Tmux Yank to copy to X clipboard
Last edited: $Date: 2019/12/28 21:15:17 $
The Tmux Yank plugin have proven to be very useful. I am using
this plugin for a couple of months now and am quit happy with
After installing the Tmux Yank plugin, copying between the
text-mode applications and X applications becomes easy.
To copy from Tmux to X, just start a Tmux copy session (usually
with "prefix+["), mark your text in the usual way, and just
before you close with "Enter", hit "y" (think; yank). That is
all. Now in your X application, you can apply the usual
To copy from X to Tmux, just copy your text in the X-application
with "Ctrl-C". In Tmux, enter "prefix+Y". That is all.
Normally I am not a great fan of plugins, at one time or another
an upgrade will break the functionality. But in this case I make
an exception, because it is too useful not to use :)
Give it a try!
$Id: tmuxyank.txt,v 1.4 2019/12/28 21:15:17 matto Exp matto $