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How to reset Tmux Config?

How to reset Tmux Config?

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 reset tmux configuration completely.

Reset tmux config

In case you are looking to reset tmux configuration completely and want to restart with default settings, you can first delete or clear the file ~/.tmux.conf


Then you'll have to kill the tmux server. So that all the configuration changes are reset compltely.

tmux kill-server

You can also kill a tmux pane or window without exiting from tmux and exit from a session or a nested tmux sessions as well.

I hope this tutorial for reseting tmux completely was useful. You can also check out the complete tmux cheatsheet of keyboard shortcuts and mouse shortcuts.