byobu Byobu

Overview

Byobu is an open source text-based window manager and terminal multiplexer.

Keyboard Map

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byobu-keyboard

Keybindings

Shift-F1
Display the help page
F2
Create a new window
Shift-F2
Create a horizontal split
Ctrl-F2
Create a vertical split
Ctrl-Shift-F2
Create a new session
F3|F4
Move focus among windows
Alt-←|→
Move focus among windows
Alt-↑|↓
Move focus among sessions
Shift-F3|F4
Move focus among splits
Ctrl-F3|F4
Move a split
Shift-↑|↓|←|→
Move focus among splits
Ctrl-Shift-F3|F4
Move a window
F5
Reload profile, refresh status
Alt-F5
Toggle UTF-8 support, refresh status
Shift-F5
Toggle through status lines
Ctrl-F5
Reconnect ssh/gpg/dbus sockets
Ctrl-Shift-F5
Change status bar’s color randomly
F6
Detach session and then logout
Shift-F6
Detach session and do not logout
Alt-F6
Detach all clients but yourself
Ctrl-F6
Kill split in focus
F7
Enter scrollback history
Alt-⇞|⇟
Enter and move through scrollback
Shift-F7
Save history to $BYOBU_RUN_DIR/printscreen
F8
Rename the current window
Ctrl-F8
Rename the current session
Shift-F8
Toggle through split arrangements
Alt-Shift-F8
Restore a split-pane layout
Ctrl-Shift-F8
Save the current split-pane layout
F9
Launch byobu-config window
Ctrl-F9
Enter command and run in all windows
Shift-F9
Enter command and run in all splits
Alt-F9
Toggle sending keyboard input to all splits
Alt-F11
Expand split to a full window
Shift-F11
Zoom into a split, zoom out of a split
Ctrl-F11
Join window into a vertical split
F12
Escape sequence
Shift-F12
Toggle on/off Byobu’s keybindings
Alt-F12
Toggle on/off Byobu’s mouse support
Ctrl-Shift-F12
Mondrian squares

Mondrian Squares

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Ctrl-Shift-F12 Mondrian squares