• Windows in tmux are basically tabs.
  • Panes are the individual split terminals you see on one screen.

Tmux basics

Find what the prefix-key is set as:

tmux list-keys

# or, within a tmux session, you can do (prefix-key) + ?

Quit a terminal session within Tmux:


Create a new horizontal pane:

Ctrl+B, %

Create a vertical pane:

Ctrl+B, "

Scroll within a pane:

Ctrl+B, [, then Up or Down.