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How can I tell screen to always show created virtual console names in the bottom. I am using Ubuntu.

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You can use the caption command with several Screen-specific escape codes.

For example, try appending this to your .screenrc, and restartng screen:

caption always "%-Lw%{= BW}%50>%n%f* %t%{-}%+Lw%< %=%d.%m %c"
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