The latest versions of byobu should apparently be configurable to run tmux instead of screen, but I haven't been able to. Advice appreciated
Byobu 5.x has excellent support for tmux. New installations of Byobu 5.x and above will default to using tmux as the backend. Upgrades from older versions, however, will not automatically make that switch.
Still, you can manually run byobu with tmux by typing
I just installed the latest version of Byobu on Ubuntu 10.10 by following these instructions:
From here: https://launchpad.net/byobu/
Then you can launch it with