[clug] tty -> SSH

Peter Barker pbarker at barker.dropbear.id.au
Thu Oct 7 23:38:48 GMT 2004

On Thu, 7 Oct 2004, Joel Plane wrote:

> Is it possible to use an SSH vty connection to view whats happening on a
> local tty? I'm probably mis-using the terminology so I'll explain: I

One more: if the console in question is of the /dev/tty<n> sort, you can
use the corresponding vcs terminal:

pbarker at milligan:~$ sudo cat /dev/vcs5
Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 milligan tty5

milligan login:

Quite limitted in capability, but sometimes enough.

> Joel Plane.

Peter Barker                          |   N    _--_|\ /---- Barham, Vic
Programmer,Sysadmin,Geek              | W + E /     /\
pbarker at barker.dropbear.id.au         |   S   \_,--?_*<-- Canberra
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Thu Jan  8 12:27:35 2004  	nigelw - Comments added
[pbarker - Wed Jan  7 18:23:13 2004]:
> You are in a maze of twisty semantics. You have: a hammer.
You miss the semantic. \The semantic hits you. \You are permenantly confused.

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