Notify me when users log in

notifyme -C `cat /etc/passwd | cut -d: -f1`
Notifyme is a program that listen in background for users login, and report on login and logout. Users can be specified from a list or in a ~/notify.rc file. -C options force to display messages on the center of the screen.See man notifyme for more details. Part of notifyme package, tested on Debian.
Sample Output
root from :0.0 arrived!

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2009-05-19 19:17:05
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What Others Think

Interesting command, but you can ditch the UUOC: notifyme -C $(cut -d: -f1 /etc/passwd)
sud0er · 487 weeks and 3 days ago
Guessing that "UUOC" stands for "unnecessary use of cat" here.
bwoodacre · 487 weeks and 3 days ago

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