Byobu is an enhancement for tmux and GNU Screen that provides text-based notifications and tabbed window management. Use this tag for Byobu specific questions that are not generic (screen or tmux) issues.

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How to comment in a windows.tmux file

My ~/.byobu/windows.tmux file is getting a bit complex and I would like to document it with comments. How to insert comments in Byobu's windows.tmux file? Using # as seen below results in a unknown ...
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byobu - remove double bar

I love to use the byobu tool to manage multiple ssh sessions. It works extremely well in Ubuntu, but when I manually install it on Amazon Linux (and other distros) it often comes up with two bars ...
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remote osx split panes in ubuntu byobu

My Problem I have OSX 10.10, connect to a byobu in ubuntu 14.04 over ssh. I want to split panes vertically & horizontally. But ctrl+F2 & shift+F2 just gives me beep sound. Additional Info ...
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Monitor exit code in tmux

Is there a way to update tmux window attributes based on command exit status? Similar to activity monitoring, I would like the title to change color when a command exits, say, green for success and ...
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Copy text in byobu when the mouse is “off”

I recently started using byobu with tmux as a backend. I have learned that AltF12 toggles "mouse mode" off and on. When "mouse mode" is on, I can select text with my mouse and paste it with the middle ...
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Byobu - New window with same ssh session?

Is there a way to configure Byobu to use same ssh session in a new window. For e.g. Open Byobu window ssh into a remote host Press 'F2' to open a new window. This opens the terminal with ...
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byobu-config not working

I installed Byobu 5.73 (latest port available) on "FreeBSD seer.fclar.unesp.br 9.1-RELEASE-p6 FreeBSD 9.1-RELEASE-p6 #0: Wed Aug 21 20:40:52 UTC 2013" without a problem. However, when I try to run ...
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Diagnose mouse problems in byobu, already added .tmux.conf - not working

I have found the same solution in a number of places inc a couple of stack sites and even as posted by the developer, but I am not getting mouse support in my terminal session. I have created (there ...
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byobu viewport shrinked in guake terminal

Sometimes my byobu viewport becomes very small in guake terminal as shown below. Anyone has any idea how I can recover it without exiting current byobu session and re-enter byobu?