Bug 1506 - finger 0.10-8 doesn't work from remote
finger 0.10-8 doesn't work from remote
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: finger (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Jay Turner
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Reported: 1999-03-14 04:58 EST by Alexander L. Belikoff
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:36 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-03-29 18:27:24 EST
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Description Alexander L. Belikoff 1999-03-14 04:58:34 EST
# 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 18:27:59 EST
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.

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