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On Unix-like operating systems, the write command sends a message to another user. The write utility allows you to communicate with other users by copying lines from your terminal to theirs. When you run the write command, the user you are writing to gets a message of the format:. Any further lines you enter are copied to the specified user's terminal. If the other user wants to reply, they must run write as well.