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The following are some of the keyboard bindings for tmux:

Ctrl-b c Create new window
Ctrl-b d Detach current client
Ctrl-b l Move to previously selected window
Ctrl-b n Move to the next window
Ctrl-b p Move to the previous window
Ctrl-b & Kill the current window
Ctrl-b , Rename the current window
Ctrl-b % Split the current window into two panes
Ctrl-b q Show pane numbers (used to switch between panes)
Ctrl-b o Switch to the next pane
Ctrl-b ? List all keybindings

Holding down control+b and then pressing d successfully detaches from current tmux session. control+b and then pressing , allows me to rename the window However, none of the other options are doing anything for me. For example, control+b and then pressing c does not create a new window. control + b and then pressing ? does not list the keybindings.

I am using tmux: 1.6-1ubuntu1. Is the documentation I am looking at out of date?

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That worked. But still I am having difficulty listing all keybindings with ctrl-b ? –  JohnMerlino Feb 4 at 2:46
    
cntrl-b , renames current window, it wont even let me type ? because it activates the command prompt on bottom to rename window. –  JohnMerlino Feb 4 at 2:51
    
Another thing strange is when I try to kill the current window with ctrl-b &, i just get a message: "Window not found" –  JohnMerlino Feb 4 at 2:52
    
Holding Ctrl, pressing b and then releasing both and then pressing &? at same time, is very difficult to do. And all it does is prints the characters 7/ to terminal –  JohnMerlino Feb 4 at 3:03
    
Have you tried reinstalling it? uninstall sudo apt-get purge tmux. remove any old settings rm -f ~/.tmux.conf ; sudo rm -f /etc/tmux.conf. Then install again sudo apt-get install tmux –  Sneetsher Feb 6 at 12:37

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