Brad Lucas

A blog mostly about programming
August 12, 2017

Ctrl-A And Screen

If you run Screen from a terminal window you'll notice that Ctrl-A does not bring you to the beginning of the line. as a Emacs user you might find this a bit annoying.

Nicely, you can change this behavior.

I did the following:

Edit and create if necessary a file in your home directory called .screenrc and add the following to it.

escape ^^^

Tags: bash screen