If you do much of anything using a Linux terminal, you really owe it to yourself to take a look at Byobu, which is, according to Wikipedia, “an enhancement for the GNU Screen terminal multiplexer or tmux used with the GNU/Linux computer operating system that can be used to provide on-screen notification or status, and tabbed multi-window management. It is intended to improve terminal sessions when users connect to remote servers. “
This is one of the first things I install on any of my Linux boxes.
Watch the video for a bit–it’s a bit like watching a master chef slice and dice vegetables.