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Screen: Tips & Tricks

Jul 18, 2007, 06:45 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Borys Musielak for this link. ]

"In this article I will describe a very useful program: GNU Screen. Usually this program is used by people who have a shell account on a Unix server. But it can be also helpful to people who haven't yet started to use a terminal or even Linux/Unix at all. Screen--simply--is a program which enables users to create more system shells without the need of logging in multiple times. Moreover it allows to leave programs running after you've logged out. What can it be useful for? For example to continue compiling or downloading something when someone wants to use the computer, or to run more than one terminal for one ssh connection. There are many more possible ways of using it..."

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