WALL(1)                    Commands and Applications                   WALL(1)




NAME

       wall - write a message to users


SYNOPSIS

       wall [file]


DESCRIPTION

       Wall  displays the contents of file or, by default, its standard input,
       on the terminals of all currently logged in users.

       Only the super-user can write on the terminals of users who have chosen
       to deny messages or are using a program which automatically denies mes-
       sages.


SEE ALSO

       mesg(1), talk(1), write(1), shutdown(8)


HISTORY

       A Wall command appeared in Version 7 AT&T UNIX.



GNO                              15 April 1998                         WALL(1)

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