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Currently I am trying to set up PuTTy from my Windows laptop to my Xubuntu laptop. (My Windows laptop is one I got from work. I want to use some Linux commands, since it's easier and performing faster.)
I got to the point where there are 5 accounts logged in. test@tty1, mark@tty8, test@pts/1, test@pts/2 and test@pts/0.
I didn't know which one I am at the moment with my laptop (since I shut down some PuTTy instances). So I used: vi newfile1 using PuTTy and went over to my other laptop (the Xubuntu one) and used w. It shows that I am logged in with PuTTy at the moment as test@pts/0.
This means I have got test@pts/1 and test@pts/2 as users I cannot access anymore ( I think... ). So I want to log them out.
Logging them out seems a hassle, since I can't use PuTTy anymore ( closed those windows...). Searching on google, I came across SKILL. I used sudo skill -STOP -u test@pts/1. This gave me the response: ERROR: -u used with bad data. Looking at the man page, nothing really cleared up for me.
Can anyone push me a bit more in the right direction?
I first used the skill command without sudo, but that would not return an error nor would it actually log out the other user (for obivous reasons). With sudo it works fine, it however does not respond with a message the other user has actually been logged out.