Byobu is a window manager for your terminal. It includes an enhanced profile and configuration utilities for the GNU screen window manager and tmux, such as toggle-able system status notifications and convenience features like splits.

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How to re-enable function keys in byobu?

I was using byobu on Ubuntu 11.10 Server and I needed to hit a function key in an app, so I hit F9 to bring up the config menu and switched the keybinding set from "f-keys" to "screen-escape-keys". ...
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byobu in ubuntu always attaches to the same session

It used to be when I ran byobu I would get a new session with a new socket and I could open multiple windows in that one. Now when I run it it concurrently attaches to the same one existing byobu ...
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How do I change the order of screens in byobu?

I'd like to bind Shift + ← and Shift + → to move my current screen left/right in the ordering of screens. How can this be done? These are the versions I'm using: $ byobu -v byobu version 2.68 ...
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Launch program automatically with screen/byobu using an alias

My screen starup commands look like: screen alias1 screen alias2 alias1 is an alias pointing to command1 alias2 is an alias pointing to command2. alias1 and command1 share the same name. alias2 and ...
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“No more PTYs” when trying to start screen

When I try to start 'screen' or 'byobu', I get the following error message: $ screen No more PTYs. Sorry, could not find a PTY. [screen is terminating] I seem to have enough though: $ ls /dev/pts ...
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OSX Terminal: Color correction

I am running Byobu on my server and it looks good with the exception of my OS X terminal confusing the blacks. I remember seeing somewhere you can change some mode and the colors actually look right, ...
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alternatives to Gnu screen under Cygwin

Are there any terminal multiplexers for Cygwin/Windows other than Gnu's screen? I know of 2 alternatives to the Gnu's screen application: Byobu and TMux. However, neither of these run under Windows ...
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How to install Python newt or snack in Mac OS X for byobu

I've installed byobu in Mac OS X 10.6.5. It will start, (i.e. it will start a screen session) but in order to run byobu-config and probably in order to do some other things I need a module called ...
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byobu won't let me create a new bash window when using xterm [closed]

I am using byobu within xterm. Whenever I try to create a new window with bash, the window opens then immediately closes. Whenever I create a window with plain old sh however, it works fine. I am ...
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Terminal *output* history?

I make extensive use of the functions to navigate through the command history in my terminal; I wonder if there is some way to navigate the command output history as well? (besides keeping a large ...