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 GNU Screen

Introductory article about the screen command.

"Screen is best described as a terminal multiplexer. Using it, you can run any number of console-based applications--interactive command shells, curses-based applications, text editors, etc.--within a single terminal. The desire to do this is what gets most people hooked on screen. I used to start a half-dozen terminal emulators when I logged into my machine: I wanted one to read my email, one to edit my code, one to compile my code, one for my newsreader, one for a shell into my web host, and so on. Now I start one terminal emulator, and run screen in it. Problem solved."
GNU Screen: an introduction and beginner's tutorial || kuro5hin.org

 (Submitted by Noel Mon Dec 12, 2005 )

  


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