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Re: How to display CLI output on another machine



El Domingo, 7 de Enero de 2007 23:20, Nigel Henry escribió:
> On Sunday 07 January 2007 23:29, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > On Sun, 2007-01-07 at 19:40 +0100, Nigel Henry 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.
> > >
> > > Nigel.
> >
> > One of us is confused. If you ssh from B to A then what you do on A is
> > seen in the terminal window on B. I assume the reason you just don't
> > copy it from  the terminal window on B into your kmail mail message is
> > you can't see all of the putput at the same time. Another option is the
> > script command which will allow everything that happens in the terminal
> > window be captured in a file called typescript.
> >
> > --
> > Aaron Konstam <akonstam sbcglobal net>
>
> Ok. I'll try this again. I have text on machine B's Konsole, and wish to
> view this text from machine A so that I can use some of it as a reply to a
> mailing list. If I downloaded email to machine B, as well as machine A this
> wouldn't be a problem, but I don't, and all the email arrives on machine A.

screen screen screen screen screen, did I write screen? ;-)

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Manuel Arostegui Ramirez.

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