Linux Command Directory
This directory of Linux commands is from Linux in a Nutshell, 5th Edition.
Click on any of the 687 commands below to get a description and list of available options. All links in the command summaries point to the online version of the book on Safari Bookshelf.
write user [tty] message
Initiate or respond to an interactive conversation with user. A write session is terminated with EOF. If the user is logged into more than one terminal, specify a tty number. See also talk; use mesg to keep other users from writing to your terminal.