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Re: How to display CLI output on another machine



On 1/7/07, Nigel Henry <cave dnb tiscali fr> wrote:
On Sunday 07 January 2007 18:24, Manuel Arostegui Ramirez wrote:
> El Domingo, 7 de Enero de 2007 18:09, Nigel Henry escribió:
> > I can ssh into my other machine ok, and can edit files, etc, which is no
> > problem.
> >
> > What I would like to do is to have access to what is currently displayed
> > on the CLI (Konsole) on machine B. As an example. I run apt-get update,
> > then apt-get dist-upgrade on machine B, which runs to completion. The
> > history is still on the CLI.  I now need to post the history from the CLI
> > on machine B to a mailing list. The email client (Kmail) is on machine A.
> >
> > Is there a way to display the history that's on the CLI on machine B on
> > machine A, so that I can simply highlight the text, then paste it to
> > Kmails composer on machine A?
> >
> > Both machines are next to one another, but at the moment I have to save
> > the CLI history on machine B as a text file, ssh into B from A, and use
> > nano to display the text file, before I can highlight, and paste the text
> > into Kmails composer.
> >
> > Nigel.
>
> Well, If I didn't misunderstand your scenario, what if you use, for instace
> >> in order to redirect output of machine B and then copy it to machine A?
> By scp or whatever.
> That's to say, using your example above: 'apt-get update && apt-get
> dist-upgrade >> foo.txt'

I may be wrong, but don't think that will work. I have already run apt-get
update, and apt-get dist-upgrade, and the upgrade has completed. All I have
left on the CLI is the output from what has been done. If I run those
commands again I will have an output showing no further updates.
>
> Maybe you could use 'screen -RD', which will allow you to see what happened
> on machine B even if you're not in front of the computer of machine A, or
> just machine A is not turned on.
> I supposed you to know how screen works, don't you?

No I'm not familiar with screen.

Perhaps I didn't explain the problem too well. I need to be able to view what
is currently displayed on the CLI (KDE's Konsole) on machine B. I am working
on machine A, and need to view KDE's Konsole on machine B.

What you want is to redirect the Console output, across the ssh
connection and not to a file. right?

Just to understand what you want 'cause i do not know how to do that,
if that is the case. But maybe some other.

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Guillermo Garron
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