wall - write a message to users SYNOPSIS

wall [file? DESCRIPTION

Wall 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 messages. SEE ALSO

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

A wall command appeared in Version 7 AT


Linux 0.99 March 8, 1993 1

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