I have been working with Windows Linux Subsystem for a while but having some minor issues in byobu:

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I can see the same problem when running bash+byobu from PowerShell, as well as running through alternative terminal application (I have tried ConEmu for example).

Any idea how this could be fixed?

  • AskUbuntu knows this one. – JdeBP Dec 2 '16 at 17:49
  • Aside from the real answer linked by @JdeBP, what happens if you run export PS1="$" ? – Joe Dec 6 '16 at 2:59

On Windows 10 WSL, disabling the "Session" part solved the issue, i.e, F9 → Toggle status notification → deselect "Session".

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