stealing/viewing a tty/process

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Thu Apr 12 22:12:54 PDT 2007

On 4/11/07, Simon Geard <delgarde at> wrote:
> My usual use for it is to ssh to a computer at work from home, kick off
> some long-running command, and detach - then re-attach it on a local
> xterm once I get in to work the next day. It's also good for when you
> don't need to move between computers, but have to deal with an
> intermittent network connection.

+1000 :)

Screen is absolutely the greatest utility if your gonna be at a
terminal remotely or want to ensure that the terminal will be
persistent (except across reboots, of course). Even though I"m at home
right now, I just kicked off a long build on screen "just in case".


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