CHAPTER 4

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Copy and Paste

One of the most arduous tasks within tmux is the need to be able to copy and paste content from a buffer. The problem isn’t so much copying content from our buffer (although that isn’t the simplest of tasks, as we’ll see in the first few sections of this chapter), but more so that there is no native capability to paste content that has been copied from a tmux buffer into other external programs.

In this chapter, we’ll look at how copy and paste works in general (for all platforms) and then review some workarounds for the issue of copying content from tmux into another program for both Mac and Linux.

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