CHAPTER 5

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Pane/Window Management

Being able to efficiently manage your tmux windows and panes is a skill that usually is acquired over a long period of time, as you find yourself becoming more comfortable with this powerful screen-management tool.

In this chapter, I’m going to review some key binding shortcuts and offer up some tips that will, I hope, help you become much more proficient in your daily workflow. We’ll begin by looking at how we can better manage tmux panes and then look at some of the tmux window features available.

Pane Management

You’ll find that a common process in tmux is creating lots of windows (as well as creating multiple ...

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