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If I do this

gnome-terminal --profile=NEW_PROFILE

it indeed changes to the new profile but opens a new window. But I want it to change the profile of the current tab and not pop up a new window.

If I go through GUI, as suggested in gnome documentation

  1. Click on the tab of the tabbed terminal for which you want to change the profile.

  2. Choose Terminal ▸ Change Profile ▸ profilename.

it works perfectly fine.

Just wondering how come there is no command line equivalent for this.

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Because say so. – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Mar 26 '12 at 7:16
@IgnacioVazquez-Abrams What? I dint get you. – Pavan Manjunath Mar 26 '12 at 7:18
There's no command line equivalent because they didn't put one in. – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Mar 26 '12 at 7:20
Are there any workarounds/alternatives? Like, are profiles stored somewhere as default.profile, NEW_PROFILE.profile so that we can change them?? – Pavan Manjunath Mar 26 '12 at 7:24

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