Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 11th Feb 2009 22:32 UTC
General Unix If you've spent hours on a task, such as debugging an application, it can be maddening to lose your work in an instant. This article shows you how to keep your shell and your work alive, even across multiple sessions and dropped connections using GNU Screen. Screen is a remarkable tool that you will quickly find invaluable in any work you perform on the command line. In fact, use it once, and you will wonder how you ever lived without it.
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by Dr-ROX on Thu 12th Feb 2009 17:09 UTC
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I always wanted something like this, once tried screen, but had to little patience to read the manual. So I got stuck. This article revived that idea and now I'm screen's fan. Especially split window mode and copy/paste.

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