Protect Console Screen Session

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Because I often keep my IM ( finch ) in a screen session. I don't want the other users which I give root access ( via sudo for example ) to be able to attach to my session.


1. Generate a password

htpasswd -n doesntmatterwhatyouwritehere

Enter your password twice and copy the part after : in the output

2. Put that encrypted password in .screenrc like this

password 3ncr1pt3dpassw0rdh3r3

3. Other recommended settings in .screenrc

caption always '%c:%s'
password 3ncr1pt3dpassw0rdh3r3
addacl youruserhere
hardstatus on
startup_message off
vbell off
autodetach on