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Re: How to display CLI output on another machine



On Sun, 2007-01-07 at 18:24 +0100, 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'
> 
> 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?
> 
> Hope that helps.
Or if you want it on the terminal and in a file you can use the tee
command.
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