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Why Matlab in screen in Linux on PuTTY terminates itself after closing PuTTY session?

I connected to a linux server with PuTTY and start a screen session, and start matlab with: matlab -nodesktop Then, I run my matlab code as usual. The code will run for hours. So to test whether ...
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Quickly switching between virtual sessions (screen?)

I'd like to have few virtual session in one putty window and change between them quickly. What's the best way to do that? screen? I know I can detach with ctrl+ad and then reattach to a different ...
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Renaming a session

In bash I can start a named screen by doing screen -S test If I type ctrl-a A new_screen_name it only changes the title of the screen. When I do a screen -r I see the session name is still ...
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GNU screen sessions are dead after rebooting computer — how to fix this?

Whenever I reboot my computer, all GNU screen sessions die. I have to remove them with screen -wipe How can I fix that? Telling GNU screen to store sessions in my home directory apparently doesn't ...
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Can an active user session be “assumed” under Linux?

Outside of using something like screen, is it possible to 'assume' an active user session under Linux/UNIX? For example, I ssh to my server from home. Then I ssh to it form work. I want to kill the ...
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I am not seeing named session in gnu screen

I am tying to learn gnu screen. I am using mac(snow leopard). I am running 4.00.03 version of screen. I am starting a new screen with following command screen -S foo However after that if I do ...
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Moving windows between GNU screen sessions

Is there a way to move windows between different screen sessions? For example lets say I have this scenario: screen -S screen1 vim *.cpp C-a d screen -S screen2 Is there any way to move my shell ...
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How do I display the current “session” name or “sockname” of a screen session in the status bar?

I run multiple screen sessions each created with 'screen -S name' and I would like to be able to display in the status bar the name I used to create the current screen session. However, I cannot ...
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Tell GNU screen where to save the sessions?

My GNU screen stores its sessions in the /tmp directory. That means that after a reboot, all sessions are lost: $ screen -list No Sockets found in /tmp/uscreens/S-dehmann. How can I tell it to ...
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send command to an already running screen session

I have been trying to send commands to a running gnu screen session (4.00.03) in opensolaris, but cannot get it to run any commands through any combination of screen -X Ok, I start a screen session ...