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byobu is described as 'Byobu is a GPLv3 open source text-based window manager and terminal multiplexer. It was originally designed to provide elegant enhancements to the otherwise functional, plain, practical GNU Screen , for the Ubuntu server distribution' and is a terminal emulator in the os & utilities category. There are six alternatives to byobu for Linux, Mac, BSD, Cygwin and Xfce. The best alternative is tmux, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like byobu are GNU Screen, Zellij, Wemux and mtm.

byobu alternatives are mainly Terminal Emulators but may also be Shells or Window Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of byobu.
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Byobu is a GPLv3 open source text-based window manager and terminal multiplexer. It was originally designed to provide...

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    tmux

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    9 alternatives to tmux 

    tmux is a terminal multiplexer: it enables a number of terminals (or windows), each running a separate program, to be created, accessed, and controlled from a single screen. tmux may be detached from a screen and continue running in the background, then later reattached.

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    1.  Lightweighttmux consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Portabletmux can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    GNU Screen

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    • Xfce
    9 alternatives to GNU Screen 

    Screen is a full-screen window manager that multiplexes a physical terminal between several processes, typically interactive shells. Each virtual terminal provides the functions of the DEC VT100 terminal and, in addition, several control functions from the ANSI X3.

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    Zellij

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    8 alternatives to Zellij 

    Zellij is a terminal workspace. It has the base functionality of a terminal multiplexer (similar to tmux or screen) but includes many built-in features that would allow users to extend it and create their own personalized environment.

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    Wemux

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    7 alternatives to Wemux 

    wemux - Multi-User Tmux Made Easy.

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    mtm

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    8 alternatives to mtm 

    Perhaps the smallest useful terminal multiplexer in the world.

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  6. abduco

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    7 alternatives to abduco 

    abduco provides session management i.e. it allows programs to be run independently from their controlling terminal. That is programs can be detached - run in the background - and then later reattached. Together with dvtm it provides a simpler and cleaner alternative to tmux or...

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