[kde-linux] Send Message to KDE user

Marcelo Magno T. Sales marcelo.sales at sefaz.pe.gov.br
Fri Mar 30 11:37:58 UTC 2007


Em Qui 29 Mar 2007, Mark Frost escreveu:
> Hello. There's been something Ive been wanting to do in linux for a
> while, and Ive never been able to figure out a method for it.
> Scenario: Im at work, and I ssh into my computer to check my system
> services (I run a few daemons that I use at work, even). While
> tinkering, I decide I want to restart X. But I have roommates who use my
> computer, and if one of them are at it, I dont want to kill them. Is
> there a way that, from the command line (assuming, of course, that I
> have access to my root account and therefore full privileges) that I can
> open some sort of dialog with them? For example, if there are two users
> logged in via command-line, they can use the "talk" or "write" commands
> to communicate back and forth. Is there a similar thing I can do to
> communicate from command line to KDE, or even X in general, that anyone
> already knows about?

Take a look at ktalkd and ktalkdlg. I have never used them, but they seem to 
do exactly what you want. Please post your experience with these tools here 
later, ok?


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