"screen" alternative

Doug Poland doug at polands.org
Thu Jan 26 13:41:43 PST 2006

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.
I use screen everyday on 6.0-STABLE with no issues.

> Or should I rather look for some sources instead of package? Any problems
> with that?
build it from ports...
# cd /usr/ports/sysutils/screen
# make install clean

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