w and who don't list users in FreeBSD 9.0 and 9.1

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Wed Mar 20 13:40:49 UTC 2013

Istvan Gabor <suseuser04 at lajt.hu> writes:

> 2. I found that users are reported if they are logged in on terminal session or through ssh.
> User who is logged in through KDM3 into KDE3 session is not shown.
> Does this change the above diagnosis? Can it be something else, maybe?

Well, if they don't start a login shell, they're not going to show up as
logged in. Most terminal programs have an option to start them as login
shells, but I don't know KDE well enough to know what the normal
practice there would be.

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