Here is how to get colors working and allow native scrollback in terminal.app

file: .tmux.conf

Show sort hostname in tab title of tmux. Really helpful trick.

file: .bashrc

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  1. You should append to the `terminal-overrides` setting, instead of overwriting it:

    set -ga terminal-overrides 'xterm*:smcup@:[email protected]'

    See also http://daniel.hahler.de/properly-disable-terminal-capabilities-for-alternate-screen-in-tmux

    Apart from that, I find it better to not have tmux set/overwrite the $TERM, but to massage it in my shell’s config: https://github.com/blueyed/oh-my-zsh/blob/9378846e27c41843dcca644e79160be26a4e0236/zshrc#L266-L274

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