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You are using screen the wrong way. You should connect with ssh and start screen on the remote system (or reattach to it). On the remote system you should open a new screen window for each process. Thus there is no need to run them in the background.


When you start a virtual terminal connected to something like an X terminal emulator or an SSH session, the terminal size is configured for you (e.g. forwarded over SSH from your local terminal). As you've discovered, when connecting over a raw serial port, this does not happen. Option 1: just run resize This command will attempt to discover the size of ...


Why do you use \ at all? The detach character is d.


If xterm isn't a necessity, one solution is changing terminals. Terminator has built-in split capability, horizontal and vertical, and the size of each section can be adjusted with keyboard shortcuts. Each section can also be further split. Should be available in repos. http://linux.die.net/man/1/terminator http://linux.die.net/man/5/terminator_config


Did you try Teamviewer for Linux? http://www.teamviewer.com/en/download/linux.aspx It is free for non-commercial use. I use it for my Debian 6 webdav server without major problems and get the same desktop as if I were sitting behind Debian itself...


You can use xming and X11 forwarding in putty From http://acs.newpaltz.edu/linux/help/xming : To run Xming: Launch Xming. An Xming icon will appear in the Windows system tray. Xming does not require additional configuration. Launch PuTTY. In the left menu pane, expand the "SSH" option under "Connection". Select "X11", and the options ...

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