Screen 201: 7 Ways to Change Your View When Using Screen

In a previous post I detailed the basic usage of GNU Screen. Below I will cover how to customize screen to make it easier to use and more convenient for you. If you’ve used screen at all you know out-of-the-box it can be a bit plain and quirky. In fact, it’s virtually impossible to distinguish a…

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Screen 101: Use Screen to Manage SSH Sessions

If you’re not a Linux power-user then you probably have never heard of Screen, in fact, I would hazard to say most Linux users probably have never heard of this utility. You don’t need to be a Linux desktop user (I’m not) to find Screen useful. I typically use it when running a script that…

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Sysbench 1.x Fundamentals

Sysbench is the hammer frequently used to benchmark servers and services. Within the past year sysbench version 1 was released and with it came some syntax and usage changes. Unfortunately, there’s not a lot of documentation out there for using Sysbench so I had to learn the hard way. The best way to learn more…

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