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

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How to start a terminal with certain text already input on the command-line?

Rather than rephrasing my question, let me describe to you the desired user-case: I create a short shell-script to run command "gnome-terminal --someoptionflagname 'my text to be posted'", and ...
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Can I set up GNOME Terminal to have a toolbar?

In XFCE I used to like a terminal window to have a toolbar (with cut, copy, paste and new tab buttons). Can I enable it in Gnome Terminal?
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How do I use and configure Terminal Colours?

My terminal is all black and white. :P No colours. Terminal output is highlighted by different colours to represent data. Like if we do ls, folder and files have separate colour but my terminal shows ...
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Change default width of gnome-terminal and terminator windows

Only a short question but is it possible to set the default width (and height) of terminal sessions in gnome-terminal and terminator? I find I always resize the window once it pops up so and given ...
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Can not paste into Gnome Terminal from Netbeans

When I copy something from another window then my terminal and want to paste it into my terminal (on the command line) the paste option in Edit is grayed out. Ctrl+V does not work in GNOME Terminal ...
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How to automate starting terminal instances for specific tasks

I'm going through some programming tutorials and for every session, I have to start up at least 3 terminal windows (one for a log file tail, one for testing output, one for running various shell ...
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How can I make gnome-terminal not transparent?

When I use gnome-terminal the background is annoyingly slightly-transparent. Here you can read the ubuntu.stackexchange.com site through the background. These are the background options I have, ...
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Gnome-terminal shortcut open multiple ssh connections in tabs

I was wondering does anyone know a way to make some kind of shortcut under Ubuntu that when I click on it, it will open up multiple SSH sessions (or execute other actions) in a tabbed gnome-terminal?
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How to set the terminal to open maximized

I want to tell compiz, metacity, the gnome-terminal or whoever is in charge to open the terminal window maximized by default. How can I do that?