Screen is a common terminal multiplexer and terminal sharing tool.
Create a named session
You can create a detached session using a command like:
screen -d -m -S my_session_name
List Screen Sessions
List existing screen sessions your user can acess with the
user@host-vm:~# screen -ls There is a screen on: 23249.my_session_name (11/26/2013 05:08:55 PM) (Attached) 1 Socket in /var/run/screen/S-root.
Connect to a session
To attach to an existing screen session simply run:
screen -x my_session_name