GNOME Terminal is the standard terminal emulator for the GNOME desktop environment.

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Ranger file manager - Open gnome-terminal instead of xterm

I recently started using Ranger as my default file manager, and I'm really enjoying it. Right now, I've managed to change rifle.conf so that when I play audio or video from Ranger, mpv opens in a new ...
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Double click selection in Gnome Terminal

Double clicking on a word in gnome terminal selects the whole word. Unfortunately, this selection doesn't include colons such that URLs aren't completely selected, e.g. with http://foo.example.org/ ...
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Pass F10 to the application in Gnome-terminal

I'm running old Debian machine: Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux 5.0.2 (lenny) Release: 5.0.2 Codename: lenny I open terminal and run Midnight Commander in it. Now I need ...
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how to load a bash alias for graphical terminal emulator

What I'm trying to do: Load an alias The alias: alias notes='cd ~/project/notes' My system: Ubuntu 16.04 and gnome terminal 3.18.3 In my home directory there are the following bash related files: ...
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How to open a new terminal from my working folder in Solaris 10?

In Solaris 8, I could to ctrl+t to open a terminal from the file manager. But in Solaris 10, I can't seem to be able to. I try to create a shortcut key by gnome-terminal, but the pwd is always my ...
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How to change any window title in Gnome 3.20?

How to change any window title, specially gnome-terminal one's in gnome 3.20 (on debian unstable) ? I'm using Switcher shell extension, which allows to chose window to focus by text search through all ...
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Extending Linux terminal Program [closed]

Any quick ideas on how to write a program that extends the terminal's basic functionality? I want to do everything the terminal does but additionally do some custom processing on whatever the user ...
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How to run multiple programs in one single terminal window?

I would like to write a script that runs multiple programs/commands 'program1', 'program2', 'program3'... in a mosaic of terminal in one single window using gnome-terminal and also using tmux (I mean ...
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How can I run a c++ application on gnome-terminal directly from Eclipse instead of its console?

Trying here to set a c++ application to run on gnome-terminal instead of eclipse console from within eclipse itself. Already done it with Java, but with c++ the menus are different.
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Terminal - create hyperlinks

I am creating Log-Reports which are viewable through the Web-browser. Is there an easy way to make links clickable in Linux Terminal? (Gnome-Terminal) I am copying those links and manually open my ...
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Why have these gconftool-2 commands stopped working in Ubuntu 16.04?

In ubuntu 14.04 running these gconftool-2 commands at a command prompt would change the profile settings for gnome terminal. gconftool-2 --set /apps/gnome-terminal/profiles/Default/background_color ...
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“Error constructing proxy” on gnome terminal

I just installed a fresh copy of Debian 8.4 in VirtualBox 5.0.20. I am now attempting to install the "Guest Additions" CD. To do so I had to change my fstab so I am able to execute things from the CD,...
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Does gnome-terminal modify PATH when invoking shell

I guess gnome-terminal might have modified PATH environ variable when invoking shell. Specifically, $HOME/.local/bin:$HOME/bin will always be appended to PATH. I did the following experiment to ...
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Different vim colors and styles in Tmux and Gnome

I am using tmux, and recently found out that the same vim colorshemes inside and outside of tmux have different colors Left is tmux in gnome-terminal, right is plain gnome-terminal, gnome-terminal ...
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Setting up keyboard shortcuts to perform a terminal command

I'd like to perform certain actions by keyboard shortcut on Linux Mint 17.3. Specifically, I'd like to execute commands expressvpn connect (connecting to my VPN provider) and xsel -b|xsel -bi (...
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Make screen work like a terminal (scrolling + alternate screen) [duplicate]

I would like to use screen (from GNOME Terminal, via ssh) like I use GNOME Terminal without screen, or as close as possible to that. Specifically: In GNOME Terminal, I can scroll back using the mouse ...
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Configure xterm to use ctrl+shift+c/ctrl+shift+v for copy/paste?

I was using terminator for my terminal emulator, but I'm seeing huge performance issues with it. ie, launching a new terminal session takes 20-30 seconds on my netbook. gnome-terminal is better, but ...
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GNOME Terminal extended ascii support

I've got this file: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 a b c d e f __________________________________ 20 | ! " # $ % & ' ( ) * + , - . / | 30 |0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 : ; < = > ? | 40 |@ A B C D E F ...
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Escaping in bash

Given a text message, I need to programmatically generate a bash command to open terminal emulator and show this text in it. For example, for HelloWorld input string I need to return the following ...
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Strange character overlap in terminal

I'm using bash version 4.3.42(1)-release in an ArchLinux/Gnome environment. When I type my commands some of the written characters gets transformed in some weird ones. Overall, all displayed text ...
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Invisible gnome-terminal and mintdrivers freezes [closed]

I'm running Linux Mint 17.3 and recently my computer turned itself off when I told it to sleep. Since then my gnome-terminal has been invisible, except for the drop shadows. Xterm works fine. When ...
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Terminal colors changing when opening a new tab

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 (x64 desktop edition) and I have an issue in my terminal (bash) where my colors seem to get "saturated" and my line cursor changes to black when opening a new tab, the first ...
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Wait until gnome-terminal ends

I'm trying to implement a script who runs four terminal window in parallel using this function gnome-terminal -e sh -c "python scraper.py". I would like to know if there's a way to wait until each ...
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Remapping Caps Lock to ctrl+b [duplicate]

I recently moved to Linux from OSx and in there I had mapped Caps lock to Ctrl+b. This was mostly done because of tmux. How can I do this in Ubuntu 14? There is a very comprehensive answer here how ...
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Tree/Find command on symlinks

I have a folder with symlinks which are pointing to other folders, how can i recursively look into those folders? I would like to do a grep on those results to search for matches. doing tree will ...
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New terminal working directory

When I login (using ssh) to other host and open a new tab (pressing CTRL + Shift + T). It sets current working directory to a particular directory in my home independent from current working directory ...
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C shell. Make script wait for Gnome-terminal to finish

I am working on a script that has to process a lot of data. All comes down to 3 commands. I use: #!/bin/csh gnome-terminal -e "ssh $servername1 'command 1'" & gnome-terminal -e "ssh $servername2 ...
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How to run a script when a title is set to a terminal tab?

During my day-to-day work, I keep many terminal tabs. So to identify those, I set titles Terminal Tab > Set Title e.g. IRC, API Codebase, API Logs, Server1, etc What I want to do is do something in ...
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Gnome Terminal error with VT100 cursor movement codes

I've got an ansi escape issue with Gnome Terminal. What could be causing and how do I fix an issue like this? Since I cannot describe the issue very well I have a screenshot to show it off. When I ...
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What is the gnome-terminal ANSI escape sequence for “CTRL + arrow/s”?

I am trying to configure my bash ~/.inputrc to these settings (Note: ←, → mean the left and right arrow keys) Ctrl + ← - should jump back a word Ctrl + → - should jump forward a word Currently I ...
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Cannot open both root terminal and nautilus (in Debian 7) after updating Intel Graphics Driver

I am a beginner on Linux. I bought a laptop (Asus, i686 architecture) only with pre-installed Debian 7. However, then I found that when I moved mouse horizontally, the screen shakes horizontally as ...
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launching screen clears x11 clipboard

Every time I launch screen(1), it clears my X11 clipboard. This is incredibly frustrating. I assume there's some default setting I can disable? I haven't been able to find it yet. Using gnome ...
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Top panel locked - can't add/remove from the panel

I'm using gnome 3.18 and I'm unable to add/remove items to the top panel. In previous versions I was able to ALT+Right click on the panel to bring up a menu of options. I've tried Super (winkey) + ...
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Bus error in most of the commands

I'm experiencing a weird bug in the terminal, some commands like "apt-get" simply get ignored and while in root user, a "Bus error" message appears. When I typed "exit", in normal user, a message ...
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Terminal unaccessible after command

I did a clean Debian Jessie installation and was trying to set the fish as default shell, I've utilized the command usermod -s /usr/bin/fish username (from here), restarted the session and now I got ...
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Gnome Terminal runs from xterm but not from the desktop

Okay...so I built GNOME on my system. It runs fine except for gnome-terminal. I can open other applications like gedit and file manager, but not gnome-terminal. When I click on it, the terminal stars ...
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Bash file is unable to execute on linux terminal: Socket Programming

I have written some codes for socket programming namely socket and plug. To execute them together I am trying to use the below bash file but I get the following errors. I did execute the command ...
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gnome-terminal from command line fails in some containers

I'm trying to run gnome-terminal in several containers on my machine (I'd like to run gnome-terminal from my ssh to the container), and on some of them it works fine, on others it fails silently (with ...
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Cannot open any terminal window [closed]

I have been using Mint 17.2 for over a month with no problems, but today for reasons I can't explain the terminal window won't open. When I launch it it immediately closes the window before ...
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Terminal doesn't print colors

My Antergos terminal doesn’t show me any colors when executing scripts. I have a fresh instalation, with no tweaks. I have zsh and oh-my-zsh, but the configurations are the default ones. You can see ...
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How to open Leafpad as root in gnome-terminal in kali linux? [duplicate]

I am following this in which there is some commands: deb [arch=i386,amd64,armel,armhf] http://http.kali.org/kali kali-dev main contrib non-free deb [arch=i386,amd64,armel,armhf] http://http.kali.org/...
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E: Package 'clamav' has no installation candidate?

I am trying to install clamav in kali for removal of viruses in PC and USB.and I did: root@kali:~# apt-get install clamav Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Detect Viruses in USB?

My USB pen brings often Windows Viruses in it. Before attaching it to windows again I would prefer to delete viruses. I have Kali Linux. Is there any way to detect Windows viruses/threats through ...
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gnome files and terminal won't open from a shortcut

Neither gnome files or terminal will open from a shortcut from the desktop menu. If I type either... sudo nautilus sudo gnome-terminal ...they open fine. When I try from the shortcut I just see ...
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Gnome-terminal cannot send EOF after pasting huge amount of data

I am using gnome-terminal version 3.6.2. When I copy a sufficiently large amount of data (in my case, 86KB appears to be "sufficiently large") and then paste it into gnome-terminal, most of the data ...
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Does ANSI support links on text?

When I use a link in my terminal emulator (I am using Gnome Terminal), it's being highlighted as link and if I click it it is opened in the browser. Is it possible to have a text (e.g. Hello World) ...
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Set terminal title from within Mutt?

With the help of Display command in xterm titlebar I've got gnome-terminal changing the title to reflect the running command, so that I can see which terminal Mutt is running it. But what I'd really ...
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Small script for updating GNOME Terminal 3.14.2 colours

Background With previous GNOME Terminal releases updating the colour scheme was a breeze. Just 5 lines of code were enough to do the trick. gconftool-2 -s -t bool /apps/gnome-terminal/profiles/...
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Do not interpret Carriage Return (`\0D`) in my terminal

I often need to grep for a particular expression in a large text file. For some reason the private vendor decide to use CR (carriage return, \0D) to separate argument on a particular line of the text ...
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Is there a way to deport gnome terminal output into a regular tty? [duplicate]

I was dist-upgrade my old debian wheezy from a gnome terminal in X and suddenly i got some display bugs. Basically i wasn't able to see the console and the upgrade anymore, impossible then to answer ...