I know you can use write to send a message to a currently logged in user, but how do you leave a message for a user who is not logged in? The solution I have seen is modify the motd, but that will be ...
I am currently using wall to show a message on a remote machine when an activity is started and finished. But this is intrusive, as it will write across an editor they might have open etc. What I ...
Back in the stone ages, when men were men and women were women and Unix's competitor was VMS, Unix had a lovely talk (or ntalk, or ytalk) split screen IM command where you could talk and both parties ...
Empathy allows users to combine contacts together and create what is called a "meta-contact". So if you have a contact that uses different protocols, eg. GTalk and MSN, you can combine them together ...
Ever since I have been running Linux I have not been able to use Skype video messages. Even the program I have downloaded for Skype is telephony, and I don't want Skype telephony. What am I doing ...