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Konsole is the terminal emulator for the K Desktop Environment.

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Vim on Konsole turns selected word invisible

Recently (I would say, after the last big KDE Neon update) whenever I use Vim on Konsole, when I put the cursor at the start of a word the word turns invisible, or rather it becomes the same color as ...
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How to display colored emojis in KDE Konsole?

GNOME terminal can correctly display colored emojis on my machine running Ubuntu 20.04.5. But on KDE Konsole, I cannot get the emojis to be displayed. I have searched the internet to no avail. I ...
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Cannot delete directories as sudo: Permission Denied

I am trying to remove directories with files and getting a permission denied error on Ubuntu 22.04.1. I've changed permissions to 777 for the directory and the parent directory but I still get the ...
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How to change font size of konsole by exec param?

Is it possible to change the font size dynamically on a konsole with command line parameters? Eg for the following entry: #!/usr/bin/env xdg-open [Desktop Entry] Exec=konsole ssh user@host... Or are ...
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How to install Pantheon Files (Elementary OS File Manager) in Ubuntu OS with ‘Open in Terminal’ in Context menu?

I've installed Pantheon File manager in Ubuntu OS. But ‘Open in Terminal’ is not available in Context menu. How to add it to Context menu?
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Xterm opens and closes inmediately

After installing Android-Studio IDE Xterm (also Konsole, MATE Terminal and others) won't open anymore. What happens is if I start the app there is for a fraction of a second the window but it closes ...
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Clear the terminal without stopping the program [duplicate]

Is it possible to clear a terminal but without having to stop the current running program
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Kubuntu 22.04 - konsole / bash no colors

I have a fresh kubuntu 22.04 installation. In konsole all characters are displayed in the same color. I used different color schemes but only one color is used. I noted that in 22.04 the ~/.bashrc ...
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How to call custom scripts from selections in konsole/dolphin

I use Kubuntu. In other to optimize some workflows I'd like to do two different (but related) things. select some files in dolphin, right click on them, and have a custom menu option that calls a ...
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Bash script, split Konsole tab to 2x2 grid and run a command on each

Is there a way to use a bash script to create a konsole with 4 parts (2 left and 2 rights) in the same tab. It should also run 4 different scripts on each part. thanks
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Kubuntu 22.04: konsole with its windows or tabs is no more usable, how a workaround

Until some days ago I have used Kubuntu 20.04. I have struggled with many bugs and missing features. The last item was how to achieve that the name of the actual pseudo terminal, e.g. "pts/12&...
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KDE 5.24 defaults to Konsole even if Terminator was selected as the default Terminal emulator

I've recently switched to KDE on my Ubuntu 22.04 and in the settings I'd set up Terminator to be the default Terminal emulator. But whenever I start terminal using Ctrl + Alt + T, the Konsole comes up ...
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Konsole always open new window instead of tab

i am using ubuntu 22.04 lts version and installed konsole terminal in gnome environment. when ever i open a telnet session it opens in a new window instead of tab. please help me. i am new to linux ...
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In kubuntu (KDE 5), can one use 'Save session' to restore an arbitrary application, even one that runs under Wine?

When I manually save a session in kubuntu (KDE Menu -> Leave -> Save session), then, after a reboot, some applications are restored, but others are not. Among the applications that are restored ...
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'cd' doesn't work with the value, received from 'read' statement in shell script [duplicate]

I wrote shell script, where I ask for input from the user: read -p "Please enter the value" VALUE But when I try to cd into $VALUE, received from read, I get an error: bash: cd: ~/omg/: No ...
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How to make confirmation when deleting files via terminal

cd Desktop/ rm bored.py I want it to confirm before it removes. (I use konsole btw)
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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 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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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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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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