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GNOME Terminal (often titled only "Terminal") is the default terminal emulator included in Ubuntu.

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Is there a way to make the terminal pop-up after seleting from list in zenity

So the terminal opens immediately after I run the script, but want it to open after I have selected the command I wan to run. Is it possible ? Here is my code - #!/bin/bash zret="$( zenity --...
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I need help trying to make a functional Zenity list

Here is what I have so far #!/bin/bash zenity --list --title "Packages" --list --text "select packages you want to install" --checklist --column "id" --column "...
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What kind of shell is a gnome-terminal started by a desktop file?

I am testing running Ubuntu 22.04. I don't understand why when opening a gnome-terminal using a .desktop file $HOME/.bashrc is not read although when running the same command in an open terminal it ...
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"1 executed" prompt on opening gnome-terminal

For the past 1 week every time I open a new gnome-terminal on ubuntu it starts with 1 executed prompt as shown in these two images as shown below. This wasn't the case few weeks before.If anyone ...
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Terminal doesn't have color and some commands stopped working [duplicate]

Recently, my terminal stopped showing color, so all text is white, and also some commands like l don't work anymore.I've tried commands like sudo apt-get reinstall gnome-terminal, but then I realised ...
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How do I stop my terminal from shrinking on focus shift when running on wayland

22.04 wayland with gnome desktop. Whenever I change focus between windows the terminal windows all shrink slightly. Does not happen with xorg. I believe it may have something to do with client side ...
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Terminal appearance after gnome asked some questions

My terminal before had text for username, system name, directory in each line, after installing Oh-my-zsh, it asked some questions like does it seem like question mark etc and now it shows only the ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Uninstalled python and now PC won't start

let me put you in some context. I recently started a job as backend developer and we're working with docker and one of the images has python version 3.8.3 I was configuring things with the other (and ...
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How to open command on second tab in bash terminal [duplicate]

So I am writing a script and I want to export a log but open the tail command in another tab. So far this is what I have come up with in BASH. ./configure &> log.configure.txt && gnome-...
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Failed to execute child process "dbus-launch" on 'Open in Terminal' (Ubuntu 22.04LTS)

I'm using pkexec / xhost to open a graphical file explorer for another user 'myOtherUser' With Ubuntu 18.04 I was able to open a command shell by mouse right click 'Open Terminal'. With Ubuntu 22.04 ...
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Opening gnome-terminal during preseeded 22.04 desktop installation

I have a preseed configuration file for a 22.04 desktop install, and I'd like to open gnome-terminal during the installation - just before the pertitioning - to display a whiptail message box. It ...
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How can I change all these settings from my Ubuntu Bash Terminal?

I have Ubuntu 20.04 system. My windowing system is X11. Here is my settings dialog box : I have often noticed that I can't change all the settings from terminal alone. I have to use the mouse many ...
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How to launch multiple Gnome-terminal windows in a shell script and continue only after these have finished

In a script, I want to launch a number of Gnome Terminal windows, and then proceed with the script only when the windows are closed. I have a shell script containing: command 1 gnome-terminal ./...
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Open a new terminal tab in position "first" rather than "next" or "last"

The only available options in the terminal preferences for "New tab position" are "Next" and "Last". I would like to open new terminals as the first tab (reached by the ...
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How to install the default Ubuntu terminal

I have installed Ubuntu Server an then installed a minimal GUI using: sudo apt install --no-install-recommends ubuntu-desktop because I don't need Libre Office and all this bloat. But now my terminal ...
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Remove headerbars from gnome-terminal

I would like to have a terminal window without the headerbar to save up space (like tiling window managers). I have tried solutions like enabling extensions (pixel-saver) but didn't work. I have also ...
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Missing icons in terminal, it shows squares with numbers into

I am working on a CLI application that normally shows icons at every beginning of terminal rows. There are some icons at every row beginning, sometime animated when the app is working. I don't know ...
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xdotool can no longer aquire gnome terminal

I have been using a script to manage gnome-terminal windows using xdotool. I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 21.10 and now my script no longer works. This is the script that no longer works: #Find the ...
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Run gnome-terminal with sudo on boot

I need to run the gnome-terminal with some command with sudo rights on the startup. How could I do that?
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What is the difference between these two ways to purge the nvidia driver?

I'm trying to understand the diffrence between the following ways to purge nvidia drivers in Linux. The options are as follows: sudo apt purge nvidia-* sudo apt purge ~nnvidia In the second command, ...
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all icons have disappeared and nothing except firefox opens/visible on the screen, even terminal wont open/invisble

So I am new to linux/ubuntu and i just watched this video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gx1hEQSOAyg) and installed this theme (purple) https://www.gnome-look.org/p/1661983/ So now tweaks wont open, ...
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How do I map 'Ctrl + Alt + T' to bring up all existing terminals, rather than open a new terminal

I'm trying to change the keyboard shortcut 'CTRL + ALT + T'. The behavior I'd like is to open all existing terminals in the current workspace, and open a new one if there aren't any. I'm using several ...
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How can I automatically select a command window profile?

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 with the Gnome shell. I regularly have a need to access several servers via SSH on my laptop. Sometimes I have several SSH sessions open to different servers, making it ...
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How to rename multiple file extensions in ubuntu 20.04 terminal?

I have hundreds of files without extension that I'd like to add a ".py" extension to all of them. As you can see manually renaming them one by one is a time consuming process. I think there ...
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Installing Anbox on Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 20.04 dual boot. I have tried all the possible suggestions on installing Anbox, but none have availed to anything. Anbox just opens, shows it is starting, and then closes on its own. I ...
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How to remove wine7.0-rc1 compiled from source? [duplicate]

I tried to uninstall wine7.0-rc1 but wine is still here. This is what I type on my terminal: wine --version Here is the output, so the wine version wine-7.0-rc1 So how to uninstall this wine ...
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I can't apt install/update in my terminal

Every time I type something along the line of Sudo apt install or sudo apt update I get this error E: Conflicting values set for option Signed-By regarding source https://packages.microsoft.com/repos/...
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I Accidentally Deleted some GUI files! [UBUNTU 20.04]

I am using Ubuntu 20.04.4. I accidentally deleted some files (not many) which had cairo in their names, which may be related to the GUI. After that, when I restarted my PC, there were some errors and ...
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Script does not reset the volume nor exit the terminal

This script mostly works ok. But this script does not reset the volume to 30% nor does it exit the terminal. What am I doing wrong? soundfile="/usr/share/sounds/My_Sounds/Alarm-sound-buzzer.mp3&...
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mucking around with python and gnome-terminal will not launch

I am running 20.04.3 and tried to upgrade my python environment and horked something. The terminal will not launch. Thankfully, I kept my Mac Book after I switched my main dev work to this new Ubuntu ...
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Not using > makes all the difference in opening gedit through terminal w/o errors or locking the terminal

I have been experimenting with using terminal to open gedit with any type of file it is capable of using and not having the terminal blocked until the file is closed OR have any error messages in the ...
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How to reset/fix terminal sessoins (server), after I've killed its PID?

I was trying to kill responded window so I used kill -9 PID and the PID was the ID of /usr/libexec/gnome-terminal-server by mistake. Now, every time I start terminal (even if it is a virtual terminal) ...
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cd command in terminal takes too long time to execute

When I try to navigate directories using the cd command, it takes way too a long time. And terminal suggests creating a config file to increase the timeout. Once my terminal hanged, I mean when I ...
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Change default directory in terminal started with shortcut but not in visual studio code

I'd like to start in a different directory when I open a terminal using ctrl + alt + T. I've already tried the method adding a line with cd command in .bashrc. It works well, but then when I open ...
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Terminal crashes on startup (zsh not found) [duplicate]

Terminal crashes on startup, I previously install zsh and set it as the default shell Then, I removed zsh without changing default shell. please help!!
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su: failed to execute /usr/bin/zsh: No such file or directory [duplicate]

I was playing around with my terminal and out of curiosity, I installed zsh. Later on, I decided to get back to bash. So I followed some online advice and I was suggested to simply use the below ...
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sudo ./ command not found

I am trying to install displaylink driver for docking station D6000. I downloaded the driver from: https://www.synaptics.com/products/displaylink-graphics/downloads/ubuntu Once downloded I have a file ...
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Replace Tilix as the default terminal emulator in ubuntu-budgie-desktop running on ubuntu18.04

I've recently installed ubuntu-budgie-desktop on ubuntu18.04 and while I like most of the features, I'm annoyed with the Tilix terminal emulator. So I wish to change it back to gnome-terminal-emulator....
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GNOME Terminal Titlebar Always Black

In GNOME, my Terminal's titlebar is always black, even when I use a light shell theme. Everything in GNOME has a white titlebar except for Terminal. I also tried using another theme, and it does this ...
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How to automatically open a file that has a dynamic filename

I'm trying to make an automation process, my workflow generates a file automatically, this file is named based on a timestamp and a public key. Example of the file name : UTC--2022-03-07T10-53-08....
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When I paste in the terminal sometimes the contents are prefixed with the characters '^[[200~'

Sometimes when I paste text from the clipboard into the terminal, the resulting text has the following characters added to the front '^[[200~'. How can I prevent this?
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Is it possible to assign font styles and colors to Gedit and Gnome Terminal through the system's GTK theme?

I have Gnome Tweaks installed on Ubuntu, and I was curious if it is possible to assign font colors and styles to Gedit and Terminal through the system theme to create a more unified look. As I ...
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Unable to remove Boost library files? [duplicate]

I have done apt-get remove libboost-all-dev command. But, I can still see a directory /usr/include/boost. I want to remove everything related to Boost. How do I do this?
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How do I open a terminal with another user name?

Whenever I open the terminal, I want to login as another user (another_user). I tried putting the below in my .bashrc, but it prompts me for a password everytime I open the terminal. # in .bashrc su - ...
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Conda hangs when installing new Python version

Some of the output of conda search python is: # Name Version Build Channel python 3.9.0 h2a148a8_4_cpython conda-forge ...
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Fixed the changes

I have changed everything like Ubuntu settings logo, etc/apt/sources.list file's details , screenfetch/neofetch logo or even Ubuntu boot logo,login screen logo... Everything via customize terminal ...
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Error when starting Gnome Terminal

My gnome terminal won't open. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling it. No luck. I was able to install an Xfce terminal though. There is also a red circle with a white x on it in the lower right hand ...
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Fonts not showing up in gnome-terminal, or how to make Ubuntu recognize fonts as being monospace?

I am trying to get awesome-terminal-fonts to work with gnome-terminal. I've tried various things. At this stage, the fonts show up if I run fc-list | grep Awesome: fc-list | grep Awesome /home/user/....
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keep focus on windows like microsoft windows file explorer

The procedure I describe is useless but it helps me explain the situation. If I am using terminal, I use it on top of nautilus. In terminal, I type "cat" then space, then with the mouse I go ...
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Gnome-terminal not starting on Ubuntu 20.04.03

I messed up my system and need urgent help. Please bare with me. I'll be more than happy to provide all details. This PC has really important work for me. I know it won't start again if it is somehow ...
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