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Open a new terminal using a keyboard shortcut

I want to be able to open a new terminal window in OSX Mavericks by using a keyboard shortcut. The terminal window should be: New (I don't want an existing one to be focused) Opened on the desktop ...
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emacs can't handle Hyper_L modifier inside a terminal

I remapped my capslock key to Hyper_L using xmodmap. when i use the hyper modifier to define new bindings in emacs like (global-set-key (kbd "H-n") 'backward-char) it works when emacs is launched ...
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How to make a shortcut that starts a new terminal window on mac os x 10.9.1 mavericks

I'd like to have a keyboard shortcut to open a new terminal from wherever I am. A default shell in my default home directory would be great. I've been trying for a while to make this happen, but no ...
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Open iTerm2 with ctrl+ctrl?

I recently switched from TotalTerminal (formerly Visor) to iTerm2 on Mac OS X. I used to be able to open TotalTerminal with the shortcut ctrl+ctrl (two quick taps). Is this same shortcut possible in ...
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Remap shortcut keys in Gnormal-Terminal to Scroll up/down by one line

According to Terminal Usage -> Other: doActiong | Keyboard Shortcut --------------------------|------------------------- Scroll up by one line | Ctrl + Shift + Up Scroll ...
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Ctrl+Alt+Return doesn't open a Terminal in Cinnamon 2.0.14

I'm running LinuxMint16 with cinnamon. When I type Ctrl+Alt+Return, nothing happens, whereas I've followed the indications at: Ctrl+Alt+T doesn't open a Terminal in Cinnamon 1.6 and I have ...
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Mac Terminal keyboard shortcuts for Page Up/Page Down

I had a mac-newbie friend ask me about scrolling to the top and bottom of the window in Terminal. Also, paging up and paging down. I gave him a satisfactory answer (basically hold down the fn key ...
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How to open new tab in existing terminal session and using keyboard shortcut / modifying global settings

Keyboard shortcut CTRL + ALT + T opens a new terminal window on Linux. By default it opens 1 new terminal window. Is there a way how to customize how many new tabs are going to be opened ? e.g. by ...
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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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iTerm2 Vim alt+right/left arrow

As a Linux user, I am very used to jump from word to word in vim/nano using ALT+left or right. This doesn't seem to work properly using iTerm, I am using zsh, I tried adding; bindkey -e bindkey ...
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readline / bash: How to map Escape key and Arrow keys?

From another piece of command-line driven software, I'm used to the following behavior: Arrow up / down go through the command history, matching lines that match the characters typed so far on the ...
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How to create terminal shortcut to desktop?

I did find this answer here. However could not get it to work with my current setup :( For example, when I start up iTerm currently it's been set to a specific direction (another developer did that) ...
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How can you reverse the direction of alt-period in Bash?

In Bash, you can press Alt-. to insert the last argument of the previous command. If you press it multiple times, it cycles through the last arguments of all of the commands in your history. However, ...
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LXTerminal shortcuts work but also output to console

I installed a netinst of Debian 6, xorg, lxde and lxterminal. When I press Ctrl+Shift+T in the terminal, I get a new tab as expected, but the new tab also displays ^T before the prompt. The same for ...
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Search forward in command line history

With Ctrl + R you can search in previous commands. If you hit Ctrl + R again, it will displays older previous commands. The problem it that this search is "one way", it always displays older results ...
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Debian wheezy keyboard shortcut for both opening and closing a terminal

I recently installed tilda and I would like to open it and close with the same keyboard shortcut. I wrote little something in bash that closes tilda if it is open and opens tilda when there is no such ...
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Ctrl+Alt+T doesn't open a Terminal in Cinnamon 1.6

I just updated to the stable version of Cinnamon 1.6 in Ubuntu 12.04 x64, but I found a bug which just get's me out of my skin. The key combination CtrlAltT which is supposed to open up the Terminal ...
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Is there a Keyboard Shortcut to launch TERMINAL? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Starting application with custom keyboard shortcut I just want to call my Terminal with a shortcut. I just want a Keyboard Shortcut for Terminal No spotlight or ...
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Precedent for terminal key bindings for Windows or Mac Cmd key

Unix terminals send ASCII codes below 32 for Ctrl + another key, and have at least two ways of sending "meta" (viz. either prefixing code 27 or setting the high bit of an ASCII character). Is there a ...
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Way to switch F keys to 'application' keys and back on mac via terminal? (10.6)

Is there a command I can issue via terminal to switch my F1-12 keys to being application keys (media, screen brightness ...) and back? i.e. replicate toggling System Preferences => Keyboard => ...
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Is there way to change font size in putty using the wheel in mouse or contrl +/- key?

I love using Putty as a ssh terminal in Window. But what I don't like about it is that it doesn't allow me to change font using shortcut or a mouse. Is there a way(or plugin) to change the font size ...
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1answer
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How can you switch the j and k keys in vim?

Is there any way to map the k key to 'down' and the j key to 'up'? This seems much more intuitive to me, since the right arrow will also move the cursor down, if it's at the end of the line. Why was ...
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How to create keyboard shortcut for Terminal's “New Terminal/Tab” submenus?

I'm trying to create a keyboard shortcut for the Dev1 menu: What should I put in the shortcut preferences? I've tried: Dev1 New Tab>Dev1 >New Tab>Dev1 Shell>New Tab>Dev1 ...
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Open Kubuntu terminal with keyboard shortcut

How to setup custom keyboard shortcut to launch terminal on KUbuntu? PS. I have tried setting up shortcut that would issue xterm command, but that shows raw terminal, that looks a lot differently ...
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Run a shell script on OS X without having a terminal window appear?

I'm trying to set up a few keyboard shortcuts that open specific iTerm sessions, which I was able to do with BetterTouchTool and a bit of AppleScript magic. The problem is that OS X insists to open a ...
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Which emacs shortcuts are useful in bash? [closed]

Other than Ctrl+{k, u, a, e}, what other emacs shortcuts are worth remembering and useful in the Terminal?
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What does Ctrl+C do in Ubuntu Terminal?

Does anyone know what Ctrl+C and Ctrl-V do in Ubuntu Terminal? Since they don't copy/paste, is there any particular functionality to these buttons? When I press those shortcut, it writes ^C and ^V. ...
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Switching tabs in Mac terminal with Ctrl+PageUp/PageDown

I've recently started using a Mac (running Lion), and there is one inconsistency that's getting to me. In Chrome and MVim, I can switch tabs with Ctrl+PageUp/PageDown. But, in the Terminal, I have ...
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adding keyboard shortcuts for OSX terminal or xterm

Is there a way to add a keyboard shortcut for a terminal command in OSX. Basically most of the times i open the terminal app in MAC in order to ssh into a certain server foo. What I want to do is add ...
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Clear terminal using keyboard shortcut

I was curious if there is a way to clear the terminal buffer/output through some keyboard shortcut. I am using Ubuntu. I am aware that Ctrl + L clears the terminal, but you can still scroll back to ...
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Defining terminal shortcuts

I use Ubuntu with Gnome. I carelessly assigned Copy to Ctrl+C (it was Ctrl+Shift+C by default). Now I am unable to use "Kill current process" shortcut. I couldn't change it with "System -> Preferences ...
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Binding a command in tmux without using the prefix key

Is it possible to bind a tmux command to a key combination and use it directly without first pressing the prefix? I find C-b + n too cumbersome to switch panes, so I was wondering whether I could ...
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send key combination via local network to other mac

after a other mac or macbook is connected with a mini display port to a new generation imac you can switch between the imac and the other connected mac pressing cmd+F2(brightness up) using the ...
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How to get backward and forward word keyboard shortcuts working in a Mac OSX Terminal

I miss being able to use Alt-B and Alt-F for backward and forward word in a Mac Terminal window (and any editor really). Is there a way to enable them; currently they print the symbols ∫ƒ instead, ...
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How can I create keyboard shortcuts to run commands in a terminal?

I was wondering is it possible to bind say F5 to output sudo apt-get update so I can press one key to write this into the terminal?
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Make “pro” style terminal default when opening new tab/window

Mac OS X 10.6 In Terminal preferences, the default startup window can be set to different style. But the keyboard shortcut "cmd-T" & "cmd-N" can only open the basic style terminal. How can I ...
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All undocumented keyboard shortcuts for OS X terminal app?

Is there a comprehensive list of the actual keyboard shortcuts available in the terminal app? Here's an example of an undocumented shortcut: the "select next tab" action in the Window menu is ...
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1answer
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mac shortcuts to go to finder and open terminal

are there any keyboard shortcuts that would take the cursor to finder? what open launching a terminal window?
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How do I keep OSX from catching/interpreting the bash keyboard-shortcuts?

When I open a bash terminal in OSX and then type Alt + F to got back one word it instead opens the find dialog? Many of the other key-bindings have similar problems. How can I change this?
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Indicating end of Standard Input

How does one indicate that one has finished entering test in stdin? For example, let's say that I wish to encrypt 'blue' using MD5 (I know MD5 is unsecure, but just for this example). I tried user$ ...
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Keyboard shortcut to jump between tabs on OS X Terminal

In OS X Terminal.app, if you open new windows, you can easily switch between them with Cmd-1, Cmd-2, Cmd-3, etc. You can also cycle between tabs, using Cmd-Shift-{ and Cmd-Shift-}. (or Cmd-Shift-Left ...
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How do I make Home / End keys behave Windows/Linux like in Terminal.app on Mac OS on Mac Pro laptop?

I was wondering if somebody knows how to use home/end keys behave in a Windows/ Linux fashion. What I mean is that when I press Apple + Left (Home combo on a mac book pro laptop) it should go to the ...
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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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How to do Page-Up on a Mac in Terminal

The laptop has no page-up/down buttons. How can I have page-up/down on the terminal, e.g. when I edit with vi?
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How do I get my MacOS X terminal key mappings fully in sync with my Windows XP key mappings?

I have a Windows laptop at work, running cygwin. I'm very comfortable with its key mappings. My ideal setup would be for my Terminal app on my Mac home computer to have the same key mappings. It's ...
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Using Ctrl-Tab to switch between tabs in Mac Terminal.app

How can I make Ctrl-Tab and Ctrl-Shift-Tab switch between tabs in Terminal.app on a Mac (OS 10.4 and 10.5 specifically)? This is how I switch tabs in Firefox and Aquamacs, and Command-Shift-[ and ...