[Oneiric-Topic] Byobu

Pandu Poluan pandu at poluan.info
Mon Apr 4 03:01:29 UTC 2011


Which George are you referring to? George Harrison, George Weasley, or
Curious George?

:D

(sorry, can't stop myself)

Rgds,


On 2011-04-03, Clint Byrum <clint at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Excerpts from Dustin Kirkland's message of Sat Apr 02 08:14:48 -0700 2011:
>> On Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 2:12 PM, Clint Byrum <clint at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> > I took your statement of "we'll have almost everything we need." to
>> > mean, we'll have almost everything we need to make it the default
>> > terminal shell.
>>
>> Hey Clint, one important clarification here.  Just need to update the
>> vocabulary here...
>>
>> This isn't about byobu as a "default shell".  Byobu/screen is not a
>> shell itself, but rather a "command line window manager".  It's a
>> program that runs within a shell, and allows you to launch and manage
>> dozens (40, by default) of shells within a single user process.
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shell_(computing)
>
> "A shell is a piece of software that provides an interface for users of
> an operating system which provides access to the services of a kernel."
>
> We can call it a shell, a command line window manager, or George. What
> is being proposed is that it become the default user interface for the
> CLI of Ubuntu.
>
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