screen (GNU Screen) is a full-screen window manager that multiplexes a physical terminal between several processes (typically interactive shells). For computer monitors, see the tag /monitors.

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How to make screen -R attach to the youngest detached session?

I'm using screen on debian lenny, and I would like to use the -R option. From man screen: -R attempts to resume the youngest (in terms of creation time) detached screen session it ...
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tmux vs. GNU Screen

Browsing through questions I found about tmux (I normally used GNU Screen). My question is what are pros and cons of each of them. Especially I couldn't find much about tmux.
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Keep SSH Sessions running after disconnection

I sometimes have long running processes that I want to kick off before going home, so I create a SSH session to the server to start the process, but then I want to close my laptop and go home and ...
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How can you change the GNU screen status line based on hostname?

I have a shared home directory that is automounted via NFS on all the UNIX servers I log in to. I would like to have a single .screenrc that (for example) puts the hostname in the hardstatus line in a ...
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How do you detach the 2nd screen from within another screen?

I've accidentally attached to a 2nd GNU screen session from within an existing screen session and cannot detach or issue commands to the inner screen. I remember figuring out how to do that before but ...