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Konsole is a terminal emulator for the K Desktop Environment.

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How do I get rid of Konsole's random annoying transparent 1px lines?

I'm using the latest versions of Konsole and KDE with Plasma on Arch. It's been an issue since forever. I have random 1px thick transparent lines showing up all over the place. I want to get rid of ...
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How to save the contents of “Konsole” terminal in KDE

I want to know is there any way to save the contents (i.e, commands and stdout together) of Konsole terminal in KDE desktop as in Xfce4-terminal?
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Remove konsole split tab's title bar

I would like to remove the titlebar, the one just above my prompt, which has the fullscreen and close button. I only find options to edit the tab bar (Ctrl+Shift+t), just under the menu list, but ...
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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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Source files when opening an external terminal through Bash

For a start up script I want to open multiple several terminal windows on an Ubuntu system and execute some commands in each. Some of those commands require files to be loaded. Normally I do that with ...
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How does KDE Konsole handle a SIGTERM?

I have a particular setup: One manager program can launch and stop a program. One wrapper program which is composed of: Konsole. One program worker running into Konsole. My problem is: When ...
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Why does konsole switch its icon and how to avoid?

When firing up konsole, the window shows the following application icon in the upper left corner: After pressing the TAB key (which triggers filename completion in bash), konsole switches its ...
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How to use existing terminal session to save output with ANSI escape code like `script` or `screen -L` do?

I run a python script on konsole to print long logging for few hours, then I realized I want to save its output with color, but it's too late to run either script or screen -L to save the output as ...
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How to fix konsole `\033[0m` not working start from second page of scroll?

I noticed konsole has problem to reset color on next page of scrolling, as screenshot below, run with command for i in {1..100}; do echo "$i"; echo -en '\033[1;42m ...
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Integrated Konsole in the Dolphin File Manager

----------------------------- OS: Fedora release 30 (Thirty) x86_64 Host: Latitude 5580 Kernel: 5.1.8-300.fc30.x86_64 Uptime: 6 hours, 52 mins Shell: zsh 5.7.1 Resolution: 1920x1080 DE: KDE WM:...
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How to set the default browser in KDE?

Linux has many ways of "marking" an application "as a default". You can check some of them using following commands: xdg-settings get default-web-browser ls -o /etc/alternatives/*browser* ls -o /usr/...
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“konsole -e” results in read-only terminal

I am trying to programmatically open a new terminal and automatically run a custom script that sets various environment variables to prime it for an interactive session. This all works fine, except ...
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read -s gives error via script

I am trying to read a password from user, i used -s silent flag but read -s is not working from the script but it works if i do it manually from terminal. error details project.sh: 3: read: Illegal ...
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Can I configure pass to always use pinentry-curses?

I use pinentry-qt most of the time, but in the specific case that I'm using pass, I would like to use pinentry-curses because of the faster startup time. Is there a way that I can configure pass to ...
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Change starting window background color of konsole

I can set the color scheme to vary the background color of each tab. I expect it will vary with different random seeds, so each window will start with different background and new tabs will have ...
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Konsole does not run shell specified in /etc/passwd

I've been using Bash for a long time on Fedora with Gnome, and recently switched to Arch Linux, Plasma and ZSH. I set up zsh, file, used chsh -s $(which zsh), and it works. However, every time I run ...
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Service 'org.kde.konsole-1060' does not exist

Every non-KDE terminal (everyone except Konsole), once started, gives me this error: Service 'org.kde.konsole-[different number everytime]' does not exist. The full error being: Service 'org.kde....
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Can't get the code send by keyboard when press Ctrl+5

I'm on KDE, Manjaro. I set Ctrl+5 as shortcut for yakuake to switch to session 5. But it doesn't work. There is no notifications told me that I made a ambiguous shortcut. What I found is when I use ...
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Htop signals seem not to be sent on (K)Ubuntu 18.04

I am on Ubuntu 18.04 (Kubuntu), running through Konsole. I have a node process I can see in htop if I F4 and search for node. I highlight it and use F9 to send it a signal (tried SIGINT, SIGQUIT, ...
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How to fix Konsole font?

After updating to RHEL7 from RHEL6 my Konsole fonts are looking ugly and un-antialiased(Monospace size 11 in both systems). I played around with font antialiasing system settings but I am unable to ...
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Kde Konsole swallows Shift-Left and Shift-Right

I'm running emacs -nw in console mode inside the KDE konsole terminal emulator. In Emacs I have defines Shift-Left and Shift-Right from the windmove package to jump horizontally between buffers. The ...
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Konsole does not participate in either clipboards for one user

We use Debian 9 with the Xfce desktop at work. One user uses both xfce4-terminal and konsole. For some reason he cannot copy text from Konsole using neither mouse selection and middle click nor the ...
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Does Konsole permit launching a terminal with a custom font-size on the command-line?

If I want to launch a Konsole can I do so with a font-size of 30px rather than the default?
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Logging into remote shells from Konsole on Debian 9 results in “‘screen.xterm-256color’: unknown terminal type”,

Before I go into the detail of my problem there is a debian mailing list which seem to explain the cause- https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=854414 After installing Debian 9, logging ...
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How to unsplit the screen in konsole?

I accidentally clicked some shortcuts, and now my konsole screen is split. I don't want it, how can I unsplit it?
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Problem with additionally starting konsoles when booting (debian)

I am using the following command to start a konsole + execute a command at startup. konsole -e 'bash -c "MY_COMMAND;bash"' The goal is that the konsole stays open after executing the command (which ...
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Is this output from “who -a” normal?

This does not look normal to me: who -a system boot 2018-09-04 11:59 LOGIN tty1 2018-09-04 11:59 685 id=tty1 run-level 5 2018-09-04 11:59 user + pts/...
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Bash PROMPT_COMMAND appears to be overriding vim's :set title

I'm using Konsole 18.04.3, on Fedora 28, and I have the following set in my .bashrc: PROMPT_COMMAND='echo -ne "\033]30;$(basename $(pwd))\007"' I have the following set in my .vimrc: autocmd ...
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How to let proper arrow navigation on terminal app open by shortcut?

I'm trying to create a shortcut for a terminal app called "Fricas". By now I was able to create it with manjaro's app manager passing the following code line to open it: konsole -e fricas But when ...
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open FIND dialogue in Yakuake with shortcut

Is there some way to set a keyboard shortcut to open the Search/Find dialogue in Yakuake rather than Right click then Find? I can't find one for the life of me and opening the dialogue with the mouse ...
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Konsole and other applications render FontBureau's “Input Mono” as proportional

In KDE's Konsole, when using a custom build of FontBureau's "Input Mono" font, things are rendered as though the fonts are proportional. This causes no end of problems, as Konsole isn't prepared to ...
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KDE konsole command line option --profile not working

I'm running KDE 4.11 on CentOS 7.5.1804 (Core), with konsole package 'konsole-4.10.5-4.el7.x86_64'. Within the konsole application I created a profile named 'pi@eecspi', and from within a running ...
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Strange Konsole character encoding behavior

I set the character encoding of Konsole in Lubuntu to UTF-16 (not sure if Konsole uses UTF-16 little endian or UTF-16 big endian). Then I run the following command in the Run window: Then I pressed ...
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Starting Konsole on a display and with a specified command from SSH?

If I have $DISPLAY set to a particular display and I'm connected through SSH, can I make a Konsole window appear on display $DISPLAY and run a bash command from it right away?
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colorize hostname in command line prompt [duplicate]

I wish to set a custom color for the hostname portion of my command line prompt (in bash). In my .bashrc file, the default command line prompt is: PS1='[\u@\h \W]\$ ' To colorize the hostname only, ...
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How do I tell KDE Konsole to open with a specified geometry and window title?

I'm writing a script which needs to open a terminal window with a specific geometry and window title. I'm having trouble setting these with KDE konsole. According to its help output I need to do: ...
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Debian multi-line prompt in konsole

Sorry if I am wrong here, but I have no idea where to search for my problem. I accidentally upgraded my Debian system to stretch (stable). Since I did so, the konsole isn't working properly anymore. ...
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Ugly Horizontal Lines Displayed in Kate and Konsole with Fractional HiDPI Scaling

Here is a picture of the problem: Notice that all lines of text have horizontal lines similar to underlining. However, this is a plain text editor (Kate) and it does not do underlining. There is no ...
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Ctrl-Enter for Midnight Commander not working in X terminals in Fedora, working in OpenSuse

I like Midnight Commander. Might have to do with starting with DOS machines in the early 90s in Russia, but now I just really like the integration of the command line with a two-panel file list. And a ...
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scrolling with mouse wheel in konsole

In konsole, mouse wheel scrolling events translate to up-arrow(^[[A) and down-arrow(^[[B) instead of the usual ^Y and ^E. Due to this, using mouse wheel in a konsole window results in scrolling ...
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ncdu does not render properly

I noticed that ncdu is not rendering properly, as can be seen from the below screenshot. See that the "unknown character" symbol appears where it should be a line character: But it doesn't happen if ...
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How can KDE Konsole be prevented from trapping the Ctrl/Alt/Shift + Cursor keys?

I need to use some Alt and Shift cursor combinations in emacs and the KDE Konsole is interfering with them. It switches the tabs instead. How can I disable that behaviour? It is hard to tell whether ...
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Does konsole support a visible bell?

I would like to set up my terminal to use a visible bell notification. Konsole is my preferred terminal emulator, but I can't seem to figure this out. Everything I can find on the web points me ...
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Expect script not sending password as planned [closed]

I've tried reading up on this, but I can't figure out why it's happening. When Expect sends the password it appears as echoed cleartext in the terminal and afterwards "Sorry, try again." appears. ...
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How to fix “Add to Favorites” menu item when adding Konsole to Gnome 3 favorites

Normally in Gnome 3 to add an Application the Favorites, you can launch it, then right click the app icon in the doc and select "Add to Favorites". But on Ubuntu 16.04 specifically for the "Konsole" ...
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Why does Super-F1 display “::1 localhost”?

Why does pressing Super+F1 cause the terminal to output the following (including "s1") on the following prompt? ~ $ ::1 localhost ~ $ s1 Note: The value of $? seems to be preserved, so I ...
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Where are the Shell Profile Settings Stored?

I just broke a machine running Linux Mint with KDE 4. Thankfully I managed to back up /home/, so I have all my data. Now I've installed Kubuntu with KDE 5, and I'm trying to configure my Shell ...
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Pressing Ctrl-L or Ctrl-D inserts an “@s” in Konsole

I'm using fish, but I've tried doing konsole -e bash as well (it inserts a visible "s") there. It seems pressing certain Ctrl-* key combos inserts a Ctrl-S before actually sending that particular ...
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Enable command line completion of *.md files for firefox in konsole

When opening files in Firefox from konsole, the autocomplete function only works for certain file extensions like html, htm and the like. For other extensions, I have to type out the full name instead....
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changing prompt color in bash in konsole

I change the color of my prompt in the console by changing the PS1 variable in my .bashrc like this: PS1="${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)}$COLOR_USER\u@$COLOR_HOST\h:$COLOR_PWD\w>$COLOR_ORDER" ...