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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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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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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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 ...
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Pantheon terminal error message

I'm getting this error message everytime I start the terminal: bash: PROMPT_COMMAND: line 1: syntax error near unexpected token `;' bash: PROMPT_COMMAND: line 1: `dbus-send --type=method_call --...
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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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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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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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Is it possible to disable history (security & privacy menu) through the command line? What about location services?

I want to turn off the history switch (security & privacy menu) through the command line. Is it possible? The following settings are set to false in gsettings if i disable it using the menu (gui),...
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Where is my Terminal?

After someone recommended to use the daily elementaryOS build on reddit to e.g. update the system, I went ahead with: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:elementary-os/daily sudo apt-get update and went for ...
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Can I switch to the current terminal (file explorer) but not open a new one

In the keyboard settings, we have shortcuts to open a terminal or file explorer, What I want to do is when I pressing Windows+T switch to the current terminal, Windows+E switch to the file explorer. ...
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Emacs Nox End of File

Just installed Loki, coming from Ubuntu Gnome. Installed emacs-nox: sudo apt install emacs-nox As expected emacs opens my editor, but when I edit a file I often immediatley enter meta-shift-? (meta-...
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Broken Default App Association

I recently accidentally deleted my sources list, but have successfully rebuilt. However, all default application like scratch, pantheon terminal, seemed to lose its default application association. ...
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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 ...
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Vim looks different in tmux

I am trying to figure what could be wrong with pantheon, but for some reason it does not like tmux. Below on the left is what I am getting and on the right is what it should look like. I started tmux ...
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App center update exceptions?

I installed a forked version of pantheon terminal that supports a drop down mode like guake. I know how to exclude it from apt-get upgrade. Is there a way to exclude it from app center upgrades too?
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Is it possible to change the window border color of terminal in freya?

I just want to make the vim a.txt to black and the background color of the title bar and the tab bar to silver.
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Clicking on “Applications” in the top-left corner opens a terminal

I've been playing around with dconf tools. I'm not sure what I've done but now when I try to click on Applications, a terminal opens. So far, clicking everywhere else works fine. Any ideas? Thanks!
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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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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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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/...
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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 ...
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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 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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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 (...
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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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Colors in Terminal

I changed the colors for background, text and cursor in my terminal for something more gentle on my eyes, but now the old grey of the scroller doesn't match the new scheme, and I didn't find a ...
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elementary OS 5 boots into terminal instead of Pantheon

A newbie to Linux here. I installed Elementary OS and it goes smooth. First reboot after installing boots to a login prompt of Pantheon desktop, logs me in and works fine. The next boot takes to a ...
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Title bar of the terminal app shows Terminal word for an instant and then quickly changed to the present working directory such as Home

Title bar (top bar of the window) of the terminal app shows Terminal word for an instant and then quickly changed to the present working directory such as Home. How to tweak so that it always show ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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??
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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, ...
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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-...