I just gave a talk on screen. I walked through integration with bash, vim, and mutt. For bash, I wanted the name of the box I ssh'd to show up in my hardtitle not that I'd ssh'd there.

screen_resume() {
	prompt_network 'stop'
	exec ssh-agent -a ${SSH_AUTH_SOCK} screen -R
screen_show_in_shelltitle() { 
	printf "\ek$*\e\134"
screen_run() { 
	# pretty print $1 as needed
	if [[ ! -z "$STY" ]]; then
		string_to_show=$(echo $1 | sed -e 's/\..*//' )
		screen_show_in_shelltitle ${string_to_show}
	command $*
ssh()    { screen_run $1 ssh    $@ ; }
telnet() { screen_run $1 telnet $@ ; }
exec()   { screen_run $1 exec   $@ ; }
sudo()   { screen_run $1 sudo   $@ ; }

When setting up your bash prompt, don't actually put the screen escape codes in your PS1 as bash/readline can get confused about how many characters are on the screen and your readline will mangle multi-line commands, so just print them to stdout.

For vim, I just followed up with screen -X readbuf some_file and screen -X paste . for VimREPL

Mutt just needs a new editor, the following script:

screen -X select vim
vim --servername local --remote-wait "$1"
screen -X select mutt

Just name your vim and mutt sessions accordingly, and start your vim up with vim --servername local.

Did I miss a cool use of vim? Let me know....