Friday, March 21, 2008

screen follies

Looking into the mysteries of screen [1] I ran across this ..
In X-windows world screen inspired several minimalist windows managers that is usually bungled with linux mini-distributions.
Sure it's a typo. But I am not fully convinced that it is.

[1] Specifically, I wanted to modify the status screen to include the host name I was on. This appears [2] to be More Bother than I wanted to get into, so we'll just leave 'hostname' in the prompt where it belongs.

[2] For a number of reasons to arcane to get into here.
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