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Computer languages C  +
Documentation note User reference manual included
Full description A full screen window manager that lets a pA full screen window manager that lets a physical terminal handle several processes, typically interactive shells. Each virtual terminal provides the functions of a DEC VT100 terminal as well as several control functions from the ANSI X3.64 and ISO 2022 standards. Each virtual terminal has a scrollback history buffer and a copy/paste mechanism to move text regions between windows. "Screen" creates a single window with a shell (or a specified command) in it; after that you run the program as you normally would. You can create new full-screen windows with other programs in them, including more shells, at any time; you can also kill the current window, view a list of active windows, toggle output logging, copy text between windows, view the scrollback history, switch between windows, etc. Windows run their programs independently of each other; programs keep running even if their window is not visible or the whole screen session detaches from the terminal.screen session detaches from the terminal.
GNU package identifier screen  +
Homepage URL  +
Interface command-line  +
Is GNU true  +
Keywords shell  + , software development  + , screen  + , window manager  + , virtual terminal  +
Last review by Janet Casey +
Last review date 12 February 2009  +
License GPLv2orlater +
License verified by Andrew Engelbrecht  +
License verified date 19 October 2012  +
Name Screen  +
Real name Juergen Weigert  + , Jason Merrill  + , Oliver Laumann  +
Related projects Tmux + , Ncurses + , Surfraw + , Termutils +
Resource URL  +
Resource audience Bug Tracking  +
Resource kind E-mail  +
Revisionid 16,161  +
Revisiontimestamp 19 October 2012 16:12:01  +
Revisionuser User:Sudoman +
Role Maintainer  + , Contributor  +
Short description Runs separate screens on a single terminal  +
Submitted by Database conversion +
Submitted date 1 April 2011  +
Use software-development  +
User level none  +
Version date 7 August 2008  +
Version download  +
Version identifier 4.0.3  +
Version status stable  +
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Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 4 January 2014 01:59:21  + , 4 January 2014 01:59:21  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki. Entry  +
Has subobjectThis property is a special property in this wiki. Screen + , Screen + , Screen + , Screen + , Screen + , Screen +
EmailThis property is a special property in this wiki.  +
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