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Send console message to all users and tty

Hi people,

i tried to search in the forum... but didnt found the answer...

Sometimes i need to send a console message to all users in all tty, like reboot or shutdown does...

But i cant find how to do that.

Someone know?

Thanks a lot
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Try the wall command.
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Yes... it worked!

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