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GNU Screen is a free virtual terminal multiplexer that allows a user to access multiple separate terminal sessions inside a single terminal window or remote
 

Summary:  GNU Screen is a free virtual terminal multiplexer that allows a user to access
multiple separate terminal sessions inside a single terminal window or remote
terminal session. It is useful for dealing with multiple programs from the
command line, and for separating programs from the shell that started the
program.
Example:
Lets run some simulation and edit some file simultaneously with one
terminal.
Basic command: screen
Create screen and attach to them: screen -S name_screen
To detach screen use keys: "Ctrl a -d"
To come back to screen use: screen -r name_screen
To display list of screens : screen -ls
GNU Screen
GNU Screen
Basic modes screen:
Attached : session is running and has controlling
terminal
Detached : session has not controlling terminal
Dead : something happened with session usually

  

Source: Al Hanbali, Ahmad - Department of Applied Mathematics, Universiteit Twente

 

Collections: Engineering