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Set cursor blink rate in URxvt

I would like to know if it's possible to change the speed at which the cursor blinks in URxvt. The only blinking-related config option I found was URxvt.cursorBlink which is a boolean. If it's not ...
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How to use terminal as program runner with FZF

I have a thought. Can I use a terminal as program runner? Instead of dmenu / rofi I was thinking to list all the programs with FZF, run the selection, and then close the terminal after it runs. I ...
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vim inside tmux not rendering proper characters

I'm trying to run vim inside local tmux session. Vim on its own (both via terminal, and via gui with gvim) is working as expected. I'm running Debian stable, tmux 2.8, vim 8.1.549, urxvt 9.22. The ...
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urxvt not loading the icons for lf filemanager

I am using urxvt Below is my .Xresources file URxvt*buffered: false URxvt.font: xft:monospace:size=15,xft:DejaVuSansMono Nerd Font:size=10 URxvt*letterSpace:-1 URxvt.scrollBar: false URxvt*...
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URxvt: get list of default keybindings and command names referring to them

I need to get list of all URxvt default keybindings and command names referring to them. Example: URxvt.iso14755 → Ctrl+Shift+C, URxvt.iso14755_52 → Ctrl+Shift+V
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rxvt-unicode-256color (Debian, 9.22-6): braille characters only shown after showing arabic character

I'm trying to display braille characters in my urxvt terminal, e.g. I'd like to see a dot when running echo -e "\u2840". To my confusion, this only works if I run echo -e "\u0641" first in that ...
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Mapping ctrl+shift+something to do something in zsh with urxvt

For example in my .Xresources I have a line URxvt.keysym.Control-Left: \033[1;5C. I don't know very well what \033[1;5C means, but by having bindkey "^[[1;5C" forward-word in my .zshrc it allows me ...
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How can I get urxvtc to stay open until the command is finished executing?

I have a need to open urxvt with a certain program running inside it. Apparently urxvtc has the same command-line options as urxvt, and is supposed to function as a drop-in replacement - the same as ...
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Change to background image in tmux in urxvt-256 using printf command [duplicate]

I am unable to use printf command when I am inside tmux. The command for changing background on the fly is: printf "\e]20;/home/alexsson/Downloads/alternativ.png;\a" I can do this directly in urxvt:...
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URxvt not changing either background or transparency

This is my .Xresources !! _ __ 1 !! | |/ /________ _________ __ _______________ _____ 2 !! | // ___/ _ \/ ___/ __ \/ / / / ___/ ___/ _ \/ ___/ 3 !! / |/ / / __(__ ) /_/ / /_/ / ...
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vim color is not showing on urxvt

I set vim color colorscheme solarized8_dark_low set t_Co=256 but vim showing bgcolor of urxvt when I open vim on urxvt.vim and urxvt side by side
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Can't get font to load in URxvt from .Xresources

I've been trying to change my font in URxvt to Overpass Mono, but I've been having some problems. I moved the font files to /usr/share/fonts/ and ran fc-cache -f to scan for the fonts. The fonts are ...
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_curses.error: setupterm: could not find terminal

A lot of people have been getting the following error message when using curses in python: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/home/bertil/anaconda3/bin/vd", line 152, in <module> ...
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How to switch URxvt.transparent setting on the fly?

I would like to set a key binding in my xressources to switch the transparency setting in a terminal (without having to start another one to see changes). I didn't find a bindsym option that allows ...
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Opacity for colours set within vim

I use a transparent terminal background on URxvt, which I set within my Xresources file: URxvt.background: [85]#2f2f2f In vim I have line numbers on the left hand side with a different background ...
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Real-time color change in terminal (before user sends the command)

I could not find a better way to write the title, so sorry if it is not as specific as it should. For my case, I would like to make the first word (that we know it will be separated of the rest of ...
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urxvt skipping lines of text output on clean install

morning, i have a clean install of fedora 30, i3 gaps, and not much else on a VMware workstation 15 vm. This is now the second time running into this issue. The problem is that the terminal fails to ...
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Start nvim with a bindsym in i3

How can can I start nvim with a bindsym from i3? If I just type bindsym $mod+F1 exec nvim nvim doesn't show, since it just runs in the background without a terminal. So how can I invoke nvim with a ...
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XCompose is not updated for Urxvt when window manager starts

I am using awesome WM. When I start my window manager, I run setxkbmap -option compose:menu which has a ~/.XCompose with various extra definitions. Those work fine in Gvim, Firefox, Signal, and Slack (...
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Fork urxvt in bash without hitting Control-c

I know I can create new sub-shells (please correct me on terminology) in bash by using &. However this requires me to hit Control-c to get back to bash with most programs. Is there a way to stop ...
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Fixing title in rxvt application

I need to use the title (-title/-T) for a terminal app called cmus in rxvt. But, When I am running urxvt -e cmus -T "cmus" It opens and closes. cmus is a music player and it changes the title ...
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Tmux default directory is '/' the first time after reboot

When I start tmux the first time after a reboot, the default directory is '/' (also newly created tmux tabs have this default directory) and in the place of the tmux session number ('0' in the picture)...
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Fake Transparency in URxvt Using ImageMagick in i3

The most popular way to set your background in i3 seems to be using feh, via something like: exec_always feh --bg-fill /home/user/Pictures/wallpaper.jpg in your ~/.config/i3/config file. Then, in ~/....
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URxvt font spacing

I'm using rxvt-unicode as my terminal with Hack fonts patched with Nerd fonts. Also, my main editor is NeoVim (matters not), with vim-airline (among others). So, this plugin (vim-airline) uses U+2630 ...
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urxvt not picking up the correct DPI

I'm running Manjaro Gnome on a HiDPI display. Most things work fine but some programs like urxvt or rofi don't seem to pick up the correct system-wide DPI settings and look very TINY. I thought I ...
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What changes to a .zshrc file could cause every terminal one opens to output: '@home/.zshrc:1: command not found: xyz'?

('xyz' can be as far as I know, anything that is on my first line of .zshrc. Even an empty line as a first line of .zshrc returns the same output upon opening a terminal but ending with whitespace. I ...
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Output in terminal after quitting program

I'm using Kubuntu with i3, and I've recently migrated from Manjaro because things. My terminal emulator is urxvt but, when I use programs such as vim, less or nano in the terminal remains the part of ...
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trouble changing font with URxvt [closed]

I'm trying to change fonts in URxvt. $ fc-match "FuraCode Nerd Font Mono" Fura_Code_Regular_Nerd_Font_Complete_Mono.otf: "FuraCode Nerd Font Mono" "Regular" But when changing ~/.Xresources like this ...
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Is there any way to let urxvt support sixel?

Recently there is a popular github repo called lsix, and it's using sixel graphics to display images inside a terminal. Currently I am using rxvt-unicode as my terminal emulator, but it seems not to ...
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Urxvt: how to increase the amount of lines I can scroll back?

In other terminal emulators you can usually control the amounts of lines you can scroll back, but it seems it's a fixed amount in Urxvt. I thought the "saveLines" option controlled that but I tried ...
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rxvt-unicode some colors missing on CentOS 7

I have the following configuration. It works fine on Ubuntu 16. However, on CentOS 7, some colors of rxvt are not displayed (just white), and some are totally fine, there is no obvious differences ...
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Add .pcf bitmap lemon font to the urxvt .Xdefault config

I found this i3 setup (http://dotshare.it/dots/1011/) and want to configure it on my own machine to customize it using this base. Starting with urxvt's config I fail on the Lemon fonts at the moment. ...
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How to configure OpenBox to ignore the size hint of a specific application's window?

Updated Question Based on the excellent comment by @mosvy it is actually the window manager that is respecting or ignoring the propagated size hint of a window. Unfortunately though, I couldn't find ...
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Getting 'rxvt-unicode': unknown capability while compiling urxvt 9.22

I am working on Debian. I ran this command: ./configure && make && sudo make install and I got this error: ./etc/rxvt-unicode.terminfo", line 57, col 20, terminal 'rxvt-unicode': ...
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Neovim colour scheme in Urxvt not rendering correctly

I'm trying to use a 256 color theme in Neovim (this one: https://github.com/ayu-theme/ayu-vim), but can't get it to render correctly on Urxvt, even though it seems to support 256 colors: Here is the ...
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Using urxvtc to run a command

I usually used to have this as one of my startup programs in a Linux system: urxvt -e screen But recently I have switched to using the daemon and client of urxvt i.e urxvtd and urxvtc. So I have ...
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Can emacs running under urxvt recognize the Hyper modifier key?

Can emacs running under urxvt be made to recognize Hyper? From what I can tell, it doesn't distinguish hyper+something from just plain unmodified something. urxvt itself does recognize the modifier, ...
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Ctrl-arrow does not work in urxvt when using the tabbed extension

When using urxvt with customizations from various sources, Ctrl-Left and Ctrl-Right no longer work for moving between words in for example bash and vi. The cause is not the typical missing keysym ...
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bspwm on cygwin - slow redraw isssue

I have managed to compile bspwm tiling window manager under cygwin 2.10.0(0.325/5/3) (Windows 7), compared to Openbox, LXDE or fwvm the performance is quite bad. Can you please suggest me some ideas ...
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How to customize the color scheme in Uxrvt?

Different colors are assigned to different text. For instance, in the default Ubuntu color scheme, directories are blue, regular text is gray-white, executable files are green and so on. How to ...
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How to disable the Ctrl+Shift binding (ISO 14755) in urxvt?

Whenever the Ctrl+Shift key combo is pressed, the text ISO 14755 mode text pops up at the corner of the terminal window in urxvt. Is there a way to remove this without having to rebuild urxvt? I'm ...
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Font selection for colored text

I'm trying to set the font of my urxvt terminal. It seems to be working fine for text with no colors, whereas colored text is displayed differently: As you can see the colored upper-case letters ...
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Zsh icons broke in urxvt

so I am currently using manjaro linux and I am using urxvt as my terminal which I love so before all this starts switching the terminal is not an option, sorry if I am being rude. I installed zsh to ...
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Urxvt: perl extension '…' not found in perl library search path [closed]

I have installed urxvt in ubuntu 16.04, and getting this error: $ sudo aptitude install rxvt-unicode [....] $ urxvt urxvt: perl extension '...' not found in perl library search path urxvt: perl ...
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Xft:cannot enable font hinting

I cannot enable font hinting in programs which (as far as I understand) do not use the global fontconfig settings. I first thought it was related only to urxvt. urxvt -fn "xft:Consolas:pixelsize=15:...
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Every time I open a terminal is located in / not in home

I recently installed Fedora -- a fresh installation. I have a problem: every time I open a new urxvt or gnome terminal it starts in the root of the system instead of my home. I checked my /etc/passwd ...
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xterm unicode font

I am having some issues with rxvt-unicode using massive amounts of ram maybe because of using CJK fonts. On the other hand I cannot get XTerm to display CJK text. Here's my XTerm Xresources. !------...
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How to use the 14px Gohu font in URXVT?

I want to use the 14 px from the Gohu Font here. I installed the font $fc-list |grep -i "Gohu" /usr/share/fonts/misc/gohufont-uni-14.pcf.gz: Gohu GohuFont:style=Regular /usr/share/fonts/misc/...
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xrdb colon missing error

I use my ~/.Xresources file to configure URxvt, and after adding comments to the file, it seems to have caused xrdb to stop accepting the file. I now get this: xrdb: colon missing on line 3, ...
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How do I start a rxvt instance in a certain directory without using the “-cd” startup option (probably “quotes” wrong)?

I am playing around with the udiskie automount script. What I want is that after plugging in an external drive, a new rxvt terminal opens at the mount folder location. Everything works, only problem ...