Terminator is a terminal emulator that lets you arrange multiple terminals in one window.

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Auto copy on double click in Terminator

I used to be a heavy user of iTerm2 and one of it's most useful features I found was to auto-copy the text to clipboard when I double click and select something. I recently transitioned to Ubuntu and ...
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Ubuntu 14 lubuntu terminal transparency does not work

I have tried other related question on lubuntu desktop, on Ubuntu 14, on my Lenovo Laptop Z50. But the screen is not transparent.
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How Do I Change the Application Mapped to Open in Terminal? [duplicate]

I have appended Open in Terminal to my right-click context menu which by default, opens up a terminal window at the selected location. I would like to replace the default terminal window with ...
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How do I get Terminator child windows to start at a certain size?

Thanks to this question, I've managed to get Terminator to open at a particular size, with the right configuration of child windows. However, they don't open at the size/position that they were in ...
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How to auto save tabs in Terminator

I'm working constantly with terminator with multiple tabs (splitted vertically and horizontally), almost every time I reboot my machine I open Terminator and start opening tabs, and configure each tab ...
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Change terminal or terminator profile via keybinding or echo command

How can I change profile for terminator or terminal without touching the mouse? in terminal alt-t will allow me to get to menu to change profile echo -en "\033]0;$*\a" will allow me to set title ...
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Terminator automatically resizing

I'm not sure if this is an Ubuntu thing or a Terminator thing, but every time I launch terminator, it seems to resize to a different size every time. Sometimes it shrinks a little, and some time a ...
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Is there a way to mirror directory changes in Terminator?

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 and am using Terminator as my primary terminal. I like it because it lets me keep a python interpreter and bash terminal open at the same time, in the same view. What is annoying ...
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Terminator terminal fail to launch

For some reason my terminator terminal stopped working yesterday. This is the error I get when I try to run it: /usr/share/terminator/terminatorlib/terminator.py:87: Warning: Attempt to add ...
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Change Terminator title command

How to change temporarily the name of one of the subterminals in Terminator from the command line of that specific subterminal? I have tried for example this: echo -ne "\033]0;SOME TITLE HERE\007" ...
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Changing the background of terminal in ZSH when connected to server

I use terminator as a terminal, zsh shell and oh my zsh, on both my laptop and my server, for what it's worth, I created an alias named vps to connect to my vps using ssh. Currently terminator ...
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How can I focus Terminator (a terminal emulator) with a key from anywhere?

I'm currently using Guake on my main monitor, which has a very nifty feature of allowing you to press a key at any time to show and focus the terminal. I'm running Terminator on a second monitor, and ...
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How to zebra stripe the console?

I'd like the terminal to alternate the background color on successive lines, making it easier to see where one starts and the next one ends. This would be specially useful when reading logs with tail ...
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Use login shell in Xubuntu 14.04

I installed a fresh vm of Xubuntu 14.04 and installed the Ruby Version Manager (rvm). While trying to install the SASS gem I get the following error: $ rvm use 2.0 RVM is not a function, selecting ...
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How to use Terminator's Options?

Terminator has one option http://linux.die.net/man/1/terminator --working-directory=DIR Set the terminal's working directory I want to open my Terminator within a specific directory each time and I ...
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What is the difference between Terminator and Tmux ?

What is the different between Tmux and Terminator? I currently use Terminator which allows me to add more shell in same screen by splitting them horizontally or vertically. I read about them in some ...
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How to make Terminator open new tab with my default layout

In Terminator, I have a 3-split layout that I have set as the default layout as explained here. But when I open a new tab, it still opens with just a single terminal, not the 3-split layout I want. ...
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Terminator - execute script and keep command prompt active

I installed Terminator on my Ubuntu and I saved my own layout with 5 terminal windows. Now I want to execute a shell script in each window. The problem is that when script terminates the terminal ...
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Terminator doesn't show System Title Bar

after I reboot my system for some updates, my Terminator stopped showing the system tool bars... Anyone knows why?
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Terminator terminal emulator

My friend is using the Terminator terminal emulator but after purging and reinstalling the settings are retained and the most useful features such as splitting horizontally and vertically are not ...
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Unable to install “Terminator” in ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install "terminator" in ubuntu 12.04. But it returns this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: terminator: Depends: python (>= 2.5) but 2.7.3-0ubuntu2.2 is to be ...
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How To assign keyboard shortcut to a new application in ubuntu 13.10

I am using ubuntu 13.10. I installed Terminator(Terminal emulator) and after that uninstalled Terminal now i want to assign ALT+CTRL+T keyboard shortcut to the above said application. Is there any way ...
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Change environment varaible (TERM)

According to this answer, "it is the job of the terminal emulator to set the TERM environment variable". Is there any way to change the TERM value used by Terminator? Right now it's xterm, but I need ...
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terminator requires java 6 or newer?

I installed terminator (org.jessies.terminator.i386.deb) on ubuntu 12.04 but after executing it i got this error. "Terminator requires Java 6 or newer. http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/ may link ...
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Xubuntu 13.10: unable to change default terminal

I am on Xubuntu 13.10 64 bit. I want to change the default terminal emulator to Terminator. Currently the default terminal emulator is Xfce-Terminal. I do sudo update-alternatives --config ...
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Start Terminator via shell script in broadcast mode

I currently use a small script to start a terminator window as a background process which has multiple splits specified with a layout. terminator --layout=My_layout & I want to execute a ...
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How to set default layout/profile for Terminator for tabs on start?

My Terminator starts with solarized-dark layout, but then when I open new tabs, it uses default layout. How can I make it solarized-dark for any tab? [global_config] title_transmit_bg_color = ...
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How to open the terminator with 4 window?

I am using terminator. It is awesome to work with it. But thing is i want to custom the terminator to split the window as 4 or more while opening itself. Now i am splitting the window using the ...
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Advantage of Terminator over other terminal?

Is there any advantage of Terminator over gnome-terminal or Konsole?
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Same virtualenv when splitting window

when I have virtualenv activated in a window in terminator and I split the window I would like that the new window have the same virtualenv activated. I need to run this script somehow, I can't figure ...
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how to start terminator with a custom command per window?

This seems like a typical use-case yet I can't find a way to do it- I created a layout having multiple windows. I want each window to open an SSH session to a different server.
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How can I make a compiz window rule for the terminator terminal?

How can I make a compiz window rule for the terminator terminal? If you read this post, you will see that terminals will resize uncontrollable. I am using the terminator terminal and need to set a ...
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How do I run my bash script on Terminator? Or is it even possible?

So I have this bash script that when I open in terminal it already inputs the words I want so I don't have to type it in. I was wondering if I can use the same script on Terminator and if I can, how? ...
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How can I open Terminator with mutiple windows already open

When I run Terminator i want it to open up already split vertically 8 time. I want this to be my default layout everytime I open terminator
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Not able to view images in w3m [closed]

I was playing around with w3m (command-line browser), and found that it was not able to display images when run from Terminator or gnome-terminal. But, when run from xterm, it is able to display ...
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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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How can I force terminals to be at least a certain size?

I'd like to prevent any of my Terminator terminals from being smaller than 80x24. That is, I'd be prevented from resizing a terminal to below that size, and if I tried to split a terminal that would ...
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Terminator : Window flickers when hit <tab> in screen

I have been using terminator since few days and I m facing an annoying issue. Whenever I hit tab (in screen) , window flickers (becomes black for a micro second and turns normal again). I googled it ...
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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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Ubuntu 13.04: Set Terminator as default terminal emulator with nautilus “open terminal”

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04 a few days ago. With Ubuntu 12.10 I had set the default terminal with: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.default-applications.terminal exec /usr/bin/terminator gsettings ...
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Gnome Terminator doesn't load the customized configuration on start

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 + Unity with Gnome-Terminator as replacement for the default terminal and I have created a profile with a specific layout. When I restart terminator it doesn't look load my new ...
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How to start a terminator instance always with a set of terminals (each one in a different directory) in one window [duplicate]

I want to open the same set of directory locations in one terminator window as multiple terminals every time by default (or when I run a script). I think it could be done via profiles or layouts. man ...
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How can I configure the terminator terminal to always be on top?

I was able to set up the terminal to expand the whole monitor width but I would like for it to stay on the top of the screen even if I go to another workspace. If I hit F12 to drop it down when I am ...
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terminator terminal issue are F12 quake mode hide

I was installing a file from the terminal and then hit F12 to minimize the terminal so I could get access to a text file. After I obtained the needed information, I hit F12 but the terminal wouldn't ...
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terminator terminal resize

I set up the terminator terminal to the quake drop down mode; however, the terminal is only 90x25. I would like for it drop down the whole width of the screen but not full screen. When the terminal ...
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why doesn't the standardized way to change default terminal work?

Why doesn't: sudo update-alternatives --config x-terminal-emulator Work to change the default terminal in 12.10 ubuntu-one nautilus? I find it confusing.
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Change default shell for Terminator

I want to change the default shell of Terminator to zsh. In /etc/passwd/ I've changed the default shell to /bin/zsh. This settings changes the default shell in LXTerminal (the default terminal on ...
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Terminator does not use specified background color for focused terminal titlebar

One of my favorite terminator features is how the focused window had a red titlebar. This makes it very easy to see which pane is active. However, I recently switched to a dark gtk2 theme (I'm ...
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Terminator transparency not showing other opened windows but only wallpaper

Terminator transparency not working after upgrading to Ubuntu 11.10. At zero slider it is becoming completely black and at max slider its showing wallpaper background rather than background ...
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How to see real time updates of file system at terminal?

I am studying git and how it works with file system. I installed application called terminator, which allows me to open multiple terminals. I want to run git commands at the left terminal and want to ...