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The same way tabbed browsing revolutionized the web experience, GNU Screen can do the same for your experience in the command line. GNU Screen allows you to manage several interactive shell instances within the same “window.” By using different keyboard shortcuts, you are able to shuffle through the shell instances, access any of them directly, create new ones, kill old ones, attach and detach existing ones.

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Created by extra 6 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 41 weeks ago
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dave

6 years 41 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago

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Invaluable tool. Everytime I log

Invaluable tool. Everytime I log on to FSM's server to do anything that might take a while I do it using screen, just in case the connection drops out or the power goes off. That happens a lot here in Nicaragua.

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dehumanizer

6 years 41 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago

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Couldn't agree more. It is fine

Couldn't agree more. It is fine when I start a lengthy compilation on one of my BSD boxes.
It is also great for use with rtorrent. ;-)