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Local echo using Screen to connect to a serial terminal

Reading through the book "Building Wireless Sensor Networks" I learned that you can use the Screen utility to attach to a serial console. I tried using it to connect to an XBee module and it seemed ...
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Fish shell syntax highlighting looks weird in byobu-screen

When I am in plain fish shell, a command is highlighted like so: but when I am in byobu-screen and type the same thing, I get: When I do a fish_config and look at my color palette, nothing is ...
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Launching GUI apps from GNU screen on OS X

On OS X 10.9.1, when I try to launch GUI Apps on OS X from within a GNU screen terminal, the app simply hangs without showing a window. Launching the same app from a regular terminal outside screen ...
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PATH not set in GNU Screen, OS X 10.9

I'm not a regular user of screen but every few weeks I use for some delicate tasks. However yesterday when starting I was unable to execute any command (ls, ssh, mkdir), quick debugging revealed that ...
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Tab title is wrong with ssh/screen on osx

I am doing ssh -t host screen -D -RR in OS X (10.9) terminal tabs. My ~/.screenrc is identical on all remote hosts and contain the following line: hardstatus string "%H(%n:%t)$USER %h" My ...
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screen does not do vertical split on mountain lion

I installed screen using macports on Mountain Lion and the install log even says its also installing the vertical split patch. But the actual split is not happening. C-a | does not work. Does this not ...
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can a .screenrc key binding contain variables?

I'm working on a customer .screenrc for Screen and I can't seem to find a way for it to support variables. Here's what I'm trying to accomplish: I want to press ^l, then specify a name, and that ...
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Use of screen on terminal is blocked by length of user name

I am a user of screen on terminal, but i tried to mount a screen on my Macbook and results in this warning: $ screen LoginName too long - sorry. I read on web and the suggestion is change the ...
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GNU Screen on MacOS 10.8 says “Be careful! New screen tonight”

GNU Screen on MacOS 10.8 says "Be careful! New screen tonight" when it starts up screen sometimes. Any ideas what causes this, or is there a way to disable it and/or change the text to something else? ...
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Can I remove the ctrl-z key binding in my shell?

The background for this question: I currently have to do a lot of my work in terminal over ssh, and I use screen quite a bit. Because I found the ctrl-a key binding for screen commands so annoying ...
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Terminal with session management and scrollback OS X

I use GNU Screen all the time in OS X, primarily running on the server side of my SSH connections in order to maintain persistence, while multitasking. The beauty is that if I get disconnected, all ...
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Copy-paste with GNU Screen with vertically-split windows on OS X

When using GNU Screen with OS X (presumably with Linux also) and use a vertical split screen, how do you copy-paste text on just one side of the full terminal? Is not being able to do this something ...
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Start a few programs in a split terminal

I want to start a few programs with a single launch script and monitor their outputs to the console. The easiest way would be to launch in background an xterm for each program, but that's not very ...
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GNU Screen prepending dollar signs to window titles

I recently copied my .screenrc from one computer (Mac OSX 10.4) to another computer (Fedora 16) Now, on the Fedora computer, there is a $ prepended to all the window titles. Here is my hardstatus ...
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1answer
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Set Terminal.app proxy icon with xterm and screen

For quite a while, I've been using the supplied answers for Resume Zsh-Terminal (OS X Lion) to set the proxy icon for Terminal.app while running under zsh, and so far, it's been working quite well. ...
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How do I get the F9 menu in GNU screen on Mac OS X?

Using screen on Mac OSX 10.7.1. Already applied various hacky fixes to get the home and end keys to work, changed the command key to left control key - however now I find the F buttons all do silly ...
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when running screen on OSX, command+r messes up arrow keys in vim across all screens

How do you unwind this? because you wind up pressing command r all the time to reload your browser, and often you're in the terminal. Since I haven't figured out how to re-enable the arrow keys, I ...
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GNU Screen and Mac Terminal interaction woes

Setup: OSX 10.6 Terminal.app with multiple tabs, one of which ssh's into a machine that has a running GNU Screen instance. That screen instance has (among other things) and irssi session, bash ...
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GNU Screen - pasting from System Clipboard

I am using screen on OS X. I have two bind commands: bind ( eval "writebuf" "exec sh -c 'pbcopy < /tmp/screen-exchange'" bind ) eval "exec sh -c 'pbpaste > /tmp/screen-exchange'" "readbuf" ...
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Vertical Split in GNU Screen on Mac OS X

I recently became enamored with the excellent app in Ubuntu GNU screen. I was really happy to see it installed on my Mac as well, but I can't split vertically... I guess I need to update it somehow. I ...
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Can't start GNU screen on Snow Leopard

When I access my OS X machine using SSH, I can't start a GNU screen session. It hangs and does not produce any kind of error message, also Ctrl-C doesn't have any effect. However, if I start a screen ...
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1answer
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Beginning/end of line for screen on Mac OS X

Using screen on Mac OS X, I want to know how to go to the beginning/end of the line. Usually I use ^ + A / ^ + E on terminal , but that doesn't work for screen.
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How to highlight full row in GNU screen

I have a Mac Pro and now I am trying to use GNU screen instead of Terminal. When I need to look at the log the I hit Ctrl A and I get into copy mode. However it is really hard to detect where my ...
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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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hardstatus screen in mac

I use this hardstatus in my .screenrc hardstatus string '%{= kK}[ %h ] %-Lw%{= KW}%50>%n%f %t%{= kK}%+Lw%< %{=kG}%-= %1` %d %M %c%{-}%{= kK} ' but in macOS the %h not work, don't show the ...
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GNU Screen won't inherit my PATH on 10.5.8

I use screen on a daily basis for my terminal needs and I'm quite happy with it. Recently, though, I made some updates to my bash configuration files and I noticed that I was setting various PATH ...
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How to prevent screen from resizing my Terminal in Mac OS X?

I am using iTerm in Mac OS X. When I run screen, the terminal is resized and I get the message Aborted because of window size change. However, screen is still running. How do I get it to stop ...
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Mac OS X screen does not keep current directory

I have problem using screen on Mac OS X. When i type screen from a certain directory, it always switches to my home directory instead of keeping current. [akhkharu@andrey-macbook ~/ror]$ screen -v ...
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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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GNU screen fails to resize with Snow Leopard xterm

I use 120x80 xterms under X11 (which I start via xterm -geometry 120x80). I also use some constantly running GNU screen sessions on a couple of different hosts -- both local to the mac and on some ...
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why is screen not showing the current running process name? (Mac OSX Terminal bash)

I am running screen inside Mac OSX Terminal app (bash). Here is the screenrc (got it from here): $ cat ~/.screenrc termcapinfo xterm* ti@:te@ startup_message off defutf8 on shelltitle "$ |what?" # ...