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Create a Tmux Session
Tmux is one of the most useful tool when it comes to using a linux terminal.
Tmux is a terminal multiplexer, it allows a user to access multiple terminals (or windows), each running a separate program, while providing a single screen to work on. Tmux is useful for running more than one command-line program at the same time, increasing productivity and the way you work.
Let's look at how to create a new tmux session.
Create a new tmux session
Creating a new tmux session is easy, you just have to run the following command-
or using the
tmux new command
$ tmux new
or using the
tmux new-session command
$ tmux new-session
If you are inside a tmux session already, then you can also create a new session using-
Prefix : new
Let's say your prefix is
Ctrl-B, then you can do-
Ctrl-B : new
Create a tmux session with a name
Let's give your tmux session a unique name, so that you will be able to identify it.
tmux new -s session_name
tmux new -s myaws
You can also create a tmux session within a tmux session, which will help you create a new session without quitting the existing session.
I hope this tutorial for creating a new tmux session was useful. You can also check out the complete tmux cheatsheet of keyboard shortcuts and mouse shortcuts.