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Byobu Keybindings Cheat Sheet by

Keybindings for the byobu terminal multiplexer.

Byobu Multip­lexer

This cheatsheet is for the keybin­dings for byobu, which is a terminal multip­lexer like screen and tmux.

F1

Shift-F1
Display this help.

F2

Shift-F2
Create a horizontal split.
Ctrl-F2
Create a vertical split.
Ctrl-S­hift-F2
Create new session.

F3/F4

Alt-Le­ft/­Right
Move focus among windows.
Alt-Up­/Down
Move focus among sessions.
Shift-­Lef­t/R­igh­t/U­p/Down
Move focus among splits.
Shift-­F3/F4
Move focus among splits.
Ctrl-F3/F4
Move a split.
Ctrl-S­hif­t-F3/F4
Move a window.
Shift-­Alt­-Le­ft/­Rig­ht/­Up/Down
Resize a split.

F5

Alt-F5
Toggle UTF-8 support, refresh status
Shift-F5
Toggle status lines.
Ctrl-F5
Reconnect ssh/gp­g/dbus sockets.
Ctrl-S­hift-F5
Change status bar's color randomly.

F6

Shift-F6
Detach session and do not logout.
Alt-F6
Detach all clients but yourself.
Ctrl-F6
Kill split in focus.
 

F7

Alt-Pa­geU­p/P­ageDown
Enter and move through scroll­back.
Shift-F7
Save history to $BYOBU­_RU­N_D­IR/­pri­nts­creen.

F8

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

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.

F10

 

F11

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

Shift-F12
Toggle on/off keybin­dings.
Alt-F12
Toggle on/off mouse support.
Ctrl-S­hif­t-F12
Mondrian squares.
           

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