tmux
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Commands

Commands

$ tmux
  -u        # UTF8 mode
  -S ~/.tmux.socket

Sessions

$ tmux new
$ tmux new -s session_name

$ tmux attach # Default session
$ tmux attach -t session_name

$ tmux switch -t session_name

$ tmux ls     # List sessions

$ tmux detach

Windows

$ tmux new-window

Help

Help

C-b ?

Scrolling

Scrolling

C-b [       # Enter scroll mode then press up and down

Copy/paste

Copy/paste

C-b [       # 1. Enter scroll mode first.
Space       # 2. Start selecting and move around.
Enter       # 3. Press enter to copy.
C-b ]       # Paste

Panes

Panes

C-b %       # vert
C-b "       # horiz
C-b hkjl    # navigation
C-b HJKL    # resize
C-b o       # next window
C-b q       # show pane numbers
C-b x       # close pane

C-b { or }  # move windows around

Windows

Windows

C-b c       # New window
C-b 1       # Go to window 1
C-b n       # Go to next window
C-b p       # Go to previous window
C-b w       # List all window

Detach/attach

Detach/attach

C-b d       # Detach
C-b ( )     # Switch through sessions
$ tmux attach

Niceties

Niceties

C-b t    # Time
setw -g window-status-format `#[fg=8,bg=default]#I`

See message-command-style in the man page.

Attribute/colors

Attribute/colors

#[fg=1] standard color
#[fg=yellow] yellow
#[bold] bold
#[fg=colour240] 256 color
#[fg=default] default
#[fg=1,bg=2] combinations
#[default] reset

Colors

Colors

  • black red green yellow blue magenta cyan white
  • brightred (and so on)
  • colour0colour255
  • #333 (rgb hex)

Attributes

Attributes

  • bold underscore blink noreverse hidden dim italics

Variables

Variables

#(date) shell command
#I window index
#S session name
#W window name
#F window flags
#H Hostname
#h Hostname, short
#D pane id
#P pane index
#T pane title
set -g status-justify [left|centre|right]
set -g status-left '...'

setw -g window-status-style
setw -g window-status-activity-style
setw -g window-status-bell-style
setw -g window-status-content-style
setw -g window-status-current-style
setw -g window-status-last-style

setw -g window-status-format
setw -g window-status-current-format

setw -g window-status-separator