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.bashrc used in gnome not just terminal

I've recently started using the Anaconda Python distribution for software development and I want it to be the default Python distribution when I run something in the terminal. In order to do this, ...
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Guake transparency not working

I would like to recover transparency on Guake on my workstation (CentOs 6.4, linux 2.6.32-358.23.2.el6.x86_64) I use it for a long time on Suse or Ubuntu, I already know how to adjust transparency. ...
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Fedora 19 Terminal Icon

I was tweaking fedora and accidentally changed the icon for the terminal and now I cant find the real Icon. I've checked /usr/share/pixmaps /home/ME/.local/* and /usr/share/icons but I can't find it.
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VIM copy doesn't work in Gnome Terminal (to system clipboard)

I prefer using VIM in a gnome terminal (On Fedora 19) instead of using GVIM. But I can't seem to copy to the system clipboard. I'm pulling my hair out trying to figure this out because other threads ...
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Removing a shortcut from Gnome-Panel. ( via terminal ? )

To add a shortcut to the gnome-panel, i simply execute this command. /usr/libexec/gnome-panel-add --launcher="/usr/share/applications/firefox.desktop" --panel="2" --position=0 very simple, inside ...
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Automatically closing idle windows in Gnome

Can open windows automatically close themselves if they have not been used for X seconds in Gnome? For example, right now I have some Firefox windows and some other file browser windows etc open ...
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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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Matching bracket selection on gnome-terminal, like Mac OSX terminal

I have recently fallen for a (non obvious) feature of the Mac OSX terminal: Given a display of some kind of deeply nested text with lots of matching brackets, parenthesis, or quotes (ie. JSON), the ...
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How to copy/paste tab characters via the Clipboard into terminal session on gnome / ubuntu

How do i copy text that includes tab characters from a text editor, let's say gedit into a terminal session on ubuntu/gnome? I am on ubuntu 12.0.4 using gnome classic. UPDATE This same issue ...
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1answer
860 views

How to change terminal colors when connecting to SSH hosts

So you want to change terminal colors and resetting them back on exit? It's possible! Thanks to .ssh/config, alias and setterm.
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Can gnome terminal be set up, to copy selection without prompt?

I often times want to copy a set of commands from terminal, that do not have an output; say a block like this: prompt$ less file1.txt prompt$ less file2.txt prompt$ dhex file2.txt prompt$ less ...
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1answer
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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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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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Why does gnome-terminal display a unicode escape character?

More specifically, in Vim if I press escape twice (and under some other circumstances too) I get this character appearing: http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/1b/index.htm It can be ...
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1answer
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There is some error using gvim in Fedora15

The os is Federa 15. gnome3. I install vim-X11 and input "gvim" in terminal. the gvim can be used. But the terminal also output some error: (gvim:4431): Gdk-WARNING **: Using Cairo rendering ...
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Can I make different tabs of (gnome) Terminal have different profiles?

I've seen that it's easy to have the terminal set up so it opens up my tabs as I wan't to have them, but is it possible to have a different profile attached to each of those tabs? I was happily ...
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Ubuntu - Save terminal tabs with directories and titles

In the terminal I always have the same 3 tabs open, plus other random ones. It would be nice if I could have the terminal open with these three tabs open and their titles set. I tried ...
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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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Linux: How to set default directory of terminal emulators?

After upgrading to Ubuntu 11.04, my terminals (gnome-terminal and urxvt) start in "/" instead of "~" What can cause this behavior? I imagine that the working directory of Gnome or X is set to "/", ...
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How do I middle-click paste text into curses text-gui apps (i.e. aptitude)?

I have a Gnome desktop and I use the standard Terminal (gnome-terminal). I can middle-click paste text into the terminal but not when running Aptitude - a curses-based UI. Just now, I realized that's ...
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Changing Ubuntu Wallpaper Using Terminal or From command Line

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 with Gnome Shell and unity and I was wondering how to change the desktop wallpaper form terminal or command line . I found the following but i can't seem to get it to work , ...
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Terminal emulator for GNOME with display features like Mac OS X Terminal?

Is there a terminal emulator which works well in an Ubuntu desktop and provides the following features which Mac OS X's Terminal application has? Rewrapping text when the window is resized. A ...
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How to change background/foreground color on “all” existing terminals

I am looking for a command line way to change the background & foreground colors of all open terminal (and also for any new terminal, the new settings should be applied). Using something like ...
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1answer
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ACPI vs Gnome-Power-Manager

I ran acpi on the terminal and it said 20 mins before the battery is fully charged. But gnome-poower-manager applet says 40mins. Which one is a better estimate?
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Search Terminal Output

Using a default terminal and bash, there is no functionality to search the standard output of commands. One can gain such functionality using other tools, like emacs shell or screen, but I am ...
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Terminal Power Usage [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Gnome terminal power usage Hi, I am a linux newbie. Is there some other cool tricks like the TAB completion in the terminal? I am using the default gnome terminal.
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How to open a menu with 'Open Terminal Here' in Ubuntu 10.04 by left clicking desktop, or inside folder?

How can I customize Ubuntu 10.04 so the menu created by left clicking inside a folder or desktop gives me the option of opening up a terminal in that location? I have thsi functionality in the XFCE ...
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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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1answer
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In gnome, how do I open a terminal with the current window path?

In gnome, how do I open a terminal with the current window path?
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How can I determine what gnome desktop number a gnome terminal is connected to?

In KDE's Konsole, I can do the following from the terminal: dcop kwin KWinInterface currentDesktop And it will tell me which desktop my terminal is connected to ( per ...
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How do I alternate tabs in Linux GNOME terminal?

I like to open several tabs in GNOME terminal when I work. In Firefox, you can switch between tabs using Ctrl-Tab or Ctrl-Shift-Tab. How do I get the same functionality in GNOME terminal?
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sending one key stroke to two windows (Ubuntu)

I'm running Ubuntu Linux. I have two open Terminal windows running side by side. I'm looking to be able to hit the enter key once, and have that key stroke sent to both windows. (What I'm doing is ...
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Linux - Set default terminal size and screen position?

I can't find any settings inside the terminal profile to allow me to set a geometry size and screen x,y coordinates so that the terminal window always opens (even after reboot) in the same location on ...
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Save multiple gnome-terminal layout?

I have multiple gnome-terminal windows open. Is there a way to save the settings (window position, no. of tabs, title etc). across OS reboots ?
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GNOME Terminal - process name in tab title

How can I put the current running process name into a GNOME Terminal tab title (or title bar when there's only one tab)? -- UPDATE -- To clarify, I want the tab title to update when I run a process, ...
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1answer
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How can I change the colors of GNOME Terminal each time it starts?

I heard about a script which will change the colors of GNOME Terminal each time it starts. I can't remember where I saw this...
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What's a good substitute for gnome terminal?

Lately, I've been opening up several terminals at a time. Having to alt-tab between terminals is confusing. I need something that combines several terminals in just one window. What are good ...
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4answers
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Terminal escape character for hexadecimal input

In my usual gnome-terminal I do a netcat -u somewhere 1234 to start sending UDP packets to somewhere. I need to transmit the following 5 bytes, written in hexadecimal: "01 00 af 0f e1". Now how do ...
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1answer
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What is a good KDE equivalent to tilda on Gnome?

Or is tilda already KDE equivalent? Performance is important.