FreeBSD vs Linux

Philip Hallstrom freebsd at
Tue Jan 17 13:33:08 PST 2006

> The computer is currently without keyboard, mouse or monitor.  I am
> adding applications to the computer via ssh while I work.  As soon as I
> get openbox and tightvnc installed, I'll switch to tightvnc so I can
> disconnect without disrupting jobs.  (Hmm, I wonder if I'll have to add
> a mouse or keyboard at that point.)


Screen is a full-screen window manager that multiplexes a physical 
terminal between several processes (typically interactive shells). Each 
virtual terminal provides the functions of a DEC VT100 terminal and, in 
addition, several control functions from the ANSI X3.64 (ISO 6429) and ISO 
2022 standards (e.g. insert/delete line and support for multiple character 
sets). There is a scrollback history buffer for each virtual terminal and 
a copy-and-paste mechanism that allows moving text regions between 

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