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Guake is a top-down terminal for Gnome

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Lubuntu 20.04--Guake Terminal: Whenever battery level falls below the designated “low” level. Guake's appearance settings get reverted

So I have customized guake to take up 60% of screen width (centered) and about 85% height, roughly 25% transparency, and to drop down from the top edge when I hit the shortcut key F1. It behaves as ...
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How to change the default terminal for “open in terminal”?

I have installed the guake in my ubuntu 18.04 . According to this question How change default terminal in “open in terminal” in GIO, I followed it and set gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.default-...
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guake is showing ->“bash: /usr/libexec/vte-urlencode-cwd: No such file or directory”

i was tring to compile a c++ code in guake terminal .it showed "bash: /usr/libexec/vte-urlencode-cwd: No such file or directory"
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Purge Guake with config files: Preference files survive somewhere

I need to completely remove Guake. It seems to have some bug that I triggered while setting keybindings. Now the "close tab" keybinding does not work anymore. I tried $ sudo apt-get purge guake $ ...
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I want to right click+ open terminal with custom terminals. HOW?

I'm okay with ubuntu's classic terminal, (I'm using 18.04) but I want something more useful if I can. I installed guake, it works fine, except I can not open guake terminal in a specific directory. ...
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Gauke non-fullscreen mode went out of screen. How can I resize it back?

I'm using Xubuntu 16.04 and I don't know How I did this. But gauke dropdown menu became more than screen size and I can't resize it because bottom of guake is out of screen. I other word guake non-...
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How to go to a specific line number in gedit, using guake?

I use guake which let me directly open a file if I ctrl+click on it. I have the need to open a file AND directly go to the specific line shown on screen. How can I set guake to make it work? I tried ...
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How to disable “Menu” key in Terminal?

I am an enthusiastic Guake user - but sometimes I want to access Guake when I have a Terminal window open. Problem is, when I have Terminal focused, and I hit Menu key (which is what I'm using for ...
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How do I make Guake use my Zsh command history?

I often use Guake (drop-down terminal for GNOME). The problem is that it apparently stores its own command history, and it is different from that of the standard GNOME terminal. My shell is zsh and ...
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Why does F12 global key doesn't work when focus is on shipped gnome apps in Ubuntu 17.10?

When having opened some built-in applications, like "Settings", pressing the F12 key does nothing. I have it configured to open "Guake" terminal. This is made as a global shortcut in Guake itself. It ...
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Guake's global shortcut is intercepted by gnome applications

I'm trying the ubuntu 17.10 beta2 to evaluate the new gnome experience. What I found odd is that guake does not work fine: when the focus is on most applications (including gnome-terminal, gnome ...
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Is it possible to make the Guake terminal actually drop down?

I'm really new to Ubuntu. I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and I'd love to get the Guake terminal to actually drop down instead of just "popping up".
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Weird problem with Guake and Terminator

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 and Guake was working normally without having any issue. But since yesterday the backspace and Left and Down arrow keys are not working as it supposed to be... Also before ...
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How to configure Guake toggle with Super + `?

I would like to configure Guake toggle shortcut with Super+`. I can enter this key combination in the Guake settings (it appear as "Super+`"), but it doesn't have any effect: using this ...
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KDE does not remember autostart settings

KDE Plasma 5.9 (Xubuntu 17.04 with Kubuntu-Desktop installed) forgets the autostart settings as soon as I close the autostart dialog box. I'm trying to make Guake start with the system but the option ...
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How do I get my Guake terminal to look as fancy as this screenshot?

I saw this screenshot from this post, and was curious as to how they got their Guake environment to have what looks like 3 split tabs. Any suggestions on how to do this? Are they running tmux on top ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - How to set Guake to Righ Click “Open in Terminal” instead of default?

Wondered if someone could help? FInally went full ubuntu for work and fair play, except for the odd annoyances (mainly due to the laptop im running but i managed to get around them) im loving it :) ...
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Bash history search using arrows, in Guake

I quite like the option to auto-complete terminal commands from history, using keyboard arrows (as explained here, or here). Yet, the configuration in .inputrc does not affect the terminal in Guake. ...
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Guake character problems in ssh with zsh

I am using Guake to SSH into a server. My terminal is using zsh and Oh My Zsh and works fine. The server I ssh into also using zsh with the exact same settings and theme. However, whenever I toggle ...
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A quirky issue with Guake

I have installed Guake and it works fine on my system. However here is a small issue that drives me crazy. I have configured Guake to start on startup and I useF-12 to invoke it. So the first time I ...
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Is there a command in Gnome-Terminal, or any tabbable shell to open a new tab?

I'm not looking for a keyboard shortcut, rather I want a commands for: New window New Tab Close Current tab or window Maximise Shell Window Minimise Shell Window Move Shell to a different work-space ...
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Guake Fails to Start

Hello I have been using guake terminal for a while on ubuntu 14.04 and older version. After I have freshly installed (not upgraded) 16.04 xenial and installed guake it didn't work. I start the ...
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Sliding animation for Guake under 16.04

I know that there are a lot of posts about it, but I'm not so retarded not to have read them. The problem is that the methods of achieving it, described in all the posts I've found so far seem to be ...
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conflict between guake and ubuntu mate

I have installed Xubuntu 16.04. Then I gave a try to use Ubuntu Mate, installed appropriate packages for it. After installation, I logged out and logged in again with Mate session. Everything was fine ...
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How to change the name of Guake terminal?

My tab name of guake terminal is always "Terminal", whether I open a file or not. I hope that it can display "[num] filename".
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Guake won't display UTF-8 after forced reboot

That's basically it. Sometimes after having to force a reboot Guake won't show any UTF-8 characters. This is especially noticeable since I'm using powerline with a patched font. output from dpkg -l | ...
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Use Ctrl+Tab/Ctrl+Shift+Tab to cycle through open tabs in Guake

I would like to cycle through open tabs in Guake the same way I do in Chromium or Firefox with Ctrl+Tab or Ctrl+Shift+Tab. But for some reason Guake Config won't let me. If I go to "Guake Preferences"...
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Unable to download packages from Country server

Following error is displayed as I tried to download guake from my terminal: Why is this forbidden error displayed? How can I be able to download it from my country server. It works fine When I try to ...
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Command to use guake under qt creator

I want to change default terminal in QT Creator from xterm to guake. I tried some stuff like usr/bin/guake -e and usr/bin/guake -e -n --show etc but it does not work. I will appreciateany sort of help
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Jump from word to word in Guake with Ctrl + Left/Right

I am using the drop-down terminal emulator guake and would like to jump from word/command to word/command by pressing Ctrl + Left and Ctrl + Right, respectively, as it is possible in programs like ...
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guake can not start on Ubuntu 15.10

I have upgrade my os from Ubuntu 15.04 to 15.10, but after that guake can not be started. And I wonder if so, How can I draw back to 15.04? If run guake in terminal ➜ ~ guake Traceback (...
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How to move guake terminal window

When I open guake terminal, it shows up in the top half of my monitor by default. I wanted it to appear in the bottom half. How do I do this?
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guake at right side monitor in dual display environment - Ubuntu 15.10(Wily Werewolf))

Ok, This might be helpful to someone. In Ubuntu 15.10 guake has changed a little bit. To change your terminal to the right monitor you have to edit: /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/guake/guake_app....
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Remembering Guake keyboard layout

I use the Guake terminal a lot and one thing really bothers me. I use two keyboard layouts (Czech and English) and I often switch between one another in a way that every window has its layout (i.e. ...
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Drop down terminal that can split gnome [duplicate]

I am looking for a good drop down terminal that can be split for gnome. At work I use KDE and Yakuake and it works really good but I don't really like KDE that much. I installed Yakuake in gnome and ...
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Guake Preferences inaccessible [duplicate]

I have problem with configuring guake because when I try to open guake preferences it happening, but i don't know where. :( Preferences are inaccessible, I can't get to them. So there is my Q, is ...
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How can I assign guake to Fn + F7?

How can I assign Fn + F7 to be the Guake terminal? Currently, the shortcut is F12 but I have to use the Fn switch when I want to use brightness control. I could change brightness and use F7 both if I ...
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Yakuake not responding after hitting F12

I'm using Yakuake (it's a drop down terminal emulator) to manage my terminals and work in multiple terminals, switch between them... First you must launch the application and by clicking on F12 the ...
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Drop Down terminal in Ubuntu

Is there anyway to size down the drop down terminal Guake so that it doesn't take up the whole width of the screen?
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Ubuntu & XFCE - Guake transparency

I have Guake installed on Ubuntu with XFCE, problem with transparency. Instead windows below I see desktop wallpaper, what I can do with this problem?
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How to move tabs in guake

How to move the tabs in guake, e.g. tab1 tab2 --> tab2 tab1 Searched and found this thread : https://github.com/Guake/guake/issues/35 It says this issue and is fixed now, so anyone knows how to do ...
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How do I make guake appear on monitor currently in use or only primary monitor?

Guake keeps showing up on my tv which is my secondary monitor. I am using Ubuntu Mate 14.10. How can I fix this issue?
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Change auto-renaming in guake

Is there any way to remove path from tab name in guake? Usually I open several hosts in different tabs and I rename them all according to the host name. It is annoying to make the same action on every ...
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guake not working

I have seen other answers to this question, but I needed to post this again because there is no response from the maintainers on guake on this issue. i saw the possible answers in this ask ubuntu ...
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Guake flashes white when closing

When I close Guake, using F12, instead of fading out as it does on my laptop, it just flashes white. The activation animation works fine, it flies in from full transparency and quickly fades in. ...
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how to know which program uses key as keyshortcuts

related to https://github.com/Guake/guake/issues/316 F12 cannot be assigned as toggle guake terminal. How to know which program blocks it? Thanks in advance.
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How to zoom in & out of text within Guake Terminal

Problem Cannot zoom in & out of text when working within Guake Terminal. Attempts Within Ubuntu's default terminal the following key combination allows me to zoom-in: Ctrl+Shift+Shift+plus-...
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Keyboard shortcut increase/decrease font size when using Guake?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to increase or decrease the font size while using Guake? I have it in Guake preferences through a few clicks but if I am doing a presentation and the audience as a tough ...
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How to backup guake's settings

I've worked a lot on configuring guake to my needs but I can't find a way to export these changes (doesn't seem to be related to gnome-terminal's profiles). Is there a way to backup my "guake profile" ...
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Disable 'grave' button in Ubuntu 14.04

I want to bind in "guake terminal" grave ` button to some action, but can't do this, always get exception that "Cannot bind global grave button". Also I disabled ALT+` for "switches windows of ...