On Wednesday 29 November 2006 18:22, Dan Sikorsky wrote:
> Hey, I have a good question for you guys.
>
> Lets say, I started a job on a computer, if you must know,
> portmanager -u , and then left... but I know its sitting there stuck
> on a config window waiting for someone to press enter...
> I do not have screen installed on this machine...
>
> my question is, can I ssh in, install screen (or not i suppose it
> wouldnt matter) and bring that process to either
> screen, or my ssh terminal?  i was hoping there would be a way maybe
> to suspend it, and then bring it to another term.
>
>
> thanks
>
>
> dan

Hi Dan,

I would try watch(8). Depending on many circumstances this may or may 
not work for you. Just read the man page.

As far as I know, screen(1) would not work for the situation that you 
described.

Good luck.

michael
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