Questions tagged [pantheon-terminal]

Terminal is the elementary OS app for entering text commands, formally known as Pantheon Terminal. For the Ubuntu terminal, use "gnome-terminal".

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Terminal is not accepting my user password in Elementary os

elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera Terminal is not accepting my user password in Elementary os. Very strange because I have not changed my user password and it also works when I log in. Have had many installs ...
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After boot black screen appears

There is black screen with login prompt. After typing my credentials I enter terminal and see my files. How to fix that problem and go back to usual desktop
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Why I cannot work on my terminal when my VPN application is connected?

I am new with the os and I really like it. But I got a problem when working in the terminal when my VPN is active. For instance when I run the command sudo apt-get update on the terminal while my VPN ...
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I get a falseusername message on terminal

When running the command curl on terminal, it doesn't work and the word false appears before my username. What's happening? Thank you.
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How to fix elementary terminal color pallette?

I am using elementary 5.1.7 When I run msgcat --color=test it shows Yellow, green and cyan are off. I believe that the elementary terminal colour scheme is a problem because when I ssh from my ...
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Getting Error while trying to update,,, Plz help to resolve this issue,, Using elementary os 5.1

aldrin@aldrin-Inspiron-3584:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for aldrin: Get:1 http://packages.elementary.io/appcenter bionic InRelease [5,909 B] Hit:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/elementary-os/...
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Elementary os logout after closing terminal

I reboot the elementary os using terminal..After that when i power on the computer elementary os starts with terminal. If i close the terminal device will logout automatically. Plus.There are no other ...
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How to fix N: Skipping acquire of configured file

terminal: $ sudo apt update result: Hit:1 http://packages.microsoft.com/repos/vscode stable InRelease Hit:2 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security ...
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How do I change xdg applications with Terminal=true in .desktop to open in something else than xterm?

TLDR: I want to run Midnight Commander as default File manager, I need to know how to change default terminal for Terminal=true from xterm to anything else. pantheon-terminal seems to be not suitable. ...
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Terminal - closing a tab has a different shortcut than the rest of apps

Normally, I close the tabs using CTRL+W. In Terminal, that does not work. Instead, I have to use CTRL+SHIFT+W. Why is that? Can I change it to CTRL+W?
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issue on wingpanel

i'm using EOS for some months now and recently I'm getting an issue in wingpanel getting crashed as they dont respond on mouse event and after that sudo commands also will not works in terminal.. only ...
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All applications missing after restoring elementary-desktop

While trying to install Zoom I was instructed to run apt-get -f install. When I did so, I saw multiple lines flash passed saying "removing pantheon". On rebooting I could no longer access ...
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Is changing the default terminal in elementary OS safe?

I liked the Gnome terminal in Ubuntu but now on Elementary OS I don't find the pantheon terminal as good. I know how to change default terminal. But I want to is it safe ? Will I be able to do all ...
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TERMINAL => no key sequence terminator

i have this alert when open my terminal readline: /media/ususario/DISK/FOLDER/file.txt: no key sequence terminator please help me
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How to set the default browser from within a shell script

I am trying to write a shell script that automates the setup of my Elementary distro so I can quickly reinstall everything on a new machine. As such I am looking to see how I can set the default ...
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Enhancement Request: Readable Terminal Color Schema

Can you read this? I can't. It hurts my eyeballs. I have a default system with default settings in an otherwise gorgeous oasis of visual goodness. I just want to type the subdirectory name and run ...
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Terminal problems

After the latest update I can not start the terminal. It only places the icon in the Dock but will not display a window. Same if I install gnome-terminal but others like LXTerminal works fine. ...
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My solution: stuck at black screen/password screen after running software updates this week:

My PROBLEM today (numbered below) and SOLUTIONS (lettered A, B and C). Scroll to Solutions below (but may be helpful to see if you have same problem). PROBLEM: 1)Powered off computer yesterday which I ...
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what command does elementary os use to maximize windows in hot corners?

What is the terminal command elementary os uses to maximize minimized windows? I know the parameters are to only maximize the active window if it is minimized and if it is maximized minimize it. so ...
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Customizing Elementary OS 5.1 Terminal Not Working

I'm tring to change the theme for default Terminal app, the commands seem to run without throwing errors, yet nothing happens. I tried running: gsettings set io.elementary.terminal.settings foreground ...
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middle mouse button copy and paste in io.elementary.terminal

Description: elementary OS 5.1.4 Hera middle mouse button copy and paste not working as expected Being a *nix user since the 80s, I'm kind of attached to middle mouse button copy and paste working ...
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How to customize terminal palette

In Elementary OS 5.1 Hera the native terminal has three "profiles" (is it really profiles?): Dark, High Contrast, Solarized Light. Ideally I would like to add a new profile "Nord" ...
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How do I open second terminal with the same shortcut? Is there a setting for it?

So, I've figured that I can set up any shortcut to open my terminal and currently I use cmd+enter to start it, it is very convenient and helps greatly when I need quick access to terminal. BUT when I ...
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Terminal keep linking with IDE when open the IDE from terminal

I'm using Webstorm as my IDE. Most of the time I open the IDE from the terminal. After opening the IDE it stays linked to the terminal (as shown in the image). If I close the terminal, the IDE also ...
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No such key '…' in schema

Hi I have accidentally removed all trusted.pgp even directory with trusted.pgp.d in /etc/apt/. But I have restored with sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 3B4FE6ACC0B21F32 ...
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How to hide characters in password typing

I don't like the *** marks when I type my password in the terminal (they reveal how many characters my password has). Is there a way to turn that off so nothing appears (like every other GNU/Linux ...
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How to create a slingshot menu entry for a terminal command in Elementary OS?

I would need to add a new entry in the applications menu related to a command to be executed in the terminal and I tried to use this expression in the .desktop file: Exec=pantheon-terminal -e "bash -...
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How to restore the color theme of terminal in Elementary OS?

Some time ago, I used the Gogh to change the color themes of the Terminal. But now I want to reset or restore the default color theme, but don't know how to do that?
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How do I get the control button to work in the terminal?

How do I get the control button to work in the terminal? control-shift-c does not copy, control-q does not kill processes, and without use of the control key I am finding it impossible to use nano or ...
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How to open a new Terminal Window instead of a new Tab

I am using elementary OS 5.1 Hera. The shortcut Super+T in previous versions (in elementary 5 and older) opened a new Terminal Window . Now it opens a new Tab in an existing Terminal Window (which in ...
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Double “Home” tab on terminal when i open it

Every time i open a new terminal, it open with 2 tabs, its so annoying and i dont know how i resolve this. I ask in a eOS group on telegram but nobody its able to help me and some people have this ...
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Elementary OS Desktop multitask view through terminal

I'm new on elementary OS and I'm looking for a way to launch the multitask view of desktop through a terminal command My goal is to use "Gesture" app and to asign a command to a gesture to show the ...
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Terminal does not auto fill anymore with tab key

For some reason since yesterday the tab key option for auto fill is not working properly in the terminal. I have also noticed the user name color has changed to grey (not sure if it has something to ...
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Terminal display become weird sometime

i'm using Elementary OS Hera (was Juno before). Every time my laptop wake up from sleep mode and my current opened terminal display become weird. Before sleep mode: After sleep mode: I also notice ...
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How to fix the font inside terminal?

Here's my problem. Let me know if anyone knows how to fix it.
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Shortcut for show / hide terminal?

Switching over from mac os (iterm2) to elementary os. One thing I am missing so far is the iterm2 shortcut which shows / hides the same instance of the terminal. I know the super+T shortcut in eOS, ...
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Unable to update (from AppCenter or Terminal)

I hadn't updated elementaryOS for a while. My OSupdate has 29 components with update in the Appcenter. If I am in the Appcenter and click on Update, the OS asks my password and then the update cancels ...
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How can I change the background color of the text in the terminal?

When I do an operation like ls -l Several results are shown with an unpleasant background color, how could I change so that this unpleasant background color changes?
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Can't open my command line c++ app

Well, i was making a c++ command line app for my game engine in arch linux. But i am on different computer now and it just can't run it. It can compile, but can't run. https://pasteboard.co/IqyLM6i....
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Can't use options with io.elementary.terminal

For example : io.elementary.terminal -h produces the following output [DEBUG 21:57:54.738715] Settings.vala:163: Loading settings from schema 'io.elementary.terminal.settings' Usage: io....
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Ctrl + C cant kill process in terminal

i'm sorry for my bad english, how to kill process in terminal on elementary OS? but when i use onboard keyboard, i can use this method (Ctrl + C). FYI : my keyboard is fine (works in my windows)
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Dumb Noob question: Terminal is stuck in bash edit mode

I entered sudo bash and I can't get back to the normal command prompt mode. Exit just closes the terminal. A restart didn't help either. I would like to exit the bash mode so I don't mess anything ...
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Terminal starts with bash command

I am super new to linux environment and I am currently using Elementary OS. While trying to install Anaconda, it seems that I did something wrong. Now every time I open my terminal I am getting the ...
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Terminal open 2 tabs in current folder [closed]

when i Open in terminal in folder, for example music folder, terminal starts with 2 tabs named Music in Current path,i want to disable this, disable opening two tabs in current folder
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Elementary OS, add custom command in context menu pantheon-files

I am trying to add a custom item to the pantheon-files context menu. When you click on a menu item in a folder, the terminal should start and process several commands, and thumbnail files should be ...
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How to change terminal to use Ctrl + Click to open URL for juno?

Currently, just a simple click will open URLs in the browser. It's really annoying because I never wanted to open or download something. Is that possible to change it to ctrl + click?
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Startup Application open terminal and run command

I want to create a custom command in startup applications that will open a terminal and run a command. The command is an alias for connecting to an ssh server. Alias schat Command ssh elem@10.10.0....
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Disable Ctrl+C/Ctrl+V Shortcuts in Pantheon Terminal for Juno

I use NeoVim and Ctrl+V is a reserved key for multiline select. In the past, I was able to use dconf to disable these shortcuts. Is there still a way to do this in Juno?
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Terminal becomes transparent after sleep. 5.0 Juno

So I recently installed elementary Os and I've been experiencing this problem: After I log back in from sleep state, the terminal its all transparent, except the header bar. Moving the mouse over the ...
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Tilix terminal as default on EOS 5.0 juno

How to set tilix terminal as default?