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Setting icon for hidden files in LF (file manager)

What I want to achieve is to have a specific emoji appear next to dotfiles inside file manager "LF" (these can be made visible in the file manager with the "zh" shortcut). In my ~/....
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How can I make drop-down xfce4-terminal appear using raw D-Bus calls?

I am running xfce4-terminal in the background in drop-down mode; the terminal window is currently hidden. I am unable to launch xfce4-terminal --drop-down to bring the window up. How can I use a raw ...
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How to change locale of xfce4-terminal window?

I need to record a gif (using peek) of copy/paste for my project. But I want the interface to be English. I was able to do this once, I've added env LC_ALL=C exo-open --launch TerminalEmulator in ...
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inotifywait not detecting line changes in xfce4 config file

I am having issues where a Debian VM of mine in VMWare Workstation changes it's resolution to 1280x1392 pixel every time I enter fullscreen mode. Now I could change the resolution manually to ...
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Cannot open `xfce4-terminal --preferences` anymore

On my Fedora 38 I'm experiencing a very weird error that emerged pretty much out of the blue. I'm using XFCE as my desktop environment, and xfce4-terminal as my terminal emulator. I noticed, that when ...
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Keyboard shortcuts not persisting

I have a custom script that I sometimes run as an alternative to the main terminal. The script has functioned fine for just under three years, and I always test it after making changes. It still works ...
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Installing PongoOS fork on Debian results in no makefile binaries

I am attempting to install this fork of PongoOS onto Debian 12.1 using these instructions and the last step I have taken was enter the following into the terminal: EMBEDDED_CC=clang EMBEDDED_LDFLAGS=-...
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Terminal: select all programmatically

Assuming I have selected all in terminal (either w/ Ctr-Shf-A or o/wise), I can programmatically write the selection to a file w/ e.g. xsel. But is there a program, command or similar for select all? ...
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Linux Mint 20.2 unable to configure tmux with color terminal

I am having a problem configuring tmux to display a color prompt. By default I am using: Gnome-terminal 3.36.2 tmux 3.0a This is my ~/.tmux.conf set -g default-terminal "screen-256color" set ...
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Fedora XFCE 38 with VBoxGuestAdditions_7.0.8 installed in my Desktop having 32 core machine still bootup taking longer than 2min

Installed Fedora XFCE 38 Fedora-Xfce-Live-x86_64-38-1.6.iso with guest addition VBoxGuestAdditions_7.0.8, after installation when I tried to start Linux OS, it is taking more than 2min for boot up, ...
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Unacceptable TLS certificate error in Termux proot-distro

I Installed Flatpak in Debian proot-distro. $ apt install flatpak When I run the following command I get Unacceptable TLS certificate error. $ flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://...
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Unable to launch terminal

I thought this would be simple, but I have this issue where SXHKD bindings won't work after boot until a bash xfce4-terminal has been opened once. So I tried opening a terminal on boot via rc.local, ...
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Open new terminal with environment specified by source command

I want to run a command that opens a terminal and sources into it a set of variables. How can I do this? I'm using xfce4-terminal. It has a command-line arg "--command", to execute commands ...
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xfce4-terminal doesn't want to directly run middle click paste (after upgrade from Mint 20.3 to Mint 21)

I just upgraded from Mint 20.3 XFCE to Mint 21 XFCE. All is well, but the xfce-terminal doesn't directly execute anymore the pasted commands (which contain Enter at the end). Previously, when I copied ...
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How to find and disable a specific startup script?

Problem A couple months ago I configured a startup script (or 3) to launch three terminal windows. Each terminal window is pointed to a specific directory and is set to a different window title. That ...
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How to change Xfce workspace name from command line?

I need to change the name of a workspace on a remote machine. I've looked at the documentation for xfconf-query and I've managed to list the workspace names using xfconf-query -c xfwm4 -p /general/...
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Find size of screen in characters (columns and lines)

On geometry the X man page says: "GEOMETRY SPECIFICATIONS: ... most X programs accept a command line argument of the form -geometry WIDTHxHEIGHT+XOFF+YOFF (where WIDTH, HEIGHT, XOFF, and YOFF ...
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Media keys such as volume up/down , brightness up/down not working in kali linux on laptop

I have dual booted kali linux with windows 11 and all the media keys combination and media buttons works fine in windows. I have also seen many people having the same issue as well, but the problem is ...
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Why is clipboard cleared when closing xfce4-terminal?

I'm using xfce4-terminal with the setting enabled: "Automatically copy selection to clipboard" It works fine when select something, the selection is copied to clipboard. But if I close the ...
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xfce4-terminal starts in ~/Desktop instead of ~

About a week ago (maybe after an update) the starting directory of xfce4-terminal changed from ~ to ~/Documents when launched from the panel. I'm pretty sure that wasn't because of anything I have ...
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Windows Terminal Preview - Kali Linux KeX Not Working on Windows 11

This had never happened to me before until I started using Windows 11. Firstly, I have already followed this guide step-by-step far before posting: https://www.kali.org/docs/wsl/win-kex/ I am a ...
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Execute alias in whisker search bar

I created this alias in bash: alias .one='cd Learn/React/React\ JS/one_app/ && code . && exit' to open a project in VSCODE, but when i try to execute in whisker search bar using !.one ...
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Is there a way to set changing terminal emulator background images?

Is there a way I can set it up so that my terminal emulator changes its background image every set time interval? Basically something like the accompanying image but for terminal background image (...
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How to query current tab name of tabbed GUI terminals (any)

Using tmux, I have implemented a work flow in which I set a virtual home-directory for each "window" I create in tmux. I can query the name of the current window with tmux display-message -p ...
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Opening terminal links with the keyboard

One of the very useful things about urxvt is that I could use keyboard shortcuts to navigate through and open hyperlinks that appeared on the terminal screen (by adding some urxvt* entries on ....
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shell script to activate development environment

Several times a day I need to open my development environment by opening a terminal window (the default xfce4-terminal) and typing the following commands: cd ~/Desktop/xyz conda activate tf_gpu I ...
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arch linux xfce4 terminal font type gets wired after install some software

I'm using arch linux and started to install some software after xfce4 desktop. However, My font "Monospace Regular" suddenly became thin and flat after some software installed (I don't know ...
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Is there a way to prevent an empty tab from showing up when using the --tab switch in a launcher for xfce4-terminal?

Basically, I'd like to use a launcher to open a new tab with a program running in it when I already have a terminal open (obviously). To do this I use xfce4-terminal --tab --drop-down -x You'll ...
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gtk name for [, ] and /

I am trying to change my xfce4 terminal keybindings by editing the accels.scm file. One of the changes I lines I wrote is (gtk_accel_path "<Actions>/terminal-window/next-tab" "<...
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xfce4-terminal; change default browser

No matter what I change, my xfce4-terminal will not use chrome as the browser, and keeps opening firefox windows. tim@MushaV3 ~ $ grep 'html' ~/.config/mimeapps.list text/html=google-chrome.desktop; ...
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Xfce on Mint 19.3 with no Applications menu!

I have an old Dell Latitude D430, and I want to install a lightweight Desktop Environment. I have installed Mint 19.3, with Mate, and everything seemed ok. To make things lighter, I wanted to switch ...
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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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Behavior of ANSI escape codes when mixing background and foreground [duplicate]

I'm investigating once more my ANSI escape rendering scripts and I've found weird behavior. The output color is defined by background or foreground by both mixed together. Example: echo -e "\x1b[...
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Selecting a custom icon for particular Xfce terminal windows

I am running Debian,and want to utilize the multiple workspaces feature as a means of managing the large amount of terminal windows I tend to have open, but in order for the individual workspaces to ...
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Close terminal window once application is opened

Is it possible to close the parent terminal window once an application has been loaded? I have a program I need to run using root privileges to work properly and currently I have made a script file ...
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Alt+Arrow key bindings not working in xfce4-terminal

In my shell I can move around in a long command line by jumping to the previous or next word delimiter by typing Esc-← and Esc-→, using Esc as a prefix to replace the Alt key. The key bindings are ...
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Can't Stop Simultaneous Step Execution in Shell Script - xfce4-terminal command

#!/bin/sh xfce4-terminal zenity --info exit Expected behavior on my Xfce4 desktop when the script is run (via a keyboard shortcut) is that the Terminal window appears. Only when I close same should ...
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convert encoding of id3 tags of mp3 file

My mp3 file has id3 tags which can be displayed in a terminal on my debian buster linux for example by using the program id3tool or id3. If my shell (xfce4-terminal) has a set default character ...
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How do I Start xfce4 desktop

I have an ssh connection onto my pc , what command could I run on boot , to log into / create and log into an xfce4 session for my user account on my computer I.e how do I unlock it on startup via ...
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Terminal isn't reset to previous state when quitting a man page or vim on XFCE [duplicate]

I use XFCE and its built-in terminal on FreeBSD. When I view a man page and then quit it - by pressing Q - the contents of the man page stay in the terminal. In a GNOME terminal that doesn't happen: ...
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how to not move tabs by xfce terminal?

I am using xfce terminal on one side of screen, and many tabs. But when I want to use EOF interupt (aka <ctrl>-D), then the tab will remove its position from that side of screen to the other (...
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How to disable to move one terminal tab by EOF (ctr-d) interupt on xfce terminal?

I am using xfce terminal on one side of screen, and many tabs. But when I want to use EOF interupt (aka <ctrl>-<Shift>-D), then the tab will remove its position from that side of screen to ...
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How to make editable accelerators in xfce terminal?

I know there was a question on how to edit shortcuts for tab in xfce terminal: Is there a shortcut (missing?) to move tab in xfce4 terminal app?, but I did what said (that is - enable editable ...
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How do I switch <Ctrl+C> from interrupt to copy, and <Ctrl+Shift+V> to <Ctrl+V>, in xfce4-terminal?

This is basically the same question as How to set ctrl+c to copy, ctrl+v to paste and ctrl+shift+c to kill process in xfce4-terminal?, but not a duplicate, because neither of the answers helped.  Alex ...
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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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Terminal output Timestamps

I recently successfully added timestamps to my terminal prompt: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/61335641/bash-zsh-terminal-prompt-time-date/61346774#61346774 But i soon realized that what I ...
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Unable to Launch "Xfce4-terminal" on boot

I would like to Launch "Xfce4-terminal" on boot using Xfce desktop, Xrdp-client, and Centos. I tried creating a .desktop file under .config/autostart and also tried to set the xfce4-terminal on ...
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How can I make xfce4-terminal start fish shell?

I want to use FISH shell. But I've read FISH is not a POSIX shell so setting it to default shell by chsh is not recommended. What I want is whenever I start xfce4-terminal I would like to start FISH ...
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How to fix a Full Screen Terminal that believes it is 9 lines bigger than it is

My terminal works normally but when I hit the bottom of the screen it doesn't start scrolling upwards until I'm about 9 lines off screen. So I can see what I typed if I hit enter 9 times. This only ...
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Howto enable Ligatures for mono fonts in xfce4-terminal

As the title says, how can I enable ligatures in xfce4-terminal? I can't find any info on this in the manual.
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