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Questions tagged [tmux]

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 test if a pane exists in tmux

I'm new to tmux, i want to know how to test if a pane is closed or not by pane_id. I'm using following script to do the job right now: tmux display-message -p -t %21 >/dev/null && echo ...
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tmux pane log file location [duplicate]

Where does tmux store the current pan contents? Is there any log file? I want to be able to search this log file programmatically via a script. I know we can search manually by tmux inbuilt commands. ...
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Replacement for c0-change-interval

I used to use the line below in my .tmux.conf to keep it from trying to render every line on output, and only update the screen 3 times a second. setw -g c0-change-interval 333 What's the replace ...
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Tmux: Drop and detach a new session via SSH on a remote machine [duplicate]

I am trying to write a simple script that logs in to a machine via SSH, spawns a new tmux instance and then detach from it at soon as it is running. The purpose is to arm an alarm system I build using ...
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Tmux hook after-source-file running but not displaying message

I want to write a hook in tmux to show a message that reports the config has been reloaded. Here is my code: #binding a button to reload this config file bind r source-file ~/.tmux.conf #set hook to ...
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How do I split tmux in VMWare Fusion?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 running inside VMWare Fusion. I have installed tmux inside the guest OS. Now, I want to split the terminal into two panes. If I use the following options to split the ...
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Byobu terminal can't use tmux

I can't enable tmux feature on byobu terminal or on any terminal. I run echo $TERM and i get screen-256color When i run tmux i get this: sessions should be nested with care, unset $TMUX to ...
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setting `xterm-keys` in `tmux` affects Shift-Enter in `vim`

I enabled xterm-keys in tmux in order to have normal xterm key bindings like whole-word movement using the Ctrl-arrow keys. However, by enabling xterm-keys it causes Shift-Enter to have undesired ...
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Tmux crashing tty_clamp_area

using tmux as my dev environment. I have a standard split with vim on top, a three panes bellow that, one running npm start, one running the nodejs backend and the other one for stuff like git status. ...
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Tmux middle click paste buffer is only working on one pane

I use tmux 1.8 with putty. I often copy stuff to the tmux paste buffer using mouse select and then paste using middle click. However, on a new computer, the following issue is happening: when I click ...
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How to detach tmux when the shell exits but not when killed from session overview?

Every terminal window I open automatically attaches to a new tmux session. Closing the shell inside such a tmux session should detach the tmux client for the terminal window to close. This can be done ...
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Exit alternate screen after crashed ssh-tmux session

After I get disconnected from my tmux session over ssh (I have to use the ssh ~. command to exit), the mouse start displaying control characters like 80;31M65;80;31M65; when I click or turn the wheel. ...
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Switch gnome-terminal with tmux - but completely

Ubuntu, xorg, i3. The goal is to have tmux as the default terminal. Easily achieved as the internet is full of great tips like [[ $TERM != "screen" ]] && exec tmux in your .bashrc. This ...
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Different tmux prefixes for different machines

Is it possible in .tmux.conf to set the prefix to different things depending on the current hostname?
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How do I enable tmux mouse support?

I have put set -g mouse on set -g mouse-select-pane on in my .tmux.conf file and then I open tmux and create a new pane and I cant switch pane with mouse. is there something else I need to ...
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Tmux default directory is '/' the first time after reboot

When I start tmux the first time after a reboot, the default directory is '/' (also newly created tmux tabs have this default directory) and in the place of the tmux session number ('0' in the picture)...
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Easier way to run remote and monitor remote commands

I'm currently leveraging Ruby in a docker image to run some commands on my local Linux system via SSH and Tmux. However, this isn't feasible since I can't figure out a way to actually monitor the ...
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.zshrc configuration doesn't set ENABLE_TMUX to true

In my .zshrc, I have ENABLE_TMUX="TRUE" for one of the lines. This doesn't seem to work, as tmux never launches on a new shell, and the environment variable ENABLE_TMUX is always false when I start a ...
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TMUX key binding dependant on position in copy mode

I want Pagedown to exit copy-mode if it is pressed at the bottom of the scrolling page. I have tried using if-shell with tests involving #{scroll_region_lower} and #{scroll-region-upper} but they don'...
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Tmux: how to specify session in new-window

When I run tmux new-window from a script outside of my current tmux session, how can I specify which session the new window should be associated with?
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How can I get “tmux choose-tree” to highlight in a monochrome terminal?

I'm using tmux 2.9-rc (built from source) on Ubuntu 18.04 in an xterm window. I normally run xterm with color disabled (xterm -cm). It can display text in bold and reverse video, but not in color. ...
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How to trigger tmux copy-mode using bash `bind` command

I'm trying to trigger tmux copy-mode using bash builtin bind command only in readline normal mode(vi-move) using this: bind -m vi-move -x '"vv": "tmux copy-mode"' its working but the problem is, it ...
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Extract window to another session in tmux

I can do it in two commands: new-session - creates new session. move-window -t {session-name}: - moves current window to session 1. I'd like to bind those to a key, but I haven't found a way to ...
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Open a tmux session and then change to different user without password prompt

I am trying to create a script that opens a new tmux session and then runs a command inside that tmux session as a different user. The purpose of this is to create a new tmux session for a game ...
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Why tmux always change my first window's name to bash after reloading

I have tmux-resurrect installed so I can save and reload windows. I have about 8 windows in 1 session. After save and reload. All windows' name are correct except the first one, it shows 0:bash- How ...
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How to copy tmux entire buffer to clipboard?

I can do this now by running this command capture-pane -S -3000 and using this keybind: bind C-y run "tmux save-buffer - | clip" Which requires me remembering to type capture-pane -S -3000 and ...
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What is an example use-case of the tmux `remain-on-exit` window option?

The respawn-pane command can resurrect a "dead" pane that hangs around if the original process it's running exits when the remain-on-exit option is on. What is the intended use case for this feature? ...
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How do I get rid of “unknown option” error from tmux?

I have a bash script that sets a variable: tmux setw @tmux_man_pane $pane When the bash function that uses this variable is called for the first time, I get: unknown option: @tmux_man_pane I put ...
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Disable mouse scrolling through terminal command history on Mac terminal

Recently I started using tmux inside my terminal on my Mac. However now whenever I'm in a tmux session and I scroll up or down using my mouse, it scrolls through my command history instead of ...
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vim colorscheme completely wrong inside screen or tmux sessions

I've been trying for 3 days now to get my colorscheme to display properly inside of a screen session versus at the terminal prompt outside of screen or tmux session. I've read all the links and tried ...
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I3 how to auto start (when i3 launches) tmux with irssi

Every time i launch the computer i want an TMUX IRSSI window to be launched. i3/conf: exec --no-startup-id irc irc script: #!/bin/sh tmux new-session -n "IRC" -d 'irssi' tmux -2 attach-session -d ...
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`byobu` window with `sudo su -` [closed]

Sorry for the cross-posting across the fora. I am not sure if my original post was in the correct forum. I am aware that what I would like to do is not safe... I would like to open a window in my ...
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Messages from syslogd flooding the terminal when waking up from sleep [closed]

I am using Tmux, and I see these message appearing on every session, attached or not, after waking the laptop up from sleep: Message from syslogd@parrot at Mar 28 23:17:54 ... kernel:[177769.535034] ...
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tmux session nested by starting tmux from script tmux.sh based on example on wiki.ubuntuusers.de/tmux/

I used the tmux.sh example from https://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/tmux/#Bedienung . Now I get a message "sessions should be nested with care, unset $TMUX to force" every time I start 'tmux'. But as I ...
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Does tmux need to be detached to survive ssh failure?

When people talk about tmux's ability to survive ssh failure, they usually say: "ssh into your remote box, start a tmux session, run your process, then detach the tmux session. If ssh drops your ...
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Copy to tmux copy buffer using command line

I use tmux to copy text while in copy-mode often, but what I'd like to do is copy text using command line instead of entering copy-mode. For example, when I'm in vim directly on my mac computer, I ...
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Reloading the tmux session's bash environment

I made a major overhaul to bash and bash config files. Afterwards, I started getting flaky behavior and warnings when trying to reload bash configs in tmux sessions that were spawned on an older bash ...
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How to pass an environment variable from the currently attached client into a tmux session upon attach

I am using tmux often (and chiefly) when working remotely in a text-only SSH pty; it's very useful in case a connection drops. I run long (hours to days) computation tasks, and connect from different ...
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Move process to a different tmux server

I use tmux via ssh on a shared machine and do all my work on one single tmux session. However, the shared machine has a per-process time limit policy and will kill processes if the time limit is ...
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tmux two seperate panes with some process

I am working with another developer on the same dedicated server. Currently we have one tmux session with one tmux window and multiple panes on that window. This allows us to have a nice workspace ...
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Enter scroll mode on pageup or home in tmux

I tried to enable home/end keys for a start with this: bind-key -T vi-copy Home history-top bind-key -T vi-copy End history-bottom with no success. I have set -g mouse on so scrolling enters ...
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Does tmux kill-server shut down running applications gracefully?

Using the tmux command kill-server one can immediately shut down the tmux server and close all open tmux windows. How does this affect the processes still running inside the various tmux windows? Will ...
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Tmux - Open a new session in another terminal window without blocking the calling terminal

I'm writing a bash script. From the script, I want to run tmux new-session -s name The tmux should open in another terminal without blocking the calling terminal's input. On the main terminal window ...
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Terminating infinite-loop script embedded in tmux status bar

I have an infinite while loop bash script embedded in tmux status bar. In ~/.tmux/conf: set -g status-right '... #(path/loop.sh) ...' Tmux seems to run this script with sh -c. After tmux started: $ ...
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tmux key bindings don't work the same on mac vs linux

I have the following in my Tmux.conf: 30 # switch panes using Alt-arrow without prefix 31 bind -n M-Left select-pane -L 32 bind -n M-Right select-pane -R 33 bind -n M-Up select-pane -U ...
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how to send notifications to clients that connect to the same tmux session?

I have a python script running on a server (let's called box A) inside a tmux session. I ssh into box A from Box B and connect to this tmux session. My question is how do I send some kinds of ...
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Show output for n commands in parallel

Is there a shell command to show the output of n given commands in parallel? I have n log-view commands (where n can be different at the startup time) and I like to show their output in parallel. It ...
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Split Tmux window simulating vim's nosplitbelow and nosplitright behaviour

Tmux has normal keybindings to split terminals horizontally and vertically. But it splits right and below the currently active pane. Is there a way to split the currently active pane so that the new ...
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Changing the word on the right of the window's name

Here is my display when I hit META+W (0) - code: 2 windows (attached) (1) ├─> 0: vim-M (1 panes) "x230" (2) └─> 2: node* (1 panes) "��{d6�ME?�g��a���" I'm wanting to know how to fix the ��{...
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tmux not working with Bash [closed]

I am using macOS with tmux downloaded from source and Homebrew. When starting tmux both times I installed it, it gives me a blank screen with the bar at the bottom. I can use tmux commands but a bash ...