Asked • 05/26/19

How to assign name for a screen?

I'm using the `screen` multiplexer tool on the command shell and open a lot of screens. I then forget which process ID associates with which task. I would like to set a name for a screen but can't find an option in the manpage. Currently, listing the screens looks like this: There are screens on: 5422.pts-1.aws1 (Detached) 5448.pts-1.aws1 (Detached) 5027.pts-1.aws1 (Detached) 3 Sockets in /var/run/screen/S-sb. And I would like to see something like this: There are screens on: 5422.logCleanWorker (Detached) 5448.overNightLongTask(Detached) 5027.databaseOverNightLongTask (Detached) 3 Sockets in /var/run/screen/S-sb. How can I do this?

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