GNOME Terminal is a terminal emulator for the GNOME desktop environment. Among its key features are support for multiple profiles, colored text, tabs, mouse support, URL detection a number of UI customizations and compatibility options.

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Using <ctrl+arrow> with wsh within (byobu-)tmux within gnome-terminal

I already added the following lines in my profile.tmux configuration file: TERM=xterm-256color set -g terminal-overrides "xterm*:kLFT5=\eOD:kRIT5=\eOC:kUP5=\eOA:kDN5=\eOB:smkx@:rmkx@" unbind C-Left ...
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Path slashes disappear on coloured bash prompt

So in my .bashrc, I set my prompt to be colourful by setting PS1 to \[\e]0;\u@\h: \w\a\]${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)}\[\033[01;32m\]\u@\h\[\033[00m\]:\[\033[01;34m\]\w\[\033[00m\]$ For some ...
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Tmux mouse mode does not works with large gnome-terminal

I'm running tmux on gnome-terminal with mouse support activated. When the width of the terminal is not too big then it works flawlessly, however, when I use it in full screen mode the mouse clicks are ...
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Why gnome-terminal does not show prompt in vnc running on a guest in kvm?

I use KVM to host vm (ubuntu). Then I started vnc4server on the vm. The content of ~/.vnc/xstartup is shown below. gnome-terminal in vnc does not show the prompt and doesn't accept any keyboard ...
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Starting gedit from terminal produce error messages

When I start gedit from a terminal I get this output on the terminal: tomas@debian:~$ gedit (gedit:12617): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_list_store_set_column_types: assertion `priv->columns_dirty == ...
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SSH Gnome Terminal Background/Foreground Colors

How can I automatically change the background/foreground color of my terminal based on the host that I SSH into? My current setup is an Ubuntu desktop running Gnome-Terminal that SSHs into a set of ...
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crontab does not lauch [duplicate]

I am trying to launch a cron job every hour (an interactive system upgrade). The code that does the actual update ( a no-password sudo yum update) is in my .zshrc (I use zsh as my shell). To launch ...
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Can dumping binary data in terminal be considered dangerous?

I am thinking of a scenario where unknown stream of data is printed to a terminal, isn't it so that some sequences of characters may be interpreted as commands and corrupt the system state? Or the ...
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Set default location for Terminal window opened with Ctrl+Alt+T

I want to change the command line of gnome-terminal to include geometry of both size and location. I already know how to set size using the configuration editor, but not location. There must be some ...
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vim colo directive ignored in console

I have the following in my .vimrc: if has("gui_running") colo desert " ... else colo distinguished " ... endif gvim works fine. When I open vim in gnome-terminal in tmux, the colo ...
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How to extend selection in gnome-terminal? Depends on version?

I just moved this question I made some time ago, from StackOverflow to here: In a terminal I can select a single line, double clicking with the Left Mouse Button. With xterm, I can extend that ...
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Emacs -nw color-theme and terminal transparency

I'm using M-x load-theme to load color-theme-solorized from the marmalade repository and it works and gets the color correct. The problem I'm having is that if I run emacs -nw in gnome-terminal that ...
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Use a non-monospaced font with Gnome Terminal

I have a font I'd like to use in the Gnome Terminal that the OS doesn't recognize as monospaced (I assure you it is). Is there any way to set Gnome Terminal's font to something that isn't monospaced? ...
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Launch gnome-terminal with tabs and run commands

I want to automate my morning routine at work a little bit. I need to run gnome-terminal with few tabs and set directory for each. When I run this command: gnome-terminal --maximize --tab ...
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Is it possible to get a “reverse video” effect for selected text when using iTerm2 (like gnome-terminal)?

I've been developing in linux at my day job for the past year or so and while I'm quite happy to be back in OS X I'm missing some features from Ubuntu/Gnome. Is it possible to get the reverse video ...
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gnome-terminal - color palette

I'm trying to assign color palette on my gnome-terminal but it doesn't change at all... any clue? Screenshot > http://i.imgur.com/MXXhoOo.jpg Aditional info: Fedora 18 64bits (shiny new) GNOME ...
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bind ctrl+insert in zsh?

What key combo do I use to bind ctrl+insert in my zshrc? I tried entering quoted-insert mode (ctrl+V) but pressing ctrl+insert does not output anything.
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How can I open an application using the command line and then close the terminal without closing the opened application?

If I open an application from the command line, say Firefox, the application runs as long as the terminal stays open. Closing the terminal's tab will close the application. Is there a way to open an ...
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How to change gnome-terminals startup directory?

It seems like gnome-terminal has changed its startup behavior and now new shells opened via CTRL-SHIFT-N have ~ set as their working directory. Before this change the new shell was opened in the ...
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Going back to a stopped job [duplicate]

wim@wim-zenbook:~$ ipython Python 2.7.4 (default, Apr 19 2013, 18:28:01) Type "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information. IPython 0.13.2 -- An enhanced Interactive Python. ? ...
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Latin characters in a gnome terminal

In vi I type latin-1 characters like ö by doing ctlr-k o: Can one do something like this in a gnome terminal?
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Why does my Terminal window close automatically

My system is CentOS 6. X window is gnome 2.28.2 , Why do i chick the terminal of Desktop that has been closed automatically. there before, i have set the options profile preferences ...
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ssh terminal session getting times out, broken pipe appears

SSH connection to AMI Instance gets terminate often. i do open by vi /etc/ssh/sshd_config but it seems to empty. what configuration needs to be modified so that we could eliminate the remote shell ...
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gnome-terminal set urgent on bell with i3?

Is it possible to set gnome-terminal so that the window is set to urgent on bell? I'm using i3 and often I'm in another workspace or away from the computer and it'd be nice seeing a highlighted ...
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Delay when switching modes

When using vim in gnome-terminal there is a 1s delay after pressing <Esc> to go back to normal mode. I tried Google and found ttimeoutlen. I tried setting it to 100 with no effect (delay is ...
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Cannot get Vim to remap CTRL+S to `:w`

I've been trying to get Vim to remap CTRL+S (or ^S) to :w by editing my .vimrc file, however it doesn't work. This is my current ~/.vimrc configuration: nmap <c-s> :w<CR> imap ...
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How I get rvm to work properly with gnome-terminal?

How do you get rvm to play properly with gnome-terminal? wim@wim-desktop:~$ rvm list rvm rubies =* ruby-1.9.3-p392 [ x86_64 ] ruby-2.0.0-p0 [ x86_64 ] # => - current # =* - current ...
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gnome-terminal using profiles

I would like to set up several different launchers on my linux workstation, all of them would launch gnome-terminal, but each would use a different profile. I have tried using the command line ...
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Disable Shift+Home, Shift+End keybindings in Gnome Terminal / Ubuntu 12.04

How to disable Shift+Home, Shift+End keybindings in Gnome Terminal / Ubuntu 12.04? (they scroll to top/bottom). I already tried: Disable shotcuts in Gnome Terminal Keyboard Shortcuts (no such ...
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How to let gnome-terminal to use specific font to display punctuations in their full width forms? (·‘’“”)

I'd like to use SimSun(宋体) font to display interpunct/middle dot ·, single quotes (curly) ‘’, double quotes (curly) “” characters in their full width forms, because it's easy to distinguish them from ...
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Reset and clear Gnome Terminal not working

I'm using GNOME Terminal 2.31.3. I was at work, ssh'ed into a machine at work. I came home and obviously broke the connection, so I want to reset that terminal tab. There is a menu option Terminal ...
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How can I change my gnome-terminal title?

Previously I changed my gnome-terminal title to display which server I was logged into. I don't remember how I did this and I can't change it now. I ran through my .bashrc and found nothing that ...
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Gnome terminal new tab behavior

I have an alias for cd command that does some additional logic before running actual cd (if you want the details, it activates virtualenv if it finds it in the directory). But when I open a new tab, ...
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Using different .cshrc.user files

I have two .cshrc.user files for two different projects. For example, they set the same environment variables but with different values. When I'm currently switching between projects, I run a python ...
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howto copy all text in a gnome-terminal in RHEL linux 5.3

I work on the gnome-terminal in RHEL 5.3. Since the terminal does not have features like searching for text, etc, I usually want to copy the entire text in the terminal and paste into an editor. In ...
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How to remove unwanted characters when running command in terminal

I'm using zsh with oh-my-zsh as default shell. When I run a command in guake / gnome-terminal / konsole, a string with format (special-char|command-name|%) appears as the first line of output in ...
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Terminal Freezing In Mint 14. How do I troubleshoot it?

When I am typing the cursor will freeze and everything I type will not appear. I wait a few seconds and eventually the text shows up. To be clear this is happening during typing and not after I ...
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gnome-terminal profile options

Does anybody know, what options are possible in a configuration file for gnome-terminal app? I use the 2.31.3 version of gnome-terminal which is a part of RHEL 6 distribution. I have tried to start ...
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Open a new terminal window on another user session

On a Ubuntu desktop, how could i (logged as root) call gnome-terminal to open a terminal window inside other user session and execute some commands/scripts. The aim is to be able to open heavy load ...
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Using Linux as a Virtualbox guest on a Macbook Pro. Trying to paste into Vim, which is open in gnome-terminal

I am using XCFE Arch Linux as a Virtualbox guest on a Macbook Pro. Trying to paste into Vim, which is open in gnome-terminal. How can I do that? The usual suspects ("+P, Middle mouse click, etc) are ...
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Finding text in Ubuntu (gnome) terminal output [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Search Terminal Output Imagine this scenario: You run a command at gnome terminal. This command has made a bunch of outputs to the terminal. After some time, you ...
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How to change the working directory in Terminal while using Linux

I am currently using an Ubuntu 12.10 installation, all-updated. Now, I wanted to download some heavy source code using Mercurial ( Firefox's ) considering on another partition on the same drive where ...
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Disable Using Bright Colors for Bold Font in gnome-terminal

gnome-terminal uses bright colors for bold fonts. Is it possible to configure it to use the same color for bold fonts as for normal fonts. Also, I do need bright colors somewhere else, so changing the ...
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gnome-terminal flag sh

I'm extremely new to linux, so i kinda need some tutoring... been teaching myself some scripting. Most of the stuff I just copy of sites. what baffles me is the little flags that appear in this line: ...
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overlining support in terminal

when I enter printf "\e[4m%s\e[0m\n" TESTING into iterm or osx terminal, testing returns underlined. Are there any terminals (mac or linux) that would support printf "\e[53m%s\e[0m\n" TESTING?
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How to maximize GNOME Terminal on Linux

Environment: Red Hat Enterprise Linux, C language , Eclipse IDE for C/C++ Developers Question: I'm programming a typing tutor which run on GNOME terminal, i want to maximize terminal when run ...
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Pressing the Q key in any application in gnome-terminal quits terminal?

I recently set up Linux (Debian 6), and am running Openbox as my WM. My problem is that, whenever I press the Q key in the terminal, whether in a script, program, app or just typing a command, it ...
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Is it possible to configure a blank line at the bottom of a gnome terminal?

When the terminal text reaches the bottom of the window, it's hard to see underscores and font descenders since they're so close to the window border. Can I configure a blank line (or 2)?
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How to extend selection in gnome-terminal?

In a terminal I can select a single line, double clicking with the Left Mouse Button. With xterm, I can extend that selection clicking with the Right Mouse Button in the place I want to extend it. ...
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How can I see the console output on linux like in windows?

Well, let's say we have a application that runs in a console and is for both windows and linux. On windows when you double click the application a command window opens and the application runs, you ...