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

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Ubuntu 20.04 File, right-click directory, Open in Terminal (NEW tab)

Using Ubuntu 20.04, select a directory, right-click. There is an option "Open in Terminal" Is there a way to open in a new tab? if there is no terminal, then open in new terminal if there is already ...
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Terminal in Ubuntu doesn't work using Ctrl + Alt + T

When using Ubuntu, Ctrl+Alt+T doesn't work for launching the Terminal. I tried changing its shortcut key but still it won't work but when I'm using Xubuntu, the said shortcut key works. How can I fix ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 + recent software update + terminal, software updates, software updater not working

I am on dual boot with Windows 10. I initially had Ubuntu 18.04 and updated to Ubuntu 20.04 last month. I usually run the software updater from time to time. Last week, I ran the software updater ...
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Logging all terminal input/output history

I am trying to do something similar to what is written in this answer. I think this answer logs all the terminal to a certain file. I would like to be able to log all my terminal input/output by day ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 — After I started tftpd-hpa I didn't get the command line

I started tftpd-hpa svr in terminal window. it started without a problem, I think. After it stared I didn't get the command line: instead I had a line highlighted in white (see image) which appeared ...
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Terminal not taking the full input of a directory

I am trying to understand the functioning of the Build Systems of Sublime Text 3. The commands going into the shell_cmd are the ones which will go directly into the terminal, but the terminal shows "...
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Ubuntu 20.04 GNOME 3.36 - Remove terminal window titlebar buttons

Is there a way to remove the new tab, search and what seems like a settings button from the window title bar in GNOME 3.36 Terminal. What I want is to change the title bar from this: To this: I ...
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Cannot use Shift + Space in Terminal

I use Ubuntu 20.04 and I discovered today that I cannot use the key shortcut Shift+Space in terminal. In regular Gnome apps there is no problem using this. In the terminal Shift+Space results in only ...
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Unable to launch terminal after downloading Python 3.7.7 and Pycharm on 20.04

After downloading Python 3.7.7 and Pycharm, I can't start terminal with Ctrl+Alt+T or any other way. When I tried to start terminal nothing happens. I'm unable to login in Ctrl+Alt+F3 screen also. ...
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Error: BrokenCount >0 Ubuntu Error PLEASE HELP

Currently using Ubuntu 18.04.4 Bionic Beaver for my desktop computer. In the top right corner I received a message stating 'Error: BrokenCount >0' This usually means that your installed packages have ...
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Test run command without executing it but showing result of command

Some time ago I learned a command that would run the command and show the end result, but it wouldn't actually execute the command, just the outcome as if it was ran. I forgot this command and can't ...
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Which tab is currently selected in Terminator?

In the terminal emulator Terminator, I find that it's hard to tell which tab I have selected at any given time. Here's what the tabs look like in Terminator. Here's what the tabs look like in Gnome ...
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How can I use the output suggestion by apt and other terminals use?

Have you ever had to run a command which is not found on your system, but apt suggests you to install it running command? Do you know if it would be possible to autocomplete the terminal prompt with ...
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Change default gnome-terminal to terminator

Changing default terminal is supposed to be be done with: sudo update-alternatives --config x-terminal-emulator (as mentioned in https://stackoverflow.com/questions/16808231/how-do-i-set-default-...
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Make custom list command in terminal

Is it possible to make a list of applications in terminal so if you enter "games" in terminal it would print a list like: yetris pacman4console
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Browse unicode sites w3m

I can't see Bengali on terminal using w3m.Any ideas? Take https://www.google.com.bd/ as an example.
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Why is GNOME Terminal not showing in list of applications when I try to open a file on Ubuntu 18.04?

GNOME Terminal not showing in list of applications to open a file with. I'd like to be able to call it from another app to execute a batch (.sh type) file. OS - Ubuntu 18.04. List of Applications: ...
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Hierarchy of colors in a terminal

It seems there are a lot of ways to control the colors you see in a terminal. Colors can be controlled by the terminal emulator program you're using (e.g. in Terminator or the defualt Gnome Terminal'...
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“Trim space from selection” terminal option

When I use Windows I use Cygwin. The Cygwin terminal has a nifty terminal feature called "Trim space from selection". All it does is, when you use your mouse to select and copy text from the ...
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Grant all users access to a folder (including new files)

I've got a task running to take files from a share on one server and move them to a share on another server. However, I receive permissions errors when trying to move .new files in the source share ...
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How to get current speaker output volume level in terminal?

I'm looking for a way to display the audio level at a given moment in the terminal in the range 0-100%, for example when listening to music, like "at this moment there is 70% of max audio, but a few ...
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Green terminal prompt vanished from Ubuntu 20.04

It's a bit silly but as you can see, the initial words (prompt) displayed in the terminal look very simple (as you know, it has like a green color), something I didn't see at first since I executed ...
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how do I paste the text currently in the clipboard into the terminal opened inside vim by using the command :terminal

I have recently started using vim and opened the terminal using :terminal command in vim but I am not being able to paste the text in the clipboard in it. Can someone guide me on how to do it. It ...
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I get a “Warning” after adding the line APT_AUTOGEN=“yes” to /etc/default/rkhunter with gedit

The warning is the following: "(gedit:38572): Tepl-WARNING **: 09:45:20.468: GVfs metadata is not supported. Fallback to TeplMetadataManager. Either GVfs is not correctly installed or GVfs metadata ...
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Opening a new terminal and executing command in it

I wish to use a command in terminal that would open a new terminal and run command in that. Suppose I wish to run the "ls" command in new terminal, from the old. What should I do? Typing gnome-...
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Terminal problem after updating python to 3.7

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS and encountered an issue where after updating my Python from 3.6 to 3.7.5 my terminal keyboard shortcut stopped working and clicking on the terminal icon wouldn't get it ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - Terminus font not working anymore

I've been using the terminus font from the "xfonts-terminus" package with the default GNOME-terminal. Now I upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 and the font is gone in GNOME-terminal and the Gnome fonts app. ...
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Different terminal title bar and how to merge two terminal windows to single window

I have run telnet command in terminal. But, they have a different title bar even I telnet to the same host. In this question, I use ubuntu 20.04, gnome v3.36.1,gns3 v2.2.6, gnome-terminal 3.36.1.1 ...
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Terminal does not start Ubuntu 18.04

I tried to install Django Framework in Ubuntu. and i am using python 3.8. but in normal instalation, Django 1.1 had been installed. and i changed the python3 alternative to python3.8 . and usuing ...
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Ctrl+Alt+T Ubuntu 18.04

The above shortcut still doesn't work for me, even when I redefine the shortcut to some other combination like Alt+T. I really miss being able to quickly get to my terminal. Has a solution ever been ...
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Not able to import any python library in ubuntu 20.04

First when I tried importing libraries after installing them prompt said "module not found" afterwards, error showing that module _ctypes not found and I am not able to install that also. Please help ...
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Gnome terminal shows ASCII characters [duplicate]

I have upgrade ubuntu from 19.10 to 20.04 and after upgrade my gnome-terminal display weird characters as shown in attached image.
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How to open new terminal using shell script and close parent terminal

I am trying to write a shell script that closes the parent terminal, opens a new terminal, and prints something. Here's an outline - # Close the current terminal # Open new gnome-terminal # Print "...
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How to fix terminal title-bar icon in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I applied a Mac OS theme to my Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. The new icons are coming properly in titlebar of all applications except for terminal and gedit like below. You can see that between the minimise-...
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two “Terminals” appear by gnome-terminal of ubuntu 20.04

I upgraded from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04. I am using the gnome desktop environment. Then, running the gnome-terminal always gives me two "Terminals", as in the image attached. I do not think this is ...
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Why is the terminal black by default?

Whenever I start terminal, it's black (I mean the first line blankness, not the color profiles). That's easy to quit from it using 'ctrl+c'. However it's a bit annoying to see this black screen all ...
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How to remove directory from terminal title and only keep running command?

Is it possible to only show the running command in gnome-terminal title? I couldn't find any appropriate option the preferences menu.
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GNOME Terminal lost CSD after installing XFCE

I was trying XFCE 4.14 on Ubuntu 20.04, just to see how it was. After that, I've completed removed it and all it's packages and came back to GNOME shell. Suddenly, I realized that the New Tab "+" icon ...
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toggle over tabs in terminal with mouse wheel in 20.04

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 and I am unable to toggle between the tabs in the terminal with the mouse wheel, which was fine in 18.04. I can't find where this feature is enabled. Is it possible ...
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Is there a way to execute keyboard shortcuts from the terminal?

I would like to execute a keyboard Ctrl+L shortcut from the terminal. In details, I would like to remap Alt+C to Ctrl+C on my keyboard. Alt+C remapping it is not hard triggering Ctrl+C seems to be ...
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Can not open terminal in a normal way on Ubuntu 20.04

I have updated my computer from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04. During the update, may be I accidentally delete some file when some pop-up appear. I accepted this ubuntu ask to replace config file. And chose ...
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How do I get rid of the gap on the right hand side of a maximised terminal when running Vim?

On multiple versions of Ubuntu, Vim and Neovim display a horrible gap on the right hand side of the terminal when it is maximised. This is Gnome terminal: And this is Konsole: This does not happen ...
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I lost my Gnome-Terminal

I use the app alacarte to delete my duplicate apps, but I make a mistake and I delete my gnome-terminal, I mean I can acces it, but I can't see it in my main menu? Can someone help me with that?
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Terminal colors rendering darker on 20.04

For some reason, way terminal colors are rendered seems to have changed after upgrading from 18.04 to 20.04. To take a concrete example, here's what terminator looks like in 18.04. And here's what it ...
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conda activate newenv returns “powerline-shell: command not found”

I installed Conda using Anaconda3-2019.10-Linux-x86_64.sh. It works fine until today. I was able to run create new virtual env and activate it and then deactivate it as expected. Basically, conda --...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - gnome-terminal not finding custom installed font

I installed Nerd Fonts to ~/.local/share/fonts, hoping to use it in my Terminal. However, these fonts do not appear as an option in the preferences menu. $ ls -Al ~/.local/share/fonts/NerdFonts/ ...
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Does dconf default terminal profile UUID change between Ubuntu installations?

I would like to make my dconf setting portable, thus I'm writing it out to a file with dconf dump / > file. However, when it comes of terminal profile setting, my profile UUID is included [org/...
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Gnome Terminal not works

If I open de Terminal and put on one command the Terminal will be closed. Except ls pwd. I can open a Cli witH CrTl.F6 I can login and works fine
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Terminal size at startup?

I have a terminal launch at startup that displays a clock. accomplished with [Desktop Entry] Type=Application Exec=gnome-terminal --command /home/noah/bin/clock Hidden=false NoDisplay=false X-GNOME-...

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