My .screenrc file

Here's my .screenrc file:

#Use C-t instead of C-a since C-a is used in bash for "go to beginning of line."
#first letter defines the screen command key.
#second letter defines the literal insert key.
escape ^Tt

#Give 3000 lines of scrollback
scrollback 3000

#Don't annoy me with the startup message for screen.
startup_message off

#Use 256 colors
term screen-256color

#Map some handy keys
bindkey "^[[1;5D" prev  # change window with ctrl-left
bindkey "^[[1;5C" next  # change window with ctrl-right

#Setup the statusbar
hardstatus alwayslastline
hardstatus string '%{= kG}%-Lw%{= kW}%50> %n*%f %t%{= kG}%+Lw%< %{= kG}%-=%D %m/%d/%y | %C:%s %A | %1`%{-}'

Also an additional hint, to reload the .screenrc file do this: C-t : source $HOME/.screenrc

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