Re: Root sending messages to users
On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 4:12 AM, Dotan Cohen <email@example.com> wrote:
> 2008/6/20 Brian McKee <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> Does 'sudo wall' work for you? I don't have a machine handy to try -
> No, wall is inappropriate because she is in KDE, not a terminal.
>> but it used to pop up in X too IIRC
>> Sends it to everybody - but if it's a one user box...
> Well, it is a one-user box, but she is that user! When I SSH in I SSH in as her.
Darn it, now you've got me digging. I'm sure on an old box I had
(Redhat 7.2 maybe?) wall messages were posted in X as well
automatically. But I can' t figure out how now....