Binary package “byobu” in ubuntu maverick
a set of useful profiles and a profile-switcher for GNU screen
byobu includes a set of profiles for the GNU screen window manager.
These profiles are quite useful on server machines which are not running
a graphical desktop. The 'screen' command provides a number of advanced
features are not necessarily exposed in the default profile. These profiles
provide features such as status bars, clocks, notifiers (reboot required,
updates available), etc. The profile-switcher allows users to quickly switch
their .screenrc to any of the available profiles.