tmux is a terminal multiplexer: it enables a number of terminals (or windows), each running a separate program, to be created, accessed, and controlled from a single screen. tmux may be detached from a screen and continue running in the background, then later reattached.

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How to run multiple programs in one single terminal window?

I would like to write a script that runs multiple programs/commands 'program1', 'program2', 'program3'... in a mosaic of terminal in one single window using gnome-terminal and also using tmux (I mean ...
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Tmux to create a window if it doesn't exist yet

Is it possible to configure tmux so that when you want to switch to a window that doesn't exist, it creates the window and then switches (avoiding Ctrl-b c) ?
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In tmux how do I create a new pane with the right pwd while running a command in the parent pane?

If I create a new pane B from pane A and I'm not running any commands in A then B gets created with the same pwd as A which is what I want. However if while creating the new pane I'm running a bash ...
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Tmux shortcut problem

While using Tmux, I tried to maximise the current pane using <prefix> z, and had a bit of a keyboard fail and accidently held down the prefix keys while pressing z, instead of letting go of the ...
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how to echo/print block by block

I just started using tmux and butterfly and I need to scroll one panel. I tried Ctrl + b + ↑ but it scrolled the whole terminal instead of one panel. Is there any command line to display my ...
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How do I split a tmux window into thirds?

I like to use a tall terminal window on the right side of my monitor and I wonder if there's a nice way to divide it into even vertical thirds.
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tmux: inner window notify outer session

Inside a tmux session I nest another tmux session, on a remote computer. I was wondering if there is a way for the inner tmux to notify the outer when a process is completed. In both (remote, local) ...
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Create pane occupying half of the screen

Let's say I have an arbitrary layout of tmux panes in a window. +------------------------------+ | | | | | | | ...
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After 2nd tmux pane windows can't be opened

For the 1st pane on tmux, I had to do this but can open a window. For 2nd and all the rest of panes, I can't open windows. For example: $ echo $DISPLAY localhost:10.0 $ meld . & [1] 466 ...
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tmux: how to bind a key to launch shell command?

I use tmux to develop, with two panes: one to edit the code, and one to compile it. I need to switch pane very often to launch the compile command (say "mvn install"). How can I bind a key (say ...
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tmux not printing ANSI colors in status bar

I'm using Mac OSX Yosemite, and I use istats to get CPU temperatures: I wanted to put my CPU temperature in my tmux status bar, so I made my tmux config the following: As you can see, when I ran ...
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How can I find where tmux is installed on my computer? I would like it to autostart when bash starts

I know that this exists. But it isn't working, and when I try to find tmux in the "bin" directories of my computer, it doesn't find it. How is it working when I enter tmux into terminal then? ...
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using multiple terminal x-windows with one tmux session

I usually work with 2 monitors that are not quite vertically aligned (I have a benchtop power supply under my left monitor), but I want to have 4 terminal windows side-by side on my screens which I ...
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What is the -c [start-directory] in “tmux new-session” command? [duplicate]

In the manual new-session -c option is listed as use to specify [start-directory] with no further explanation. I have a few question to help me understand: What is start-directory used for? Does ...
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Tmux and GPM on bare tty

I am running Tmux 2.2 on Arch Linux. I tend to use it from a raw TTY console, rather than an xterm in a window manager. I have GPM installed and running, however I cannot seem to get GPM and Tmux to ...
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Different vim colors and styles in Tmux and Gnome

I am using tmux, and recently found out that the same vim colorshemes inside and outside of tmux have different colors Left is tmux in gnome-terminal, right is plain gnome-terminal, gnome-terminal ...
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How to tell tmux 'new' to respect `base-index'

TL;DR - Is it possible to start tmux from a script so numbering of the first window (which is created by tmux new) respects the setting of base-index in tmux.conf? I'm starting tmux from a script and ...
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Is it possible to start tmux visible session

The code below will run source ~/.bashrc under tmux but this will not open tmux on the terminal. #!/bin/bash tmux new-session -d -s my_session 'source ~/.bashrc' I want the below effect from the ...
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Can't use F1, F2, F3, F4 as prefix key

I've been using F9 as my prefix key for a while but decided F3 would work better. I changed nothing else in my .tmux.config and F3 doesn't work, I get a system error beep instead. Same with F1-F4. ...
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Updated my arch linux server and now I get tmux: need UTF-8 locale (LC_CTYPE) but have ANSI_X3.4-1968

I recently updated my Arch Linux server and during that process tmux got updated. I was using tmux while the upgrade was going on and used it afterwards, but all during the same SSH session. Now, ...
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Send-keys across tmux panes in vim in Cygwin is painfully slow

I am using vimux or vim-tbone to send code to an interpreter in another pane. It works fine with any shell, but I can't get it to work properly in windows. I can't have a VM, so I use cygwin at work ...
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vim + tmux: some shortcuts broken?

When I am using vim inside of tmux, some of my shortcuts are broken. E.g. I have bound Ctrl + up/down and Shift + up/down in my .vimrc and when I'm running vim inside of tmux these shortcuts do not ...
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Is there a program like tmux or screen but only for attaching or detaching a session

I was wondering if there was a program like GNU/screen or tmux that would allow me to attach or detach a session with a running process but would not provide all of the other features such as windows ...
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Bash command history stops working after starting new tmux session

My bash command history stops working after starting a new tmux session. No previous commands when typing up, down, reverse search, no output from running history. I've confirmed that this happens ...
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persistent ssh sessions without screen or tmux

My work seems to have deliberately crippled screen and tmux such that they destroy all sessions on logout (they didn't answer when I opened a ticket about it). i.e., when I [detach and] log out, ...
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How Do I Make the tmux Rename Window Prompt Empty by Default?

In tmux, pressing prefix + , prompts you to rename the current window: The (rename-window) prompt is automatically populated with the current window name -- in this case, zsh. I would rather the ...
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How to change default new window directory from within the tmux

I recently moved from GNU screen to tmux. I find it quite similar but with bigger support (I switched due to problem with escape-time in neovim- resolution was only for tmux). Unfortunately in tmux ...
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Capture tmux status bar content

I wrote an addon to tmux, tmux-gitbar, it adds to tmux status bar some information about the current Git working tree (name of local and remote branch, working tree is clean?, etc.). So basically it's ...
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Remapping Caps Lock to ctrl+b [duplicate]

I recently moved to Linux from OSx and in there I had mapped Caps lock to Ctrl+b. This was mostly done because of tmux. How can I do this in Ubuntu 14? There is a very comprehensive answer here how ...
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tmux check interfering with scp usage

My .bashrc file on my server is relatively simple, but it has this chunk to ensure that it automatically connects to tmux on login: echo Checking for tmux if [ -z ${TMUX} ] then /usr/bin/tmux ...
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tmux not executing ~/.bash_profile on start up

I searched the net and many people complained that tmux wasn't executing their .bashrc. The solution thats suggested everywhere was to source .bashrc from within .bash_profile cos tmux launches bash ...
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Launch command in new tmux session alias? [duplicate]

How can i create a new tmux session and run a command in it, without opening the tmux session. I want to be able to run a background process like grunt serve from the command line but without opening ...
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tmux online command reference

Does tmux have an online (built-in) command reference? I'm looking for something like vim's :help diffput for example. I realize the man page exists. It's just imperfect for looking up a specific ...
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tmux script to open a new window and run a script, keeping the window open

I am working on porting a script of mine to use tmux. Essentially it takes a text file and executes a command with each line of said file in it. Right now it uses gnome-terminal and opens a new ...
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tmux status bar rightmost few chars disappear

From time to time I saw my status bar rightmost few chars disappear. For instance, the intended one 11:40 to be 11:4 My .tmux.conf is as the following: # Set status bar set -g status-bg black ...
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tmux - Catch 22 with “unknown key: WheelUpPane” for osx and Ubuntu

Recently tmux changed a lot of mouse stuff for the better. I've got a bit stuck however because I need to have bind -n WheelUpPane if-shell -F -t = "#{mouse_any_flag}" "send-keys -M" "if -Ft= ...
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What is the gnome-terminal ANSI escape sequence for “CTRL + arrow/s”?

I am trying to configure my bash ~/.inputrc to these settings (Note: ←, → mean the left and right arrow keys) Ctrl + ← - should jump back a word Ctrl + → - should jump forward a word Currently I ...
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Tmux: Unzoom pane when switching to another pane

In tmux, prefix + z toggles the active pane between zoomed / unzoomed. Also, the tmux-pain-control plugin allows moving to another pane (same window) with prefix + i/j/k/l. Now, when from a zoomed ...
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Makikng Alt + h switch to the left pane in tmux

I'm trying to make Alt-h switch to the left pane in tmux. The following does not work: bind -n M-h select-pane -L Pressing Alt-h in cat generates the following in my terminal: $ cat ^[h That is, ...
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Getting Alt to Work in the Terminal with Tmux and Vim

I'm trying to make Alt + h/j/k/l switch tmux panes and vim windows. Yet for some reason my terminal (xfce4-terminal) and and Alt do not play nicely with each other. I got Alt + h/j/k/l to switch ...
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Tmux line wrap indicator

I would like to see at a glance where my tmux terminal dynamically wraps output lines: A wrapped line currently looks like this: This is a very long sentence that did not fit on one screen line. ...
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Get current memory usage of a tmux session

As the title says. I need a way to the used memory of a current tmux session. I am not sure if that is even possible. I am using tmux to start multiple minecraft servers I'd like to know each servers ...
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Why does mutt hang when running gpg in tmux?

I run mutt in tmux and when I run gpg to sign or encrypt, gpg shows a blank screen where I would expect to type my passphrase. I've straced gpg and it shows that it's hanging waiting on a socket ...
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tmux doesn't passes correctly ctrl-shift-arrow sequences

Tmux doesn't passes correctly the ctrl-shift-arrow sequences. It doesn't work on emacs, and when I use sed -n l, I see it displays the escape sequence of the arrow key alone instead of the full ...
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tmux status line and current path format

Tmux has an option to have the #{pane_current_path} as a name for the current pane in the status line. This is great but has two short falls for me: $HOME is not displayed as ~. I only really need ...
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Detach from tmux and rotate to ssh without dropping exec?

I've been using tmux launched by default as part of my shell at all times for some time now and find it very convenient. At the same time ssh'ing from inside tmux to another system is not ideal ...
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Running screen inside tmux

I need to run an instance of screen inside tmux because there's a script I need to run that uses a complex .screenrc to run several commands in parallel and monitor them. This works on some of my ...
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Why can't I resize my panes in tmux with the current bindings that I have?

I was trying to set up my key binding in tmux so that I can resize my panes without having to type the whole command. Currently I have it set up as: bind-key -n S-Left resize-pane -L 1 bind-key -n ...
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How to scroll while Holding Shift to copy in tmux?

I have Mouse mode set to on in Tmux so that I can make use of the scroll wheel using set-window-option -g mode-mouse on. However if I want to copy the output of a particular command which spans more ...
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Remapping Ctrl-P to Ctrl-O for getting the previous command?

I am using zsh with tmux and I like to have Ctrl-P as a shortcut to 'previous pane'. I would however still keep the original 'previous command' functionality of Ctrl-P and map it to Ctrl-O. How can I ...