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How could I get the terminal to be launched once I have logged in, so that typing commands is much simpler?

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up vote 17 down vote accepted
  1. Press the Super key(windows key).
  2. Type "Startup Applications"
  3. Click on the Startup Applications option
  4. Click "Add"
  5. In the "name" field, type Terminal
  6. In the "command" field, type gnome-terminal
  7. Click "Add"

You are done! Next time you login, the terminal app will be launched.

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If you don't want to have a terminal window open on every login there is a simple way to get one as soon as you need it: CTRLALTT will open a terminal window immediately.

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Not really the answer I am looking for. – ir-g Jan 11 '14 at 16:48
Works for me on Lubuntu – Jeremy Hajek Sep 15 '14 at 18:39
Well it's a way to open the terminal, but OP is looking to get it started automatically at the startup. – mtk Aug 8 '15 at 14:21

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