cannot live without it when having multiple SSH sessions to resume my work with
Love using it for my Minecraft and Minecraft PE servers!
Essential to every Linux system
Anyone who uses the terminal should check out screen.
I can't use a system without this tool. Replace laggy alt-tab window manager operations with lightning-fast ^A sequences. Also great for getting multiple remote terminals over a single ssh connection.
a must-to-have for every shell power user!
Essential tool for anyone who needs a remote command line. Don't leave home without it.
One of my fav apps of all time! Incredibly useful!
A *nix necessity!
If you learn to use it, you will quickly realize how incredibly handy and powerful screen is.
I can't count anymore how often screen saved my work when my ssh session suddenly died. In some cases it lacks usability though.
As distrohopper said. But in addition to that, I'd like to add the possibility to run programs in the background on a server which you have shell access on. Maybe working on compiling something, chatting over irssi, compressing some file to your webhotel with ssh access too and much much more.
Great for reducing desktop clutter! I don't need 10 terminal windows open at once, only 1 (or 2)