Terminator is a cross-platform GPL terminal emulator with advanced features. It will run on any modern OS with Java 6 or later.

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Is there a reason why ls does not have a --zero or -0 option

This question was prompted by questions about ls' -1 option and the recurring tendency of people to ask question and answers that includes processing the output of ls. This reuse of the output ls ...
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tmux set-titles doesn't work?

To start tmux on every shell login, the following was added to the ~/.bashrc (on the server): if [ $TERM != "screen-256color" ] && [ $TERM != "screen" ]; then tmux attach || tmux new; ...
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Searching the scrollback buffer

Is there any way to search the scrollback buffer in Terminator? I'd like to be able to search in the logs that are displayed when something is run from the terminal.
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vi setting for new window

I'm using Terminator for my terminal emulator. Whenever I open it, the initial workspace comes with the setting I defined in the config file. But whenever I split the workspace, the new workspace ...
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New terminator window on remote server

Is there a way to open a new terminator pane on a remote server when connected by ssh? I am looking for something similar to what can be done (according to this answer) by tmux but using terminator ...
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terminator ctrl-tab key binding

pressing ctrl-tab in terminator has the same effect as pressing tab, but when I see the key-bindings in the setting, nothing is mapped to ctrl-tab, so why is ctrl-tab reserved? Now, if I am working ...
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How to open terminal, split to 9 terminals and switch between them using one script?

I would like to open a terminal, split it to lets say 9 parts (3x3) and execute some bash script. But for each terminal part different script. Can this be done using perl, python or even bash? How ...
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Terminator custom colors overriden by KDE

I've been working on Solarized theme in Terminator (http://gnometerminator.blogspot.fr/p/introduction.html) for about a year on Gnome and have been very satisfied. Yesterday I switched to KDE and the ...
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How to select block of text in xterm

In some terminal emulators like gnome-terminal or terminator, I am able to select a block of text by pressing Ctrl and then clicking the mouse and dragging. This is useful, let's say, to select an ...
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Terminator doesn't open new window

Terminator 0.95 (running on Debian stable under Gnome) has shortcuts for "Spawn a new Terminator process" and "Create a new window". However, when I set them (to several different options, in case ...
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Cannot exit terminal emulator

I have a very strange and intermittent problem. Sometimes, with no pattern I can discern, running exit fails to close my terminal emulator. In the screencast below, I open the first terminal and ...
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syntax highlighting in bash (in terminal) [duplicate]

Is there a way to make bash shell in a terminal use syntax highlighting? There are few related questions on Stack exchange, but with no clear conclusion. What I am looking for is to have bash ...
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Add parameters to default profile in terminator

I would like to have some options which are not present in the GUI preferences of Terminator, such as force_no_bell = True. I want them to be set even for the default profile. But whenever I set it, ...
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UTF-8 in Terminator

I use the Terminator terminal emulator, and out of pure boredom, I installed and attempted to run this program: https://github.com/thiderman/doge However, it requires UTF-8 encoding to work. I opened ...
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terminator panes automatically connect to different servers

I figured out few weeks ago how to start terminator with a custom layout instead of creating it manually (by using terminator -l). Now I would like to start terminator and have every single pane of my ...
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Terminal not reporting resize properly

I'm having a problem where when I resize my terminal, it doesn't seem to be reported properly and so none of the applications in it don't display properly. For example: If I open a terminal, remote ...
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Terminator interface inside tilda emulator?

Does anyone knows how to use Terminator inside Tilda? I use Tilda emulator a lot but sometimes I need to have different terminal windows open to check things out and I don't want to open Terminator ...
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Change default Encoding in Terminator

The Title stays pretty much for itself. Tried to figure it out myself but I canĀ“t find a config-setting nor a option in the Preferences for the Encoding. Does anybody know how to change the default ...
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Terminator won't open with default profile

The below is my Terminator profile. I want it to always open any shell and window with the light profile. If I'm not mistaken, with the configuration below it should open with the "light" profile by ...