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".

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
1answer
71 views

How to disable jumping to last line and in pantheon-terminal?

I have been using elementry OS for some time. I use terminal a lot. I like the simplicity of pantheon-terminal but some behavior of terminal irritates me. Whenever, some commands are issues (which has ...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

Gnome Boxes won't create a VM

Running from the GUI I get "Box setup failed" -pretty sparse there Gnome team!! (I know this is the elementary forum, but just saying...) Running from Terminal, I get: (gnome-boxes:31127): Boxes-...
0
votes
5answers
56 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

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. ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
39 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
8k views

How to set alternative terminal as default

I know Pantheon Terminal (just called Terminal) is the default terminal. But if I wanted to use an alternative as the default (e.g., gnome-terminal when called from other apps or from a keyboard ...
2
votes
1answer
144 views

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....
3
votes
1answer
158 views

Remote ftp server: Cannot open data connection

As shown below, it seems that the connection is ok until I type ls. When that happens the system stays on 227 entering active mode for a few minutes and then I get code 425. Here it is: ...
0
votes
1answer
152 views

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)
0
votes
0answers
23 views

wifi on the HP Stream 11

My question is about wifi code Hi I.m new and pulling my hair out, successfully installed E OS on a HP Stream 11 blue edition, I have the next edition up, purple and the wifi braodcom will not load/...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
321 views

xterm crash - set pantheon-terminal to open terminal applications

When I set Emacs(terminal) as my default editor and try to open a file, I get the error message Failed to execute child process "xterm" (No such file or directory) Additionally, when I try to click ...
1
vote
2answers
80 views

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" ...
0
votes
1answer
79 views

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?
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Can't update becase of 'Appstream'

when i try to update my system via apt-get update or appcenter i get this message: The AppStream system cache was updated, but some errors were detected, which might lead to missing metadata. Refer ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

Terminal Crashes on start

I changed something in ~/.bashrc and after I sourced it, my Terminal hasn't started anymore. It just starts without any Text and crashes after a few seconds, I tried to restore the old .bashrc-file, ...
2
votes
2answers
285 views

Transparency in pantheon-terminal disappears after half a second

After a recent update (end of last week) my Pantheon-Terminal has now a weird behavior: When I open it, it is very shortly transparent but immediately gets opaque after that (maybe not even half a ...
32
votes
5answers
32k views

How can I change the default Terminal font?

No more to it, I can't seem to find any kind of Options or properties in the Terminal app. Is there a way to change the default font?
0
votes
1answer
24 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
285 views

Cant install any apps from the terminal or the appcenter

I get an error when I try to download any apps from the terminal and the app center or running sudo apt-get update. The error message is: E: Type '<!DOCTYPE' is not known on line 1 in source ...
2
votes
2answers
77 views

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....
0
votes
2answers
103 views

OS ignoring executable files

I am using Loki 0.4.1 on a 64-bit machine. When I try to open an executable, or use a shell script that opens it, the system responds by saying that the given file does not exist. However, the output ...
1
vote
2answers
617 views

.bashrc doesn't exist and doesn't work

There was no .bashrc or .bash_profile in my home folder. I created a new file and put inside my aliases. They don't work, terminal ignores everything. Why?
0
votes
1answer
210 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
206 views

Highlight active tab in elementary terminal window

I generally open multiple terminal window using ctrl+shift+t. But since all tabs has same color, its very difficult to recognize which is the active tab. Is ther a way to change color of active tab??
18
votes
4answers
4k views

How can I disable natural copy & paste in Terminal?

I am a vim user and I need to use CTRL+V from time to time. Currently it pastes clipboard contents into terminal. In Luna, CTRL+SHIFT+V was used for pasting. How can I change the behavior of the ...
1
vote
1answer
50 views

How to fix the font inside terminal?

Here's my problem. Let me know if anyone knows how to fix it.
6
votes
3answers
2k views

When I open a new tab in Terminal the prompt goes to Home instead of the current path

Previously in elementary OS when I opened a new tab, the new tab would open in the same location that I have in the existing tab. But now, it resets to home. How can I change this?
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Oversized emojis in terminal

The emojis in the terminal and firefox are oversized. I got this problem after installing bitmap fonts but I´m not sure whether that is coincidence.
8
votes
2answers
11k views

Change Options from the Terminal

Is it possible to change the options of the Terminal without installing the elementary-tweaks tool?! I want to change the transparency to 90%, the theme to "Chalk" and the Cursor shape to I-Beam.
2
votes
0answers
159 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
47 views

Update Error: Skipping acquire of configured file

When I type: Sudo apt update I get this: W: Skipping acquire of configured file 'restricted/binary-i386/Packages' as repository 'http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease' doesn't have ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Vim compiled with clipboard cannot copy into clipboard

I tried this both in Termiantor and Pantheon terminal. I have vim compiled with X11 and clipboard feature (I have tried this with vim.gtk binary as well): VIM - Vi IMproved 8.2 (2019 Dec 12, compiled ...
2
votes
1answer
38 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

fsck on startup partition shows no activity beyond “fsck from util-linux 2.31.1”

I have attempted to run an fsck on my Elementary OS startup partition: /dev/sda2 both from recovery in root shell prompt, or when booted from a current USB installer of Elementary OS in terminal ...
2
votes
2answers
252 views

Juno - Notifications inside Visual Studio Code's integrated terminal

When I type a command inside Visual Studio Code's terminal the system brings out a notification that this command is complete. This is happening since I updated to Juno, when I was in Loki this was ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Cannot unlock GPG keys in terminal while GUI session is active

I have a computer with 5.1 Hera on it. When ssh'ing into it and trying to decrpyt gpg-encrypted files, the terminal command hangs, because instead of prompting for a password on the terminal, a GUI ...
5
votes
3answers
6k views

Name of elementary OS terminal (to open new terminal window from within Terminal)

Looking for the command to open a new terminal instance and suggestions I've found to use terminal or gnome-terminal are incorrect
0
votes
0answers
48 views

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 -...
1
vote
2answers
83 views

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?
1
vote
3answers
31 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
70 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
62 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
189 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
142 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
160 views

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
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Minicom not working in Terminal App

Having problems with getting minicom to work in Terminal. The program does not seem to accept keyboard input correctly. I do get standard out put from my serial device. I switched to terminal mode (...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

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 ...