Logging out Other Users

By Paulus, 27 May, 2010

There's been times that I forget to log off my computer at work. I do have the ability to VPN into the office and ssh into my box. From there I can log myself out:

Find out which terminal I forgot to log myself out of:

# who

Kill the terminal I'm logged in at, if I am logged in at pts/0, then I would issue the following command:

# skill -KILL pts/0

To log out users based on user name:

# skill -KILL -u paulus