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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Proper Format for Byobu's windows.tmux?

In Byobu 5.17 (using tmux 1.6), how ought I format the windows.tmux file? I've poked around a bit, but have been unable to find a proper answer. For reference, here's the screen version of what I ...
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Byobu kills windows at will

I use byobu on a virtual server (uname -a shows Linux mezgrman 2.6.32-5-openvz-amd64 #1 SMP Mon Feb 25 01:16:25 UTC 2013 x86_64 GNU/Linux). When I log in to the machine via SSH and byobu isn't ...
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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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different byobu screens on large cluster depending on the login node

I am trying to use byobu on a large cluster, where I internally get connected to a different login node each time I ssh to the cluster. Normally, one wouldn't even realize the difference, but when I ...
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How do I press F9 in byobu over SSH?

According to the man page for byobu, entering F9 while in byobu should bring up the "Configuration Menu." However, I'm using SSH to connect to the Linux box, so I need to enter the escape sequence ...
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byobu: Can I launch commands in windows when byobu starts

Byobu seems very simple and easy to use compared to others I have tried. I would like to start Byobu and have my commands launched in the correct window. Is this possible?
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Is there anything like iTerm2 + Byobu on Windows?

I'm stuck running Windows as my primary OS at work. I'm trying hard to find a good console environment, but falling short. I'd like to have iTerm2 + Byobu. So far I'm using conEmu with the cygwin ...
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Using Byobu in multiple servers with the same configuration

This is from the creator of Byobu (answering some other question): I started writing Byobu back in December of 2008, as I met up with a bunch of Screen and Ubuntu Server users at the Googleplex ...
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Install python module snack on cygwin for byobu

I'm setting up the terminal multiplexer byobu on cygwin. But it's not fully working, since it has some python dependencies. E.g. F9 toggles the menu, which relies on byobu-config. That needs python-...
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X11 forward with multiple logins for the same user

we use a server at work which runs byobu. Everyone of my colleagues logs in with the same Debian user account and gets the byobu session presented. This works quite well as we are all sitting in a ...
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tmux/byobu name windows based on working directory

If my CWD is /some/path/projects/foo/other/dir, I'd like the window to be named foo (as opposed to the name of the command running in that window). How would I do this?
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Is there a Windows font that will let me use the default byobu prompt in putty?

Byobu uses MATHEMATICAL RIGHT DOUBLE ANGLE BRACKET (U+27EB, Pe) in its default prompt. I kinda like it! (You can see it in the video on this page: http://byobu.co/) The problem is that, while I can ...