Notify all users

Jason Kim jason at
Tue Sep 9 09:36:42 PDT 2008

Is this only for single computer ? If then, why does people need to show
message on same computer?

I thought this is for multiple users using their own computer, and admin
want to notify some messages to everybody.

On Tue, 2008-09-09 at 17:25 +0100, John Tapsell wrote:
> 2008/9/9 Jason Kim <jason at>:
> > I think the imaginary "xwall" won't work because each user has it's own
> > X session.
> >
> > How possibly a program determine all running X sessions?
> KDE used to have a demon 'kwrited'  that would simply listen for
> 'wall' messages and then display them to the user.
> This code probably just needs a bit of cleaning up and would probably
> work again.
> Something similar could be done for gnome
> JohnFlux
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