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Connecting to a remote system through SSH, I always end up being connected to the pts/5 pseudo-terminal.

No other session than mine is running (checked with w and ps fax), and restarting the SSH service didn't have any effect.

How do I reset pseudo-terminal usage? Is it possible my pts handels are corrupted? How to fix them?


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Why do you care? –  Chris S Oct 8 '12 at 16:59
Which OS are you using? –  Alexander Janssen Oct 8 '12 at 17:25
I'm observing this same thing on my freshly installed system (Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS), and I'm curious why this is happening. Are pts/[0-4] being used for some other purpose? –  musiphil Jul 10 '13 at 23:15

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