Terminal emulator for the K Desktop Environment (KDE)

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What triggers notifications of the form “Bell in session Shell” in KDE?

I'm running KDE on Debian Testing. From time to time, programs running in a terminal (Konsole) trigger system notifications of the form "Bell in session Shell". What triggers these notifications? ...
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How can I make konsole re-arrange lines on the terminal based on a change in window size?

On some computers I work with, if you change the window size, those lines which have already been printed to the screen dynamically change to fit the new version. My new installation of Kubuntu 14.04 ...
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xterm valid command not working in konsole nor gnome terminal

this works fine with xterm xterm -e '(dialog --msgbox "thebigmessage" 0 0)' but not with konsole nor gnome-terminal konsole -e '(dialog --msgbox "thebigmessage" 0 0)' gnome-terminal -e ...
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How to make Konsole invoke konsole -ls for all users?

I admin a linux domain for students. The students use their lab workstations in graphical mode, but often use Konsole on KDE for ssh and programming tasks. I know Konsole can be configured through ...
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Change font in terminal on remote connection in Konsole

Is it possible to set Konsole terminal to change font color on remote connection? For example, depending on computer's name?
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How can I get a konsole window which opens up with sessions on a remote machine?

I use a couple of console sessions on a remote machine, constantly. I want to have these start up whenever I log in. Now, I have a couple of Konsole windows, with the right number of session tabs, ...
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How to fine-tune TTF rendering in xterm?

I've been trying for the past couple of days to get xterm to display the same font that I have gotten used to in konsole for the last few years – it works for me quite well even with relatively small ...
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Create shortcut for Konsole with stylesheet

I'm using Konsole, and i have this wonderful stylesheet that colors the active tab >> cat ~/tab.qss QTabBar::tab:selected, QTabBar::tab:hover { background: #99BDDA; } QTabBar::tab:selected ...
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How to prevent terminal bell from going off when exiting vim from within a nested screen session

My vimrc file contains the following lines to set the window title start and end strings respectively. When I enter a vim session and my konsole terminal is either outside of screen or within a ...
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How can I ring the audio bell within a bash script running under gnu screen?

In a konsole terminal window outside of screen running a bash shell with TERM set to konsole-256color if I type: echo -n $'\a' or echo -n $'\eg' or ./ringbell where contents of ./ringbell is ...
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How can I apply a konsole colorscheme from a non default location

I need to change konsole colorscheme from a profile stored in a non-default location using the command line. The reason is that users will have their shell colour set based on the project they are ...
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Will any (recent) Linux terminal emulator allow me to save my session (tabs, history, etc)?

Over time, I become invested in my terminal sessions: tabs, command history, window layout and title, etc. Eventually, a reboot requires me to start all over again which wastes my time. The two ...
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Determine which session manager restored Konsole a script is running under

If you log out of a KDE session with any Konsole terminals still open, they'll be there when you log back in (unless you've configured KDE otherwise). How can any scripts running under these ...
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Set name of Konsole window

How can one set the name of a Konsole window in KDE? I know that we can change the names of the tabs, and the Konsole window title is preconfigured to use the name of the current tab, but this is not ...
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Error in fetching files Kubuntu 13.10

W: Failed to fetch http://archive.canonical.com/dists/saucy/Release Unable to find expected entry 'partner]/binary-amd64/Packages' in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file) ...
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Open new konsole from script, executing command and becoming interactive on conclusion

I want to be able to get a script (ran at startup) to open up a konsole terminal. When it opens it is to do some persistent things (like change directory and source bashrc) and run a long running ...
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Konsole Colour Scheme

I use konsole 2.8.5 on Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit. I wish to make some changes to the colour scheme. I would like to see the text before the $ symbol in a different colour, other than the regular text ...
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Is it possible to send a console session from a terminal emulator to another under Linux?

This is a bit odd question, maybe, but I would like to know if it is possible to move an active console session from a terminal emulator to another. More specific, let's say that I'm using KDE and ...
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echoing the absolute path of new directory on doing cd

Whenever I do a "cd" at the Konsole, I get a warning msg (echo: Command not found. I think this happens because Konsole tries to output the path to the new directory, but instead of doing echo ...
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24 bit True Color in Konsole

I have yearned to use 24-bit colors in the terminal for applications such as Vim. However, xterm is limited to no more than 256 colors, which I have currently been using. I just recently learned that ...
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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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Adding a shortcut to Konsole that isn't in the “Configure Shortcuts” menu

I was wondering if there was a way to add more shortcuts to Konsole. For example, I'd like to bind CTRL + LEFTCLICK to open links.
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Changing the program name displaying on Konsole, using an alias

I have an alias for irssi:alias irssi="screen irssi. When I am running irssi in Konsole, the tab name shows up as "screen". Is there a way to make it display as "irssi"? My tab format on Konsole is: ...
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kde > how to copy a block of text like I would in gnome-terminal [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: KDE Konsole to select text and copy to clipboard In gnome-terminal, I used ctrl + mouse click > mouse drag to highlight a block of text. Then I can use Ctrl + Shift + ...
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Why new windows or tabs opened in konsole don't show colored text output?

I use bash terminals quite a lot in my daily work, and since I chose KDE for my desktop, I naturally use konsole for opening bash sessions. When I start konsole, the first session shows colored ...
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Opening new terminal window does not pick up .cshrc

I am using KDE and Konsole. When I open a new tab, it does not pick up my .cshrc in my home directory. I am using tcsh. How I do I force re-loading of the .cshrc in my home directory without having to ...
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VIM: How to configure Solarized colorscheme in Konsole

I am trying to configure Solarized for use in VIM in Konsole (KDE terminal). This is the result that I get: Note that Solarized looks fine in GVIM on the same machine: I suspect that it is ...
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Passing optional extra environment settings to the shell at Konsole launch time

I have a bunch of different "hats" on my computer, including multiple on-the-go projects (e.g., $work, a few projects on github, some on Sourceforge, some I'm involved with, some I just follow, etc.). ...
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KDE Konsole to select text and copy to clipboard

In Ubuntu Terminal, drag and drop selection can copy the text selected into clipboard and Shift+Insert to paste. In KDE Konsole, it seems selection doesn't do copy. So either I have to use mouse ...
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Konsole page up/down keyboard shortcut

In CentOS 4.6, Shift+PgUp browses half-page up and Shift+ mouse wheel up is one-page up. Is there a keyboard shortcut to do a one-page up? How would I set Shift+PgUp to browse one-page up?
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Konsole font truncation - only with consolas

When I use Consolas (of any size) as my terminal font, any pixels which hang below the line (such as the tail of a y) get truncated. Look at the second line in the screenshot below. Notice that the ...
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How can I achieve the opposite of kde-open?

Is there any way to achieve the opposite of what kde-open does in KDE? I mean, I want to be able to open files using emacs inside the terminal, instead of using the X version of emacs. I already run ...
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Is there a Konsole equivalent for gnome?

I'm looking for a Konsole equivalent for Gnome. I searched Google but was surprised how little I found. I don't want a Quake-style dropdown console. I like tabs and the ability to send a command to ...
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determining the desktop or window ID of a given terminal emulator window from a PID

I want to know which desktop a given process is running in. I can get this from the window ID using wmctrl. I can also find out which terminal emulator process a given process is running in by ...
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Using konsole (kde) color schemes in gnome terminal?

Is there a way to colorize the Gnome terminal in the way the konsole from KDE uses colors? I'd at least like to change the color for user@name:~$, because sometimes it gets pretty hard to read when ...
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How to configure KDE Konsole to open new shells on a different machine?

How to configure the KDE Konsole that when I press on a "new tab" button, the new shell would open on another machine (thorugh ssh), and not on the current one?
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GNU/Linux: Open programm in Konsole / Term

How can you run an application directly inside a Konsole (KDE) or Terminal (GNOME)? I'm particularly interested in having a shortcut to Emacs: emacs -nw Being in KDE, that would open a Konsole and ...
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most reliable linux terminal app / general procedures for process stability

I've been using konsole (KDE 4.2) for a while now but it crashed recently. Konsole is efficiently designed to use one instance for all of the windows for your entire X session. Extra-unfortunately, ...
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change konsole-profile according to application in KDE

Using the Konsole terminal-emulator with KDE on Kubuntu 9.10 , I would like to have a different konsole profile (colors, icons) whenever I ssh into a server, so I can easily spot in which konsole tab ...
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Broken fonts in Konsole KDE 4.3.4

I have a strange situation - after some upgrades a couple of days ago fonts in KDE Konsole broke. To make it more specific - standard fonts look more or less OK, but when I use my national characters ...
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How can I clear the scrollback buffer in konsole from bash?

I'm a heavy bash user and konsole is my preferred environment. I know I can use the keyboard command ctrl+shift+x to clear the scrollback buffer, but there's certain points in my scripts where I would ...
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How do I get Konsole to show the correct information on the tab when using autossh

I'm a heavy konsole user, and having recently discovered autossh, I'm quite happy adding new tabs using konsole --new-tab -e autossh user@hostname Unfortunately, Konsole's tab text is not following ...
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Change terminal colors when connecting to remote server, Linux

I have a habit of changing the terminal background to another color scheme when connected to a remote server. This prevents lots of theoretical, unfortunate mishaps. Is there a way to change the ...