retty - attach processes running on other terminals

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name retty
Package version 1.0
Package release 2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 68 B
Download size 9.61 KB
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retty is a tiny tool that lets you attach processes running on other
terminals. So you were running that mutt outside of screen at your home
machine and now wanna check your mail? Attach it with retty, do whatever you
want, detach it again and everything is as it was before. You don't have to
run them all in screen just in case.
Note that the tool is only very lightly tested, so take some care. Always
check first if attaching given application works before you will do it for


Package Version Architecture Repository
retty - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.7-1


Type URL
Binary Package retty_1.0-2_i386.deb
Source Package retty

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install retty deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install retty




2008-02-17 - Richard Hartmann <>
retty (1.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* As per Myon's suggestion, I am taking over maintenance of this
package. (Closes: #428737)
2006-11-14 - Christoph Berg <>
retty (1.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #398601).

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