Tmux for the impatient linux tmux 2015.07.08 tmux Create a new session (the first time) tmux a Attach to an existing session Ctrl+b d Detach Ctrl+b PgUp/PgDown Scroll (quit with q) also can use mouse after first page up or down (see tips below to activate normal mouse scrolling) Ctrl+b [ Copy mode (quit with q) Ctrl+b " Split horizontally Ctrl+b % Split vertically Ctrl+b arrow key Switch pane Hold Ctrl+b + arrow keys Resize pane Ctrl+b + z Toggle zoom in pane Tips Copy/pasting sudo apt-get install xclip Install xclip so buffer copied inside tmux are also available to X Shift + mouse selection Select text to copy Ctrl + Shift + C Copy Ctrl + Shift + V Paste Use the mouse for scrolling set -g mouse on put this command in ~/. Read more