I have just installed byobu. When I start it the status bar keeps loading? Any idea of what to do?



So this is actually a duplicate of this question:


As it turns out, I just committed a new fix to Byobu today that should help solve this problem. You'll need a Byobu version of 5.59 or newer. When you see this problem, try pressing Alt-F5. That should disable UTF-8 support in Byobu.

Full disclosure: I am the author and maintainer of Byobu.

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    Thx Dustin, that solved my problem :-) – Lars H Sep 30 '13 at 7:57
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    Pressing Alt-F5 resets it to one line for me, but after that the scrolling just starts again. (I didn't get the problem on byobu startup, but instead after running a diff that output a bunch of nasty characters...) Any suggestions? – Steve Kroon Dec 13 '14 at 19:21

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