The pseudo_tty command allows you to execute a command against a server for which you need an interactive shell.

For example, this could be to tail a log, or to access a remote console, such as a MySQL console.

The following AsciiCast illustrates how to utilise pseudo-tty to execute a ‘top’ command.


To replay this Asciicast in your own terminal, install the asciinema package from, and then enter the following in your terminal:

asciinema play

See the Bcome documentation for more information on executing commands.

For a full command list, see command menu.