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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

3
votes
1answer
77 views

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 ...
6
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
145 views

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'"' ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

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/...
0
votes
0answers
65 views

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 /...
3
votes
2answers
528 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
87 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
87 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
50 views

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.
0
votes
1answer
174 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
170 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
81 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
785 views

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, ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

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?
0
votes
2answers
78 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
37 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
4k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
200 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

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.
0
votes
2answers
52 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
206 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
136 views

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)?
4
votes
2answers
665 views

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?
3
votes
3answers
246 views

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 ...
-3
votes
1answer
31 views

I cant type in the terminal , what is the problem? [duplicate]

I can't type the password in the terminal, can you help me?
2
votes
2answers
85 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
62 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
116 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
46 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
60 views

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" ...
2
votes
1answer
97 views

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, ...
3
votes
3answers
788 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
174 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
503 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
101 views

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 ...
15
votes
2answers
441 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
731 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
618 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
74 views

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 colors:...
9
votes
1answer
725 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
297 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
131 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
162 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
31 views

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 ?