These commands can be invoked with zellij [SUBCOMMAND].

attach [session-name]

Zellij will attempt to attach to an already running session, with the name [session-name].

The attach subcommand also will accept the optional options subcommand.


short: ls

Will list all the names of currently running sessions.


Can be used to change the behaviour of zellij on startup. Will supercede options defined in the config file. To see a list of options look here.


Functionality to help with the setup of zellij.

--checkChecks the configuration
--cleanStart with default configuration
--dump-configDump the default configuration file to stdout
--dump-layout [LAYOUT]Dump a specified default layout file to stdout
--generate-completions [SHELL]Generate completions for the specified shell