Tech Tips

htop shows blank screen

Argh! My htop is showing a blank screen. I’m afraid of the dark…helppp!

Solution: export TERM=xterm-color before running htop

My tmux uses TERM=screen and htop didn’t like it on one particular machine while the others are fine. Setting it to the above solves it.

Tech Tips

How to Split the GNU screen in half horizontally?

1. Create two screen sessions
2. Ctrl+a S to split in half
3. Ctrl+a TAB to move to bottom half
4. Ctrl+a ” to select session
5. Ctrl+a Q to return to full size screen