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Discussion on: How to keep a process running even after closing SSH connection?

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Petar Petrov

It feels clunkier than tmux, which can split horizontal and vertical.

But its good to know for systems that don't have tmux, thanks!

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Ben Sinclair

Newer versions of screen let you split vertically and there's been a patch around for older versions for quite a few years.

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pklapperich

Yeah, I was doing vertical splits in screen back on Ubuntu Dapper. It took a surprisingly long time for upstream screen to accept the patches, but distros have commonly included the patches for vertical splits since before I first used screen.