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

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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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opening terminator into a directory

I have a profile in Terminator that has three windows. I would like to be able to set the path that the windows display when I start Terminator on the command line. Right now Terminator will only open ...
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Applying Terminal color schemes to Terminator

I've been using terminator off late instead of the default Gnome Terminal I know of this method to apply current terminal color schemes on an other PC's terminal. On the system with the colors and ...
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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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Terminator - Not able to view images in w3m

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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Font config problem when launching through command line in terminator

A couple of questions really the top one I think I can cure as I have a alias set for sudo > gksu but the two bottom screens of Terminator says that the font is depreciated, how can I make it ...
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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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Ubuntu 13.04 - Terminator config file [duplicate]

The terminator config file isn't anywhere on my system. How can I change the font in terminator? It should be in ~.config/terminator/config. sudo updatedb && sudo locate terminator|grep ...
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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 ...
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Terminal on one display

I switched between many graphical environments to get it working... I work on laptop with external monitor, using terminal very often (almost all the time). But, after last Ubuntu update to 12.10, ...
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Terminator special layout

I use terminator for my terminal usage. But for a while I experience strange layout problems. I have the following configuration: [[default]] [[[window0]]] type = Window [[[child1]]] type = ...
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vim cannot layout properly with eliminator

I am using terminator as terminal emulator. Terminator allows to increase/decrease font size and also modifies the $COLUMNS and $LINES environment variables properly. Less and nano seem to understand ...
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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 a directory with spaces in its name from the terminal? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change directory to a folder with special characters? I am trying to open dir in Terminator, but when I want to open dir that consists of two or more words I ...
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How do I get Terminator to start up with my custom layout?

Terminator is very powerful at organizing several computers or servers due to the split window and group all function. But here's the deal: I created my own Layout and would appreciate it to load at ...
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How to make terminator transparent?

I'm using a standard installation of Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity and I'd like to make terminator transparent as we can easily do for the standard terminal. Is that possible ?
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What do the ActivityWatch and InactivityWatch plugins do?

I have search on google but I don't have found anything about the meas of this two plugins: Inactivity watch and Activity watch. Anyone can explain me how it works? I have tried to ...
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Is there a way of grouping multiple windows in a single window? [closed]

Since I use XMonad as my window manager, I've found the application terminator (which allows a single application window to be split into multiple terminal emulators) to be extremely useful since it ...
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How do I build Terminator?

I don't have admin privilege on this Ubuntu machine, and I don't see a way to build Terminator. I found the tar.gz which contains setup.py but that is not what I want. Can someone please guide me? ...
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Terminator: single window, focus on launch

I am configuring Terminator for my desktop. I use the Ctrl + Alt + T shortcut to launch it. Since I want only a single instance running, I use run-one terminator as the launcher command. Now if an ...
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Bash history handling with multiple terminals

I use mainly Terminator, and it's usually opened with 3 split terminal windows. I also use Gnome terminal for various reasons. I'm wondering how is bash history handled in this case as I sometimes ...
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Setting nautilus-open-terminal to launch Terminator rather than gnome-terminal

The nautilus-open-terminal package adds a menu/right-click option to open a terminal in the current directory. I want to change this from opening gnome-terminal to opening terminator. There is some ...
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Terminator command history

I have been looking into this - but I can't get previous entered commands in Terminator (multi-terminal). I have looked into the Preference but I don't see how it is done. I know this is not really ...
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how to make byobu start with terminator by default?

Recently, I have been using byobu and I quite like it. However, I am more of a terminator user than gnome-terminal and I want to launch byobu inside terminator instead of gnome-terminal by default. ...