Screen Gotchas

If you’ve used *nix-based operating systems for any length of time, you’ve probably come across the gem that is screen. While Gnome and KDE both provide tabbed terminals that largely supplant the needs of screen, the latter is perfect for maintaining multiple sessions on a remote–or not so remote–host. Screen does have a few “gotchas” that can surface and they’re hugely annoying if you’re not familiar with some of its more esoteric shortcuts. Read more…

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