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Konsole is a terminal emulator for the K Desktop Environment.

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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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mathematica in Konsole can't access last input with keyboard

Here is my configuration :-------------------:: ----------------------------- :-----------/shhOHbmp---:\ OS: Fedora 32 (Thirty Two) x86_64 /-----------omMMMNNNMMD ---: ...
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Open file with vi in konsole by default

I am running Fedora 32 with KDE env. In dolphin, I would like to open '.m' files using vi in konsole by simply clicking on this file. In short, if my file is "toto.m", I want the command "konsole -e ...
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How to clear the bash history when i close the terminal? [duplicate]

Using KDE Konsole as a bash terminal I would like to clear the history when I close the terminal (tab/application), note that I do need the bash history when Konsole is still open (to search it); I ...
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How to prevent “Clear scrollback & reset” from breaking ZSH history in Konsole?

When I do the "Clear scrollback & reset" command in Konsole, while using ZSH (with Oh-My-Zsh), the latter loses ability to search backward in history using up arrow key. I.e. when I print a ...
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How to make “Focus follow mouse” for Dolphin File Explorer?

I use Dolphin file explorer, within which I frequently switch back and forth to the terminal panel. So I was wondering how to make "Focus follow mouse" within Dolphin, so that I don't need to click ...
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How Do I Run Multiple Interactive Shells From One Script?

After building my code I have to run 3 java processes from different directories. Each of these has processes has an interactive console so I need to open them in new windows or new tabs in konsole. ...
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KDE somehow mute Konsole, yet IntelliJ terminal plays “beep” sound as normal

I found out that the "beep" sound is only produced inside of the IntelliJ's (RubyMine to be more specific) terminal. All tput bel, echo ^G and echo $'\a' produces a normal annoying sound. On addition ...
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Problem with fixing ubuntu terminal that gets the messages “Warning: terminal is not fully functional” or “****: unknown terminal type”

I am using virtualBox and I have ubuntu VM. I have kinda broke something in the linux terminal when I installed some packages (I think the package nterm package got uninstalled or something like that)....
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Konsole bashrc line overwriting issue

So I'm using Kubuntu 18.04 and wanted to use the Parrot OS .bashrc I had already done that but I had to wipe my laptop and reinstall it. But upon reinstalling and putting the same .bashrc as parrot I ...
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Trying to get a different terminal for Cinnamon on Debian 10.3

I have Debian 9 at work, which comes with Konsole as a option for terminal use. I quite like Konsole, and would like to use it for my Debian 10.3 virtualbox on my home machine. However, the only two ...
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bash konsole cursor is displayed 1 character off after the first word

Whenever I'm scrolling through elder commands and said commands have been executed without error and constist of at least 2 words and I'm placing the cursor anywhere after the first space it adds/...
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How to force-close konsole?

Expected behaviour Konsole should simply close when using Alt+F4. Actual behaviour Alt+F4 only closes Konsole if no command is running. e.g. this hotkey fails to close the terminal if another ...
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How to enable mouse in Midnight Commander in KDE3 Konsole?

Some time ago I installed openSUSE 13.2 and I don't remember doing anything special (but maybe my memory fails me). Anyway, when I run Konsole, and then Midnight Commander in it mouse works. I ...
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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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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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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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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 ...