Not able to install “screen” package on Rocky Linux 8

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Operating System and Software

  • Rocky Linux (RHEL) 8
  • screen package


  • Not able to install the screen package on Rocky Linux 8

How to Fix

  • The screen package has been replaced by tmux in Rocky Linux 8.

Origin of the Problem

The screen utility has beed deprecated and will not be reintroduced in Rocky Linux 8. Further explanation and transition guidance can be found here https://access.redhat.com/solutions/4136481

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