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Byobu: the text-based window manager and terminal multiplexer

Byobu is a text-based window manager and terminal multiplexer. This video is a great overview and tutorial on what it can do:

Install in Ubuntu:

$ sudo apt-get install byobu

Install in Mac OS X with brew:

$ brew install byobu

Install in Mac OS X with macports:

$ sudo port install python27 gettext libnewt coreutils gsed
$ curl -L -O https://launchpad.net/byobu/trunk/5.91/+download/byobu_5.91.orig.tar.gz
$ tar xzpf byobu_5.91.orig.tar.gz
$ cd byobu-5.91
$ ./configure
$ make
$ sudo make install

byobu

Ref: http://randomfoo.net/2014/01/14/byobu-on-mac-w-macports