Ubuntu: Where is the default tmux config file?


This is a tricky one to find, mainly because by default it doesn’t exist. You create your custom configuration file in your home directory in a hidden file like so:




…and add your desired configuration changes to that file. So, if you were the user bob, your config file would be located at:




Since it is a hidden file (prefixed with a period) you won’t see it on ls – you need to use:


ls -al


(or ls -a if you don’t like lists) to see it in the directory.



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