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Questions tagged [gnome-terminal]

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

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Middle click paste not working in terminal

I have upgraded several machines to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and enabled the "middle click paste" in the gnome settings. On one machine the middle click paste does not work in terminal windows but in other ...
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Setting GUI not working in 18.04? [on hold]

Recently I had installed Ubuntu 18.04,Some days ago I had changed left menu to down. After put menu at down side then after setting menu not working even I am trying to change desktop background then ...
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Cannot open terminal in 18.04

I have a recent installation of Ubuntu 18.04.1. When I open a terminal, a tab shows in the taskbar for a few sencods but then it fades away. The same with Files I've seen other users suggest to ...
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Terminal Freeze as I type in cd

I have ubuntu 18.04 and directory named RES8_NARROW Unfortunately every time I try to go cd into directory by typing in cd RES8 ..., terminal freezes after printing R and even Ctrl+C for terminate ...
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Is there a way to make GNOME Terminal Read-only with shortcut?

I am using Ubuntu 18, and GNOME Terminal 3.28.2 which has the menu option Terminal -> Read-only to prevent something being typed accidentally. Is there a keyboard shortcut to implement this feature?...
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rtlwifi_new-master error

While I'm using the command 'make' in the directory, I get the following error, root@sahil:~/Desktop/Untitled Folder/rtlwifi_new-master# cd rtlwifi_new-master bash: cd: rtlwifi_new-master: No ...
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Terminal won't launch after upgrade

my terminal and nautilus does not work since I upgraded the system with Ubuntu Software centre. I can open Xterm and if I launch gnome-terminal I get the following: Error constructing proxy for org....
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Terminal Not Working on 16.04 After Default Language Change

I just used the command below to change the default language on my calendar sudo localectl set-locale LC_TIME=en_US.utf8 After reboot, terminal is not working, let alone starting. I've tried using ...
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how to fix grub error from the usb I have previously installed ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have tried many solutions(solutions from cmd.exe) but nothing has worked for me. Recently I found the USB in which I have installed Ubuntu(two system Ubuntu and Windows 10). Is there any possibility ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 viber.deb not working.[2018] [one or more issues caused the setup to fail(playonlinux)]

When I installed ubuntu 18.04 at first I was able to install Viber.deb file but after few re-boot, Viber stops working. I tried to search Viber in the installed list but I could not find. I tried ...
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Gnome-Terminal always opens maximised

I have a small but annoying problem that I just can't figure out. I have two installations of Ubuntu 18.04. One on my laptop, one on my desktop. Whenever I open gnome-terminal on my desktop it ...
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No Nautilus, Xterm, Terminal Ubuntu 18.04

I'm not sure what has recently changed for this to happen, but at the moment I can't open Terminal or the Nautilus file manager. Xterm was suggested on another forum as a way of checking some fixes, ...
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Gnome Terminal Receiving Incorrect Character Input

While typing in my terminal, I discovered that the "b" key is no longer working. When I type the letter 'b', the terminal interprets it as the sequence of characters '"C": forward-word'. The 'b' key ...
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What is the difference between the -e and -x options for gnome-terminal?

Man pages state: -e, --command=STRING Execute the argument to this option inside the terminal. -x, --execute Execute the remainder of the command line inside the terminal. What is the "command line" ...
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How to make terminal start quite fresh?

In one of my previous sessions using terminal, I typed ^D by mistake. And now every time I start the terminal, there's this: ^D: command not found What should I do? I have used the command ...
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open terminal option is not showing in all folders in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS [duplicate]

I have recently updated my Ubuntu before updated the open terminal option is appearing after update it is not appearing. I have seen many thing but yet cant find anything. Please help me how my open ...
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No internet in terminal but can access it via browser

To update or to install anything I tried it via terminal but the terminal gets stuck at 0% but I can still use the internet via browser. Cannot even install apps via AppCenter.
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Cannot open terminal on Ubuntu 18.04

Recently I installed Ubuntu 18.04 and so far everything was great but yesterday it started to be weird. Issues I found so far: terminal won't open after reboot, but when I log out and then log in it ...
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How do I switch between tabs in gnome-terminal? [duplicate]

how do I move from one tab to another in gnome-terminal? I opened several tabs on the terminal and I want to move between them using keyboard shortcuts
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Why does the font look so weird in terminal?

It looks like its weirdly compressed. I don't know how this happened, everything was working fine and then all of a sudden this happened.
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Need to block ctrl +H (Hidden file assess) and need to do it in command line [duplicate]

I need to block Ctrl+H because that shortcut can use to see hidden files to the user. My primary goal is when any standard user press Ctrl+H then system not show hidden files to standard user. And I ...
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Problem in opening terminal

When I'm trying to open gnome-terminal it doesn't show anything although it was working when I first installed it. When I'm trying to open it using xterm it shows me this error: (process:14918): ...
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Edit Gnome-Terminal profile from command line on 18.04

I am attempting to edit Gnome-Terminal profiles from the command line using gsettings. In order to use gsettings I need to know the keys and values contained in each profile. My problem is that dconf-...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS upgrade

While i update my loptop running Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS I use the commands 'sudo apt update' and the 'sudo apt-get update' and every time I get this message - E: The repository 'cdrom://Ubuntu 18.04 LTS ...
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Allow user to enter username before mounting shared drive

I have a mount drive which I usually mount using sudo cifs -o "username=myshareddrive_username,uid=$(id -u),gid=$(id -g)" //server-address/folder /mount/path/on/ubuntu Now, I have some linux ...
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How to fix Bangla font problem in terminal and sublime in ubuntu 18?

Sublime! bangla font is broken !! Terminal! bangle font is broken !!
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How can I add an addional option to open URLs from GnomeTerminal using Chrome's “incognito” mode?

The menu is offering "Open Link" and "Copy Link", but for some cases (like Spam or Phishing E-Mails) I'd like to have a context-menu entry "Open Link in Incognito". How can this be done?
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“Couldn't find support for device”, cannot log in or access network after removing python2.7 [duplicate]

I accidentally removed python2.7 so most of things disappeared like all bars and I couldn't use terminal. After searching to try to solve it like install ubuntu-desktop then after restarting the ...
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Alt+number does not switch terminal windows but gives me an unwanted Bash function instead

I am running Ubuntu 18.04.1. I want Alt+n (where n=1,2,3,4...) to switch between the respective terminal windows to speed up my workflow. However, when I do this in terminal, I get an output: (arg: n),...
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How to convert script command output into plain text

I am using script-command to save the output of terminal to file. but, it gives some extra characters like square-like characters and other text encrypted characters. man script command tells, by ...
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Why shellharden does not output background colors in Terminator?

I have installed shellharden, a library that allows to output shell syntax issues (like missing double quotes) in a shell / bash script. Output should highlight double quote issues with a different ...
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How do I report that Chrome's Remote Desktop causing multiple, severe problems?

I'm new to Ubuntu...switching my homestation PC from Windows, over to Google Chromebook, and now onto your UBUNTU:GNOME... I've always been able to control my homestation remotely using Chrome-RDP. ...
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How to start in a specific directory after ssh login? [duplicate]

I have a shortcut as follows: Exec=gnome-terminal -e 'sshpass -p "mypass" ssh myuser@123.456.789.214' Question: how can I directly change the starting directory, eg to /var/log? I tried myuser@123....
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How can I start gnome-terminal at a particular directory and execute a command? [duplicate]

I am new to Linux and trying to use hotkey and terminal more often. At the moment I could use gnome-terminal --working-directory=university to open a particular directory in terminal per hotkey (...
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How do I open a file using a browser extension from command line?

The extension is Selenium IDE and file is an html file in the desktop. Using firefox -chrome chrome://selenium-ide/content/selenium-ide.xul, I can open Selenium IDE. What is the command line for ...
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Automatically starting a quad-split byobu terminal

I want to avoid wasting time doing my startup ritual by having the following done automatically: Open up a new terminal Run byobu Split horizontally, then split the two new panes vertically (or vice ...
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Console freezes when terminal is maximised

Whenever I maximise my terminal window in ubuntu the cursor stops blinkng and the whole console freezes but when I minize it I can easily work on it. I tried Restoring default .bashrc file even ...
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How can I reaccess a terminal window that has disappeared when its deselected (focus is lost)?

Today, suddenly after executing a terminal window and starting my script, it disappeared! there is no terminal icon on the ubuntu toolbar, and I cant access the terminal using Alt-Tab. I can ...
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Terminal and Software update crash on open, python installation related [duplicate]

I installed Python3 yesterday, but I have the feeling I didn't do a good job: :~$ gnome-terminal Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/gnome-terminal", line 9, in <module> ...
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Keyboard shortcut for open terminal Nautilus in Bionic 18.04

How to open Terminal in current opened folder in nautilus? There are solutions: Keyboard shortcut for open terminal Nautilus >= 3.16 But they don't work in Ubuntu Bionic 18.04
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Working with multiple terminals one of which is mission critical?

So I have a mission critical though not-at-all resource intensive node.js program continuously running 24/7 in one terminal on an Ubuntu 18 virtualbox, and I need to use one or two additional ...
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“Open in terminal” Nautilus button always starts at $HOME with gnome-terminal and TMUX

If I change the gnome-terminal custom command to "/usr/bin/tmux" then the Nautilus "Open in terminal" button opens a gnome-terminal with tmux but in my $HOME folder. If I disable the custom command, ...
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Need Help Installing Tremulous

Okay so I am trying to install Tremulous 1.1.0 on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. I followed all the instructions but while doing the installer part this came up and I don't know what to do. Please enter the ...
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How to change terminal background picture on Ubuntu 18.04?

I want to change terminal background on my Ubuntu 18.04 There was an option in Ubuntu 14.04 where you can go to edit > profile preference where you can change the background picture of terminal. ...
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terminal is not opening after uninstalling termite

I have currently installed termite Terminal in my Ubuntu 18.04. But now I don't like this and so I uninstalled it by using sudo apt remove --purge termite, and then run my previous terminal but It is ...
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How to make gnome-terminal scroll one page when clicking on the right scrollbar?

When clicking on an area of the right scrollbar of gnome-terminal which is not the scroll bar/thumb it jumps to the relative position of the output (I enabled unlimited output). Some applications ...
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Unable to install Go dep

I am trying to run the command dep ensure on my Ubuntu 16.04, but the system is unable to find the command. When I run sudo apt install dep or any other installation commands, I always get this error ...
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Change my terminal from x-term to mate-terminal when I click open terminal here

How can I change my terminal from x-term to mate-terminal so when I click open terminal here it uses mate-terminal? I use Thunar as my file manager.
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GNOME Terminal in 18.04: Visual bell only?

I want to disable the audible terminal bell, and enable the visual terminal bell. I followed the instructions from this answer $ gsettings get org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences audible-bell false $ ...
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How to automatically start tmux when opening gnome-terminal

I want the terminal to always start tmux (a "terminal multiplexer") automatically in every new terminal I open. I tried modifying org.gnome.Terminal.desktop and gnome-terminal.desktop in ~/.local/...