Linux Commands Tips & Tricks

Record a terminal session

Today I am explaining about a simple trick which helps you to record a terminal session. This will help you to keep a terminal session for future reference or tutorial purpose. The command used for this is script. It will be available for all Linux flavors by default.

Usage:

1. Open your terminal Ctrl+Alt+T

2. Run the script command as given below.

 
script /tmp/records.txt

Now the recording will be started and saved it to the file /tmp/records.txt.

3. Once you are done, you can stop recording by Ctrl+d.

4. Now you can check the recorded session using cat command.

 
cat /tmp/records.txt

Also Read: How to logout from shell without saving bash history

That’s it!!

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