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On the byobu Wikipedia page there is a screenshot with the terminal screen:

Link to terminal screen using byobu

  1. Can somebody explain me what programs are used here?
    My guess - at the bottom - vim, top right - terminal, top left - I don't know.

  2. And how to make such byobu screen?

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top left program is htop, a persistent version of top. It lists running processes and hardware load, and allows you to search processes, send them signals, ... – Aserre Jul 8 '14 at 9:38
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@Ploutox: top is also persistent :S – progo Jul 8 '14 at 16:06
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1 . Can somebody explain me what programs are used here?

  • Program top left is the command htop (is similar to command top)
  • Program top right is indeed a terminal and the bottom one is indeed vim

2 . And how to make such byobu screen?

  • Horizontal split: Ctrl+A S
  • Vertical split: Ctrl+A | (there is a vertical screen patch that switches the shortcut to Ctrl+A V)
  • To move the focus to the next split: Ctrl+A Tab

Some more shortcuts.

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The shortcuts have changed since. See help.ubuntu.com/community/Byobu Shift+F2 and Ctrl+F2 split the screen horizontally and vertically respectively. Moving focus is done with Shift+Arrow Key (left, right, up, down) depending on the focus switch you want to do. – GroundZero Aug 31 '15 at 16:19
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This is what works for me: Ctrl + A % to split horizontally and Ctrl + A | to split vertically. – Hoang Huynh Dec 23 '15 at 8:49
    
Doesn't work with Emacs bindings. ;) – A.B. Jan 7 at 8:53

The controls have changed since the accepted answer was posted. From Byobu's help page:

Split screen horizontally: Shift + F2
Split screen vertically: Ctrl + F2
Switch focus: Shift + Arrow Keys

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