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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 ...
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less -S not working

I would like each line of a file to show up on just a single line in the terminal when viewing the file with less. less -S is not working for me, no matter how I try. With the flag -S, whether ...
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How to configure urxvt to display Unicode characters?

I've already looked at three sources (1, 2, 3) with no luck. I've tried launching urxvt -fn 'xft:DejaVu Sans Mono:size=9' and urxvt -fn xft:FontAwesome. A lot of characters show up properly, but ...
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How to print xrdb/urxvt defaults?

xrdb prints anything that you have configured, but how do you print the values for the settings which you have not touched? Either generally for X resources or specifically for urxvt. The colour ...
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problems with key binding in vim with urxvt

One of the plugins i use in vim (latex-suite) has a command mapping of Shift+F5. This works fine in another terminal, but in urxvt, the Shift+Fn keys seem to be sending a different key sequence and do ...
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Unable to change URxvt's color

I added this line in .Xresources: urxvt.background: #0f0f0f And ran xrdb -merge .Xresources. However, for some reason, the terminal is set to the color when it is launched, but as soon as the $PS1 ...
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Terminal urxvt shows squares instead of ASCII bold characters [closed]

I have just installed urxvt terminal, but the characters with bold formatting are replaced by squares: https://imgur.com/a/Hwrwa When I copy the squares and paste them elsewhere, the text is ...
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URxvt font size is different at startup

I start a few urxvt terminals from my i3 config whenever I start a new i3 session. However, if I ever run xrdb ~/.Xresources to reload my urxvt config and then start another terminal, it's font size ...
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Xresources / Xdefaults: Period or Asterisk? [duplicate]

I've just switched from xfce4-terminal to rxvt-unicode and I've been reading a lot of .Xresources and .Xdefaults files, piecing things together to create my own. My googling skills have left me with a ...
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Bad font quality in urxvt, only when using the -name option

I'm playing around with the layout saving feature of i3. For that I want to assign names to urxvt instances that I launch. However, whenever I use the -name option, the font is displayed differently. ...
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Is it possible to prepend all terminal output with a certain character?

For example, say I want to run the command ll: My output would look something like this: josh@zeitgeist ~ ll total 41148 drwxr-xr-x 42 josh josh 4096 Aug 4 22:52 ./ drwxr-xr-x 4 root root ...
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urxvt screen flashing when redrawing

I have a simple test script that runs fine with xterm but I cannot see the output when using urxvt because the screen flashes and I only see the cursor on the top left corner. Here is the script: i=0 ...
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Is it possible to make `xrdb` ignore single quotes on a commented line?

I'm using rxvt-unicode, version 9.22, as a terminal emulator, and configure it with the file ~/.Xresources. When I modify the configuration file, to see the effects immediately I execute the command: ...
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Arch linux + I3 + URXVT: ROFI opens nano editor in bash instead of URXVT

The bash script that uses ROFI is: xdg-open "$(locate home | rofi threads 0 -dmenu -i -p "locate:")" This works fine from URXVT (command line), but when I bind this to a key and open ROFI, Every ...
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When using UXRVT on Arch Linux color codes only working for root user, but not for normal users

I used .Xservice to do some custom color codes, however the color codes only appear for the root user and not for normal users. My .Xservice file looks like this: URxvt.font: xft:Fira Code:size=16 ...
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Terminal does not accept some typed-in unicode characters

I need to troubleshoot why typing in some unicode characters in my terminal won’t work. I use a non-qwerty keyboard layout (namely neo) which allows me to directly type in unicode characters such as ...
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Exec vim in new urxvt window preserving theme

I want to create a simple script to launch nvim (not gvim) in separate terminal window (I'm using urxvt term). Currently I have: #!/usr/bin/env bash exec urxvt -hold -e "vim" It seems legit and ...
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Why does my terminal letter-spacing decrease when I disable a display return from using /dev/tty?

I've got a curious hardware situation, and I've run into a curious software quirk. I have a laptop with a broken screen that I have hooked up to an external display. I start up an X session and open a ...
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Selecting text in rxvt-unicode and tmux with mouse reporting disabled

When tmux's mouse support is enabled (via set -g mouse on), clicking in a window pane will trigger tmux's copy mode, which is not what you always need. To select the text as you'd usually do in rxvt-...
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Why does urxvt appear different when run through x-terminal-emulator?

When urxvt is launched directly a nice looking font is used: But when it is launched by x-terminal-emulator an ugly cramped font is used: But x-terminal-emulator is just a symlink which eventually ...
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Is it possible to provide different Xresources colors to different terminal apps?

When using a terminal that supports more than 16 colors (such as urxvt), it it possible to provide different colors to different applications running in the same terminal after another? For example, ...
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Text insertion bindings in zsh

In zsh, how can I bind (say) c-<cr> to insert &>/dev/null &<cr> at point? I use urxvt.
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Unicode RXVT and Xresources Settings

In Fedora 24, the Xresources file was automatically loaded. However in Fedora 25 I have to manually execute xrdb -merge ~/.Xresources. Does anyone know how to have the system auto-load Xresources?
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Can't force urxvt load font, no matter what (unable to load base fontset)

I want to urxvt load DejaVu Sans Mono for Powerline font, but it doesn't work with xft no matter what. Excerpt from ~/.Xresources from my dotfiles ! this work ! URxvt.font: -*-dejavu sans mono-...
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Controlling the highlight color

I setup rxvt-unicode and I also installed a plugin to do code folding. The image above is of my terminal, you see the folds in the code the problem is that grey line, it's always that color and it ...
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Change TTY resolution on Fedora

I'm using Fedora 25 on ASUS laptop connected to the LG external monitor. The monitor (unlike the laptop's screen itself) doesn't show TTY full screen, while it's okay with the GUI (that's i3wm or ...