|TALK(1)||General Commands Manual||TALK(1)|
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talkis a visual communication program which copies lines from your terminal to that of another user. The command arguments are as follows:
talkwindow. The default is to clear the next two rows and jump from the bottom of the window to the top.
talksends the message
Message from Talk_Daemon@localhost... talk: connection requested by your_name@your_machine. talk: respond with: talk your_name@your_machine
$ talk your_name@your_machine
^L’) will cause the screen to be reprinted, while the erase, kill, and word kill characters will behave normally. To exit, just type the interrupt character;
talkthen moves the cursor to the bottom of the screen and restores the terminal to its previous state. Permission to talk may be denied or granted by use of the mesg(1) command. At the outset talking is allowed. Certain commands, such as pr(1), disallow messages in order to prevent messy output.
talkand exit with a zero status.
talkutility exits 0 on success, and >0 if either an error occurred or
talkis invoked on an unsupported terminal. mail(1), mesg(1), who(1), write(1), talkd(8)
talkutility is compliant with the IEEE Std 1003.1-2008 (“POSIX.1”) specification, though its presence is optional. The flags [
talkcommand appeared in 4.2BSD.
|May 25, 2017||OpenBSD-current|