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history is shifted by 5 lines

In .bashrc I have: HISTSIZE=5000 HISTFILESIZE=10000 wc -l .bash_history gives 10000 as expected, so when executing history immediately after opening the terminal, 5000 lines are printed. However, ...
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How can I change the terminal title to current running program name?

In Konsole we can use %d: %n to set the tab title as "current dir: running program". Is there anyway to do this in xfce4-terminal? If not, at least I want to put current dir infront of the user@...
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Xfce4 terminal input buffer issues

I have a fresh install of "linux mint" on a modern but quite limited PC. On this box the terminal in xfce terminal fails to print a character from the keyboard but it is in the buffer. So on the next ...
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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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How do I move move to the next workspace using command line?

I am using Manjaro Linux 18 (Arch Linux based Linux distro). I am using XFCE desktop environment. I have 8 workspaces on my computer. How do I move to the next and previous workspace using the command ...
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How to programmatically change settings of xfce4-terminal?

With terminal emulators like gnome-terminal, it is possible to change settings programmatically, from the command line using dconf and gconf. But I have trouble finding a similar mechanism for xfce4-...
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How to fix the search box grayed out xfce settings editor?

The list of settings is very big and I definitely cannot search everything by eye. I would like to find the application which is using the F10 key to fix this issue: Re-map or un-map F10 from ...
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Thunar's “Open Terminal here” bug

I'm using Thunar 1.8.2 on Debian Testing and the "Open Terminal here" function seems buggy. I've set up the custom action xfce4-terminal --working-directory=%f with the keyboard shortcut F4. Oddly ...
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How can i copy files from any usb stick to user's home directory using terminal commanld line?

I have a usb stick that contains the folders "theme" and "icons". I want to copy those 2 folders in the folder home/andrew/.config folder of my computer or any other computer. How can i do that using ...
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Process killed before being launched in background

I'm using a bash script script.sh containing a command cmd, launched in background: #!/bin/bash … cmd & … If I open a terminal emulator and run script.sh, cmd is properly executed in background, ...
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XFCE4 terminal to never show tabs

The terminal program xfce4-terminal has an option MiscAlwaysShowTabs to even show a tab if there is only one shell window open. The reason is to prevent window resizing when the number of open shell ...
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How to create a shortcut in xfce for “Run Program …”

OS: Linux Mint 18.2 sonya DE: XFCE By clicking the menu-button in the panel, there exists the option Run Program .... I want to create a shortcut in Menu/Settings/Settings-Manager/Keyboard/...
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w command doesn't show all pseudo-terminal sessions

If I open terminal and execute w command then it will show: user tty7 :0 12:04 39:56 36.87s 0.06s /sbin/upstart - Now if open terminator or xterm and execute w command then ...
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How to start the Xfce Terminal always maximized in Xfce?

I'd like to start the Xfce Terminal in Xfce always maximized. (Usually, I do that through the launcher in the panel.) I've already done that for Emacs by means of X resources; however, xfce4-terminal ...
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How to disable the xfce4-terminal's scrollbar with an option in the terminalrc file?

I would like to configure xfce4-terminal (in Xubuntu 16.04) only by using the terminalrc file, not by using the GUI interface. The terminalrc file is the file where I can configure different options ...
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xfce4-terminal geometry is scaled extremely small

I have a very interesting issue with xfce4-terminal and I don't know how to fix. The geometry settings are scaled extremely small. By that, I mean I have a geometry of 80 cols by 40 cols and I get a ...
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Start xfce4-terminal with cron at boot [duplicate]

I have Debian stretch with systemd running (installed by default). I want to start a 2 lines bash script at boot via cron. echo something > file.txt xfce4-terminal [...] --command="watch [....]...
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How do I fix blackscreen after connecting to xrdp on xfce4 (Kali Linux Rolling)?

I installed xrdp on xfce4 using Kali Linux Rolling distribution. I'm able to successfully connect to rdp service via Microsoft Remote Desktop from my Mac Pro. I am unsure, how would I go about fixing ...
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Pasting “Foo” into LXterminal in XFCE produces “0~Foo1~”

I use LXTerminal 0.20. with XFCE 4.12.2 on Linux Mint 18.2 (upgraded from 18.1). When I copy text in some desktop app and paste it into an LXTerminal session, I get 0~ and 1~ prepended and appended, ...
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xfce4-terminal annoying bottom and right border

I've just encountered an annoying visual problem - there is a pretty thick bottom and thin right border in xfce4-terminal. I guess I didn't notice it before because I was using visually non-enchanted ...
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Other than crontab, what other ways can one add programs to run at boot time?

I am running CentOS 7 with XFCE as my DE. I made a bash script, originally stored in ~/bin (I have since deleted it), which I wanted to have run automatically at startup. I somehow succeeded, but I ...
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How to force Xfce4-Terminal to xterm

I know it's usually the other way around: most questions are about people wanting to have more colors in their terminals. But I have been quite happy with the 16-colors scheme that I set years ago and ...
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Not able to control Power Options settings in XFCE4 with Kali Linux?

I'm using Kali Linux for my pentest environment. To my needs, I found that XFCE is a better alternative as an interface for the distro & I particularly like it as it is. However, lately I ...
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How to make Xfce terminal run a command when it starts?

I want the Xfce terminal to run a command when it is turned on, for example print a welcome message or some system stats. I want this message to be printed only on the Xfce terminal emulator when it ...
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Running a command on a new terminal window through Python [closed]

I would like to open a new terminal using any method (subprocess, etc.) through my original Python script with a following command -- ls -- and keep it minimized so it won't appear on my screen, but ...
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Saving the output to a file when launching xfce4 terminal when using a --command switch

I'm trying to setup a custom action for thunar (these are the custom context menu commands) that will map all the files within the folder structure I'm in. If I was in terminal, all I'd have to do is ...
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Shell tab opened via script hangs after Ctrl+C on running process

I have the following script: #!/usr/bin/env zsh START_FOREMAN='/usr/bin/zsh -c "source /home/user/.zshrc; foreman start" zsh' xfce4-terminal --tab -H -T app-server --working-directory=/home/user/git/...
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Temporarily change the xfce4-terminal title from within the terminal [duplicate]

How can I change the title of the xfce4-terminal (0.6.3) window, from within the terminal for the current session? I can change the title by using the Menu bar Terminal, then Set Title.... I've ...
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Switch tabs via mouse scroll

Is it possible to switch tabs in xfce4-terminal via scrolling the mouse wheel? Like, for example, scrolling up is equivalent to ctrl + pageUp. What I mean exactly: I would like to move my cursor on a ...
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Disable scroll inside Xfce terminal / Avoid scrolling through command history

Is there a way to disable scrolling through command history for the Xfce terminal? I don't wish to rely on palm rejection, I'd just like it disabled when I'm using the terminal. Specifically I'm ...
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How to set ctrl+c to copy, ctrl+v to paste and ctrl+shift+c to kill process in xfce4-terminal?

Hello I can't find the option to reassign shortcuts in xfce4-terminal 0.6.3. I'd like to reassign ctrl+c to copy, ctrl+v to paste and ctrl+shift+c to kill process. I know I can do that easily under ...
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XFCE online help on Ctrl-C

I'm running Xubuntu. The terminal has started popping up a dialog Do you want to read the Xfce Terminal Manual Online? every time I hit Ctrl+C. This has rendered emacs (among others) basically ...
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Initial tab title and automatic update of it in xfce4-terminal

I want, that my terminal tabs have the current working directory as the tab-title and the terminal window have the current working directory of the "active/in front" tab as their window-title. I can ...
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xfce4-Terminal doesn't create a new pts session? [duplicate]

I'm running Openbox on Manjaro, and I've come across a peculiarity trying to use write and wall with some friends. I use xfce4-terminal as my preferred terminal emulator, and I was never able to get ...
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keyboard shortcuts for placing an xfce4 window into the corner

In windows 7 using Windows Key + Left or Right arrow makes a window take up half the screen. XFce 4 has the ability to tile either two windows side by side or 4 windows one in each of four corners (...
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Copy-Paste in xfce4-terminal adds 0~ and 1~

I use xubuntu 14.04, 64 bit. Every now and then, when I try to paste some text in xfce4-terminal, instead of the expected text to be pasted, it is surrounded by 0~ and 1~, such as: 0~mvn clean ...
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Configured terminal window size does not create terminal windows of correct size

With my Xubuntu 12 with xfce I have configured a standard 80x24 window size for my terminals. But opening a window results in a smaller 79x24 window. (To me this looks like a bug - at least my former ...
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How to disable mouse support in terminal?

I'm asking this question while using xfce4-terminal, but I'm interested in a general solution: is there a way to stop a terminal emulator announcing mouse support in consoles? I need mouse-select and ...
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using ansi escape codes to change the background color in xfce4-terminal

This works to change the background color for the entire terminal with xterm: printf '\033]10;%s\a\033]11;%s\a' Blue Red It doesn't work in xfce4-terminal, tho. Is there something that will work? ...
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'Present' terminal window on shell/executable command?

Currently using Xfce and xfce4-terminal, but suggestions involving other Linux-based systems may still be helpful. I start a longish-running program in a terminal window, then alt-tab away and do ...
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Make a terminal window 'un-hideable'

I've been trying to get a fully embedded terminal sitting on my desktop. After searching around for some tips I finally almost have it: xfce4-terminal --hide-menubar --hide-borders --hide-toolbars --...
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New terminal with command and continue using it [duplicate]

I would like to open a new terminal and run a command from another terminal. I would like to be able to re-use that terminal after. I've tried: xfce4-terminal --hold -x echo "Hello" & But while ...
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WMCTRL not working after starting xfce4-terminal

If I type these two commands in a terminal: xfce4-terminal --hide-menubar --hide-borders --hide-toolbars --title=dt wmctrl -r dt -e 0,10,10,720,720 I get the desired result (position and resize of ...
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Change prompt when starting a terminal from bash script (but don't affect all terminals)

I have two terminals installed, gnome-terminal and xfce4-terminal. I would like to have only the xfce terminal showing a simple > as prompt when I start it. The gnome-terminal prompt should remain ...
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Change key mappings for xfce4-terminal

Hi I'd like to change the key mappings slightly in xfce4-terminal, maybe similar to adding Xterm.VT100.translations to .Xresources. In particular, I want to make ctrl-backspace delete the last word, ...
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How do I create a GUI application launcher for xfce4-terminal with fish but inheriting the environment variables from bash?

If I run fish from a bash prompt, it will inherit the environment variables I have set in my .bashrc and .profile files, including the important $PATH variable. So far so good. Now, I want xfce4-...
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Linux Mint XFCE, command to launch menu

What is the command that launches the whisker menu in the Linux Mint xfce edition. For another distribution that used xfce it was xfce4-popup-whisker menu but that doesn't seem to work. I would like ...
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Tilde when clicking <Del> key

I am using XFCE Terminal emulator 0.4.8. My ~/.inputrc file: # Insert Key "\e[2~": paste-from-clipboard "\C-v": paste-from-clipboard "\e[A":history-search-backward "\e[B":history-search-forward "\M-...
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How to add a launcher that compiles some code in a terminal in XFce?

I have a few files on my computer that I need to compile frequently while editing, e.g.: context file.tex I tried to add a launcher to the XFce4 panel that will open xfce4-terminal and compile this ...