why the command of "who" dosen't work while i login through xdm

David Malone dwmalone at maths.tcd.ie
Tue Aug 17 03:23:03 PDT 2004

On Tue, Aug 17, 2004 at 08:08:17AM +0930, Daniel O'Connor wrote:
> > xterm(1) can be told whether to write into utmp.  I have no idea about
> > konsole, but I'm pretty sure that xconsole(1) cannot.

> It doesn't here. (KDE 3.2.2, 5.2-CURRENT)
> (Never has done AFAIR)

I think the konsole people used to think that utmp was evil, but I
believe they eventually decided to add a utmp feature. According


KDE 3.0 it would work if we had a utempter libaray.


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