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How to increase the Yakuake terminal buffer?

The buffer appears to be limited to around 1000 lines — less than with some other terminal emulators I've used and thus I often have to pipe the full output to a file or to the clipboard. Is there a ...
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Gnome-Terminal mark text > copy to clipboard (like in xfce4-terminal)

I switched a few days ago from xfce4 to cinnamon. Quite an improvement in usability. However, I miss the function of the xfce4-terminal that I can mark text and that it is automatically copied to the ...
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urxvt writing over itself and leaving colored spaces

URXVT is writing over itself and leaving behind colored spaces... I feel like this is easier shown than described: This started occurring overnight without making any changes, so I'm not sure where ...
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How to configure a shortcut to switch to the alternate screen in st?

I would like to configure a shortcut to switch to/from the alternate screen in st. According to infocmp: smcup=\E[?1049h Indeed, the following in the terminal switches to the alternate screen: $ ...
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stty -a initial settings in X terminals: whence

Two different terminals (xfce4-terminal and qterminal) both start with the same $TERM = xterm-256color. However, running stty -a right at the start produces different results (even with pristine ...
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Choose where new window opens for kitty terminal

Hi I recently switched from urxvt to kitty (due to the former's issues with glyphs and nerd fonts). In urxvt you could set the x and y offset for a new window using something like URxvt.geometry: ...
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tty specification / unit tests

I'm trying to write my own tty system for a Javascript-based operating system. I found a useful high-level overview of the tty here: What are the responsibilities of each Pseudo-Terminal (PTY) ...
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Set window title to arbitrary sequence of characters in the st terminal emulator

I would like to set up a ZSH hook to set the terminal window title to contain information such as the previously entered command and the PWD. The naïve window title-setting shell function would look ...
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Emulate a number of columns for a program in the terminal

I have a program that I'd like to run, deluding it to believe that my terminal has less columns than it does, because that enables its native truncation, which I need. I tried resize from xterm as ...
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How to scroll screen within screen with the outer screen keybindings?

I run a screen session locally on my laptop. Within that screen session, I connect via ssh to a server on which I do most of my work. Since that connection gets reset sometimes (e.g. VPN timing out),...
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Wrong colors in xterm

I don't quite understand XTerm's (UXTerm's in this case) behaviour regarding colors. I'm using Solarized Light color theme for Alacritty and UXTerm. They're more or less identical: ~/.alacritty.yml: # ...
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Snaps failing when trying to run alacritty

I'm trying to run alacritty on a near-fresh install of Ubuntu. As far as I can tell I followed the guide, and running infocmp alacritty doesn't return an error, though the response is unintelligible ...
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I seem to have two Bash cursors. What's going on here?

I seem to have two Bash cursors. The initial position of what I deem the "extra" cursor seems to depend on the length of my prompt, with longer prompts causing it to start farther behind. ...
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Kali Linux - QTerminal visual issues [duplicate]

I just fresh installed Kali 2020.2 and I like their redesign and move to Xfce. However, I noticed fairly quickly that the terminal is causing me issues. I recorded my screen to show the problem, as it'...
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<Crtl>-<arrow> is not different from <arrow> in virtual console [duplicate]

I rarely use virtual consoles. Thus I just noticed that some of my bash key bindings do not work there. The reason is probably that the key codes (what is shown after pressing Ctrl-V) for Ctrl-→ and → ...
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How to make st the default terminal in linuxmint cinnamon

I have st installed in my $PATH (in /usr/local/bin). But still, I don't see st present in Prefered Applications list, nor is it present as an option when I run sudo update-alternatives --config x-...
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Make specific window transparency and forward all event to under window

I want keep watch to a terminal window and I no enough screen space, so I want that terminal window keep transparency as if it non-existent but show transparency content, so I can simultaneous watch ...
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Terminals on second screen do not refresh properly

I run Kali Linux with a pretty basic I3 config. I use a Lenovo laptop connected through hdmi to a 2560*1440 120hz screen. Sometimes (not always, and I have not seen a pattern between rebooting ...
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zsh prompt isn't showing the arrow key due to font issues

I am having oh-my-zsh installed but the prompt is not showing the proper arrow which I Was expecting . I setup the arch linux from very scratch but I think I am missing those fonts. I am not sure ...
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Broken pipe “works” differently in different terminal emulators?

When I try to run the same command find . | head -n 5 in two different terminal emulators, st and lilyterm, both on the same Debian 10 system, I get different results: lilyterm prints 5 lines as ...
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Why do terminal emulators all send different codes for alt + arrow keys?

Some emulators send ^[b when the user types Alt+←, others ^[[1;3D. Why do these vary? Why do we have to configure key bindings differently for every individual terminal emulator?
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tmux set window title

when I use my shell, it sets automatically the title of the terminal (emulator) window dynamically. When I now use tmux, this window title set by the shell (bash in my case) is displayed on the right ...
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Why can't I blur alacritty terminal emulator with compton?

I am currently using using i3 with arch linux. I just installed alacritty and compton and I have edited the alacritty configuration file to allow for transparency. So now alacritty is now transparent ...
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What is the command structure to open a new terminal and execute the given set on commands on this new terminal?

I am on Linux Mint 19.03 First of all, I can assure you that I have read most of the possible questions you might think this question of mine is a duplicate of. Now, I basically want to type something ...
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Terminal application

I added a padding to my terminal (kitty) and it looks pretty good, but when I open vim or alsamixer they look bad with this padding. So my question is can I, in kitty or in any other terminal ...
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mate-terminal window is not closing after the process is killed

If i open 2 terminals and try to kill one terminal from the other for example with kill -9 [PID of the other terminal], it kills that process and it disappears from PS, but the window stays there, I ...
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Make kitty terminal emulator to use the current working directory for new windows

Say I have a window in kitty and press ctrl+shift+enter to open a new window. The new window always uses ~/ as current working directory. I'd like the new window to use the same working directory ...
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Preventing xterm from killing its children

I wanted to use a window-manager key binding to open fzf in xterm and then open the chosen file. So I bound a key to spawn xterm -e fzf-open, and put this in fzf-open: #!/usr/bin/bash # fzf-...
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Linux terminal without keyboard (only joystick arrows and enter)

Dear stackexchange community, I am developing a project on RaspberryPi using Retropie for games, and I would like to offer linux command line functions. The Raspberry is embedded in a case and you ...
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A terminal-only (No window manager) terminal emulator that supports all characters

I am setting up Satnogs monitor, which needs a lot of unusual (unicode) symbols to show a world map with symbols. In order to get them, I was using a fork of yaft. On my raspberry pi, I could simply ...
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How to install dsniff package on termux?

I was trying to install dsniff package to use dnsspoof. I tried this command: apt-get install dsniff but I got this error: E: Unable to locate package dsniff What am I missing?
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Are there any terminal emulators that can render html?

I think it would be awesome if we could render and also interact with html and javascript in a terminal. The idea is to render buttons and other interactive widgets like file trees in the command line,...
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How to get TUI apps showing up properly with GNU screen?

I'm working with a derivative of Debian Buster called Armbian. It is a distribution for ARM-based devices and I am using it with a Nanopi Neo Air. Armbian has full screen curses-based TUI apps. When ...
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How to 'repair' a GNU Screen session's terminal after spilling binary data onto stdout?

I suspect we've all done something similar to this: > gpg -d oops.tar.gz.gpg �@�����÷b�ʘ�K����L:EX��w�)܇�՘����5� ���#[�7��ﻳ@�Ǎ �n�Kr��Kyb��3�X���E�_?*A�wp��������DH���gМ�n�(�4- resulting in ...
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Why are rapid Ctrl-Space sequences sometimes handled differently by GNU screen than slow Ctrl-Space?

I have GNU screen configured to use Ctrl+Space as the escape character. This means that Ctrl+SpaceSpace will send a literal Ctrl+Space to the process in the window. Also, Ctrl+Space Ctrl+Space is the ...
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How to avoid bash from accepting non-printable characters at the prompt?

I recently ran a command at my shell: # yum whatprovides xdotool Error: No Matches found However, my package manager actually has this package: # yum whatprovides xdotool xdotool-1:3.20150503.1-7....
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Why do I need to insert 12 characters to clear this bash command-line?

I open an xterm terminal (80 columns x 24 lines), then run $ bash --norc --noprofile, and then $ tty to get the file name of the terminal: the output is /dev/pts/9. From another terminal I run: $ ...
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CentOS 7.x on GNOME how to modify default terminal

I have CentOS 7.6.1810 with 'server with GUI' option selected at install time. I also installed terminator, I am looking for a way to change the default terminal on CentOS to become terminator, I ...
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PTY master missing read function

How can terminal emulator read from ptm device while it missing read function? There is a PTY driver: https://github.com/torvalds/linux/blob/master/drivers/tty/pty.c. I see pty_write function, but can'...
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Echoed escape sequences doesn't interpreted in Linux tty

Prerequisites The Linux virtual terminal (tty) is an emulation of VT102 - Virtual terminal subsystem source. The real VT100 (nearly the same as VT102) has the following behavior (I suppose): In the ...
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Can I make characters uncopyable in a terminal emulator?

I run fish (in gnome-terminal) with a custom style that gives me information about the current Git repository: That's all very fine, but when I want to copy-paste some command with its output like so:...
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What can I do to fix occasional lagging of terminal emulator?

My terminal emulators are lagging occasionally. It's not heavy a lag. May be once in 20-30 mins( I think). The terminal becomes unresponsive and all the characters I typed during lag appears suddenly. ...
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Is there a Linux terminal emulator with equivalent functionality to iTerm2 triggers?

iTerm2 has this really useful feature called triggers. It means I can set up regex's for anything on the terminal that I want to change the formattting of. For example, I can set the string Error to ...
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How important is it that $TERM is correct?

I recently switched from rxvt-unicode to st. This means I went from $TERM=rxvt-unicode-256color to $TERM=st-256color. I'm happy with the switch and want to continue to use st. However, I've noticed ...
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How to key bind 'backward-kill-line' to Ctrl+Shift+Backspace?

I have used answer of zsh kill Ctrl + Backspace, Ctrl + Delete to configure following key binding: Ctrl+Backspace: delete until the beginning of current word, Ctrl+Delete: delete until the end of ...
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XFCE - Blank text in terminal

I've just performed a fresh install of Arch Linux on my laptop (ThinkPad A485, though that's probably not relevant here), and installed XFCE4. Everything seems to be working with the exception of one ...
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Why can I use mouse wheel to scroll man page in xfce4-terminal?

man itself shouldn't know anything about mouse wheel, and the scroll bar of the xfce4-terminal window doesn't change, so... Did xfce4-terminal send something to the pty master fd when the window ...
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WSL: Keeping ssh private key accessible as long as I don't restart Windows 10 (like the behaviour of pageant)

So far on Windows 10 I used mainly the PuTTy bundle (PuTTygen, Pageant and PuTTy, etc) to SSH into remote Linux machines. I use Pageant as a private key holder to hold to private key (and possible ...
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Recommended mutli-tab terminal

I'm using Ubuntu 18 default setup with GNOME Terminal. I can do New Tab, but I'm not finding a way to name/title an existing tab: there is no Set Title option in the Terminal menu, and I can't find a ...
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How to copy/paste text using the mouse from one tmux instance in one terminal emulator to another tmux instance in a different terminal emulator?

How can I copy some text using the mouse, between two terminal emulator instances, each running its own instance of tmux? I've read this: How to copy and paste with a mouse with tmux And various ...

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