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       xfingerd - simple BSD-compatible finger daemon


       xfingerd is supposed to be called from inetd.


       This  manual  page documents briefly the xfingerd command.  This manual
       page was written for  the  Debian  distribution  because  the  original
       program does not have a manual page.

       xfingerd   is  yet  another  BSD-like  fingerd  replacement  aiming  at
       security.  xfingerd allows users to be  fingered  with  UID  1000-29999
       (according to the Debian Policy Manual, Section 3.2, this range of UIDs
       will be assigned by adduser).   Users  can  prevent  themselves  to  be
       fingered  by  creating  an empty $HOME/.nofinger file.  PGP public keys
       can be placed and will be displayed from $HOME/.pgpkey.


       in.fingerd(8), cfingerd(8), efingerd(8).


       This manual page was written by KELEMEN  Peter  <>,  for
       the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).

                                April 10, 2002                     XFINGERD(8)