tmux: how to become efficient with multiple terminal windows
You can use
tmux to control several terminals from a single screen.
Once installed, type
tmux to start the program. You can control
tmux by using a key combination of a prefix key (Ctrl + B), followed by a command key. These are the most common command keys and its function:
%: split the current pane vertically.
": split the current pane horizontally.
Arrow keys: change to the top, right, bottom or left pane.
x: kill the current pane.
- Ctrl +
Arrow keys: change the size of current pane.
c: create a new window.
n: change to the next window.
p: change to the previous window.
&: kill the current window.
[: Enter “copy mode” to copy text or view the history (using arrow keys). Select text with Ctrl + SPACE and arrow keys, copy with Ctrl + W. Exit this mode with Esc.
]: Paste text (copied with the above command).