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Questions tagged [lxterminal]

The standard terminal emulator of LXDE.

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Transparent LXTerminal on LXDE

I've been trying to set transparent terminal background in lxterminal on Arch Linux but with no luck. Setting transparent background in preferences does nothing, so does setting transparent to 1 in ...
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Show terminal window from systemd service daemon

Setup: Raspberry Pi running raspbian with a display connected (HDMI) A continuously running systemd service (daemon) Goal: Starting a new terminal window that's visible on the display As a proof of ...
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How to autostart LXterminal in openbox maximized?

The problem is that I found a solution for my .config/openbox/rc.xml, but not for .config/openbox/autostart.sh. Normally, it's just the command with options like in CLI, but man lxterminal doesn't ...
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What is the server-client relationship between a terminal emulator, a window manager and a X server processes?

In APUE (see the figure below), how do a terminal emulator process and a window manager (e.g. openbox) process communicate? Is a temrinal emulator process a client of a window manager process, based ...
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Is a terminal emulator process a server? [duplicate]

Is a temrinal emulator process a server? If yes, what is its client(s)? How can I find out its client(s)? Thanks. netstat output contains lxterminal processes. Does that mean that a terminal ...
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'CTRL-ALT-T' not working in Lubuntu 18.04

I'm new to Linux, ubuntu, and lubuntu so this might be an easy fix. Today I installed Lubuntu 18.04 and suddenly after a reboot the lxterminal won't launch via 'CTRL-ALT-T' anymore. It still works ...
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logname: no login name

I am trying to understand the differences between logname and LOGNAME from Difference between logname and $LOGNAME and https://askubuntu.com/questions/490620/difference-between-logname-and-logname On ...
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How to change LXTerminal's character encoding?

The default character encoding on LXTerminal (on Lubuntu 18.04) is UTF-8. Can I change it to UTF-16 Little Endian?
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Save Lxterminal session with named tabs

There is a possibility to create named tabs in lxterminal. I got an idea to create a few tabs named like basic, coding, scripting, administration. Is there a way to save it as something like a ...
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Pasting “Foo” into LXterminal in XFCE produces “0~Foo1~”

I use LXTerminal 0.20. with XFCE 4.12.2 on Linux Mint 18.2 (upgraded from 18.1). When I copy text in some desktop app and paste it into an LXTerminal session, I get 0~ and 1~ prepended and appended, ...
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How to scroll up and down in a terminal with PgUp and PgDn keys?

In gnome-terminal, lxterminal and mlterm under Lubuntu 16.04, when pressing PgUp nothing happens, and the symbol ~ appears when PgDn is pressed, but the information won't scroll up or down. This is ...
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Latex expressions shown in a terminal

Is there any way to show a graphic Latex expression in a (textual) terminal? Particularly, can an LXTerminal show the rendering of a Latex equation? Alternatively, is there any terminal emulator that ...
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How to set/change LXTerminal font for standard user?

debian8 is a standard user on my OS (Debian8+LXDE). I follow below steps to change the font on LXterminal. Launch LXterminal after logging in as debian8. Click Edit > Preferences. The default font ...
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lxterminal in the netstat output

Can you explain the following lines in the netstat output? Active UNIX domain sockets (w/o servers) Proto RefCnt Flags Type State I-Node Path unix 2 [ ] STREAM ...
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PID of a bash process not captured by $!

While this part of the script works fine: geany & pid=$! ... kill -KILL $pid This, instead, does not. lxterminal & pid=$! ... kill -KILL $pid Looks like a bash process remains in the ...
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Set solarized scheme on LXTerminal

I installed the solarized theme for vim but it looks quite ugly. The documentation says, that I should also enable the solarized theme in my terminal, which is the LXTerminal. Therefore I tried to ...
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Linux terminal Alt+Arrow word delimiter [duplicate]

In an SSH session or local terminal session (xterm), using Alt+left or right arrow allows me to skip forward and backward one word. In the example below, when using Alt+left arrow, the cursor stops on,...
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-devilspie doesn't play nice with spawning new terminals

I'm trying to configure devilspie so that on detection of opening a certain directory it runs a script to mount that directory over a network. I don't think the script itself is too important but ...
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Opening a terminal other than xterm, running a command on it, and not closing the terminal after it successfully finished

I have the following script in my Arch Linux box: #!/bin/bash xterm -e "sudo pacman -Syu;bash" This will fire up an xterm and run the command sudo pacman -Syu on it. Because of the ;bash part, it ...
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Vim colorscheme background not filling terminal

I am using vim with lxterminal, and the colorscheme kolor, and I am experiencing an issue where vim's background color does not fill the entire terminal. It can be seen clearly at the bottom of this ...
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Why do only some terminals get a pts

When I try to use write to talk to users logged into an X session results vary depending on which terminal they are using. Gnome terminal can pick up writes, but neither lxterminal nor terminator can. ...
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How to stop appearance of ^T% in the first line when I open a new lxterminal tab with ^T in zsh?

Steps to reproduce: Have zsh as default shell. Open a new terminal. for example, with Ctrl+Alt+T. Press Ctrl+Shift+T to open a new terminal tab. ^T% appears as the first line I'm running ubuntu 11....