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

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Linux: Is it possible to have TTY messsages in terminal emulator?

I use LinuxMint21, and I go in TTY only when I have an issue with my X session. Today, I went to a TTY, and I saw messages about sysrqd, partially disabled (was not expected), and I have some upgrade ...
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Open gnome terminal and execute user-defined zsh command

I want a command that opens a terminal and executes a function that is defined in my aliases.zsh. The function is defined like so: my-function() { wget some stuff do some other stuff } I tried ...
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How to detach a session in Gnome terminal with keyboard?

With the mouse, terminal tabs can be detached by highlighting a tab, right-clicking and selecting the said option. I'm more or less a keyboard-only user and thus this feature is inaccessible to me at ...
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Change Default Directory in Gnome Bash Terminal

I use the bash terminal on Ubuntu Ubuntu 20.04.5 LTS, with the GNOME terminal emulator. When using the terminal, this is the current (default) behavior: When I open a new terminal session, it starts ...
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Startup script for gnome-terminal doesn't change tab title nor executes commands

I'd like to automate the setup of my dev environment. I had to fallback from guake to gnome-terminal since guake (dropdown behavior was incredible) has issues with Wayland. I'm on Manjaro with gnome ...
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How do I scroll back in a ubuntu live server in UTM on Mac?

I'm using Ubuntu live server through UTM on my Mac. As I listed the processes using ps command I was not able to scroll up. I have not installed the GUI since I wanted to get in touch with the ...
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Terminal Profiles not being loaded

Eve though in dconf the profiles i installed are shown > dconf list /org/gnome/terminal/legacy/profiles:/ :3fab5042-3b59-44c2-b86e-df287109b3d7/ :93be6823-4719-4dea-be06-ebf0ae9091d8/ :Aci/ :Wild-...
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gnome-terminal how to send commands

For an application, I need to open a new terminal window and later execute some commands in that. I tried the command gnome-terminal And it works properly, it open a new terminal, but when i want to ...
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Time it takes to open a new terminal window

I just checked my timings: it takes about 0.41-0.45 seconds to open a new gnome-terminal window and about 0.55-0.65 seconds to open kitty. And it does bother me a bit that it takes so much time to ...
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How can I set the starting folder for new shells using gnome-terminal when launching from xfe?

I like to use xfe because it's quick and I make use of the 3 panes. I'm using ubuntu and I like using gnome-terminal but I can't get xfe to launch gnome-terminal with the bash shell in the same folder ...
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Why doesn't strace -f work on GNOME Terminal?

I tried running the command strace -f gnome-terminal --wait |& grep write and then in the terminal window that opened, I typed ls and pressed enter. I expected to see write syscalls corresponding ...
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How can I configure GNOME Terminal to launch new tabs with the same SSH host and directory as the current tab?

I source vte.sh in my .bashrc. One thing this does is it causes Bash to echo "\033]7;file://$HOSTNAME$PWD\007" as part of PROMPT_COMMAND. This uses the escape sequence "OSC 7" to ...
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Can I get the output of a command into the current command line in bash so I can edit it?

I know I can use $() or assign the output of a command to a variable and then use that. But can I paste the output of a command onto the current command-line so that I can edit it? If I have a mouse, ...
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Automatically enter command on next line in GNOME Terminal

Often when I'm deep in a folder structure a have to enter the command far to the right. I was wondering if there was a setting to always enter the command on the next line. Similar to this but without ...
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Rename terminal title && run application using alias

Trying to create a command that rename terminal title and run a application, I'm adding the commands inside .bash_aliases file. The rename command I'm using is: PS1='\[\e]0;test\a\]${debian_chroot:+($...
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Change border color around window (edit GTK theme)

I am using a fairly recent version of Cinnamon (5.4.12), with desktop theme Adwaita-dark (and Adwaita sometimes). When I start a gnome-terminal window, it has a very thin (1px?) white border all ...
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Automatically Hide empty folders in Nautilus and/or gnome-terminal without renaming

$ nautilus --version GNOME nautilus 42.2 $ bash --version GNU bash, version 5.1.16(1)-release (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu) Is it possible to hide empty folders while browsing in Gnome Nautilus without ...
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How to create a keyboard shortcut for playing youtube videos with mpv?

I'm using Pop OS. I've aliased the command mpv $(xclip -o) & exit to pp so I can play youtube links copied to my clipboard with mpv player in lesser keystrokes in the terminal. I realised I may ...
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gnome-terminal: "error constructing proxy..."

Almost the same as "error constructing proxy..." when trying to launch gnome-terminal as root, yet, he was not able to run the command as root, but in my case, I'm not able to run the gnome-...
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Disable shortcut 'ctrl+L' which clears the terminal

In Gnome Terminal (Version 3.44.1 for GNOME 42), the shortcut ctrl+L clears the terminal (similar to the clear command). There does not appear to be an entry for this in the shortcut preferences. How ...
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Customize bash prompt without plugins

I am customizing my bash prompt in order to make it look a little bit fancier. Here is what I did (in the ~/.bashrc file, Ubuntu 20.04). # Customizing prompt t1_bg="\[$(tput setab 31)\]" ...
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how to open multiple new tabs in qterminal with a bash script in debian 11 lxqt

I am trying to create a bash script that will set up my all development stuff in an instant. What I want the script to do: open 5 different tabs in one window. clear terminal and start firefox-esr. ...
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Set different color schemes for different applications in GNOME Terminal?

In the GNOME Terminal, the default scheme for text and background colors is the system theme, which on Red Hat seems to be just a slightly darker variant of the built-in scheme Tango dark. This works ...
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How to send Alt+1 to CLI when multiple tabs are open in gnome-terminal?

Both ranger and the gnome-terminal use Alt + 1, Alt + 2 etc to switch to the corresponding tab. So if a gnome-terminal window only has one tab and ranger is open, then pressing Alt + 2 will go the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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