Saturday, 22 September 2018

How to install Screen utility in CentOS 7



Screen utility allows running multi-tasking environment and keeping processes running in the background. By default, package is not available in Centos distribution. Follow the below article to installed.

[root@linuxcnf ~]# yum install screen
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
…………
Installed:
screen.x86_64 0:4.1.0-0.25.20120314git3c2946.el7

Complete!
[root@linuxcnf ~]#

Run the following command to verify installation:

[root@linuxcnf ~]# which screen
/bin/screen
[root@linuxcnf ~]# screen -v
Screen version 4.01.00devel (GNU) 2-May-06
[root@linuxcnf ~]#

It’s done! Now the screen utility is available.

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