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How can I run my text editor via edit-in-kitty while preserving the environment set in rc files?

Problem I am trying to get the edit-in-kitty command to work on my local workstation (not over SSH, yet), but it seems like the environment variables — which are usually exported while sourcing my ...
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zsh bindkey ctrl-enter to autosuggest-accept using kitty

I want to set up ctrl-enter to accept zsh autosuggests. I've been trying bindkey "\C-\r" autosuggest-accept but this ends up as being understood as just pressing enter (and thus overriding ...
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Kitty terminal: I don't have any colors on PS1 bash prompt

Unlike other terminal emulators with kitty terminals I have no colors on bash prompt. I am using ubuntu, my PS1 is \[\e]0;\u@\h: \w\a\]${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)}\u@\h:\w\$ What have I to setup ...
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Kitty terminal automatically deselects text?

Every time I highlight text to copy from the Kitty terminal, it automatically deselects it. This is creating a situation where I cannot copy from the terminal. What might be causing this behaviour?
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Kitty Terminal Tab Title without path?

I have been playing around with the settings in the kitty docs. I am using tab_title_template to change the title of a tab. The {title} variable includes the file name and the path. Is there any way ...
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Kitty Terminal Launch directory location?

I switched from iTerm to Kitty. In iterm I could set the starting location for new terminal windows to the desktop. Which config option is this in kitty?
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Get drop down with kitty

I used to use guake and I preferred the drop down style of it so is there a way to have this in kitty. So far i have tried kitti3 and added exec_always --no-startup-id kitti3 bindsym $mod+n nop kitti3 ...
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Kitty run command in current shell via action

Is it possible to run a command in the currently open shell via an action using the Kitty terminal emulator? For example when defining hyperlink actions: protocol file mime inode/directory action [RUN ...
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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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How to render unicode like Terminator in Kitty?

I am configuring my Arch Linux installation (currently on a Virtual Machine with Garuda as host system) and I've noticed that on Terminator or Gnome Terminal unicode symbols display pretty cool, for ...
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Copy / Paste problems in in Kitty on arch/i3

I'm using Kitty as a terminal Emulator on Arch with I3 and i use a german keyboard layout for a hp elitebook. The Problem is, that i can't copy and paste with my ctr_left + shift_left + (C | V) Keys. ...
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How can i get nerd fonts in kitty terminal

i can't get beautiful font of codding in terminal: i am reading documentation of fonts in voidlinux.org and i'm installing alacritty and kitty and st , but not work my conf of alacritty is: font: ...
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How can I disable kitty's paste from escaping?

If I have the string and copy that with CTRL+SHIFT+C https://test.invalid/?foo=bar()&baz=$quz{} And I paste that into the terminal I see the following, https://test.invalid/\?foo\=bar\(\)\&...
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Mapping otherwise conflicting or unmappable keys in terminal Vim

Resources in the network (1, 2, 3) claim that some key combinations, among which Ctrl-Shift-letter, Ctrl-number, Ctrl-i/Tab, Ctrl-m/Enter, Esc/Ctrl-[, cannot be mapped reliably in Vim because the ...
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Terminal application

I added a padding to my terminal (kitty) and it looks pretty good, but when I open vim or alsamixer they look bad with this padding. So my question is can I, in kitty or in any other terminal ...
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TMUX and terminal colors are not the same locally and over ssh

I have a bunch of dotfiles that allow me to have a pretty theme on my terminal and tmux on my local host. I use kitty, fish and tmux. To properly define colors and have a global coherence, I use the ...
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Make kitty terminal emulator to use the current working directory for new windows

Say I have a window in kitty and press ctrl+shift+enter to open a new window. The new window always uses ~/ as current working directory. I'd like the new window to use the same working directory ...
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How to unbind Ctrl+LeftClick in tmux?

KiTTY (the Windows-based PuTTY clone, not the other terminal emulator) has an option that underscores URLs in terminal output and, when Ctrl+LeftClick'd, opens them in the host browser. This works ...
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Terminal(kitty) colors altering vim color scheme

I'm using the base16 color schemes for both my terminal(kitty) and vim. However changing the color scheme of kitty results in the color scheme of vim changing into something similar. The relevant(I'...
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How do I copy and paste with Kitty?

Kitty is a terminal for Linux. How do I copy and paste with it. CTRL+c does not work? And there is no option on right click. Right-click also doesn't work for copy.
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Screen and kitty what should $TERM be?

Why does tmux report $TERM=screen-256color Normally kitty reports $TERM=xterm-kitty Which should I use if I run tmux inside kitty? Obviously kitty provides advanced functionality and that makes ...
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Tmux under Kitty terminal

I recently discovered the neat kitty as some aspects of the themes I'm using under ZSH don't render quite right under Xfce Terminal but do under kitty. Unfortunately I've hit a snag when it comes to ...
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