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 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 I'...
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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 read()...
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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 S-...
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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}') #[fg=yellow]#(...
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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 gnome-...
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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 [closed]

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 \033\...