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GNU Screen--The ASCII Window Manager

Apr 16, 2007, 10:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Girish Venkatachalam)

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"GNU Screen or screen in short is something I discovered late in my UNIX romance. Now that I have got hooked to it there is no going back. One of the first packages I install on any linux distro is this marvellous creation. Let us take a dekko at this and see what makes it so versatile.

"It is a window manager you can run without having to run X window. And you can run this from inside an xterm too of course. But for most folks who have used screen for some time forget that it is some kind of a window manager like windowmaker or fluxbox..."

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