I have a meeting with a professor coming up shortly, but he won't be at school for a face-to-face meeting, but instead will meet with me via Skype and a SSH login. I'm a heavy user of GNU Screen, but I've never used its multiuser functionality before. How would I go about setting up multiuser capabilities, and what would be good permissions to give him (i.e. r/w/x).
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Good tutorial here. See this part of the GNU screen manual on how to set ACL permissions. Give him whatever permission you think he needs, though I don't think you'd need to change it from the default that's given by
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Inside your own screen session do the following (I am bob and want to share my screen with fred)
then tell fred to type:
there is more information about the acl-syntax on the screen man page - it is possible to share a screen session read only, for example