screen in Ubintu shell question?

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Sun Oct 2 21:06:44 UTC 2022

no idea what the gnu is all.
still, I discovered my error.
My source for the command added a dash, which I was typing before the 
letter  h.
Once I stopped doing that the hardcopy process began, allowing me to 
Thanks, problem solved.

On Sun, 2 Oct 2022, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:

> On 2022-10-02 16:33, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
>> There is a reason why I want to use links the chain here, documenting a
>> dreamhost issue for dreamhost instead of shellworld.
>> Still your wisdom is sound.
>> now, if I can just get the hardcopy creation process to work.
> It should work with any interactive program that waits for
> user-interaction.  While it's waiting, you hit GNU-screen's prefix
> key (control+a) and then the letter "h" to indicate you want a
> hardcopy of the screen.  It should save that to a file in the current
> directory called "hardcopy.0" (I think if you do more than one of
> them, it numbers them sequentially).  You can continue to use the
> program as normal (possibly taking multiple screen-captures as you
> perform various actions) and then when you quit, GNU screen quits
> too.
> Alternatively, you can launch GNU screen, which puts you in a
> sub-shell inside screen.  You can then launch multiple programs
> (either each in their own screen window, or serially) just as you
> normally would, using the <prefix>h to capture a hardcopy of the
> screen to a file.
> -Tim
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