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connect to all screen instances running

Terminal - connect to all screen instances running
screen -ls | grep pts | gawk '{ split($1, x, "."); print x[1] }' | while read i; do gnome-terminal -e screen\ -dx\ $i; done
2009-04-22 10:36:39
User: microft
Functions: gawk grep read screen
connect to all screen instances running

connects to all the screen instances running.


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Hmm... if you use named screens, then this won't work.

This will do the job, whatever the screens are called.

screen -ls | sed 1d | head -n -2 | cut -d. -f1 | while read i; do gnome-terminal -e "screen -dx $i"; done

Some sed expert should be able to the sed/head/cut to one sed call, though.

Comment by flatcap 378 weeks and 6 days ago

ew... gnome? really? *sad face*

Comment by ozymandias 378 weeks and 6 days ago

ozymandias: gnome-terminal is awesome. I love it. But, I used to be a minimalist, so I know how you feel.

Comment by hank 378 weeks and 2 days ago

This one works no matter what the name of the screen is:

for i in `screen -ls | perl -ne'if(/^\s+\d+\.([^\s]+)/){print $1, " "}'`; do gnome-terminal -e "screen -x $i"; done
Comment by hank 378 weeks and 2 days ago

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