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

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gnome-terminal: Single Click Open file:///filepath With Specific Applilcation

In GNOME Terminal 3.6.2 I can Ctrl+Click the URL file:///path/to/file, which will then open in gedit. I would like to execute a customized command instead of gedit. In my case, I would like to start ...
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Why is .profile is not sourced when choosing “Open in Terminal” in context menu?

I have already changed the default profile of the terminal emulator to "Run command as login shell", but that only enabled the sourcing of .profile when I open Terminal via ctrl-alt-T. What am I ...
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Ubuntu Terminal Slowing Down Due to Transparency or Font Size

I decided to make the background of my terminal transparent for purely cosmetic reasons. Suddenly my terminal is rendering slower. This may be a stupid question but has anyone else seen this side ...
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Open terminal on startup and run command [duplicate]

Very simple question, I'm new to Linux I have a command run on startup (Elementary OS) command is: /home/zachary/Documents/Server108/Server108.sh When I turn my laptop on the command runs in the ...
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Terminal shrinking when it losses focus [closed]

When losing focus, a tabbed gnome terminal will shrink by one line. A normal (non-tabbed) terminal doesn't have this issue. What could be causing this? A bug in the application, in the theme or ...
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Zsh shell font error on Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 [duplicate]

I'm using ubuntu gnome 16.04 and when I try to use Zsh shell instead of bash, its font seem doesn't right: zsh shell with powerlevel9k theme: I would greatly appreciate it if you give me some help,...
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How can I reset ubuntu gnome terminal options?

I have Ubuntu gnome on my laptop and in my terminal all the text is green. However, on another computer my text is green but the bold text is a different color. I already changed the bold text on my ...
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Does the terminal learn common typos? [duplicate]

This may seem like a stupid question. I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 with GNOME Terminal 3.16.2. When I was new to the system, I often typed 'l' or 'la' instead of 'ls' to list files, and would then be told ...
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How to disable the shortcut for New Profile in command line (Terminal)

I was playing around terminal and I came across Terminal Preference. Under that there is a tab called Shortcut where I accidentally enabled shortcut for New Profile as Q. Now whenever I press Q on ...
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Enter key not working in terminal

Just now, the enter key has stopped working in a terminal only. Works in all other apps, but only generates the default system sound when pressed in the terminal. Tried both xTerm and gnome-...
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Start terminal through script with command option that can later be used for more commands?

I would like to programmatically start a terminal window that runs a command or a bunch of commands (from a script). And I would like to be able to Ctrl + C the command and also keep the terminal open ...
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Gnome Terminal window is stuck on top but not really there

There is a terminal left floating on top of my other windows: It doesn't show if I take a window screenshot. I can't Alt + Drag - that drags the window below. I can't Alt + Tab - Terminal is not ...
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ttyacm0 not getting in ubuntu 14.04, getting error as USB Device not accepting address

when connecting ARM Board to my PC using USB ttyACM0 not showing in ubuntu 14.04 , In dmesg log is [19547.426867] usb 3-10: new high-speed USB device number 7 using xhci_hcd [19552.422655] xhci_hcd ...
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How to enable natural scrolling for GNOME terminal in 14.04?

I'm newbie to Ubuntu, freshly installed 14.04 on Dell Inspiron laptop. I enabled 'two finger scrolling' and 'natural scrolling' from 'Mouse and Touchpad' settings. Natural scrolling with two-finger ...
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Terminal laggy with external monitor

I am using the default terminal app on Ubuntu 14.04 (gnome-terminal). When I do not have an external monitor plugged in, I notice no issues. When I do have an external monitor plugged in via HDMI, ...
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Open terminal option no longer on desktop

The right click menu on my desktop no longer has an option to launch the terminal. Brief history: I was messing around with my locale file and ended up breaking unity. There was no desktop, no ...
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Opening new terminal from terminal and navigating directories (Permission denied?)

Good day all, I'm trying to open a new terminal using a current terminal and execute a program in a specific directory. I've found a lot of documentation on the web so far, such as these: How can I ...
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Control C doesn't work in Ubuntu 14.04

In both gnome-terminal and terminator, press ctrl+c doesn't do ANYTHING. It doesn't kill processes, it doesn't cancel whatever's on the current line and start a new one, nothing. ctrl+shift+c works, ...
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Terminal and File Manager Disagree

When I use file manager I see some additional files compared to the files I can access with Terminal even when in super user mode. I have no idea why that is? my desktop showing terminal and file ...
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How to change default terminal application in Gnome-Shell

Gnome-Terminal is terrible. It's buggy and whenever Gnome-Shell restarts or resumes from suspend, all Gnome-Terminal windows become unusable and can't be closed. There's an old ticket opened for it, ...
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Ubuntu customization kit, not opening gnome-terminal, help please!

I've been trying to solve this for 3 days, I'm using Ubuntu Customization Kit and when it gets to "Run console application" I get the following error: Starting console application... Option "-t" is ...
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How to create a keyboard shortcut for a terminal command

I often work with git and loved iTerm2 for the ability to set keyboard shortcuts for commands. For example, I set CTRL+ENTER to git status. Is this possible with gnome-terminal or can you recommend ...
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How can I use the eOS terminal notification in Ubuntu?

elementaryOS has the following feature to notify the user of a finished terminal process. Is it possible to use this feature in Ubuntu? Figure 1: Example of eOS terminal notification
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Change default console position in CodeBlocks

It's so annoying to drag it over and over again. How to change default position of a console?
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How to copy all current output in Terminal to a file when too large for clipboard after it has already been outputted?

I have a slight problem at the moment, I have a large amount of output in a Terminal (gnome-terminal) at the moment, so large in fact that the clipboard won't take it... So I wondering if there is any ...
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Changing the folder icon using terminal

How do I change, let's say Documents icon, using only terminal? Or how do I do it for a set of folders like Documents, Videos, Pictures etc. Thanks in advance.
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2 warnings 1 error while using sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

Whenever i try sudo apt-get update I get following messages: W: GPG error: http://download.opensuse.org Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available:...
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gnome-terminal backgroud and foreground colour issue

At the onset of my live usage in Ubuntu Gnome 15.10, use a bash script to set the colour of my gnome-terminal. The code used is link=/org/gnome/terminal/legacy/profiles:/:b1dcc9dd-5262-4d8d-a863-...
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How do I install the Solarized theme for GNOME Terminal?

I am new to Ubuntu. I want to install solarized theme for GNOME Terminal. But I am unable follow up. It also said I need to install dircolors. I saw questions here but no one is detailed. Can anyone ...
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accessing Desktop from Root directory

I was using aircrack-ng package in my ubuntu 15.04. This package works only under root privileges. Now I want to save .cap file on my desktop using airodump-ng package but everytime I do, it throws an ...
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How to make the Terminal make a noise on command completion? [duplicate]

Let's say I run a command which takes a long time to do its stuff, but I don't want or need to look at it the whole time, and as I need to do some other stuff as well I might get into that and forget ...
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sidebar and top menu disappear after update in 14.04

EDIT: I tried the solutions suggested in Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears. that helped a little, thank you! I have launcher and dash back, but not the top bar. (basically, I ...
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How to close a GNOME terminal tab from the keyboard?

I'm not talking about closing the terminal window itself which you can easily do by using the exit command. I'm talking about closing a tab that you have originally opened up by pressing the ...
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Is there any way to create a custom PS1 for particular terminal profile

Since I find the custom terminal a bit bland, I like using the PS1 variable to make it more informative, and use a background image and custom text colours. I like the profile functionality, so I have ...
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Connection between desktop(wlan) and laptop(wifi)

I need to connect my laptop to my desktop to control it via network using a terminal. I know how to connect 2 different laptops in the same wifi network but my problem now is that my desktop is ...
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Execute command multiple times

I don't have much knowledge of shell scripting. I have a command which is used multiple times but value is modifying. Here is my script: #!/bin/bash tab=" --tab-with-profile=Default" options=(--...
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Error log for executing command in multiple terminal tab

My script for executing command in multiple terminal tab: #!/bin/bash tab=" --tab-with-profile=Default" options=(--tab --title=Terminal) cmd[1]="ping 192.168.9.1" title[1]="1" cmd[2]="ping 192.168....
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How to use a particular gnome-terminal profile like (base-16-default-dark) every time I start a new terminal?

I would like to use Base-16-default-dark base16 color scheme profile for my newly start terminals. Right now every time i open a new terminal it get loaded with default color scheme and i have to ...
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How can I set the default terminal? Preferably from the command line [duplicate]

How can I set the default terminal emulator? Preferably from the command line. I am running Ubuntu 14.04.03, and Unity and Lubuntu desktops
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Terminal broken characters

It doesn't matter if gnome-terminal or xfce4-terminal is used, I got always some broken characters in my terminal window. Specs: Ubuntu 15.10 Ubuntu Mono, UTF-8 encoding ZSH Any tips would ...
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open terminal directly point to my project folder

I recently saw one option that we can create Terminal Profile. How can I give custom path to open Terminal directly point to that path when it is open. I want to give my project folder path so I ...
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Long Commands Pasting Into The Terminal

I can't paste the long command into the terminal. There is a ls command which takes alot of argumnets and i'm trying to insert in into the terminal by copying. But it runs every single line. So i ...
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Files selected using zenity --file-select are not added to “recents” shortcut

I'm using zenity to select input files for a lua script on the command-line. While using the GUI already saves time over the alternative of typing in really long filenames, I was hoping to save even ...
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How to close terminal from a bash script

I'm new on this forum and with Linux. I'm trying to make a simple script what will open a new terminal with a new name, and close the old terminal from where the script was running. The problem i ...
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gnome-terminal starts with “grep: write error: Broken pipe” message

I am running Ubuntu 14.04.3, it's uptodate. I don't know why, for a few days I began to take grep: write error: Broken pipe message on launching gnome-terminal . It seems to be harmless but it bothers ...
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Can I use a hexadecimal value rather than ANSI colors in gnome-terminal? [duplicate]

I would like to have specific colors for my PS1 prompt, but those colors do not match my theme. I would like to keep the theme consistent for vim and other programs; however, I would like to change ...
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How to change gnome-terminal profile preferences using dconf or gsettings?

After upgrading form Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.10, it seems that changing gnome-terminal preferences using gconftool-2 is no longer supported. I guess this issue is related the Gconf to GSettings migration. ...
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how to give each terminal tab its own title?

I see that there are ways to set the tabs title through the CLI, but how can I give each tab its own "title"? top pine git by default, gnome-terminal seems to show <user>@<host>:<...
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gnome-terminal --disable-factory support problem

gnome-terminal --tab --title="700" --disable-factory -e Failed to parse arguments: Option "--disable-factory" is no longer supported in this version of gnome-terminal. i have gnome3 Any ...
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How to skip login screen?

I have Ubuntu Gnome 15.10. I installed lightdm using this command: sudo apt-get install --reinstall lightdm. But when I reboot/restart the PC now I get the login screen where I can choose between ...