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I would like to turn off byobu from launching by default on my Ubuntu computer, how can I do this?

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You can permanently disable byobu on login by executing the following command:


You can also turn it off on the fly and get to a bare metal login by skipping it entirely before you ssh in:

ssh -t bash

And you can globally set this in your environment, affecting all of your outgoing SSH session by adding this to your ~/.bashrc:

export LC_BYOBU=0

Note that you could also export LC_BYOBU=1 to globaly enable byobu at login for all of your outgoing ssh connections.

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