[clug] alias screen=screen -e^\`\` from putty

James Ring sjr at jdns.org
Mon Mar 22 01:06:43 MDT 2010


On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 10:59 PM, Hal Ashburner <hal.ashburner at gmail.com> wrote:
> I prefer to use screen -e^\`\` as my screen alias. I use the default
> keybindings with my shell, which I think are emacs, ctrl+a is awfully useful
> to edit the start of the line. This is all great. Except if I'm using putty

ctrl-a a will send the "ctrl-a" keystroke to the shell. When you're
not inside screen this will put an 'a' at the beginning of the line,
but you quickly get used to that! ;)

> Cheers,
> Hal


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