Questions tagged [byobu]

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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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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How do I find what process is running in a particular GNU screen window?

Problem I need to find what process is running on a particular window in screen (in a reasonable amount of time). Scenario I need to use the Session Name and Window Title to find the process ...
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Is there any fully Byobu-compatible terminal client for Windows?

I'm trying to use Byobu on a Linux server via SSH from Windows. I've tried with MobaXterm and putty, but some of the F key combinations simply don't work. In MobaXterm there is even a dedicated Byobu ...
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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 my ...
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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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trouble with byobu custom status

I'm trying to add nVidia GPU utilization to my byobu-tmux status line. I've installed gpustat which returns ~$ gpustat myhost Mon Aug 19 17:26:51 2019 410.48 [0] GeForce GTX 1080 Ti ...
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Unable to find tmux session but it shows up as a file?

Yesterday I had started a tmux session, but when I logged into the computer today, I cannot find it, i.e. tmux ls cannot find the session. But when I run top I can see that the following tmux ...
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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 / Tmux copy whole line

I use byobu in tmux mode. In screen I can do this: Ctrl+a [, move to line, Y, Ctrl+a ] "Y" copys the whole line into the clipboard. I am looking to something similar in byobu in tmux mode. The only ...
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zsh function to automatically capture byobu scrollback buffer and open in micro editor

I am attempting to create a zsh function in my .zshrc file so that I can have one command that will capture byobu's scrollback buffer into $BYOBU_RUN_DIR/printscreen (the default location) and then ...
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Byobu - How to start directly on session X?

I have two byobu sessions with different names and they are listed as Byobu sessions... 1. tmux: foo: 3 windows (created Tue Jan 7 21:49:37 2020) [148x35] (group 1) 2. tmux: bar: 7 windows (...
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Every time I log in byobu reverts to first window

Updated from ubuntu 16.04 to 19.04. Now when I reattach to my session, it flips me back to the first window. Also curious is that it shows the same buffer of what was there days ago. Example: if i do ...
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Byobu terminal can't use tmux

I can't enable tmux feature on byobu terminal or on any terminal. I run echo $TERM and i get screen-256color When i run tmux i get this: sessions should be nested with care, unset $TMUX to ...
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byobu prevents SSH login

I'm running arch linux for arm on an old goflex for network storage and wanted to use byobu on it. There's no package for the distribution so I compiled it from source, and it works just fine. The ...
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Vim color scheme in bash and byobu

I have a problem with the vim color scheme installation. I did the following: 1) a folder was created ~/.vimrc/colors 2) I put the color definition monokai_pro.vim there 3) I edited the file .vimrc ...
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How to install and configure byobu in HPC environment (i.e. no root)?

I am used to the byobu layout in Ubuntu and I suffer from the fact, that all the HPC I have access to in my work have no byobu (and sometimes even no screen/tmux). I am able to build byobu from ...
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bell behaviour in byobu

I am experimenting with bells in my wm. for this i am using the command sleep 3; echo -e "\a" Here are some different scenarios: running it in a terminal and changing workspace will give me an ...
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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 ...