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I'm making my custom terminator layout and filling custom commands for different tabs.

Ruby and rails commands works fine:

but I don't know why my node commands does not start.

node, npm code looks something like this

after starting terminator, tab that runs 'npm start' shows this: -/bin/bash: npm: command not found

if I run 'npm start' manualy it starts normally

also I think this has to do with access rights or something, because when i run terminator through console but not gui, all my custom commands starts and runs perfectlly including node commands

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I encountered a problem similar to the OPs issue (the OP tries unsuccessfully to run the npm start command in a Terminator Custom Command) when I attempted to run jupyter notebook in a Terminator Custom Command.

After some additional googling I started to think that probably this had to do with my ~/.bashrc not being loaded by Terminator on building the Layouts. I tried to source ~/.bashrc in my Terminator Custom Command (e.g. Custom command: source ~/.bashrc; jupyter notebook) but that also did not work.

Next, I located my jupyter binary file using whereis jupyter. I then used that absolute file path in my Terminator Custom Command, like absolute/path/to/jupyter notebook.

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