I have a question about the gnome-terminal. If I open firefox or my file explorer, if I close it while maximized, the next time I open it it's also maximized, but I can't do this with the terminal. Do you know any way to make it save the state? Thanks!
You'd probably get best value by creating a quicklist entry or two to open a maxed terminal, one of a specific size or what ever valid gnome-terminal option(s) you choose inc. below saved & load
As far as your question you could do that in a fashion by saving to a config file before closing the terminal, (
So as an example for 11.04/11.10, note the geometry command is adjustable. In example am showing most useful quicklist options, what show up is determined by what's on the
Am not suggesting you use all, just examples of what you can do. If you were to use a load & save options then note that when saving a config ALL open instances are saved
Starting in 12.04 X-Ayatana-Desktop-Shortcuts= is no longer being used, Actions= is the new way. Small example below
You cannot, for what I know, but you start it always maximized, see
or set a given size premanently
There's a way to do a something similar to what you are asking for.
But, how do you know how many columns and rows you need? Well, when you are dragging the Terminal to increase the window size you see how the columns and the rows (e.g. 159×48 in my case):