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

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ulimit reports different value in Terminator and regular terminal

I recently increased the ulimit of Ubuntu. At first I thought the change did not work because when I would ran the ulimit -n command in Terminator it would report the original value. When I ran the ...
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The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/gnome-terminator/ppa/ubuntu > bionic Release' does not have a Release [duplicate]

Getting an error while running sudo apt-get update on ubuntu 18.04. What could be the possible reason for this? Hit:1 http://linux.teamviewer.com/deb stable InRelease Hit:2 https://cloud.r-...
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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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Terminator new tab didn't show up in title bar

According to manual, opening a new tab in terminator is Ctrl+Shift+T. but where does the old tab go? here is my Tab 1 and I opened a new Tab . but Tab 1 is not showing in Tab 2. what should I do ...
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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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Ubuntu app “terminator” closes when clicked anywhere outside terminal

I have been using the terminator terminal for some time but got hit by some weird behavior today. What is happening: Open the terminator. Either click anywhere outside the terminator or right click ...
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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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Using ALT-{i,j,k,l} to move the cursor in terminator

Is there a way to bind the cursor movement in Terminator to Alt+{i,j,k,l} (instead of arrow keys)? Cursor movement is not part of the built-in mappings.
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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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How to tweak the shadow on terminator 1.91 (Ubuntu 18 / Gnome)

I'm using terminator on Gnome/Ubuntu 18 and there is no window border and the window shadow is not visible on the black background of another terminator window when they overlap. I'd either like to ...
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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 > ...
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Is there a way to launch Terminator when right clicking “Open in Terminal” for Ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

Currently when I right click on a directory and select Open in Terminal the default is still GNOME terminal. I have Terminator installed. Is there a way to make it default instead? I have read this ...
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How to get terminator to context menu in 18.04

While using previous LTS 16.xx I did have terminator in Nautilus context (right click) menu "Open with terminator" per steps done with nautilus-actions-config-tool. Anyway after update to 18.04 ...
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Is there a terminator-like terminal without the X environment requirement?

The terminator console does not open in a base Ubuntu server as it requires an X environment. Is there an alternative that can work even without X? I would like to ssh into this server machine and ...
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Set a shortcut for opening Terminator (similar to Ctrl+Alt+T, but not replacing default terminal)

I have both terminator and the default terminal installed (under Ubuntu 14.04). I have Ctrl+Alt+T linked to the default terminal which is fine and should remain as is. Now I also would like to use ...
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See the command output history in terminator [duplicate]

Is there a way to scroll up in terminator to see the executed output? Now I can see few lines that are at the end of the output, and there is no way for me to scroll upwards.
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Start 3 Terminator Windows on 3 different Monitors with 3 different layouts

I have 3 different monitors hooked to my computer. I have 3 custom Terminator layouts. So far I have to manually open 3 different Terminator windows, move them to their respective monitors, switch ...
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How to install the latest version of terminator?

If I follow the steps of gnometerminator.blogspot.de: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome-terminator sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install terminator then I end up having terminator version 0.98, ...
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Increase reverse-i-search history length

Is there a way to increase the default amount of history reverse-i-search (CTRL+R) keeps? In Ubuntu 16.04, it doesn't seem to have a very long "memory", sometimes even commands from yesterday are ...
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Lubuntu Terminator does not have the option for background image

I want to add a background picture to my Terminator terminals, but it won't let me.
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Terminator with two or more open tabs leave the window with a white border on Lubuntu

I'm using Lubuntu 17.10, and I installed Terminator. When opening two tabs, I noticed that the window, even in full screen, has an ugly white border around all of it. Seeing the image here might be ...
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Terminator Terminal - Able to vary the background color for each tab, similar to Xfce?

One of my favorite features of the xfce terminal is that it can automatically set a different color for each terminal instance the user creates. This makes it very easy to differentiate between the ...
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Terminator windows snap back to where they were first created

This is like the dumbest question ever but I have researched it and can't find any explanation. I am trying Terminator on Ubuntu 16.04 because of the windows splitting which seems very handy. I am ...
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How do I split a terminal into two “views” (or two parts) so I don't have to scroll up / down?

Nginx log is being generated real time with watch -n 1 "tail -n 1000 nginx.log" I want it to appear on the right side of the terminal. How can I make 2 or 3 screens? I have a very wide screen (...
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standard and custom keyboard shortcut for terminal not working, every other shortcut continues to work. Ubuntu 17.10 w/ GNOME

I like to use super + t to open up a terminal. I set that in the keyboard shortcuts setting to open a terminal. It works immediately after I set it, but after some time, or a logout it stops working....
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Opening vim inside terminator window

I have started using the terminator emulator, and overall it's great. One annoying issue I have however, is that everytime I open up vim inside of it the window acts very odd. Basically all the ...
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Few application icons not appearing in Ubuntu Dock after upgrading to Ubuntu 17.10

After upgrading to Ubuntu 17.10, Ubuntu Dock icons of some of my apps are not appearing. They appear properly in the dash. I verified the *.desktop files for the applications in /usr/share/...
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Colors missing in Terminator but not terminal

My terminator won't show the colors like in my 'regular' terminal. I have written in my .bashrc that user is green, folder structure is blue and git repository is red (the git repository showing I ...
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Terminator Bash - How to create shortcut to folders

I am using Terminator as my bash cli. Is there a way to create shortcut commands to relevant folders? e.g. We have the default cd ~ which takes us to Home folder. How can I create my own custom ...
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background of terminator is not set properly

I have installed terminator and it is working fine but there is one problem with the setting of background. The background doesn't cover the full image rather only a part of the image is set as the ...
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Weird problem with Guake and Terminator

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 and Guake was working normally without having any issue. But since yesterday the backspace and Left and Down arrow keys are not working as it supposed to be... Also before ...
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Create a Launcher shortcut for Terminator

I installed Terminator for Ubuntu 16.04 and when I started it first, I clicked on the Lock to Launcher option and moved the icon up the Launcher. The problem is whenever I press Alt+Ctrl+T, a new ...