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Old 10-06-2017, 08:59 AM   #1
nwunye
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Exclamation How to Display Message to User after kicking them out with "pkill -u $user"


I'm running a script that kicks specified users off my server after a specified time.

However, after the user is kicked off, I would like to display a message explaining to the user why they were kicked off.

I've tried the ".bash_logout" file but the message displays only after the user logs themselves out, not after my script kicks them off.

I appreciate any help with this - thank you!
 
Old 10-06-2017, 11:19 AM   #2
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There's a CLI command write that sends a message, but I'm not sure whether that works on a GUI. There's also a program called LinPopUp which does produce a window in the GUI, so long as you have Samba installed.
http://linpopup2.sourceforge.net/
 
  


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