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    Screen Command - Screen No


    I am using the screen command and usiing screen -a to create new screens but the screen number does not appear on the status bar.


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    Linux Guru Cabhan's Avatar
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    Jan 2005
    Seattle, WA, USA
    By default, screen does nothing except let you create additional screens. It has no status bars or anything.

    You can either try to figure out how to write a screenrc yourself (this is fairly complicated) or I would suggest using byobu, which creates a much nicer screen experience:

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