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UTF8 not displaying in rxvt-unicode

My XTERM works perfectly with UTF-8, but I want a lighter terminal. I am trying to use UTF-8 in rxvt, so I am using rxvt-unicode (urxvt) in Fedora 32 fully updated. But UTF-8 files are not render ...
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rxvt-unicode doesn't scale on HiDPI screen

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 on Dell XPS 9350 "13.3 with 3200x1800 resolution. When I start rxvt-unicode it's so scaled out that it's not possible to read anything. I've solved that in other apps by ...
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Missing glyphs with urxvt-unicode

I cannot display some special characters in my urxvt-unicode terminal emulator on Arch Linux. My setup: $ cat ~/.Xresources URxvt.font: xft:Meslo\ LG\ S\ DZ\ for\ Powerline:style=RegularForPowerline:...
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Urxvt and tmux - set window title

When I use tmux from urxvt, window title is not updated. Normally when I use just urxvt, window title is updated every time I change directory and it is in form of "$USER@$HOST:$PWD", but ...
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Errors when launching urxvt

I installed urxvt via the universe repo on Elementary OS ( Ubuntu bionic base) and when I try to launch it from the terminal I get these error: urxvt: perl extension 'clipboard' not found in perl ...
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Can't change font at all using .Xresources

So I want to change the URxvt font which currently seems to be the X.Org Misc Fixed. I have tried adding the following to .Xresources: URxvt.font: xft:Fira Code:style=Retina:size=13, URxvt.font: xft:...
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urxvt not working and xterm works for same command

xterm -e 'sudo iotop -aP' working urxvt -e 'sudo iotop -aP' not working top command is working for both any idea what's happening? how to make it work?
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How to invoke any OSC escape sequence in GNU/screen? [duplicate]

I'm using rxvt (urxvt) terminal with gnu/screen and I experienced that some escape sequences does not get through screen. eg. I issue echo -e '\033]777;qwerty\007' on bare rxvt, it gets through, but ...
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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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How do I disable the text selection icon in the mouse cursor?

I'm having some trouble when trying to personalize the way my terminal works. I would like to not show the text selection icon when I enter into the terminal, and only show the default cursor instead. ...
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Making a simple app launcher with urxvt and fzf

I've been trying to cobble together a simple program launcher with a terminal and fzf to bind to a hotkey but I haven't been able to make the terminal window close once the program starts without ...
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Launching urxvt with calendar (cal) using sxhkd

Hi I'm trying to launch cal with sxhkd. And it doesn't work, the terminal window is closed right after the command is executed. I tried to do it using the following: # launch urxvt 20x8 with cal super ...
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Not fully transparent background on urxvt

I looked up several answers on StackExchange network, neither of them worked as I wanted. I started using urxvt on Ubuntu instead of gnome-terminal, and wanted to configure it's look to be similar. I ...
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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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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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How can I open a new terminal in the same directory of the last used one from a window manager keybind?

I'm using a tiling window manager and I switched from gnome-terminal with multiple tabs to multiple urxvt instances managed by the window manager. One of the features I miss is the ability to open a ...
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tmux, urxvt, and copy-and-paste woes…

I am running tmux inside urxvt. I would like to select and copy text using the left mouse button and paste it using the middle mouse button -- I am very old school. I did get tmux-yank almost working ...
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Spaces in tiling mode with urxvt in awesomewm

I use the terminal urxvt or rxvt-unicode, which feeds on .Xresources. This runs on an archlinux with awesomewm. I have the following .Xresources code: !------------------------------------------------...
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Vim Spelling Underline Shows in urxvt but not xfce-terminal

When I enable vim's spellchecker using :set spell underlines appear under any misspelled words in urxvt. However, when I try the same in xfce-terminal (on the same machine, using the same .vimrc and ...
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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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urxvt always launches in workspace 1

new to Linux in this extended way so apologies if I don't explain things right, but I do believe I have a good understanding of what I've tried and what the issue is, just unsure how to fix it. My ...
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Unable to run nano with sudo using urxvt terminal emulator on remote system

I have an Arch laptop running i3-wm and urvxt. When I attempt to remotely connect to my CentOS 7 (zsh + oh-my-zsh) server through ssh and run the command sudo nano I receive the following error ...
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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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Spawn another terminal running tmux (from a terminal running tmux)

I'm currently using urxvt with tmux, run as such: urxvt -e tmux I wish to start up a completely separate instance of urxvt -e tmux (another urxvt, also running tmux) using the terminal. (More ...
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How to configure different font sizes for named urxvt windows?

I have two urxvt terminal windows, and I want each of them to be configured in slightly different way. I've set a different name for the windows via the -name flag. I added the following to the ....
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urxvt-perls M-Escape not working

I am a noob user of urxvt terminal and I would like to be able to copy a part of a text printed out previously without having to use the mouse. With a bit of research I have found this extension (...
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XFCE4 - disabling menu or scrollbar on specific app

I'm looking for a way to configure scrollbar and menubar disabling for a specific app ( such like note and rxvt ). Do I have to configure an xfce4 specific file in .config? Thanks in advance. Edit : ...
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Airline missing in URXVT

I am having a trouble configuring ViM in urxvt: The lower and upper (buffer) bars are transparent. Things I have tried: opened vim in tty2 and confirmed that it looks the same as in urxvt it looks ...
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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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Why does my terminal letter-spacing decrease when I disable a display return from using /dev/tty? [closed]

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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urxvt map esc key to key sequence

This question is a spin-off of Rebinding "clear prompt" in mutt I use vim keybindings a lot and like using esc to abort commands. I've now moved to mutt but it is not possible to bind esc ...
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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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_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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...