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Questions tagged [konsole]

Konsole is a terminal emulator for the K Desktop Environment.

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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 have --new-tab option

My konsole has no --new-tab option, but it has a button does the same thing. Usage: konsole [Qt-options] [KDE-options] [options] [args] X terminal for use with KDE. Generic options: --help ...
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How can I open “Konsole” from a shortcut key?

I have Linux Mint 18 Sarah KDE 64-bit and I'm trying to set up a shortcut key to open "Konsole", but I cannot find it on "shortcut options". Thanks you!
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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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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 is disabled all of a sudden in terminal

Sometimes I use the terminal (konsole) and all of a sudden the behaviour when mouse scrolling goes from scrolling through past output to scrolling through the history on the command prompt, and there ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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How to automatically record all your terminal sessions with script utility

What I want to achieve is be able to record my terminal sessions to file automatically whenever I use Yakuake/Konsole. It's easy to achieve if at the start of my session I do: script -f /home/$USER/...
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How can I type Unicode characters into KDE's Konsole terminal from a Gnome desktop?

I use Ubuntu.. In 'gnome-terminal', I can type Unicode Codepoints by first typing Ctrl-Shift-u followed by the Codepoint hex value, eg. C-S-u 2468 produces ⑨ konsole, my preferred terminal, does ...
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Getting Konsole to use the same input method as other applications

For most of my applications, entering Compose " o results in ö (LATIN SMALL LETTER O WITH DIAERESIS). In Konsole, it results in ̈́o (COMBINING GREEK DIALYTIKA TONOS followed by LATIN SMALL LETTER O). ...
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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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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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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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What is the Konsole command that locks the screen

I'm using OpenSuse Leap 42.1 and I would like to remap my Keyboard. Now, I want to remap one key (The Sleep key) to lock the screen instead of sending the entire PC to sleep. For that reason, I need ...
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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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What's the difference between these ways of accessing the shell?

From what I know it seems that there are many ways to access the shell on Linux. So far the methods I know are: To use a program such as Terminal or Konsole To use the shortcuts CTRL + ALT + F1-6 To ...
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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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Getting 256 colors to work in tmux

I have 256 colors working just fine in konsole,. I thought I'd give tmux a try because, unlike screen, it seems to support vi mode. However I find that the colors of my prompt show up and this is ...
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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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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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Are there any linux terminals which can handle all key combinations?

I like to use emacs in terminal mode (-nw), but it seems most (all?) terminals can't handle some key combinations - for example, C-<RET> or C-M-%. I know this is because most terminals emulate a ...
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Windows in the same application won't group together in Gnome launcher

I am using Kali Linux, which uses GNOME 3. I have installed Konsole and added Konsole to Favorites (the second icon from top). However, whenever I launch new window of Konsole, I get separate new ...
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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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cannot launch konsole from xterm

I installed lxde & kde (along with konsole). now I launch xterm from a Windows host using Xlaunch(Xming) which works fine but when I want to launch konsole(my preferred shell) I get this error: :~...
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Using QtCreator with konsole instead of xterm

I tried to use KDE's Konsole to start console applications from QtCreator. The application works as intended, but any new instance of Konsole started during or after the execution just shows this: ...
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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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Overriding the shade of color displayed

I have to work on systems which display some colors that are hard to read. I ssh into these systems, but don't have management permission to change the colors they display. Is there any way I can ...
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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 ...