Bug 1506

Summary: finger 0.10-8 doesn't work from remote
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Alexander L. Belikoff <abel>
Component: fingerAssignee: Jay Turner <jturner>
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Version: 6.0CC: srevivo
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Hardware: i386   
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Description Alexander L. Belikoff 1999-03-14 09:58:34 UTC
# locally

$ finger abel
... all information requested ...

# from a remote RH 4.2 / i386

$ finger abel@vermis
[vermis.bfr.co.il]
finger: abe: no such user.

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-03-29 23:27:59 UTC
This worked for me. Make sure that you have util-linux-2.9o
installed (which fixes a utmp tty slot problem) as well
as the latest glibc.