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

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How can I use the terminal and track what is being changed?

I was wondering if it's possible to use the CLI to track the changes I am making in an app launched through the CLI. For example: Launch CLI. Enter gnome-control-center. Make random changes in the ...
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curl pipe script forks a new Terminal window

I have a script which unexplainably forks a new Terminal instance on some Linux distributions... I'd rather it doesn't do this. Oddly, when I run the script directly (./install.sh) the additional ...
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gnome-terminal in shell script [closed]

#!/bin/csh Command 1 gnome-terminal -- ./script1.sh gnome-terminal -- ./script2.sh Command 3 If I run the script it ignores all gnome-terminal and runs command 1 and command 3. Question : How can ...
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Starting background process from command line (different behavior)

In Ubuntu (21.10), I start a file manager from the command line window (gnome terminal 3.38.1): nemo . Sometimes, the command line returns and I can enter more commands. Sometimes, the command line ...
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Gnome Terminal, take the whole ghost suggestion?

Version 3.42.2 for GNOME 41. If I type a few letters, it shows a ghost suggestion. How can I take this suggestion and type the whole thing? I have tried some modifier + tab, but none of them worked. ...
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Configure xbindkeys to SIGINT?

The end goal is to be able to press ALT+c in gnome-terminal and interrupt a running process. I was hoping I could simply reconfigure stty but super key notation for stty implies this is not possible. ...
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Changing the preferences of Gnome-terminal globally

Is there any way to change Gnome-terminal settings, such as transparency, globally, so that I won't have to set it again and again after restarting i3-wm? I'm using Regolith Linux.
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How to open current path when creating a new tab in gnome terminal when using csh shell?

I'm on CentOS 7.9 (Gnome Terminal 3.28.2) with csh (yeah I know but work requirement) as my default shell. My problem is this: whenever I open a new tab in gnome terminal, the new tab redirects to ~/, ...
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In ZSH @ symbol appears during autocompletion of cd command

I use ZSH and after I type cd command and press Tab I get '@' symbol after some particular entries Why is it so?
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Viewing large (4M) files produced by the script command

vim, less, more, top all hate files produced by the script command. script doesn't produce a text file. It produces a binary file full of terminal control info based on everything that happened in the ...
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Why does Ctrl+"special character" on my Hungarian keyboard translate to corresponding English layout keys?

I have a Hungarian keyboard and in the terminal pressing Ctrl and any of öüóéá will produce the character that would be there on the English layout, so 0-=;' respectively in both kitty and gnome-...
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Obtain prompt right away after "reset and clear" in GNOME Terminal

I do run reset quite frequently while using GNOME Terminal. I've been trying to find a way to do (exactly) that using a shortcut. Reset and Clear (Ctrl + K) "resets" the terminal in a ...
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Unexpended script termination on `(` if started via "Run in terminal". What are differences of running script from GUI that way from "ordinary" ways?

Due to syntax error (omitting $ before (( for those curious) I discovered that the line of code containing ( results in abrupt script termination when script is run via "Run in terminal" in ...
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How to change the color of this selected text of the gnome terminal?

I'm trying to change the color of "[shark@Archshark ~]$" to blue in the terminal but It seems that I can't change it, please help.
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With bash, create a hyperlink that opens with phpstorm

I have: a bash script running in terminal that gives me a list of files from my local computer phpstorm properly configured, so that I can open a file in phpstorm by typing "phpstorm /path/to/...
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Creating a PTY and launching a terminal window attached to it?

Similar to this question, but not exactly, I am looking to have the ability for my process to launch a terminal emulator (say, gnome-terminal), and have said emulator attach to the PTY created by my ...
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Why does gnome-terminal lag when using brackets or parentheses? [duplicate]

Whenever there are many brackets drawn in the gnome-terminal window, things start to lag pretty badly. This effect is especially apparent, when the brackets don't have anything in between them, which ...
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How to dynamically switch terminal colors for all open terminals?

I use gnome-terminal on Ubuntu / Fedora. For color schemes I use base16-shell, along with its corresponding settings for my editor vi. I have configured my .bashrc to set the base16 theme on start up. ...
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how to display current X-Y position of window in gnome-terminal

For input into gnome-terminal --geometry. I would like to customize the gnome-terminal position upon opening it.
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Load multiple terminals and activate python virtual environments

I'm working on something that requires me to run a few terminals, each with their own python virtual environment. This takes some time to open manually, so I would like to automate this setup by ...
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Horizontal Display on Gnome

I'm stuck trying to find a way to get the login screen to display horizintally upon bootup. I'd prefer the login page on the monitor on the left but whatever. Any ideas here? I'm using Gnome
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gnome shell[31567]: clutter_actor_set_size: assertion 'CLUTTER_IS_ACTOR (self)' failed [duplicate]

Trying to start firewalld but getting this gnome error. I restarted gnome and gnome is active. i am using CentOS7. I searched Google but wasn't much on this error. gnome shell[31567]: ...
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Customizing linkifiication in Linux terminal

My employer uses a number of custom link shortcuts. For example, b/ is the bug database. This means that in IRC, we trade links like b/12345. I'm running weechat in gnome terminal for IRC. Is there ...
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bash prompt doesn't re-draw properly on resizing window

Basically I have a bottom bar that always shows me the current directory on the left and on the right side the git branch. I tried to use powerline, but it only works by having a bar above the prompt, ...
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How to fix vim color scheme in other terminals?

The problem I'm dealing with right now is I don't like gnome-terminal. I've tried alacritty, konsole, st (currently in use), and they're all having the same issue – they break my vim color scheme. ...
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meaning of this Gnome terminal script

What is the meaning of this code: gnome-terminal --tab -e "sh -c 'ch/home/Desktop'"\ could you tell me the meaning of each part of this code, one by one?
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Execute command in a new window

I'm trying to curl weather in a new terminal window, with the size of the terminal that shows full report. I've figured out how to do both things but i can't figure out how to do it in one window as ...
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Replace gnome-terminal with konsole in Linux Mint

I installed konsole and uninstalled gnome-terminal by doing: sudo apt install -y konsole sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove gnome-terminal And then tried: sudo update-alternatives --config x-terminal-...
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terminator installation on Kali Linux (apt-get error)

It is my first time using Kali Linux or Linux in general so I typed the command. So, I can install another terminator but I was surprised with a lot of errors the terminator throws THE COMMAND I ...
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Why Zsh terminal icons are not getting displayed in Atom Platformio Ide Terminal?

I’m running Atom on Manjaro Linux. And I installed Platformio Ide Terminal. Everything is working fine, except the Zsh shell icons. None of the icons is getting displayed. Only boxes like you can see ...
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Full path in terminal prompt and title-bar with modified PS1 in .bashrc

I am on several machines running Linux Mint 20.1 "Ulyssa" - Cinnamon (64-bit), link to web, with Bash 5.0.17 as my default shell. Today, I decided I customize my prompt and window title of ...
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How to open gnome-terminal and run a compound command

I'm in Ubuntu 20.04LTS with GNOME Terminal 3.36.2. I would like to run two commands, executing the second only if the first succeeds: proc.sh && results.sh I would like to run this in a ...
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Commands don't turn blue/green in terminal

Recently i switched from kali live to a external drive and installed kali with the installer. I updated everything but since the switch my terminal commands do not turn blue anymore. I have searched ...
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Where Did Gnome Go?

Gnome is no longer running. I migrated hardware to a new tower and moved /var to a new harddrive nvme0n1p3/nvmeVg-var. I believe this is the root of the issue. when I type gnome-session --version the ...
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Gnome-Terminal mark text > copy to clipboard (like in xfce4-terminal)

I switched a few days ago from xfce4 to cinnamon. Quite an improvement in usability. However, I miss the function of the xfce4-terminal that I can mark text and that it is automatically copied to the ...
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Gnome Left Menu Gone

Months ago I changed kernels temporarily from 3.10.0-1160.11.1.el7.x86_64 to 5.8.0-1.el7.elrepo.x86_64 then I reverted back to 3.10.0-1160.11.1.el7.x86_64 within a few hours. Once I loaded up 3.10.0-...
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How to rename terminal window from a bash script?

I am writing a bash script where I pretend to open a new terminal window (in this case a gnome-terminal), execute some commands and change the title of the terminal window. In order to change the ...
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tab complete in bash / gnome terminal opens emacs instead

Tab complete has stopped working in bash running in gnome-terminal, and in a pretty perplexing fashion. When I attempt to use tab complete on a partial path, two Emacs windows open with a completely ...
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Run gnome-terminal in namespace

I enter a namespace with unshare --net --mount. When I run xterm in it, the shell in the windows that opens iherits the stuff from the namespace. When I run gnome-terminal it runs like I opened it ...
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Powershell (pwsh) user bug?

I'm on Fedora 33 + Gnome. Open gnome-terminal in a folder (let's say, the Downloads), open another terminal tab/window and type pwsh: if you check the value of $profile it refers to a temporary ...
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Failed to fork (Cannot allocate memory) gnome-terminal

Running on Debian 10, gnome 3.30.2, I am getting for two days memory errors when trying to open new terminals after some time during the session. Reboot does not fix it fore more than a few hours, ...
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Printing a sequence of square brackets in `gnome-terminal` is very slow

Problem I coincidentally was trying to print a string to STDOUT in gnome-terminal that contains a lot of square brackets and noticed it took a lot of IO time (~4sec for ~100KB). To confirm that there ...
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Fedora 33 - gnome-terminal doesn't show up in wmctrl

A while ago I wrote a wmctrl-based script I used to implement a hotkey to focus into running gnome-terminal instance in order to avoid using mouse when I need to run anything in terminal. After an ...
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gnome-terminal --geometry not working in centos 8

In order to have a terminal launch on my secondary monitor upon login I used to have a command like the following as a startup application: gnome-terminal --geometry 80x24+2120+200 --full-screen --...
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Add file in a sub directory of a zip

I have a zip base.zip and inside the file there is 2 subdirectory. base.zip ├── subA │ └── fileA1.txt │ ├── subB │ └── fileB2.jpg │ └── k.jpg I want to add a file in the subA without extract ...
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gnome-terminal is not opening in RHEL 8

My OS version: Red Hat Enterprise Linux release 8.3 (Ootpa) I am not able to open gnome terminal for NIS user (xterm I am able to use) If I try opening the terminal, nothing comes . I am getting ...
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Gnome-Terminal PopOS

So i sudo apt-get autoremove gnome-terminal and installed alacritty. After that I checked for updates, after that I did sudo apt-get full-upgrade and PopOS installed Xterm. Why did this happen? The ...
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Black Screen , no command found in fedora

When Starting Fedora linux after uninstalling / removing Cinnamon Desktop Environment I got login screen but after trying to log in I got black screen in Gnome and KDE . After that I tried to go in ...
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Problems with user-theme gsettings schemas

Recently I started to learn shell scripting. I've planned to create a script to change the GTK and Shell theme of my Pop_OS as an exercise. I was first learning and testing the commands individually, ...
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GNOME Terminal's 'Copy As Html' operation not copying colors from my gnome terminal color settings

I have green text on black background on my GNOME Terminal. But copying selected text as Copy As HTML copying a new version of html with different css color than my GNOME Terminal color settings. It ...
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