Screen sessions are not updating the title persistently

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  • If I run "screen -dm -S test1" this will create a new detached screen session as observed in screen -ls.
# screen -ls
There is a screen on:
    23246.test1 (Detached)

then run "screen -S test1 -X screen -t testing" then connect to the screen session I should have 1 screen labeled the default and one labeled testing, but I end up with both being labeled the shell default.

  • After starting the screen session with title using command screen -S test -t test1, the session title would not set to testing.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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