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Old 06-06-2013, 07:59 AM   #1
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what is the meaning of 'pts' in linux??

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Old 06-06-2013, 08:11 AM   #2
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Without any context, I would believe it is "pseudo terminal".

It is a data structure that emulates a serial line for the purpose of supporting command line interfaces and remote terminals for network services like ssh. Terminal windows use it for the same purpose.
 
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Pseudo Terminal Slave
 
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Did you seach for manual page? Just check it: http://linux.die.net/man/4/pts
 
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