Screen - persistant terminal manager
Here's a very quick up and running guide to screen. Well, that's all I know how to use at the moment.
- run 'screen' to start a new session
- use 'Ctrl-a, Ctrl-d to detach', leaving the session running
- use 'screen -r' to re-sttached to a deattached session
Very handy to use with Bash. Presented at the FVLUG a couple of times.
See also LinuxApplications