On Thu, 2004-09-23 at 01:57, Colin Charles wrote:
>On Wed, 2004-09-22 at 18:56, Panu Matilainen wrote:
>>I just had an incident - or almost had - which reminded me that AFAIK
>>there's no way to receive wall-messages on GNOME (or KDE) unless you
>>happen to have a terminal open. Developers probably always have a terminal
>>or a dozen open at any given time but the casual user might not and thus
>>simply miss a broadcast from root about system going down in 15min (for
>>example) which could be nasty.
>There's been a bug open about this for a while:
>I wonder what has happened to the internal RFE that was mentioned
>Colin Charles, byte(a)aeon.com.my
>"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you,
>then you win." -- Mohandas Gandhi
Wall seems to do fine on my systems using KDE.
I must admit that I always have a terminal open, but KWrited picks up
wall messages, and I did not have to ask it to.