FreeBSD vs Linux

Nikolas Britton nikolas.britton at
Wed Jan 18 09:17:28 PST 2006

On 1/17/06, 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.

nohup foobar > ~/foobar.log& tail -f ~/foobar.log

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