Notify all users

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at
Tue Sep 9 08:34:44 PDT 2008

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
What is wrong with just using wall?

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