Many Linux veterans have enjoyed and use the
screen command, which was designed to enable you to use one terminal to control several terminal sessions easily. Although
screen has been a welcome and useful tool, a better one has appeared called
byobu; it is an enhanced version of
screen. Byobu is a Japanese term for decorative, multipanel, vertically folding screens that are often used as room dividers.
Picture this scene: You connect to a server via Secure Shell (SSH) and are working at the remote shell. You need to open another shell window so you can have the two running side by side; perhaps you want the output from top in one window while typing in another. What do you do? Most people would open another ...