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byobu-select-profile(1) byobu byobu-select-profile(1)


byobu-select-profile - select your Byobu foreground and background colors


byobu-select-profile is an application that changes Byobu's status bar foreground and background colors


-l,--list list available profiles

-b,--background COLOR set the background color

-f,--foreground COLOR set the foreground color

-h,--hostnmae set the colors based on a hash of the hostname

-i,--ip set the colors based on a hash of the ip

-r,--random set the colors randomly

--help this help




This manpage and the utility were written by Dustin Kirkland <> 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 /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

4 Dec 2009 byobu