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Terminator is a terminal emulator that lets you arrange multiple terminals in one window.

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`terminator` terminal won't play bell sound

On my PC, inside gnome-terminal in Ubuntu 18.04, the bell sound plays just fine when I run this: echo -e "\a" However, in the terminator terminal (sudo apt install terminator), which I now ...
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Change the username of in PS1 to any arbatrary strings temporally

I set my terminal prompt as: $ echo $PS1 ${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)}\[\033[01;32m\]\u@\h\[\033[00m\]:\[\033[01;34m\]\w\[\033[00m\]:\n$ It display as: me@alpha:/: How could change the username ...
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terminator: permission denied for sudo

I updated to Ubuntu 20.04. When I use the default terminal, everything is fine. But if try to use terminator, I cannot use sudo. I get permission denied. Again, only when using terminator. How can I ...
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Terminator - command not found

I am new to Linux and installed Terminator. While i can perform basic commands like cd, ls etc no application command will work. npm , sh, foreman for example all say command not found or the likes. ...
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Which tab is currently selected in Terminator?

In the terminal emulator Terminator, I find that it's hard to tell which tab I have selected at any given time. Here's what the tabs look like in Terminator. Here's what the tabs look like in Gnome ...
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Change default gnome-terminal to terminator

Changing default terminal is supposed to be be done with: sudo update-alternatives --config x-terminal-emulator (as mentioned in https://stackoverflow.com/questions/16808231/how-do-i-set-default-...
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Hierarchy of colors in a terminal

It seems there are a lot of ways to control the colors you see in a terminal. Colors can be controlled by the terminal emulator program you're using (e.g. in Terminator or the defualt Gnome Terminal'...
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Ctrl + Alt + T opening terminator as 'X-terminal-emulator', not strictly 'terminator' on Ubuntu 18.04

The problem is following: Ctrl + Alt + T shortcut is opening terminator, but as a 'X-terminal-emulator'. I can open terminator as 'Terminator' through terminator command or icon shortcut, but is ...
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Terminal colors rendering darker on 20.04

For some reason, way terminal colors are rendered seems to have changed after upgrading from 18.04 to 20.04. To take a concrete example, here's what terminator looks like in 18.04. And here's what it ...
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Terminator is not launching after updating

I am not able to launch terminator for this occurs: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/terminator", line 122, in <module> TERMINATOR.create_layout(OPTIONS.layout) File "/...
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Terminator does not start after updating

I use terminator all the time and would like to get it working again. The issue may be with updating my system. I recently updated things to use a wacom tablet and installed some drivers. I read ...
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Terminator does not add to dock icon when opened via Ctrl+Alt+T

UBUNTU 18.04 and Gnome3 desktop. I have installed Terminator and set it to be default terminal application. So, when I press Ctrl+Alt+T it pops up instead of default terminal application. I also ...
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How can I make bpython3 to open via Terminator?

I had changed my default terminal to be Terminator before. Since then, Ctrl + Alt + T opens Terminator instead of default terminal program. I recently installed bpython. If I open a terminal(...
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terminal issue dotenv: source '.env' file in the directory?

When I open a terminal or change directory this message appears on my terminal. I am using ubuntu 18.04 have any solutions?
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Is there any plugin available to highlight the matched search text in Terminator?

I would like to search from the tail result in my current tab. Terminator provides option to search for certain text - but since it's not highlighting the matched text not able to find it easily. Is ...
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Custom terminator layout closes window when Ctrl+C is pressed

Hello I am running custom terminator layout with splitted windows, each of the windows run it's specific command. When I run the terminator everything is fine the command execute as they should, but ...
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Installing Terminator for ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I've been trying to install terminator for my ubuntu 18.04, but I couldn't install it with apt and after adding ppa:gnome-terminator, in apt update I get this error: Err:8 http://ppa.launchpad.net/...
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Terminator does not work

I installed terminator and it was working very well, but suddenly It stopped working. When I add terminator repository, I got this error: Command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome-terminator/ppa ...
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Why is Terminator sending double characters to terminals that aren't selected in broadcast mode?

I'm installing 3 servers in parallel, and am using Terminator with a 3-way split pane to do so. Any time I go to the context menu in Terminator, and I use the broadcast feature to select "broadcast ...
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Creating a duplicate Terminator application in /usr/bin/

I'm trying to copy my /usr/bin/terminator as downloaded on Ubuntu 18 with apt-get install terminator. I do sudo cp /usr/bin/terminator /usr/bin/terminator2. When I run terminator2 though, I get a ...
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Creating distinct duplicates of applications in Gnome3

Previously on Ubuntu 16 I had 3 duplicates of Terminator in /usr/share/applications/ (t3.desktop, t4.desktop, and t5.desktop) so that I could use each for a different use case - vim for coding, vim ...
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Terminator does not appear in the application switcher and Launcher when using Unity in Ubuntu 18.04

I installed the Unity desktop environment in Ubuntu 18.04 and even though everything is working properly, the Terminator app is not being included in the application switcher, making it unreachable by ...
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On Ubuntu 18 Terminator windows are not grouped under same icon in Dock in a Wayland session

I recently bumped into a very itchy problem on Ubuntu 18.04. That is for each started terminator windows a dedicated icon is created on Dock. Additionally, these icons are shown as "not identified" ...
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Accidental transparent window

I have pressed some strange combination of keys while in the terminator window and it seems to have sent them in some kind of 'background' by making the windows transparent. The first image is the ...
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minimize button dissapeared on Terminator window

A week ago without aparent reason, the Terminator window stopped showing the minimize button (maximize and close are present). Also, Terminator does not appears while switching task with Alt-Tab. It ...
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Clicking on favorite icon for Terminator doesn't start application

I run Ubuntu 19.04 fully updated, upgraded from 18.10. I have a favorite in the Favorites/Launcher bar (Ubuntu dock) set to start the "Terminator" terminal manager. This favorite was there and it ...
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How to change the terminal title and the prompt path to show only the current working directory’s name? [duplicate]

I use Terminator terminal. As you can see from the screenshot below, everywhere it shows the directory names. Instead of showing whole directory names, I want it to show only the last directory name i....
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Customizing and Automating Terminator Startup

The First Part Every time I boot my Laptop I manually open Terminator with two tabs each having three horizontal terminals. My Solution To The First Part So far I have automated the First Part ...
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Trouble running command on Terminator launch

According to the Terminator man page, I can use the --command flag when running the terminator command to run a command when the terminal window opens. However, I can't seem to get it working. I've ...
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How to make terminal in i3 transparent? (preferences tab not working)

I'm in i3 with terminator and I'm trying to make the terminal a little bit transparent to see my wallpaper but when i right click and go to preferences and i adjust the transparency nothing changes. ...
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Terminator Split Screen with uneven split

I am hoping to save a terminator config that has an uneven split. I can manually adjust the split sizes, and save that, but when I relaunch terminator it goes back to being split 50-50. Here's what ...
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Cannot configure all terminal colors

I am trying to configure my terminal to make all colors visible against a light background. I am using terminator. There seem to be colors that I cannot set. In the following screenshot, you can see a ...
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Terminator does not looks like the same as Gnome terminal even used system-theme color

Following this answer I attempted to make on my fresh ubuntu 18.04LTS installation the teminator backgroung to look like GNOME terminal one. But for some reason it is white (that hurts my eyes) and ...
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Ctrl-Alt-T launches a different terminal than that from the launcher

If I launch terminal from the launcher the following terminal appears: But if I press Ctrl+Alt+T, a different one appears: How to make the same one to appear?
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Extrange behaviour on terminator split vertically shortcut

I have used terminator since eight years. I love splitting my terminal in several layouts depending on the task I am doing. I upgraded (install from scratch) to Ubuntu 18.10 and I installed ...
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Script to launch mutiple terminal of terminator

I am new to terminator, where I need to launch 4 terminal. I have a script run1.sh which I want to run on first two terminal simultaneously and script run2.sh in other two terminal simultaneously. ...
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Open terminator settings after activating paste on right click

I installed terminator in Ubuntu 18.10 and want to have putty style pasting (right click = paste). This works, but unfortunately I'm unable to open the settings now. The settings were displayed in a ...
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Is it possible to lock both borders in terminator splits?

When I open a Terminator window and split it into 4 terminals, I can change the terminal sizes by moving the borders (left-right, up-down). But depending on the order of my splits (either first Ctrl + ...
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How can I fix terminator? It doesn't work

When I run terminator in terminal, it doesn't work. The error is this: $ terminator File "/usr/bin/terminator", line 119 except (KeyError,ValueError), ex: ^ ...
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ZSH uses 100% CPU on ubuntu

I am using ZSH with terminator, however all the time zsh is using 100% and i can't find what is causing this problem. ZSH installed plugins: zsh-autosuggestions
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terminator problem with running custom command in layout

I have problems with running custom commands in terminator layouts, they seem to "hang", maybe I am misunderstanding the concept of custom commands here. If I run something like python manage.py ...
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Terminator custom command inside ssh

Referring to many Q&A before, I was successfully able to execute multiple custom commands on a terminator launch. Right now this is my workflow: Launch terminator Step 1 launches a custom layout ...
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Can I display graphic characters in a terminal? [duplicate]

I saw a couple screenshots showing some characters displayed as graphics, like this: While in my terminal I get this: How can I configure my terminal to display those images???
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Terminal emulators start without user groups

I have used terminator as my default terminal for years. Recently I found docker commands started requiring sudo to run, and while debugging this, discovered terminal emulators on my system (...
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Why shellharden does not output background colors in Terminator?

I have installed shellharden, a library that allows to output shell syntax issues (like missing double quotes) in a shell / bash script. Output should highlight double quote issues with a different ...
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Terminator 1.91 terminal emulator overwrites existing output in Ubuntu 18.04

Seemingly randomly, when sending a SIGSTOP to vim, my (Terminator 1.91) terminal output breaks. Instead of adding lines to the bottom of the display, it overwrites existing lines. Sometimes it will ...
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Is a started via terminal script program halted when screen locks?

I would like to ask pretty much what the title says but I should better explain in details my situation. I am running Ubuntu 16.04 and I have installed Protege. I am trying to perform a task(export a ...
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How find out what is autostarting my terminal?

I have Xubuntu 16.04 with XFCE window manager. Every time when I start my computer, the terminal of Terminator is also autostarting. When I look into "Session and Startup", , I found nothing which ...
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Set colors for terminator to terminal's

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04, I installed Terminator and noticed it has different colors than the standard terminal. The contrast is not high enough and I like the standard terminal colors. So my ...
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Select default terminal for Files > Open in Terminal [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver and have changed the default Terminal program which seems to have worked for all other instances where I need to open a Terminal but not when selecting Files > ...