The GNU terminal multiplexer, allowing multiple virtual terminals on local and remote servers.

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Guake terminal: Shift+Ctrl+Arrow key to select a word (to copy)

I read it is possible installing and executing GNU Screen within the Guake terminal: Text selection CTRL+SHIFT+Cursor Keys in shell? However if I push Ctrl+Arrow key (or Alt+Arrow key) to move ...
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How do I run weechat and screen as an upstart service without error?

I want to run weechat constantly in the background so that I can ssh in and reattach to it via screen. I'm trying to accomplish this via the following file in /etc/init/chatscreen.conf: description ...
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Editable annotations on terminal like sticky notes

I use screen, which lets me use many terminals. However, because there are so many terminals sometimes I forget what I am doing. Is there any terminal application that can draw over a section of the ...
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PPA containing newer version of screen

The GNU screen version for Ubuntu 14.04 seems to be 4.01, which was last updated May 2006! The newest screen version was updated May 2014 I know I can compile my own version, but I'm dealing with ~60 ...
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Scrollwheel in GNU screen in xfce4-terminal

I apologize that this is pretty much a duplicate of Using the scrollwheel in GNU screen -- Trusty specific difference but I don't have enough reputation to comment on that and I can provide much more ...
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Using the scrollwheel in GNU screen — Trusty specific difference

I'd like to setup GNU screen to allow the mouse's scrollwheel to scroll around in the scrollback buffer, same question as here: ...
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GNU Screen glitchy

I am trying to read accelerometer sensor values via screen /dev/ and it seems to work at times but it almost always becomes glitchy. This is what a normal output should look like: here but this is ...
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Byobu screen default for all users

I have installed byobu in my ubuntu 12.04 server installation and set as backend to use screen. What i am trying to do without success is to have all users on my system to use byobu having also ...
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How to disable GNU Grub boot menu and set Windows boot menu as default? [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and everytime I switch on my computer, it boots to GNU Grub menu. Now my question is, how do I disable GNU Grub menu and set Windows boot menu as default? GNU Grub ...
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Forwarding GNU Screen notification to Ubuntu desktop

GNU Screen has utility of monitoring window activity. Is it possible to forward the notification of GNU Screen to Ubuntu desktop environment? For example, when GNU Screen generates a notification, ...
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Non-deterministic behaviour in bash script for screen window opening and naming

I have the following bash script to set up a screen session with four windows from the command line in 13.10. Comments indicate what I think it ought to do. screen -dmS mysession # start screen, name ...
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Screen shortcuts in terminal conflict with Konsole and general GUI settings

I'm starting to use Screen in my terminal use (tired of sshing many times when I need to work) anyway, I'm finding that the Screen shortcuts conflict with some of my general gui shortcuts. The real ...
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Running a script in a screen at start up

I have a Python script that I wish to keep running all the time on an Ubuntu 12.04 machine, and I am doing so by adding an init job that runs a short script that checks for a screen session and if not ...
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kill a screen session

I'm trying to kill a screen session. I noticed a lot of other related questions, but none of those answers are working for me. I am trying to kill the following session: screen -ls There is a screen ...
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finding what's running on screen session

I have this screen process which has open my serial port: $ sudo lsof | grep /dev/ttyS0 screen 23520 root 6u CHR 4,64 0t0 1421 /dev/ttyS0 $ cd ...
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Attaching to a service in screen

I am fairly new to Ubuntu, but I am becoming better everyday. I know that to detach from a service in screen you do Ctrl+a+d. But I do not know how to attach back to it when I need to. Can someone ...
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keyboard buttons are not working at the time of changing password

when i forget my admin user passwrd i use the way of recovery mode ,i got the step of changing passwrd successfully like this .........recovery mode/root/## mount -rw -o remount/ passwd /enter new ...
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How do I 'workon' a Python virtualenv in Byobu windows configuration?

I'm trying to configure Byobu that it will start with a few windows ready in my Python virtualenvwrapper project directory. The only thing that needs to be run is the command workon myvirtualenvname. ...
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How do I open screen with many tabs to execute some commands within each one

How to open screen with many tabs? How can I execute some commands within each tab, plus giving the main screen window a name to call it again later to execute other commands? For example, I have a ...
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After Ubuntu 12.10 install and restart

I installed the ubuntu in this pc in order to do a dual boot with windows. After installing Ubuntu according to the tutorial it restarts the system, But it doesn't show the GRUB "Boot Selection" ...
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Screen: Keep programs running after shutdown

Is it possible to run screen on my linux box, and resume activites after shutting down? I am running Ubuntu 12.04 with all updates installed and Screen version 4.00.03jw4 installed from the Ubuntu ...
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How do I get colors and a correct character set with screen through PuTTY?

Screen session over putty connections from windows are colorless and have a character set problem (shows in curses applications like aptitude). A screen session on a proper terminal works just fine. ...
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Run a program with GNU screen and immediately detach after

I am trying to figure out how to write a script which would start program(s) in GNU Screen sessions(s) at system boot. I am trying this: #!/bin/bash screen -S test -d -m -X ...
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GNU screen hangs on the pandaboard [closed]

I've installed the headless 11.04 variant of Ubuntu on my pandaboard. Most things seem to work correctly, but when I launch screen bash seems to hang and I must kill it using ctrl-z kill %1 in order ...
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Bring nohup job to foreground

Consider the following nohup execution: nohup script.sh > script.out & Is there a way to log off the terminal, reconnect, bring the process back to foreground and interact with it using the ...
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How do I copy text from the program “screen” to my clipboard?

I want to copy some text from screen to my clipboard. I know how to get into copy and paste mode in screen, but I want that text to go to my clipboard so I can paste it on the browser, for example. ...
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How can I have one screen session per user and set it as the login shell?

How can I set screen so it runs automatically any time a user logs in using a CLI interface? If there is already a screen session running for that user, I would like any new logins to attach to that ...
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How do I get Guake(terminal) to report the correct terminal?

I've been using Guake on my laptop and my desktop and everything has been fine until I recently bought a new HD and did a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.10. I installed Guake and it works fine except for ...
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How do I integrate Byobu's copy-buffer with the X clipboard?

I want to be able to copy and paste between Byobu and Firefox without having to use a mouse. I could write the copy buffer to a file and open that file with Gedit but I was wondering if there was a ...
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Why is Gnu Screen slow to scroll in a vertical split region? [closed]

On my Ubuntu, Gnu screen is very slow when scrolling in a vertically split region (the one you create with CTRL-A |. But Tmux doesn't have this problem. Why is this?
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How to disable window caption bar in GNU Screen?

I usually split my GNU Screen into four regions, and I don't really need the status bars for each of those windows. Is there an option to disable GNU Screen window status bars? I could only find ...
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Retaining bash prompt colors when starting a screen session

When I ssh into a Ubuntu Lucid box the prompt is all pretty, with colors. Everything is the default, as far as I know. Here's my $PS1 outside screen: \[\e]0;\u@\h: ...
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How can I create a cron command that will execute a command inside a detached screen?

I have created a screen, but can I now somehow execute a command that will run commands in the detached screen? I do not even know if this is possible, but if it is, it will probably be something ...
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GNU screen: Running commands in different window when screen is started

The .screenrc file allows the user to specify that they want multiple windows open when screen is first run. Eg. screen -t myWindowA 0 "" screen -t myWindowB 1 "-${SHELL}" screen -t myWindowC 2 ...
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Execute command on Gnu Screen attachment

Is it possible for GNU Screen to detect when a session has been attached and to run a command? (The command will be a shell script that I wrote) Thanks.
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X11 Forwarding over Gnu Screen, is it possible?

I use GNU Screen constantly. But, I've been trying to figure out if there is someway to get X11 apps to forward over screen when I am ssh-ing (Is that a word?). Currently if I try to run 'gedit' ...
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byobu and ssh-agent

byobu cannot connect to ssh-agent socket well. actually I can make just one connection via ssh-agent but if I try to establish another ssh connection using the agent, it doesn't work. I've tried ...