Connect to all running screen instances

for i in `screen -ls | perl -ne'if(/^\s+\d+\.([^\s]+)/){print $1, " "}'`; do gnome-terminal -e "screen -x $i"; done
There was another line that was dependent on having un-named screen sessions. This just wouldn't do. This one works no matter what the name is. A possible improvement would be removing the perl dependence, but that doesn't effect me.

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By: hank
2009-04-25 22:39:24

What Others Think

With nested screen sessions, it would be handy to have it create a new outer window bound to each session (instead of gnome-terminal).
peter4512 · 354 weeks and 2 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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