Tabs allow you to view multiple pages in a web browser or other program at the same time, while being able to switch between them quickly and and efficently.

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Small tabs and menu

I down loaded updates for 14.04 now all tabs and drop down menus have small type I can hardly read how do I get it back to normal
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Any alternative to XTerm with splitting and tabs?

XTerm is great because I can view images inside it in w3m or ranger. However, as a terminal it does not support tabs or splitting. Is there an alternative that works like XTerm but supports splitting ...
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I'm running Ubuntu 12.4 how do I move a window from the top right corner

So I am running Ubuntu 12.4 and sometimes when I click on an Icon it puts the window in the top right/left hand corner and I can't figure out how to move it so I can close out of it or move it or put ...
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How to switch between tabs with keyboard?

How can I switch between tabs with keyboard in ubuntu? In windows I use Ctrl+Tab.
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Disable tabs in Firefox?

In recent versions of Ubuntu and particularly the upcoming 14.04LTS, I find that I prefer to not use tabs in Firefox, but rather use the app spread. So that's what I do. However, I haven't found a way ...
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How to enable mouse wheel scroll of tabs in gedit? [duplicate]

In gedit, one used to be able to use the mouse wheel to scroll through all the tabs opened. Now the function is gone. (mouse wheel working very fine, scroll through tabs still working on earlier ...
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How to open new tab in existing window using keyboard shortcuts on Ubuntu

Keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Alt+T opens a new terminal window on Linux. By default it opens 1 new terminal window. Is there a way how to customize how many new tabs are going to be opened? E.g. by using ...
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how to make gedit align tab-separated values like it's a table? [closed]

I have a file like this: and i want it to be displayed like this: without adding extra tabs or spaces. Is it possible with gedit? Is it possible with something else?
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Output URL of open firefox tabs in terminal

I would like to find out the URLs of the currently opened firefox tabs with a terminal command. Is there any possibility? This way I would be able to write them into a text file and look at them ...
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Some fast way to save and restore tabs of Terminal?

I have a Terminal window with a dozen named tabs open. I would like to save the current configuration and have it restored with names and directories. Is there a way to do this?
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how to list opened nautilus tabs with qdbus?

I am trying to dig into qdbus for nautilus to get a list of opened tabs; I managed to do this so far: sites=(`qdbus |grep nautilus -i`); for siteSrc in ${sites[@]};do list=(`qdbus $siteSrc`); for ...
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ubuntu 12.04 autoclick

I dont know how to search for this problem.. more and more frequently when I start and login my machine, it opens the desktop, and as I open a folder, or if I go on the internet, it will just start ...
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Tabs in fullscreen Chrome/Chromium

I love Chrome and Chromium, but when I go full screen, I can't get to my other tabs anymore, which I can with Firefox. So my questions are: Am I alone or is this universal? Is there a fix? Is ...
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How do I switch between Kwin Window tabs?

How do you switch tabs when you attach a window as the tab of another? I wasn't able to find the corresponding KWin shortcuts to modify. I have realized that scrolling over the titlebar works, but is ...
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Is it possible to install and run Thunar 1.5.1 in Lubuntu 12.04?

I hear that a new Thunar (with tabs!!) is ready - see this. I have added the PPA and run the update and upgrade commands but I still have Thunar 1.2.3 In Synaptic, Thunar looks ready for upgrade: ...
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How to duplicate a tab in Firefox?

Is it possible to clone/duplicate tab in Firefox? Basicaly, the other new tab should contain the same history of the tab I'm trying to clone.
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How to make alt-w close current tab, not current window, in Gnome Shell

I'm trying Gnome Shell, after moving over from Unity. In Unity, I'd press ctrl+w to close the current tab, and alt+F4 to close the current window (e.g. in gedit and Firefox). Now, in Gnome Shell, ...
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Document tabs in texmaker

Is there any way to get texmaker to display the currently open documents in tabs (like every other program) instead of a drop down menu?
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Open a new tab in gnome-terminal and have it automatically connect via ssh

I find myself ssh-ing into another machine a lot at work. So much so, that I use it more than simply using the terminal on my own desktop. I know that (normally) when I open a new tab, it will ...
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How to move between Nautilus panes?

I believe Nautilus is the file system in Ubuntu. When I have two tabs open, in say my home directory, how do I move between them easily? Is there a shortcut key? For example: In Firefox, Ctrl + Tab ...
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gedit open everything in tabs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to avoid opening duplicate files in new windows in gedit? How can i make gedit to open every file in tabs. i edit a lot of files(.html/.php/.sh/./.desktop etc... ...
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Geany unnecessarily truncates active filename in titlebar

In my quest for a relatively fat-free editor that still autoloads last session and has syntax highlighting, I became dependent on Geany, customizing it, installed some plugins etc. Is there a way to ...
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pdf reader that supports tabs

I want a pdf that is sort of browser-like , I mean that you can open many pdfs and one session and navigate between them in tabs, foxit reader does that on windows, I don't know about foxit reader ...
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Alt+Tab for switching applications does not look like expected

Switching between applications with Alt+Tab works properly but it does not like the screen shots on the Ubuntu website. Instead it looks similar like I had with gnome2 in previous versions. Z.
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Why can't I alt+tab to empathy? [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 and using Unity. I have a bunch of applications open, including Empathy. When I hit alt+tab I can switch between all of the applications, and the "show desktop" option, but ...
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How do I move to a new tab in gedit using the keyboard?

If I have multiple tabs open, how do I move from one to another? (Ubuntu 11.10; gedit 3.2.1)
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How to close multiple gnome-terminals?

I am running 16 debug processes simultaneously with our adapted gdb (called e-gdb). The processes are invoked by a bash script, using: gnome-terminal -e 'e-gdb -x gdbNN.cmd progNN.e' To manage the ...
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How to get previous behaviour of alt-tab task switcher in 11.10

When I press Alt+Tab the task switcher appears. Unfortunately, the behaviour in 11.10 has changed. Previously, in 11.04, I would see all applications, I could see if an application was minimised (it ...
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Task switcher not showing terminal windows

Updated to 11.10 this morning. Terminal windows stopped showing in the alt+tab switcher. Other having the same problem ? Any explanation ? Thanks
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How to change tab width in terminal in Ubuntu 10.04

When I press tab in terminal it goes very far. So I would like to change tab width, make it smaller. Anyone could help me, please?
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Ubuntu 11.04 launcher… with tabs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to preview windows of a specific application in Unity? In Windows 7, if you have more of the same window open at the same time and you click on the icon, it pops out ...
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open nautilus as new tab in existing window

Currently, if I click a launcher/shortcut icon etc i will get a new nautilus window. If there is already a nautilus window open, I would rather it open up in a new tab in the existing window (as if I ...
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Is it possible to add middle click option to close tabs?

I would like to know if it is possible to close tabs in several applications like gedit or empathy by doing click on the middle mouse button (wheel or scroll button) like the same behaviour of Chrome ...
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Bug in chrome tab when loading, loading “animation” is all over the place [closed]

An image is worth a thousand words: I haven't noticed it for any other site that the Stack Exchange network. (Maybe it is just coincidence as it is not consistent). If I leave it alone it goes ...
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How do I launch Chromium with multiple tabs open using the main menu?

I don't want this to be default behavior for Chromium though.
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How can I place Gedit's tab close buttons on the left?

I would like to make Gedit fit more to the Ubuntu default themes Ambiance and Radiance. Therefore I would like to place the tab close buttons on the left instead of the right of each tab. I asked a ...