I would like to change the background color of the inactive panes in tmux to better distinguish between the active pane and inactive panes. Something just a few shades different than the default. How could I do this?
A newer version of
tmux now allows this: https://stackoverflow.com/a/33553372/1204312
There is currently no way to do this.
See this accepted answer on stackoverflow which suggests changing pane-borders instead.
You can set values for
pane-border-style in your
See this answer for more details configuring these values (and some inconsistencies between tmux versions).