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tmux Tutorial - Split Terminal Windows Easily

April 30, 2012 / category: Unix / 33 comments

Having just one terminal window is usually not enough. Even though having many windows (represented by tabs in Linux terminal-handling tools or by many Putty instances) can solve this problem, it is often desired to keep things in sight at the same time. For example, we may want to execute some code or tests and at the same time watch over log files by using tail.

tmux is (among screen and Terminator) one of the best tools for splitting terminal window. In this tutorial I'll show you how to begin work with tmux and how to adjust it to meet your requirements.

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