SvennD
May 13, 2017

screen : Cannot open your terminal ‘/dev/pts/0’ – please check.

Posted on May 13, 2017  •  1 minutes  • 70 words  •  Suggest Changes

I hit upon this error :

Cannot open your terminal '/dev/pts/0' - please check.

after being logged in under root and su to a user profile;

su user

and then willing to resume a screen :

# screen -r copy.pid
Cannot open your terminal '/dev/pts/3' - please check.

The issue is resolved using :

script /dev/null

I previously had similar issues, but this was using lxc-attach. See this previous post.

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