Screen : Terminal Multiplexer
Cheetsheet for Screen which is Terminal Multiplexer, Allows you to use multiple screens.
Necessary and sufficient screen commands to get started with no deep required
sudo apt install screen
Start screen using screen command
Following are the commands to work with multiple screens
screen: Start screen
Ctl + a d: Deattach from the working Terminal
screen -ls: List all screen sessions
Ctrl+d: Kill a window
screen -x session_name: Reattach a session using its name
Ctrl+a p: Switch with the previous/next window
Ctrl+a n: Switch with the next window
Created a screen using -S and name as hugo and then detached using
tayyabali:~$ screen -S hugo [detached from 8914.hugo]
Check whether hugo screen is created or not after detaching the screen
tayyabali:~$ screen -ls There is a screen on: 8914.hugo (Saturday 29 December 2018 09:38:41 IST) (Detached) 1 Socket in /run/screen/S-tayyabali.
Reattach using the name
tayyabali:~$ screen -x hugo ### ### Terminal will display the activity going on ### use `ctr + a d` to detach again [detached from 8914.hugo]
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