Saving Time With Tmux

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How I use tmux in my workflow to make my life better.
What is a terminal multiplexer, and why do I care? When you split up a terminal screen into sub-terminals, that’s called terminal multiplexing. This is nothing new, GNU Screen has been around since 1987. Tmux is just screen’s younger, nubile cousin. I’m about to explain how this simple technology can: Keep you organized. Lower the bar to get to work. Save you time. Enable teamwork. Here’s a quick demonstration: