Automatically find and re-attach to a detached screen session

screen -D -R
man screen: "-D -R Attach here and now. In detail this means: If a session is running, then reattach. If necessary detach and logout remotely first. If it was not running create it and notify the user. This is the author?s favorite."

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By: marek158
2012-03-01 15:28:21

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what if there are more than 1 screen sessions? do you have to specify the session name?
unixoid · 345 weeks and 5 days ago

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