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GNOME Terminal (often titled only "Terminal") is the default terminal emulator included in Ubuntu.

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ubuntu 14 how to reset the default terminal to gnome?

i accidentally changed my default terminal.Now it is xterm.how can i change back to gnome-terminal. i tried gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.default-applications.terminal exec gnome-terminal
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How to get the old alt-# behavior in gnome-terminal?

In Ubuntu 14.04 and earlier, alt-1 would be used by gnome shell only if multiple tabs were open. If there were no tabs open (a single shell) alt-1 would be sent to the terminal program. In 14.10, ...
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Using the terminal on another system [duplicate]

a good day everyone, i would like to know if it's possible to run terminal commands on pc 1 while issuing them on pc 2. this would make my life a little bit easier since i have 3 systems, which i ...
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Customising terminal enviroment

I want to customise the command prompt. I've added: PS1='\[\e[1;30m\][\[\e[1;34m\]\u@\h \[\e[0;36m\]\A\[\e[1;30m\]]\[\e[1;37m\]~\W\[\e[0;37m\] \$ \e[0;100m' to ~/.bashrc. It is all good except ...
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put the output to the file when program crash during ruuning

I run c program. It is obvious that by > . you can put the output to the file. But If my program has some error during running and when I go to text file. I do not see any thing is there any way to ...
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Displaying TTY name in Terminal name

I am wanting to know how I can display the TTY a terminal is currently using in the window name of the Terminal. I don't see any options in Terminal Preferences to display such thing on the Terminal ...
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Opened 3 terminal windows but cannot select it [closed]

I have 3 terminal windows opened (When I click on terminal icon on the left, they are displayed). But I cannot open 2 of them. Then I select them nothing happens. How to reopen these terminal ...
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How do I save a line in terminal without runninig it?

Is there an option to abandon the current command and later go back with the up arrow? Sometimes when I want to open multiple files at once I want to check "dir" to see if I got the right paths. How ...
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Ubuntu Gnome terminal won't start

Seems like my gnome-terminal won't start every time I press Ctrl Alt T nothing happens so as when I manually try to open it from the apps list. I tried using Alt F2 and typing xterm and running the ...
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Which command is to take for to find out about program, which else programs are initialized by this one program? [duplicate]

Yes - this concerns the question which commands in terminal are possible, for to find out which programs are initialized (visible and non-visible) - by program1. (for example - when I only want to ...
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gibberish command not found on bash terminal startup

I have run across an issue that I just cannot seem to figure out. When I start my terminal in ubuntu (14.04) I get the message sdfsdfsdi: command not found As you can see it just looks like ...
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After change of host and hostname, terminal won't show it

I have changed my host and hostname by editing the files /etc/hosts and /etc/hostname. But this won't affect what appears as my terminal prompt. It still shows my old_host@new_hostname. How to get ...
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What are the different terminal emulators available in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

When I type echo $TERM on my terminal it shows me xterm. From there itself I believe there are more than one terminal in Ubuntu. Is it the name of the terminal that I am using? I have seen some ...
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Give full permission to a folder in an Ethernet

I have two ubuntu machines (machineA and machineB)connected through a wired Ethernet cable. I'm asking how I can give full permission and access of machineA to a certain folder Folder1 in the machineB ...
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How to scan an https enabled web server using nc command?

Once the nc command is executed as nc example.com 443 I am not supposed to use GET / HTTPS/1.1. I think I am correct since there is no https 1.1 exists. In such cases, i.e., when ssl is enabled on a ...
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sublime text 2 via gnome-Terminal GLib-CRITICAL

Whenever I run sublime text 2 from the command line (via the 'subl' shortcut command) I receive the following error (sublime_text:4679): GLib-CRITICAL **: Source ID 15745 was not found when ...
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Terminal screen will not be refreshed after suspending program: is this a bug or a default configuration problem?

Sometimes after suspending emacs(CTRL+Z) terminal screen refreshes incorrectly: Never experienced this problem in Ubuntu 12.04 (my current version is 14.04 with gnome-shell 3.6.2)
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Can I duplicate a GNOME terminal session?

Often I would like to open a new terminal in the directory i'm currently working in. E.g. I'm working in ~/some/folder/ and I want to run some program, while at the same time keep a terminal at my ...
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Installed TeamSpeak 3, won't open. 14.04

I installed Ubuntu yesterday, and I still struggle with a couple of things but I'm getting used to it. I want to install TeamSpeak 3 to talk with my friends, but I just can't make it like people do on ...
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Download Server Versions of Linux Systems for use on Vmware benchmarking

I am trying to download the iso of server versions of Linux systems such as Centos and Mint to benchmark on Vmware player. I have already installed ubuntu server and upgraded to the desktop as well on ...
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What am I missing with linux user names and command lines?

I'm very new to linux (specifically Ubuntu 14.04) and it's been 20 years since I worked on a unix system. Even back then, my command line tasks were rare enough that I had a series of Post-It notes ...
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Byobu & spaceFM

How to get byoby working "open a terminal here" with spaceFm's F4 shortcut ? From now byobu open in ~ directory and not in the actual spaceFM dir. Thanks
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What init files will be read when opening a new tab and a new window of gnome terminal?

If I am correct, I remember that opening a new tab in genome terminal will run .bashrc, and opening a new gnome terminal window also will. Do these two read the same init files of bash? E.g. ...
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How to make special new folder in right click? [duplicate]

I want to create folder but it's name date of current day. I know how to make it in terminal by this command: mkdir $(date -I) How to add this to right click to be easy?
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What is the name of the process for a running gnome terminal?

What is the name of the process for a running gnome terminal? Does each tab in a gnome terminal have a process, or all the tabs in a gnome terminal have the same process? Thanks.
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Terminal crashes when I'm trying to use “ps aux” or “ps -U root”

I have a problem with terminal. Recently, I accidentally deleted all my files in /home directory, but I restored it with Testdisk program. I think that probably this could cause problems. The problem ...
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HOW can I RECOVER WINDOWS Through Ubuntu

How can I repair my windows partition using terminal in ubuntu. I have Windows XP installed along with ubuntu 14.04. Or Can I force my computer to boot into the recovery partition.I have a SONY VAIO ...
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How to do: underline, bold, italic, strikethrough, color, background, and size in Gnome Terminal?

How to do: underline, bold, italic, strikethrough, and color in Gnome Terminal? Bold Italic u̲n̲d̲e̲r̲l̲i̲n̲e̲ s̶t̶r̶i̶k̶e̶ ̶i̶t̶ ̶l̶i̶k̶̶e̶ ̶i̶t̶s̶ ̶h̶o̶t Color background font < (its mono ...
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Is it possible to keep the command prompt always at the middle in the gnome terminal?

Is it possible to keep the command prompt always at the middle in the gnome terminal? After entering each command the command prompt line is coming to the bottom, so is it possible to keep the ...
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I am getting error when open terminal

when I am opening terminal I am getting this error can you please help:- Command 'lesspipe' is available in the following places * /bin/lesspipe * /usr/bin/lesspipe The command could not be ...
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Error while opening terminal [duplicate]

Everytime I open a terminal I get this error ,How to get rid of this error? bash: warning: setlocale: LC_ALL: cannot change locale (en_GB.utf8) bash: warning: setlocale: LC_ALL: cannot change locale ...
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How to save newly created commands in the terminal

is there anyway to save newly created commands in the terminal? Every time, I exit the terminal, all of the commands I created are lost. Thank you.
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What cause gnome-terminal close itself?

I'm having an issue with my Ubuntu Desktop. The gnome-terminal often close itself about 3-5 times a day. Closed without any error report. I've tried reinstall gnome-terminal but it doesn't work. ...
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How Do I Change the Application Mapped to Open in Terminal? [duplicate]

I have appended Open in Terminal to my right-click context menu which by default, opens up a terminal window at the selected location. I would like to replace the default terminal window with ...
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Error while updating from terminal from ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

when I type: sudo apt-get update I get error Fetched 1,845 kB in 2min 6s (14.6 kB/s) Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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How to change permission of a drive in an external hard disk?

I had an old laptop. When it got complaint I removed its hard drive and started using it as external hard disk. It has an 80 GB of memory allocation for the windows C drive partition. But now i don't ...
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How to manipulate files in external hard drive using terminal?

How can I access (remove to be specific) files from my external hard drive which is already mounted using terminal?
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how to run command in an already opened terminal through a shell script

I'm running a shell script.sh which is supposed to open terminal and then run some commands in this opened terminal. What happens is that the terminal starts but the following commands are not ...
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shell script not running on terminal

I created a scriptA.sh on the desktop and make it executable then this was it content: #!/bin/bash sudo -u userA bash -c 'PACKAGE_PATH=/home/userA/package1; cd /home/userA/scripts' I want to double ...
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How to customize terminal's commands output?

I'm trying to make a couple of empty lines right before first line of running commands in terminal and also another one after last line (for always even running any command), because when I edit PS1 I ...
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Run some shell files from another shell file in different location

I have 5 shell files in a specific locations on my ubuntu system. I have two users on this system userA which is the main user and userB. Currently I have to manually open a terminal using user userA ...
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Display running clock in terminal [duplicate]

I want to display running clock inside terminal. I have already gone through this answer but this method only works in zsh terminal. But I want to display in bash. Is there any other way to display ...
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I can not get any sounds from my system

I know this is a popular topic, but I have been searching and cannot find a solution to my problem, plus, I'm super new to linux and terminals. I followed this tutorial ...
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How to stop error messages in terminal [closed]

Lots of ubuntu programs write error messages all over the terminal. This has been happening for as long as I can remember. If these are bugs like the messages say, why don't they ever get ...
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How can I assign a keyboard shortcut for the script that I have created? [duplicate]

I don't wish to open terminal each time to execute my shell script. Is it possible assign a keyboard shortcut to execute the shell script I have created?
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Login as root in shell

I'm trying to login as root in shell by following command : $ echo 'myPassword' | sudo -Si But gets me following error: stdin: is not a tty -bash: line 1: myPassword: command not found My Goal : ...
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Local Network Chat between Ubuntu and OS X with Terminal

I was trying to create a chat between two computers on the same network, through terminal. The difficulty is that Comp2 is OS X, while mine, Comp1 is Ubuntu. We want to do it through terminal, as it ...
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How do I mount ejected external USB flash Via terminal [duplicate]

After safely remove or eject it, i want to remount it without unplug it, and re-plug it again .. so Any suggestion pls? PS after using eject all usb memories are out of fdisk command scope i don't ...
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terminal Issue for user created

Hi, I have created a user who in system settings > user account shows he is the administrator. But when I open the terminal it doesn’t show the whole line prompt. Attached is screen shot of the ...
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How to let bash script knows if the open terminal is closed or not

I want to write piece of bash script that open a gnome-terminal tab and execute some commands in it after finishing execution terminal will close , i would like the make bash recognize if this ...