Questions tagged [gnome-terminal]

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

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gnome-terminal - Execute command with ability to suspend

I have an application launcher that executes a command inside gnome-terminal with the -- option, but whenever I go into the terminal and try crtl-z to try to suspend the command and move it to the ...
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HELP! Failed to execute child process “gnome-terminal” (too many levels of symbolic links)

Just want to restore the Ubuntu to a previous state. Can't launch terminal because of the very problem I'm trying to fix by restoring it. Anyone know how to crack this nut? I'm using Ubuntu 18.04.4 ...
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sudo and gnome-terminal - how do different terminals interact and react to -K and -k

I wanted to be sure to don't let untrusted code use sudo in a script I write. Simplified flow: run script script uses sudo, asks for password, does some setup with it script continues script executes ...
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How to apply terminal colors system wide? (using /etc/profile.d or similar)

I use the Base16 for Shells scripts to change my shell's default ANSI colors. For instance: $ wget https://github.com/chriskempson/base16-shell/raw/master/scripts/base16-nord.sh $ sh base16-nord.sh ...
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How to replace program running in graphical terminal with another program?

Lets say I have top or some ncurses program running in a graphical terminal, and from outside this terminal I'd like to execute a command, that would replace top with another program of my choosing. ...
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Transparency settings for my drop down terminal is not loading at start up

I am currently using Manjaro (Juhraya 18.1.5) and I use guake as a dropdown terminal. I have set a transparency on it and wanted to launch it as a start up program. But after logging in, I find no ...
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CP invalid option error

I'm getting an error that I can't make heads or tails of when trying to use cp through xargs grep -l -r .mp4 * | xargs cp -t ./Destination Results in cp: invalid option -- 'G' The goal here is to ...
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RHEL how can I add a keyboard shortcut on minified version?

I have a very small RHEL install, and there is no keyboard shortcut manager which would normally be located somewhere like "Applications -> Preferences -> Keyboard". I have the dconf-editor -> xkb-...
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Tmux color palette is not the same as the terminal emulator's

I am running the following: Ubuntu 18.04 Gnome Terminal Tmux 2.6 Vim 8.0.1453 When running the following snippet, awk 'BEGIN{ s="/\\/\\/\\/\\/\\"; s=s s s s s s s s; for (colnum = 0; colnum<77; ...
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How to pass a script to gnome-terminal in one file?

I currently work in hardware development, at present frequently connecting/disconnecting/rebooting device(s) connected to the serial ports. (Usually just /dev/ttyUSB0) I have a basic script to ...
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Weird characters sent to ssh terminal when Alt+Tab between apps

I ssh to my AWS EC2 machine with Amazon Linux from local Ubuntu with GNOME Terminal. If open vim in the ssh session and then Alt+Tab from terminal to another app and then Alt+Tab back, annoying ...
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Terminal can't show the colors properly

I'm using doom Emacs and today for the first time I started a terminal inside Emacs and I saw colors are showing so much better than my default terminal. same background, same font, but the colors on ...
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Bash Prompt takes a lot of time at the end of .bashrc

At the very end of .bashrc I do echo "The END". But even after this statement gets printed, there is a huge delay sometimes more than 5 seconds, to get the PS1 prompt. How can I diagnose this? Any ...
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gnome-terminal: strange control characters on Alt key

I probably misconfigured something, but I don't know what. (see UPDATE 1 and 2 below) In gnome-terminal, when I hit Alt (without any other key), it immediately sends ^[< to the terminal (I tested ...
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How to query the terminal state that is set by escape sequences such as tput smam?

QEMU was leaving my terminal in a weird state and it took me a while to finally debug it to the precise capability in question: tput smam vs tput rmam. Is there a way to inspect the current terminal ...
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Debian 9.8 Cinammon Edit Default Terminal with Arguments

I am trying to modify Cinnamon 3.2.7 right-click menu "Open in terminal" option. I successfully got it to launch gnome-terminal using dconf-editor by editing the org.cinnamon.desktop.default-...
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Fedora 31 - gnome-terminal starting delay when startet via keyboard shortcut

After the upgrade to fedora 31 I'm facing some problems with the gnome-terminal and the media/shortcut keys. I already opened a bug in redhat bugzilla opened a bug in redhat bugzilla, but I got no ...
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Create a Gnome multi-tab terminal pointing to various directories with custom titles

I am having an issue with the tabs retaining their custom titles. Here is my script: gnome-terminal \ --tab --working-directory="${HOME}/git/project-1" -t "Project #1" \ --tab --working-...
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gnome-terminal NOT working after Kali Linux system update

After doing a full Kali linux update using the following command line : apt-get update && apt-get upgrade -y && apt-get dist-upgrade -y && apt-get autoclean -y && apt-...
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Make GNOME Terminal send correct numeric keypad keycodes to vim

I use the vim-mark plugin, which allows me to make multiple highlights of different colours. It has some default key maps that uses the numeric keypad (<k1> ... <k9> and <C-k1> ... &...
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Copy&paste from gnome terminal to screen started in the same terminal session

I run Gnome Terminal 3.22.2 in LXDE. I select some text using mouse, run "screen" command and try to paste what I just copied. If I copy by selecting and paste using middle mouse button, it does not ...
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Gnome Files utility : where to right click in the window to open a terminal in the current directory when the window is filled of files?

I can right click with my mouse to open a terminal in the current directory shown in the window of the Files GNOME utility, provided there is some empty room left at the bottom of the window to right ...
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Konsole --new-tab: choose which existing konsole instance

I usually have several konsole windows on several desktops. Running konsole --new-tab is intended to open a new tab in an existing window, but it seems never goes to the window I want. This is really ...
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Force Bash to use 8 colors

I made some animations and a game that are to be played in the terminal and they rely on the terminal only having 8 colors available. When I run them on a Terminal that has 16 colors available (...
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Replacement for Terminal (Tilda, Guake, Terminator, …) but with modifier key remapping

I'm looking for a replacement for the Terminal (built-in to Ubuntu 19.04, Gnome), such as Tilda, Guake, Terminator, ... The feature I'm after is application-specific with modifier key remapping. I....
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Open Link in GNOME Terminal under i3/sway not working

If I try to open a link in GNOME terminal, then nothing happens if I'm in a Sway/i3 session. If I try the same while running GNOME, then opening a link works, i.e., Firefox opens the link. Any ideas ...
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How to hide the open terminal button in the right-click menu in the gnome3 desktop environment

Can someone help me? I mean, I need to hide this open terminal, because someone might open my computer, and I don't want him to open the terminal and execute the command
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sleep, suspend, command not working neither screen goes blank on timeout nor screen get auto lock on kali linux

I have installed Kali Linux. my problem is that the screen doesn't go blank automatically. there is no problem in settings. I have checked that in settings-> power -> DIM SCREEN WHEN INACTIVE IS ON &...
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Terminal problem DWM

I got as my first desktop environment gnome. As i go to DWM and wanna call the terminal by Alt+Shift+Enter, the terminal opens in gnome environment, but not in dwm.
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Using the “kill” command in Ubuntu

I was running a simple script that would take the output of the kill command and print it onto a file. However, while experimenting for better/more in depth or interesting results, I realized that the ...
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Why are some blank spaces yellow when selected?

compare the following screenshots of terminal
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Automate gpgtar encryption bash script

hHello :) I am trying to automate a script (that runs from within Nautilus scripts folder) that encrypts folders locally: #!/bin/bash chars=abcd1234ABCD for i in {1..8} ; do echo -n "${chars:...
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Error when launching gnome-terminal on Sway

I've installed gnome-terminal and xorg-server-xwayland and now I am trying to launch gnome-terminal. I already had an error caused by keycodes above 255. I deleted the keycodes above 255 and the ...
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Can't open Files, Terminal, and Screenshot

After installing new Chrome Remote Desktop browser extension, it somehow harmed my Ubuntu system. Now after reboot I see a warning "the login keyring did not get unlocked when you logged into your ...
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Terminal shows only blocks

I'm running Arch Linux, and I just did a sudo pacman -Syu. Now when I open a gnome-terminal or an xfce4-terminal, all I see are blocks. I'm totally clueless what's going on, or what has caused this. ...
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printing bash prompt and command into the output in addition to command, and its output

I am looking for a way to print the bash prompt, command and its output as shown below into an image for documentation purposes while studying, I wrote a quick command to do that, but I need the bash ...
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terminal shortcut doesn't work after upgrading python to 3.74

I am using Ubuntu 16.04; after upgrading my python from 3.5 to 3.74, the terminal doesn't show up using ctrl+alt+T. Reverting the default python to be 3.5 makes the shortcut work. Is there any ...
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PTY master missing read function

How can terminal emulator read from ptm device while it missing read function? There is a PTY driver: https://github.com/torvalds/linux/blob/master/drivers/tty/pty.c. I see pty_write function, but can'...
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What exactly tty line discipline does with input from pty slave device?

I know that tty line discipline processes special characters (such as ^C, ^? and etc), but it is only about input from pty master device. But what about input from pty slave device? What tty line ...
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Trouble launching gnome-terminal

I'm seeing an issue launching gnome-terminal as a regular user. When in a Gnome desktop, clicking on the terminal in the program list menu, nothing happens. Interestingly, I do not see this issue when ...
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Terminal dosen't start and says “bash: warning: shell level (1000) too high, resetting to 1”

My terminal have worked perfectly the last 2 weeks but suddenly after a restart I get an error saying: "bash: warning: shell level (1000) too high, resetting to 1" After 30 seconds it says: "bash: ...
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Cannot access terminal, tty nor EXterm on Ubuntu 16.04

After shutting down my lenovo thinkpad earlier today, I can't access terminal, tty nor EXterm on my Ubuntu 16.04. Clicking on the terminal icon produces no result, and ctrl+alt+Fx doesn't bring up any ...
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Gnome Terminal Massively Slows Down When Slightly Off Screen

I'm running gnome terminal with a standard Antergos install using GNOME with Wayland. When the terminal is just slightly off screen it lags like like crazy when I'm trying to scroll. I'm running zsh ...
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How can I make a script that opens terminal window, executes commands in it and remains open on Scientific Linux?

I'm working in a remote server that uses Scientific Linux (version=7.6 (Nitrogen)). I did a simple web application in Python3, and I found myself constantly opening a Mate Terminal (though, any ...
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Using su results in the message: Authentication failure on Fedora 29

I am unable to determine the cause of this, but the day prior when using su to enter my password for installing an application through the terminal, the authentication has been successful. So far, I ...
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Switching Users Fully in Bash (GNOME/Keyring Issues)

I am confused about the difference between running a command as "user1" in a terminal and running a command as "sudo -Hiu user1 [command]". If I run /home/user1/script.sh , the script successfully ...
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Gnome: Possible to get each instance of an application associated with the icon which was used to start it?

I'm using Gnome 3.30 and beyond org.gnome.Terminal.desktop, I have two additional .desktop files with Exec=gnome-terminal --window-with-profile=XXX, where profile XXX uses custom command ssh kalle@XXX,...
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How do I get gnome-terminal to start my shell in the same directory when I open a new tab

I reimagine my machine and now when I start a new tab in gnome-terminal (Ctrl-shift-T), I always end up in $HOME rather than the cwd of the current tab. Any ideas?
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Switch gnome-terminal with tmux - but completely

Ubuntu, xorg, i3. The goal is to have tmux as the default terminal. Easily achieved as the internet is full of great tips like [[ $TERM != "screen" ]] && exec tmux in your .bashrc. This ...
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How can i fix Linux Mint 19.1's GNOME terminal not TAB-autocompleting file names in apt?

I have a .deb package downloaded that i want to install using apt. When i wanted to TAB-autocomplete the following command nothing happened. $ sudo apt install ./pa[TAB] However, when i tried $ ./...

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