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Shell scripting and tmux

Discussion in 'Computers, Games, Electronics etc' started by DarkHand, Jul 8, 2013.

  1. DarkHand

    DarkHand Senior Member VIP

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    Sep 30, 2002
    Chicago, IL
    So I've only just discovered tmux and am using it to manage the Minecraft server now... Right now I have a shell on the left side, and htop split with the mc server console on the right:


    The server console is just a screen session that I'm attached to... The server goes up and down when I work on or restart the server, and right now I'm having to constantly move over to the console window and restart the screen session manually. What I'd like to do is come up with a shell script that will actively watch for a certain-named screen session and attach to it whenever it becomes active. How the heck can I do that? I'm thinking along the lines of a Do While loop but I'm not sure how to go about it... Any ideas?

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