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Konsole is a terminal emulator for the K Desktop Environment.

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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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Change Konsole keymapping for resizing text

I'm using Manjaro KDE and I was trying to change the key mapping for resizing text on the Konsole terminal from the default Ctrl+Num to Ctrl+Shift+Num, to avoid collisions with Vim key mappings. But ...
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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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How to Exit Feren OS Terminal

I am not sure if this is the right forum,but I will go ahead and ask. I have been using Linux Mint for sometime, and recently, more for a change of scenery, opted for Feren OS for my work PC. Now, I ...
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Neomutt doesn't recognize pasted password

I just installed neomutt and configured the email, imap server and the port in the neomuttrc file. When I run the app it ask me for my password, I paste it from my password manager (keepassxc) but the ...
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What could cause very large konsole-....history files in the /tmp/ folder?

After I implemented an improvised solution to a lack of storage space by moving /var/lib/docker (despite not having docker installed anymore) to another partition, I ran out of root partition disk ...
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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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Text insertion bindings in Konsole+ZSH

I am trying to let zsh insert a custom text (in my case simply !*) into my terminal upon press of Ctrl+Return. I already found an answer to a very similar question at Text insertion bindings in zsh, ...
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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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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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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 ...