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screen utility

Holy crap! I just learned how to use, probably the coolest Unix/Linux console utility that exists!!! At first, I thought naim, a console program that allows you to chat on AIM/ICQ/IRC from the console, was kick ass. And then I learned how to use screen! What it basicly lets me do, is attach and detach console sessions from the terminal. What that means, is I can start naim using screen, then go to work, log into my linux computer using SSH, then REATTACH the screen session to the session I just logged in with! That way I can check my messages, reply to messages, anything I want, then just disconnect from my computer and the naim will still be happily running!

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