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A terminal multiplexer (like tmux) in Python
pip install pymux
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pymux using pip:
pip install pymux
Start it by typing
A terminal multiplexer makes it possible to run multiple applications in the
same terminal. It does this by emulating a vt100 terminal for each application.
There are serveral programs doing this. The most famous are
Pymux is written entirely in Python. It doesn't need any C extension. It runs on all Python versions from 2.6 until 3.5. It should work on OS X and Linux.
To some extent, pymux is a clone of tmux. This means that all the default shortcuts are the same; the commands are the same or very similar, and even a simple configuration file could be the same. (There are some small incompatibilities.) However, we definitely don't intend to create a fully compatible clone. Right now, only a subset of the command options that tmux provides are supported.
Pymux implements a few improvements over tmux:
fish-style <http://fishshell.com/>_ suggestions.
--truecoloroption at startup or during attach in order to enable it.)
About the performance:
yes, pymux will process the output slightly slower, and in this case render the output only a few times per second to the terminal. Usually, this should not be an issue. If it is,
Pypy <http://pypy.org/>_ should provide a significant speedup.
The big advantage of using Python and
<https://github.com/jonathanslenders/python-prompt-toolkit>_ is that the
implementation of new features becomes very easy.
24 bit color support and the autocompletion menu:
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What happens if another client with a smaller screen size attaches:
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When a pane enters copy mode, search results are highlighted:
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For several reasons. Having a terminal multiplexer in Python makes it easy to experiment and implement new features. While C is a good language, it's not as easy to develop as Python.
pyvim <https://github.com/jonathanslenders/pyvim>_ (A
in Python.), it started as another experiment. A project to challenge the
design of prompt_toolkit. At this point, however, pymux should be stable and
usable for daily work.
The development resulted in many improvements in prompt_toolkit, especially performance improvements, but also some functionality improvements.
Further, the development is especially interesting, because it touches so many different areas that are unknown to most Python developers. It also proves that Python is a good tool to create terminal applications.
There is no official roadmap, the code is mostly written for the fun and of course, time is limited, but I use pymux professionally and I'm eager to implement new ideas.
pymux split-window. However, status codes and feedback aren't transferred yet.)
Create a file
~/.pymux.conf, and populate it with commands, like you can
enter at the command line. There is an
in the examples directory.
If for some reason pymux crashes, it will attempt to write a stack trace to a
file with a name like
/tmp/pymux.crash-*. It is possible that the user
interface freezes. Please create a GitHub issue with this stack trace.
Pyte <https://github.com/selectel/pyte>_, for providing a working vt100 parser. (This one is extended in order to support some xterm extensions.)
docopt <http://docopt.org/>_, for parsing the command line arguments.
prompt_toolkit <https://github.com/jonathanslenders/python-prompt-toolkit>_, for the UI toolkit.
wcwidth <https://github.com/jquast/wcwidth>_: for better unicode support (support of double width characters).
tmux <https://tmux.github.io/>_, for the inspiration.