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Detach Processes With Disown and Nohup

Have a long-running job you want to "detach" from the terminal? Don't use tmux or Screen? If you haven't started the job yet, nohup is an easy to use option, and if you must stop a job in the middle, there's disown.
Tags: Linux, open source software, tip of the trade, screen

Get Hands-on With Tmux

If you need to manage multiple sessions in the same terminal, consider Tmux, a handy "terminal multiplexer." This week, we take a look at its basic usage and configuration.
Tags: open source software, screen

Introduction to tmux: A GNU Screen Alternative

Need to run multiple sessions in the same terminal but aren't fond of screen? Consider tmux, open source software that offers Emacs and vi-style keybindings.
Tags: open source software, open source tool, tip of the trade, screen, GNU

Make GNU Screen Your Default Shell

GNU Screen is incredibly helpful, but like any tool, it must be running to be of use. Rather than starting a job and thinking, 'I wish I'd started Screen first,' why not configure Screen so it starts by default when you log in to your server? Here's how.
Tags: open source, open source tool, tip of the trade, screen, GNU

Byobu: Like Screen, but Better

Enhance Screen on your screen with Byobu, open source software that makes Screen more user friendly and functional.
Tags: Debian, open source software, tip of the trade, Ubuntu Server, screen

Linux Server Fix: Backspacing on OSX Terminal Should Not Be Interpreted as Delete

Tip of the Trade: Backspace and delete may seem the same, but often they are not. This is particularly problematic when using Screen on OSX Terminal. Here are three easy fixes.
Tags: Linux server, OS, OS X, Mac OS X, screen

The Many Uses of Screen

Tip of the Trade: There's much to love about Screen. Besides enabling cutting and pasting, the utility can be used to monitor a window for output, mirror another session, lock the screen and more.
Tags: tip of the trade, screen

Cut and Paste With Screen

Tip of the Trade: Mouse-clicks may be synonymous with cut-and-paste, but in a non-graphical environment, they won't help you. Enter Screen, which among its many useful tricks, enables non-graphical cut-and-paste.
Tags: tip of the trade, screen