Questions tagged [konsole]

Konsole is the terminal emulator for the K Desktop Environment.

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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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odd vim behavior after upgrade to ubuntu 20.10

After installing 20.10, I found that vi/vim now behaves oddly: editing an APL function causes the appearance of comment lines (starting with the lamp (⍝ - for illumination) to slide over by a space ...
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Unable to install meteor.js on Kubuntu 20.04

I am trying to install meteor.js using Konsole but it's working. I had run this command- curl https://install.meteor.com/ | sh got-Command 'curl' not found, but can be installed with: sudo apt ...
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Konsole cutting off messages from my bashrc on startup

I have "fortune | cowsay" in my .bashrc. When I open a Konsole session, I expect to be able to see the full message, but instead it sometimes gets cut off: cowsay getting cut off on Konsole ...
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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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Stop Konsole opening with Krusader

I cant figure out why Konsole is opening to run Krusader. On Kubuntu 18.04. None of my other apps do this, even the gnome ones. Ive searched and tried numerous workarounds and have one working from ...
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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 ...
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Konsole does not open in current directory (pwd)

Some file managers, such as pcmanfm or pcmanfm-qt, open terminals in the current directory by setting $PWD before opening the terminal. Most terminals behave as expected. This includes xterm, gnome-...
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Kubuntu: Konsole wrap on resize option?

Is there any option to enable word wrap in Konsole when the user is resizing the window? If I'm typing commands on my own the word warp applies but only on the commands part. parse_git_branch() { ...
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kdeinit5 starts background konsoles with high CPU usage

I am using KDE Neon LTS 5.12, sometimes, for some unknown reason, I can see a high CPU usage that comes from started konsoles by kdeinit5. Every konsole has no window and uses up to 17% CPU ...
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Error Modifying Intel Powerclamp Ratio?

Following the Intel Powerclamp instructions (https://www.kernel.org/doc/Documentation/thermal/intel_powerclamp.txt), I tried setting the ratio using their recommended Konsole entry: sudo sh -c "echo ...
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Transparent Terminal sometimes not working

I normally have my konsole configured to have a transparent background color, but it's sometimes just not working ("This color scheme uses a transparent background which does not appear to be ...
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Konsole closes after few 10 minutes

After kernel update to 4.4.0-92-generic #115-Ubuntu SMP (16.04.3 LTS), I noticed that konsole app terminates (without notification) after 10 mins when there is no activity on konsole(like typing etc). ...
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How to set a gif/video as a terminal background?

As stated in the title, I want to have a moving terminal background. I'm currently using Konsole which does accept gif files as a background, however only the first frame is displayed. Can any of you ...
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konsole bash: file/dir not found or no permission

I inadvertedly opended a konsole and was confused by login (user ID, connect), entered wrong details and shut down the computer rather than exiting as required. /proc/bus/input/devices Response: ...
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How can i start additional konsole and run some commands in it?

The following doesn't work for me: #!/bin/bash commands () { cd ~/Yola pwd } export -f commands konsole --noclose -e "bash -c 'commands'" New konsole opens, but commands are not executed....
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konsole -e does not work anymore

I just upgraded to kubuntu 17.04 and the konsole -e does not work anymore. Using it in a script to simply execute commands in a new window (sort of a user menu) All was fine on kubuntu 16.04 Any ...
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Characters not displayed correctly on Konsole from the SSH banner

I have configured a ssh banner on my remote server: ███████╗ █████╗ ███╗ ██╗ █████╗ ██████╗ ██╗ ██╗ █████╗ ███╗ ██╗██████╗ ╚══███╔╝██╔══██╗████╗ ██║██╔══██╗██╔══██╗██║ ██╔╝██╔══██╗████╗ ██║██╔...
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Konsole - silence in session 'Default'

Why is my Konsole generating notifications every 10 seconds after a keypress in statusbar "Konsole -- silence in session 'Default'". In "Configure Notifications -- Plasma" I can deselect ...
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How to install a new theme of konsole in Kubuntu?

I have tried the method mentioned on GitHub, but I don't know what would be the format of the colorscheme file. Also, can anyone give some recommendations about nice theme of konsole?