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Stop Xterm Resizing

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(2014-06-05)

Problem:

When I start or reconnect to a screen session, my xterm or putty/kitty window resizes to 80 columns.

Solution:

Add this to your .screenrc:

# Change the xterm initialization string from is2=\E[!p\E[?3;4l\E[4l\E>
# (This fixes the "Aborted because of window size change" konsole symptoms found
#  in bug #134198)
termcapinfo xterm* 'is=\E[r\E[m\E[2J\E[H\E[?7h\E[?1;4;6l'

Frankly I don't know what any of it means, but it works.

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