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Copy-paste between urxvt and abiword

Trying to cut + copy + paste from the standard urxvt shell in Puppy Linux Wary 5.3. If I follow this post and I press: in urxvt: ctrl + insert = copy in abiword: shift + insert = paste It doesn't ...
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Reset background to transparent with tmux?

I recently set up tmux-powerline and noticed that the background color on the status-left, if changed, refuses to go back to default and transparent (if transparency is enabled). I was able to fix ...
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Set dynamic window title based on command input [duplicate]

I am looking for a way to dynamically set the urxvt window title based on the command input. Let's take an example. If I run mplayer http://66.197.229.245:8082 in an urxvt window, I would like the ...
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urxvt: scroll just one line

I can scroll a chunk of output with Shift+PageUp (or PageDown), but is there a way to scroll just one line up and down? Often, you'd like to read something that is small enough to fit in one screen, ...
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paste url into terminal(urxvt, zsh) failed, some characters get escaped

In recent months, I find that if I copy the url in chrome and then Shift Insert in the urxvt, the pasted url is escaped. For example, the original url is: http://example.com/?a=c the pasted content ...
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Why do different terminals have different values for keys in the .inputrc file?

This question really started from here. I would like to know why different terminals like rxvt and xterm use different values when mapping key combinations? Whilst I am in rxvt or xterm how can I find ...
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Copying & Pasting with URxvt

I'm using URxvt 9.20 on debian jessie and I'm looking for a way to copy & paste text like I was used to with the gnome-terminal (Ctrl+Insert for copying, Shift+Insert for pasting). It works ...
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Urxvt: change background color on the fly

Is there away to change the background color of a rxvt-unicode session on the fly? Like with Ctrl key? I have a bunch of Urxvt windows and I would like to color some dynamically to help me ...
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Font rendering issue in urxvt — too much space between characters

Starting earlier today I am getting font rendering issues with rxvt-unicode. Specifically with many fonts I get an abundance of extra space between characters. In other fonts rxvt refuses to change ...
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Italics in Emacs on a text terminal (rxvt-unicode)

I am using Emacs running in an urxvt, and I cannot get italics to work in Emacs although the terminal supports it. Here’s my current setup: I haven’t set $TERM, so it is the default rxvt-unicode-...
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Rebinding CTRL-ALT-[C|V] to CTRL-SHIFT-[C|V] in URxvt >= 9.20

Since URxvt 9.20, text can be copied to the clipboard with Ctrl+Alt+C (and also pasted from with Ctrl+Alt+V). But, I already use these bindings for another thing. So how can I rebind, in URxvt >=9....
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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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No Unicode Symbols in URXVT

I'm using urxvt with DejaVu Sans Mono as font: urxvt.font: xft:DejaVu Sans Mono But I'm not possible to see Unicode characters like '⌚'. Why that ? Is urxvt able to display these symbols? ...
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Debian chroot blocking PTTYs on host

I've created a Debian-based chroot environment using debootstrap under Arch Linux, and fill it with life like this: #!/bin/sh mount -t proc proc $CHROOT/proc mount -t devpts devpts $CHROOT/dev/pts ...
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Is there a (light-weight) replacement for `rxvt-unicode`?

I am currently using rxvt-unicode as a terminal emulator. Since I also like the configurability of terminal emulators from GNOME and KDE, I wonder whether there is some kind of replacement for rxvt-...
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Urxvt draws lines slowly

I'm using Arch Linux and Urxvt as terminal emulator. When I scroll up/down, text lines gets rendered so slow I can count by top to bottom (heh, 1st line get rendered... ohh, 2nd one! ...). It takes ...
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Is it possible to select tabs as tabs with mouse in urxvt?

I am running urxvt on Arch Linux. I can select the output with mouse for copy / paste. The problem occurs when output contains tabulators. All tabulators are selected and copied as spaces. That makes ...
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Terminal does not open under dwm — is there an error log file?

I am running DWM under Arch Linux in combination with the urxvt terminal. I have a urxvt daemon running but when I press the key combination for opening a terminal window, nothing happens. Is there ...
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Copy/Paste with keyboard in rxvt

I know that I can copy and paste text in rxvt by using the middle mouse button, but I was wondering if there was a way to define keyboard-shortcuts in the .Xdefaults for copy and pasting text. ...
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Set tab width in GUI terminal

I found that setterm -regtabs 4 doesn't work in xterm or urxvt. But, this xterm_set_tabs () { TERM=linux; export $TERM; setterm -regtabs 4 } will circumvent the problem. But, I suspect it ...
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rxvt-unicode + mc - strange characters in root shell only

Using rxvt-unicode-9.11 and mc-4.7.5.2, and using zsh-4.3.11 as my login shell, I find that I get strange characters, eg â instead of lines being drawn. Interestingly however, launching urxvt from ...
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Midnight commander confused by mouse wheel use

I use mc frequently and it has been running perfectly for years. A while ago (weeks?) mc seems to get confused by the mouse wheel and prints what seem to be ANSI Escape sequences on the screen similar ...
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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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How is a font path added to urxvt when using .Xresources?

Using xset +fp /usr/share/fonts/terminus I'm able to subsequently start urxvt with the following command and get support for the font that I want (terminus): urxvt -fn -*-terminus-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-...