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Questions tagged [gnome-terminal]

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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nvim: langmap doesn't work with alt?

I run nvim 0.1.7 in gnome-terminal. I map a-a to something and set langmap so that I can use the same shortcut when entering in other language: nnoremap <a-a> :echo 'it works'<cr> set ...
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What part of Gnome Terminal handles Ctrl-C?

I've been messing around with Gnome Terminal recently, trying to customize what happens when I press Ctrl-C (I'd like it to copy when I have text selected and send SIGINT otherwise, but that's not ...
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change Gnome Terminal background color when focused/unfocused

I am using Ubuntu 18 and I was trying to have the background color of my Gnome Terminal changed on the fly when it gets/lost focus (BTW: I do not use Tabs - just one single tab per Terminal) so that I ...
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Shortcut to open terminal in `pwd` if active window is another terminal or Nautilus

I have made a custom keybinding in Gnome such that Super+t opens a gnome terminal. Now I would like to improve it such that if the window active when pressing Super+t is Nautilus or another Gnome ...
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How to increase line spacing in GNOME Terminal on CentOS 7 to increase readability

I am using CentOS 7 in Virtualbox on mac and I am amazed to see that there is no option of increasing line spacing in GNOME Terminal to increase readability. I can do it easily on mac but cant do it ...
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How can I check the verbatim characters of a bash command string?

I had this strange behavior this morning in a bash terminal : user@home:/home/user$ [ -f /etc/openvpn/client.conf ] && echo true bash: [: missing «]» user@home:/home/user$ [ -f /etc/openvpn/...
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Linux Mint: GNOME Terminal does not show 'message from' in write program

Usually a write command (reference: write) will cause the receiver to see Message from yourname@yourhost on yourtty at hh:mm ... I don't see that... Any idea? In my Windows 10, I have a virtual ...
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Some Readline keyboard shortcuts broken in gnome-terminal?

I'm trying out Fedora 27, and I've noticed they messed around (in an unwelcome way) with the keyboard shortcut in gnome-terminal. Specifically, M-f and M-b don't work. I've tried googling but all I've ...
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Disable Using Bright Colors for Bold Font in gnome-terminal 3.22.x?

This question was answered (5 years ago) for an earlier version where the profile/colors had an check box for making bold colors the same as text. No longer the case in version 3.22.x of gnome-...
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Vim Plugin limelight not working with vim in the gnome terminal

all. I am using the gnome-terminal 3.26.1 and vim 8.0.1176. Installing Limelight worked, but when i want to start it, i get the error message in the gnome-terminal Unsupported Terminal. Sorry ...
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Difference in file permissions when created through virtual terminal [ tty[1-6] ] vs terminal emulator(X11 Gui)[gnome-terminal]

Following is the output of terminal emulator (gnome-terminal in GUI session): yash@BlackMachine:~/Desktop/yash/testenv$ ls -la && whoami && touch a && ls -la total 8 drwxrwxr-...
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What's the right terminal to use to see these characters?

I'm trying to get the vim-bundle Docker image (https://hub.docker.com/r/jare/vim-bundle/) to work. It works, but I don't know what I'm doing wrong with regard to my terminal setup. I'm running ...
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Is it possible to make a gnome-shell window uncloseable

Is it possible to make a gnome-shell gnome-terminal window uncloseable? For example even if the "X" is clicked or even if the user types "exit" at the prompt the window does not close (in the latter ...
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Bash prompt “variables” not working?

I have added this into my ~/.bashrc, to change the prompt: PS1='[\u@\h \w]\$ ' However, it is not showing what I want. I believe this is meant to show my username and possibly the directory that I ...
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tmux status bar keeps echoing on gnome terminal

I'm unable to find the search terms for this problem, so I've attached a screenshot. Every minute, the tmux status bar outputs a new status line instead of updating. This seems to happen mainly on ...
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fatal python error: py_initialize: unable to get the locale encoding

I have installed ubuntu 16.04. I am trying to launch terminal, it can't work. For this I have opened x-term and type gnome-terminal and I got the below error. fatal python error: py_initialize: ...
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Trying to launch multiple tasks with gnome launcher

I am currently running Antergos - Cinnamon DE with gnome-terminal and gnome launcher and am attempting to launch two tasks through terminal: vlc add {Stream} & hexchat It only seems to launch ...
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Loop Files, Get Next Number

In a directory I have the following files: 000 - text.txt 000 - info.txt 001 - first.txt 002 - second.txt aaa - more.txt ZZZ - text.txt ZZZ - info.txt In Bash, how would ...
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How to reinitialize a CLI application between some interval (Like reinitiate elinks between some interval in the same terminal window)?

I am using Elinks for specific page where I have to reload the page between every one minute. To reload it I have to press Ctrl+R shortcut to work it out. Can I automate this procedure? I tried to ...
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How to disable Navigation Keys in Bash Shell?

I've did a serious research on Google Web and Stack Exchange websites prior asking the question, and come across to keywords and got acquainted with their meanings such as bind, bind -r, read, /etc/...
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How to stop htop controlling terminal's mouse?

When you running htop (with Gnome-Terminal + Ubuntu 14.04), and left-clicking a process on the terminal window, htop will move cursor into that process. I prefer to disable it, but I didn't find in ...
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Use gnome-terminal and tmux together: how to launch with the most recent working directory?

I'm currently using gnome-terminal and tmux together: every time I start gnome-terminal, a tmux is started: #!/bin/bash args=() if type tmux > /dev/null; then args+=('-e' "tmux new-session") fi ...
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Prevent Ctrl-Alt-T from opening a new terminal window when one already exist?

I would like to know if there is a way to make the Ctrl-Alt-T shortcut behave like it would on xfce. ie: if no terminal is open, open one, else focus on the existing one instead of opening a new one. ...
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Can't use enter key to execute commands in zsh

I recently installed zsh (v5.1.1) on a new ubuntu setup, but when I switch to it in gnome-terminal, I cannot seem to use to the enter key to execute the command. The only way I can execute commands is ...
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Padding in gnome-terminal

Given below is my ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css VteTerminal, TerminalScreen { padding: 10px 10px 10px 10px; -VteTerminal-inner-border: 10px 10px 10px 10px; } I was using the ...
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disable italic font in gnome-terminal

I use gnome-terminal on Debian 8 with Source Code Pro Regular as the font (the font comes with the TeXLive distribution). How can I disable the use of italics universally in the terminal? One ...
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my tab key behaves strangely in CentOS gnome terminal only in empty shell prompt

In my CentOS 6.7 GNOME desktop, something went wrong while I was trying to show a document to my daughter. I must have pressed some keys by accident. The strange behavior is, when I press tab key in a ...
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Characters turn into unicode in gnome terminal with lldb

I installed a fresh copy of lldb on my machine. Anything typed after lldb makes its first output (in this case being error: empty command) turns into unicode literals. These unicode literals are ...
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Programmatically open a new tab within a gnome-terminal?

Within a gnome-terminal tab, I can invoke the "New Terminal in New Tab" command shift+ctrl+t and it will add a tab to the current gnome-terminal window. How can this be done programmatically? I've ...
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Have bell mean window is urgent with gnome-terminal

How can I configure the terminal bell to mark the current window as urgent in gnome-terminal ? Related to this question. I'm using i3wm . Currently echo -e "\a" does nothing even if I'm on another ...
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How to avoid terminal to scroll down to last message in bash?

I write a bash script that run some other commands in new terminal: #!/bin/bash # Sample script gnome-terminal --title="blah blah" -x bash -c ffmpeg -i udp://239.1.2.1:60001?fifo_size=50000000 -...
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Need to run .jar file having .sh file on desktop for all PC's.

i'm running a .Jar file User Interface which include script from Desktop of PC by following code in netbeans. String[] pc1 = {"gnome-terminal","-e","/home/noman-i7/Desktop/connect/pc1.sh"}; my code ...
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CentOS 7 Terminal Timeout

This seems like this question should have already been answered, but I don't see any info on google or stackoverflow. I have a VNC server running on a CentOS 7 box where I do my development. Every ...
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Changed “path” variable in Ubuntu Linux and basic commands have stopped working

I'm using Ubunut 14.04 (as a virtual machine). I installed TeX Live system over the internet. Once the installation of TeX live finished, it said Most importantly, add /usr/local/texlive/2015/bin/...
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Kali 2.0 terminal doesn't work

(Sorry for language) I just installed Kali Linux 2.0 on a lenovo z50-70 , just after the installation i opened the terminal (clicking on the terminal icon) but after a bit of loading nothing shows up ...
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Font Rendering Issue

I have a problem with my font rendering under Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca with Kernel 3.17.1. The spacing for monospace fonts is really wrong, some letters are bold and misplaced. At some places the font ...
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Can't paste in gnome-terminal from Keepas2 running via mono

I'm running OpenSUSE 13.2 and I'm using Keepass2. The app is runnig via mono. I want to copy my password from keepass to the terminal, however this isn't working using CTRL + SHIFT + V. This is a ...
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Rotate all video in a folder with ffmpeg?

I have a lot of videos which are recorder 90 • rotated so I want to rotate all videos 90 degrees clockwise direction. If this possible? I used for loop but there is some mistake because of spaces ...
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How to hide all files in a folder via using terminal or script

I have a folder which located as /home/makgun/Desktop/a\ b so that I tried this command mv /home/makgun/Desktop/a\ b/* /home/makgun/Desktop/a\ b/.* to rename all files as .FILENAME to be hidden but ...
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RHEL 6 converting a BASH script to a CSH script

I have a BASH script( running on RHEL 6 ) that brings up a GNOME terminal, opens multiple tabs in that terminal, starts a server in each tab, names the tab after that server, and inserts the command ...
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Setting up a custom keyboard shortcut in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to unmount/detach an external HD?

As there is no option to safety remove an external HD (the unmount leaves the disk still spinning), I installed udisks. The following code in the terminal successfully unmounts and powers down the ...
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How to save the empty bottom line in full-screen Gnome terminal?

When my Gnome Terminal running on Ubuntu 14.04 moves into fullscreen mode, I can see the bottom line wasted. Everything is ok when in non-fullscreen. Tmux's status bar lies at the bottom of the ...
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Can we save Gnome Terminal Window with multiple tabs with logins?

Every time i would be required to launch a new terminal window as a refresh start and then do logins, i would like to reduce this effort across reboots, any idea ? Something similar to Mputty Thanks.
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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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Gnome 3: how to get a terminal with transparent background?

I would like to make the background of Gnome Terminal transparent. I know this feature has been removed from Gnome but I find it very helpful. I am wondering what's the best way to achieve this. I'm ...
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ZSH+gnome-terminal and VI input mode: Show ibeam or block cursor

Different methods exist to show if you're in insert or normal when using VI key binding in ZSH. Gnome-terminal also allows you to change the caret from block █ to ibeam | with a call to gconftool-2. ...
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Applying Colours Scheme to Gnome 3.14 Terminal

I'm trying to change the colour scheme on my gnome terminal running on debian jessie. I've tried different ways, like Base16 Builder or Base16 Gnome Terminal, but none seem to work. After I generate ...
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Load Images and play Videos online using linux terminal

I am using ubuntu 12.10 and I am browsing website using w3m module. But this module cannot shows images and play videos. Is there any way to load images and play videos in linux terminal?
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Using Gnome Terminal Command in Putty

I am using Putty to SSH remote Linux virtual machine. All is well except that I can't get Gnome terminal command work in Putty. Some of these commands are: Ctrl + A or Home Moves the cursor to ...
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wget mangling output written to stdout, works only with -q

I have a minimal HTTP server written in python (http://pastebin.com/mjLDk7Gk) that simply answers every GET request with status 200 and body "Done". If I do wget "http://localhost:9001" -O - -q ...