So I already run geth. And I quit. I don't remember how I quit, maybe I typed with exit or ctrl+c.

Anyway, now I can see geth running when I type [ top ] command in console terminal of ubuntu 16.04 server.

Now how can I go to inside of geth console? Thanks.

[ geth console ] command just spit out errors says, Fatal: Error starting protocol stack: datadir already used by another process

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You should be able to do geth attach ipc:/tmp/geth/geth.ipc to connect back to the geth console

Note: the IPC path must be provided

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