Useful Tmux Configuration Examples

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  • tpm

    Tmux Plugin Manager

    In the following section, I will briefly go over TPM. If you want to learn more, feel free to check the repository!

  • tmux

    🧛🏻‍♂️ Dark theme for tmux (by dracula)

    Let's go over how to install a package. I really like the dracula theme plugin. To install it, I have the following in my tmux config:

  • Scout APM

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  • vim-tmux-navigator

    Seamless navigation between tmux panes and vim splits

    To accomplish this, you need to install the vim-tmux-navigator plugin for vim and tmux. Technically this is just one plugin, but it needs to be installed in both vim and tmux.

  • Learn-Vim

    Learning Vim and Vimscript doesn't have to be hard. This is the guide that you're looking for 📖

    By the way, this article assumes that you have a sufficient understanding of vim plugins. This article is about tmux, not vim. If you want to learn more, check out my other guide, learn-vim. It's the best guide you'll ever read on vim (no bias there :D)

  • vim-plug

    :hibiscus: Minimalist Vim Plugin Manager

    Install the vim-tmux-navigator plugin in vim. I personally use the vim-plug plugin manager, so I only need to add the following:

  • Tmuxinator

    Manage complex tmux sessions easily

    I do this almost every single day. Let's automate it. One way to do it is to use tmux templating library like tmuxinator.

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