byobu-ctrl-a - Configure Byobu's ctrl-a behavior
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
(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
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
<email@example.com> for Ubuntu systems (but may be used by others).
Permission 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
on Debian/Ubuntu systems, or in
on Fedora systems, or on the web at