Command to logout all the users in one command

who -u|grep -v root|awk {'print $6'}|kill `awk {'print $0'}`
It's only to logout all other user's except "root"

By: leosimon
2010-11-05 12:19:06

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Add a `sort -u` so things will be killed only once: who -u|grep -v root|awk {'print $6'}|sort -u|kill `awk {'print $0'}`
houghi · 553 weeks and 5 days ago
Or uniq who -u|grep -v root|awk {'print $6'}|uniq|kill `awk {'print $0'}`
nickwe · 553 weeks and 5 days ago
Thanks for the update and quick reply. I'll be sure to keep an eye on this thread. Looking for the same issue. Bumped into your thread. Thanks for creating it. Looking forward for solution.
Richlandd · 15 weeks and 4 days ago
You can definitely learn certain unix commands through these articles and I think it's a perfect platform to learn the unix cbd drug test commands for students. There are so many such learning sites available online and it's a great help for students to learn commands.
Alyssalauren · 13 weeks and 5 days 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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