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Re: Problems with Talk under Debian

Gerry Jensen <gerry@blue.trans1.com> writes:

> I had trouble with this too.  I believe one problem is that the host name
> of your machine must match the IP address of your machine.

That's exactly right.

> And lastly, Sun's talk seems to be incompatible with just about every
> other OS's talk that I've tried, including Linux.

Unless you use ytalk.  ytalk can communicate with both kinds of talk
daemons.  Unfortunately there is no ytalkd, a talk daemon which could
communicate with both kinds of clients.


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