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23 Apr'14

Learning GNU screen

I recently started to remotely log into several servers quite often so I felt a need to maintain reliable connections to them and I considered a few choices:

As the beginner, I decided to stick to the easiest option - screen. It comes preinstalled on many server and many administrators install them alongside vim, emacs and git.

I decided to use this blog post for two purposes: to collect the most helpful links to learn screen; and to plan for deeper explorations in future (in this case, Mosh and Tmux).

Useful screen resources

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05 Mar'12

SSH alias

By adding this to ~/.ssh/config:

Host example
  User exampleuser

You can reduce that to previous command to ssh example

Nice huh?

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