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I would like to replace the default Terminal with the gnome-terminal. Is this possible?

If I install gnome-terminal via apt-get it does not show up in the applications menu and I can't find an option to replace the Super+t keyboard shortcut to open gnome-terminal instead of pantheon-terminal.

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You can set the default terminal by changing the alternative for x-terminal-emulator. Installing gnome-terminal creates an alternative symlink so all you have to do is set it.

sudo update-alternatives --set x-terminal-emulator /usr/bin/gnome-terminal.wrapper

Edit: It seems like the shortcut implementation is not using the alternative, but rather a gsettings configuration. It's still a good idea to set the alternative symlink above, however, to use the keyboard shortcut some gsettings properties will need to be modified. Use dconf-editor (sudo apt-get install dconf-editor) or gsettings to change the default terminal application to gnome-terminal. You will need to modify the exec and exec-arg properties in the org.gnome.desktop.default-applications.terminal schema.

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.default-applications.terminal exec gnome-terminal
gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.default-applications.terminal exec-arg ''

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