[TAG] cannot talk using "talk"
thomas at edulinux.homeunix.org
Sat Sep 25 18:12:57 MSD 2004
On Sat, Sep 25, 2004 at 03:07:17PM +0100, Thomas Adam wrote:
> The "talk" command is/was used initially by BSD to allow users on a LAN to
> talk to one another. But what you also need is talkd -- which is the remote
> user authentication tool. "Talkd" has to be spawned from inetd if it is to
> work, this something like the following :
Well done, me. :)
 This is from memory and so is possibly inaccurate. Either way, the entries
may well already be installed into the file: /etc/inetd.conf - and if no such
entries exist, those lines should be added to this file.
-- Thomas Adam
$ source ~/.bash_history
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