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Old 02-18-2004, 06:50 PM   #1
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Quick question :)


Is there a command (and what is the syntax for it) where you can send a message to another PC.

Kinda like, "net send "name of pc" "message" for windows.
 
Old 02-18-2004, 07:01 PM   #2
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If the other machine is running windows (or has
smb popups of some sort installed)
echo "Message" | smbclient -M <netbiosname>
Then there's talk (ytalk) ... try man for
details ;)
talk <user@host>


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Old 02-18-2004, 07:28 PM   #3
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thanks forthe quick reply.

What is the command for another linux machine. I want to send a message to someone else in my network neighborhood. I
 
  


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