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Old 02-21-2007, 03:05 PM   #1
WilliamS
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wall command won't work


The subject says it all.
I tried doing:
william@host:~$ write william
and got:
write: william has messages disabled

but when I tried:
mesg y

it still gave the same result.
I would really like to see wall messages.

What am I doing wrong?
 
Old 02-22-2007, 11:54 PM   #2
loserveg
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i get:
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write: you have write permission turned off.
for both user and root, dunno if it helps, but atleast its a response
 
  


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