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How do I supress date/time display in GNU Screen vertical splits?

I am using a copy of GNU Screen packaged for Fedora 18. I copied these neat lines over onto my .screenrc, to show me the host/date-time/windows: # Neat status bar on the bottom of the screen caption ...
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Attach screen on a running terminal

I have a long running process in a (virtual) terminal that unfortunately was not started in a (gnu) screen session. Is there a way to migrate it in a screen session? (obviously, without stopping it) ...
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Emacs and Unix Screen

I'm in Screen and have one window set to emacs. When I leave that window and maneuver to a different one, say screen two or three, the text in the original emacs window gets discombobulated. The line ...
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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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Why a command launched with nohup isn't able to write file after user logout?

I'm using nohup to launch matlab and run a script which requires to read and write some given files. nohup matlab -nojvm -nodisplay -r 'MyScript'& This runs smoothly while I'm logged in but as ...
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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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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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How do I send SIGKILL on cygwin in GNU Screen?

I have recently started using GNU screen on cygwin, but the functionality to terminate a foreground process with CTRL-C does not seem to work when there is an active screen session. Is there a ...
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Child processes remain after quitting screen

I'm seeing some strange screen behavior on OSX. When I quit screen, child processes are not killed. $ screen $ tail -f (or some long running process inside screen) Then, I kill the current screen ...
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Move already running program into screen

Is it possible to have a already started program move to screen/tmux? I'd like to have something like the following: program; ^Z screen; fg; I know the above won't work, but is there a way to ...
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Unix: How to unsplit in screen

I'm trying to learn how to use screen, in unix so that I don't have to open up several ssh connections and terminal windows just because I want to do more than one thing at the same time on a machine. ...
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favorite tips for using screen(1) [closed]

I've been meaning to learn screen for a long time, but have never gotten around to it. What are you favorite tips? Please try to keep one tip per answer so that we can vote properly, but feel free ...
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TMUX key bindings

I have a problem with TMUX key bindings. When I'm working on a terminal pane, if I press ctrl+pgup, it should scroll the screen one page up, as a normal terminal, but it doesn't. Also, while using ...
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GNU Screen — horizontal scrolling

I've been trying to figure this out -- the goal is to scroll horizontally in GNU Screen. (In order to avoid ugly line wrap in the result of CLI mysql queries.) If you do: screen -h 5000 # 5000 lines ...
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Moving a process from a shell to another? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Screen a running process Is it possible to move a process from one shell to another? Ex: I have launched a process in some shell, and I decide I'd like to move it to my ...
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Start screen with bash command

I need to start screen with some bash command to execute. I'm trying: screen -S test -d -m bash -c './test.php' but have no result, screen didn't apear. Even more, let's say I need to start ...
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GNU-Screen still has only old groups for my username

I was recently added to a group on the unix server. My active screen session has not been update to the new groups: $groups A B C D $screen -r $groups A B C Without closing my screen session is ...
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Is there a way to sort my windows within a screen session?

I use screen and have ssh sessions open to a number of different machines from within my screen session. I'd like to keep them in order, for obvious reasons. Often I'll have to connect to a new ...
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Dump/show ACL in GNU screen

I'm trying to make an interface to make it easier to set ACL in screen. Setting ACL is quite easy, however, I can't find a way to show or dump the existing ACL. A look in the archives of this list ...
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Is there any way to turn off the white bars in GNU Screen?

I am using the screen curses window manager and I want to know if it is possible to change the color of, or disable the white bars that appear between splits?
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How come I can't use Screen on a different computer?

When I use putty, login and type "screen", it works. When I use a DIFFERENT computer--a linux based system. I SSH into it through my local machine. Then, I type "screen" , and it displays this ...
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Use GNU screen as login “shell”

What's the best way to have screen automatically run when you open a new shell, whether by login, xterm, or anything else? I see the most common recommendation is to put exec screen in your regular ...