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

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How can I remove the shortcut 'Alt + L' in terminator

When I use Neovim in Terminator, I need to use Alt + L to change documents. But when I use Alt + L, the terminator will launch the layout Launcher. How can I remove the shortcut in Terminator?
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How to enable automatic logging in Terminator in Ubuntu

How can we enable automatic logging to a file in Terminator just like we do in putty based terminal emulator? In Putty we can just enable the all session output to a location - D:\putty-log&H-&...
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MD5/SHA Ubuntu Download verification

I would appreciate if someone could tell me how to download and verify the MD5,SHA file on the terminal.
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How to configure Terminator to be opened by default with a custom profile?

For Terminator is possible create custom profiles, it mostly to define colors. Question How to configure Terminator to be opened by default with a custom profile? As a workaround Through Preferences, ...
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How to redefine custom shortcut to open Terminal once Terminator was installed?

For Ubuntu Desktop 22.04, with the ctrl + alt + t shortcut is opened the default terminal available. Now Terminator was installed and with the same shorcut now Terminator is opened instead. I did do a ...
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How do I fix the terminator screen going black?

When multiple tabs are open in terminator and the window is in focus contents of only the active/focussed tab are visible and all the remaining tabs simply go black. The processes in these tabs aren't ...
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terminator does not open maximized in ubuntu 23.04

I've updated my Ubuntu from 22 to 23.04 and the terminator app which I use instead of its own terminal does not open maximized. without any changes, in ubuntu 22 when I press ctrl+alt+t, it opens ...
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Terminator: disable middle click closing the tabs

I want to stop Terminator (Ubuntu-22.04) to close the current tab if i middle click on the tab title. I often close the tabs accidentally when there is a process running in the current tab. I am using ...
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change title for tabs in Terminator

I connect to many servers using Terminator and the tabs will display username@host This is fine when I have a few tabs but once I get many tabs all I see is username... Is there a way to display the ...
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Connecting to raspberry pi failure in name resolution

My current setup is that I have multiple Raspberry pis connected to my laptop through a network switch. None of the pis are connected to the internet. I want to broadcast commands to all of them to ...
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Terminator on Windows subsystem on Linux needs two enters to work!

When I start terminator on Windows subsystem on Linux I need to write the command and then press Enter key twice to run a command only for the first time, then it becomes normal, some info: on ...
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Terminator icon not showing properly on ubuntu 22.04 dock

When I open the terminator console in Ubuntu 22.04 LTS following shows: This wasn't an issue in Ubuntu 20.04 and I've only seen it happen with the terminator console. I've purged it and reinstalled ...
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How to have terminator open tabs on tailing (less +F) log files on remote machines

I would like to develop a terminator layout that opens 4 tabs, having 3 of them showing log files on remote machines in tailing mode (less +F <logfile>) and the last one monitoring the content ...
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Can I change the character colors that is used in ctags candidate listing?

When I use a certain theme in my 'terminator' setting, the tag candidate list uses colors that I don't want so I can't see them clearly when I'm working remotely. The figure is like this. How can I ...
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How to force window focus of Terminator after it is launched with --new-tab as command line argument?

I'm using Terminator. My goal is to press ctrl-alt-T, and get a new tab in Terminator, and have that instance of Terminator get focus (like what happens with existing ctrl-alt-T to default Terminal) ...
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Increase terminal font size on focus

I can normally change terminal font size using mouse and +/- I need multipane terminal with four panes/windows that the focused pane automatically increases font size on focus and restores the normal ...
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KDE 5.24 defaults to Konsole even if Terminator was selected as the default Terminal emulator

I've recently switched to KDE on my Ubuntu 22.04 and in the settings I'd set up Terminator to be the default Terminal emulator. But whenever I start terminal using Ctrl + Alt + T, the Konsole comes up ...
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How do I remove the "X" button on the tabs in terminator?

I really like terminator, but it has one big drawback: Sometimes when I try to switch to another tab, I accidentally hit the "X" button on the right of the tab. Then that tab closes, and I ...
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Have neovim load a file from file explorer

I would like to have neovim as a default text editor also when accessed from file explorer. When I choose it from the "open with" dialogue or when it is the default for some file extension I'...
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What is the command to open a new tab in Terminator?

In Ubuntu terminal, the command to open a new tab of the terminal is gnome-terminal --tab What is the equivalent for Terminator? I have tried terminator --tab and gnome-terminal -T but these ...
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keyboard short cut 'E' and 'O' of terminal emulator 'terminator'

I'm not sure this kind of question is acceptable here. I'm thinking of trying terminator.(https://www.tecmint.com/terminator-a-linux-terminal-emulator-to-manage-multiple-terminal-windows/) The hot key ...
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Prevent Terminator from switching tab when opening another instance

I am using Terminator as default terminal emulator. Every time I open another instance (e.g. via ctrl+alt+T) all already existing instances that have multiple tabs switch to the last tab (i.e. the ...
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How to get Enno Gröper selectyall-Terminator-Plugin working (Ubuntu)?

I am working on Ubuntu running inside a VM made from Virtualbox on Windows 10. By looking for a way to select all the text in a Terminator terminal, I get to following this AU thread , indicating how ...
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Terminator (terminal emulator) auto exit on ubuntu 20.04

I used Terminator (terminal emulator) on ubuntu 20.04 for a long time. I was trying to customise the Terminator. suddenly it exits. And after that when I open it and do right-click on it, then it ...
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Nothing appears in Ubuntu Terminal

I am having a problem with the terminal of Ubuntu18.04 LTS. I'm using a dual boot on iMac with macOS. The problem can be seen in the image below. I have no idea how to solve it. I have checked online ...
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How to use python 2 for certain installed application while keeping python 3 as default

I am Ubuntu 18. I am using terminator as my terminal client. Terminator runs using python 2. I am using Python 3.9 as default since several application in my machine require that version. But when ...
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Change terminal opened by "open in terminal" in Nautilus

what I've tried: set my default terminal to terminator using sudo update-alternatives --config x-terminal-emulator and gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.default-applications.terminal exec /usr/bin/...
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Broken terminal, terminator and apt

I have an Ubuntu 18.LTS and accidentally triggered update-alternatives --config python3.6 That seems to have broken my system since now neither terminal, terminator and apt seems to be not working ...
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Is there any way to make when opening a profile in Terminator automatically execute "ssh ip"

Is there any way to make when opening a profile in Terminator automatically execute ssh IP ? I set "use_custom_command = True" " custom_command = sudo ssh 192.168.1.20" but didn'...
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In terminator is it possible to indicate if the current terminal had been maximized (Ctrl+Shift+X) in a split window?

When I have multiple terminator windows open, some of which have been split into multiple terminals, I sometimes lose track of the inactive split terminals after maximizing one of the terminals in the ...
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Prevent new terminal from being opened in the same directory

I have installed the following on Ubuntu 20.10 zsh Oh my zsh terminator When I open a new tab or split window in the terminator, I find that the current working directory is copied from the previous ...
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Terminator lose focus on tab/page switch on Ubuntu 20

I recently reinstalled my Ubuntu virtual machine, upgrading it to the version 20.10. I'm now facing a very annoying bug when using Terminator. When I switch between tabs or I switch back to terminator ...
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how to setup terminator config file to open with multiple tabs

I am new with terminator. I am trying to figure out how to setup a config file that will open one window with multiple tabs. So far all the config files I have found do not seem to do anything with ...
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Remove space between tabs in Terminator

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 and Terminator 1.91. In Ubuntu 20.04, there are spaces between tabs and bordes of main window. Could you please advise if there is some way to remove these spaces? I don't see ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 use terminator instead of gnome terminal to run default applications

I've already set up terminator so that ctrl-alt-t runs terminator instead of gnome-terminal. However, whenever I want to open a terminal application like vim from shell-search, it still uses gnome-...
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How can I copy a file n Linux terminal, without pasting it? [closed]

I have run this in my Linux machine # cp file . Is that command copying file1? Is there anyway to paste file1 in other folder after using above command (whitout cp file1 path/to/file)?
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Change profile of ALL Terminator terminals at once

When using terminator, I tend to have multiple terminals open in the same window (splitting horizontally/vertically and with tabs). If I right-click on one of those terminals and change the profile, ...
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Changing default terminal in Krusader file manager

I am using Krusader as my file manager. And I wanted to know if there is anyway that I can change the default Konsole terminal to Terminator in the Krusader file manager. My Linux distribution is ...
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Unable to set Terminator as default Terminal in Ubuntu with Cinnamon Desktop

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 from the official website and installed terminator using APT and It worked! Ctrl+Alt+T started terminator. Then I installed cinnamon desktop, rebooted and Ctrl+Alt+T came up ...
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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 [duplicate]

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 the following: the Ctrl+Alt+T shortcut opens Terminator, but as a "x-terminal-emulator" on the activity bar, and the icon is missing. I can open Terminator as "Terminator&...
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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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