q(SCREEN) command cheatsheet

For each feature, let’s verify it and give links to only good web pages

Even after the “parent shell” of the screen is killed, the screen is still alive and “attached”!

–[ Essential] How to tell if I’m in a screen
http://serverfault.com/questions/377221/how-do-i-know-im-running-inside-a-linux-screen-or-not

–[ Essential] reattach
http://www.gnu.org/software/screen/manual/screen.html#Invoking-Screen

–feature
keep a session alive after I log out. Almost like windows mstsc.exe

–feature – log the screen output
See http://www.rackaid.com/blog/linux-screen-tutorial-and-how-to/
The log file is created in the current dir …

–feature – Run a long running process without maintaining an active shell session
See http://www.rackaid.com/blog/linux-screen-tutorial-and-how-to/ — using top as a long command

–(untested) feature – monitor a screen for inactivity as a sign of job done.
See http://www.rackaid.com/blog/linux-screen-tutorial-and-how-to/

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