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The `screen' command allows you to start a session on a remote computer and have it persist even if you log out. This is very useful if you're running a long program so that you don't have to stay logged in for that full duration.  
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The $\texttt{screen}$ command allows you to start a session on a remote computer and have it persist even if you log out. This is very useful if you're running a long program so that you don't have to stay logged in for that full duration.  
  
To attach to an existing screen, do `screen -r'. This will return you to an existing session.
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To attach to an existing screen, do $\texttt{screen\ -r}$. This will return you to an existing session.
  
While you're attached to a screen, all screen commands begin with `Ctrl-a'. To detach a session, type `Ctrl-a d'.  
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While you're attached to a screen, all screen commands begin with $\texttt{Ctrl-a}$. To detach a session, type $\texttt{Ctrl-a\ d}$.  
  
To list the existing screens and whether you are attached to one, run `screen -ls'.  
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To list the existing screens and whether you are attached to one, run $\texttt{screen\ -ls}$.  
  
  
 
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Screen

The command allows you to start a session on a remote computer and have it persist even if you log out. This is very useful if you’re running a long program so that you don’t have to stay logged in for that full duration.

To attach to an existing screen, do . This will return you to an existing session.

While you’re attached to a screen, all screen commands begin with . To detach a session, type .

To list the existing screens and whether you are attached to one, run .