[sf-lug] switching from ssh server to terminal: can it be done and if so, how?

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Wed Feb 27 00:54:15 PST 2008

Quoting Alex Kleider (a_kleider at yahoo.com):

> Here's the scenario: while at work I ssh (using putty on a windows
> machine although I don't _think_ that part is relevant) on to my home
> computer where I begin to use mutt to compose an email to a friend. In
> the midst of my vim session composing the body of the message I get
> distracted and end up going home forgetting all about the message until
> I'm at the computer on which is running the ssh server handling that
> unfinished job.
> Here's the question: can I switch that job to a terminal so that I can
> complete the message and send it off?

Answer Take Two:
Use gdb (the GNU debugger), as described at 

(His DNS is currently unresolvable from my location, but might be
back online when you try.)

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