creates or attachs to screen

screen -r irc || screen -S irc irssi
Tries to reattach to screen, if it's not available, creates one. created an alias "irc" for it, since sometimes i forget if there already is a screen session running with irssi, this way I avoid creating a new one by mistake.

2012-10-19 12:12:54

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This does the same, with the addition that that it re-attaches the screen here if it is currently occupied by another window, basicly this means "Do whatever is nescessary to get the screen" screen -D -RR irc irssi
Paaskehare · 498 weeks and 4 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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