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November 03, 2009, at 01:11 PM by OtherMichael -
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[[|A 'revisited' guide to GNU Screen]]
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IBM developer works: [[|Staying alive with Screen]]
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!! [[#General]] General Notes
[[|A Guide to GNU Screen]] | Hacker News: [[|discussion of AGtGS]]

->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' [[EmacsWiki:GiorgosKeramidasConfigKeys|Emacs config keys]] mentions problems with screen....

!! [[#SeeAlso]] See Also

!! [[#Categories]] Category tags
[[!Programming]] [[!GNU]] [[!CygWin]] [[!terminals]] [[!shells]]