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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Changing Konsole tab bar colours

Using the doc page Using Style Sheet for the Tab Bar, 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 ...
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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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Confirmation prompt for thunar before closing all tabs?

I frequently use thunar with multiple tabs, however sometimes I accidentally press Alt+f4 and close the entire window when I only mean to close the tab. I realize the keybind Ctrl+w only closes the ...
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Re-attach detached Terminal Tabs

Is there a way in Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS that once a tab of "Terminal" window is detached from that window, to re-attach that tab to the another already opened Terminal window (with other tabs) again?
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toggle over tabs in terminal with mouse wheel in 20.04

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 and I am unable to toggle between the tabs in the terminal with the mouse wheel, which was fine in 18.04. I can't find where this feature is enabled. Is it possible ...
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Why does klicking links open two identical tabs in a new Firefox window?

I am using Kubuntu 18.04 and currently Firefox 75.0 as my default browser. When I click on links in some applications (Kmail, Okular, Signal Messenger Desktop) a new Firefox window is opened and two ...
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Chrome through xdg-open lose current session tabs and open new window

When I close google chrome with tabs and then open, I get all my tabs reopen(set this option in settings). But, when any app launch open any link(url_1), google chrome open new window with this link. ...
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Echo remove first tab

I have reading a TSV like 1\tALBERT\tfield3 2\tBERTA\tfield3 3\tCAMUS\tfield3 \tDEMO\tfield3 5\tEPHEM\tfield3 I do echo $firstline"| cut -d$'\t' -f1 It prints 1, but echo $fourthline"| cut -d$'\...
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How to move between Nautilus panes?

I believe Nautilus is the file system in Ubuntu. When I have two tabs open, in say my home directory, how do I move between them easily? Is there a shortcut key? For example: In Firefox, Ctrl + Tab ...
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Open terminal with multiple tabs and execute application which uniquely modifies PS1 variable for each tab

What I'm trying to do: Write a script to open 3 tabs. cd into a different folder in each tab (ie: run a unique command). get each tab to have a unique title by modifying its local PS1 variable ...
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Open Nautilus as a new tab in an existing window

Currently, if I click a launcher, shortcut icon, etc., I will get a new Nautilus window. If there is already a Nautilus window open, I would rather it open up in a new tab in the existing window (as ...
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Ubuntu 18.04, terminal has no option to use tabs

From everything I've read, I SHOULD have an option under preferences to open new terminals in Tabs, and ctrl-alt-t should open a new tab, not a new terminal - but I'm missing that option :( When I ...
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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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Ubuntu terminal ssh and use session to auto create tabs and open defined log files

I have created a keyboard shortcut that initiates an SSH session to my server which works as expected and there is no issue with that. However, to enable faster access to multiple log files I have ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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pdf reader that supports tabs

I want a pdf that is sort of browser-like , I mean that you can open many pdfs and one session and navigate between them in tabs, foxit reader does that on windows, I don't know about foxit reader ...
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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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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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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 move to a new tab in gedit using the keyboard?

If I have multiple tabs open, how do I move from one to another? (Ubuntu 11.10; gedit 3.2.1)
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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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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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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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How to close multiple gnome-terminals?

I am running 16 debug processes simultaneously with our adapted gdb (called e-gdb). The processes are invoked by a bash script, using: gnome-terminal -e 'e-gdb -x gdbNN.cmd progNN.e' To manage the ...
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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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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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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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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 ...