..and then still be able to return to the same session/screen after restarting the terminal machine. I've tried screen but once I restarted my computer screen -d showed no sessions. Nohup seems to be what I want, but then I lose the ability to see the output later on, other than by saving it to a file. Cannot I pretend more?
Screen should work fine. Give more details about what you are doing. Common commands:
I am not sure why you are using
All this does is detach a screen session, provided there is only one. Otherwise it will ask which one you want to detach.
I also find
useful to show whether I am actually inside a screen or not, since this is not always obvious. If in a screen, it will return
I think that you were on the right way,