These days, I prefer to use
tmux as a terminal multiplexer over
However, sometimes I work on systems that only have
screen terminal multiplexer available.
Recenly, I ended up spawning a screen while I was already inside another screen. I then had to detach the nested screen. Normally, I would just press
This didn’t work - it just detached the outer screen.
The trick is to press:
ctrl-a a d
This will detach the inner screen while leaving the parent screen attached.