Re: [dev] Why do you use tmux/screen?

From: Maxime Coste <>
Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2014 08:45:31 +0100


On Tue, Jul 01, 2014 at 03:48:48AM +0300, Dimitris Zervas wrote:
> After a year or so in the list, I think each and every one is using tmux or screen (I think more tmux, but do not start a war please, that's not the subject).
> Why is that? For the tabs?
> Why not use tabbed? or DWM's mono-view (how is it called when you see only 1 window?)?
> Apart from that, if it is really useful, how does it work? I searched a bit the web and I only found some keybindings, but not how the thing works.

I use tmux in two cases:

1. At work, because I have to work on Windows, and it does not provide any
reasonable window management, so I spend most of my time in tmux in cygwin.

2. When ssh-ing in my home box, to get multiple panes and a session that
does not depend on the ssh connection lifetime.


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