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.TH finger@ 1
.SH NAME
finger@ \- get user information from a host
.SH SYNTAX
.B finger@
[
.I host
[
.I user
]
]
.SH DESCRIPTION
.B finger@
connects to TCP port 79 (Finger) on
.IR host ,
sends
.I user
(with an extra CR)
to
.IR host ,
and prints any data it receives.
It removes CR and converts unprintable characters to a visible format.
Some computers respond to port 79 with information about
.IR user .

If
.I user
is not supplied,
.B finger@
sends a blank line to
.IR host .
Some computers respond with information about
all the users who are logged in.

If
.I host
is not supplied,
.B finger@
connects to the local host.
.SH "SEE ALSO"
addcr(1),
cat(1),
delcr(1),
finger(1),
tcpclient(1)