byobu-ctrl-a(1)                      byobu                     byobu-ctrl-a(1)

       byobu-ctrl-a - Configure Byobu's ctrl-a behavior

       byobu-ctrl-a  is an interactive program that allows a user to configure
       the behavior of the 'ctrl-a' key sequence.

       Traditional GNU screen(1) uses ctrl-a as its  escape  character,  while
       GNU  emacs(1)  uses  ctrl-a  to move the cursor to the beginning of the
       line.  This conflict has caused unending amounts of grief among Screen,
       Byobu, and Emacs-mode users.

       Thus,  this program exists to allow each user to choose the behavior of
       ctrl-a in their local environment.

       This manpage and the utility were written  by  Dustin  Kirkland  <kirk->  for  Ubuntu systems (but may be used by others).  Per-
       mission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document  and
       the  utility under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version
       3 published by the Free Software Foundation.

       The complete text of the GNU General Public License  can  be  found  in
       /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL   on   Debian/Ubuntu   systems,   or  in
       /usr/share/doc/fedora-release-*/GPL on Fedora systems, or on the web at

byobu                             10 May 2011                  byobu-ctrl-a(1)
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