tmux is a terminal multiplexer, which allows users to work with terminals in terms of windows and panes, which can be created, destroyed, attached, and reattached at will.

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Prevent an already running background process from being stopped after closing SSH client

I have a process running on my Linux machine (Debian squeeze) that takes hours (or days) to finish. I don't want to stop it to restart it again with screen, tmux or with an output redirect to nohup. ...
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zsh function cannot be used in tmux

I wrote up a special function to wrap a command, in ZSH, so it doesn't output any warnings and runs the process in my background. This command works great without tmux, but when I try to use it in a ...
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why won't tmux resize terminal window to honor vi lines setting?

Say I open a terminal $ echo $LINES 25 $ vi :set lines? 25 :set lines=50 :!echo $LINES 50 -as I'd expect (and the terminal window resizes and everything works). But if I start tmux from a fresh ...
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How to resize tmux panes inside tty

I'm not sure if I used the right term, but by "tty" I understand the console that you can switch to using ctrl+alt+f2 key combination. echo $TERM points to linux. Anyway, when I enter the tmux mode I ...
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resizing a terminal within tmux doesn't seem to work

I'm new to tmux, and I'm having trouble finding a solution to resizing my actual terminal (I haven't learned quite enough about panes and windows yet). I'm running tmux1.6, and bash as my shell, on ...
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tmux deleting currently displayed content when pressing ^L

I have the following options in my .tmuxrc so the PuTTY scrollback still works. setw -g alternate-screen off set -g terminal-overrides ...
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How can I make ctrl+left/right keys work right in tmux?

In both zsh and bash, ctrl+arrows allows me to move the position I'm typing at by whole word, but this does not work in tmux, which is a problem as I'm currently launching it automatically every time ...
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vim tmux backspace ^?

I'm having a strange problem: When sshing into a particular host (from OSX to RHEL5), vim seems to forget how to backspace, but only in a tmux session, ie: ssh foo@bar.com vim test Backspace ...
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Neither less or less -X clear screen on exit. (Trust me, I googled…)

Neither less or less -X clear screen on exit. At the same time, vim does.... Env iTerm2, protocol mosh, server Centos + tmux + zsh iTerm2: report term as xterm-256color tmux: set -g ...
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How to configure tmux/iTerm to display session name as title in terminal tab?

I am getting started using tmux and iTerm2 on Mac OS X. Currently, all my tabs are titled "tmux" (assuming it's just displaying the process name) which makes it difficult to find the tab that I want. ...
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Can I set a default title for a tmux window?

Right now the title defaults to reattach-to-user-namespace (OS X), which is pretty annoying. Is there an option I can put into my tmux.conf to get another default title? If not, how would I make a ...
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Tmux + urxvt ghost activity notifications

Im using tmux on urxvt, I have activity monitoring turned on and i noticed that all tmux windows get an activity notification after every 10~15 seconds, when i switch to that window there is nothing. ...
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tmux limit activity-monitor window size

As part of my work I typically need to connect to multiple different servers via SSH. I like to run a local tmux session to manage various terminals and then from within the SSH session to the remote ...
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Using tmux when network is having issues

Is there any reason why I should not be able to use tmux if I am having LAN issues? Or some tip or command line option I need to use? I am starting the tmux session locally. According to the manual ...
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How to convert 2 horizontal panes to vertical panes in tmux?

After doing join-pane on 2 windows, you have 2 horizontal panes. How do I rearrange the panes to be vertical panes instead?
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Attempting to install tmux on CentOS 6.4 or CentOS 6.5 fails with error: ‘EVBUFFER_EOL_LF’ undeclared

I tried compiling tmux using the following steps: yum -y install ncurses-devel libevent-devel wget http://downloads.sourceforge.net/tmux/tmux-1.9a.tar.gz tar -xvzf tmux-1.9a.tar.gz cd tmux-1.9a ...
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tmux freezed pane in copy-mode

tmux seems to have a limit on scroll backs buffer and block my process when it is full. Any method to prevent accidental blocking of process? Maybe auto quite the copy-mode when I disconnect? How to ...
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How to make my terminal look like this

I ran across this the other day and was instantly amazed. He says he uses a custom Vim colorscheme (easy) and dwm with tmux. I've downloaded tmux and I'm having some issues with it (my CTRL-b ...
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tmux monitor-activity — active activity vs stopped activity

I'm curious if it is possible to have a different visual indicator for active activity (e.g. stream of text) and stopped activity (e.g. command executed, printed a few lines and stopped) in an ...
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Disallowing windows to rename themselves in tmux

I've installed tmux on an OS X system with zsh provided by oh-my-zsh. I usually use quite a number of tmux windows for a whole bunch of ssh sessions, and I like to keep these windows named after the ...
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Restore tmux session after reboot

Is there any way to save a tmux session? In other words, if I reboot the computer, will I always lose the sessions?
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Why are random letters inserted in my tmux session?

Sometimes when I use the mouse, or press and hold a movement key in tmux, random characters are inserted. For example, when I press the left movement key D is often inserted. A left mouse click often ...
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Equivalent to 'base-index' for sessions?

In my .tmux.conf I have the following line: set -g base-index 1 Which means that in a new tmux session, the first window to be created is numbered 1 instead of 0. I'd like tmux to also do this ...
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tmux disregarding the configuration file

I just installed tmux on Ubuntu 10.04 and tried to remap the prefix key to C-a by creating the file ~/.tmux.conf with these lines: set-option -g prefix C-a unbind-key C-b When starting tmux, both ...
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How do I terminate windows directly from window choice mode in tmux?

I want to go into window choice mode (prefix-w) and then be able to kill windows without choosing them (hitting the Enter key). Is this possible without configuration changes? Is it possible at all? ...
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How can I close a Tmux session and stay connected to Tmux?

I typically run Tmux with multiple sessions, usually one per project with multiple windows within. When I want to throw away a session, I type exit. This closes the session, but also detaches from ...
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Disable mouse reporting in a terminal session after tmux exits unexpectedly

I currently use iTerm2 and frequently SSH into remote servers and start a tmux session. On all of those servers, when SSH'ing into them, I automatically create a tmux config that enables mouse ...
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Tmux New Window Default Name

I'm using tmux on Fedora 20 (I installed the default tmux rpm using yum). When I create a new window inside tmux, the default title is something like this: user@hoest:/path/to/this/folder which is ...
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Run a GUI in screen or tmux (or alternative)

I have an application that's gui only that constantly needs to run. The problem is that I can't install a full desktop just for this application (my OS is debian and ubuntu cli). So I was wondering ...
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share local and remote tmux sessions

There seem to be many related questions but I'd like to see a specific workaround. So, I used to be an avid iTerm2 user (irrelevant) and I started using tmux remotely because I want to avoid SSH ...
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After each command tmux prints: ps1_update: command not found

On Linux Ubuntu 11.04, after each command (cd, ls, vim...) successful or not, tmux prints out as a last line ps1_update: command not found. Is there any config option I am missing? Thank you very ...
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In tmux, after ssh a server, how to send R code in vim to R consol

I installed tmux and vim-r-plugin in local machine (ref: http://manuals.bioinformatics.ucr.edu/home/programming-in-r/vim-r), and use ssh to log in a server (only vim-r-plugin and screen installed). ...
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Is there a way to copy/paste with iterm2 on osx over ssh with tmux and vim?

Given I am SSHed into a server and have tmux running, is there any straightforward way to be able to yank into a register in vim and: have that text be available in my tmux clipboard? have that text ...
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Is there a way to persist tmux sessions across reboots?

In particular, can the tmux session data be written to a file, and reloaded on reboot? I'm thinking of something similar to Vim's mksession command.
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How to specify a log folder for tmux?

By default, tmux log messages are stored in the current directory, is it possible to set up tmux so that all these files are saved in one place?
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Tmux current pane border not obvious

I'm struggling to tell which pane is the current one in tmux if there are only two. The border only seems to highlight the adjoining edge which makes it impossible to tell. Here's a Gif to highlight ...
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Using cURL to retreive public IP for tmux config creates too many connections

I am currently using the command: curl icanhazip.com and the option set -g status-left ... in my tmux.conf to retrieve and display my public IP in status bar. This works great, although I am really ...
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tmux bind-key with two keys

In ~/.tmux.conf, with bind-key v split-window "vim" I can launch vim in a split window. how I can use two keys in a tmux bind-key ? Example: bind-key vG split-window "vim +$"
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Switching tmux zoom between panes without zooming out

After zooming in to a tmux pane, I'd like to zoom in on another pane (preferably the next) without zooming out first. How can I do it?
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Tmux: Restore automatic window title after rename-window

By default, tmux will show the title of the focused pane in the status bar. After using rename-window to set a title manually, how do you restore the default behavior? First idea was to set a blank ...
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In tmux, can I get `exit` to exit the containing terminal window and not the session itself?

So when I open a new terminal (I use terminator on Arch Linux), I have it configured to either open a new tmux session if one doesn't exist, or attach to an existing one. When I type exit at the ...
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Tmux and ZSH custom prompt : bug with window name

I have customized my ZSH prompt with oh-my-zsh to make it more readable and add information about git if I'm in a repository. Example : bob@inf [~/docs] % bob@inf [~/src/nicest] master % (in a git ...
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Tmux somehow forgets prefix after certain key-bind

I did not change default prefix i.e. C-b. I added the following key binding in my tmux.conf bind -n C-M-w send-keys M-w\; \ run-shell "tmux save-buffer - | xclip -i -selection clipboard" ...
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tmux - how can I map new keys for the window (pane) cycle?

In the tmux application, how can I map ctrl-a, o (window cycle) to ctrl-a, w ?
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How to add horizontal pane above vertical panes in tmux?

I remember doing this before, but it was pretty tricky and I can't quite remember the combination of commands to get it to work. How can I turn my window with two vertical panes: ...
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Scroll shell output with mouse in tmux

Mouse scrolling doesn't work in tmux the way it works when I run shell without tmux (in Gnome Terminal). It seems tmux sends mouse scroll events as if I pressed Up/Down keys. But I want it to scroll ...
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Tmux - move pane to new window

I know that it's possible in Tmux to 'join' a window as a pane, but is it possible to move a pane to it's own window (tab)? I tried searching it up the man page but couldn't find it. I guess it is ...
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Reload user group assignments inside tmux (or byobu/screen)

This question handles reloading group assignments without logging out, but it doesn't really treat a situation where you want the group assignments to be reset inside an existing tmux (or byobu or GNU ...
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Copy text from remote via iTerm2 with Tmux to OS X clipboard

I'd tried using iTerm2 beta Build 1.0.0.20120724 and using bind C-y run-shell "reattach-to-user-namespace -l zsh -c 'tmux show-buffer | pbcopy'" in .tmux.conf but none works. The solutions I found ...
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Resume term after ssh disconnect without multiplexer (screen/tmux)

Screen and tmux (like emacs) are fancy feature rich terminal multiplexers designed to let you efficiently manage terminals as if it was 1985 but they just complicate the simple task of resuming an ssh ...