Awesome Tmux Resources



Awesome Tmux

A list of awesome resources for tmux. List of helpful tmux links for various tutorials, plugins, and configuration settings.


Cheat Sheets


Tools and session management

  • automux Wrappers to tmux commands, usefull for tmux based automation
  • dmux Configurable tmux workspace manager written in Rust
  • libtmux Python API for tmux
  • powerline Statusline plugin for vim, and provides statuslines and prompts for several other applications including tmux
  • smug A session manager for tmux written in Go
  • tat Tab completion for tmux sessions
  • teamocil A simple tool used to automatically create windows and panes in tmux with YAML files
  • tmex A minimalist tmux layout manager
  • tmux-cssh Tmux with a “ClusterSSH”-like behavior
  • tmux-suspend Suspend local session for painlessly working with nested remote session.
  • tmux-up Bootstrap new tmux sessions without complex tools, DSLs, or dependencies
  • tmuxake A side-pane manager for tmux
  • tmuxifier Tmuxify your Tmux. Powerful session, window & pane management for Tmux.
  • tmuxinator Manage complex tmux sessions easily
  • tmuxomatic Intelligent tmux session management
  • tmuxp tmux session manager and python library
  • tmuxpair Command line script for setting up a temporary tmux session for pair programming
  • vim-tmux-navigator Vim and tmux integration


Status Bar


  • tmux2html  Render full tmux windows or individual panes as HTML
  • tmux-better-mouse-mode A tmux plugin to better manage and configure the mouse.
  • extrakto tmux clipboard copy and output completions
  • muxile – View and control your tmux session from your mobile.
  • tmux-autoreload – Watches your tmux configuration file and automatically reloads it on change.
  • tmux-bitwarden Access your Bitwarden login items in a tmux pane.
  • tmux-copytk – Multi utility rapid copy toolkit.
  • tmux-easy-motion vim-easymotion like navigation for tmux.
  • tmux-fingers copy pasting in terminal with vimium/vimperator like hints.
  • tmux-fuzzback Search your scrollback buffer using fzf.
  • tmux-fzf-url For opening urls from browser quickly without mouse.
  • tmux-notify A plugin to notify you when processes complete.
  • tmux-thumbs A lightning fast version of tmux-fingers written in Rust, copy/pasting tmux like vimium/vimperator
  • tmux-1password Access your 1Password login items in a tmux pane.
  • tmux-jump Vimium/Easymotion like navigation for tmux.
  • tmux-simple-git-status Show branch and number of changes in current git repository
  • tmux-spotify Show a nice menu to manage Spotify application
  • tmux-super-fingers like fingers, but also opens files in vim.
  • tmux-tilish Turn tmux into a dynamic window manager with intuitive keybindings (inspired by i3wm/sway)
  • tmux-wormhole Use tmux to download files with magic wormhole
  • tmux-plugins Official tmux plugins
    • tmux-continuum Continuous saving of tmux environment. Automatic restore when tmux is started. Automatic tmux start when computer is turned on.
    • tmux-copycat A plugin that enhances tmux search
    • tmux-fpp Quickly open any path on your terminal window in your $EDITOR of choice!
    • tmux-logging Easy logging and screen capturing for Tmux.
    • tmux-open Tmux key bindings for quick opening of a highlighted file or url
    • tmux-pain-control standard pane key-bindings for tmux
    • tmux-resurrect Persists tmux environment across system restarts.
    • tmux-sessionist Lightweight tmux utils for manipulating sessions
    • tmux-sidebar A sidebar with the directory tree for the current path. Tries to make tmux more IDE like.
    • tmux-tpm Tmux Plugin Manager
    • tmux-urlview Quickly open any url on your terminal window! (No commits since 2016, see tmux-urlscan or tmux-fzf-url for a maintained alternative.)
    • tmux-yank Tmux plugin for copying to system clipboard. Works on OSX, Linux and Cygwin.

Development and testing

  • tmux-example-plugin Example Tmux plugin that actually demonstrates how to build plugins for Tmux
  • tmux-test A small framework for isolated testing of tmux plugins.