Originally Posted by mattwilson247
I can run screen no problem as root but when I run it as a regular user, it goes to a black screen then says screen is terminating. I am thinking this is due to permissions. Could someone explain how to get screen working for a regular user? I am using CentOS. Thanks.
Do you have SCREENDIR variable declared? You can check that via echo " $SCREENDIR ".
If that is not set try:
mkdir -p your_home_path/.screen
once done, try to run the screen again. Please let me know if this works.