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Xubuntu 22.04 - changing default terminal to Kitty breaking launcher

My default terminal has been Xfce Terminal. I have a Panel launcher that runs the simple command:- thunar /home/me/Desktop/games (All via GUI) The option is set to "Run in Terminal" and I've ...
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Highlighting on XFCE4-terminal no longer persistent when upgrading to Ubuntu 23.10

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 23.04 to 23.10 and have observed that highlighted text (using left-mouse button, swipe) no longer remains highlighted once the mouse button is released. Other terminal ...
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Terminal is neither showing path nor working

The default terminal and the VS code Terminal are neither showing path nor working. I have updated the system, cleared the cache, reinstalled the terminal, installed the new other terminals, and saw ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 laptop screen blank after unplugging from external monitor. How to change primary display using terminal?

I used to use an external monitor and had the display setting to external only in my house. Unfortunately I'm out of town and don't have an external monitor with me right now, so I am greeted by a ...
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Terminal displays empty space after international characters

I use Ubuntu Studio 22.04.1 LTS Since a while, I can see a weird empty space after each time there is an international (or special) character in the screen of the Terminal Panel. Please, see the image....
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Xubuntu 22.04 terminal with Ctrl V paste

I have installed Xubuntu 22.04, and the keyboard shortcuts for cut and paste are ctrl+ shift + c and ctrl + shift + v. My other applications Pycharm for example use ctrl + c and ctrl + v. Can I ...
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Sudo not allowing me to install stuff [duplicate]

So, I am using UBUNTU in a virtual machine. I tried this command in Xfce Terminal(I installed it) - sudo pacman -S make patch.But it is showing this after entering the correct psw - https://i.sstatic....
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How to create keyboard shortcut from xfce terminal

So i want to run flameshoot with keyboard shortcut. In terminal i can do flameshoot gui, but i want to know how to do this with keyboard shortcut. How to add command to shortcut? btw i use xfce4 ...
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Where are the terminal preferences saved in Xubuntu 20.04

I have a cluster of machines all running the same OS: Xubuntu 20.04. I usually change the terminal settings a lot, and I'd like them to all be the same across devices and usernames. I can't find the ...
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Remote Desktop Connection not working - not enabled or not available [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 I tried installing xrdp but it didn't work. I used some methods like apt-get install xrdp apt-get install xfce4 apt-getecho xfce4-session >~/.xsession install xrogxrdp ...
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xfce-panel needs to be restarted every time to show systray changes

Every time to see changes of systray I need to open terminal and restart xfce4-panel(xfce on ubuntu 21.04). is there a way not to restart xfce4-panel every time by terminal and see changes? Tnx.
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XFCE terminal - change color of input prompt screws up the input line

This question is a follow up on the answer to this question, regarding changing the color of the user input prompt in the XFCE terminal: Ubuntu terminal (Xfce): making input commands different font ...
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How put the appearance of Linux Lite in from ubuntu terminal? [duplicate]

I want to make the Terminal of Ubuntu look like Linux Lite? Because in Linux Lite I can see the branch in git and it looks cool.
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Unable to switch back to lightdm default settings

Installing the lightdm on ubuntu20.04, after that I changed some configurations on themes and panels. Becuase I found that the panels modified by me was somewhat ugly, So I tried to switch back t to ...
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How to open the "Starred" category in nautilus via terminal command

So in nautilus there is a starred category for the files you star. The home folder gets messy with all the things ive installed so ive starred my defualt folders such as "Desktop" and "...
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How can I keep screen session alive after LightDM restart?

When I start a screen session from terminal emulator (PTS), it vanishes after I restart LightDM (sudo service lightdm restart). However sessions started from TTY are preserved. How can I keep screen ...
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Can anyone help with “Malformed entry 9 in list file” [duplicate]

I hate to say it but, I’m extremely new to all of this and looks to me like I’ve hit a simple roadblock but I’m confused as to how I should fix this... so my issue is pretty much any command I run ...
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Is there a way to set transparent background image in XFCE4 terminal?

Is it possible to set a background image with opacity 0.5? Or do I have to use a different terminal emulator? In this case, which one would you recommend?
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xfce terminal: run script on session restore

I'm quite happy with Xfce Terminal and how it restores my windows and tabs when I log in and how it even remembers the cwd for each tab. For Python development, I've added a bash function to activate ...
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xfce4-terminal less sign to start less

In zsh on macOS if I want to see a text file I can use: < file.txt. Is the same thing possible in xfce4-terminal?
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Are there terminal commands to manipulate the current terminal window position and behaviour?

I like to keep a single terminal open and set to "Always On Visible Workspace" as well as filling the right half of the screen when visible (snapped?). I can do this with keyboard shortcuts and with ...
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How to switch between terminals in Xubuntu?

How does one effectively switch between terminals in Xubuntu. I tried using Alt + Tilde(~) but it doesn't work. Also Alt + $(Tab number) doesn't work and results in an operation in terminal (Arg: 2)
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Xfce4-terminal, midnight commander, show prompt in title

Issue. In xfce4-terminal, how can I display actual prompt from terminal in title when midnight commander is running? Funny is, that when I connect for example via ssh to old Centos (Linux ocms7-app 2....
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Open terminal in XFCE from script and activate python virtualenv

I try to open a new terminal window in XFCE and activate python3 virtualenv in there using the following line in a bash script: xfce4-terminal --working-directory=$HOME/path/to/project --maximize \ -...
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XFCE terminal opens on host machine

I'm currently remote connecting from my windows machine to my pc on ubuntu. Whenever I try to open terminal in xfce, it opens instead on the host machine, therefore i cannot access the terminal from ...
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xfce4 terminal changes geometry when a new tab is opened

Using XUbuntu 18.10 (but suspect same behaviour on earlier versions, now that I've noticed it!): Open a terminal - default geometry is 80x24 as expected. In that terminal, open a new tab (ctl-shift-...
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Need help with xubuntu

A few days ago I was using my computer perfectly fine, but now it's acting up. The computer boots up fine and loads the login screen with almost the options. I can still log in and I can still see my ...
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"pkexec xfce4-terminal" has stopped working - help with troubleshooting, please

I have been using an upgraded xubuntu machine (16.04 to 18.04) for just under a year now. I use a root terminal extensively, so on about the 2nd day after my upgrade I figured out how to get it ...
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XFCE Terminal: Last line goes out of screen after opening a new tab

I switched from Ubuntu to Xubuntu recently. I expirienced a problem which drives me crazy: When I open a Terminal i usually move them to one half of the screen (with the Windows and an Arrow button)....
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Environment still acting up

I tried running some code to reset my proxy: if [ $(id -u) -ne 0 ]; then echo "This script must be run as root"; exit 1; fi gsettings set org.gnome.system.proxy mode 'none' ; grep PATH /etc/...
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Environment seems to be broken

I tried using some code to reset my proxy back to all 0's. It seems that I didn't put in the proper variables and now my environment won't load if [ $(id -u) -ne 0 ]; then   echo "This script must be ...
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Shell shows nothing until key is pressed

So apparently I did something to my shell (bash) xfce4-terminal, so that everytime I open one al I see is black. I copied my .bashrc over from another computer. when I press Return I get my prompt and ...
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Can't start any terminal

I'm on Ubuntu 18.04 bionic with a xfce desktop. Today I needed a terminal and had to learn that I'm not able any more to open ANY terminal emulator. The terminal windows just close as they appear. I'...
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Byobu: Keybindings only respond in first tab; not responsive in new tabs or windows

I start Byobu and the first tab responds perfectly to all my keybindings. I can turn keybindings on and off and baby doves hatch from terminal outputs. ~ $ > byobu-keybindings Byobu keybindings: [...
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Why my terminal opens a dir without cd today?

I'm on Xubuntu 18.04, and everytime I typed vim in the terminal, It opened vim editor. But today, It opens a directory named vim! what can cause that? I just changed my font size from 14 to 13 ...
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free -h command in ubuntu minimal

I run free -h on Ubuntu minimal with XFCE and the output is misaligned. Why does it look misaligned? On Ubuntu standard, the output is aligned properly.
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Gnome-terminal and Xfce4-terminal with ISO-encoding needs special-character keys to be pressed twice

In a gnome-terminal as well as in a xfce4-terminal, when I change its character-encoding from standard UTF-8 (with 2 bytes for special-characters) to ISO-Latin 8859-15 (always 1 byte), the following ...
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Xubuntu 18.04: basic terminal emulator where the cursor blinks normally?

This is related to why does the cursor freeze in terminals?. Many terminal emulators (including the native xfce4-terminal) are built with GTK. Unfortunately, GNOME decided that cursor blinking was ...
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How to scroll lock in a bash terminal on Xubuntu 18.04?

During processing, I want to be able to disable (and enable again) auto scroll down to newest output so that I can examine the output before. Terminal software version: xfce4 0.8.7.4
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How can I change cursor blinking speed in Xfce Terminal?

I am using Xfce4 Terminal and enabled a blinking cursor. How can I change the cursor blinking speed ? Currently it seems to be set around 0,5s (based on my observation). I would like to speed it up ...
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Clear "unknown" characters from bash script

set | grep TERM TERM=xterm case "${TERM:-dumb}" in _rvm_old_traps=$( __rvm_grep -E 'EXIT|HUP|INT|QUIT|TERM' <(trap) ); trap '__rvm_teardown_final ; set +x' EXIT HUP INT QUIT ...
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Tamil letters scrambled & overlapped in xfce4 terminal [duplicate]

Tamil progressively overlaps and combination letters (உயிர் மெய் எழுத்து) do not merge in Xfce4 terminal: Changing font and encoding doesn't help. how to overcome this?
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Configure xfce4-terminal to recognize ANSI OSC 52 escape sequences to control the clipboard

tmux can put text into the system clipboard using ANSI OSC (Operating System Control) 52 escape sequences, but the terminal emulator needs to recognize them. xfce4-terminal, out-of-the-box doesn't ...
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Change color of active tab in xfce4-terminal

I'm using xfce4-terminal but I can barely notice which tab is active, so I'd like to change the background color of the active tab. How do I go about doing that?
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Unwanted symbols while pasting text on to terminal

I get 0~ symbol before the text and 1~ after the text while pasting it on to the terminal window. Is it related to some edits that I made in .bashrc or .vimrc files? Eg: I see '0~allowed1~' when I ...
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Open XFCE Terminal Window and Run command in same Window

I would like to start 'xfce4-terminal' and then run a command but finish with a prompt to repeat the command. I use the software 'todo.txt' and like to have it open in a small window which I can ...
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How to get a white background in XFCE terminal of Xubuntu 16.04?

I am using Xubuntu 16.04 The terminal background is black and my eyes are straining. How can I make the terminal background white?
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Xubuntu 17.10 (and later): cannot change xfce4-terminal keyboard shortcuts

I've just installed xubuntu 17.10 and cannot change xfce4-terminal keyboard shortcuts. I tried enabling editable accelerators (according to http://docs.xfce.org/faq), running: Appearance -> Settings -...
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escaping Function keys for terminal applications

I'm trying to use F keys (F1,F10,F11) keys in terminal applications (e.g. mutltitail , mc) in terminal emulator (xfce4-terminal) but these keys are assigned to terminal emulator GUI (for help, menu &...
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Access a network folder in Xubuntu 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

I used to access files by typing \\\fileserver2 in run command in windows. How do I access them in Xubuntu 16.04 LTS? I tried using ftp://fileserver2 in terminal but it said there is no such ...
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