screen is my new best friend

Bismillaahir Rahmaanir Raheem

Note: This is a post I started writing back in November, but only got around to updating now.

Alhamdulillaah, I cannot believe I’ve lived for so long without knowing about screen (Wikipedia article).  To put it as simple as possible, think of screen as a “tabbed” interface for terminals/shells.  This is a weak analogy, however, because it enables so much more than tabs do for browsers, for example.  Onwards for more details.
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