Linux screen Command
What is Linux screen Command?
In this tutorial we learn how to use screen command in Linux. screen is a screen manager with VT100/ANSI terminal emulation
How to Install Screen
Install Screen on Ubuntu / Debian / Kali Linux / Raspbian
sudo apt-get install screen
sudo apt install screen
Install Screen on Fedora / RHEL / CentOS
yum install screen ```bash dnf install screen
Install Screen on Alpine
apk add screen
Install Screen on Arch Linux
pacman -S screen
Install Screen on Windows (WSL2)
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install screen
Install Screen on MacOS
brew install screen
Basic screen commands
Screen command help and manual pages
We can use
info command to see the manual page of screen command.
screen command also have
--help option to show list of options.
To open man page for screen command we can use command below. To exit man or info page you can press
To open info page for screen command we can use command below.
To open help page from screen command we can run command below.
Linux screen Command Source Code
You can find screen command source code from the folowing repositories:
Related Linux Commands
You can read tutorials of related Linux commands below:
In this tutorial we learn how to use screen in Linux with practical examples. Visit our Linux Commands guide to learn more about using command line interface in Linux.