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

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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 ...
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Start terminal at particular directory

I always need to go at workspace directory using cd, I got bored with this. I want that terminal should be opened at my workspace directory on start, is there any way to do this? Please suggest.
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Is it possible to start gnome-terminal always in fullscreen mode without menubar?

Currently I like to start a terminal without mouse moves by Alt-F2 type in gnome-term press TAB to get gnome-terminal auto-completion Enter to start a terminal However, this approach always ...
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Using GXSCC through the terminal

I recently found GXSCC, a program used to convert MIDI files to 8 bit and I was wondering if there was any way to do this entirely through the terminal or a similar program that can? So a single ...
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How to remove the bottom blank line of gnome-terminal in fullscreen mode?

gnome-terminal works perfectly in normal mode, but once it enters fullscreen mode, there is always an empty bar at the bottom (see gif below). Is it possible to remove that? screenshot of the empty ...
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Log shell output [duplicate]

I would like to log all interactive shell output. Whenever I use a terminal everything printed to the terminal would also be put in a file. I tried bash|tee log.txt Which mostly worked. The only ...
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shell file to open multiple terminal tabs, change locations, run commands

I've never written a shell script before, but I have a web app that needs a whole bunch of things running at once, and it's irritating to have to open each tab, change directories, start my processes, ...
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Is there a difference between starting a program from the terminal vs the launcher?

So, the title says it all. Is there some fundamental difference between starting a program from the terminal compared to the launcher?
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Cannot get mount command in Terminal

I tried using mount command in Terminal and it did not provide any information, only:- <david@david-Original ~>$ mount sysfs on /sys type sysfs (rw,nosuid,nodev,noexec,relatime) proc on /proc ...
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Terminal loses transparency with theme

I'm kinda new to Linux but I'm a fast learner and experienced IT. Anyway, I recently did a dual boot on my system (Windows 10 / Ubuntu) and I'm using gnome as my DE. Everything works very well except ...
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How to reinstall gnome-terminal?

I dont know exactly what happened. When I open my terminal window, it completely cracked. I dont anything editing this window. How to i reinstall gnome-terminal ? I have tried the below post's ...
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how can I close this dropdown terminal?

I must have hit something, I have a huge terminal window in the top third of my screen. (which is kinda nice, but It covering up my desktop, I don't know how I opened it, and I cant seem to close it. ...
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How to capture a printed log from `gnome-terminal -x`?

When I issue the command sudo fio myjog | tee mylog in a terminal window, I can save the fio log into the mylog file. But if I issue the command sudo gnome-terminal -x sudo fio myjog | tee mylog, the ...
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Why does Terminal not start in “interactive” mode when I click the icon?

Also, is there a way to make that the default behavior? I know it is nit because I have echo statements in my .bashrc and .bash_profile to indicate which is being run and only .bashrc is.
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Cant use Ubuntu

I was using compiz config and now I can't access anything. What can I do to fix this? I was thinking restarting the configuration to factory configuration. Is it possible to enter Ubuntu using ...
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Trap gnome-terminal close button

I can trap the exit command from a gnome-terminal window using the Bash trap command, but it only works if the user types exit in the terminal window. If the user clicks the close button instead, the ...
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Switch between terminals

I want to write an application in C Named AppController. as you can guess this application should control some other applications. Here I have a problem. I want to run three application with this ...
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How to copy the name of file or folder in the current directory in terminal?

When I type ls in terminal, I see what files I should select but it is very annoying to select them one by one. Is there any fast way to do it (except patterns)?
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How to execute a specific command on opening a terminal

I would like to execute the shell command "cmatrix" whenever I open a terminal. How to go about achieving this?
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How to make gnome-terminal cursor green

I have customized my Terminal look a great deal now, and to add the finishing touches I wish to make my gnome-terminal cursor green (it is currently white), however there appears no way to do this in ...
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I cant type in the terminal , what is the problem? [duplicate]

I can't type the password in the terminal, can you help me?
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How to change manpage pager

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 with GNOME 3.16 and my current default pager for man is less (I think), but I would like to change it to something else like more, does anyone know how this could be ...
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How to get to terminal? [duplicate]

I am a novice, using Ubuntu 14,04. I have tried to install Skype, and it does not work. I need it installed, but I read all the suggestions, and they all refer to using some sudo commands in what I ...
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Customizing Gnome-Terminal Colors

I have selected white-on-black color scheme for Gnome-Terminal. But it keeps using green to display executable files and uses different colored background to display some directories. How can I ...
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Colorful bash script [duplicate]

I want to write a bash script that prints some information to the terminal STDOUT. For better readability and structure, I would like to color the different items and highlight them this way. Now, is ...
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Terminal will not start

I am running Chrubuntu 15.04 64-bit on my Acer C720 Chromebook. When I try to open the terminal nothing will happen. The same result when I try to open it from xterm. I have looked around and can not ...
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How to retreive previous pages of the terminal

Summary: I have pushed up my commits to the dev. i have got some internal error on the development website. I would like to see the output of the push up but unfortunately i have executed "history" ...
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Column selection mode (CTRL+V) on vim doesn't work as expected

I'm trying to select & edit these text: pick e17a1b1 test 1 pick 37d4ccb test 2 pick c7ab952 test 3 pick 905617f test 4 pick 1c77d56 test 5 pick 1805ffa test 6 What I do: ctrl + v (not V, ...
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Ubuntu closes Gnome terminal overnight

I used to run a Perl TCP Socket program 24*7 in my UBUNTU server. Usually I would open the Gnome terminal and go to script path and start the Perl script. The Gnome terminal stays open throughout. It ...
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when i open terminal is a blank screen. No directory names or $. So I can't execute any commands

installed Ubuntu 14.4.0 ll of a sudden all i'm getting when I open my terminal is a blank screen. No directory names or $. So I can't execute any commands to update, install, fix or anything. All the ...
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How to open VS Code from terminal?

I looked at the microsoft docs but i am not good enough on terminal. It says run this command: sudo ln -s /path/to/vscode/Code /usr/local/bin/code I customized it like this. But i don't ...
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How to change select-by-word behavior in Gnome Terminal 3.14.2

I tried the following: dconf write /org/gnome/terminal/legacy/profiles:/:{my-profile-id}/word-char-exceptions '@ms "-,.;/?%&#_=+@~·:"' but all I get is error: Could not connect: Connection ...
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Disable hyperlinks in gnome-terminal

Is it possible to disable hyperlinks in gnome-terminal? The terminal should never underline any text, and clicks should always start selecting. There are two reasons why I want to do this: First, I ...
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Drop down terminal that can split gnome

I am looking for a good drop down terminal that can be split for gnome. At work I use KDE and Yakuake and it works really good but I don't really like KDE that much. I installed Yakuake in gnome and ...
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How can I link a command with a word for the commandline? [duplicate]

how can I start an exe program (wine /path/to/file.exe) with bash with only a single command, e.g. statistic? For example, I can start Firefox with firefox in the commandline. How can I achieve this ...
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Terminal with Github colors

I want to change the gnome-terminal colors. Does anyone knows if something like this exists for the gnome-terminal? I made a little research and I did not find it, but I think that maybe someone ...
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Cannot open terminal

I'm new to ubuntu and took unso days trying to solve a problem I 'm having . I searched the internet and I have not found anything concrete that can fix it so this is my problem: When I try to open ...
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How to make the shell aware of the terminal profile

I am using gnome-terminal 3.6 on Ubuntu 14.04. I recently decided to try the Solarized color scheme. This involves making a few changes: Making a Gnome terminal profile with the Solarized ...
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Load theme files in Gnome Terminal on Ubuntu 15.04

It seems that loading the Gnome Terminal theme files is not working anymore in Ubuntu 15.04: gconftool-2 --load terminal-flat-theme.xml This does not change my current theme. The theme file looks ...
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why is there more than one python 2 command in ubuntu 12.04?

so while playing with some aliases I realized that there are three python commands (without taking into account the python 3 commands) in the terminal: python python2 python2.7 So my question is ...
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Can no longer type in login shell

I attempted to ssh into my work computer from home this weekend and everything was going fine at first. However, I am normally used to having several terminals open at once, and it was a little ...
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Typing the command too long eats up the prompt when using the promptline theme

I am using the edkolev/promptline.vim theme(just installed it) for customizing the bash prompt. The biggest problem is that whenever I type long comments it replaces the prompt instead of continuing ...
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few lines insert in existing file via terminal? [duplicate]

i have file test.txt hi hello good luck i want in this test.txt hi hello good luck lms localhost how to add last two lines in terminal command ?
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Start new gnome-terminal with several tabs and wait after command is run

I want to start a new gnome-terminal window with some command in multiple tabs. Based to this question: gnome-terminal --tab -t "FOO" -e "/bin/zsh -i -c 'cd $(pwd); zsh -i'" \ --tab -t ...
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How to use the gnome terminal [duplicate]

I'm new to ubuntu, so I need help on how to get a full list of the commands that are used on the terminal
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Xilinx ISE in Ubuntu

I recently installed Xilinx ISE 14.7, which works so far, but everytime I bring up a terminal window, now, I get the following lines in the terminal window before my cursor prompt. . ...
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Different terminal color for local and ssh (ALL ssh connections) [duplicate]

I want to use different colors for gnome terminal when I (1) work local on my computer (for example, green font) and (2) remote by ssh (using ssh keys) (for example, red font). I found many answers, ...