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WALL(1M)                                                              WALL(1M)



NAME
       wall  -  write to all users

SYNOPSIS
       /etc/wall

DESCRIPTION
       Wall reads its standard input until an end-of-file.  It then sends this
       message, preceded by `Broadcast Message ...', to all logged in users.

       The sender should be super-user to override any protections  the  users
       may have invoked.

FILES
       /dev/tty?
       /etc/utmp

SEE ALSO
       mesg(1), write(1)

DIAGNOSTICS
       `Cannot send to ...' when the open on a user's tty file fails.



                                                                      WALL(1M)