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How to make screen terminal emulation act more like xterm or rxvt for init/uninit

How to make screen terminal emulation act more like xterm or rxvt for init/uninit

Programs like less and full-screen editors work well with terminals like xterm and rxvt, because the terminal initialization and uninitialization lets the terminal save current screen contents and restore it after the program exits.

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Guest [Entry]

"I asked the same question on Hacker News, and received this answer:

try ""altscreen on"".

Putting this line into my ~/.screenrc worked well to fix this issue."