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/ is a directory separator, file and directory names can't contain it. Check Reserved characters and words at Wikipedia. Using / alone points to the topmost directory which, as you were told, already exists.


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As the root directory (/) is already created when setting up the filesystem hierarchy in *nix (first time you install the system), you are getting the mentioned error saying the directory already exists. As a side note, if you want to create a file/directory named foo/bar, you won't be able to because / is the separator used to distinguish between ...


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You can use any image as your terminal background: Select your image of choice. I will use this: Go to the terminal menu: Edit->Profile Preferences. The preferences window open up. Go to the 'Background' tab as shown below: In the background image, select your image and set your opacity level. There you go:


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The eclipse binary, is what is executed on the command line. Unlike the Desktop and Dash which can use application launchers, you have to make sure the binary is stored in your PATH variable in the command line. If you want to make this usable one-time, then run export PATH="/opt/eclipse:$PATH". If you want this to work perpetually for the future, then we ...


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Simply open any working terminal that you do have, and enter: sudo apt-get install gnome-terminal You should be good to go! You can also see this thread How to set custom keyboard shortcuts from terminal? as to how to set a custom key command, so that CTRL + ALT + t opens the terminal or program you choose, specifically, gnome-terminal. So, for ...


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Oh, how stupid I was... It's easier than I think. I just go to setting -> appearance. And choose theme Ambiance (default) then everything's back.


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If you want to add a picture to your terminal background (and I believe that this is the case, although I didn't find this flower picture) you need to open your terminal's Profile Preferences (Edit > Profile Preferences) and select Background option. Now you can see several background options for the Terminal. By default, Solid Color option is selected ...


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Whoops, Just seen the prompt color is hard-coded in ~/.bashrc. How embarrassing. I changed the prompt from this: PS1='${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)}\[\033[01;32m\]\u@\h\[\033[00m\]:\[\033[01;34m\]\w\[\033[00m\]\$ ' to this: PS1='${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)}\033[1m\u@\h:\w\$ \033[0m' And that did the trick.


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sudo apt install youtube-dl provides /usr/share/man/man1/youtube-dl.1.gz


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Via GUI Open gnome-terminal, go to Edit -> Profile preferences -> Colors -> Palette, change the Built-in scheme Via CLI In the below commands, replace $profile with your profile ID, which you can get from dconf list /org/gnome/terminal/legacy/profiles:/. If you have only one profile, you can create the variable: profile="$(dconf list /org/gnome/terminal/...


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Use Alt + ` to switch between different windows of the same application, including the terminal.


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The answer was graciously provided in the comments. This only happens when Nautilus is already running. So the warning messages amount to nothing more than the obvious fact that nautilus can't be started because it's already been started. To quit nautilus with nautilus -q and then to start it with nautilus . will cleanly open the current directory folder ...


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This is due to an incorrect graphics driver. First run: lspci -vnn | grep -i VGA -A 12 To see what type of graphics card you actually have. Since you have an Intel Graphics card and on 15.10, install the updated driver using this ppa sudo add-apt-repository ppa:oibaf/graphics-drivers sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade If all ...



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