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Screen Terminal Emulator

Over the years I’ve spent thousands of hours working with devices connected via serial ports. Only recently did I learn that the wonderful GNU screen can be used as a terminal emulator. screen has long been popular in the world of systems administration but rarely do have I seen it used in the context of software development. Overview In the Windows world, years ago, TeraTerm was a popular choice among knowledgeable developers.

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Hibernate Rescue

What do you do if your Linux machine hibernates and it isn’t able to wake up? I’m willing to bet that, at first, you panic and then you turn to Google and that’s probably why you are here.

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