iTerm is a full featured terminal emulation program written for OS X using Cocoa.

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iTerm (mac command-line) asks annoying questions before quit

Running OS X 10.6 snow leopard. I like to open iTerm for a quick editing of files. And then quit it so I do not have to see it in the dock. This is what has happened: I upgraded iTerm to the most ...
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Enable mouse for scrolling only in Vim in iTerm (MacOSX)

I'd like to use the mouse in Vim only for scrolling (not to enable other Vim modes or otherwise interact with Vim). Using :set mouse=a seems to be an all or nothing operation, can this be altered? ...
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iTerm2 jumping to a folder bookmark

I need a simple bookmark just to cd to a folder. I add a bookmark, select login shell and my desired directory. When I use that bookmark my status gets changed from host:folder user$ to bash-3.2$ ...
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Set default colour for all iTerm2 windows

How can I set the default terminal colour for all new iTerm2 windows?
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iTerm Prev/Next Tab key command to match Safari (Cmd+Shift+[ or ])

Using hex code 0x5b and 0x5d I can get Cmd+[ and Cmd+] to map to prev/next tab but when I click the checkbox to add Shift into the mix, the shortcut does nothing. Any workarounds or secret tips to get ...
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Mac Terminal/iTerm history cursor problems

So often, I run a command in either Terminal.app or iTerm, press the up arrow to go back to edit it, and the cursor jumps to the line above or somewhere totally in the wrong place. It especially ...
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How should t_Co be being set?

I am on OS X 10.6.2 and am using iTerm as my terminal. When I run Vim, t_Co gets set to 8. I want it to be 16 or 256 if I can display that many colors. If I manually set t_Co to be 16 (i.e. :se ...
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How to use iTerm with QuickSilver

I see a page dedicated to an iTerm plugin after googling "quicksilver iterm", but I can find no place to download it, and it doesn't appear to have built-in support. There's a section in preferences ...
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On OS X, using Terminal, is there a way to get rid of the scroll bar?

I've been going back and forth a bit between iTerm and Terminal lately. They both have their pros and cons, but at this point I've more or less settled on Terminal. (The reason, if you're curious, ...
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Can I make Terminal.app open different profiles with shortcut like iTerm?

I've been using iTerm for a while, but I switched back to Terminal.app in Snow Leopard due to the Visor plugin. Most of thing works pretty well after I switched to Terminal.app, except in iTerm, I ...
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setting visual bell to flash in iTerm

I am using iTerm on OSX (leopard) to ssh to a linux machine. I run screen on the dev machine to save my work between sessions. I am not a big fan of audio bell and I don't like screen's default 'Wuff ...
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Setting “visual bell” in iterm on OSX

Does anyone know how to set the audible bell to a visual bell in iterm? I've looked around a bit with no luck. I'm on OSX 10.6.3 and iterm Build 0.10.
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Mac OS X Terminal not logging in

I am running Mac OS X version 10.6.3 and when I open the terminal (with terminal.app or iterm) it just hangs on the login process. I've tried restarting, changing the startup command to /bin/bash, and ...
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iTerm: Can I Get Transparency in Full Screen Mode

Can I get transparency in full screen mode in iTerm?
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How to prevent screen from resizing my Terminal in Mac OS X?

I am using iTerm in Mac OS X. When I run screen, the terminal is resized and I get the message Aborted because of window size change. However, screen is still running. How do I get it to stop ...
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Select text in iTerm using keyboard

Is there a way to select text in iTerm OSX using keyboard?
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MacOS X: How to have a handy “Open this folder in iTerm” shortcut?

I think the title states exactly what I want to do. I want a shortcut or even a button within Finder which fires up a new iTerm Tab and changes the location to the location i've open in Finder. Some ...
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iTerm won't run on my OS X system. Troubleshooting ideas?

I just installed iTerm 0.10 on my OS X Snow Leopard system. When I try to launch it, the menu bar says "iTerm" for about a tenth of a second and then it vanishes. It's not listed in the Activity ...
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How Can I Speed Up Terminal.app or iTerm on Mac OSX?

Every time I launch either iTerm or Terminal after not using it for a few hours, it takes anywhere from 10-20 seconds to return a prompt. The screen is blank, and although I can type I can't actually ...
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How can I get iTerm to open a group of windows when it's started?

Apple's Terminal app allows you to save a Windows Group. It seems like iTerm probably has a similar sort of function, but I can't figure how to do it. Right now, it opens one window which is the ...
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Is there a way to get iTerm + Bash usability on Microsoft Windows?

I've been using Bash for years and I really like iTerm. Is there a way to get that level of console usability for Micosoft's Windows cmd? By that I mean the sane tab completion, history (even if you ...