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I was just looking for some clarification on the screen command and permissions:

I ran this command to allow the user to view their detached screen. Otherwise the user could not view their detached screen:

sudo chmod o+rw /dev/pts/1

However, does this mean that another non root user can view their detached screen(s)?

Essentially I just want to make sure that no other non root user can view the users' detached screen.

Also how does screen decide to use /dev/pts/1, /dev/pts/2, /dev/pts/3, etc.?

Thanks for your help

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I'm unsure what you are trying to do, every user can issue screen -ls and screen -r for screens they created. –  fuero Sep 17 '13 at 10:41
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I have started using tmux instead as It works much better thank SCREEN which is a little old now.

http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/92824/tmux-equivalent-command-to-screen-d-m-s-session-name

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