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GNU Screen is a terminal multiplexer that runs several separate “screens” on a single physical character-based terminal. Each virtual terminal emulates a DEC VT100 plus several ANSI X3.64 and ISO 2022 functions. Screen sessions can be detached and resumed later on a different terminal.
Screen also supports a whole slew of other features, including configurable input and output translation, serial port support, configurable logging, and multi-user support.
How to install:
sudo apt install screen
Screen manager with VT100/ANSI terminal emulation
[email protected]:~# screen -h Use: screen [-opts] [cmd [args]] or: screen -r [host.tty] Options: -4 Resolve hostnames only to IPv4 addresses. -6 Resolve hostnames only to IPv6 addresses. -a Force all capabilities into each window's termcap. -A -[r|R] Adapt all windows to the new display width & height. -c file Read configuration file instead of '.screenrc'. -d (-r) Detach the elsewhere running screen (and reattach here). -dmS name Start as daemon: Screen session in detached mode. -D (-r) Detach and logout remote (and reattach here). -D -RR Do whatever is needed to get a screen session. -e xy Change command characters. -f Flow control on, -fn = off, -fa = auto. -h lines Set the size of the scrollback history buffer. -i Interrupt output sooner when flow control is on. -l Login mode on (update /var/run/utmp), -ln = off. -ls [match] or -list Do nothing, just list our SockDir [on possible matches]. -L Turn on output logging. -Logfile file Set logfile name. -m ignore $STY variable, do create a new screen session. -O Choose optimal output rather than exact vt100 emulation. -p window Preselect the named window if it exists. -q Quiet startup. Exits with non-zero return code if unsuccessful. -Q Commands will send the response to the stdout of the querying process. -r [session] Reattach to a detached screen process. -R Reattach if possible, otherwise start a new session. -s shell Shell to execute rather than $SHELL. -S sockname Name this session <pid>.sockname instead of <pid>.<tty>.<host>. -t title Set title. (window's name). -T term Use term as $TERM for windows, rather than "screen". -U Tell screen to use UTF-8 encoding. -v Print "Screen version 4.09.00 (GNU) 30-Jan-22". -wipe [match] Do nothing, just clean up SockDir [on possible matches]. -x Attach to a not detached screen. (Multi display mode). -X Execute <cmd> as a screen command in the specified session.
Updated on: 2023-Mar-08