Informing other users
dieter.schicker at uni-graz.at
Thu Sep 28 13:57:28 UTC 2006
Peter Garrett wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Sep 2006 12:54:04 +0200
> Dieter Schicker <dieter.schicker at uni-graz.at> wrote:
>> I already asked this question several weeks ago but didn't get an
>> answer. So I try again:
>> In my network I want to be able to send small informative messages to
>> the users that are currently logged in. I want it that way that a popup
>> window appears on the users screen which shows the message. I heard
>> about linpopup, but it requires samba and I'm not willing to install
>> samba on each workstation.
>> Any ideas?
> Well, this works with ssh:
> ssh user at host xmessage -display :0 "Free Pizza upstairs in 5 minutes"
> It isn't very pretty, of course - you could probably use xdialog or zenity
> to do something similar.
Thanks, works great!
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