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TALKD(8) System Administration Utilities TALKD(8)

talkd - Talk server

talkd [OPTION...]

Talk daemon, using service `ntalk'.
-a, --acl=FILE
read site-wide ACLs from FILE
-d, --debug
enable debugging

-i, --idle-timeout=SECONDS set idle timeout value to SECONDS

-l, --logging
enable more syslog reporting
-r, --request-ttl=SECONDS
set request time-to-live value to SECONDS
-S, --strict-policy
apply strict ACL policy
-t, --timeout=SECONDS
set timeout value to SECONDS
-?, --help
give this help list
give a short usage message
-V, --version
print program version

Mandatory or optional arguments to long options are also mandatory or optional for any corresponding short options.

Written by Sergey Poznyakoff.

Report bugs to <>.

Copyright © 2015 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.


The full documentation for talkd is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and talkd programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info talkd

should give you access to the complete manual.

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