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Script Terminal Session

Terminal - Script Terminal Session
script -f /tmp/foo; tail -f /tmp/foo
2011-11-22 15:16:08
Functions: script tail
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Script Terminal Session

script -f /tmp/foo will place all output of the terminal, including carriage returns, to a file. This file can be tail dash-eff'ed by one or more other terminals to display the information of the main terminal. Good way to share one's screen on short notice.

Note: This produces a very accurate output, but that includes depending on the size of your terminal to be the same. You can clear screens or even resize the terminal for others using this function; I use it in conjunction with the "mid" command in my list.

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If you like that, you'll really love screen(1).

Comment by h3xx 151 weeks and 4 days ago

Screen is pretty cool, but I haven't been able to do that without setuid. This command can be run on a system by a user without sudo.

Comment by robinsonaarond 65 weeks and 5 days ago

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