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

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Opening emacs in terminal results in Gtk-WARNING

This warning is shown when I try to open emacs in terminal: (emacs:5854): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk.css:2603:31: Missing name of pseudo-class Why is this happening, and how can I fix ...
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How to pin gnome-terminal to Docky in Ubuntu GNOME 16.04?

I have found that in Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.20 that I am unable to pin gnome-terminal to Docky, there simply is not an option even though it was pinned there before and there is not a problem ...
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How to detect the number of opened terminals by the user

I am using Ubuntu and can manually change the bash shell prompt color to green using export PS1="\e[0;32m[\u@\h \W]\$ \e[m" However, I want the shell prompt color to automatically change whenever ...
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How to migrate gnome-terminal config from ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04

I'm trying to apply privous gnome-terminal(v3.6.2/ubuntu14.04) configuration to a newly installed 16.04 (with gnome-terminal v3.18.3). However, it seems newer version of gnome-terminal is not using ...
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Can no longer set terminal title in Ubuntu 16 (gnome-terminal) [duplicate]

In Ubuntu 14.10 LTS, I was able to set a terminal tab's title simply by right-clicking and choosing Set Title. This was using the default terminal application, gnome-terminal. In Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, I ...
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terminal appears on hotkey but command not executed

Me being the lazy bum that I am, wanted to make youtube-dl (the script that downloads youtube videos) execute upon pressing a hotkey for the current link in clipboard. In my keyboard shortcuts i made: ...
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What command can I use to minimize the current terminal window? [duplicate]

Which command can I use to minimize the current terminal window. i.e. this should do the same as a click on the minimize window control:
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Is it possible to import gconf xml into dconf? (generally or just for gnome-terminal)

I installed 16.04 on a new machine. I'd like to migrate some, but not all, config from my 15.10 setup to it. The immediate goal is to migrate gnome-terminal config from .gconf/apps/gnome-terminal-2. ...
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terminal emulator Terminator. Themes

I downloaded terminal emulator Terminator. I tried to find in Inet any themes for it, but didnt find many. Do themes for gnome terminal work for console emulators? if yes - how can i do that?
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How to set default terminal to tilda or yakuake when using “Open in terminal” from folder

When I am inside folder in nautilus I want to be able to open that folder in terminal. This can be done with nautilus-open-terminal package described in Where is 'open in terminal'? However, ...
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How to show only hidden files in Terminal?

I have a directory that contains thousands of files, some of them are hidden. The command ls -a list all files, including hidden ones, but I need just to list hidden files. What command should I ...
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Open gnome-terminal on client machine to execute a JAR

Is there anyway to open terminal on the client machine using mono ? I had tried the above method which works on the server only. I went through the thread - c# - Opening the terminal process and pass ...
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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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c# - Opening the terminal process and pass commands?

Is there a way I can start a terminal process in C# with commands executed after it starts?
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What is the equivalent terminal command to ipconfig /all?

In windows I can use ipconfig /all and this displays all the info about my connection. In terminal using ifconfig does not and only supplies limited info. I can use network manager, but it would be ...
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Where's the gnome terminal config file located?

I'm trying to find the gnome terminal config file in Ubuntu 16.04, but having no luck whatsoever. I want the cursor not to stop blinking, and there's probably a timeout parameter I can change, but I ...
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Avoid terminal characters from previous terminal commands

Well, I think you know pretty well what I'm talking about; if not, check this video. Basically, when you press your up array to obtain the previous command, often the characters are left on the ...
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Where I can find a list of all css classes that composes the terminal?

I've just found on Google a way to write my own css to put some styles on the terminal. At the beginning I was looking to add something to know which tab was active. Now I'm curious about know more ...
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Gnome 3 Shell window borders too tiny

my window borders of some Gnome 3 applications are too tiny, they more or less do not exist. This is bad, because then I cannot resize the windows via mouse click & drag onto the borders (the ...
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Why can't I start gnome-terminal after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

When attempting to start the Terminal application from Unity Dash, the icon appears, flashes for several seconds, and then disappears. When attempting to start gnome-terminal from xterm, I receive the ...
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Installed TeamSpeak 3, won't open. 14.04

I installed Ubuntu yesterday, and I still struggle with a couple of things but I'm getting used to it. I want to install TeamSpeak 3 to talk with my friends, but I just can't make it like people do on ...
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How can I set gnome-terminal's X and Y startup position?

I have been trying to set gnome-terminal --geometry x y's position permanently. I know I would need to find a file that has settings for the terminal but I don't know its location. Basically, what I ...
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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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keyboard shortcut gnome-terminal (ctrl-tab) and (ctrl-shift-tab) in 12.04?

Keyboard shortcuts in gnome-terminal (Ctrl+Tab and Ctrl+Shift+Tab) in 12.04 don't seem to be working. Is there a setting that I dont know of?
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Gnome-Terminal background image

how I can change the background image in Gnome-Terminal 3.14.2? I was using one before updating to the latest version, but it was replaced by default background colors.
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How do I change bash prompt in gnome terminal without messing up terminal title in Ubuntu 16?

I don't like all long directory paths to feel up my terminal's space so, I truncate them through a python script. I have edited the .bashrc file and replaced PS1 to export ...
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Getting smooth Terminal fonts under Gnome 3

In Gnome 3, the Terminal/monospace font rendering is really bad - not smooth, but thin and jagged. What can I do to make it smooth, somewhat "blurry"? It doesn't seem to follow Gnome Tweak Tool's ...
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How to find still running processes in a terminal?

When I try to close a tab in Gnome Terminal, it says: Close this terminal? There is still a process running in this terminal. Closing the terminal will kill it. How can I find out what is still ...
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Ctrl+ punctuation keys ( ; : , .) do not work in emacs no window mode inside gnome term

I have setup a few bindings in emacs such as Ctrl + : or Ctrl + ; These bindings work in emacs gui mode but when running emacs -nw inside Gnome terminal 3.6 they don't do anything. My issue is ...
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Unity Launcher missing and Terminal shortcut stopped working

When I restarted my Ubuntu after it being updated, I found the Unity launch bar was gone. I tried looking up several solutions online, blindly typing in the commands that others suggested, and I ...
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Strange messages in console

This just started happening to me now when I turned on my computer. I have no idea what caused it, and Google searches seem to show that this was fixed a year ago in various message boards but does ...
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Terminal Scrolling No Longer Works

Today scrolling stopped working using Terminal. When I scroll up I just get an empty screen and no additional lines past the initial window. Have preferences, scroll back, set to 512 lines. But ...
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Menus not showing in Gnome Terminal on 14.04

My gnome terminal has stopped showing the menu bars when I mouse over the top bar. I'm not sure why this is happening. I did a full update (apt-get update; apt-get dist-upgrade) and then rebooted, but ...
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Terminal is not restored to proper size

I am using Ubuntu 16.04. The terminal is not restored back to its original size after maximizing in Unity. Is there any workaround? Or should I report a bug? In that case what should be the package?
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How to install gnome-terminal 3.18.3 (from Ubuntu 16.04) in Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I am trying to install the gnome-terminal 3.18.3 in Ubuntu 14.04. The reason is want to have the username@computer name colored: Ubuntu 14.04 has gnome-terminal 3.6.2 by default. This is what I ...
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Why does Nautilus “desktop management” enable gnome-terminal transparency for a non-compositing WM?

I am running Trusty Tahr with spectrwm as my window manager. I have enabled the transparent background for gnome-terminal, but the background will only be transparent if I run nautilus first with its ...
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How to stylize terminal's container with “add new tab” and list of tabs items?

I'm talking about this container: What is the CSS id/class/tag for it? I've tried to find it in gnome-terminal source, but I'm unfamiliar with C++.
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Ubuntu 14.04 Start Terminal on Active Screen

I'm currently working off Ubuntu 14.04 on two separate screens. When I use the keyboard shortcut to start the terminal, Ctrl+Alt+T, the terminal is currently defaulted to open on the screen on the ...
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Terminal no longer opens

(First off this is my first linux download to a virtual machine) Basically I followed a step by step YouTube guide I installed everything until the updates There were originally 1300 updates Now ...
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Is it possible to send selected code(whole documents) to the gedit terminal for execution?

I want to use external tools to automate the internal execution of presently-being-authored scripts by keyboard shortcut. The only thing I can find on this is here. But I think it must be out of date ...
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Sublime annoying error report

This is my build system: { "cmd": ["gnome-terminal -e 'bash -c \"python -i -u $file;bash\"'"], "shell": true } For some annoying reason I get this error in the space at the bottom of ...
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chrome extension to automaticly open highlighted commands from webbrowser in terminal

As the title suggests, is there a chrome extension to automatically open highlighted commands of web browser in the terminal? Wouldn't this be great?
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How to run Terminal as root?

When we want to run a programs as root we use sudo, gksu, gksudo and etc. Now my question is how do we can run a Terminal as the root user in Terminal? I tried with using gksudo terminal and gksu ...
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How to make selected tab in terminal more prominent

Something about the color scheme changed in 11.04, and now it's very difficult for me to tell which tab is the selected one. On my screen, the colors look more similar the further down I slouch in ...
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Terminal as file Editor [closed]

I want to make program that turns terminal into file editor (just like vi and vim do) I want to know which system call allows me to do that. thanks
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Non-printing characters showing up in terminal prompt

Without color my prompt looks like this: [0] [dimo414@dimo414:/tmp] $ echo $PS1 | sed 's/\x1b/\\e/g' \n[0] [dimo414@dimo414:/tmp]\n\$ I add some color and \[...\] delimit it: [0] ...
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Strange message in terminal - virus?

Should I be worried about this appearing in my terminal repeatedly: 2341:2341:0504/210750:ERROR:data_type_manager_impl.cc(34)] Passwords cryptographer error was encountered: ** Message: Remote error ...
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How to embed a terminal the desktop of Ubuntu 15.10

I tried the Compiz window rule. But it doesn't work for Ubuntu 15.10 since you can no longer customize the title of your gnome terminal. Do you guys have any idea how to do it?
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Ubuntu software-center not loading

I have tried loading up the software center in order to install some packages but it doesnt seem to open. I tried entering the following command in terminal: software-center and get the following ...