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How to avoid returning to the command prompt when running gnome-terminal [duplicate]

When I run gnome-terminal from the command line and hit return, the shell prompt appears immediately when the gnome-terminal window is open, as if gnome-terminal & was executed. This is unlike ...
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How to create gnome-terminal as a child process of my process [duplicate]

I've used electron to create desktop application on Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop and used spawn in child_process to create child process. However, when I tried to create gnome-terminal, its parent process is ...
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Script continues execution after call to gnome-terminal [duplicate]

I'm using bash to run a terminal which launches a few programs in separate tabs. However, after the terminal opens, it seems like my script continues even though generally this only happens if we use ...
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“error constructing proxy…” when trying to launch gnome-terminal as root

openSUSE Leap 42.2 Gnome Terminal 3.20.2 I have a terminal window open. If I type the following command: gnome-terminal as a non-root user it successfully launches a new terminal. However if I run ...
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can't kill gedit process from its PID

This is the sequence of commands, gedit starts, but it cannot be killed from its process ID $ gedit& $ t=$! $ echo $t 4824 $ kill $t bash: kill: (4824) - No such process It would work just fine ...
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How are PAM sessions applied to systemd user services?

Each time you log in in as a user, you get a new PAM session. E.g. I believe people have used pam_group to add your session's processes to groups for access to certain devices, if you log on to a ...
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Why do multiple instances of Mate-terminal have the same PID?

I've noticed, that all mate-terminal instances I start, be it inside a mate-terminal or via a link button, have the same PID. For example, I got something like $ wmctrl -lp <omitted lines that ...
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lxterminal in the netstat output

Can you explain the following lines in the netstat output? Active UNIX domain sockets (w/o servers) Proto RefCnt Flags Type State I-Node Path unix 2 [ ] STREAM ...
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Why is a systemd user manager used in desktop sessions e.g. GNOME?

Desktops such as GNOME have moved processes from the per-session scope, into the per-user systemd manager (systemd --user). This includes GUI apps such as GNOME Terminal. What does GNOME use the ...
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How to know the PID of a terminal emulator, from a process running on the terminal itself

In a context where a diversity of terminals might be running simultaneously, a new terminal is launched, executing a program (say gnome-terminal -e pathto/myprogram), now, myprogram is to figure out. ...
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How to open the gnome-terminal within the gnome-terminal without disowning

If I open the gnome-terminal within the gnome-terminal, the newly created terminal automatically gets disowned from the parent. Some other applications do not. How to simulate that behavior? How to ...
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Open a new instance of gnome-system-monitor

I am running xubuntu 14.04.03 (ubuntu + xfce4) and use the gnome-system-monitor to check the processor and memory load, as well as get an overview of the running processes. I struggle to open ...
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How to use `gnome-terminal` with new client/server architecture as wrapper?

Anyone knows how to accommodate for new gnome-terminal-server magic? Before gnome-terminal got its new "client/server" architecture I used to use it as vim wrapper with great success for many years. ...
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Gnome launch item ignoring command line arguments

In relation to this question: Run true multiple process instances of gnome-terminal I have a launch item on a Gnome desktop whose command is this: /usr/bin/gnome-terminal --disable-factory However,...
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How to cause copies of executables to open as separate processes?

I want to have renamed copies of some executables use different processes when executed. System: Lubuntu 18.04 Desktop 64 bit. For example: $ sudo cp -a /usr/bin/mate-terminal /usr/bin/mate-...