Video Tutorial - Getting Started with GNU Screen

Peter Upfold takes a look at GNU Screen and gives a tutorial on how to use its multi-session capabilities, as well as renaming your sessions and using detaching and re-attaching.

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Cygwin - a Unix Environment and Shell on Windows

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If your daily routine means that you spend much of your time behind a Windows system, yet you love the power and flexibility of a Unix-based environment, it might be frustrating not to have access to the tools and environment that you want.

Alternatively, you might want to compile some Linux/Unix software, so that it can run natively under Windows.

Cygwin is a Linux-style environment for Windows, that gives ...

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Using GNU Screen on a Remote Machine

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I recently posted about using nohup to run a command, particularly on a remote machine, that keeps running even when you close the terminal or connection that started it.

Several people in the comments there also suggested GNU Screen for a similar purpose.

So, what is Screen? It describes itself as:

... a full-screen window manager that multiplexes a physical terminal between several processes, typically interactive shells.

Basically, among other things ...

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