Raspberry Pi of Death Blog

By N. Leveck

On tmux awesomeness

Entered in vim on RPoJ via ssh


(in the following I use |PREFIX| as a stub for your prefix, typically CTRL+b, but a lot of people like me use CTRL+a)

Multiple sessions are of course awesome. It is not something that a lot of users learn when starting out with tmux. So here is a quick run down:

To create a new named session from within tmux use:

|PREFIX| :new -s NAME

To view a list of sessions and choose one use:


From outside of tmux make a named session with:

tmux new -s NAME

or start detached with

tmux new -s NAME -d

I like to have the following sessions always running:


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