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Command to logout all the users in one command

Terminal - Command to logout all the users in one command
skill -KILL -v /dev/pts/*
2010-11-14 18:31:38
User: Cammander
Functions: skill
1
Command to logout all the users in one command

This command logs out all users - which is way more secure to use ps -ef and "grep" to kill processes.

Never ever use ps -ef piped to grep to kill something. If you ever need to ps-something use the UNIX95-directive, which makes sure you will never need "grep" together with "ps".

Alternatives

There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
who -u | grep -vE "^root " | kill `awk '{print $7}'`
2010-11-05 17:43:41
User: ProfessorTux
Functions: grep kill who
Tags: bash
4

Logs all users out except root.

I changed the grep to use a regexp in case a user's username contained the word root.

who -u|grep -v root|awk {'print $6'}|kill `awk {'print $0'}`
2010-11-05 12:19:06
User: leosimon
Functions: awk grep kill who
1

It's only to logout all other user's except "root"

who -u | grep -vE "^root " | kill `awk '{print $6}'`
2010-11-13 16:51:09
User: leosimon
Functions: grep kill who
Tags: bash
1

Only to logout all users except root

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