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


wall -- write a message to users


wall [-g group] [file]


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.


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


A wall command appeared in PWB UNIX. DragonFly 4.3 June 6, 1993 DragonFly 4.3