How to reconnect to console from putty?

Discussion in 'Systems Administration' started by insomniac, Feb 1, 2016.

  1. So I had my server up, left putty, server still up, came back into putty, and my console wasnt showing. How can I reshow my console without closing server
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  2. Was it running in a screen session?
  3. wait, how i do screen
  4. Basically,
    Create a screen - Screen -S <Name>
    Exit - Ctrl A D
    Re-connect to screen - Screen -R <Name>
    List screens - screen -ls
    Delete a screen - screen kill <Name>
  5. Fayettemat


    Did you happen to mean:
    Code (Text):
    screen -r <name>
  6. They both work..
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  7. No. Capitalization is key. Firstly, they're different arguments:
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  8. That doesn't mean it doesn't work, lol.
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  9. It literally does, though.
  10. I was talking about -S not Screen.
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  11. What? I never mentioned -S. I was talking about -r
  12. Oops, I mean -R
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