My second user "robert" cannot attach to a tmux session, even when I used sudo. I type: sudo tmux attach -t ruby and I get the output of no current session. If I type tmux ls, I get no server running on /tmp/tmux-1001/default.


I think you need to use tmux -S /tmp/tmux-1000/default attach -t ruby. The -S option directs the command to use the server socket created by the UID 1000 (pi) rather than look for server sockets for UID 1001 (robert).

  • Yes, that worked perfectly. I still had to use sudo, but I was able to attach. Thank you, that was great. Jan 9 '19 at 0:42

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