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What means dead? ShihaoXu Dead means the session is unreachable and on localhost socket connection is broken. For me a simple exit works. This is from within the screen session. Nick Desaulniers Nick Desaulniers 1, 1 1 gold badge 15 15 silver badges 39 39 bronze badges. A simple one-liner: screen -ls grep Detached cut -d.
Slight improvement:-screen -ls grep Attached cut -d. To kill all detached screen sessions, include this function in your. Rose Perrone Rose Perrone Wouldn't that just remove the socket, not kill the process behind it? Jul 31 '12 at Is this method is risky from the point of view of creation of zomby processes? Alternatively, while in your screen session all you have to do is type exit This will kill the shell session initiated by the screen, which effectively terminates the screen session you are on.
No need to bother with screen session id, etc. Featured on Meta. Custom Filters release announcement. Linked I'm a bit puzzled over how you managed to create "screens". Did you perhaps mean screen windows different terminal windows within a single screen session?
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Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. How do I kill all screens? Ask Question. I accidentally created over screens.
How do I kill them all with one command? Or a few. BrainStone BrainStone 1, 8 8 gold badges 19 19 silver badges 44 44 bronze badges.
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Good idea sactiw. How did you accidentally create screens? Stephen Rauch 3, 10 10 gold badges 15 15 silver badges 29 29 bronze badges.
Rahul Patil Rahul Patil Hi, Rahul Patil. What if I don't have permissions? Do I have to manually go into and exit all the screens individually? Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.
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I am trying to kill the following session: screen -ls There is a screen on: I do that and nothing happens. JohnMerlino JohnMerlino 2, 16 16 gold badges 40 40 silver badges 62 62 bronze badges. For the record, you can just do screen -r porkypig or screen -r , rather than having to include the full string. Screen names are supposed to make things easier, not more complicated. Drakonas 3 2 2 bronze badges.
Jacob Minshall Jacob Minshall 1, 10 10 silver badges 10 10 bronze badges. This works if there is a problem with a process running inside the screen, but not if there is a problem with screen itself. You can quit that screen without attaching to it.
This was pretty simple. Nov 10 '16 at This will kill all the detached screens: screen -ls grep detached cut -d. Adaephon 3, 1 1 gold badge 20 20 silver badges 25 25 bronze badges. Plus, if you have more than one, this will take them all in one fell swoop. Brian Thomas Brian Thomas 2 2 silver badges 6 6 bronze badges.
Note that this will kill all running screens, which may or may not be what you want. Not a good choice. I've been doing it for some time.