talk

Gavin McCullagh gmccullagh at gmail.com
Tue Apr 17 17:06:34 BST 2007


On Tue, 17 Apr 2007, Pan, Richard wrote:

> Is there some kind of command line chatting program on edubuntu?  I used 
> it a while ago, where we just type in talk and a username. Provided the 
> other user was on the system - it would split into two screens one for 
> each user allowing realtime chat.

There are several.  The basic one is just called "talk", others include
"ytalk" and "utalk".  

None of these would be installed though.  You'd need to add them. using the
package manager.   You need to install talkd too.

Gavin




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