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  • 03.Dec.09
    screen: working with the scrollback buffer shell | rafacas | (0)
    screen is a full-screen window manager that multiplexes a physical terminal between several processes, typically interactive shells. That is, multiple console applications can be run from the same terminal, each one with its own window. But we have already talked about the screen command before. In this post we are going to focus on the scrollback buffer feature. There is a scrollback history buffer for each virtual terminal, allowing to browse, or even to search, through the history of your windows. There is a copy-and-paste mechanism as well that allows moving text regions between windows. By default, the buffer has only ...