> Most *nix users do make heavy use of the command line, but usually via
> some window manager.  The one I've come to enjoy is XFCE4, but there
> are a ton of different ones out there.  So when you say text mode, I'm
> not sure if you mean heavy reliance on command line apps or no WM at
> all.   In the case of no WM at all, I don't imagine you'll have
> trouble getting any distro to this level.

I have a WM in textmode.

From the manual page: "Screen is a full-screen window manager that
multiplexes a physical terminal between several processes (typically
interactive shells)."

But even under X + IceWM, I'm using lots and lots of xterms.