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Last active Feb 14, 2018

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Tmux Quick Reference & Cheat sheet - 2 column format for less scrolling!
========================================== ==========================================
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List tmux ls List ^b w
New -s <session> Create ^b c
Attach att -t <session> Rename ^b , <name>
Rename rename-session -t <old> <new> Last ^b l (lower-L)
Kill kill-session -t <session> Close ^b &
========================================== Goto # ^b <0-9>
CONTROLS Next ^b n
========================================== Previous ^b p
Choose ^b w <name>
Detach ^b d
List ^b = ==========================================
Buffer ^b <PgUpDn> PANE (SPLIT WINDOW)
Command ^b : <command> ==========================================
Copy ^b [ ... <space> ... <enter> Show # ^b q
Moving vim/emacs key bindings Split Horiz ^b " --------
Start <space> Split Vert ^b % |
Copy <enter> Pane->Window ^b !
Paste ^b ] Kill ^b x
========================================== Reorganize ^b <space>
SESSION (Set of Windows) Expand ^b <alt><arrow>
========================================== Resize ^b ^<arrow>
Resize x n ^b <n> <arrow>
New ^b :new ^b :new -s <name>
Rename ^b $ Select ^b <arrow>
List ^b s Previous ^b {
Next ^b ( Next ^b }
Previous ^b ) Switch ^b o other
Swap ^b ^o
Last ^b ;

ghost commented Mar 2, 2013

Thank you for this reference. It is a great help to me. :-)

Super useful!

Very handy. Thanks!

Thanks, this is great!
I love to use ^b $ to change the session name...


afair commented Oct 4, 2013

Thanks everyone!

Thanks for the feedback, @eranchetz. I've updated the session section accordingly.

most useful thing ever. bookmared

v2chrisb commented Jan 1, 2014

Best tmux cheat sheet I've found after sporadically searching for the last week. Thanks, !

Very useful. Thank you.

swe20144 commented May 6, 2014

awesome buddy

Congee commented May 17, 2014

great cheat sheet. :)

Excelent QR (quick Ref)!

zodman commented Nov 25, 2014


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ghost commented Oct 25, 2015

Thanks, I just keep getting stuck with the splits.

573 commented Nov 18, 2015

Thanks, how did you write that cheat file, any special tool for formatting?

573 commented Nov 18, 2015

ok i see, maybe it was:

cat asciifile | pr -2 -t

This is great

udoyen commented May 17, 2017

greate resource

The command of creating a new session should be "tmux new -s ".

Thank you!, cool summary 👍

Simple and handy Thanks!


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