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  eMailman® -- Finger
If an account is fingerable, fingering that account will tell you various information about that account.
Fingering "a-starr1@uiuc.edu" would not work, as my real account was "atstarr@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu," which could be fingered.
If you system is fingerable (see above), people can finger you at the address at which you would login to the shell.
www.emailman.com /finger   (927 words)

  Finger protocol - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The finger program was written in 1971 by Les Earnest who created the program to solve the need of users who wanted information on other users of the network.
Finger information has been frequently used by crackers as a way to initiate a social engineering attack on a company's computer security system.
For these reasons, while finger was widely used during the early days of Internet, by the 1990s the vast majority of sites on the internet no longer offered the service.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Finger_protocol   (515 words)

 Finger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The finger is any of the digits of the hand in humans and other species such as the great apes.
The grace of the fingers is not sacrificed to their dexterity due to the placement of their muscles in the forearm, with motion communicated via long tendons which may be observed on the back of the hand.
In anatomy, the thumb is the first finger and the little finger is the fifth finger.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Finger   (530 words)

 Index Finger Diagram @ BareHands.com (Bare Hands)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The index finger, pointer finger or forefinger is the second digit of a human hand, located between the thumb and the middle finger.
It is usually the most dexterous finger of a hand and is usually used to point to things (a direction, an object etc.), thus it is also called the pointer finger.
The middle finger was called the index finger in earlier times, since it was usually the longest digit and was therefore used to flip through index cards.
www.barehands.com /encyclopedia/Index_finger   (459 words)

 History of The Finger
Giving someone "the finger" is one of the basest violations in modern culture, but its origins date back over 2500 years.
It has been argued by anthropologists that the finger is a a variant of a classic "phallic aggressive" gesture used by primates.
The finger, or convicium facio (meaning, I provoke an argument) was a "natural expression of scorn and contempt." Although he thought it was horrid to use, the deaf might have had no better way to express themselves after someone dumped the contents of a chamber pot on them in the street.
www.ooze.com /finger/html/history.html   (887 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online: FINGER, JOSEPH
Joseph Finger, architect, was born on March 7, 1887, in Bielitz, Austria, the son of Hani (Steifter) and Henri Finger.
During the 1930s Finger was responsible for such major public buildings as the Montgomery County Courthouse, Conroe (1935, altered); Jefferson Davis Hospital (1937, with Alfred C. Finnqv); Houston City Hall (1939); and the Houston Municipal Airport Terminal and Hangar (1940).
Finger's public buildings of the 1930s and 1940s were also designed in the modernistic style.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/FF/ffi37.html   (705 words)

 GNU Finger - Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: )
GNU Finger is a utility program designed to allow users of Unix hosts on the Internet network to get information about each other.
It is a direct replacement for the Berkeley 4.3 finger code, although it produces different looking output and is designed to run on a wide variety of systems.
Finger delivers information about users in varying formats, depending on how it is invoked.
web.mit.edu /gnu/doc/html/finger_1.html   (543 words)

 Finger   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Finger was picked up by a number of other groups with DEC-10 computers that were connected to Arpanet -- software flowed in all directions around the net in those days.
GNU Finger was developed in October 1992 and replaced Berkeley 4.3 Finger code.
The GNU Finger displayed the the full name, home directory, shell, mail forwarding, Whether the user has any unread mail, and if so, when it was last read, the last login time and remote host (if known)and `.plan' and/or `.project' file.
www.rajivshah.com /Case_Studies/Finger/Finger.htm   (4711 words)

 Great Moments in Science - Sexy Finger - Part One
If the fourth finger of your right hand is longer than your second finger, then you are probably a super spunk, a stud-muffin, a testosterone tiger.
On average, you (with the longer fourth finger) will have a higher sperm count, a higher level of testosterone, and a lower incidence of germ cell failure -where you have a zero or very low sperm count.
Women who had a fourth finger shorter than their second finger would have higher levels of various female hormones such as oestrogen, prolactin and luteinising hormone.
www.abc.net.au /science/k2/moments/s48816.htm   (699 words)

 ABC News: Woman Who Found Finger in Chili May Sue
Anna Ayala says she was horrified when she found a piece of a finger in a cup of chili at a California Wendy's last week.
March 28, 2005 — The woman who gave new meaning to the term "finger food" after finding a piece of a human finger in her Wendy's chili last week says she has suffered severe distress after the incident and is considering a lawsuit.
The finger was about 1 ½ inches long and is believed to be a woman's finger because it had a long, groomed nail, say officials.
abcnews.go.com /GMA/Business/story?id=619456&page=1   (404 words)

 RFC 1196 (rfc1196) - Finger User Information Protocol
Based on RFC 742, a description of the original Finger protocol, this memo attempts to clarify the expected communication between the two ends of a Finger connection.
Flow of events Finger is based on the Transmission Control Protocol, using TCP port 79 decimal (117 octal).
Finger is one of the avenues for direct penetration, as the Morris worm pointed out quite vividly.
www.faqs.org /rfcs/rfc1196.html   (2536 words)

 UNIX man pages : finger ()   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The format is to specify a user as "user@host", or "@host", where the default output format for the former is the -l style, and the default output format for the latter is the -s style.
This is for processing remote finger requests when invoked by fingerd(8).
For this to work, the finger program, as started by fingerd(8), must be able to see the.nofinger file.
www.mcsr.olemiss.edu /cgi-bin/man-cgi?finger   (599 words)

 Define finger - a definition from Whatis.com
Finger is a program that tells you the name associated with an e-mail address.
It may also tell you whether they are currently logged in at their system or their most recent logon session and possibly other information, depending on the data that is maintained about users on that computer.
To finger another Internet user, you need to have the finger program on your computer or you can go to a finger gateway on the Web and enter the e-mail address.
searchwebservices.techtarget.com /sDefinition/0,,sid26_gci212123,00.html   (232 words)

 Odds of body parts in food? Not good - Food Inc. - MSNBC.com
The piece of index finger, which an employee had severed at the first knuckle, was found Sunday by Clarence Stowers in a pint of dessert he purchased from Kohl’s Frozen Custard in the coastal town of Wilmington.
He has reportedly hired a lawyer and is holding on to the severed finger as evidence in a possible lawsuit.
It is not known whose finger it was; Ayala denies that it was a hoax.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/7714408   (888 words)

 BBC NEWS | Americas | US police identify chilli finger
It belonged to a family friend of Anna Ayala, the woman who said she discovered the finger as she ate in a restaurant in San Jose, California.
The finger's owner was identified after a call to Wendy's reward hotline last week, San Jose police chief Rob Davies said.
The fast food chain has insisted all along that the finger did not originate at one of its establishments as no staff had lost a digit and no suppliers had reported any hand accidents.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/americas/4546041.stm   (246 words)

 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Horrors (Getting the Finger)
See, for example, our page about a scare involving a finger supposedly found in a can of menudo.) In March 2005, the news media were once again full of reports that such a grisly discovery had been made.
Allman offered to submit to DNA testing to identify whether the finger supposedly found in the bowl of Wendy's chili was hers, but a match was doubtful in light of news reports that her lost fingertip was only half as long as the one Anna Ayala claimed to have found.
Police later determined the mysterious finger Ayala claimed to have found in a bowl of chili came from an associate of her husband's, who lost his fingertip when it was severed in the tailgate of a truck during a work accident at an asphalt maintenance company and evidently gave the digit to a
www.snopes.com /horrors/food/chili.asp   (877 words)

 Lady's finger - udupipages.com
Let it cook on a low flame till it becomes tender and is cooked properly.It is a dry curry.
Then add a little oil into a frying pan, and fry the red chillies, coriander seeds, and as a foetida, and prepare a smooth masala grinding the grated coconut and all the fried items.
This paste is mixed with the cooked Lady's finger pieces.
www.udupipages.com /home/recipe/lady.html   (536 words)

 Finger Tutorial   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The finger application can be used to print finger information about a user on the local host or any other host in the Internet which also supports the finger protocol.
If the user is fairly sure that their host is a unix system and no finger information can be retrieved from a query, there is a good chance that the user's e-mail address involves a mail exchanger [MX] record.
The host component of the e-mail address you fingered is a valid fully qualified domain name, but it does not support the finger protocol.
www.cni.org /pub/inetroom/finger.html   (295 words)

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Zimmerman [Page 3] RFC 1288 Finger December 1991 o the BNF in the Finger query specification was not clear on the treatment of blank space.
Zimmerman [Page 4] RFC 1288 Finger December 1991 {H}, being recursive, means that there is no arbitrary limit on the number of @hostname tokens in the query.
Zimmerman [Page 9] RFC 1288 Finger December 1991 This is to protect against people playing with terminal escape codes, changing other peoples' X window names, or committing other dastardly or confusing deeds.
www.ietf.org /rfc/rfc1288.txt   (2631 words)

Finger is  the tool for  discovering  user information by using well known finger service.
To use the finger  tool enter the User@)Host in the Finger Input box, and click  on the Finger button.The  results will be shown  in the Finger Response section.
 abuse@mailcentro.com (for prontomail.com) in the finger response section.
www.nsauditor.com /docs/html/tools/Finger.htm   (80 words)

 Wendy's diner finds human finger in her chili
He said the finger had been cooked at a high enough temperature to kill any viruses, including hepatitis or HIV, and that it was very unlikely that she will suffer any health effects from her experience, aside from psychological trauma.
Since all of the workers at the restaurant were found to be in possession "of all 10 of their fingers," health inspectors assume the finger likely entered the food chain as a result of the manufacturing process, according to county Environmental Resources Director Ben Gale.
In addition, authorities may be able to obtain a fingerprint and DNA from the finger to identify the person.
sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2005/03/24/MNGPUBU27R1.DTL   (924 words)

 Help Files: UNIX: Finger   (Site not responding. Last check: )
There are two basic ways to use finger: % finger user@machine Will give you information about a certain user on a given machine, for example: % finger cltien@www.decf.berkeley.edu [www.decf.berkeley.edu] Login name: cltien In real life: Prof.
Note that the line "Last login..." tells you when that person was last logged on, implying that they are not currently logged on.
If they were, that line would instead read: "On since..." The other way to use finger is to find out *everyone* that is currently logged on to a system, by leaving off the username, thusly: % finger @nobelium.me.berkeley.edu [nobelium.me.berkeley.edu] User Real Name What Idle TTY Host Console Location angad Angad Singh csh *p4 fluorine (oxygen.EECS.Berkeley.
www.decf.berkeley.edu /help/unix/finger.html   (196 words)

 RFC 1288 (rfc1288) - The Finger User Information Protocol   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Updates The differences of note between RFC 1196 and this memo are: o the optional /W switch in the Finger query specification was mistakenly placed at the end of the line.
o the BNF in the Finger query specification was not clear on the treatment of blank space.
o The flow of events in a Finger connection is now better defined on the topic of the close of the Finger connection.
www.faqs.org /rfcs/rfc1288.html   (2698 words)

the breadth of a finger as a unit of measurement; digit.
the length of a finger: approximately 4½ in.
The house was falling into ruin, but he wouldn't lift a finger to repair it.
www.infoplease.com /dictionary/finger   (361 words)

 SANTA CLARA COUNTY / Was finger cooked along with chili? / Officials say it may have been added later in the process
The human finger found in a bowl of chili at a San Jose Wendy's might not have been cooked with the chili and could have been snuck in later in the preparation process, Santa Clara County officials said Friday.
It had been widely reported after a news conference Wednesday that the finger had been cooked with the chili, but officials acknowledged Friday -- after questions were raised by Wendy's -- that no conclusive evidence had been found.
Fenstersheib said that even if the severed, 13/8-inch finger segment had been slipped in after cooking, the risk to Ayala -- or any other customers - - would be almost zero.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/03/26/BAG1KBUNUU1.DTL   (582 words)

 CNN.com - Police: Woman arrested in finger hoax - Apr 22, 2005
They said Anna Ayala, 39, was arrested Thursday night at her home in Las Vegas, Nevada, on a charge of attempted grand theft in connection with the episode.
Ayala filed a claim against Wendy's after she reported the finger in her chili, but she dropped it after police investigators obtained a search warrant for her home.
After Ayala reported finding the finger, Wendy's launched an internal investigation, even checking its workers and employees of suppliers to see if anyone had lost a digit.
www.cnn.com /2005/LAW/04/22/Wendys.hoax   (473 words)

 Finger (sagittal section)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Finger (sagittal section): jointed appendage at the end of a human hand (thumb, index finger, middle finger, third finger, little finter).
Pad: fleshy part at the end of a finger.
Nail: horny plate on the dorsal surface of the end of a finger.
www.infovisual.info /03/028_en.html   (123 words)

 Judging Simon's Finger - Mar 24, 2004 - E! Online News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The American Idol judge is the latest star to be screen-grabbed in the act of a reputed obscene gesture by the Drudge Report.
The Website said Cowell's extended middle finger "came during a heated exchange with fellow judge Paula Abdul." A check of the tape, though, shows Cowell's offending digit came into camera view on two occasions, neither of which involved Abdul, and neither of which involved a "heated exchange."
Cowell's active paw drifted into dicey middle-finger territory once as he rested his head on it while listening to contestant Fantasia Barrino sass him for urging her not to "become old." The finger made one other appearance--in the form of an apparent scratch--during an innocuous exchange with teen crooner John Stevens.
www.eonline.com /News/Items/0,1,13773,00.html?ibd   (862 words)

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