Run commands in separate new screen sessions/tabs

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Send commands to tabs in screen.

screen_name="my_screen"   # Start screen in "detached" mode with a session name. screen -S "${screen_name}" -t "master" -d -m   # Wait for screen to be ready before opening new sessions. sleep 1   # Create and send commands to tabs. screen -S "${screen_name}" -X "screen" -t "my_screen_1" screen -S "${screen_name}" -p "my_screen_1" -X stuff $'bash script_1.sh\n'   screen -S "${screen_name}" -X "screen" -t "my_screen_2" screen -S "${screen_name}" -p "my_screen_2" -X stuff $'bash script_2.sh\n'   screen -S "${screen_name}" -X "screen" -t "my_screen_3" screen -S "${screen_name}" -p "my_screen_3" -X stuff $'bash script_3.sh\n'

Quick screen reference

Create new windowControl-a + c
Next windowControl-a + n
Previous windowControl-a + p
DetachControl-a + d

List screen sessions

$ screen -ls

Attach to screen

$ screen -x