NAME
chfn—Change your finger information

SYNOPSIS
chfn [ –f full-name ][–o office][–p office-phone ] [ –h home-phone ] [ –u ] [ –v ] [username ]

DESCRIPTION
chfn is used to change your finger information. This information is stored in the /etc/passwd file, and is displayed by the finger program. The Linux finger command will display four pieces of information that can be changed by chfn: your real name, your work room and phone, and your home phone.

COMMAND LINE
Any of the four pieces of information can be specified on the command line. If no information is given on the command line, chfn enters interactive mode.

INTERACTIVE MODE
In interactive mode, chfn will prompt for each field. At a prompt, you can enter the new information, or just press return to leave the field unchanged. Enter the keyword none to make the field blank.

OPTIONS

OptionsDescription
–f, —full-nameSpecify your real name.
–o, —officeSpecify your office room number.
–p, —office-phoneSpecify your office phone number.
–h, —home-phoneSpecify your home phone number.
–u, —helpPrint a usage message and exit.
-v, —versionPrint version information and exit.

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