attaching a terminal to 'join' another?
perrin at apotheon.com
Thu Aug 2 16:09:04 UTC 2007
On Thu, Aug 02, 2007 at 11:19:21AM -0400, Jim Stapleton wrote:
> Sorry if my question is a bit confusing - I'm not even sure the proper
> terminology, so I don't know what the best way to start looking is.
> I'm rebuilding a system at home, and I'd like to check how the build
> is going at a slow time at work sometimes. I can connect to the system
> from work (ssh into my main box, and then from there, ssh to the
> system I'm working on). I have a terminal opened on that system
> (actually, another ssh session fron the main box), and I'd like to
> have my new connection attach to that terminal session, if possible,
> so that I can just pick up where I left off, and monitor it from here.
> Is this possible?
Step 1: Go back in time to before you started the build.
Step 2: Install a utility called "screen" on that machine.
Step 3: Start a screen session, and start your build from within that.
Step 4: Detach from that screen session by typing ^A then pressing D.
Step 5: Reattach to that screen session at any time with `screen -r`.
Sorry about the "go back in time" part. I guess you'll know for next
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