Notify all users
yan at seiner.com
Tue Sep 9 08:42:14 PDT 2008
On Tue, September 9, 2008 8:34 am, Gene Heskett wrote:
> 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
>>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?
Because most of my users will not have a terminal session open. Typically
they use a browser full-screen, so I need a popup to notify them.
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