Command to logout all the users in one command

who -u | grep -vE "^root " | kill `awk '{print $7}'`
Logs all users out except root. I changed the grep to use a regexp in case a user's username contained the word root.

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Hi Professortux, I have used the command given by you, but it doesn't work because you have awk the field 7 which specifies the IP address of the login. I have changed the command as follows, and it works fine. who -u | grep -vE "^root " | kill `awk '{print $6}'`
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