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Re: Question: Multiple terminal remote access

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: Question: Multiple terminal remote access
Date: Mon, 12 May 2003 14:50:16 -0400
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On Mon, May 12, 2003 at 02:05:38PM -0400, Rick Niles wrote:
> We use to use QNX which had this command "ditto".  It would allow you to 
> temporarily take control of a particular console tty and the then 
> release it when you're done with it.  That way you could "see" the 
> screen from another location and even make changes, and then release it. 
> It seems quite useful for this application.
> Is there anything I can do similar to this in Linux?

You can use 'screen', which you can (for instance) run directly on the
console, and if you log into the machine remotely, attach to the session
and manipulate it just as if you were on the console.

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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