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A Guide to GNU Screen | Hacker News: discussion of AGtGS
A ‘revisited’ guide to GNU Screen

 

a terminal multiplexer and window manager that runs several separate ‘screens’ on a single physical character-based terminal.

The package ‘screen’ is now available in the Cygwin distribution. - mailing list announcement, plus usage details

 

Bill Clementsen (of course) has something to say about Emacs and Screen, as well.

 

Emacs and Screen - see comments for work-around on the C-a issue

 

add the following to ~/.screenrc (in your $HOME dir)

escape ^pp

 

Now Ctrl-p is the escape key and screen and emacs lives happily for ever.

 

 

Except now I’m not getting F1..F4 sent over. F5 works. haven’t checked the others. hrm....
the terminal is treating them as escape codes??
something to do with TERMCAP

 

unset TERMCAP does remove the definition, but the problem persists.

 

manually changing TERM=xterm seems to help....

 

Giorgos Keramidas’ Emacs config keys mentions problems with screen....

 

 

IBM developer works: Staying alive with Screen

 

 

See Also

CygWin

 

Category tags

Programming GNU CygWin terminals shells


 

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