How to split the terminal in Linux?

How to split the terminal in Linux?

To split terminal into multiple terminals we need tmux a terminal multiplexer tool. We know what we want so, without wasting time lets start.

Install tmux

Open terminal (ctrl+alt+T) and copy and paste the below command into the opened terminal.

sudo apt-get install tmux

for mac user enter the command:

brew install tmux

Let’s use tmux

Enter tmux into the opened terminal. Now the terminal view changed from the normal. Now let’s split this terminal into two or more terminal panels.

Split Terminal into two panes:

Press both buttons
ctrl + b
now release
and then 
Enter % sign into terminal

holla, your terminal divided into two. but you cannot able to use the first one-panel terminal. To use the other opened panel terminal(navigation terminal). follow the steps:

How to split terminal.
Splited Terminal
Press both button again
ctrl + b
now release
and then 
Enter <arrow keys> to navigate

arrow keys are <- -> on your keyboard, besides you Numpad.

Close Opened Split Terminal

to close the opened split terminal.

ctrl + d or enter exit command into the terminal.

Enjoy your ride! 🙂

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