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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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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Can't make powerline work for tmux [closed]

I have installed powerline and powerfonts, my .tmux.conf: source /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/powerline/bindings/tmux/powerline.conf set-option -g default-terminal "screen-256color" I've ...
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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 ...
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tmux status-bar #(pwd) doesn't reload

I have a problem with tmux 2.1 status bar. As the man explain I'd write in ~/.tmux.conf it: set -g status-right "#(/bin/pwd) %R %d/%m/%g" set -g status-interval 1 so, after I start tmux in status ...
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Fullscreen TMUX session selection

I've found TMUX's choose-tree command to be quite useful when navigating between sessions, but I dislike it only displaying inside of the current pane. I'd prefer it to overtake my entire screen. ...
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tmux start process if not already running

In my .zshrc, I have a bit of logic that will automatically start a tmux session or, if sessions are already running, prompt to attach to one of them or create a new one and attach to that. This all ...
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tmux detach session remote

I run at first terminal tmux, then I run another terminal with tmux and attach to session which I run at first terminal. First is smaller than second and I can't go to it to do something. How to ...
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Bind ALT key in Tmux to move across panes

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I would like to bind ALT + <hjkl> in tmux to move across splits. I've seen this plugin that allows you to move across panes with CTRL + <hjkl> but I would like ...
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Maximizing tmux session shows weird ANSI Sequences

I have a tmux session inside Putty. It was fine for past many months, but now I see a strange thing. When I maximize a normal Putty window, and if cursor is not on a new line, then I get some weird ...
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Getting stuck in overwrite mode in Tmux

I'm connecting to a remote server from Windows using a variety of ssh clients: Putty, MobaXTerm, FireSSH. I'm doing something, I don't know what, that puts me permanently in overwrite (insert) mode in ...
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remote osx split panes in ubuntu byobu

My Problem I have OSX 10.10, connect to a byobu in ubuntu 14.04 over ssh. I want to split panes vertically & horizontally. But ctrl+F2 & shift+F2 just gives me beep sound. Additional Info ...
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After losing ssh connection to box with tmux running, shell is garbled

I have tmux running on a box I ssh into. From my tmux session, I have various panes and ssh connections open to other boxes. When I lose my ssh to the box with tmux running, I often see garbled text ...
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Tmux raspbian installation

i have installed tmux on my pi (raspbian jessie) it has installed ok but when I ssh from osx command + b + " doesn't work, or any other command for that matter. Do I need to create a config file?
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Tmux displays “<xzy not ready>” in the status bar

I'm using iTerm 2 nightly and I have the following tmux config setting for the left status bar: set -g status-left "#[fg=green]#h @ #[fg=cyan]#(extip | awk '{print \"ip \" $1}') ...
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tmux reEnter to a session and save a session

\ I am a new ubuntu user. kindly, using ubuntu (terminal) I could open tmux session and open my R program then run the script, the script prints text on the scree. my question(s) are: how to re enter ...
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Copy text in byobu when the mouse is “off”

I recently started using byobu with tmux as a backend. I have learned that AltF12 toggles "mouse mode" off and on. When "mouse mode" is on, I can select text with my mouse and paste it with the middle ...
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Clear to end of line uses the wrong background color in tmux

In ZSH prompt expansion, the command %E is supposed to "Clear to end of line." This works: However, it does not work in tmux: The issue seems to be with BCE (Background Color Erase). In screen, I ...
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Vim losing ability to copy to client clipoard over SSH

I have setup vim to be able to yank text from the server instance of vim to the clipboard on My client's operating system (through the SSH connection). The basic setup is Client side ...
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tmux: creating new split window doesn't work

I want a new session with two windows named mutt and offlineimap. the offlineimap window should be split into two using two different offlineimap instances (with different profiles). tmux new-session ...
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How to see the variables current value of a running matlab process on tmux?

I have a matlab process in tmux which is running for days. Actually I need to see the values of calculated variables till now. I thought that, it is good(if possible) to duplicate the process and then ...
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Tmux has different environment variables? [closed]

I'm on a RHEL 6 system and I recently noticed I was running into proxy issues when running commands in tmux. When I echo $HTTP_PROXY in tmux, I get nothing. But, if I open a terminal on its own ...
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Tmux spawns unlimited child processes if filesystem (AFS) becomes unavailable

I have a long running tmux process on a linux node (Scientific Linux/CentOS 6.6), and I'm using powerline, in case that is relevant. My home directory is on AFS, and the problem is, when I lose my AFS ...
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Unbind c-n and c-p from tmux

I want to totally unbind the next-window and previous-window command from tmux, here is what I have in my tmux conf unbind C-n unbind n unbind C-p unbind p It works well on ubuntu, but on Mac it ...
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Why is tmux starting slower and slower over time?

On my Ubuntu server I run tmux. When I login on the server itself I get tmux, when I login with SSH I get tmux too. Right after a reboot logging in on the server starts tmux within seconds and when ...
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Why is tmux opening a new terminal window?

When I start tmux in my i3 / termite / zsh environment the default pane with the zsh prompt inside it is launched in a seperate window instead of the window in which I started tmux. Additionally I ...
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How can I reorient a pane and make it full screen height in tmux?

In tmux I currently have these window positions: +---------------------+ | | | 1 | +---------------------+ | | | 2 | | ...
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Crontab and Tmux not playing well together

So I want my server to run a script which starts several tmux sessions on boot. This is my crontab: @reboot . /home/steven/.profile; /home/steven/Scripts/Start.sh And this is the content of my ...
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Setting tmux session title in zsh

There was a similar question about screen regarding this here, but I was unable to get this working with tmux. From what I understood printing a string with prepended with \033k and appended with ...
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How can I create windows near by in tmux

Suppose I have 7 windows, and I am in the no.3. When I use Ctrl+B c, I create windows in the location 7. How can I create it in location 4 so that I was near the No.3? Of course, the windows number ...
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How to use Ctrl+mouse click in tmux?

Due to the change in Tmux2.1, I need to remap my mouse's middle click to tmux's paste: bind -T root MouseDown2Pane run -b "tmux paste-buffer" However, I also would like to enable using Ctrl (or ...
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How can I use color output in a tmux run-shell command?

I've bound a key to run a script with tmux's run-shell command, but I can't find any way to use color output. normal ansi codes do not work, e.g. echo -e "\e[32mblah blah\e[0m" tmux formatting does ...
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How can I prevent tmux from blocking when I scroll up?

tmux is awesome, but I'm often in situations where scrolling up causes (admittedly minor but still undesirable) problems. For instance, I have a node.js server running in one window, and BrowserSync ...
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Execute command on remote screen

On a remote server I have multiple screens open and I use each one for different purpose. For example the screen with the ID 'build' it is being used to compile some programs. I can open that screen ...
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tmux build failure

server-fn.o: In function server_destroy_pane': server-fn.c:(.text+0x8ec): undefined reference toutempter_remove_record' window.o: In function window_pane_spawn': window.c:(.text+0x356c): undefined ...
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Executing spawned quick commands in tmux?

Sometimes I want to execute a fast command while working on a pane which got a blocking cli (for example a running web server app) so I have to open a new pane, execute that command and close it right ...
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Why does tmux set TERM variable to screen?

Citing tmux man page: The TERM environment variable must be set to “screen” for all programs running inside tmux. New windows will automatically have “TERM=screen” added to their environment, but ...
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Tmux: <Crtl>-b doesn't work

Every time I start tmux and then press <Ctrl>-b, the terminal prints ^B. I am using Windows to connect raspberry pi. I have tried Putty and Bitvise. EDIT: finally I found a imperfect solution. ...
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Tmux session name background color persists between sessions

I have tmux set to display the session name in the left status bar. The background color of the session is either red or green depending on if I have failing tests or passing tests. When I switch to ...
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Where can I find all tmux options?

Where can I find a list of all tmux options? I know of tmux list-keys -t which shows you various keybindings and their commands, but I'm looking for a comprehensive list of all possible tmux ...
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Prevent tmux from becoming idle

I work with a cluster that terminates idle processes after they have been idle for 24 hours but I want to leave tmux sessions running for multiple days so that they are still there when I come back ...
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How can I change my tmux color scheme based on the time of day?

I just implemented a few lines into my .vimrc that changes the color scheme from SolarizedDark to SolarizedLight based on the time of day. " Solarized light during the day, solarized dark during the ...
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ssh into a server that has a broken bash install

I think I broke the installation of ncurses on my Arch Linux VPS. Now I can't login with SSH, I get this error: $ ssh me@xyz.com Last login: Mon Oct 26 08:56:59 2015 from 0.0.0.0 -bash: error while ...
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tmux causing bold fonts in vim

I have installed tmux with vim, using the solarized colorscheme and airline plugin. All is good until I start tmux, where all the font turns bold and the airline status bar is looking weird. I have ...
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Additonal layer of abstraction for GNU screen region management?

Here is my use case: I have maybe 10 or so windows open in screen. I want to be able to split my terminal into regions and assign windows to regions. So far, so good. However, I want to be able to ...