This article covers how to install the Screen tool on your Linux Mint 20 system. In fact, Linux Mint screen provides users an option to open several separate terminal instances within a single terminal window manager. Screen also includes an enhanced command line, giving you extra features and functionality over a standard command line.
How to Install and Use Linux Screen ?
Screen is usually installed by default on all major Linux distributions. If your system doesn't have it preinstalled, don’t worry, the installation process is easy.
1. In the case of Debian, Ubuntu or Linux Mint and its derivatives, you can execute the following command:
$ sudo apt install screen
2. If you are using CentOS, you can install it using the following:
$ sudo yum install screen
Or if the user can't run sudo commands, we need to run it as a root user:
$ yum install screen
How to install htop on your Linux system ?
We can install it on Debian, Ubuntu, Linux Mint and its derivatives with the following command:
$ sudo apt install htop
You can run htop by simply typing the following command in your terminal: