Must plugins for tmux in your config

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  • tmux-sensible

    basic tmux settings everyone can agree on

  • tmux-pain-control

    standard pane key-bindings for tmux

  • Zigi

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  • vim-tmux-navigator

    Seamless navigation between tmux panes and vim splits

  • better-vim-tmux-resizer

    Resize tmux panes and Vim windows with ease

  • tmux-copycat

    A plugin that enhances tmux search

  • tmux-yank

    Tmux plugin for copying to system clipboard. Works on OSX, Linux and Cygwin.

  • nord-tmux

    An arctic, north-bluish clean and elegant tmux color theme.

  • SonarLint

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  • tmux-prefix-highlight

    Plugin that highlights when you press tmux prefix key

  • tmux-pop

    Tmux plugin that flashes the active pane on change

  • awesome-tmux

    A list of awesome resources for tmux

    Habe you checked out the awesome list? It took me few minutes to go over all of them and decide what is relevant for me.

  • tmux-continuum

    Continuous saving of tmux environment. Automatic restore when tmux is started. Automatic tmux start when computer is turned on.

    tmux-resurrect is my most important one, and thanks for mentioning tmux-continuum, which is new to me.

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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