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Konsole is the terminal emulator for the K Desktop Environment.

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XUbuntu & Konsole: Right Click -> Open File Manager opens VLC instead of Thunar

I am running XUbuntu 20.04. I have installed konsole and use it instead of the default console that comes with XUbuntu. When I right click on a konsole, there is an option to "Open File Manager&...
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In Kubuntu, in Konsole menu "Settings": choosing "Manage Profiles" causes the same as choosing "Configure Konsole": yields "Configure -- Konsole"

In Kubuntu 20.04 I use the Terminal "Konsole" and in each Konsole ten windows, created by "+ Start New Instance". All the normal way, functioning over months. Suddenly in two of ...
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In Kubuntu, in settings Konsole-tabs: what means "Threshold for continuous silence"

In Kubuntu 20.01 in Settings -> Edit Current Profile -> Tabs there is the item: +++++ beg Tab Monitoring Threshold for continuous silence +++++ end Please, what does mean: 1. Tab Monitoring 2. &...
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Accidentaly broke Konsole (Kubuntu) after changing the default command

I was testing some features in Konsole (Plasma's terminal) and accidentally set the command when you open it to something that is not bash and now it just flashes when I open. The default command to ...
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Styling the split pane window in Konsole

Konsole allows you to use style sheets to customize the Tab bar. Is there a similar mechanism to customize the split pane window title bar? Specifically, the gray area that says ":bash" and &...
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KDE Plasma: Cannot reassign the launch shortcut for Konsole

OS: Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.15 The keyboard shortcut to launch Konsole is set to Ctrl+Alt+T. I would like to change it to Ctrl+Alt+P, but it doesn't work. Here are the two things I've tried:...
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When i open kate from terminal, i get multiple messages so How do i get rid of those messages?

$ kate Icon theme "gnome" not found. Icon theme "ubuntu-mono-dark" not found. Icon theme "Mint-X" not found. Icon theme "elementary" not found. Icon theme "...
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Starship Prompt not working properly on Kubuntu

I'm just learning how to work with the terminal, and after watching some videos, I really liked the way the Starship Prompt looks. Before installing the snap, I installed the powerline and firacode ...
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Open terminal and run sudo command on startup

I have a custom command script called uua, that I put in /bin, and made it executable with chmod +x. I want my console to launch on startup and run the uua command, without me putting in the password ...
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Change default terminal with right-click option "Open in Terminal" in file manager

I have installed Konsole on Ubuntu 20.04.2 and I want to set it as the default terminal emulator for which I have run sudo update-alternatives --config x-terminal-emulator. When I go to the file ...
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Why is Konsole hanging when I switch to it?

I'm on Kubuntu 20.04 with Plasma 5.18.5 (running Kwin), Qt 5.12.8 and Kernel 5.4.0.74-generic with an AMD Ryzen 9 3900x, 64GB RAM and an AMD Radeon PRO WX 2100 on an SSD. After some time of my machine ...
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After update to 21.04 my alias in bashrc no longer works

I have appended this alias in my .bashrc file: alias libreoffice="flatpak run org.libreoffice.LibreOffice/x86_64/stable" Prior to the update (from Kubuntu 20.10 to Kubuntu 21.04) this alias ...
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Running Commands In Split Konsole Via qdbus

I'm trying to write a script that will create a split Konsole & run a bunch of commands, similar to tmuxinator. Konsole has arguments to run commands in tabs, but the only way I found to do it in ...
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Install latest Konsole on non KDE-based distros

I'd like to install latest konsole on Ubuntu 20.10. I see in the public repo that latest version is konsole/groovy,now 4:20.08.2-0ubuntu1 amd64, but I know that the current latest is 21.04.1. Is there ...
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does konsole have a keyboard only block selection mode or is it broken

I would like to select a group of words using the keyboard only. https://docs.kde.org/stable5/en/applications/konsole/key-bindings.html here they did have "Ctl-Shift-B" to enter block ...
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konsole window gets larger each time it opens

i'm trying konsole (though still using gnome as the WM), and i like it, but the window gets about 2 lines taller after each time it opens and closes. changing the "initial terminal size" ...
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open in terminal doesn't work after changing default terminal to Konsole

I recently changed my terminal-emulator from gnome-terminal to Konsole(because Konsole has a better support for rtl and has more options). Everything went well, except two things: when i try to use ...
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zsync link error

I've been using zsync for the last few months in order to keep up with the daily lives and recently the link for the zsync file for ubuntu studio has been causing an error in konsole.
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What is the default terminal for Ubuntu?

I have kubuntu, which is with KDE, but the Konsole has been glitchy for me and what are other terminals are good for Ubuntu. Basically, what is the default terminal for Ubuntu? I think KDE just ...
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How to scale Konsole background image

By default, background image is not scaled, which means a good resolution picture will be extremely zoomed in. I Remember reading setting this wasn't doable in the UI, but was doable in the config ...
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How to change Konsole tab icon?

In previous versions of Konsole, I could set a custom icon for a Konsole tab using echo -e "\033]32;/path/to/file.svg\007" # from Bash print(f"\033]32;{iconPath}\007", end="...
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How can I stop Konsole from converting hard tabs to spaces?

Open Konsole, and try a command like this one: $ echo -e 'a\tb\tc' a b c Now copy and paste the result into a spreadsheet application like LibreOffice Calc, or Google Sheets. If you had used ...
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Konsole terminal on Gnome 3 is old and some icons are missing

I'm using konsole as a terminal emulator and I love it. In my opinion it is just better then the default gnome-terminal so I would like to keep using it on Ubuntu v20.04 where I have GNOME v3.36.3. ...
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Virtualbox not able to run VMs. Kernel driver not installed [duplicate]

VirtualBox does not want to run VMs. It says the kernel driver is not installed. I reinstalled the virtualbox-dkms package and ran 'modprobe vboxdrv' as root but it still doesn't work.
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terminal applications start blank

I am using Kubuntu, 18.04. I have the following strange problem: When launching any terminal application (Konsole, gnome-terminal, Dolphin file manager with am embedded console window) they start ...
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Terminal starts fast, but takes time to get ready

I'm on Kubuntu 20.04 and it's been a while since I've noticed that even though the konsole terminal starts fast after I enter the shortcut, it takes some seconds for the command prompt itself to ...
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Terminal Errors in Kubuntu 20.04

I am getting a strange printout of what appears to be errors in my terminal when I load the app in Kubuntu 20.04. I first noticed it while using Hyper Terminal, but then I tried Konsole and got the ...
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see images preview in terminal

I search for a program to list pictures graphically in my terminal. I found this related question but most of answers provide a solution to view the images in terminal which is not my case because I ...
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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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kate konsole problem

I have installed Konsole and I like to have Terminal window below my Kate, but it is not active even I have set Terminal Tool View on. image 1 image 2
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Cannot use the solve() function in GNU R with Ubuntu 20.04

Yesterday I updated my Kubuntu 19.10 machine to 20.04 and I am happy with the upgrade so far. But I have spotted a critical issue with my GNU R installation after the update, and ask for your help. ...
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How to change username colour in Konsole

So my Konsole used to look like this but now it's all green and boring I don't know what happened and I'm still using the same Breath2 theme created by Manjaro. The username is not yellow anymore.
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KDE Konsole Shortcut to Launch New Tab with different profile

I've been trying to figure out how to set a short cut to launch a new tab, with a specific profile, but I can't seem to find an option. Effectively I want to emulate the highlighted Menu option below: ...
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One-click: Open terminal, run commands, keep using the terminal

I need a bash script that does the following: open a new terminal change to a specific directory run a command in that directory keep the terminal open for further use Specifically I want to: open ...
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How do I change the date language in the terminal?

if I do an ls -l, I get output such as the following: -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 93584 Apr 21 2017 zipsplit -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 26624 Ott 5 2018 zjsdecode -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root ...
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How to erase all Konsole preferences?

I was configuring my terminal preferences in Konsole and made it so it runs a command every time I open terminal. But the command is invalid so as soon as I open it, the app closes. How would I erase ...
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Why does konsole ignore accessibility settings?

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS with kubuntu-desktop and SDDM, the KDE Plasma display manager. I told accessibility to flash the window for terminal bell. (I also told it to use /usr/share/sounds/...
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Get up-arrow command history in Konsole on Ubuntu

The up-arrow doesn't seem to work for command history in Konsole which I have installed in Ubuntu 19.04. Is this a KDE thing or should I change a setting somewhere? Here are the general settings of ...
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Konsole starts in SU mode and asks for password in every window and tab

I am a bit of a newby and I have stumbled upon an annoying thing. Everytime I open a konsole, it is in su and asks for my password. I have searched around and tried all the things recommended on this ...
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The language of many buttons for kde applications (e.g. Konsole, kate, gimp) appear to be in Arabic

I have recently moved from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04. When I use KDE as my desktop environment many of the buttons for applications appear to be in Arabic (I think - but could be another language I am ...
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Konsole -- 'Unable to locate package power' -- Power Manager unable to initialize

My power manager was working, but now it's not. It won't start up, I cant purge it in Konsole or install it again, because Konsole won't find it.
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Konsole split screen replicates the same terminal

I've just installed Kubuntu 18.04 and when I press Ctrl-Shift-) in konsole, the screen is split in two, but they are the same terminal: what I type in one of them gets typed in the other. I don't ...
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sometimes I get locked out of 'konsole'. Why could this be?

I have been using KDE's konsole as a terminal emulator. However, sometimes the konsole window is selected (the window bar is showing that) but my input is not being read to bash. The cursor is not ...
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konsole loses its ability to copy

I'm running on Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS. My window manager is Cinammon 3.6.7. I run konsole (version 15.12.3) as my terminal, because I like its features. As far as I know, I don't have any KDE installed ...
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How do I control when bash auto-completion shows a paged list of completions?

In my previous linux installations the bash auto-completion has always worked without problems. If I wanted to do anything to files, giving a prefix of the filename and pressing tabulator listed all ...
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Shortcut to open kde konsole at current location

How can I create a shortcut to open kde konsole at current location? For example, if I am in Download directory, I want the konsole to start from that location. Is it possible using a shortcut? I am ...
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Konsole terminal showing tearing when running commands

I'm getting this weird "screen tearing" kind of effect when running commands on my terminal The tearing actually shows what's behind the terminal, in this case I had youtube on Firefox behind the ...
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Adjustment of konsole (and other CLI app) vertical line spacing, is it possible?

Is it possible to reduce the vertical line spacing in konsole? Under Settings/Advanced, there is a Line Spacing option but it only goes down to 0 and even at 0 there is considerable space in between ...
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How to run openconnect with username and password in a line in the terminal?

I use openconnect in Ubuntu 16.04 terminally, when I want to run it, I need to enter three phases: "yes/no" "username" "password" How can I bypass above phases using openconnect in a line (e.g. ...
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Trying to delete clamav folders in Trash, but gettting error

I've looked through other methods for deleting files from Trash, but these clamav folders are being stubborn. Every time I try to delete in Trash folder or Konsole I get this error message: Could not ...