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

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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 didn'...
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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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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:~$ /home/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 ...
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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 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 ...