10/21/2015 - 2:14 PM


screen shortcuts

Key Action Notes Ctrl+a c new window
Ctrl+a n next window I bind F12 to this Ctrl+a p previous window I bind F11 to this Ctrl+a " select window from list I have window list in the status line Ctrl+a Ctrl+a previous window viewed

Ctrl+a S split terminal horizontally into regions Ctrl+a c to create new window there Ctrl+a | split terminal vertically into regions Requires debian/ubuntu patched screen 4.0 Ctrl+a :resize resize region
Ctrl+a :fit fit screen size to new terminal size Ctrl+a F is the same. Do after resizing xterm Ctrl+a :remove remove region Ctrl+a X is the same Ctrl+a tab Move to next region

Ctrl+a d detach screen from terminal Start screen with -r option to reattach Ctrl+a A set window title
Ctrl+a x lock session Enter user password to unlock Ctrl+a [ enter scrollback/copy mode Enter to start and end copy region. Ctrl+a ] to leave this mode Ctrl+a ] paste buffer Supports pasting between windows Ctrl+a > write paste buffer to file useful for copying between screens Ctrl+a < read paste buffer from file useful for pasting between screens Ctrl+a ? show key bindings/command names Note unbound commands only in man page Ctrl+a : goto screen command prompt up shows last command entered