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Errata for tmux

 

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  • Reported in: P3.0 (21-Feb-16)
  • Fixed: 26-Sep-16, awaiting book release
#79968
PDF page: 1
Tmux can be installed now on windows OS (thought CygWin) First install the CygWin software and then install the TMUX package from CygWin GUI--Juan ...more...
Brian P. Hogan says: Thanks. I've not had much luck. But now that Windows 10 supports tmux in its new Linux Subsystem....
  • Reported in: P2.0 (01-May-13)
  • Fixed: 26-Sep-16, awaiting book release
#51430
PDF page: 8
While explaining PREFIX-f, you could add that it not only finds windows with a certain name, but also finds/lists all windows that contain the given w...more...
  • Reported in: P2.0 (02-Jul-14)
  • Fixed: 26-Sep-16, awaiting book release
#76949
Paper page: 20
Lst paragraph. Text says that the panes in the following example drawing of a window with two panes are stacked horizontally. It should say "vertical...more...
  • Reported in: P3.0 (08-Mar-16)
  • Fixed: 26-Sep-16, awaiting book release
#80060
PDF page: 21-22
The section "Handling the Mouse" needs to be updated. In Tmux 2.1 the mouse options where changed, and it's now only exist one option[1]. [1] raw....more...
  • Reported in: P2.0 (12-Mar-14)
  • Fixed: 26-Sep-16, awaiting book release
#76530
PDF page: 26
Last Code Snippet cannot be copy/pasted. Paste result is: set set set set -g -g -g -g pane-border-fg green pane-border-bg black pane-acti...more...
Brian P. Hogan says: This is a limitation of the PDF format and your PDF reader. Unfortunately there's not much we can do about that. But you can just get the code from the book's download and copy from there, or click on the filename above the code listing to view it on our web site.
  • Reported in: P3.0 (25-Aug-16)
  • Fixed: 26-Sep-16, awaiting book release
#80655
PDF page: 38
Paper page: 48
In scripting/app.conf, the line "send-keys -t development:1.1 'cd ~/devproject' C-m " sends the cd command to the first pane of the first window...more...
  • Reported in: P3.0 (09-Dec-14)
  • Fixed: 26-Sep-16, awaiting book release
#77901
PDF page: 41
tmuxinator can be used on computers without Ruby installed. In the last sentence on that page, it reads “it does require a Ruby interpreter on your ma...more...
  • Reported in: P3.0 (21-Oct-14)
  • Fixed: 26-Sep-16, awaiting book release
#77673
Paper page: 60
When I try to use the maximizing and restoring panes shortcuts, the screen just flips completely and I can't see what I'm typing anymore. This is like...more...
Brian P. Hogan says: On tmux 1.9, just use Prefix z. The up and down bindings are for an older version.
  • Reported in: P3.0 (28-Apr-14)
  • Fixed: 26-Sep-16, awaiting book release
#76737
PDF page: 62
In the paragraph discussing the synchronize-panes command, the sentence "... you can turn it off with set-window-option synchronize-panes on." should ...more...
  • Reported in: P2.0 (29-Jul-13)
  • Fixed: 26-Sep-16, awaiting book release
#52264
PDF page: 63
The book states the default configuration of switch-client bindings are: bind -r ( switch-client -p bind -r ) switch-client -n However, the -r ...more...
  • Reported in: P2.0 (29-Jul-13)
  • Fixed: 26-Sep-16, awaiting book release
#52265
PDF page: 65
Typing exit in any Terminal window will close all the Terminal windows attached! I believe this should read: Typing exit in any Terminal window wi...more...
  • Reported in: P2.0 (09-Feb-16)
  • Fixed: 26-Sep-16, awaiting book release
#79820
Paper page: 581

This is the correct url .../script.php?script_id=1349 instead of .../download_script.php?src_id=4568--Bernhard

  • Reported in: P3.0 (01-May-16)
  • Fixed: 26-Sep-16, awaiting book release
#80282
PDF page: 867
Amazon "location" 867 (may be relative to my reader) - there are no PDF page numbers on Kindle version - sorry; Chapter 3, Section 2. In the file scri...more...
Brian P. Hogan says: No, the intention is to move tmux into that folder first.