Monthly Archives: March 2012


How to send broadcast messages to all users in Windows or Linux


Who knew?

For Windows use this method.

Of course in Linux Environment — it’s even simpler:

1. At a terminal window type: wall

2. Type in your message

3. End it with the End-of-file character (ctrl+d)

output looks like:

n@H:~$ wall
this is a test message
(NOTE: I entered ctrl+d to end the message)
Broadcast Message from n@H
(/dev/pts/2) at 22:35 …
this is a test message