I have recently be introduced to the *nix screen command. Incredibly powerful tool for managing windows which mulitplexes a physical terminal between one or many processes. One of the uses it to maintain interactive shells on a remote server between remote connections to the machine.
It is enormously helpful when executing long running commands on remote servers. Especially those that timeout your ssh connection and or from machines that you are going to either disconnect from the net or shutdown.→ Continue reading “Screen Cheat Sheet”