Is there a way to reopen a running shell after navigating away from the shell tab?

jbox

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I would like to revisit the shell tab to check up on a running job (and provide user input to the process). Is this possible? I haven't been able to find a way to do this. I see the job running in the task log, but I can't seem to open the shell view again to inspect the running process.
 
AKAIK it's not possible like that.
But to archive something like that, you could use tmux [0] or screen [1] to have a persistent virtual shell.
Both should be packaged in every popular distribution.

The other way to solve this might be to open the shell in another window. When you are viewing a vm/ct, there is a console button next to the start/shutdown buttons. Clicking that opens another window that only consists of the shell of the vm/ct

[0] https://github.com/tmux/tmux/wiki
[1] https://linuxize.com/post/how-to-use-linux-screen/
 
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