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emulates the detach/attach feature of screen

dtach is a tiny program that emulates the detach feature of screen, allowing you to run a program in an environment that is protected from the controlling terminal and attach to it later. dtach does not keep track of the contents of the screen, and thus works best with programs that know how to redraw themselves.

dtach does not, however, have the other features of screen, such as its support of multiple terminals or its terminal emulation support. This makes dtach extremely tiny compared to screen, making it more easily audited for bugs and security holes, and also allows it to fit in environments where space is limited, such as on rescue disks.

Tags: User Interface: Command Line, Role: Program, Scope: Utility

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
alpha (unofficial port) 17.2 kB45.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 16.4 kB41.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 15.6 kB41.0 kB [list of files]
armel 15.9 kB36.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 15.8 kB36.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 16.3 kB37.0 kB [list of files]
hurd-i386 16.7 kB40.0 kB [list of files]
i386 17.4 kB40.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 16.1 kB37.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 16.7 kB40.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 14.8 kB36.0 kB [list of files]
mips 16.4 kB41.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 16.5 kB42.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 16.4 kB41.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 15.8 kB84.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 15.9 kB84.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 16.1 kB86.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 16.2 kB85.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 16.3 kB41.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 16.1 kB36.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 15.9 kB46.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 16.1 kB36.0 kB [list of files]