I have a few screen sessions that I started from the native shell. Now, in order to switch from one to another, I always detach the current and re-attach the one I want to switch to which works fine but it would be great if my active screens could be "imported" to an attached session so that I can simply switch between screens with ^a n & ^a p. Is there an option to do this?

I realize that I can multiple sessions within one screen but what I'm wondering is, if I can import existing sessions?


Run multiple screens in one screen, then you can switch with <command char> N. Choose other command char for the main screen with screen -e ^eE

  • Please see EDIT1 above – stdcerr Dec 11 '16 at 23:40

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