GNU Screen Reference

June 7, 2010

Command Line

  • screen -L turn on logging, by default to screenlog.0. Log file is appended to.
  • screen -list list all sessions
  • screen -R reattach to next available session


  • CTRL-a ? help
  • CTRL-a CTRL-C new session
  • CTRL-a d detach
  • CTRL-a n next (in a ring)
  • CTRL-a p previous (in a ring)
  • CTRL-a " list sessions


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