Well integrated, advanced private discussions for your Flarum forum.
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Private discussions for your forum. Allows you to select specific recipients for your discussions.



  • Create discussions only specific users or groups can participate in.
  • Force new posts in these private discussions to show real-time.


Use Bazaar or install manually:

composer require flagrow/byobu


composer update flagrow/byobu
php flarum migrate
php flarum cache:clear


Enable the extension under the extensions tab in the admin area.

Make sure you configure the private discussions permission on the Admin Permissions tab to your needs;

  • Create private discussions
  • Edit recipients of private discussions

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If you discover a security vulnerability within Byobu, please send an email to the Gravure team at security@gravure.io. All security vulnerabilities will be promptly addressed.

Please include as many details as possible. You can use php flarum info to get the PHP, Flarum and extension versions installed.


An extension by Flagrow, a project of Gravure.