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Install tmux 2.8 on centos 7
# Install tmux 2.8 on Centos
# install deps
yum install gcc kernel-devel make ncurses-devel libevent-devel
yum groupinstall "Development Tools"
# DOWNLOAD SOURCES FOR LIBEVENT AND MAKE AND INSTALL
curl -LOk https://github.com/libevent/libevent/releases/download/release-2.1.8-stable/libevent-2.1.8-stable.tar.gz
tar -xf libevent-2.1.8-stable.tar.gz
cd libevent-2.1.8-stable
./configure --prefix=/usr/local
make
make install
# DOWNLOAD SOURCES FOR TMUX AND MAKE AND INSTALL
curl -LOk https://github.com/tmux/tmux/releases/download/2.8/tmux-2.8.tar.gz
tar -xf tmux-2.8.tar.gz
cd tmux-2.8
LDFLAGS="-L/usr/local/lib -Wl,-rpath=/usr/local/lib" ./configure --prefix=/usr/local
make
make install
# pkill tmux
# close your terminal window (flushes cached tmux executable)
# open new shell and check tmux version
tmux -V
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