Notify all users
mangoo at wpkg.org
Tue Sep 9 09:22:22 PDT 2008
Gene Heskett schrieb:
> On Tuesday 09 September 2008, Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
>> Gene Heskett schrieb:
>>> On Tuesday 09 September 2008, Yan Seiner wrote:
>>>> How do I go about notifying all users? I am looking for an equivalent
>>>> of 'wall' for X. xmessage doesn't really work very well as I'd have to
>>>> mess with xhost in each user's profile.
>>>> I've looked at libnotify, but it runs into dbus security issues.
>>>> So how does a sysadmin notify all users of an impending system event
>>>> (like a shutdown)?
>>> What is wrong with just using wall?
>> Does "wall" display anything for users running X? No.
> How did you disable that? Here it echo's to every open shell and opens a
> message window on windows without open shells on them.
Do you really think every Joe and Mary has a shell window opened?
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