Ubuntu 16.04: Access remote server console with conspy

The conspy is a tool for displaying and operating console via SSH. This is useful for remote server which has a monitor but not keyboard. You can run monitoring tool like top and glances which will display on monitor without keyboard.

1 Install conspy

Install conspy in remote server.

$ sudo apt install -y conspy

2 Usage of conspy

Run "sudo conspy".

$ sudo conspy

Yellow is a terminal which runs "sudo conspy" via SSH. White is a virt-viewer which displays tty1.


Press Esc 3 times for escaping conspy.