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How to write a script with nautilus actions?

I want to use nautilus actions with my own script which I have usually started successfully with open-terminal and pasting the command (s. below) directly in the terminal. for file in *.mp4; do mkdir ...
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Terminal profile doesn't list all available fonts

my GNOME Terminal profile let me choose only mono fonts and Courier. I'm trying to use Source Code Pro font on my ubuntu terminal. I've installed it successfully, in ~/.fonts, and it shows on every ...
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Exit full screen of gnome terminal

Accidently, I full-screen display the gnome terminal. I now can't get out of the full screen display back to normal display. so I wonder how I can get out of the full screen display back to normal ...
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How to reset errornous font in promt and output of gnome-terminal

I'm experiencing replacement of all occurances of certain characters in the prompt and output of gnome-terminal (3.6.2 in Ubuntu 14.04), e.g. (latin d is replaced with some kind of uppercase D in ...
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84 views

Launch gnome-terminal into GUI via TTY

My GUI is completely messed up and I need to get the gnome terminal working. Ctrl-Alt-T doesn't work because Unity or Gnome are broken. All I'm getting is a mouse and another program that I launched ...
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Terminal in Gnome 3: Disable audible bell, enable visual bell

For years, nay, decades (literally – two!), I have visual bell enabled in my terminals whenever possible, be it a humble XTerm or Gnome Terminal. Recently, after I switched from Unity to Gnome 3, I an ...
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46 views

ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop not initialized [closed]

I recently upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 LTS, but suddenly my desk top just stopped initializing.could you please assist in restoring it. Regards
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1answer
119 views

:set title in vim doesn't work in gnome terminal

I need to be able to see what I'm working on. On my sisters laptop using unity, :set title sets the title, but on my GNOME desktop with GNOME Terminal 3.10.2 it doesn't do anything. I can set the ...
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369 views

Gnome terminal transparent background shows desktop

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 and I have the same problem I've always had after an installation/upgrade: the terminal's transparent background shows the desktop (not the window that is behind it). ...
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Terminal Background in Ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.04, I was configuring the terminal, but I can't change the background of it to transparent. There is an option, but it doesn't work, please help me.
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Menu options disabled in most application in Ubuntu 13.10

The menu options such as File/Edit etc. are disabled for most of my applications such as Terminal, Ubuntu Software Center and many more. I am unable to get my work done because of this. I am running ...
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1answer
60 views

Can't find org.gnome.shell.recorder in gsettings

I am trying to do screen recording on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and supposedly pressing Ctrl+Alt+Shift+r will do it. In order to get audio I found on a different post that I need to run the command: ...
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I installed ubuntu 13.04 I can't find the terminal and which is better Gnome or KDE? [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 13.04. I can't find the terminal? one more thing which is better Gnome or KDE ? I like to work in node.js and Photoshop.
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84 views

Graphical problems with 13.10 / GNOME on MacBook Pro 9.1 (13'', Mid 2012)

I have a fresh Saucy installation on my MacBook Pro with a 'little' problem: When I open gnome-terminal, I only see the borders of the window but no window content. Purging the package gnome-terminal ...
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1answer
95 views

automatic start fish shell in terminal window

I would like to have separate shortcut at my desktop just for the fish shell, Having a command like that does not start a window with fish shell : gnome-terminal fish If there is no solution for ...
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1answer
32 views

Is it possible to save the scrollback in Gnome's Terminal?

So I've run this long, involved difficult test that has a huge amount of output. This time, some problem has cropped up and I need to search through the output. To do that, I have to save the ...
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1answer
54 views

Is there a way to merge multiple gnome-terminal windows into a single tabbed window?

From a tabbed gnome-terminal window, it's easy to drag tabs out to live in their own window. Is it possible to do the opposite, to merge two gnome-terminals into a single tabbed window?
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Downgrade gnome 3.10 to gnome 3.8?

I found some problems with gnome 3.10, so I want to downgrade to the 3.8. My ubuntu versio is 13.10.
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1answer
653 views

How to make a shortcut to set title in gnome-terminal tab (ubuntu 13.10)?

I remember that in gnome-terminal there used be an option to set shortcuts in Edit menu. I've upgraded to ubuntu 13.10 and installed gnome3 and I have tried to make shortcuts for gnome-terminal, ...
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149 views

Easy way to know all programs and utilities real names from terminal? [duplicate]

Every time I try to get a program from terminal I don't find it because it doesn't match the real name. Example: Disks name in terminal is gnome-disks. So what the easiest way to know all programs ...
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765 views

gnome terminal scrollbar visibility

According the manual below https://help.gnome.org/users/gnome-terminal/stable/pref-scrolling.html.en There is an option (Edit ▸ Profile Preferences ▸ Scrolling) "Scrollbar visibility" so that you ...
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1answer
503 views

Ubuntu UI unresponsive but can ssh in, how do I log out the remote over ssh?

I want to log out the user session of a remote Ubuntu 12.04 x64 (laptop) by ssh'ing and running a command. I know I can reboot with a simple sudo reboot but don't want to if I can help it, I'd ...
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gnome-termial is totally transparent… after upgrade to 13.10

This is the capture of the monitor. what you see only with edges is gnome-terminal After the upgrade to 13.10, can't do anything with gnome terminal. Only a right click works. Tried to change a ...
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how to find out more with command gdb when gnome-terminal crashes?

Is this dependent on which themes are actually set with gnome-tweak-tool, when gnome-terminal crashes ? At moment here gnome-terminal is crashing often ( conflict between themes and lang-settings in ...
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1answer
145 views

I removed gnome-screensaver

I removed gnome-screensaver to install xscreensaver, but for some reason, it failed to run gnome-shell. I ran It manually but it failed. I also do sudo dpkg but no work. Before that, I installed ...
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0answers
185 views

what are the monospace fonts?

Simple question, what are the monospace fonts ? I know that are fixed size fonts and that are used on terminal, but how can I know which are monospace ? and why if I change it I dont see any change on ...
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471 views

Can't launch gnome-terminal

Running on Ubuntu 13.04, GNOME Shell 3.6.3.1. If I start it from terminanator, I get this error: mia@mavrica:~$ gnome-terminal Failed to summon the GConf demon; exiting. Failed to activate ...
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1answer
58 views

Start application in the background on GNOME

Is there a way to avoid bringing an application to the front when opening it? I'm launching an app several times trough a terminal window (running a custom c++ program) and it keeps popping up when ...
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2answers
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How to disable blinking cursor in Gnome 3.8?

There is this proposed solution to disable the blinking cursor in Gnome terminal. However, it no longer seems to work for Gnome 3.8. The option /apps/gnome-terminal/profiles/Default in Gconf does not ...
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0answers
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How to switch between nautilus window and (gnome-)terminal

I need a fast possibility to switch between a nautilus window and a (gnome-terminal) in the same working directory. At the moment I'm using the following setup: nautilus -> terminal: ...
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1answer
741 views

Can't write in terminal

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.04 Gnome, 64 bits on my computer (keeping my old /home partition). But the providen gnome-terminal has a strange behaviour : it does not show me the prompt, and I can't ...
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1answer
434 views

Gnome Terminal ignores default profile size

I am using Gnome 3.6 Ubuntu 12.10 kernel 3.5. My problem is that I have my default profile for gnome terminal set to 80x43. However, most of the time when launching Gnome terminal from the launcher, ...
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1answer
575 views

Konsole like terminal for Gnome

I would like to switch from Kubuntu to Ubuntu but so far I couldn't find a terminal emulator for Gnome which had history support like Konsole does. In Konsole you can set the history to be unlimited ...
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Gnome3 Terminal restores previous window size on focus loss

Sometimes when I resize a window in gnome 3 and then switch tasks, the window snaps back to it's previous size. How can I make it retain the size that I change it to? For instance, if I drag at the ...
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1answer
276 views

gnome-open window positioning

I've been using Ubuntu since 10.04, and seriously loving life. I'm on 12.04 and it's great. As some super users would know: gnome-open /home/username/somefile.txt will open a window in gnome. Is ...
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changing system terminal colours?

So I have my computer set up just the way I want, with gnome 3 in my favorite color scheme, and the terminal in a matching background/text color scheme. Even the login screen has my Desktop ...
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2answers
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adding executable file to path and launching from terminal directly

i just downloaded sublime text for my ubuntu, and its working fine. i have the executable file in my ~/sublime folder. now i would like to invoke this app from the terminal by just typing ...
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0answers
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Remember gnome-terminal position across multiple desktop after reboot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to pin programs to specific workspaces, without CCSM? I work with several virtual desktop (Gnome desktop) and several terminal with several tab in each ...
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1answer
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Failed to install Gnome-Shell-Extensions: Missing Separator

I'm trying to install gnome-shell-extensions in terminal using these instructions: Download Gnome Shell extensions by running following command: git clone ...
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1answer
1k views

Why we can't run commands with gnome shortcuts?

When I make a custom shortcut with gnome (gnome-control-center keyboard) I can't set it to a command. Why? Example: I can't set a shortcut for sudo apt-get update. Instead I must first invoke a ...
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1answer
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How to set the different default character encoding of `gnome-terminal` from the system default locale?

It seems that the gnome-terminal program use system default local as its default encoding when it is started. For some reason, I can not change the system default locale setting. I want to use another ...
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3answers
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Gnome-terminal doesn't refresh

Gnome-terminal works just fine when I am running Unity, but when I run Gnome shell, terminals don't work properly and have to be constantly refreshed. This is particularly annoying when using "vi" to ...
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2answers
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Why is the output of echo $((i++)) different than echo $((i=i+1))

!#/bin/bash i=1 echo $((i++)) i=1 echo $((++i)) i=1 echo $((i=i+1)) This is the output bash increment 1 2 2 I thought the expression i=i+1 was identical to i++. Is there a way to check if two ...
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3answers
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Is it preferred to avoid use of “exit” in bash scripts as much as possible?

I've been told in php it's preferred to avoid the use of the exit command as much as possible. Is the same true for bash? For example is the following #!/bin/bash if [ -z $1 ]; then echo ...
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2answers
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gnome-terminal and logging

Is there any way to log every that was displayed in gnome-terminal? for example I have a complex command doSomethingThatPrintoutsAlot ; doSomethingThatPrintoutsAlot2 ; doSomethingThatPrintoutsAlot3 ...
3
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0answers
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Gnome-terminal scrolling behavior not affected by change in GTK3 source code [closed]

I needed to change the mouse wheel scroll rate in GTK applications. I downloaded and modified GTK3 source code. I recompiled it. It did the trick for gedit and nautilus. But did not do it for ...
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The GNOME Terminal is very slow in GNOME 3

When using the GNOME Terminal, if I try to create a new tab, or use "C+tab" to cycle to a new one, the terminal will take up to five full seconds to change. This seems to occur whether using ZSH or ...
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1answer
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How to assign a Vim as the default program for a file type and run it in maximized terminal?

I want to assign a terminal based program as a default program in Gnome Shell 3.2. I am running Ubuntu 11.10. More specifically, I want my .txt files to open in vim with maximized Gnome Terminal. ...
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4answers
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Take screenshot of terminal

I'm Using Gnome2. I have on My first workspace two terminals open (gnome-terminal). I want a screenshot of the whole terminal1 window. I don't want set up the bounding box of the screenshot with my ...
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Cryptsetup Warning [closed]

I was installing Xfce under GNOME in Terminal and everything seems to have worked, but Terminal displayed these two messages just before the install finished. cryptsetup: WARNING: failed to detect ...