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Old 04-22-2006, 07:45 AM   #1
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Logging into another terminal


i left a terminal at work running a program is there anyway i can log into to that terminal or take over to see the results of the process and continue it.

I left a yum installation going at work.

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Old 04-22-2006, 08:13 AM   #2
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couldn't you just check if packages are installed with rpm -q, or check /var/log/yum.log.
 
Old 04-22-2006, 08:36 AM   #3
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I guess I could but I would still like to know how to switch to that open terminal if possible

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Old 04-22-2006, 08:56 AM   #4
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It may not help in this situation, but in the future you may want to use the screen command. It launches a terminal window that you can then disconnect and pick up from any other terminal session (like SSH).
 
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try using vnc and vnc server. you can log in from home to your work pc securely using ssh -d. see 'man ssh' and the info on secure connections at tightvnc.org.
 
  


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