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How can I open a new terminal window from a terminal in linux?

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That's system specific. On KDE, just type konsole. On Gnome, it's gnome-terminal. What should work on nearly every x system is xterm. Or just call $TERM (environnement variable).

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I think what you want is:

CTRL + SHIFT + T    -> new tab

or

CTRL + SHIFT + N    -> new terminal
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If you just have command line access (via ssh, for example), you should research screen.

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Press ALT + F2, then type-in gnome-terminal or xterm and Enter.

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