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GNU Screen is a command line utility which allows the user to create multiple shell sessions on one connection. These sessions are decoupled from the primary connection and so maintain state for the user, even if the connection is dropped.

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Why GNU Screen doesn't work on Mac OS?

When I connect to my account via ssh like this ssh user@local_ip and then execute screen nothing happened just empty line. But if I use su - user after connect via ssh it works and I. can see GNU ...
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GNU Screen utility on Mac OS

I've often used the screen utility. When I wrote screen command into the terminal, I saw a welcome page. But now I can't see that message, just nothing happened. I can only close by pressing "Ctrl+Z"....
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Remote screen command through ssh, unable to see active sessions

Let's say i'm running a comand using: ssh user@ip screen -dm cat file or a command like: ssh user@ip screen -dm -S sessionname cat file Why, in both cases I can't see active screen sessions and so, ...
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Use .bashrc in a detached screen

So, I've got a bunch of export ... environment variable lines in my .bashrc, and I would like to call some programs (specifically Jupyter notebook) that need access from those notebooks from screen, ...
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Cannot override Screen escape key from command line

I want to create a screen-inside-a-screen setup in order to pair program with a colleague. So my plan is: Outer screen session - control character ^B Command: screen -S outer -e ^Bb Inner screen ...
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Set terminal width in screen using PuTTY connection

I'm connecting from PuTTY on a Windows box to a RHEL server. I like to do my work in screen, and I like a terminal window that's wider than 80 characters. I have my PuTTY terminal set to be 120 ...
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unset PROMPT_COMMAND with screen

Recently, for seemingly no reason, I've been getting the same issue as this thread: bash how to remove "__bp_precmd_invoke_cmd" error? However it only happens when I enter a screen session....
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GNU screen won't send control character from config file but will when set manually

My .screenrc has the following line: escape ^Jj However, I can't manage to send a literal ^J in a screen session based on this! Version: Screen version 4.06.02 (GNU) 23-Oct-17 Host: Debian-based ...
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Linux Login to a website via wget or curl AND display it on a external monitor via chromium-browser

currently I'm trying to write a script but I'm facing multiple problems... I want to login to a website from my Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS server and than display it on a seperate monitor via the program "...
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What single command in screen, can show a preview of all currently active windows?

Am actively using screen, but wonder, as I've not seen anywhere, hint of a single command to do the above. Can anyone else using screen here, suggest something? Am thinking of a feature similar to ...
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How to detach ssh session without killing a running process?

I started a test filesystem resize on a server through ssh, but totally forgot to do that on a screen session. Now it is running, and my laptop has very slow internet. Is there any way that I can keep ...
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What should i do if i want to run C-a " upon starting screen?

I'm currently starting screen as part of my .bashrc, but i want the first thing that shows up to be the same thing as when you run C-a " when screen is already running. I know i could run screen -ls ...
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Watch (rotating) log in screen

I'm running a mailserver which I connect to using SSH. My .bash_profile is configured to attatch a SSH session to a certain screen session. Now I'd like to have a log (e.g. the syslog) printed to one ...
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Copy text from GNU screen to clipboad running from Putty

I have a Windows 10 on my Laptop. I use Putty for login a remote Linux machine. I am using GNU Screen installed on Linux to hold my work progress, which is helping me a lot. I faced problem when I ...
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ssh + screen : how to ?

I am trying to launch a software through ssh : I can do : ssh -t user@xx.xx.xx.xx screen -S datanode -d -m ~/hadoop/bin/hdfs datanode But ssh -t user@xx.xx.xx.xx screen -S datanode -d -m ~/...

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