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How to Use GNU Screen

May 23, 2011, 22:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Pietra Arumaga)

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"On UNIX, GNU Screen is a utility that i cannot live without. I know many console users share the same point of view with me.

"What is GNU Screen? it is a terminal multiplexer and you can run multiple console-based applications simultaneously. The best part of it is that you can leave it running on remote machines and come back to pick up your console sessions. It's like VNC or Remote Desktop but for UNIX console. As you know that on UNIX if you run something on a shell and you got disconnected from it then your sessions will also stop. All work will be gone."

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