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Every time I start screen (screen -A) or try to connect to an already running screen session (screen -Ax) my terminal is resized to 80 columns. I want to prevent screen from resizing my terminal.

I am using iTerm on Snow Leopard and my screen sessions are on a centos machine (I use bash as my shell).

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Try adding this (from /etc/screenrc) to your ~/.screenrc:

# Change the xterm initialization string from is2=\E[!p\E[?3;4l\E[4l\E>
# (This fixes the "Aborted because of window size change" konsole symptoms found
#  in bug #134198)
termcapinfo xterm* 'is=\E[r\E[m\E[2J\E[H\E[?7h\E[?1;4;6l'

You may need to change the "xterm" to match your $TERM.

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That worked. Thanks a bunch. –  blackwing Dec 2 '10 at 18:35
thanks! added this answer to serverfault.com/questions/158508/… –  Joshua D'Alton Apr 13 '13 at 8:06

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