Tuesday, August 31, 2004
GNU Screen: an introduction and beginner's tutorial
Most modern Unix-based operating systems (e.g. Linux, MacOS X, and BSD) come with a little console-mode utility called GNU Screen. It's a powerful tool in the hands of the console warrior, a veritable Swiss Army knife of text-mode human-computer interaction.
Essential utility: "screen"
Screen is a command line utility that comes with lots of Unix variants (including Linux). It is a bit hard to describe and to discover. It provides two main features: multiplexing a terminal and detaching/re-attaching sessions.#