Questions tagged [tabs]

Tabs allow you to view multiple pages in a web browser or other program at the same time, while being able to switch between them quickly and and efficently.

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gnome-terminal --tab opens a window in Xubuntu 16.04

On my laptop (Xubuntu 18.04) in the gnome-terminal the commands gnome-terminal gnome-terminal --tab both open a new tab. On my desktop (Xubuntu 16.04) they both open a new window. Changing the ...
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Chrome tabs too small to view their respective icons

I have more than 50 tabs opened on Chrome and their width is soo small I cannot even view their respective icons. EDIT : I tried : checked the chrome://flags for HiDPI but there is none. disabled ...
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GNOME Terminal - identical I/O among multiple tabs

So I've got this problem (?) - whenever I open multiple tabs whithin the GNOME Terminal window I get the very same view on every each of them (e.g. I open man pages on the 1st one - I've got man pages ...
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How can I make difftool meld aware of tabs to spaces on editing

I'm on ubuntu 18.04 and apt-get installed meld tool. Current version is 3.18.0. I've got files to be compared with mixed tabs and spaces. I want them 1) to show up and 2) I want to insert 4 spaces ...
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Terminology tabs are missing

Can't find a solution to have tabs showing like on other terminals. I can see the title of my current tab but can't see my other tabs even 4 are open. I can switch tabs with Ctrl-1, 2, 3 etc. or with ...
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rename tabs in ubuntu 18.04 terminal [duplicate]

Is there a way to change the name of individual tabs in the default gnome terminal? ie one tab is "tab1", the next tab is "another_tab" To be clear, I don't want to change the prompt, just the name ...
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Give a specific name to a terminal tab instance [duplicate]

Edit : other answer talked about change the title of the terminal, not a tab, but effectively they answer to my question too. Everything is great. I'm a newbie and I wonder how give a specific name ...
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can't select multiple tabs in Chrome

I am unable to select multiple tabs in Chrome by either the ctrl- or shift-click. Is this feature not supported on Linux? Is there a way to enable it? Thanks
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How to change quick key for next tab in Firefox from Ctrl+PgDown to Ctrl+End

I would like to change the quick keys for switching tabs in Firefox from Ctrl+PgUp and Ctrl+PgDown to Ctrl+Home and Ctrl+End. I think I can do it somewhere in about:config, but I can't find where. ...
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Where is the restore.js file located in Ubuntu?

I was using Mozilla Firefox and I had around 600 tabs on Onetab but suddenly all the tabs got lost and only tabs of yesterday were there. Through some links I found that backup is stored in restore.js ...
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Use no tabs in Gedit

How to force Gedit always, any time, in any place open new doc in a new window? And never, nowhere open it in a new tab?
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Configure Gedit to always open documents in new tab

Prior to updating to Ubuntu 17.04, opening new text documents always opened them in a new tab. But since updating, new text documents are always opening in a new window (even when a gedit window is ...
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How to open one (or more) gnome-terminal window with few tabs, each with different profile, when start/reboot the computer?

I have several profile for terminal. I can open all profiles on boot but they open in different windows with this cmd in startup applications: gnome-terminal --window-with-profile=ablack && ...
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Mozilla Firefox middle mouse button does not work

I use Mozilla Firefox 55.0.2, Ubuntu 17.04. Earlier, I used middle mouse button for opening a link in a new tab. However, in this version, it does not work. After reading older questions, I checked ...
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Does it sometimes look like an application has 2 windows open?

Sometimes when I use my Ubuntu installation it looks like there is 2 windows of an application on the side open. This normally happens after about an hour after using it. Is a new window really ...
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Auto remove tab-indents from everything I paste into the Ubuntu CLI?

Is there a utility I could install that will automatically remove ("sift") any tabulation indents from code blocks and heredocuments I paste into the Ubuntu CLI? For example, if I paste: ( ...
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How to close all instances of a program instantly?

My girlfriend's cat was walking on my laptop, and I didn't notice her. When I turned to check, I see that I have 32 "Archive Manager" tabs. How can I close them all instantly, as if using Alt+F4 on ...
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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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Set Bookmarks Page to open in a New Tab in Opera Browser

How do I set New Tab to open the Bookmarks page by default instead of Speed Dial in Opera Desktop version? I am using the latest Opera version 43. I am able to change the startup behavior which is ...
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Is it possible to open mails in tabs for evolution?

Is it possible to make evolution open messages in tabs, like thunderbird does?
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Changing Konsole tab bar colours

Using this doc page I've made a .css file to change the background colours of Konsole's tabs depending on which one is selected (the default colours are barely differentiable). However, when I ...
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Wheel gestures in ubuntu?

This question is a particular case of this one. Is there any program that can assign the key combination CTRL+TAB to the gesture RIGHT-CLICK+Mouse-wheel-up/down? Explanation: I haven't managed to ...
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How to switch tabs via keyboard shortcut in Firefox in reverse?

One can press CTRL + TAB in order to switch between tabs in Firefox, and the switch goes from left to right. But I was wondering if there is a keyboard shortcut which does it in reverse (when pressing ...
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Midori stopped displaying tabs bar on Lubuntu 16.04.1 and 14.04.4

I installed midori on Lubuntu 14.04.4 32 bit because it's relatively faster than other browsers and it stopped displaying the tabs bar soon after installing it. I have two accounts and the problem ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 window tabbing

Until Kubuntu 15.04, there was a very usefull function which let you adding multiple windows as tabs. In Kubuntu 15.04 and 15.10 I didn't find this option anymore. Is it removed or hidden? How can I ...
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How to switch tabs Terminal using Ctrl + Tab? [duplicate]

Ubuntu 14.04 I know that Ctrl + Pagedown/Pageup is used for tab switching Also we can change it in Edit > Keyboard shortcuts. I want to change the shortcut to Ctrl + Tab (forward) and Ctrl + Shift + ...
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How to tab a window to another via command line?

I have a program that opens a number of windows, which I want to attach as tabs to a main window. The program doesn't understand the KDE window tabs concept, so I would like to tab the windows ...
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Google chrome bookmarks

I have follow the instructions from Webex on Ubuntu and after that i have problems when i use the Chrome and i have monitor via HDMI in use, when i click on the Folder bookmark it opens on the other ...
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Open terminal tab NEXT to current (active) tab

I want to be able to open a new tab in the current terminal window, but have that new tab come up right next to the current one (on the right of it) rather than at the very right of the tabs. Is this ...
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How do I recover my firefox tabs?

I reinstalled my Ubuntu, I saved my profile that resides in ~/.mozilla/firefox/PROFILE. I assumed it would restore my tabs after I copied the profile back. History and such is available, but no tabs ...
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Open new tabs in main gmome-terminal window from main gmome-panel?

When you open a terminal from the panel in gnome-session-fallback you get a new gnome-terminal window. My goal is to have every subsequent gnome-terminal open from the panel to open as a tab in the ...
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Scrolling through tabs in Firefox without opening them

When we have many tabs open in Firefox we get one arrow on each side to scroll through the tabs. What I usually do is to use the mouse (yuck!) to click on those arrows to do the scrolling. How can I ...
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Any file browser well integrated into Ubuntu 14.04LTS desktop able to open desktop folders in tabs instead a new window?

Double clicking on folders in the desktop interface of Ubuntu will open them in Nautilus. This is a briefing of my research so far: I have installed PcManFM. I like it because it very quick. However, ...
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Tilda: no contrast between active and inactive tabs

This topic is very close to what was suggested in Gnome-terminal tabs: no contrast between active and inactive tabs. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and although the gtk.css configuration works fine with ...
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Any alternative to XTerm with splitting and tabs?

XTerm is great because I can view images inside it in w3m or ranger. However, as a terminal it does not support tabs or splitting. Is there an alternative that works like XTerm but supports splitting ...
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I'm running Ubuntu 12.4 how do I move a window from the top right corner

So I am running Ubuntu 12.4 and sometimes when I click on an Icon it puts the window in the top right/left hand corner and I can't figure out how to move it so I can close out of it or move it or put ...
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How to switch between tabs with keyboard?

How can I switch between tabs with keyboard in ubuntu? In windows I use Ctrl+Tab.
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Disable tabs in Firefox?

In recent versions of Ubuntu and particularly the upcoming 14.04LTS, I find that I prefer to not use tabs in Firefox, but rather use the app spread. So that's what I do. However, I haven't found a way ...
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How to enable mouse wheel scroll of tabs in gedit? [duplicate]

In gedit, one used to be able to use the mouse wheel to scroll through all the tabs opened. Now the function is gone. (mouse wheel working very fine, scroll through tabs still working on earlier ...
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How to open new tab in existing window using keyboard shortcuts on Ubuntu

Keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Alt+T opens a new terminal window on Linux. By default it opens 1 new terminal window. Is there a way how to customize how many new tabs are going to be opened? E.g. by using ...
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Output URL of open firefox tabs in terminal

I would like to find out the URLs of the currently opened firefox tabs with a terminal command. Is there any possibility? This way I would be able to write them into a text file and look at them ...
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Some fast way to save and restore tabs of Terminal?

I have a Terminal window with a dozen named tabs open. I would like to save the current configuration and have it restored with names and directories. Is there a way to do this?
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how to list opened nautilus tabs with qdbus?

I am trying to dig into qdbus for nautilus to get a list of opened tabs; I managed to do this so far: sites=(`qdbus |grep nautilus -i`); for siteSrc in ${sites[@]};do list=(`qdbus $siteSrc`); for ...
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ubuntu 12.04 autoclick

I dont know how to search for this problem.. more and more frequently when I start and login my machine, it opens the desktop, and as I open a folder, or if I go on the internet, it will just start ...
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Tabs in fullscreen Chrome/Chromium

I love Chrome and Chromium, but when I go full screen, I can't get to my other tabs anymore, which I can with Firefox. So my questions are: Am I alone or is this universal? Is there a fix? Is ...
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How do I switch between Kwin Window tabs?

How do you switch tabs when you attach a window as the tab of another? I wasn't able to find the corresponding KWin shortcuts to modify. I have realized that scrolling over the titlebar works, but is ...
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Is it possible to install and run Thunar 1.5.1 in Lubuntu 12.04?

I hear that a new Thunar (with tabs!!) is ready - see this. I have added the PPA and run the update and upgrade commands but I still have Thunar 1.2.3 In Synaptic, Thunar looks ready for upgrade: ...
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How to duplicate a tab in Firefox?

Is it possible to clone/duplicate tab in Firefox? Basicaly, the other new tab should contain the same history of the tab I'm trying to clone.
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How to make alt-w close current tab, not current window, in Gnome Shell

I'm trying Gnome Shell, after moving over from Unity. In Unity, I'd press ctrl+w to close the current tab, and alt+F4 to close the current window (e.g. in gedit and Firefox). Now, in Gnome Shell, ...
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Document tabs in texmaker

Is there any way to get texmaker to display the currently open documents in tabs (like every other program) instead of a drop down menu?