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Konsole is a terminal emulator for the K Desktop Environment.

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bash completion stopped working out of the blue [closed]

Running Debian unstable here. Two days ago, tab completions in bash stopped working in Konsole. No recent upgrades (except any security upgrades that may have happened in the background). I checked ...
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I would like to disable the "Alt+a" keyboard shortcut in konsole for Kde Neon

As it says in my title, I would like to disable the "Alt+a" keyboard shortcut of my "Konsole" terminal in Kde Neon. For some reason every time I press "alt+a" the Konsole ...
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Kde 6 & Konsole shortcuts Alt+D

In a recent update of Konsole (I assume from the upgrade to kde6 but I'm not sure) i can’t use the shortcut alt+D to delete the current word in the terminal because it split horizontally the screen. I ...
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When selecting lines in konsole using the mouse, the paste doesn't include the carriage return to an SSH session

If I select anything from the command line that includes the end of the line, when I paste it into a konsole window or tab that is ssh'd in to a remote machine, the carriage return is not pasted. It ...
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How do I tell if my shell is being run from within Dolphin's integrated terminal?

I'd like to choose whether or not to load zsh plugins if the shell is, at the moment, being run within Dolphin. Is this possible? I've considered: ps: ps, at least without any flags, does not seem to ...
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In KDE4, how do I open a konsole window that is automatically maximized, stays below all windows, and sticks on all desktops?

I am using KDE4. I'd like to create a keyboard shortcut that would run konsole with a predetermined setting: window fully maximized no menus, no tabs, no windows borders stays below all windows ...
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410 Gone [IP: 2606:4700:20::681a:d05 443] when trying to run sudo apt update

I have been trying to fix an error when running docker and as a result want to update my kali version, however i receive this when running sudo apt update E: Failed to fetch https://mirror.mwt.me/...
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Dolphin service menu to run konsole command with copied data in working directory

I would like to combine these two elements that I already use: Konsole terminal running a yt-dlp command in order to download from a copied link (like konsole -e yt-dlp 8 %u) A Dolphin service menu ...
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Weird spaces left on KDE terminals

In the picture you can see the problem (the app on the right). So I recently installed manjaro i3wm, but I love KDE apps, so I installed konsole, kate and dolphin (which all of them have terminal ...
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How to apply same settings for Yakuake and Konsole flatpak?

I attempted to install Yakuake and Konsole using Flatpak due to issues with the default installation, which produced garbled output and occasional blank lines, resulting in inconsistency. After ...
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What is the unit of window size in Konsole?

When one opens a Konsole window or resizes it, window sizes appear at the centre. For example, if one opens Konsole it says 110×28. What is the unit of window size?
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KDE Konsole incorrect reboot behaviour

I'm running KDE Plasma on Arch Linux. Upon rebooting my PC, Plasma re-opens the applications that were open prior to reboot. This is desirable behaviour and functions as expected for all applications ...
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How to yank text from the kill-ing and instert it at the cursor location in another terminal window? [closed]

Is it possible to copy a text from one terminal and input it into another without selecting it? More precisely, within the same terminal window, I can kill the text line by CTRL-U and then yank the ...
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Open Konsole terminal always in split view

I am using Konsole (the default terminal) in Kubuntu. I am aware that I can split Konsole using SHIFT + CTRL + 0. I would like Konsole to automatically split by default every time I launch it. I have ...
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Kubuntu 22.10 Konsole shortcut CTRL+INS not working, get "5~"

I'm using Kubuntu 22.10, and when using Konsole, if I use the Ctrl+Ins shortcut, the selected text isn't copied, I get a 5~. Shift+Ins is working (i.e. pasting works). I've already checked: KDE ...
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Terminal history up/down broken if last command output does not end in newline (KDE Konsole)

There is a strange behavior in all or most Linux terminal, which has bugged me for a long time. I am not sure if it is a bug or intended, or a configuration issue. So I ask here first. Steps to ...
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have clear screen clear konsole ram

how do I set it so clear command clears the output that was stored in ram from my understanding, konsole keeps screen output in ram. I want to clear that when I clear the visible part of the screen ...
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How do I get mouse click to position cursor to work in konsole with bash?

I would like to be able to click the mouse button in konsole to position the cursor in bash. How do I do it?
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What exactly is the output in my terminal when I try to use Alt+Delete to remove text?

Alt+Backspace works in terminals which often leads to me mistakenly trying Alt+Delete which then adds a ~. What exactly is happening there?
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How do I get the user@os to show up in front of commands in the shell

Currently my shell shows this: It used to show up like user@distro ~$. How do I get that user@distro to show up in the terminal? I'm using Konsole as my terminal.
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^[[3~ try again error in kde konsole

I am trying to enter in admin by sudo su. But after entering sudo password and pressing enter terminal automatically printing some character and showing try again. ^[[3~floki@aspire:~$ sudo su [sudo] ...
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Why do I see a black-and-white emoji in console with Noto Color Emoji font installed?

I have installed Noto Color Emoji font on my system (e.g. Arch: noto-fonts-emoji), but I still see this black-and-white version in the terminal (Konsole): However, I expected the color one as ...
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Change color of title bar in Konsole terminal emulator

I'm using Konsole terminal emulator in Debian bullseye. And with the default color setting, I think the active tab is not distinguishable, so, I want to change the color of active tab to other color ...
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How can the terminal emulator tell whether it's safe to close the window or it requires some confirmation?

While using Konsole as my terminal emulator, I realized that in addition to typing exit or hitting Ctrld, I can also click "close tab" and it closes it. What's interesting though is that ...
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How to blacklist KDE terminal in guake?

I am running guake on Debian testing - $guake --version Guake Terminal: 3.8.1 VTE: 0.66.2 VTE runtime: 0.66.2 Gtk: 3.24.30 Fortunately or unfortunately KDE terminal seems to come in my guake ...
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Konsole colors not displaying right

I run Konsole with zsh on KDE on Arch as my main terminal interface. I have a custom color sheme. But, something happened, and the colors stopped displaying right. How it works on my machine: When I ...
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How do I ensure same colorscheme across VIM on KDE installations?

Every time I upgrade to a new version of Debian (or any other Linux distro), I end up tweaking the blue color in Konsole, which by default is too dark. Here is the screenshot of a portion of a Bash ...
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The profile session of kde konsole dosn't accept edit

I am using linux arch. I installed the KDE konsole as usual, but when I save the console settings it does not save. I changed the default session to another session, but when you open the konsole, I ...
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img2pdf: get pages in good order

img2pdf works very quickly with hundreds of images and creates a pdf out of them with a command like img2pdf *.tif -o out.pdf but the page order is wrong in my case. I ran the command in konsole ...
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How to get rid of Konsole toolbar

It happened to me after an update to Konsole. How can I remove the icons in the red box below? There is a Show Menubar checkbox on context menu, I'm wondering why lack of Show toolbox checkbox made ...
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Can't write tildes on konsole and certain console emulators

So im completely bewildered on this problem, initially two years ago i remember being able to use tildes(~) easily on terminal emulators, but for some reason it suddenly stopped working for this and ...
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Konsole: Remote tab title show current directory?

Is there a way I can configure the remote tab title of a Konsole window to show the current directory as my tab title? Is there a way I can use the %w option to configure it as such?
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why is shell (new terminal, new tmux panes/windows) slow to load?

When I open a new terminal it takes a couple seconds for the shell to load, when I open a new pane or window in tmux it might even take a second longer. The delay is about 3 seconds. I'm using zsh ...
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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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Is there a way to turn off highlighting of pasted text in Konsole on Plasma 5.21?

Upon upgrading to the new Plasma 5.21, one of the things I noticed is that whenever I copy and paste something into the Konsole it gets highlighted automatically. I'm curious if there's a way to turn ...
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Disable Alt+C shortcut in KDE Konsole

In KDE's Konsole, in a split view, Alt+C closes the last opened pane (view) for me. Unfortunately, this conflicts with my use of Alt+C to capitalise a word in Emacs. How do I turn off Konsole's ...
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My Manjaro KDE Display Manager failed to start

When I boot into my Manjaro KDE, it says that the Display Manager failed to start. I then login from console and try startx. But it seems like something were missing. I can't even download it since I ...
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Dolphin starts with wrong shell when restored from last session

Dolphin has it's own embedded terminal (which is a KDE Konsole). My default shell is zsh. When Dolphin is restored from the last session (via KDE Plasma session management), it starts with bash ...
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Avoiding similar commands in Konsole when scrolling through recent commands in Manjaro KDE

Imagine that I enter these commands in Konsole (Manjaro KDE terminal): python3 script.py clear clear Normally when I hit arrow UP key, I am able to scroll through recent commands: If I hit arrow UP ...
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Is there a terminal emulator which can notify when there is an output with certain pattern?

Konsole, for example, only provides option to notify when there is activity or silence. My particular case: I run a long-running program which turns out to occasionally prompt for user/password. It ...
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Running GUI application as root user

When I try to open a GUI application lets say KWrite in Debian KDE via terminal as root user I get this error: qt.qpa.screen: QXcbConnection: Could not connect to display Could not connect to any X ...
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Execute a command in a separate konsole then let users type commands

I am working on software at a large corporation where I have little control over the overall technologies used, and as a result need to find solutions that will work within the constraints I have. ...
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The screen and tmux programs have suddenly stopped mouse scrolling in KDE Konsole

Some new behaviour in Konsole has prevented both screen and tmux from scrolling the window. I mostly use screen and when using the mouse wheel to scroll it would spin through the command line history. ...
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possible to join/attach Konsole windows?

In KDE's Konsole, if I have a Konsole window open with multiple tabs and accidentally click and drag a tab off into its own window, is there any way to re-attach it to the tabs of the original Konsole ...
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Key sequence ambiguous in Konsole

My Arch Linux machine has KDE Plasma desktop installed and I'm using Konsole as a terminal. In Konsole, when I highlight text and press Ctrl+Shift+C on my keyboard to copy it, I get this popup message....
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How to change behavior of CTRL+L in my terminal?

My current system: OS: Manjaro 20.0.3 Lysia Kernel: x86_64 Linux 5.4.52-1-MANJARO Shell: bash 5.0.18 DE: KDE 5.72.0 / Plasma 5.19.3 Every time I press CTRL+L on my terminal (Konsole), the visible ...
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How do you use the keyboard to highlight the text you want to copy in konsole?

When I want to copy and paste text from the konsole screen I have to use the mouse but I find that rather awkward. Is there a way to enter a mode where you can use the keys to highlight the text you ...
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Why does urxvt display this box drawing glyph differently?

I'm switching to urxvt and noticed something on the way. I use zsh and powerlevel10k with it. The powerline, if that's what it's called, is being differently on urxvt, even though both konsole and ...
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KDE Konsole: how to save and restore current session?

KDE Konsole does not have a feature to save the current session (opened tabs, current directory etc.) How can we save/restore the current session?
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How to shift previous output upwards on Konsole

On gnome-terminal I'm used to type clear or ctrl+L to clear the terminal and I can still scroll back to view all previous outputs. On konsole - KDE, running the clear command removes the outputs on ...
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