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WALL(1) 	       DragonFly General Commands Manual	       WALL(1)

NAME

wall -- write a message to users

SYNOPSIS

wall [-g group] [file]

DESCRIPTION

The wall utility displays the contents of file or, by default, its stan- dard input, on the terminals of all currently logged in users. Only the super-user can write on the terminals of users who have chosen to deny messages or are using a program which automatically denies mes- sages. -g Send messages to users in this group. This option may be speci- fied multiple times, and any user in any of the specified groups will receive the message.

SEE ALSO

mesg(1), talk(1), write(1), shutdown(8)

HISTORY

A wall command appeared in PWB UNIX. DragonFly 3.9 June 6, 1993 DragonFly 3.9