LXTerminal is the LXDE version of the terminal emulator shipped by default on lubuntu

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lxterminal prompt unwanted characters

I'm on fresh Lubuntu 14.04 installation. I am using LXTerminal and this is the prompt I'm setting through .bashrc file: export PS1="\e[0;36m$ \w \e[m" Assume I enter a command up to 15 characters ...
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Calculating the number of lines in a file?

How would i calculate and display the number of lines and words that are contained in a .sh file
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Sorting the output of my directory

How can i create a new file called Option1.txt on my desktop. This file should contain the contents of my 'home' directory. And how would i make my output is: Sorted alphabetically by entry ...
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The command could not be located because '/sbin' is not included in the PATH environment variable

I have a severe problem today: when I type ifconfig it does not show ip configuration on ubuntu 12.04. Can anyone help me on this? Here is the result of ifconfig: Command 'ifconfig' is available in ...
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Why am I unable to login in a terminal window? [duplicate]

When I open a terminal window I am asked for login and password. But my data that I enter into the system do not work. What to do?
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How to execute a python file from LXTerminal?

I have created a .py file and saved it in my "Python" folder located on my desktop. Now, I want to execute that particular file named "use.py". How can I execute the file using LXTerminal?
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Why am I seeing only 8 colors in terminal (Xterm)?

I'm running Xubuntu 13.04 and I want to use Vim as my default editor for everything. I have downloaded many vim color schemas and tried them out, but all of them don't look like the official ...
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Cannot type at all in Terminal?

I seem to be unable to type in Terminal at all - there is no $ mark, just a flashing white block in the top left corner. It's a Lubuntu install using the Chrubuntu script. I recently switched the ...
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How to costumize Terminal on Lubuntu like Mint

How to customize terminal Lubuntu likes Mint? If in mint at myhome directory /home/akhfiya: olivia akhfiya# but in lubuntu: akhfiya@olivia:/home/akhfiya/# I confused how to change terminal ...
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How I can set-up LXTerminal in Lubuntu to start maximized?

When I push CTRL + ALT + T I want see my default LXTerminal in Lubuntu 13.04 in full size (not like F11). I know that I can push CTRL + ALT + F1 and get tty-terminal - it good for some situations, but ...
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How to install bnetd in Lubuntu from command line?

I am trying to install bnetd on lubuntu and i got error compiling it (I have never compiled anything yet) I execute this at the terminal: loading cache ./config.cache checking host system type... ...
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LXTerminal and XTerm Resize Command

I want to execute a command in a bash script that will resize the terminal window. In xterm xterm -geometry=30x30 will create a new xterm window, and lxterminal --geometry=30x30 will create a new ...
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How do I show the pwd at the top of a terminal?

How do I display my present working directory (PWD) at the top of a terminal? I do not want the PWD in the body of the terminal. Presently my PS1 is !:.
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Conflict between variable substitution and CJK characters in BASH

I encountered a problem with variable substitution in the BASH shell. Say you define a variable a. Then the command $> echo ${a//[0-4]/} prints its value with all the numbers ranged ...
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pound sign and shift-tilde in aterm

I'm having an issue with aterm whereby typeing the pound sign (shift+3) gives me 'ţ', and shift-tilde gives 'Ŭ'. These keys are the only two which don't work properly. Interestingly they work ...
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How to open terminal on Xubuntu?

I have Xubuntu running my mouse does not working. I was trying to open terminal using Ctrl+Alt+T. It was not worked and googled I found that opening terminal shortcut will not work. Now I want to ...
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Lxde - desktop file for opening files in lxterminal

I have a .desktop file in .local/share/applications for opening text files in vim (console version). This works perfectly in gnome, unity. In Lxde it fails. I tried using lxterminal in place of ...
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How do I add parameters to programs launched from Lubuntu's Application Launch Bar?

I've just started trying out Lubuntu 12.04. I know I can edit ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml to assign keyboard shortcuts to open programs with certain parameters. For example, I can specify that ...
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What are the default layout settings in gnome-terminal?

I want to replace gnome-terminal fully by lxterminal. I've started by changing the default terminal emulator. So I ran sudo update-alternatives --config x-terminal-emulator, and chose lxterminal. ...
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How can I make the LXTerminal accept the arrow key for history search? [closed]

In the bash, one can enable a "search-as-you-type-like" behaviour by changing eg. the .inputrc : 1 ## arrow up 2 "\e[A":history-search-backward 3 ## arrow down 4 ...