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9a524eb @pkrumins initial screen cheat sheet import
authored Nov 29, 2009
1 This is a screen keyboard shortcut cheat sheet. Screen is the must-have
2 productivity tool for working in the Unix shell.
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4 It was created by Peteris Krumins (peter@catonmat.net). His blog is at
5 http://www.catonmat.net -- good coders code, great reuse.
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7 The cheat sheet is released under GNU Free Document License.
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9 The cheat sheet was created as a part of my article "Screen VT100/ANSI
10 Terminal Emulator Cheat Sheet". This article can be read here:
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12 http://www.catonmat.net/blog/screen-terminal-emulator-cheat-sheet/
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16 The keyboard shortcuts are sorted alphabetically by the 2nd keyboard key.
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18 You should at least know the following keyboard shortcuts:
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20 * Ctrl-a c - Create a new window with a shell and switch to it.
21 * Ctrl-a Ctrl-a - Switch between current and previous window.
22 * Ctrl-a k - Kill the current window.
23 * Ctrl-a n - Switch to the next window.
24 * Ctrl-a p - Switch to the previous window.
25 * Ctrl-a ESC - Enter scrollback mode. Hit ESC again to quit.
26 * Ctrl-a Ctrl-d - Detach the window. To attach again, type `screen -r` in
27 the shell.
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29 Syntax "Ctrl-a X" means "first press Ctrl-a, then release these keys and press
30 key X".
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32 Syntax "Ctrl-a Ctrl-X" means "press Ctrl-a, then not releasing Ctrl key, press
33 the X key".
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38 Have fun and be more productive on the command line!
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41 Sincerely,
42 Peteris Krumins
43 http://www.catonmat.net
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