Talks is not very secure and disabled on many Unix systems. check whether talk is enabled on system. /etc/inetd.conf or xinetd.conf is fist place to look. If enabled and still not working try flushing firewall rules (iptables -F assuming Linux)
Working on the badging system, Just found this old thread for 2006 and started reading it. ROTFL ... what a great discussion between forum members and our chat bot Gollum "back in the good old days"... You must check this out if you want a laugh and big smile:
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Unfortunately googling the word 'chat' gives you zebedee billion responses that relate to everything and few of them refer to the linux chat command. I've read the man page and found a couple of examples but can't see how to do this.
I want to query the modem for it's manufacturer, product id... (8 Replies)
using talk option i tried to send message to my team mate.
for connecting to one unix box, we are having a common userid and password
except that, the ip addresses will change
for me it is x.x.x.4, for my colleague it is x.x.x.3
These are the steps i did
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Could you please advice on the following query:
There are 2 users on a unix box:
I open 2 putty sessions and login with the above 2 users.
Then I type the following using the aaaa user to chat with bbbb.
Result: the screen goes... (1 Reply)