tmux

tmux

TMux is a better ‘Screen’ alternative In tmux, there are Sessions (Windows) and panes. Great stuff.

A tmux Crash Course

Incredible tools based on tmux

greymd/tmux-xpanes: Awesome tmux-based terminal divider


Tmux odlična postavka

https://wbk.one/article/15/tmux-mouse-support savršeno: https://github.com/wbkang/wbk-stow/blob/master/tmux-config/.tmux.conf


Mostly obsolete Tmux improvemenrs

Switch from Ctrl+B to Ctrl+A.

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cat <<'EOF' > ~/.tmux.conf

# Notes:
#   set    -> is equivalent to set-option
#   setw   -> set-window-option
#   bind   -> bind-key
#   unbind -> unbind-key
#
# Change Ctrl-b to Ctrl-a as Vim uses Ctrl-b
#
# General:
# C-a           Prefix
# C-a   r       Source .tmux.conf
# C-a   ?       Show key bindings
# C-a   t       Show time
#
# Sessions:
# C-a   s       List sessions
# C-a   $       Rename session
#
# Windows (tabs):
# C-a   c       Create window
# C-a   w       List windows
# C-a   f       Find window
# C-a   ,       Name window
# C-a   &       Kill window
#
# Panes (splits):
# C-a   |       Vertical split
# C-a   -       Horizontal split
# C-a   o       Jump between panes
# C-a   q       Show pane numbers (type number to jump)
# C-a   x       Kill pane
# C-a   !       Break pane out into a window
# C-a   j       Create pane from an existing window
# C-a   arrow   Move between panes
#

# remap prefix to C-a
unbind C-b
set -g prefix C-a

# C-a C-a jumps to previous window
bind C-a last-window

# for nested sessions, C-a a sends a command to the inner session
bind C-a send prefix

# Use C-r to reload of the config file
unbind r
bind r source-file ~/.tmux.conf \; display-message "~/.tmux.conf reloaded"

# better splits with | and -
bind | split-window -h
bind - split-window -v

# convert window into a pane
bind j command-prompt -p "Create pane from window #:" "join-pane -s ':%%'"

# show activity
setw -g monitor-activity on
set -g visual-activity on

# resize windows on larger screens - if off the size is capped to the smallest
# screen size that has ever looked at it
setw -g aggressive-resize on

# use UTF8
set -g utf8 on
set -g status-utf8 on

# internal speedup
set -s escape-time 0

# enable 256 colors mode
# important if you want the solarized theme look
#
set -g default-terminal "screen-256color"

# longer scroll-back history to 100k
set -g history-limit 100000

# windows and panes index start from 1 instead of 0
set -g base-index 1
set -g pane-base-index 1

# enable mouse
set -g mouse on

# better mouse scrolling
set -g terminal-overrides 'xterm*:smcup@:rmcup@'

# useful info in the status bar
set-option -g set-titles on
set-option -g set-titles-string '#H:#S.#I.#P #W #T' # window number,program name, active(or not)

# highlight the current window in the status bar (blue background)
#       #I - window index
#       #W - window title
#       #F - window flag
set-window-option -g window-status-current-format '#[bg=blue,fg=cyan,bold]#I#[bg=blue,fg=cyan]:#[fg=white]#W#[fg=dim]#F'

# Right side of status bar
#       $(echo $USER) - shows the current username
#       #H - shows the hostname of your computer
#       %h %d %Y - date in the [Mon DD YYYY] format
#       %l:%M %p - time in the [HH:MM AM/PM] format
set -g status-right '#[fg=green][#[fg=whitfe]#(echo $USER) @ #H#[fg=green]][#[fg=black,bold]%h %d %Y #[bg=green,fg=white,bold]%l:%M %p#[default]#[fg=green]]'

EOF

Couple of notes about tmux:

  • To copy-paste with the mouse, you need to hold down the Shift key

Very-very advanced Tmux improvenments

Restoring tmux Sessions after reboot

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cat << EOF | sudo tee -a ~/.tmux.conf

# enable mouse
set -g mouse on

# install tmux-plugin-manager
if "test ! -d ~/.tmux/plugins/tpm" \
   "run 'git clone https://github.com/tmux-plugins/tpm ~/.tmux/plugins/tpm && ~/.tmux/plugins/tpm/bin/install_plugins'"

# enable two plugins
set -g @plugin 'tmux-plugins/tmux-resurrect'
set -g @plugin 'tmux-plugins/tmux-continuum'

set -g @continuum-restore 'on'
# set -g @resurrect-save-shell-history 'on'

# part of tmux-plugin-manager, leave it eof
run '~/.tmux/plugins/tpm/tpm'
EOF

Later, in tmux, hit <tmux-prefix>, then I, to fetch and install plugins. You should now be able to use the plugin.

Links from okt 2017

Making tmux Pretty and Usable - A Guide to Customizing your tmux.conf https://raw.githubusercontent.com/hamvocke/dotfiles/master/tmux/tmux_colors.sh https://raw.githubusercontent.com/hamvocke/dotfiles/master/tmux/tmux_colors.sh nano error: Error opening terminal: xterm-256color - Stack Overflow tmux.conf include - Google Search The best and greatest tmux.conf ever TMUX configuration file Tools I use: Tmux

date 01. Jan 0001 | modified 28. May 2021
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