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Re: screen rocks (was Re: potato on 486)



on Fri, Oct 12, 2001 at 06:00:12PM +1000, Brian May (bam@debian.org) wrote:
> >>>>> "Karsten" == Karsten M Self <kmself@ix.netcom.com> writes:
> 
>     Karsten> It's not the same thing as virtual terminals, though it's
>     Karsten> got certain similarities.  The real bonus is
>     Karsten> detachability -- you can launch a screen session, detach
>     Karsten> from it, connect later (or from another location).  You
>     Karsten> can even share one session between multiple users (fun
>     Karsten> for showing a newbie tricks or doing support).
> 
> Just curious, how do you do this? I found I could type in:
> 
> Ctrl-A : multiuser on
> Ctrl-A : acladd user password
> Ctrl-A : displays
> 
> but haven't been able to work out (yet) how to attach to this screen
> as another user.

    $ man screen
    $ screen -x <session> 

Peace.

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