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Is there a way to send a screen command to a screen session “above” my current screen?

I would like to be able to send a screen command to a screen session "above" my current screen session (which is on another server). Imagine the scenario of starting an initial screen session and from ...
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GNU screen command on path not found

When I use GNU screen in the following way, it works: screen java -jar .... but why does screen bukkit .... not work when bukkit is a executable script from my path ($PATH)? I've read here, ...
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Creating multiple screens in a for loop to run parellel programs and sending commands to each

Before flagging this questions as redundant, i have read and tried every answer to similar questions with no success I have this loop where it traverses a directory structure, and runs a program ...
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screen returns [screen is terminating], but never terminates

I recently ran into an issue on my Ubuntu 12.10 server that I can't seem to find a solution for. From my server I run a couple of Minecraft servers on different ports, usually to start the servers I ...
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Transfer current command to a detachable session (tmux/screen)

I'm currently running a backup and it now needs to be transferred to detachable one like on tmux/screen. Is there a way to do this when the command is currently running? I can send the command the ...
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Is there a way to make GNU Screen not prompt for confirmation?

My googling only left me the clue that this was the case for old screen, and now the new screen prompts for confirmation (e.g. whenever I try to kill a window or exit out of screen) . Is there a ...
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How do I forcibly kill a locked screen session?

I have an old screen session on a server that seems to be password-protected. The problem is, I don't recall setting a password on it, and I have no idea what the password could be. Any terminal ...
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I logon via ssh and the first command is always screen. Can I make it either reconnect to same sesson or make a new one if one does not exist?

Basically what I want to do is something like this: screen -session-name=mydefaultscreen and if the 'session name' of mydefaultscreen doesn't exist, it creates it. if it does exist already then it ...
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How can I make sure my system uses the ~/.screenrc file?

My friend provided me with a rather detailed .screenrc which I put into my ~/ directory. I am pretty confident when I run screen it isn't utilizing the edits in the file. How could I confirm whether ...
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How can I view more of my history in Screen on Linux?

I was running scripts overnight from the command line (inside Screen on a Linux EC2 instance) and some errors that I was not tracking occurred. I want to "scroll up" or view more of the history in ...
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Use screen to execute command from commandline

Is there a way wherein we can start a screen, execute a command and detach it without actually entering into the screen? something like screen -[some option] [command tobe executed] I need this ...
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Reattaching self to screen - Linux/Ubuntu

I occasionally use screen within linux. Every now and then my connection plays up and I lose access to the ssh shell, when I try to reattach myself to the screen instance this is what I get: There ...
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ssh-agent and screen

A while back on StackOverflow, I asked this question about ssh-agent and crontab. I have a similar question now about ssh-agent and screen on linux systems. So, on my Mac, ssh-agent launches at ...
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centos Screen - command detached process

Screen supports externally controlling a detached screen with the -X parameter, for example: screen # -X -p0 "quit" That will terminate the screen where # is the screen PID. However what I want to ...
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GNU Screen equivalent for Windows?

Is there such a thing as a terminal multiplexer (i.e. GNU Screen) for the Windows CMD.EXE, or for that matter, is there anything I can use to run a text-only program such as a non-curses python script ...
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GNU Screen and Finch Not Playing Nicely

I use finch for instant messaging, and for persistence, finch is one of the things that runs in my screen session. There are three main computers that I access my screen session from, and each works ...
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How to scroll up and look at data in GNU screen

I am using a mac (snow leopard). I am a ruby on rails developer and I watched a screencast on GNU screen and am trying it out. So far I like it. On a window when I start server I get to see the log ...
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How to force Gnu screen to load my bash .profile

I have ~/.bash_profile which I would like to be invoked every single time a new GNU screen is created so that all my aliases work in GNU screen as they work in terminal. At this time this is what my ...
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Screen startup apps

I know that most people don't bother with things like screen anymore, but I happen to really like it, even in this GUI day and age. I still do most of my development from a BASH prompt, so it's ...
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Clipboard integration with GNU Screen and Mac OS X Terminal

I am using GNU Screen on Terminal. Is there a way to use what I copied in GNU Screen into OS X's clipboard? I'm running Mac OS X 10.6.2 Screen version 4.00.03 (FAU) 23-Oct-06 Edit: I was thinking ...
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Macros in GNU screen?

I use the screen command line program in Linux all the time, and I looked through the man page but didn't find the answer to this (although maybe I just missed it): What I want to do is have a single ...
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How do I get GNU screen not to start in my home directory in OS X?

GNU Screen (screen) behaves differently on OS X 10.5 (Leopard) and 10.6 (Snow Leopard) compared to Linux (at least Ubuntu, Red Hat, and Gentoo) and OS X 10.4 (Tiger). In 10.5 and 10.6, new screens ...
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Can I rebind Screen's escape combination to something else?

I'm so used to using C-a for the home key (based on my being an emacs nerd) that it bothers me that this is the combination that screen uses to start commands. Can I bind something else to it?