Install Screen on Amazon Linux 2

Apr 23, 2022 · 1 min read · Post a comment
Install Screen on Amazon Linux 2

Screen is a Linux utility that allows you to run and use multiple shell sessions from a single ssh session. It’s commonly used for migrating a bunch of data through an ssh connection. So it opens a separate Terminal process that can be accessed, stopped, and opened at any time. Let’s see how to install Screen on Amazon Linux 2.


  • Amazon Linux 2
  • sudo access

Install Screen on Amazon Linux 2

Step 1. Update the system packages.

sudo yum update

Step 2. Install Screen.

sudo yum install screen

Step 2. Verify the installation.

screen --version

Example output:

Screen version 4.01.00devel (GNU) 2-May-06


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