[Ilugc] One Day One GNU/Linux Command (WALL)
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Wed Jul 2 09:37:31 IST 2008
One Day One GNU/Linux Command
wall -- Send a message to everybody's terminal.
Wall sends a message to everybody logged. The length of the message is
limited to 20 lines. You MAY need root permission, on some system, to
run this command. This command is used to pass the some critical
information to all.
# wall "Welcome" -- Send the string "Welcome" to all.
# wall "System is going for a Reboot in another 5min.
Plz save your data and logout" -- Send the string to all.
# wall < message.txt -- Send the file content to all.
# wall -- Enter the message in stdin and terminate with Ctrl+D.
Read : man wall
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