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byobu-select-session(1)		     byobu	       byobu-select-session(1)

NAME
       byobu-select-session - select and connect to a byobu 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  $BY-
       OBU_CONFIG_DIR/.always-select.

       Note that BYOBU_CONFIG_DIR=$HOME/.byobu.

       Named  sessions	that  begin  with  a  "."  are "hidden"	from byobu-se-
       lect-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://byobu.org

AUTHOR
       This  manpage  and  the	utility	were written by	Dustin Kirkland	<kirk-
       land@byobu.org> 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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