screen.rc config

Create ~/.screen.rc with the bellow content:

startup_message off
vbell off
bell_msg 'Bip [%]^G'
msgwait 1
defobuflimit 1024
hardcopydir /tmp
defscrollback 3000

bindkey -t "^[," prev
bindkey -t "^[." next

caption always "%{wK}%?%-Lw%?%{bw}%n*%f %t%?(%u)%?%{wK}%?%+Lw%? %= %{= Kw}%110`%109`%111`"

When done open a terminal and enter ‘screen‘ (write screen end press enter).

In screen, to create a new screen tab, press: ‘Ctrl + a‘, release both and quickly press ‘a


Screen is good so you don’t loose your session, as example, you can open another terminal and write ‘screen -x this will attach to the already existing session.


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