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Multiplexing terminal sessions (

Taking into consideration the UNIX philosophy (“Make each program do one thing well.”), the terminal multiplexer expands on this idea by doing several things quite well, giving the operator additional console agility and swiftness.

In order to formulate this activity better, multiplexing represents a process used to send multiple data streams over a single channel or medium which is called a multiplexer.

The post continues at the original site here and covers GNU screen and tmux.

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