FreeBSD vs Linux

Andrew L. Gould algould at
Tue Jan 17 13:37:42 PST 2006

On Tue, 17 Jan 2006 13:32:30 -0800 (PST)
Philip Hallstrom <freebsd at> wrote:

> > 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.)
> /usr/ports/sysutils/screen
> 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 windows.


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