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Questions tagged [lxterminal]

LXTerminal is the LXDE version of the terminal emulator shipped by default on lubuntu

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Lubuntu 18.04 LXTerminal - strange behavior?

On a Dell Latitude 3540 laptop, sometimes an open LXTerminal window will "go funky" after suspend/resume, and result in the following behavior: What seems to happen is, Linefeeds are ignored. Tabs ...
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Terminal only outputs last few lines and everything before is deleted

I am using grep to find strings in multiple files. It outputs a lot of text which is what I need, but then terminal just deletes all the output while grep continues working and so I can see only last ...
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How to customize the LXTerminal console in Lubuntu 16.04?

first say hello, I'm new to the site. I just installed Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS on my computer and I still have to familiarize myself with the OS. One of the things I can not change is the appearance of ...
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How to change the default terminal in dolphin?

OS: Lubuntu 18.04 x64 I installed Dolphin file explorer and it works just fine. Only the terminal wouldn't open! When I try: Tools -> Open terminal, nothing happens! Also when I try to activate the ...
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How to make my terminal emulator not close upon Alt+F4?

In Ubuntu 16.04, I am using lxterminal (I guess solutions for gnome-terminal might also work for lxterminal, since they are very similar to each other). For switching between tabs, I hit Alt +...
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How do I specify the position of an lxterminal?

Using Lubuntu 16.04 LTS. The terminal program is lxterminal. In Ubuntu with gnome-terminal I can specify size and location like: gnome-terminal --geometry=80x30+100+100 However in Lubuntu running ...
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Right CTRL not working in Lubuntu LXTerminal (but Left Ctrl does)

New Linux User. Tried nano in Lubuntu 17.10 LXTerminal. Right Ctrl commands do not work. Left Ctrl commands do. I am running in Oracle VirtualBox. Why? Ctrl is surely Ctrl whether coming from the ...
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How To make LXTerminal of lubuntu 16.04 transparent?

I want to know How To make LXTerminal of lubuntu 16.04 transparent ?
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Can't Open LXTerminal from PCMan 1.2.4

Windows Machine using Oracle VirtualBox, Ubuntu. I inadvertantly let my file system get full. While working on this issue, at some point PCManFM lost its connection to open LXTerminal at the currect ...
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Shortcut to open Terminal isn't working in Lubuntu

I have a problem. I tried to change my default terminal on Lubuntu but I changed it back. The problem is that I can't use the Ctrl+Alt+T to open lxterminal. Actually does nothing, even if I change the ...
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How do I run Pinguy Builder 4.X on Xubuntu 16.04/xfce from terminal?

I have previously installed Pinguy Builder beta; however, after looking in the Wisker Menu I couldn't find Pinguy Builder. Then I tried in terminal: gksu pinguybuilder However nothing happens.
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How to keep Lxterminal open after running .desktop shortcut

I made a .desktop file to compile and execute a c++ file but the terminal (lxterminal - lubuntu) is not holding after running the file. Although I did mark "Keep terminal window open after command ...
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is terminal code in lubuntu and ubuntu the same? [closed]

I am a new linux user and i installed Lubuntu on my old pc. I found that learning codes of lxterminal is quite rewarding. Codes of Ubuntu are quite easily found. Are the codes for Ubuntu and Lubuntu ...
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How lubuntu works? [closed]

I just installed lubuntu 16.04 but I do not know anything at all in how it works. How does it work? Everything that I need to install, I just have to type it in the LXTerminal? Or I have to search ...
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Access to directory through terminal - No such directory or file

Whenever I try to access a directory through the terminal I get the message "No such directory or file". I can easily access /home, but not /home/nico/etc. I've also tried by copy/paste the directory ...
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.desktop invoking perl and terminal blinks on and off without running; yet runs fine using EXEC line in terminal

My problem is getting a .desktop file that runs a script with parameter(s) in a terminal to stay open rather than blink on and off, presumably taking with it the error messages I need. I show some ...
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Default terminal changes are not applied to desktop launchers and nautilus-open-terminal

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The desktop environment is Unity. I changed my default terminal to lxterminal in this way: https://stackoverflow.com/a/16808639/5900630. Now, if I press Ctrl+T, ...
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How to input chinese character in bash console?

My system is lubuntu,all chinese character can be displayed correctly,and it can be input correctly on gedit , leaf ,firefox. It can't be inputed on my bash console,how to fix it? locale LANG=zh_CN....
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Why chinese characters can be displayed in LXTerminal not in Root Terminal?

The desktop in my pc is lxde.I found that chinese character can be displayed in LXTerminal when to login with common user and chinese character can not be displayed in Root Terminal when to login ...
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Lubuntu gtar not responding

I am using Lubuntu32 bit. ubuntu 15.10, linux4.2.0 32 bit in VM ware. I am trying to install prismtech DDS community edition for a cross compiler. In the instructions I was asked to use gtar ......... ...
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Using Tab in an LXTerminal keyboard shortcut?

I'd like to re-map the Next Tab and Previous Tab shortcuts in LXTerminal to match tab switching in my web browser: Ctrl+Tab and Ctrl+Shift+Tab, respectively. Unfortunately, there aren't any examples ...
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Check all modified date of file with in last 5 day in terminal.

I need to get all modified date time-stamp from last 5 days for a file in terminal, so suggest me command to check that. I am new to Linux command programming, so help me out. Thanks in advance.
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Terminator not executing command while Lxterminal does

Using Ubuntu 12.04 with fluxbox, installed from mini iso, no DE. The problem is as follows: In my fluxbox menu I have the following two lines: [exec] (Textfile) {/usr/bin/terminator -e /usr/bin/...
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Different keys for “Ctrl+Backspace” in xterm vs LXTerminal

I'm comming from Windows an GUI applications, so I'm used to Ctrl+Backspace to be the keyword-delete mapping. I'm also used to bash and Terminal emulator (LXTerminal now, but also with Ubuntu's ...
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Authenticated pakage virtualbox

i am trying to install virtualbox in ubuntu on the terminal: varel@varel-Pc:~$ sudo apt-get install virtualbox [sudo] password for varel: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How to launch the terminal automatically on startup? [duplicate]

I use the terminal each time I use Ubuntu so am looking for a way of opening it automatically on each startup. Currently I'm using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Alt + T which does the job pretty well ...
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how to install lxterminal 0.2.0-1 (vivid) in Lubuntu 14.04

How to install this specific version of LXterminal in Lubuntu? I have tried synaptic package manager but it tells me that my lxterminal it's up to date. EDIT: I am interested in this version because ...
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Lubuntu: Make Control+Alt+T open a new terminal on top of all windows?

I'm using Lubuntu. Whenever I open a terminal using Ctrl+Alt+T, it opens lxterminal behind whichever window is currently focused. Is there any way for this shortcut to open lxterminal on top of all ...
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Blocking Start of Terminal

If you type this simple test command: gnome-terminal -x bash -c "ls;sleep 3" You will find that it returns immediately (the newly created terminal, of course, lingers for three seconds). This is in ...
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Manpages not showing output properly

I changed my Terminal colours and now when I open any manpage for help, it's not showing the proper output. But when I switch back to the default colours, manpages display properly. Why is it so? ...
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is there a way to customize keyboard shortcuts in LxTerminal?

Is there a way to change or add keyboard shortcuts within the LxTerminal application? My specific desire is to change the bindings for previous and next tab so they match the shortcuts in my other ...
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desktop file can t run script in terminal

    I want to make a button on my lxpanel to launch a program that prints out in a pop-up lxterminal “Hello World!”, so I use the technique that I successfully implemented before ...
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node.js not starting by default in Lubuntu guest running in Oracle VM VirtualBox

I'm using Lubuntu 14.10 in Oracle VM VirtualBox. I installed node.js using nvm. After installation, I could run node --version in the same terminal and the version installed showed up. However, I ...
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How to cd to $RECYCLE.BIN?

I made a dualboot between Windows 8.1 and Lubuntu 14.04. I tried access the Lubuntu files with a ext2/3/4 driver for Windows. But when I went back for Lubuntu, there are in / a folder named $RECYCLE....
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'Run command as login shell' in LXTerminal

So I'm trying to get RVM setup on Lubuntu using instructions here. They say to change my shell settings, but the UI of Lubuntu / LXTerminal doesn't have that option (as far as I could see). If I try ...
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I updated to ubuntu 14.04 but now it does not show any files in home and also terminal [duplicate]

I updated to ubuntu version 14.04 first it was showing blank screen but after running some codes now it opens but does not show any files in home folder it does not even fetch terminal
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lxterminal prompt unwanted characters

I'm on fresh Lubuntu 14.04 installation. I am using LXTerminal and this is the prompt I'm setting through .bashrc file: export PS1="\e[0;36m$ \w \e[m" Assume I enter a command up to 15 characters ...
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Sorting the output of my directory

How can i create a new file called Option1.txt on my desktop. This file should contain the contents of my 'home' directory. And how would i make my output is: Sorted alphabetically by entry ...
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The command could not be located because '/sbin' is not included in the PATH environment variable

I have a severe problem today: when I type ifconfig it does not show ip configuration on ubuntu 12.04. Can anyone help me on this? Here is the result of ifconfig: Command 'ifconfig' is available in '...
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How to execute a python file from LXTerminal?

I have created a .py file and saved it in my "Python" folder located on my desktop. Now, I want to execute that particular file named "use.py". How can I execute the file using LXTerminal?
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Why am I seeing only 8 colors in terminal (Xterm)?

I'm running Xubuntu 13.04 and I want to use Vim as my default editor for everything. I have downloaded many vim color schemas and tried them out, but all of them don't look like the official ...
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How to costumize Terminal on Lubuntu like Mint

How to customize terminal Lubuntu likes Mint? If in mint at myhome directory /home/akhfiya: olivia akhfiya# but in lubuntu: akhfiya@olivia:/home/akhfiya/# I confused how to change terminal ...
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How I can set-up LXTerminal in Lubuntu to start maximized?

When I push CTRL + ALT + T I want see my default LXTerminal in Lubuntu 13.04 in full size (not like F11). I know that I can push CTRL + ALT + F1 and get tty-terminal - it good for some situations, but ...
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How to install bnetd in Lubuntu from command line?

I am trying to install bnetd on lubuntu and i got error compiling it (I have never compiled anything yet) I execute this at the terminal: loading cache ./config.cache checking host system type... ...
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LXTerminal and XTerm Resize Command

I want to execute a command in a bash script that will resize the terminal window. In xterm xterm -geometry=30x30 will create a new xterm window, and lxterminal --geometry=30x30 will create a new ...
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How do I show the pwd at the top of a terminal?

How do I display my present working directory (PWD) at the top of a terminal? I do not want the PWD in the body of the terminal. Presently my PS1 is !:.
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Conflict between variable substitution and CJK characters in BASH

I encountered a problem with variable substitution in the BASH shell. Say you define a variable a. Then the command $> echo ${a//[0-4]/} prints its value with all the numbers ranged between ...
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pound sign and shift-tilde in aterm

I'm having an issue with aterm whereby typeing the pound sign (shift+3) gives me 'ţ', and shift-tilde gives 'Ŭ'. These keys are the only two which don't work properly. Interestingly they work ...
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Lxde - desktop file for opening files in lxterminal

I have a .desktop file in .local/share/applications for opening text files in vim (console version). This works perfectly in gnome, unity. In Lxde it fails. I tried using lxterminal in place of gnome-...
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How do I add parameters to programs launched from Lubuntu's Application Launch Bar?

I've just started trying out Lubuntu 12.04. I know I can edit ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml to assign keyboard shortcuts to open programs with certain parameters. For example, I can specify that ...