Linux Commands - Administrative Commands


This command will save each character from a terminal session to a specified file. If you do not specify a file it will save it to typescript.


-a file this will append keystrokes to an existing filename

If you would want to record your interaction with the shell you could use this command.

Start a script by using the command and a file which will record all of the terminal session information.

script test.rtf

Script started on Sun 21 Aug 2005 06:31:39 AM MDT


8 ./.gconf/desktop/gnome/url-handlers/https

8 ./.gconf/desktop/gnome/url-handlers/http

44 ./.gconf/desktop/gnome/url-handlers

8 ./.gconf/desktop/gnome/background

120 ./.gconf/desktop/gnome

124 ./.gconf/desktop



Script done on Sun 21 Aug 2005 06:31:57 AM MDT

This example demonstrates the process. The script will record the command and the output as well. To stop the script type exit.