Date created: 10/16/12 15:51:03. Last modified: 12/17/19 09:07:41

'irssi' & 'screen' - Notes


/away <message>

/highligh <nick>

/join <#channel> - join #channel

/leave <message>

/list - list channels

/msg <nick> <message> - private window starting with <message>

/q - leave private chat window

/query <nick> - private window without message

/server <host>  - connect to server <host>

/wc - close current window

/win <window number>


Auto Joins:

/server add -auto -network Freenode 6667

/network add -nick <your-nick> Freenode

/channel add -auto #ubuntu Freenode

Verify in ~/.irssi/config


In ~/.screenrc:

startup_message off

# Scrollback history
defscrollback 1000000

termcapinfo xterm* 'is=\E[r\E[m\E[2J\E[H\E[?7h\E[?1;4;6l'

# Enable scrolling using mouse wheel (alternate text buffer)
termcapinfo xterm* [email protected]:[email protected]

Enter copy mode: CTRL+A [

Exit copy mode: Esc

Scroll half page up: CTRL+u

Scroll full page up: CTRL+b

Scroll half page down: CTRL+d

Scroll full page down: CTRL+f

Or enter cop mode with CTRL+a then Esc, then use UP and Down arrows, Esc to exist again

New window: CTRL+a c

Next window: CTRL+a n

Previous window: CTRL+a p

Lock screen session: CTRL+a x

Detach session: CTRL+a d


To connect to an already attached screen by disconnecting the attached user;

screen -list
There is a screen on:
    3746.pts-4.node1	(18/10/12 13:26:37)	(Attached)
1 Socket in /var/run/screen/S-node1.
screen -D -r 3746

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