"screen" alternative

Alan Gerber agerber at ncsu.edu
Thu Jan 26 13:19:34 PST 2006


According to Freshports, the screen package is the problem.  You should 
be able to compile from source within ports with no problems (that's 
what I am currently doing).

/# cd /usr/ports/sysutils/screen
/usr/ports/sysutils/screen# make install clean

Freshports link: http://www.freshports.org/sysutils/screen/

Alan Gerber

Grzegorz Danecki wrote:
> Hi List!
> I'm running 5.4 Stable and I'm looking for something, that can let me detach
> my session leaving my software running. First thought - "screen", but hey,
> there is no screen package in ports collection :( Google says something that
> it was removed due to high cpu utilization few releases ago. Is this true?
> Are there any alternatives? Because as I can remember screen was frequently
> used and highly appreciated application.
> Or should I rather look for some sources instead of package? Any problems
> with that?
> Many thanks in advance, You are doing great work here!
> Greg Danecki
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