byobu-select-session



DESCRIPTION
       byobu-select-session  is an application that lists the available screen
       sessions running on the system, and prompts the  user  to  select  one.
       The  user  also has the option to create a new Byobu session, or launch
       the default shell without Byobu.

       If an invalid selection is chosen 3 times in a row, the  user  is  con-
       nected to the youngest session.

       By  default,  if only one session exists, the user is connected to that
       session, and if no sessions exist, a new session  is  created  --  such
       that  there  is no interactive prompt in the normal behavior.  However,
       some users may choose to always  be  prompted,  by  touching  the  file
       $BYOBU_CONFIG_DIR/.always-select.

       Note that BYOBU_CONFIG_DIR=$HOME/.byobu.

       Named   sessions   that   begin   with   a   "."   are   "hidden"  from
       byobu-select-session(1).  This is useful, for instance, if you  do  not
       want a session to be automatically selected at login.  Example:
         byobu -S .hidden


FILES
       $BYOBU_CONFIG_DIR/.always-select


SEE ALSO
       byobu(1), screen(1)

       http://launchpad.net/byobu


AUTHOR
       This  manpage  and  the  utility were written by Dustin Kirkland <kirk-
       land@ubuntu.com> 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
       http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.txt.



byobu                             12 Jan 2010          byobu-select-session(1)
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