Linux Command: script

script command is used to make a typescript or record of everything printed on your terminal. It is useful for anyone who need a hardcopy record of an interactive session as proof and the typescript file can be printed out with lpr command.

Example

script — Start the recording in a default file. i.e typescript

script — Start the recording in specified file name

script -a — Start the recording in append mode

Ctrl+d — Stop the recording

Use cat command to open the file.

For more see the command’s man page.