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@lionell lionell/tmux.service

Created Jul 28, 2017
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Tmux systemd service
// Put this file in /etc/systemd/system/tmux.service
[Unit]
Description=Tmux server
[Service]
Type=forking
User=lionell
ExecStart=/usr/bin/tmux new -s 0 -d
ExecStop=/usr/bin/tmux kill-server
[Install]
WantedBy=multi-user.target
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ramezanifar commented Jul 13, 2019

Thank you for the sample.
I was struggling with my systemd service that starts a bash script in which a tmux session is created.
I realized defining the 'Type=forking' and 'User=***' are crucial otherwise
$tmux ls
results in an error:
no server running on /tmp/tmux-1000/default

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