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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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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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 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 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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How to get previous behaviour of alt-tab task switcher in 11.10

When I press Alt+Tab the task switcher appears. Unfortunately, the behaviour in 11.10 has changed. Previously, in 11.04, I would see all applications, I could see if an application was minimised (it ...
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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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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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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 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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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 can I place Gedit's tab close buttons on the left?

I would like to make Gedit fit more to the Ubuntu default themes Ambiance and Radiance. Therefore I would like to place the tab close buttons on the left instead of the right of each tab. I asked a ...
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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 ...