screen - A program to allow multiple screens on a VT100/ANSI Terminal

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Tumbleweed
Repository j.eng all
Package name screen
Package version 4.6.2
Package release 7.9
Package architecture i586
Package type rpm
Installed size 918.12 KB
Download size 519.19 KB
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With this program you can take advantage of the multitasking abilities
of your Linux system by opening several sessions over one terminal. The
sessions can also be detached and resumed from another login terminal.
Documentation: man page


Package Version Architecture Repository
screen-4.6.2-7.9.x86_64.rpm 4.6.2 x86_64 j.eng
screen-4.6.2-2.5.x86_64.rpm 4.6.2 x86_64 openSUSE Oss
screen-4.6.2-2.5.i586.rpm 4.6.2 i586 openSUSE Oss
screen - - -


Name Value
coreutils -
info - - - - - - - - - - -
permissions -
terminfo base


Name Value
config(screen) = 4.6.2-7.9
screen = 4.6.2-7.9
screen(jng-config) = 4.6.2-7.9
screen(x86-32) = 4.6.2-7.9


Type URL
Binary Package screen-4.6.2-7.9.i586.rpm
Source Package screen-4.6.2-7.9.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the j.eng repository:
    # zypper addrepo j.eng
  2. Install screen rpm package:
    # zypper install screen




2018-04-03 -
- Use %license instead of %doc [bsc#1082318]
2017-12-21 -
- install pam file to make screen locking work again [bnc#1056192]
new file: screen.pam
2017-10-23 -
- GNU Screen 4.6.2:
* revert changes to cursor position restore behavour
* set freed pointer to NULL
* documentation fixes
* fix windowlist crashes
2017-07-11 -
- adding %set_permissions and %verify_permissions macros
for /run/uscreens/
- adding %tmpfiles_create macro for /usr/lib/tmpfiles.d/screen.conf
2017-07-11 -
- spec file: adding PreReq for permissions
2017-07-11 -
- GNU Screen 4.6.1: bugfix release
* problems with starting session in some cases
* parallel make install
* segfault when querying info on nonUTF locale
2017-06-29 -
- GNU Screen 4.6.0:
* Update Unicode wide tables to 9.0
* Support more serial speeds
* Improved namespaces support
* Migrate from fifos to sockets
* Start viewing scrollback at first line of output
- drop upstreamed 0001-Follow-up-to-bc5ea98-fix-texinfo-syntax-errors.patch
2017-05-11 -
- Ensure /usr/share/terminfo/s/screen is present when screen is
2017-02-25 -
- GNU Screen 4.5.1:
* logfile permissions problem (CVE-2017-5618) bsc#1021743
This issues does not affect the SUSE package as setuid/setid
is not used.
- drop upstreamed fix_enable_logfile.patch
- add 0001-Follow-up-to-bc5ea98-fix-texinfo-syntax-errors.patch
2017-01-28 -
- Add fix_enable_logfile.patch
* fix loging screen API (bnc#1020870)
* fix privilege escalation

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