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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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-...
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Menu key in terminal [closed]

In many OS you have the option to press the Menu key when you are inside the terminal. This displays a menu, as if you had right clicked, showing options like copy, paste, cut ... Is there a way I ...
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List of keyboard shortcuts for Terminal

Is there a list or is it possible to elaborate a full list of pantheon-terminal's shortcuts? Example: Ctrl + L Clears the screen Ctrl + D Closes active tab Ctrl + Shift + T Opens new tab Alt + ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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I'm trying to use the Powerline prompt on Fish and the icons aren't working

Guide I used As you can see, in the image on the guide there's a completely different icon than to the one in my image. The guide says that you don't have to install any font tweaks or stuff like ...
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Open With… Tilix

I need a more robust Terminal emulator, hence Tilix. However, I miss the option to open the terminal in the chosen directory under pantheon-files. Is it possible to add a contractor so to achieve this ...
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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?
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Vim commands on terminal do not work

When using vim from within the terminal I have the following issues. Vim "visual selection" using Ctrl-v does not work. Instead the terminal tries to paste the last copied text. When the vim window ...
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commands and using pantheon-files [duplicate]

what is the command for firing pantheon-files using terminal in juno. $ elementary.io.pantheon-files I tried this already
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Can i start Scratch editor from terminal? [duplicate]

scratch-text-editor used to work to launch it from terminal in previous versions. Now, neither scratch-text-editor command, nor just scratch exists, and apropos scratch returns "nothing appropriate". ...
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How to add git branch name to prompt string

I'd like to add git branch name to the terminal prompt string. user@machine_name ~/workingdirectory (git_branch_name) $ I've tried pasting this code into the bashrc file: parse_git_branch() { ...
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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 ...
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How to run multiple command sequentially?

I am new to elementary OS. I usually use windows. In windows we can create batch file which can make several command run at command prompt by single click. How to do this in elementary OS?
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How can I fix Terminal to honor “Quit Terminal”?

In the past couple of months, Elementary Terminal has started behaving oddly. If I open a terminal, type "sleep 20" in the shell, then attempt to close it, I'm greeted with the "Are you sure you want ...
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Hide tabs bar in terminal

This doesn't work for me (org.pantheon... not found) on Juno. Is there any workaround? Is it moved somewhere? I'm using tmux so I don't mind even permanently hide that tab. Thanks!
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Fonts and some graphics disappear / lost after hibernate / sleep / resume / cycle

Almost always after a sleep or hibernate (I'm not entirely sure which) most fonts, such as those in Terminal and most other programs (not Firefox) disappear. How can I fix this? I am using the Loki ...
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Terminal with iTerm (Mac) like label

Is there a terminal for elementary with the "badge feature" like iTerm for Mac? With many open terminal windows it is very helpful to see the current terminal informations in the right top corner of a ...
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how to emulate the ctrl+v feature of other linux terminals without disabling the ctrl+v paste feature

how do I make terminal emulate the ctrl+v feature of other linux systems without disabling the ctrl+v copy/paste feature of elementary os terminal. thanks for any help.
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Can you access the terminal log in without using ctrl-alt-F1?

I am having a login issue on elementary 5.0 JUNO and the ctrl button on my keyboard is broken. Is there any other way around this? I need the ability to delete /run/nologon after my computer has ...
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Control+Direction in Terminal

Within Pantheon Terminal, I can't seem to engage common Tmux resize commands by using Control+Up or Control+Down. Using Control+Right or Control+Left does work, so it seems to indicate to me that ...
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Terminal, Juno, Copy last output not translated in french

I have an issue on Terminal with French language. One menu item is not translated in french : Copy Last Output. Other entries are translated but not this one. Do you have this issue too ? Best ...