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make a log of a terminal session

Terminal - make a log of a terminal session
script
2009-02-09 22:38:56
User: chrisdrew
Functions: script
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make a log of a terminal session

Creates a log of a session in a file called typescript. Or specify the file with:

script filename

Exit the session with control-d.

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Terminal - Alternatives

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Comment by mkc 337 weeks and 5 days ago

This is my favorite command so far this week.

Thanks mkc

Comment by Williebee 337 weeks and 5 days ago

It doesn't work for me. I get jest a file with date, nothing else.

Comment by gogiel 337 weeks and 5 days ago

gogiel Have you tried clearing your screen "clear" between tries?

after running cat on output file screen looks the same.

and don't forget ctrl-D to stop script.

Comment by Williebee 337 weeks and 5 days ago

Your point of view

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