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Re: "write" another user on the same computer



On Mon, 2 May 2005 21:17:07 -0700
Paul Johnson <baloo@ursine.ca> wrote:

> On Monday May 2 2005 3:15 pm, Rodney D. Myers wrote:
> 
> > How would I "write" to perk?
> 
> Get your buddy to open a terminal and type mesg y

Tried that, when I type "who", I see;

who
cassidy  :0           May  5 18:28
cassidy  :0           May  5 18:28
rodney   pts/1        May  5 18:33 (192.168.1.102)

How would I correctly send a message to ":0"?


the correct syntax is supposed to be;;

write cassidy tty0 hello

but the above is not a tty#, so what would it be?

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