xterm is the standard terminal emulator for the X Window System. A user can have many different invocations of xterm running at once on the same display, each of which provides independent input/output for the process running in it (normally the process is a Unix shell).

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Terminal opens in another workspace

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04. For some reason, whenever I type in ctrl + alt + T (terminal shortcut), it opens a terminal in another workspace. For example, if I'm in workspace 1, it will open on the right in ...
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multiple windows from launcher [duplicate]

I use xterm as my default terminal emulator (mainly because I also use OSX and BSD, so having a cross-platform terminal emulator comes in handy). I have added an xterm icon to my Unity launcher, but ...
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Starting xterm windows via cron

I am using cron on Ubuntu Server 12.04 to schedule the system to automatically reboot at midnight, and on reboot, execute a script that starts a vnc server and opens eight terminal windows and runs a ...
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Highlight does not copy content in Xterm

I'm trying out Ubuntu 13.04 in VMware 9.02, which it running on desktop that has Ubuntu 12.04LTS, I notice when one highlight text in xterm in 13.04 it doesn't copy the content to the clipboard as it ...
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X-term application behaves strangely when running is attempted outside IDE

I'm using code:blocks to develop c++ programs as a beginner, I've recently moved to Ubuntu after breaking windows and as such I'm not very familiar with the OS. I have several simple programs that I ...
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Clean Ubuntu 13.04 Installation Fails to open X

After a failed update to Ubuntu 13.04 that messed up my whole system, a format, and several attempts to reinstall, I've hit a stone wall. Immediately after doing a clean installation, I get error ...
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xterm creates window in active workspace always (How to put the window into background)

I have two workspaces: WS1 and WS2. On WS1, the script below is running in a konsole: for i in 1..1000; do xterm -e someprogram argX &; xterm -e someprogram argY ; done When I switch ...
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How do I boot directly into a user's xterm?

04 64bit and user called 'ubuntu' How do I boot my system into ubuntu user's xterm without loading gnome-desktop and prompting for password? I have tried hacking grub, but it always asks me for ...
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Just installed UBUNTU 12.04.3 - XTERM XT Error Can't display [duplicate]

I am new, just installed Ubuntu and trying to see the output of commands. I can't open/don't know how to open a terminal window. I have a screen shot if needed. ![enter image description here][1]