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Guake terminal: Shift+Ctrl+Arrow key to select a word (to copy)

I read it is possible installing and executing GNU Screen within the Guake terminal: Text selection CTRL+SHIFT+Cursor Keys in shell? However if I push Ctrl+Arrow key (or Alt+Arrow key) to move ...
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guake not working

I have seen other answers to this question, but I needed to post this again because there is no response from the maintainers on guake on this issue. i saw the possible answers in this ask ubuntu ...
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Guake flashes white when closing

When I close Guake, using F12, instead of fading out as it does on my laptop, it just flashes white. The activation animation works fine, it flies in from full transparency and quickly fades in. ...
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guake close tab shortcut closes two tabs

Pressing Ctrl+Shift+w keyboard shortcuts in guake terminal closes two tabs. I am using Ubuntu 14.10 final beta. My previous Ubuntu 14.04 never had any guake problem. My keyboard doesn't have any ...
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how to know which program uses key as keyshortcuts

related to https://github.com/Guake/guake/issues/316 F12 cannot be assigned as toggle guake terminal. How to know which program blocks it? Thanks in advance.
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'return' button behavior is broken

Initially, I installed guake. By default, this program is opened by F12 button, it doesn't work in my case, I tried to reassign launch button to another button and mistakenly set to 'Return' button, I ...
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How to zoom in & out of text within Guake Terminal

Problem Cannot zoom in & out of text when working within Guake Terminal. Attempts Within Ubuntu's default terminal the following key combination allows me to zoom-in: ...
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Keyboard shortcut increase/decrease font size when using Guake?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to increase or decrease the font size while using Guake? I have it in Guake preferences through a few clicks but if I am doing a presentation and the audience as a tough ...
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<Enter> button does not work in Guake for zsh

I have 2 machines with Ubuntu 14.04 on them. On both machines I've tried to switch shell to zsh for Guake. As a result pressing button (to run a command) has no effect, although other ...
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Guake doesn't start, throws 'cannot open shared object error'

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I have installed Guake but I cannot run it. this is the error I get. $ guake Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/guake/guake.py", line 40, in <module> ...
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How to backup guake's settings

I've worked a lot on configuring guake to my needs but I can't find a way to export these changes (doesn't seem to be related to gnome-terminal's profiles). Is there a way to backup my "guake profile" ...
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Disable 'grave' button in Ubuntu 14.04

I want to bind in "guake terminal" grave ` button to some action, but can't do this, always get exception that "Cannot bind global grave button". Also I disabled ALT+` for "switches windows of ...
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Guake icon misaligned at top of screen

Anyone know how to fix Guake's misaligned icon at top of screen on a clean install of Xubuntu 14.04?
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Quake Terminal: Switch to numbered tab

Is there a way to directly navigate to a tab in guake instead of cycling? In most tabbed apps I can press ALT+1 to go to the first terminal, ALT+2 for the second, etc. Guake seems to only let me ...
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Cant bind guake on F12 key

After ubuntu update to 13.10 guake didn't appear on F12 key. I tried to change it to another F-key, but get message: "Unable to bind global F12 key". Any ideas how to get this to work again?
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Guake background no more transparent in 14.04

After upgrading from saucy to trusty, the Guake pull-down window is displaying the wallpaper as the background. What I want is that it should be 50% transparent and display whichever window I am ...
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Guake behavior for other apps

I use and love the guake terminal emulator, so i wonder if it is possible to get the toggle behavior work for other applications. For example i want to press F11 and my current running gVim instance ...
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How to use guake at right side monitor in dual display environment

I want to use Guake at right monitor. So I added this ppa by sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cberner/guake, and sudo apt-get update. ...
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Guake disappears randomly on Ubuntu 13.10

I use dual monitors with a static Guake terminal on one while doing everything else on the other. Guake will work for a seemingly random amount of time, and eventually disappear until I reboot or kill ...
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Why one of the package s I've installed is unaccessible in Guake Terminal?

I installed Rails framework (Ruby on Rails) on my Ubuntu. Today after I installed Guake Terminal, and I called Rails command in it => The program 'rails' is currently not installed Rails still ...
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Guake ocassionaly changes my active virtual desktop while toggled

I use guake on Ubuntu 12.04. Sometimes (not every time when toggled!) when I toggle guake it does a weird thing - it switches the background to the other virtual desktop (like it would be if I ...
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Guake terminal hiding on AltGr - can't type pipes

Today my Guake Terminal started acting up in a way I haven't seen before - every time I press AltGr (which on my Swedish keyboard is the right Alt, right next to Spacebar on the right-hand side) the ...
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Guake disappears after being minimized

I'm having a problem with Guake. When I accidentally use the hotkey to minimize and the focus is on Guake, it minimizes, this is not the problem, the problem is that I don't know how to recover it. ...
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How to make Guake start by starup?

I'm looking for help, because i had to install Ubuntu one more time and I was always using Guake Terminal. In fact I don't know how, but it was always starting when the desktop appeared and I only ...
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Guake does not start automatically [duplicate]

How can I make Guake start on boot? Guake is installed and works fine via manual startup (typing guake in a terminal works e.g). When I press Super and type "Startup Applications" Guake is there, ...
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In guake, why only the first tab is transparent?

In guake, if I press "F12", I get the semi-transparent HUD-like terminal as expected. But if I then press "ctrl-shift-t" to open another tab, the new tab will not be transparent any more. Is this a ...
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Delay an application at /etc/xdg/startup

For some reason when it's started too quickly when it's active it shows my desktop instead of overlaying on the active windows.I have guake.desktop in /etc/xdg/startup and I'm wondering if there's a ...
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Why do “svn” commands block in gnome-terminal for couple of minutes (But Guake Terminal works instantly)?

I am facing a strange problem where svn commands block for a couple of minutes if I use gnome-terminal. So does UXTerm and Terminator. But strangely Guake Terminal works fine. I ran the following ...
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How to hide a window when another window is maximized

I use Terminator and have configured it to behave like Guake by following the below article. http://www.webupd8.org/2011/07/install-terminator-with-built-in-quake.html One of the points mentioned, ...
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Can anyone tell me how to make guake terminal be part of the start-up applications? [duplicate]

How can I add Guake terminal to the start-up applications?
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Guake does not show end of text line

Working on Ubuntu 12.04, Guake 0.4.3. Faced with inappropriate behavior with end of text lines (left side of screen) that are displayed on Guake. See screenshot: Also I navigate to /etc to find ...
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How to automatically add '&' after each command in a terminal

I use guake as a sort of "run" command, because my lxde launcher often misbehaves. So I just enter the command line in guake followed by & (So I get back the control of the console). Is there a ...
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Why is guake no longer displaying command prompt before $

Guake is no longer displaying the user and directory in the command prompt like: <name>@<name>-<computername>:~$ Instead it only displays the $ symbol which only separates the ...
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When I run Nautilus or Guake from awesome wm the wallpaper is reverted to my Unity background

I'm using awesome wm on a ubuntu 12.04. It works fine except that whenever I run guake or nautilus should the background being reverted back to what's my background on unity. on using nautilus, ...
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Guake no longer showing desktop when opening

It used to show the desktop as a background when I open it, but for some reason it's just overlying (so the top most window is now the background). Is there a setting somewhere to prevent this? ...
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How can I enable history completion by program in terminator as guake has it?

In guake I can type ls UP-ARROW and it will show ls /home/blah for example. In terminator using up arrow after typing ls just brings me to the command I entered prior. Is there any way to enable this ...
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Guake terminal has space left at the top

When starting the Guake terminal in 13.04, there is a space of 1-2 cms left at the top. i.e THe guake terminal top border is 1-2 cms below the screen top edge. How can I fix this as it was working ...
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Guake terminal appearance like a normal terminal?

I love how the normal terminal looks on Ubuntu. I recently installed Guake and the Guake terminal is pretty simple (ugly): white on black with a simple font. Furthermore it's inconsistent with other ...
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How can I get guake to start?

When I try to start guake it fails and I get the following error message: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/guake", line 1422, in <module> if not main(): File ...
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Annoying autorenaming in Guake

I love Guake drop-down terminal, but it has an annoying issue. When I use many tabs, I hate when the tab names rename each time I execute a command or navigate in one of them. I want to rename any tab ...
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How can I get a slide-in effect for Guake under 12.10?

Evidently, in earlier releases of Ubuntu, an animation add-on plugin for Compiz called Skewer could be tweaked to get a slide-in/slide-out effect for opening and closing Windows. Alas, I discovered ...
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How to change Guake cursor from block to I-Beam?

As the title says, I want to change the cursor of Guake to I-Beam (the vertical line). I find block cursor to be confusing sometimes. I looked into the preferences but unfortunately there is no option ...
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Text selection CTRL+SHIFT+Cursor Keys in shell?

I'm using guake and zsh and I'd like to use Ctrl+Shift+Arrows to select word-by-word, Ctrl+Arrows to jump around words, Shift+Arrows to select char-by-char in terminal. This is working as expected in ...
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Ctrl + R alternative for Guake

I have been a heavy user of reverse-search-history( Ctrl+R ) functionality in gnome-terminal(Default terminal client in Ubuntu). Recently I started using Guake drop-down terminal in my system. Loved ...
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Overlay text editor?

I find myself often taking quick notes. E.g. jotting down what files I have edited etc, or a quick reminder. For this I just have a gedit window open to which I alt + tab, and then apply "always on ...
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How do I set preferences for the Guake Terminal?

Just installed guake - terminal emulator. How can I get to preferences to customize it? I don't seem to have any if the normal menu's available. I searched everything on their help site to no ...
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Guake and gnome-terminal $PATH

Most of the time I use Guake as terminal emulator. Today I wanted to start a program from gnome-terminal and it tells me that it's not installed currently, although I ran the program a minute ago on ...
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Terminal emulator left-click to open link

So I've been trying to get back to using Linux as my primary OS. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome 3. I've tried multiple terminal emulators, but they all seem to have a common failing: you need to ...
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How do I make terminator emulator appear and disappear like guake?

I am using terminator 0.96 as terminal emulator. How can I make it run in the background and make it appear/disappear like guake terminal (i.e. using a shortcut key).
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How to open directory in Guake from Nautilus

In Nautilus, I have upon right-clicking a directory, the option to open a Terminal with the prompt in the selected directory. I think this is very handy and I use it a lot. Now I would like to use ...