Notify all users

John Tapsell johnflux at
Tue Sep 9 09:25:13 PDT 2008

2008/9/9 Jason Kim <jason at>:
> I think the imaginary "xwall" won't work because each user has it's own
> X session.
> How possibly a program determine all running X sessions?

KDE used to have a demon 'kwrited'  that would simply listen for
'wall' messages and then display them to the user.

This code probably just needs a bit of cleaning up and would probably
work again.

Something similar could be done for gnome


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