Re: Screen is ace
> I run debugging computational jobs on
> ~10 dual procs (production is on a
> larger cluster) so I have a screen
> session running on each with two terms.
> Then I have one overall screen which has
> email etc and contains all of the
> sessions on the remote machines. I have
> uptimes as long as the machines ~6
> months -- reattaching from home and the
> office, on holiday etc. With a large
> history I can look back at the output
> from all my jobs for the last couple of
> weeks and with its status-line monitors
> I can ensure the load average on all the
> machines stays close to 2.0.
> Screen is my effective screen manager.
> I run emacs (windowless) editting my
> code and can go home and return to the
> exact same spot with my kill ring and
> last modifications intact.
Also it is useful when your dialup connection pull down. You may reattach your screen jobs one more.