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

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I don't seem to have the gnome-terminal

When I press Ctrl + Alt + T, Ubuntu 16.04 opens xterm and when I search for gnome-terminal nothing is found. I searched for terminal and the only 2 applications there are XTerm and UXTerm. How do I ...
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How to stop `clear` from clearing scrollback buffer

Initially I thought Unlimited scrolling was not working with the terminal application on 16.04. I have the option "limit scrollback to" unchecked. Some times it scrolls back some times it does not. ...
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spaces affect the firefox commands in terminal [on hold]

firefox -private & This command open private browsing . but the same command firefox -private& without space between ampersand and the -private option will only open normal browsing ...
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How to make vim code folding colors more readable

I use code folding in vim, e.g. za, zc, zR, ZM But when the code is folded the resulting color - light blue on white is very hard to read for me with poor contrast I have tried changing my profile'...
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adb shell in Terminal : how to have more than 79 characters (or column?)

I connect my Meizu pro 5 with adb shell in my Terminal, i can't have more than 79 characters per line... How to change it ?
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How to setup the alfa AWUS036NH driver on Kali Linux? [on hold]

I bought this Alfa awus036nh and i want to use it on Kali Linux. I'm running Kali on a Virtual Machine and fixed the USB issue and now the machine recognizes the adapter. I need to setup the driver ...
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Gnome- terminal quits when pressing enter

I am on Ubuntu 16.04. When browsing in the terminal and using various commands the terminal just quits (closes without any message) when pressing enter. I thought maybe I am browsing through folders ...
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key for scrolling up in gnome terminal to check the history of screen?

I want to check the history of screen of gnome terminal. Is there a key to scroll up? Thanks.
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CTRL+SHIFT+C/V not working in Terminal

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and I found today that my copy/paste commands don't work in the terminal. I've tried every solution I could find with a bit of googling, but nothing seems to ...
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What is the standard syntax of the su -s command? [duplicate]

i don't sure about the syntax of the su -s command to use an new shell instead of the default.i hope i will get the answer from you.
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Unable to install using the terminal apt-get install command?

I had installed Scala a day before, everything was working well, but after that whenever I want to install any other app using the apt-get install command it starts to give the strange problems. The ...
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Terminal Closes Immediately on Open 14.04

I tried to follow other answers on here that I found but I cannot stop my terminal from closing as soon as it opens on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Here are my profile files. .bashrc .profile /etc/bash.bashrc /...
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Traverse with a Mouse on terminal

I make plenty of mistakes while typing Linux Commands in the terminal. In many cases it is easier for me to use the mouse to point to the error and then backspace it. And I am hoping this could be ...
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How to connect to internet when system graphics is not working and I can use only terminal [closed]

How can I run commands on my system in terminal that require internet connection? I am using a live usb. In my system graphics is not working. And I am unable to connect to internet using terminal.
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Colouring terminal output in 14.04 like in 16.04

I've turned my dual-boot into a triple-boot and I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 as well as Ubuntu Gnome 14.04. I've noticed that the terminal output of 14.04 is only coloured for directories. In 16.04 I ...
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Commands for beginner [closed]

I am a newbie to the world of Linux/Ubuntu. I have heard the commands like sudo, apt-get and many other commands from my colleagues. As a beginner, what are all the commands I should be aware of? Can ...
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Log in as other user having GUI capability

Using Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity. I log in with my usual user (admin) in graphic environment. Once logged, I'd like to run GUI-commands like if I were another user (normal), to test a client-server ...
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Terminal not running after change command [duplicate]

I tried to costumize my terminal from Edit>Profile Prefences>Title and Command. I check the Run a custom command instead of my shell and i think i write wrong command so the terminal won't run anymore....
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npm errors while installing

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04LTS dual-booted with Windows 10 on my ASUS X552EA laptop running on AMD processors. I've been trying to install some packages on my system with npm. The command I used was a ...
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Make terminal app not stop applications when losing focus

In Ubuntu touch terminal, when you run a command line application like vim or a long running shell script and you switch away to another app, the running application is stopped (like ctrl+z). This is ...
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Ubuntu Terminal - gcc: error: unrecognized command line option ‘--showme:link’

I am not trying to install anything. But the error message gcc: error: unrecognized command line option ‘--showme:link’ pops up as the first line in my terminal whenever I launch it. The problem ...
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How to install color palettes from *.sh files in tilda?

I don't like any of the built in color palettes in tilda. How do I install another from a .sh file? For instance: https://github.com/chriskempson/base16-shell/blob/master/base16-google.dark.sh
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“open in terminal” command in ubuntu 16.04, doesn't open terminal in changed directory

In Ubuntu 16.04 LTS open in terminal command in right click menu always start the terminal with /home/user as working directory. Is there anyway to make it's functionality same as nautilus-open-...
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Terminal closes immediately after opening. (After upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS)

I upgraded my ubuntu from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS after that whenever I open gnome-terminal with Ctrl+Alt+T or xterm or uxterm it closes immediately. I tried all the solutions on Terminal immediately ...
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Gedit TitleBar right click menu?

After running gedit command in terminal i see the original title bar right click menu , but when i run sudo gedit command it's only show Close on menu , although when i do the same with nautilus it ...
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Use emoji inside terminal

OS X has emoji support inside terminal, and I'm a little jelly. Emoji One Color SVGinOT Font brings emoji support to Ubuntu, but at the moment the terminal will only render monochrome emojis. Is ...
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Where to put export LC_ALL=C? [duplicate]

I ran it once, but my terminal native language went back to Finnish. I've tried unsuccessfully .bashrc and .profile. I have followed the thread here about How to set all locale settings in Ubuntu. I ...
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The font kerning on the Gnome Terminal is broken

After upgrading to 16.04, my terminal looks like this: The font is the default one. How can I debug/fix this
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terminal unable to find device “Mouse”

I have tried may web pages first to slow down my mouse,I have 1 HP USB Optical,1 ONN Wireless USB receiver type. Got them slowed down but in Terminal when I try to get into the properties of either I ...
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Can't use GTK Inspector for gnome-terminal

I am trying to inspect the gnome-terminal with the GTK Inspector. This inspector works on other GTK programs like gnome-calculator and gedit. However, when I try to run this on the gnome-terminal, ...
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Password in the terminal

I am new to Ubuntu (trying to get away from the clutches of Microsoft). I downloaded Ubuntu 14, then upgraded to Ubuntu 16. Now I am trying to understand the command line, and every time I try to do ...
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Terminal to full screen and back (16.04 DT)

If I switch Terminal to full screen mode and then back it doesn't restore the original position and size but instead show a window which covers the whole desktop. Is there a a way to make it work like ...
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Error creating terminal: Message recipient disconnected from message bus without replying

Why can't I open the gnome-terminal (version 3.18.3-1ubuntu1 on Ubuntu 16.04) any more? The error message is this: Error creating terminal: Message recipient disconnected from message bus without ...
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How do I change extensions of different file types [duplicate]

I have many files with different extensions in one directory (for example .aa, .1ab, .412 . etc). How can I change extensions of all this files to .txt There is now other files in folder, only those I ...
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Opening emacs in terminal results in Gtk-WARNING

This warning is shown when I try to open emacs in terminal: (emacs:5854): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk.css:2603:31: Missing name of pseudo-class Why is this happening, and how can I fix ...
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How to migrate gnome-terminal config from ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04

I'm trying to apply privous gnome-terminal(v3.6.2/ubuntu14.04) configuration to a newly installed 16.04 (with gnome-terminal v3.18.3). However, it seems newer version of gnome-terminal is not using ...
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Can no longer set terminal title in Ubuntu 16 (gnome-terminal) [duplicate]

In Ubuntu 14.10 LTS, I was able to set a terminal tab's title simply by right-clicking and choosing Set Title. This was using the default terminal application, gnome-terminal. In Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, I ...
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terminal appears on hotkey but command not executed

Me being the lazy bum that I am, wanted to make youtube-dl (the script that downloads youtube videos) execute upon pressing a hotkey for the current link in clipboard. In my keyboard shortcuts i made: ...
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What command can I use to minimize the current terminal window? [duplicate]

Which command can I use to minimize the current terminal window. i.e. this should do the same as a click on the minimize window control:
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Is it possible to import gconf xml into dconf? (generally or just for gnome-terminal)

I installed 16.04 on a new machine. I'd like to migrate some, but not all, config from my 15.10 setup to it. The immediate goal is to migrate gnome-terminal config from .gconf/apps/gnome-terminal-2. ...
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terminal emulator Terminator. Themes

I downloaded terminal emulator Terminator. I tried to find in Inet any themes for it, but didnt find many. Do themes for gnome terminal work for console emulators? if yes - how can i do that?
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Open gnome-terminal on client machine to execute a JAR

Is there anyway to open terminal on the client machine using mono ? I had tried the above method which works on the server only. I went through the thread - c# - Opening the terminal process and pass ...
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Where's the gnome terminal config file located?

I'm trying to find the gnome terminal config file in Ubuntu 16.04, but having no luck whatsoever. I want the cursor not to stop blinking, and there's probably a timeout parameter I can change, but I ...
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Where I can find a list of all css classes that composes the terminal?

I've just found on Google a way to write my own css to put some styles on the terminal. At the beginning I was looking to add something to know which tab was active. Now I'm curious about know more ...
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Gnome 3 Shell window borders too tiny

my window borders of some Gnome 3 applications are too tiny, they more or less do not exist. This is bad, because then I cannot resize the windows via mouse click & drag onto the borders (the ...
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Why can't I start gnome-terminal after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

When attempting to start the Terminal application from Unity Dash, the icon appears, flashes for several seconds, and then disappears. When attempting to start gnome-terminal from xterm, I receive the ...
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How can I set gnome-terminal's X and Y startup position?

I have been trying to set gnome-terminal --geometry x y's position permanently. I know I would need to find a file that has settings for the terminal but I don't know its location. Basically, what I ...
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How do I change bash prompt in gnome terminal without messing up terminal title in Ubuntu 16?

I don't like all long directory paths to feel up my terminal's space so, I truncate them through a python script. I have edited the .bashrc file and replaced PS1 to export PROMPT_COMMAND='PS1="$(...
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How to find still running processes in a terminal?

When I try to close a tab in Gnome Terminal, it says: Close this terminal? There is still a process running in this terminal. Closing the terminal will kill it. How can I find out what is still ...