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user id change

jcolucci
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..How do I change my
username on the network, a simple command but it escapes me. I think it is the "In real life" part of the finger
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ozo
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su jcolucci

login jcolucci

if you mean to change the account name, and you have Solaris, see
  man usermod

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AIX.  No, I just want to change my name for a day. What IS that command??
I don't want to switch users. (su)

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The "in real life" part is obtained by the finger daemon (yuk) from /etc/passwd.
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passwd -f
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chfn

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Thanks OZO....yes that's it   chfn,
how and where is this command documented?
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Does `man chfn` work on your system?
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