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Bug 1506 - finger 0.10-8 doesn't work from remote
Summary: finger 0.10-8 doesn't work from remote
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: finger
Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jay Turner
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-03-14 09:58 UTC by Alexander L. Belikoff
Modified: 2015-01-07 23:36 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-03-29 23:27:24 UTC

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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
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.

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