GNU Screen: a free virtual terminal multiplexer

On April 26, 2010, in screen, by Dipin Krishna

GNU Screen is a free virtual terminal multiplexer that allows a user to access multiple separate terminal sessions inside a single terminal window or remote terminal session. PersistenceSimilar to VNC, GNU Screen allows the user to start applications from one computer, and then reconnect from a different computer and continue using the same application without […]


How to disable the blanking of screen after idle timeout in linux

On September 5, 2009, in blank, Howto, idle, screen, by Dipin Krishna

You may have noticed the blanking of screen after an idle timeout. This may be annoying while you are watching a movie. So If you want to disable the X screen blanking that comes up unexpectedly while you’re watching a movie in MPlayer or …,Type this at terminal setterm -powersave off -blank 0 To make […]


Screen : 10 Window Settings

On August 6, 2009, in screen, by Dipin Krishna

10.1 Naming Windows (Titles) You can customize each window’s name in the window display by setting it with one of the title commands. Normally the name displayed is the actual command name of the program created in the window. However, it is sometimes useful to distinguish various programs of the same name or to change […]


How to fix the boot screen resolution in Ubuntu.

On July 6, 2009, in Boot, resolution, screen, ubuntu, by Dipin Krishna

Some people, after installing Ubuntu Linux, see the decision of the startup screen (boot GUI) is not appropriate for the resolution of the monitor set in the system.Here I’ll show you a way to correct the usplash resolution to match the set in the system. 1. Open a terminal and type: sudo gedit /etc/usplash.conf The […]


Blank (or black) screen after boot process in Ubuntu

On June 12, 2009, in after boot, blank or black, screen, ubuntu, by Dipin Krishna

You may encounter a blank screen after boot in ubuntu. This will be due to some update of certain packages.Follow these steps to correct the problem. 1. Select recovery mode from the boot menu.2. Select login as root from the menu in recovery mode.3. Type this at the prompt # sudo apt-get remove xorg-driver-fglrx# sudo […]