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How can I make window list in GNU Screen appear always ( C-a, C-w) ( permanently )

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migrated from Apr 21 '11 at 16:53

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Put the following lines in your .screenrc:

hardstatus on
hardstatus alwayslastline
hardstatus string "%w"

%w will show the window list in the status line.

See here for more information about the escape codes.

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