In reply to Raymond Kelly's flatulent wordings,
> Leo Talbot wrote:
> > What's the easiest way to watch a user terminal session as root?
> > I have a rendering program running on one box, that's dumping info to the
> > screen, and I want to watch it from another box. I know I could have
> > redirected the output to a file, and then used tail -f to watch it, but
> > the renderer has started, it takes forever to run, so restarting isn't
> > an option.
>> There's an old app called ttysnoop which I can remember having on some
> ancient slackware distro a few years back ...
> I haven't heard of it since but I'm sure it's still gettable from
> IIRC It was an interesting way of seeing what Dave Airlie was at :)
ttysnoop was a bit of a dodgy hack though, IIRC you needed a modified
telnetd that can communicate with the snoop program, so that also implies that
you can view terminals coming through an xterm for example or SSH. FreeBSD
has tty watching builtin to the kernel though.
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