linux:shell_commands:send_messages_to_users

Send messages to other users

# Findout who is logged on
$ who
su       pts/0        2019-05-14 08:15 (172.16.11.44)
jack     pts/1        2019-05-14 09:47 (172.16.11.44)
 
 
# Broadcast a message
$ wall "System will go down in a minute!"
 
Broadcast message from su@hweb (pts/0) (Tue May 14 09:48:18 2019):
 
System will go down in a minute!
 
 
# Broadcast a message, but do not display the banner (available only to root)
wall -n "System will go down in a minute!" 
 
System will go down in a minute!
 
 
# Send message to a specific user
$ write jack pts/1
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  • linux/shell_commands/send_messages_to_users.txt
  • Last modified: 2019-10-31 09:05
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