TALKD(8) System Administration Utilities TALKD(8)

talkd - Talk server

talkd [OPTION...]

Talk daemon, using service `ntalk'.

read site-wide ACLs from FILE
enable debugging

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

enable more syslog reporting
set request time-to-live value to SECONDS
apply strict ACL policy
set timeout value to SECONDS
-?, --help
give this help list
give a short usage message
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 © 2023 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.

December 2023 GNU inetutils 2.5