Open a Session with Name¶
screen -S <your_session_name>
Do not start screen, but instead print a list of session identification
strings. Sessions marked “detached” can be resumed with
Those marked “attached” are running and have a controlling terminal.
Recover a ‘lost’ Screen Session¶
If your remote connection crashed while you had an open screen session you have to detach it before you can reconnect. You do it this way:
Reattach a session and if necessary detach it first.
screen -d -r <session_name>
Rename a session¶
To rename a session do:
Attach to the session in question
:sessionname <your_session_name>– yes, the first colon is needed there, no extra spaces