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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Change pantheon terminal cursor type?

How can I change the default cursor to I-beam mode in pantheon terminal?
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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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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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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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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 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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Update with terminal instead of AppCenter

My AppCenter has an icon indicating several updates in the queue. How can I download and install these updates from Terminal/CLI without opening AppCenter?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to install Fish shell

For those who don't know what's Fish shell here's the home page I would like to install it and make it default. But under their homepage when I click on download I'm redirected to the ppa page. How ...
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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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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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How can I opening a directory from the terminal in a new session?

Coming from Mac OS, in terminal I am able to use open . in terminal which will open a directory. I am able to semi replicate this with pantheon-files ., but this returns [INFO 21:33:37.889767] ...
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How can I shorten my command line (bash/oh-my-zsh) prompt?

I have installed oh-my-zsh this morning and now command line is too long, it looks something like this: my-username@my-pc-name ~/Desktop/ I would like to change "my-username@my-pcname ~" part just ...
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How do I setup and use a USB serial console adapter?

How do I setup and use a serial console on Elementary OS?
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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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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 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 ...
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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: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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.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?
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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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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?