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

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Guake Fails to Start

Hello I have been using guake terminal for a while on ubuntu 14.04 and older version. After I have freshly installed (not upgraded) 16.04 xenial and installed guake it didn't work. I start the ...
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While checking man file in youtube-dl

Commend: man youtube-dl Output : No manual entry for youtube-dl See 'man 7 undocumented' for help when manual pages are not available. how to resolve this problem.
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Cannot install gnome-terminal due to problems with gconf2

I was having problems with starting gnome-terminal, so I tried to remove and reinstall it. Running sudo apt-get install gnome-terminal gives me the following result: Reading package lists... Done ...
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How exit from tty4 terminal without using Alt+SysRq+B to exit?

How exit from tty4 terminal without using Alt+SysRq+B(reset) to exit? Command Ctrl+Alt+F7 worked for some period, then stopped working, possibly after upgrade system, don't know. Ubuntu 14.04LTS
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How to safely open nautilus from terminal?

Following the answers here I can open nautilus from terminal, but not without a litany of errors. nautilus . (nautilus:31126): GLib-GIO-CRITICAL **: g_dbus_interface_skeleton_unexport: assertion '...
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How to set built-in color scheme for gnome-terminal via CLI in Ubuntu 16?

I want to change the color scheme of gnome-terminal to the built-in scheme Rxvt. I know how to set the fore- and background color and 'use-theme-colors', with gsettings, but I just can't find the ...
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Gnome-Terminal : Hide tab bar in fullscreen mode

How to hide tab bar only in full screen mode for gnome-terminal? (when I press F11)
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Why I could not create a folder named '/' using terminal?

I tried creating a folder with name '/' using the mkdir command. But it returned a message saying: mkdir: cannot create directory ‘/’: File exists I tried quoting the the name '/', and adding ...
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How to start a gnome-terminal without loading profile (like bash --noprofile --norc)

Can I start a gnome-terminal without loading profile? (just like bash --noprofile --norc) Sometime I made mistake in writing .bashrc and find no way (except ssh from another machine) to access that ....
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Strange visual problems after updating to 16.04

I'm having strange visual problems with text not showing in terminal unless I highlight the text. See the attachment. Similarly, the menu icons will disappear. Both get fixed after re log in. Any ...
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100% CPU on gnome-shell

Twice a day the gnome-shell is stuck on 100% overlloading one of the core. Killing the process seems to provide a temp solution. How can I find the reason for this issue?
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Make terminator ask for permission before closing if something is being executed

I normally use Terminator as a terminal instead of the GNOME one. So far I am really happy with Terminator. However, the GNOME terminal asks for permission before closing if something is running in ...
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My terminal went black, cannot see any text, how to reset its color?

I know many people have asked for changing terminal's font color and I followed many methods, but they didn't work. I think my problem is quite serious... This is how it looks like: A few months ...
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How to set a image as background of the gnome terminal?

How can I set my terminal background to what @RaduRădeanu has? See image below.
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How can I make the command “eclipse myprogram.c” work in terminal?

As the title says how can I make that command work. I have eclipse installed in my /opt/ folder and I did make a destop file with: [Desktop Entry] Version=4.6 Name=Eclipse Neon C GenericName=IDE ...
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Closing a Specific Terminal

I have a program that opens a new terminal and runs while loop, but when the program ends I want to terminate this window. Is it possible to close a certain terminal window with a command, while ...
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Live persistent USB login issue for 16.04 LTS

Login screen asking for username password, username ubuntu and password blank is not working. Also Ctrl + Alt + F1 is not working and terminal does not appear. Please assist me to login successfully. ...
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Unicode issue when ssh'ing from GNOME Terminal to OS X [migrated]

When I ssh from GNOME Terminal (tried different 14.04/16.04 distros, currently on Mint 18) to OS X, I have a unicode issue, e.g. the prompt is not properly displayed. On OS X, I have bash 4.x as a ...
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How to change the color of a gnome-terminal profile including the prompt?

I have created 2 profiles for gnome-terminal. One is meant to be green-on-black, the other is meant to be red-on-black. They do change some of the terminal colors, but my prompts remain bright bold ...
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Terminal only shows up as a black window

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 on a Lenovo Ideapad, and whenever I try to open a terminal window, only a black box appears, and the menus have thick black borders and the nofification box is also black.
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Tab Autocomplete “Command Substitution error”

I used to never rely on it, but now that I am hooked, this is driving me nutty. When I am in terminal and hit Tab to autocomplete my statement, it works for most commands (cd, mv, rm, etc) but it is ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 “Reset and clear” shortcut doesn't work

I installed Ubuntu 16.04, and as in 12.04 which I have before, I set in Terminal preferences the shortcut: \/ Terminal Reset and Clear Shift+Ctrl+E Under the 'Terminal' item in the top-...
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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 [closed]

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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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 ...