Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Is it possible to reconnect to a disconnected screen session and preserve the screen splits?

share|improve this question
I don't know about screen, but it sure is possible with tmux ;) –  Cakemox Oct 4 '11 at 6:08

1 Answer 1

up vote 2 down vote accepted

You can use nested screen sessions as a hack: http://aperiodic.net/screen/faq#when_i_split_the_display_and_then_detach_screen_forgets_the_split

share|improve this answer
Better than a 'no'. Thanks :) –  Ablue Oct 5 '11 at 1:12

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.