what is chfn command and its examples

  • About chfn : change your finger information
  • Comes From : util-linux-ng-2.17.2-6.el6.i686


1. To change the full name of the user

$ chfn -f “Mike Jackson” mike

2. To specify the office room number

$ chfn -o 107 mike

3. To specify the office phone

$ chfn -p 20123023 mike

4. To print the usage message for a user

$ chfn -u mike

Related Commands: finger, passwd

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