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Questions tagged [tmux]

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Directories cease to exist while using tmux

When I connect via ssh to a terminal at work I need to keep sessions alive to run various scripts. However, I often find that the scripts fail because some directory ceases to exist in the meantime. ...
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Tmux Status Bar default window names

On one of my clients' servers, I've been using the tmux status bar to monitor long-running processes, both through the automatic window-name changes and by setting window names through ANSI control ...
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Using screen/tmux to ssh into remote computers and issue a sudo elevated script for patching

Before I get a lot of suggestions, I know of patching tools like Satellite and/or config management tools and others. But I'm hoping this community will entertain me here and assist with pointing me ...
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How to kill a process running in detached tmux on a server?

I am logging in to a processing farm. There are multiple machines I can log in through(multiple physical machines acting as a single server unit I am logging to through ssh). If I start a tmux session,...
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How to fix a tmux session messed up by control characters

Every once in awhile, I'll accidentally blast some control codes into my terminal session (either errant coding or accidentally gpg --export). This sometimes causes my tmux session to loose it's ...
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commands not running from crontab [duplicate]

I have setup and cron to check if a port is busy or free and if its free then it sends and email and then start golang api service send mail is working properly but api server is not getting started ...
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function to stop a tmux session and then restarts it

I want to write a customize program in libtmux, that takes input of session name, stop that session and then restart it. def new_function(session): import libtmux server = libtmux.Server() ...
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How to start a detached tmux session via ssh?

I know I can start a detached tmux session like this: > tmux new -d -s mysession sleep 10000 > tmux ls mysession: 1 windows (created Mon Apr 16 22:56:14 2018) [177x62] Now I want to start it ...
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Byobu creating new session on every connection

Every time I connect to my Ubuntu 17.10 machine with byobu-enable turned on, I get a new "session" rather than it reusing my existing sessions. On connect: Byobu sessions... 1. tmux: foo: 3 ...
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Easing terminal sizing on OpenVMS

Being somewhat green with OpenVMS, but still trying to "get stuff done", I'd like to make things a little easier in respect of setting terminal height and width. Presently I can SSH to an OpenVMS-8.4-...
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keeping a detached ssh process running *after closing the ssh client*

I ssh in to my ubuntu machine usimg mobaxterm. This works very well. Sometimes I want to keep a process running but exit my ssh session (and exit mobaxterm). I have tried the following but ...
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Send command to new tmux pane?

If I want to send a command to a running pane in tmux I can do this: tmux send -t foo ls ENTER I figured I could do something like this to do the same but in a new pane: tmux send ls ENTER Is ...
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Parse through a list of Ansible variables and refer to itself while running task

Problem I have a simple Ansible playbook that creates a list of tmux sessions and then runs a script inside of each session. I am trying to give the tmux sessions names in my vars.yml file. My ...
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Why does tmux bind externally accessible ports?

I am performing a quick audit of services listening on external interfaces on a Ubuntu 14.04 machine, and tmux is binding TCP *:50994 and *:59147 as reported by netstat -l. I can connect to this port ...
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What is right way to tmux with fabric django?

1.I am doing this on local machine tmux new -s amazon then I ssh in to the server into tmux window shh user@amazon then I detach it ctrl b-d Into fabfile.py I am doing like this local("tmux a -...
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Send tmux command from remote inside ssh session to local instance

The goal is to send tmux command to the local running tmux from the remote server. not to run to different instances of tmux. Inside tmux we ssh to a server that doesn't run tmux local>tmux send-...
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send tmux command from inside ssh session

Inside tmux we ssh to a server that doesn't run tmux local>tmux send-key C-p # works local>ssh user@remote user@remote> tmux send-key C-p tmux: command not found It looks like this more of ...
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Linux “tmux” Permission denined

I'm trying to run some automated scripts from root that will start running other scripts as another user in a "tmux" session. Example: File 1 - "start_test_script.sh" - in "root" home directory: #!/...
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Correct tmux disconnect

I have got ubuntu server 12.04 for android application. Application server(python, postgresql) started via tmux. After closing tmux terminal(or "tmux detach") on my computer, application server is ...
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Tmux new-session returns: “can't create socket”

I have killed a byobu session accidentally (kill -9 byobuSessionId), and now when I try to start another byobu command fails with "can't create socket". Also tmux new-session returns: "can't create ...
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How to start a tmux within bash right after reboot

I have created a script to run upon reboot of an Ubuntu instance. crontab -e Then added this to the script: @reboot /home/ubuntu/startup.sh This is how the script looks like: #!/bin/bash tmux new-...
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What is causing the famous “broken pipe” when I use tmux inside an SSH session?

Scenario1: I SSH from my employer (OSX Yosemite SSH client) to my home server (Debian stable) and (re)connect to a tmux session. If I leave the terminal inactive for a while (~20minutes), it seems ...
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Bashrc function called ssh doesn't work

I created a function in my bashrc file so that when i ssh into something it automatically opens a tmux session. function ssht () { /usr/bin/ssh $@ -t 'tmux a || tmux || /bin/bash' } This ...
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Caveats of installing development tools on production server

I want to install some software on production CentOS box which are not available from repository (like tmux etc). I can download the source and compile it locally, but for doing that I'll need ...
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Automate Byobu window creation [closed]

I use Byobu on a Vagrant dev machine to run multiple things in one screen and to be able to suspend/restore the machine and continue where I left off the other day. There are times when I have to ...
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My long-running script in tmux goes to sleep when I disconnect from the server - why?

I’m executing a long-running xml-generating script on a CentOS 6.3 server and using tmux (version 1.6) to keep the script running when I disconnect from the server. My problem is that when I ...
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Use tmux for managing multiple downloaders as a supervisorctl service?

I have many data-servers I need to download data from via http as soon as it is available. For each server I start a bash "while true"-loop and within that a wget to poll the server for new data. To ...
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Linux: Connect to another a terminal session

I can use screen or tmux to connect to other terminal sessions, or to share them. But this work only when we first know we will use them. As root can access everything, is there a way to do the same ...
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tmux attach to existing sessions or create new ones

I am looking for a ssh / tmux solution that would act like this: if there is no session, create one if there is a session and nobody is connected to it, create another one Mainly I want to be able ...
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Tmux and encryptfs causing “(unreachable)” directories upon reconnect

I'm running an Ubuntu 13.04 server with an encrypted home directory (encryptfs). I keep a tmux session open which holds my development environment (vim, etc). When I disconnect, I'll detach the tmux ...
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GNU screen, tmux, dvtm - none are working as ordinary user on OVH VPS [closed]

I bought cheapest vps for teamspeak hosting and I have strange issues with demonizing it's process. None of screen tmux and dvtm work for ordinary user, but they work witout a charm for root. As far ...
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Logout root after tmux detach

I'm running tmux on my servers and when configuring things I like to just su into root and take care of things. Is there a possibilty to log out root automatically after I detach the tmux session?
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Does long running tmux session affect the server and does server need shutdown?

I have 2 questions that are related. 1st) I have a server running centos and is never shutdown. Does server need shutdown , if so how often and what problems can it cause if run without shutdown. ...
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Forcecommand is giving strange results with Tmux [closed]

I'm trying to set up pairing with tmux (wemux specifically). I have a pair user set up on my system and can ssh into pair and attach to a tmux session manually. However when I set up Forcecommand in ...
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Problems with C^b C^[arrow key] in tmux through a ssh session from a mintty terminal

I have a server that I ssh to from Windows 7 using Cygwin+mintty. On the server I attach to a tmux session. So far so good, but when I try to change the tmux layout using C^b [arrow] and C^b M^[arrow] ...
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tmux won't run as non root user?

If I run tmux as root, it runs normally and fully functional. I created a couple users, and it will not run as any of the users. create session failed: : No such file or directory I checked the ...
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Issue with Prompts when SSH from Tmux to Remote Host

I have a Tmux session running locally, in one of the panes I ssh to another host, however once the remote machine is logged in, the cursor is overwriting the command prompt. I think this is happening ...
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Tmux send-keys stripping space

I'm trying to run a series of commands in tmux from a remote file like so: tmux $(wget -qO- http://example.com/tmux) The file contains commands like split-window and send-keys The problem is, send-...
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freeze and thaw tmux and/or terminal sessions?

I would like to be able to freeze and thaw tmux sessions. That is, to take a complex set of session state, persist it, and bring it back from some persistent store later. Essentially, git stash for ...
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How do you get TERM=screen-256color on CentOS 5.7?

CentOS 6.0 comes with the ability to set its TERM to screen-256color. It doesn't work in CentOS 5.7, though. How can you get CentOS 5.7 to support screen-256color?
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FreeBSD out of box Screen/TMUX functionality?

Does FreeBSD include capabilities out of box that are similar to Screen or TMUX? If so, what is the utility called? Update: I'd rather not use Screen due to it licensing. TMUX is BSD-3 clause, which ...
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Run command in detached tmux session

This is probably simple, but I really can't find out how you do it. I have read the man pages and googled without results. Problem: How do I run a command in a detached tmux window? Example: I want ...
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Help with tmux1.5 on Centos

I installed tmux 1.5 on Centos. The installation went ok after installed libevent and other libraries, but when I run tmux I keep getting the following error. tmux fatal: server_start: daemon failed:...
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tmux bash konsole change title

How can I configurate bash or tmux for make konsole change window title? If I run tmux from xterm, it changes title But from konsole not change I also have some tricks in bashrc # window title if [ ...
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GNU Screen and Tmux: tips and tricks

So I am a big fan of the multiplexers like GNU Screen and Tmux, but even using Screen for years now I still recognize that there are many things there I don't know (and I only use Tmux for a couple of ...
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Is gnu screen or tmux more stable for keeping running on the server?

I want to keep a screen or tmux session running forever on a Ubuntu server, possibly for running a Clojure web server application so I can tap into the process via REPL at any time. Gnu screen or tmux ...
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Tmux installation problems

hI, I am trying to install the terminal multiplexer tmux on my Debian Lenny server so that I can have multiple terminals through ssh. However I have had a lot of difficulty installing it from the ...
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Determine if tmux has a detached session

I'd love to be able to write a script that checked for the presence of a tmux session and attach it, or if no session exists, start a new one. So that I could create a custom command in my .zshrc ...
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Does tmux have all the features that screen has? And those screen is missing?

I'm considering switching from screen to tmux, but I've invested lots of time developing an extensive .screenrc, and I don't want to find after many hours of porting it to tmux that tmux can't do ...