New to python, do I need an IDE or is vim still good enough?

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Fri Dec 28 11:05:03 CET 2012

On Fri, Dec 28, 2012 at 8:52 PM, Andrew Berg <bahamutzero8825 at> wrote:
> On 2012.12.28 00:51, Jamie Paul Griffin wrote:
>> The benefit of the tmux client (terminal multiplexer) is that I can see
>> all the screens at the same time and quickly switch between them. I
>> believe Linux has screen(1) which does the same thing.
> tmux is generally easily available for Linux, and these days, there's
> really no reason to use screen unless you absolutely cannot use tmux for
> some reason.

Hmm, interesting. I often use screen when I need a terminal on a
remote system (via ssh) and I'm mobile on my laptop, with periodic
connection dropouts. With screen(1), I can cope with that, but it's a
bit ugly at times.

*puts tmux on his "look into this some day" list*


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