Tmux vs Screen

Here are some reasons why I recommend Tmux over Screen. Some are personal preference, some are not. If you’re a screen user, I recommend giving Tmux a try and making up your own mind (I have another post on how to setup Tmux, it won’t take long!). The status bar is much easier to configure […]

How bash redirection works under the hood

Have you ever wondered how bash redirection works under the hood? Redirection itself is pretty straightforward. Using bash, you can redirect a file to a process’ stdin, or redirect a process’ stdout/stderr to a file or other file descriptor (including things like redirecting stderr to stdout, because both are file descriptors). Redirection looks like this: […]