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how to share 'screen' session ?

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I want to share the session of the my 'screen' session with the other user in read/view only mode.
Is there any way to achieve this functionality ?
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by:jools
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create a script file yourself

so on your PC
   script /tmp/logfile

and on the other pc
   tail -f /tmp/logfile

It's a bit simple but it works.
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by:omarfarid
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The question is not clear. What do you mean with "share the session of the my 'screen' session with the other user" ?

are you talking about the screen command?
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by:peter991
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You can share your desktop with VNC. (If that was the question)


http://www.realvnc.com/products/download.html

http://www.realvnc.com/vnc/how.html

Regards
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by:beer9
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I need to share 'screen' command..
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by:jools
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Have you tried `script`
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You can share a screen session but to be able to set it up there are some changes needed that could create a security risk.

more info can be found here http://www.debian-administration.org/articles/572
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by:beer9
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sure I will try it and let you know if this is working..
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by:beer9
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Tried this link. Did exactly what I wanted ;)

http://www.redhatmagazine.com/2007/09/27/a-guide-to-gnu-screen/

Thanks everyone! ;)
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Excellent!
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