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Old 02-12-2002
terminal display

I want to display a system warning message at the prompt of every live terminal on a sun solaris 8 machine using CDE.

I know this can be done on a console, but what about dtterm and xterm regular windows?

Does anyone know how this is done?

What about a single terminal?

Clear skies,
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Old 02-12-2002
Check out the man page on wall. This will send a message to all users logged into the system.

To write to just one particular terminal you can use the write command.
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Old 02-13-2002
Also, check out this thread:

You can also search the forum for "wall", and find a few threads about this subject.
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