Broadcast message to all logged in terminal users.

cat welcome | wall
Show message in file "welcome" to all logged in terminal users.
Sample Output
Broadcast Message from william@linux-wsue                                      
        (/dev/pts/0) at 12:05 ...                                              
Welcome to Command-line-fu

By: Williebee
2009-02-14 18:12:50

What Others Think

sudo wall welcome (read the man page)
abcde · 656 weeks and 5 days ago
wall [message] already does this...
chongopants · 474 weeks ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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