Byobu is an enhancement for tmux and GNU Screen that provides text-based notifications and tabbed window management.

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Byobu: kill warning

Short question: is there anyway to get Byobu to present warnings questions, perhaps in the form Are you sure you want to kill X? y/n when killing windows/panes/splits etc.?
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switching users in byobu session

I launched a byobu session (tmux) and then tried to switch to a user called kommander su - kommander, it immediately prompted me with: [Oh My Zsh] Would you like to check for updates? Type Y to ...
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Unable to launch byobu with custom windows.NAME file

Apologies if the solution is obvious but I'm stumped! I want to launch byobu from within my Gnome 3 desktop environment on 12.04 but it's not working for me as yet. Here's what I have: created a ...
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How do I integrate Byobu's copy-buffer with the X clipboard, with text containing quotes?

The same as this question, however I'm looking for an answer that would work with text containing quotes. How do I integrate Byobu's copy-buffer with the X clipboard?
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byobu how to create a second column for multiple screens

So I have up to 12 different screens in byobu. However, after the 12 screen I can no longer fit it in my terminal session. I have a monitor 1024x780 so the 13th screen and there after are just display ...
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how to be attached to a another user Byobu session

I love byobu, and I want to be attached from my user in a remote server to an another user byobu session, already existing. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and this is my byobu version: $ byobu -v byobu ...
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Execute command on reattaching byobu | screen | tmux session

Can I automatically execute a command on reattaching a detached byobu (screen or tmux) session? Every time I login, /etc/motd is displayed. Since I hardly ever log out and in, I'd like to have the ...
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How can I implement Tilda functionality in byobu?

What I really like about tilda is teh keybinding allowing me to pop it on top of whatever i'm working on and then after I finish with my terminal commands make it run in the background. Is it possible ...
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The 'reboot required' character doesn't render with PuTTY and Ubuntu Mono

I have "Remote character set" to "UTF-8" and the font set to "Ubuntu Mono, 12-point". The Ubuntu logo character render correctly but not the "reboot required" character. Is there a way to fix this? ...
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How to share byobu with multiple users?

The best way to learn and troubleshoot is to pair up with someone else on the internet via text based screensharing. Love the ergonomics of byobu for a single user at a single time. However when I ...
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How do I 'workon' a Python virtualenv in Byobu windows configuration?

I'm trying to configure Byobu that it will start with a few windows ready in my Python virtualenvwrapper project directory. The only thing that needs to be run is the command workon myvirtualenvname. ...
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Shift+F2 is ignored when using byobu with PuTTY (Windows 7)

Connecting to byobu in Ubuntu 12.04.1 (precise) from PuTTY on a Windows 7 system, when I type Shift+F2 to get a vertical split, nothing happens. Typing plain F2 works and opens a new window. I tried ...
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Connect byobu from Mac El Capitan, Shift + F3 and Shift + F4 do not work

I use my Mac to connect to a remote Ubuntu server (Trusty 14.04) running byobu. Everthing works fine when I connect from the local Ubuntu installed on the Mac as a dual-boot OS. However when I connect ...
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How to set up X11 forwarding in byobu inside a LXC container

I currently SSH into a LXC container running in a Ubuntu host machine. I have managed to set up X11 forwarding from the container to my local machine but when I start byobu (inside the container) the ...
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How to integrate byobu (tmux) and vim split switching?

In byobu you can move between splits with the SHIFT + ARROW key combination. I found this guide on making Vim work with tmux; but, I'm wondering how I can make it work with byobu key bindings or if ...
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Byobu automatically open windows on boot

I really enjoy using byobu and the launch at login feature. I'm trying to figure out the best way to have a byobu session automatically launch on system boot, with several windows running different ...
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Change keybinding Shift-F12 in byobu using tmux backend

I'm using byobu on my desktop and servers. To operate in nestet session I'm using Shift-F12, bun when I want to use e.g. htop (F-keys) I need to: add unbind C-S-F12 to ~/.byobu/keybindings.tmux and ...
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How to display the name of the program instead of sudo in byobu?

I'm using byobu when working on the shell. If I start a program the name of it is displayed in the status line. However when something is prefixed with sudo it just displays sudo (sudo tail -F ...
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How to change the default shell used in Byobu without changing user shell?

I've been using set -g default-shell /usr/bin/zsh set -g default-command /usr/bin/zsh in my ~/.byobu/.tmux.config for several years to set the shell that Byobu uses without changing (chsh) my login ...
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Byobu doesn't pick up my default shell

With the update to 14.10 my byobu setup broke. Apparently now I cannot exec during my simple shell configuration script, and I have instead to invoke the exec in the "login shell configuration" (I'm ...
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Byobu & spaceFM

How to get byobu working "open a terminal here" with spaceFm's F4 shortcut ? From now byobu open in ~ directory and not in the actual spaceFM dir. Thanks
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How to connect screen/tmux/byobu to dbus?

Sometimes in GUI I use byobu , but I get the following error with qdbus Could not connect to D-Bus server: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoServer: Failed to connect to socket ...
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Is there a byobu setting to have the keybindings off by default?

Byobu has a nice toggle for some of its keybindings, where by pressing Shift-F12 (or using the shell command byobu-keybindings), you can disable or enable a set of function key mappings. What I would ...
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Byobu tmux pane borders

When I am using my normal thing it looks like this: http://timramich.com/random/ssh-big.png If I log in from another client that uses fewer rows and columns, it looks like this: ...
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How to move byobu split to another window?

I use byobu split everyday and enjoy it very much. I usually work with many files so I open many windows and splits. How do I, if possible, move a split to another window for better arrangement or ...
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Byobu session restore

I want to open a byobu session and run some script each time my system reboots. Since I am new to Byobu, please help.Direct commands will be highly appreciated.
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tmux/byobu name windows based on working directory

If my CWD is /some/path/projects/foo/other/dir, I'd like the window to be named foo (as opposed to the name of the command running in that window). How would I do this?
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Customizing byobu display: display path

I've been trying to get this right many times without success. I'd like to display the path in my gnome terminal somewhere: in the title bar or in the bottom frame of tmux while using byobu. This is ...
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Byobu won't launch on login

I've recently started using byobu instead of tmux but I can't get it to launch on any of my ubuntu 14.04 AWS servers. My steps have been: sudo apt-get install byobu byobu-enable This gives this ...
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How to have changes in ~/.byobu/.tmux.conf take effect without restarting byobu

I want to change my default shell in byobu without restarting it. However, when I modify lines in ~/.byobu/.tmux.conf to do this: from: set -g default-shell /usr/bin/fish set -g default-command ...
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How do I get byobu to create and set up certain windows every time I start it?

I am using byobu v5.98 using tmux 1.9 backend on Ubuntu 15.04. I find myself creating the same 3 windows (plus splits), in the same way, each time I start up my laptop. Obviously this is less than ...
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Can no longer type in login shell

I attempted to ssh into my work computer from home this weekend and everything was going fine at first. However, I am normally used to having several terminals open at once, and it was a little ...
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Putty, right-clic and mouse wheel in Byobu

I use Byobu in Putty and copy/paste (select / right-click) and scroll doesn't work. I don't want to scrollback in history, I can use F7 for that, I must scrollback in Putty history. How can I ...