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

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Why does Virtual Box uninstall gnome-terminal?

For some reason, virtual box 5 after installing it from their website uninstalls gnome-terminal, and when I reinstall gnome-terminal, it uninstalls virtual box. What's going on? Also, installing ...
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Terminal painting problem

I have been user of 12.04 since its release. I had similar problems occasionally when I accidentally managed to dump binary data in terminal. These occurrences were very rare. Lately - most probably ...
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Added `export` command in `.bashrc` to update PATH with binary location — GUI apps don't know about update even though terminal does?

I had to add an: export PATH="/path/to/my/bin:$PATH" to my bash.rc, for progA's binary library location. Now, whenever I start a GNOME Terminal instance, I can type progA and hit return and the ...
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Unity menu bar into title bar integration stopped working for gnome-terminal

Today when I started gnome-terminal, the menu bar was not integrated into the title bar as usually. Only the Terminal menu point is correctly integrated, all others show up in a separate menu bar. ...
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Customizing byobu display: display path

I've been trying to get this right many times without success. I'd like to display the path in my gnome terminal somewhere: in the title bar or in the bottom frame of tmux while using byobu. This is ...
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Shell with better editing capabilities

Shells (at least what I know) have really bad command editing capabilities. For example: I can't point the cursor to any point of the command. I can't select and backspace/delete/replace text in ...
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Strange symbols shown in terminal, font missing

After reinstalling Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, I got strange symbols in the terminal: . . Some fonts seem to be not correctly installed. What fonts are missing? Perhaps "Inconsolata" font is the missing ...
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Ubuntu find and replace in files of current directory recursively

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and Magento website in my Local System. Now I have a module directory in which I want to replace every occurrence of "Magento\Module" with "MyCompany\Module" in all files ...
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How to search String with “\” character and to Replace it

I am Stuck into an issue regarding searching and replacing a directory path included in my thousands of file, what I want, to search those directory path in files and to replace it with new directory ...
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Command to exit and then relaunch gnome-terminal that can be executed from gnome-terminal?

I was wondering if it is possible to sort of restart gnome-terminal from itself? What I mean by that is, is there a command which I can use to tell gnome-terminal to close and then immediately ...
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Is it possible to make Tab and ^I into separate buttons in terminal?

On my gnome-terminal, ctrl-i maps to Tab. But I want to use both ctrl-i (for a custom hotkey) and Tab (for, umm, tabs). How?
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Ubuntu 14.04 gnome-terminal crashes

After update from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 ... If I try to create a File->New Profile all my gnome-terminals crash ... [ 4253.590969] gnome-terminal-[16274]: segfault at 18 ip 00007f183f81f421 sp ...
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bash script: gnome-terminal does not parse arguments

Using 14.04. I read several posts here and changed the command; however gnome-terminal comes with an error: Failed to parse arguments: Cannot open display: I have a bash script in which several ...
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How to execute a command in multiple Terminals by executing a command in only one? [duplicate]

I am going to have multiple machines that I am going to connect to via SSH so I am going to have multiple Terminal windows up, though what I want to do is to execute a command so that all the machines ...
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proplem pasting to terminal [duplicate]

I have a problem when I want to copy a command into the terminal of Ubuntu. For example, if I want to copy this command and paste it to the terminal: wget http://www.sbrac.org/files/build - ...
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Out of the box into the terminal

I am wondering if there is a possibility to modify Ubuntu (ver. 14 although I'd update to 15 if it helps in the effort) in such a way that you boot into the terminal rather than the desktop. I am not ...
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Apt-get/Terminal can't detect CD in drive when trying to install

I can't find anything online that is relevant to my issue! I've checked around the answers here, and have referenced google and other ubuntu help sites, and can't find this specific problem or ...
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Auto-Snap a Terminal (or Nautilus) when Opened [duplicate]

Like 98% of the time I open a Terminal or Nautilus, I want to use it snapped to the right/left... especially if I am using more than one instance of them. Can I configure my Ubuntu to open any ...
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Ubuntu terminal is not showing the character 'm'

I cant type the english character m in the terminal. Let's say, when I try to write a command like firefox site.com terminal shows something like that: firefox site.co Or if I write my name ...
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what's going in /usr/bin/gnome-terminal?

I noticed that there were no processes named "gnome-terminal" although I was using so called "gnome-terminal" which was invoked by clicking the icon on the menu bar on desktop. $ ps -au | grep gnome ...
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Getting <ctrl> + <backspace> to delete words in gnome-terminal and vim insert mode

It seems like <ctrl> + W deletes backwards one word at a time. That's great, but I'd really really this work with <ctrl> + <backspace> like most other apps. What's the best way to ...
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How to interact with window behind gnome-terminal on shortcut key press?

I often use Terminal to write code in vim, and as my Terminal is see-through I am able to see what it behind it, so if I have a manual behind it in a browser window or something like that, then I can ...
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Change default size of terminal

Running uBuntu 14.04 LTS. When I run the Terminal, it always comes up in 80x24 mode. If I run my mouse over the title bar, a series of menu options appear. In the "Terminal" option, I can change to ...
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Changing a process' output to ssh terminal

I have a simple python script: import time counter = 0 while True: print counter counter = counter + 1 time.sleep(10) Let's say this is running on my linuxbox inside LAN and is printing ...
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Keyboard shortcut for “open terminal here” in Ubuntu 15.10

I would like to have a new terminal open when I press F12. However, the tips at Keyboard shortcut for "open a terminal here" seem to not be working on Ubuntu 15.10. How can I create a ...
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How to make “CTRL + ALT + T” open new Terminal window when one is already open?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18 and would like to know if there is some way to get CTRL + ALT + T to open a new Terminal window even if one is already open (that is rather than just ...
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How to uninstall a program whose content already deleted?

i'm new to Ubuntu Really need help in this problem Now i installed old version of a program that used a port for its processes , i deleted the folder of the program by right click .. remove and ...
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Byobu - disable in Gnome Terminal

I like Byobu but I want use it in virtual console only (ctrl+alt+fx). How to disable Byobu in Gnome Terminal? Byobu is enabled via .profile file.
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background tab dissapeared in terminal profile preferences

Recently I tried to solve a problem with evince annotation removal feature I update my version but this didn't solve the problem and I lost the transparency feature that was really handy to start to ...
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Need help configuring Git

So this is going to sound pretty foolish, but I'm just trying to be safe. In the link below, it says that the terminal will require us to enter our name and email. Do we enter in our actual name (if ...
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Access ubuntu terminal from kali

I want to use ubuntu terminal from kali. Is it possible? Because internet doesn't work in ubuntu and I want to fix problems.
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Gnome Terminal crashes on startup due to bad profiles [duplicate]

For some reason, a custom command I had for my default profile for Gnome Terminal is causing my terminal to crash on startup. Is there a way for me to reset the profiles? I've tried reinstalling Gnome ...
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How can I switch between Drives in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

When it comes to Ms-DOS , I can Switch between Different Drives from Command Prompt by typing commands like C: or D: but when it comes to Ubuntu it's not working like this . But How Can I switch To ...
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How to Select-All in Terminator

How can I select all the text in a Terminator terminal? Ctrl-Shift-A does not work.
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lowercase “a” not working in gnome-terminal but works in xterm?

I'm hesitant to even post this question as I'm sure it must be something simple but looking around I can't see how gnome-terminal would remap keys where xterm and a "real" terminal (ctrl+atl+F1) would ...
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Why can't I open “Terminal” in Wily?

I've just installed Wily (fresh install, but with shared boot partition and using existing home directory) and am not able to launch "Terminal" ("XTerm" works though). The same problem arises if I use ...
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How can i fix my Terminal login issue?

I've done a stupid mistake on Terminal preferences and now when i open it, it closes. I managed to add a log-in set up when i access Terminal so it will ask me for sudo password. But i accidentally ...
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Path of downloaded files?

I was downloading a file from terminal but thing ticked where the download will go. So How to check default path of downloads in terminal and how to change it via terminal.
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Permissions needed by dircolors

I'm trying to use a custom ~/.dir_colors file to set custom terminal colors. I've got the eval in my .bashrc file and everything, but when dircolors is used with the file option, it does not change ...
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Nautilus side panel disappeared, no terminal [duplicate]

I started the machine and after logging in my desktop was missing the nautilus sidebar and the top bar. I am able to run application through shortcuts but the programs don't have a top bar. I ...
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Can't highlight in terminal with mouse

I'm on a fresh install of 15.10 and for some reason, I can't highlight text in the terminal to copy. It's really weird and I've never run into this before. The only thing a little different about my ...
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How to perform a “Select all” via keyboard, in recent versions of Gnome Terminal?

In (X)Ubuntu 14.04, I was able to perform a Select All operation via keyboard, in Gnome Terminal, invoking the menu (Alt-E -> A). With more recent versions of (X)Ubuntu, I've noticed that the ...
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nautilus-open-terminal in Wily Werewolf 15.10

I used to use nautilus-open-terminal ( How to add "Open terminal here" to Nautilus' context menu? ) a lot, but it seems to be gone in Wily Werewolf 15.10 How do I get it back / what is ...
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Alias with gnome-terminal acting very odd

Here is a line from my aliases file that makes it so whenever I open my terminal it opens jasonaccomp in the vim editor. alias acc='gnome-terminal -e "bash -c 'cd ~/Downloads; vim jasonaccomp'"' ...
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Recognize when ssh session closed

I was trying to change my terminal profile when connecting with ssh to a remote computer. This works well with a certain number of local profiles and xdotool key Alt+t p Down Return. Now the question ...
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Terminal like CentOs in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Is it possible to change the terminal of Ubuntu like CentOS 7. In Ubuntu Terminal - if I go to any directory say root@roy:~$ cd /home/roy/Downloads/ - the terminal result is root@roy:~$ ...
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I want all my application to open with specific Width and height

i want all my ubuntu desktop apps to open with particular width and height for example whenever i open my terminal i have set it to open at at the centre of my screen this is the setting i addded to ...
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Save current terminal scrollback to file?

I have been looking for an answer to this and not finding anything which make me think it's not possible but ... Is it possible to save the current Gnome Terminal scrollback buffer to a file? I know ...
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How can I disable input methods for gnome-terminal on Ubuntu 15.10?

Until yesterday, on Ubuntu 15.04, I could disable input methods on gnome-terminal by: XMODIFIERS=@im=none GTK_IM_MODULE=xim gnome-terminal However, after upgrade to Ubuntu 15.10, it looks like ...
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Read-only mode stuck in gnome-terminal

I have accidentally turned Read-only mode on in gnome-terminal, however due to a slight malfunction with my touchpad, right-clicking on launches another Terminal window so is there any other way of ...