Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: Sep 20 2004
lchfn - Change finger information
Displays and allows changing information about user
that is available using the
command (usually stored in the "gecos" field of /etc/passwd
If the user argument is not provided,
username of the invoking user is used;
the user argument is ignored if
is run set-uid to a different user.
Entering an empty string (by pressing Enter) at a prompt
is interpreted as accepting a default value;
to erase an attribute (or to use an empty string as the attribute value),
enter a single dot character.
- -i, --interactive
Ask all questions when connecting to the user database,
even if default answers are set up in
The exit status is 0 on success, 1 on error.