screen

screen

One advantage of screen is that it is a default package on most Unixy systems. Thus if you logged into a remote server you are more likely to have screen available for use than tmux.

This is why it is worth learning basics of screen.

Splitting

  • Screen window splitting - https://tomlee.co/2011/10/gnu-screen-splitting/​

  • Unlike on tmux a shell has to be spawned explicitly after splitting.

  • To do a vertical split - Ctrl+a | then Ctrl+TAB to go to the other

    split. Then as usual, use Ctrl+a c to create a window.

  • For a horizontal split use Ctrl+a S.