tmux is a terminal multiplexer: it enables a number of terminals (or windows), each running a separate program, to be created, accessed, and controlled from a single screen. tmux may be detached from a screen and continue running in the background, then later reattached.

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Problems with vim-r

Getting the following error when opening an .R file in vim (vim-r installed). Error detected while processing /home/johnros/.vim/r-plugin/common_global.vim: line 3106: E484: Can't open file ...
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tmux not reading my .tmux.conf

I have the following entries within my .tmux.conf in home directory set-window-option -g xterm-keys on set -g default-terminal screen-256color set -g history-limit 10000 However an echo $TERM ...
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Putty, Byobu, Tmux and function keys

I'm currently trying to use byobu from PuTTY via ssh. I have currently putty-256color as Terminal-type string because otherwise not even Byobu bindings worked and I couldn't create new windows or move ...
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How to share byobu with multiple users?

The best way to learn and troubleshoot is to pair up with someone else on the internet via text based screensharing. Love the ergonomics of byobu for a single user at a single time. However when I ...
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$DISPLAY env var gets cleared at random times

Stock Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty. I seem to regularly experience the $DISPLAY environment variable getting cleared for some reason I don't understand. Basically everything will work just fine until it's ...
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tmux - unable to start any gui application

I am running Ubuntu-gnome 13.04. My default shell is zsh 5.0.0 and I usually run tmux 1.7 in the terminal 3.6.1. In terminal, if I evince or gedit, the applications start as expected. I can append an ...
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How can I start automatically start a tmux session on login?

I want to automatically start a new tmux session IF there are none available when I sudo to root. e.g. reboot PC login as normal user via ssh sudo -s (which would then automatically create a new ...
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gnome-terminal does not differentiate between C-d and C-S-d

When I run cat on gnome-terminal, both C-d and C-S-d terminate it. This is because gnome-terminal cannot distinguish between these keys and sends and EOF in both the cases. Is there a ways I can ...
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How to disable window caption bar in GNU Screen?

I usually split my GNU Screen into four regions, and I don't really need the status bars for each of those windows. Is there an option to disable GNU Screen window status bars? I could only find ...
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How to display the name of the program instead of sudo in byobu?

I'm using byobu when working on the shell. If I start a program the name of it is displayed in the status line. However when something is prefixed with sudo it just displays sudo (sudo tail -F ...
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Clearing the number of sessions in square brackets at the bottom of tmux session

I know that the number represents the number of sessions, but I want to know does it affect the usage in any way? And how do I clear it to turn it back to 0? The number 8 in the square brackets.
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Can't open pdf file with 'atril' window in tmux

I am using ubuntu-make 14.04 and in tmux, when I try to open a file in command as: atril <some_pdf_file> I got this error message: (atril:11587): EggSMClient-WARNING **: Failed to connect ...
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Tmux Signaling Events

I'm not sure if this is possible but here's what I have running on tmux. (Using tmuxinator or tmux same idea). This is my mux config: name: dummy root: ~/projects/dummy windows: - service: ...
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problem with tmux startup displaying running config. (powerline)

I just installed powerline using this tutorial: http://askubuntu.com/a/283909/408189 I have a problem where the first thing i see when i open tmux with the command: tmux is what looks like the ...
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How can I get a Byobu split to reload users permissions?

Having updated a users group with usermod -G <grouplist> <user> in one Byobu split, I was hoping to be able to open a new split and have the permissions take effect there.. rather than ...
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Start tmux with -2

I am using tmux. I am starting it via tmux -2 the -2 enables 256 color support. Instead of starting it with -2 I would like to change my .tmux.conf file to do that for me. What do I have to put in my ...
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Machine rebooting when running process in screen/tmux

For the past couple of days, I've been running some CPU and memory intensive processes on a remote machine running Ubuntu 14.04. Here is the interesting bit: when I run a process on a regular SSH ...
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How to trisect a wide screen?

What is the handiest way for the user to trisect Tmux terminal screen horizontally into left-middle-right or vertically top-middle-bottom tiles, preferably by pressing the shortcut keys just once? ...
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vim in tmux breaks with cyrillic symbols

So, I have file with russian text. Using Ubuntu 12.04 If I run vim in clear console and open this file - everything is ok, here is screenshot But if I run vim in tmux the result is Here is my tmux ...
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tmux in terminal forcing 16 color approximation

In the Ubuntu version of gnome-terminal I'm seeing a weird problem with colors that I know is somehow related to gnome-terminal because this same setup works fine with iTerm2 on my Mac. From terminal ...
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How to leave root without exit command or ctrl+D

I'm logged in as root to do some stuff, and i have Tmux open. The trouble is, when I type 'exit' to leave root, it instead closes Tmux, because they use the same command. Is there a way to switch back ...
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How to limit the number of tmux sessions that can be created?

I have a habit of creating lots of new tmux sessions, which I never close. So at times might have thirty sessions open. Is there any way to limit the number of tmux sessions that can be created?
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Mysterious key combination causes Tmux session to disappear

Twice now I have pressed something while in tmux that causes my windows and status bar to disappear. I see the output from the script that started the session, just like a foreground process that has ...
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Passing commands for the new session in tmux

What I want to do is to run a script without having to de-attach myself manually. So at the moment I have a script let's say called tmuxScript.sh, every time I have to either use the previous session ...
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Byobu statusbars of 2 different servers are still different after resetting Byobu

I have two computers running 14.04 where I use Byobu with tmux backend. The difference between both is that one uses an existing home directory that was backed up and transfered to a fresh ...
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Execute command on reattaching byobu | screen | tmux session

Can I automatically execute a command on reattaching a detached byobu (screen or tmux) session? Every time I login, /etc/motd is displayed. Since I hardly ever log out and in, I'd like to have the ...
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zsh up-line-or-history does not work in gnome-terminal and tmux

I use Ubuntu 13.04, zsh with oh-my-zsh and up-line-or-history is bind to up arrow (default settings of oh-my-zsh). But this work only in urxvt. I try to use DEBIAN_PREVENT_KEYBOARD_CHANGES in my ...
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Why does gnome-terminal swallow some of my Alt tmux shortcuts?

I've enabled a bunch of no-prefix shortcuts is tmux (like Alt-c for new window, Alt-n for next), which has made my life so much better. The problem was, my shortcuts didn't always work. Maybe every ...
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Configuration tmuxinator

I am a user of zsh and tmux. I discovered tmuxinator for configuration scripts to manage sessions, and it's awesome. But I have a problem on a machine, Here is my yaml file tmuxinator: name: admin ...