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

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How change default terminal in “open in terminal” in GIO

I want to use terminator instead of default terminal in Ubuntu mate. I changed it in dconf Editor but the entry is DEPRECATED because managed by GIO.
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Terminator not executing command while Lxterminal does

Using Ubuntu 12.04 with fluxbox, installed from mini iso, no DE. The problem is as follows: In my fluxbox menu I have the following two lines: [exec] (Textfile) {/usr/bin/terminator -e ...
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Terminator not opening and giving following error

Recently, I have installed zsh shell. After that I tried to open terminator software then it was crashing and giving following error: Also, after installation of zsh, I have set the default login ...
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Add parameters to Terminal launcher called by shortcut

I installed Terminator app and it is auto-replaced default gnome-terminal by Ctrl+Alt+T shortcut, but now I want to add parameter like "--geometry ..." to Terminator call. How I can do that? I tried ...
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Set path for Terminator to lookup for plugins

In my work place we have Terminator installed on our machines but we do not have write access outside of our home folders. By default, terminator looks for pluings at ...
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Why does`sudo su -` still try to execute terminator?

I've recently had a problem with the shell-emulator terminator which lead me to uninstall it. Now when I type sudo su - I get the following response: Cannot execute /usr/bin/terminator: No such ...
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How to Select-All in Terminator

How can I select all the text in a Terminator terminal? Ctrl-Shift-A does not work.
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How to make “open in terminal” in the right click menu use terminator instead gnome terminal?

I have set the default terminal emulator to terminator using update-alternatives and I can open terminator now with ctrl-alt-t but when I use the right click menu on the desktop or in a folder it will ...
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Ubuntu “Failed fetch 404” during apt-get install [duplicate]

I'm relativly new to ubuntu (runing 14.10). When ever I try to install software through commands line, I always seem to get Failed to fetcher error. For example, installing terminator: ...
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few lines insert in existing file via terminal? [duplicate]

i have file test.txt hi hello good luck i want in this test.txt hi hello good luck lms localhost how to add last two lines in terminal command ?
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How to change the design of tab in terminator?

When I open new tab in terminator, the tabs look very ugly. How to change their appearances? In gnome-terminal, I can change their looks by editting $HOME/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css, but it's not ...
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Wrong rendering of inconsalata in terminator

These are two consecutive screenshots of the terminator window with inconsalata font the issue is that : . ! don't get rendered normally the first time and these chars are almost invisible while ...
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Is it possible to set the terminal emulator used by desktop configuration files?

I have Octave 4.0.0 installed on my PC (which isn't available in the software centre btw or any PPAs I'm aware of, I installed it from source) and my preferred way to use it is via the command-line ...
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How do I enable desktop notifications, including audio, of when terminator is finished executing commands?

I know that on Fedora you get popups and audio notifications that appear whenever a command has finished running in GNOME Terminal. I was wondering if something similar was possible on Ubuntu in ...
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'Launch terminal' launches terminator instead of terminal [duplicate]

I recently installed terminator in Ubuntu 14.04 TLS but when using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Alt +T it launches the terminator instead of the terminal. I'd like to regress back to having the shortcut ...
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How do I get terminator to use syntax highlighting?

When sifting through large amounts of input and output in my terminal emulator (terminator in this case) it would come in handy if I had some syntax highlighting available to make things more ...
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Dynamically add new Terminator section for new program

I'm using something similar to a shell script that launches multiple pieces of software, each piece needing its own terminal for output (specifically, I'm launching multiple ROS nodes from a roslaunch ...
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Unlimited Scroll in Terminator

I'm using Terminator version 0.97. Is there a way that I can scroll unlimited? In the current version I only can scroll back limited history
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Change color of active terminal in terminator

I am using terminator and split it in multiple terminals. I want the terminal's background or text color to change when I switch between terminals. I am using ubuntu14.04.
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How to specify which child terminal gets focus on terminator startup

I have a terminator layout which looks like this: +-----+-----+ | | 2 | | 1 +-----+ | | 3 | +-----+-----+ When I start terminator, child terminal 3 receives focus. Is there a config ...
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Terminator is not working ubuntu 14.04?

I am facing issue after terminator installation, I am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I am getting following error: $ terminator You need to install the python bindings for gobject, gtk and pango to run ...
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How to copy from vim visually with terminator?

I would like to be able to visually select in vim in terminator, right click and copy whatever is highlighted to the clipboard. In OSX for example, I can do this by holding down the "alt" key and ...
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Terminal: Replacing Ctrl+r with Ctrl+k

I'm using Ctrl+r for searching command history in the terminal but this keyboard shortcut is not comfortable for me. I would prefer using Ctrl+k How can I update this keyboard shortcut? (Updating ...
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Is it possible to remove the default terminal and replace it with some other terminal (like terminator or terminology)?

Some non-default terminals have got extra features like splitting window etc. We can always use those terminals without uninstalling the original one but is there a way to remove the original one? ...
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Removing required password to used Terminator terminal package

Every time I open a Terminator terminal window it prompts me for a password to perform administrative tasks. Is there a config file I can edit to prevent it from doing this? I know from having used ...
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Ctrl-Alt-t opens root terminal instead of normal terminal

I installed Terminator and made it my default terminal with this solution, but now Ctrl-Alt-t opens Terminator as a root terminal. How do I get it to open Terminator as a normal terminal?
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Output from commands in one terminator window displayed in another by default? [duplicate]

I have a split window setup for terminator and was wondering if there was a way to set it up such that the default is to run the commands from one window in the other. I know that what I need to do ...
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Terminator - keyboard shortcut to open multiple tabs

I want to bind a custom hotkey to opening terminator with two tabs, each tab executing different command banging my head for hours here :)
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How do I get terminator to start up with my custom layout with custom commands?

Similar to this one: How do I get Terminator to start up with my custom layout? I can get my terminator 0.97 that I installed from ubuntu 14.04 repositories to start up with custom layout properly, ...
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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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Change terminal or terminator profile via keybinding or echo command [duplicate]

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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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 variable (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 ...