"See" another user's terminal?

Carl Karsten carl at personnelware.com
Fri Mar 10 15:56:53 UTC 2006

Amichai Rotman wrote:
> Hi All
> Is there a way I can watch what happenes on another terminal window - as the
> user sees it?
> I mean - if I run w and see someone else is logged on through SSH. I can see
> the path to the app he is running - but can I actually look at *his* screen
> (something like 'display /dev/pts/3'?

If you set it up ahead of time: screen

user runs screen, does stuff

you run screen -x, see there stuff

I would think there is a way to dump there ssh session display, but never heard 
of it.


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