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tmux commands

· by yulistic · Read in about 2 min · (218 Words)

tmux is a useful tool:

  • to maintain sessions when ssh connection failed.

  • to make¬†windows (tabs) and control them only with keyboard.

  • to make panes (split windows vertically or horizontally…) and control them only with keyboard.

  • and so on…

Basic tmux commands

From out of the tmux session.

  • tmux new -s [session_name] : make a new session.

  • tmux ls : list current session list.

Inside of the tmux session. You should press Ctrl and b simultaneously for [Ctrl+b]. And the other keys follow.

  • [Ctrl + b] + $ : rename the current session.

  • [Ctrl + b] + c : make a new window. (You can find window information at the left bottom of the screen.)

  • [Ctrl + b] + , : rename the current window.

  • [Ctrl + b] + n : move to next window.

  • [Ctrl + b] + p : move to previous window.

  • [Ctrl + b] + [number] : move to [number]-th window.

  • [Ctrl + b] + % : split window (make a new pane) horizontally.

  • [Ctrl + b] + « : split window (make a new pane) vertically.

  • [Ctrl + b] + o : move to next pane

  • [Ctrl + b] + q + [number of pane] : move to the pane selected.

  • [Ctrl + d] : exit from current pane, window, or tmux session.

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