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

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How do I download the terminal application for Ubuntu 12.04 in Lubuntu 12.04?

I recently installed Lubuntu. The terminal look and feel are not as good as compared to L&F for terminal that I used use in Ubuntu 12.04. I would like to know from where and how can I download ...
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How to Fix Terminal in Ubuntu?

I'm stuck. Ubuntu 11.10 was working fine. I tried to create a desktop icon that I could click and run a Terminal command. (not launch a program, just run a command to set something). I don't know what ...
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How to set a Custom typing shortcut?

I want to set a shortcut for my terminal window so that when I type terminal in desktop it will open. Is there any way to make a custom typing shortcut? Like WWW and something like that?
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Menu bar acting weird and critical error when resetting Unity - what's happening? [closed]

I've been having a weird problem with the full-screen writing app Focuswriter on Ubuntu 12.04: when I open Focuswriter everything works as it should, when i minimize and maximize it once some of the ...
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Why can't terminal open my .sh file?

I'm trying to run a Minecraft Server with Bukkit in 12.04. In the .sh file I'm using to start the Server, I wrote java -Xms1024M -Xmx1024M -jar (and then I wrote the location of where the craftbukkit ...
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How to make a clickable terminal shortcut on the desktop

I was wondering how to make a clickable terminal shortcut for my desktop using the command easytether connect. I don't want to have to open/close the terminal every time I wish to connect to the ...
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devnagari script in terminal

When I try to write in terminal in devnagari script, the vowels are shown separated from consonants (unlike how it is written). The same is the case when I open a file containing devnagari characters ...
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How to make the cursor in the terminal to stop blinking after it loses focus?

I noticed strange behavior in gnome-terminal: When the terminal has focus, the cursor is blinking. After it loses focus, the cursor keeps blinking for about 10 seconds, then stops. I'd like the cursor ...
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How to save GNOME Terminal contents with ANSI escape codes?

VT100 terminals have a relatively simple way to save terminal contents with escape codes to a file using Meta-p: XTerm.VT100.printAttributes: 2 XTerm.VT100.printerCommand: cat - > file ...
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Terminal not working

I can't type anything into the terminal. Just nothing shows up in the terminal window no matter what I do. Most web searching on the problem starts with, "type --- into terminal" which of course ...
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How to get into terminal on my Dell laptop which interferes with Wi-Fi button?

I use 10.04 regularly and I dual-booted my laptop with 10.04 and Windows 7 already. I made a mistake in deleting my entire top and bottom panel on 10.04. So I am trying to get it back. When I ...
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How do I change the default working directory with which gnome-terminal opens?

There does not seem to be any way to change this in the GUI.
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Avoid the yellow message at the top of the gnome-terminal window that states “The child process exited normally with status 0.”

I have a gnome-terminal profile created with "When the command exists: Hold the terminal open" set. How can I avoid the yellow message at the top of the gnome-terminal window that states "The child ...
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Guake and gnome-terminal $PATH

Most of the time I use Guake as terminal emulator. Today I wanted to start a program from gnome-terminal and it tells me that it's not installed currently, although I ran the program a minute ago on ...
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How to open a terminal from the terminal

I'm on ubuntu 12.04 and I use gnome terminal as my default terminal. I need to open another terminal from the command line. I know I can do this with gnome-terminal but I want to run a command that ...
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Terminal emulator left-click to open link

So I've been trying to get back to using Linux as my primary OS. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome 3. I've tried multiple terminal emulators, but they all seem to have a common failing: you need to ...
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Finding and editing gnome terminal colors without gui

I like the color scheme editor for the gnome terminal and all, but I hate not being able to work with color values, whether it be hexidecimal or some other form. How do you find out the color values ...
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Terminal not prompting properly on tab press [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tab completion doesn't work for commands The installed packages prompt is working fine, eg, gedtab completes to gedit, but package autocomplete on apt-get is not ...
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Can someone spell out what this wget command to install Heroku toolbelt does?

I'm getting familiar with the terminal commands, and I came across this command to install the Heroku toolbelt: wget -qO- https://toolbelt.heroku.com/install.sh | sh Now from here I gather that ...
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Graphical terminal misinterpreting input

I've been having this weird problem with typing commands into gnome-terminal. If the command takes up multiple screen lines and I use any backspaces and the stars are in proper alignment the command ...
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How can I decrease key repetition time in gnome-terminal like konsole in KDE?

I liked the feature or more quicker key repetition time in Konsole (KDE's terminal). The feature is actually, If you write a long line and wanted to delete it by pressing and holding the Backspace ...
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How to make an interrupt assignment in the terminal stick

I followed the instructions from enzotib's answer on Making Ctrl+C copy text in gnome-terminal? to make the ctrl-c and ctrl-v keys act consistent in the terminal and then re-assign ctrl-j to be the ...
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Colored text doesn't show in terminal

Colored text in terminal doesn't show even after un-commenting force_color_prompt=yes in .bashrc. I have to reload .bashrc by issuing . ~/.bashrc command before it takes effect. .bashrc # ~/.bashrc: ...
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Backspace, Tab, Del and arrow keys not working in terminal (using ssh)

When I ssh into another Ubuntu machine with my account (with sudo permissions), my backspace key generates some awkward symbols on pressing. Also Tab, Del and Arrow keys don't work. On the other ...
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Which lightweight Terminal Emulators supports Transparency?

I know that gnome-terminal and the kde terminal both support transparency, but I'm looking for something lighter on resources than those. What other xterminal emulators support transparency?
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Gnome terminal is not running source .bashrc?

I have a clean installation of Ubuntu 12 and I installed bashmarks, a utility to have favorites folders on the terminal. One of the steps is to include source ~/.local/bin/bashmarks.sh at the end of ...
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How to make the terminal export a specific environment variable at every load?

I would like to run the script PS1="┌─[\u@\h:]\n└─> " In the terminal every time it's opened, but I can't figure out how to.
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How can I customize fonts and backgrounds for gnome-terminal?

Mac has background-color -theme adjusting. During summer, I realize why it would be so super-cool: it is hard to see anything with standard settings when there are so much sun-light. So how can I ...
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How to launch Terminal without using Dash?

I just ran the newest Ubuntu from an USB stick. Now Dash is empty and knows nothing about the contents of the computer. I found a fix here but to make it work I should be able to open Terminal. ...
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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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How to have colored manual pages in gnome-terminal

When I switched to tty I noticed manpages look different by using some color scheme. How to make it to gnome-terminal? Update: Here is a solution, I found at Unix stackExchange site.
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How do I cut and paste terminal I/O without using the mouse?

I want to search and cut text from command output in a terminal so I can use it in subsequent command line invocations or just in an editor session. Is there any way to easily run a regular ...
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How can I programmically set the gnome-terminal title?

How can I programmically set the gnome-terminal title? I've tried gnome-terminal --title="bla" But this opens a new terminal window while outputting $ gnome-terminal --title=bla Xlib: extension ...
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How to execute an arbitrary command when open a new gnome profile terminal?

I want to create a profile terminal that executes this command rvm use 1.9.2 and leave me in the prompt after choosing my ruby version. user@user-desktop:~/Sites/RailsApp$ rvm use 1.9.2 Using ...
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Copying commands from ubuntu 10.04 terminal

Can anyone tell me the way to copy commands from the Ubuntu terminal? I tried Ctrl+C, Shift+Ins, right click option but none of these works.
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Where is 'open in terminal'?

I'm trying to figure out where is 'open in terminal' when right clicking inside a folder? Last time I used it was in Ubuntu 10.10 and since upgrading have no luck with it. I gave up on Unity and ...
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Gedit Embedded Terminal Uses Incorrect Palette

I've followed the advice to turn off "use-theme-colors" and also set a custom background color in my embedded gedit terminal. But somehow, the palette setting is ignored and colors show as only black ...
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Start terminal-based application from Main Menu?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 x86_64. I have downloaded and extracted Ancient Domains of Mystery (ADOM) v1.1.1. I want to add a shortcut to it in my Games folder in the Main Menu. I tried adding the ...
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Difference between launching an application from a keyboard shortcut vs the terminal?

What I have observed: When I type emacs in gnome-terminal, it launches in the same environment, with variables set in .bashrc. If I use a keyboard shortcut to the command emacs, it opens in an ...
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Terminal command autocomplete

I'm currently trying to switch from OpenSUSE to Ubuntu as my main OS. While most of opensuse features is there in ubuntu, there is one feature that doesn't. In Opensuse, I can always use Ctrl+Up to ...
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Gnome terminal requires root to open?

In Dash Home of 12.04, I searched for "terminal", and it came up with "root terminal". To open it, I have to provide the password for root. It is actually gnome terminal. I wonder if the gnome ...
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What does “use keystrokes to scroll on alternate screen” mean?

"use keystrokes to scroll on alternate screen" is an option in gnome-terminal profile preferences. It seems that the person who wrote the help doesn't know either because he skipped that option in ...
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I accidentally made my terminal open another terminal when it starts. How can I fix it?

I wanted to have it so that when I open a terminal, it is opened maximized. However I set the Default profile to open a terminal fullscreen when I open a terminal and... recursion. The terminals open ...
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How can I run an application in gnome-terminal automatically when booting?

I need to run an application automatically when Ubuntu starts. I've got this app running without opening the terminal. However, this application displays some information in a terminal window and, ...
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How to get ALT+B and ALT+L to work in the terminal?

I'm used to the terminal hot-keys Alt+B to move forward one word and Alt+L to move back one word. However, in the new Unity of Ubuntu 12.04, this doesn't seem to work as holding Alt and pressing B ...
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What is the difference between virtual terminals and Gnome terminals?

I'm confused...there are 3 kinds of terminals I have seen in Ubuntu xTerm, Terminal (Gnome Terminal), started with Ctrl+Alt+T and Virtual Terminals, started with Ctrl+Alt+F1-F6 Why are there many ...
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How do I maximize a gnome-terminal that has been minimized?

How do I maximize a gnome-terminal window that has been minimized? I don't see them in the Launcher on the left nor the task bar on the top?
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How can I programmatically get the PID of the active GNOME Terminal instance?

How can I get the PID of the GNOME Terminal instance I'm using from within a Bash script? I can run xprop _NET_WM_PID and then manually click the terminal window, but I'd like to completely automate ...
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Gnome-terminal and solarized theme Coloring

I tried to apply solarized color theme to my GNOME terminal, like explained Here. But its all greyed out and not that colorful as expected. See here Any Idea what I can do?
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Ubuntu 12.04 GNOME Terminal (3.4.1.1) Xorg 100% CPU

after upgrading Ubuntu 11.04 to 12.04 (x64 arch) maximizing or resizing GNOME Terminal (3.4.1.1) windows larger cause the Xorg (1.11.3) or X process to utilize 100% CPU. Resizing smaller, moving ...