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tmux vs Starship (Shell Prompt): What are the differences?

What is tmux? A terminal multiplexer. It enables a number of terminals to be created, accessed, and controlled from a single screen. tmux may be detached from a screen and continue running in the background, then later reattached.

What is Starship (Shell Prompt)? Extremely customizable prompt for any shell. Starship is the minimal, blazing fast, and extremely customizable prompt for any shell! The prompt shows information you need while you're working, while staying sleek and out of the way.

tmux and Starship (Shell Prompt) can be categorized as "Shell Utilities" tools.

tmux and Starship (Shell Prompt) are both open source tools. tmux with 15K GitHub stars and 1.01K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Starship (Shell Prompt) with 2.51K GitHub stars and 77 GitHub forks.

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Pros of Starship (Shell Prompt)
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    Cross-shell
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    Cross-platform
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    Multi-threaded
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    Configurable
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    Excellent documentation
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    Docs localized to Japanese
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    Quick setup
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    Reliable, easy and highly customizable

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What is Starship (Shell Prompt)?

Starship is the minimal, blazing fast, and extremely customizable prompt for any shell! The prompt shows information you need while you're working, while staying sleek and out of the way.

What is tmux?

It enables a number of terminals to be created, accessed, and controlled from a single screen. tmux may be detached from a screen and continue running in the background, then later reattached.

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