How-to QuickStart with Tmux Terminal Multiplexer on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS GNU/Linux Easy Guide

March 25th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Linux Ubuntu Tmux Quick-Start



The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Tmux Terminal Multiplexer for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS i386/amd64 Linux+GNU Desktop.

Tmux is a terminal multiplexer that lets you switch easily between several programs in one terminal, detach them (they keep running in the background) and reattach them to a different terminal.



In Tumx there are 2 Nested Entities: Windows & Panes. A Window Layout Can Contains many Arrangeable Panes.

More than this there are Tmux Sessions that in Tmux Terminology are Called also Clients.

Tmux QuickStart on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Shell Session
    Ctr+Alt+t
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Ubuntu Tmux QuickStart - Open Terminal
  2. Installing Tmux for Ubuntu

    sudo su -c "apt-get install tmux"
  3. Launching Tmux

    tmux


  4. Tmux Commands QuickStart
    Ctrl+b is the Tmux Command Prefix
    Here below For the sake of Clarity the Ctrl+b will be Repeated for Every Command

    To List the Available Commands:

    Ctrl+b ?

    To Create a New Pane:

    Ctrl+b "

    To Change Panes Layouts:

    Ctrl+b Space

    To Rotate Panes into Layout:

    Ctrl+b Ctrl+o

    To Switch into another Pane:

    Ctrl+b ;

    Then follow to Investigate and Play with all Others Tmux Commands…

    Good Luck!

Tmux QuickStart on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Tmux Window Layout with 3 Panes

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