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 can I disable transparency throughout the UI - IN JUNO?

How can I disable window transparency throughout the UI - IN JUNO? Currently, when using a dark background in terminal "solarized dark", the panel is at about 90% opacity, but would like to have it ...
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no way to run commands as a login shell in terminal

I'm using ruby version manager rvm which requires its commands to be run in a login shell. gnome-terminal provides an option for commands to run as a login shell as described here. however, there's ...
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Open pantheon terminal with starting command

How can I open pantheon-terminal with starting command to be executed? For example something like pantheon-terminal --start-with echo "Hello World!" should open new terminal window and execute the ...
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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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I can't use sudo commands!

When I go to terminal and try to enter a sudo commands it say's "Username not in the sudoers file." So how can I be able to use sudo commands.
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Control+G inside terminal is not functioning correctly

While inside the terminal I cannot press Ctrl+G. This is painful inside Emacs as it is the keybinding for cancelling a command. I believe it is bound to something else inside the terminal. How do I ...
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How to change terminal shortcuts

I use irsii in terminal, and I would like to use Alt-1, ..., Alt-9 to switch between irssi windows, but these keybindings are already taken from terminal to switch between terminal tabs. I read this ...
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Launching a command in terminal from the app launcher

I would like to launch this simple oneliner in terminal, but from app launcher. curl wttr.in/bydgoszcz It just shows nice weather report, like this: I found out that it is possible to launch a ...
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Determine base Ubuntu version

I'm trying to contribute with Docker's install script by providing auto distribution detection support for elementary OS, so, elementary OS users would be automatically detected when using Docker's ...
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How to completely clear screen in terminal with keyboard shortcut?

I'd like to bind Ctrl + L to tput reset rather than clear. Any ideas how to accomplish this?
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Install app from App Center in terminal

is it possible (and how?) to install AppCenter Apps (like Quilter or Agenda) via command line? sudo apt install doesn't work for me... Thanks, Carlos
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Give pantheon terminal a fixed window name

I am using Elementary OS version 0.4.1. I need to give pantheon terminal a fixed window name. Currently it is set to mix of command it is executing and the pwd, which is not what I want. Is there a ...
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Terminal panel color different than other

I donẗ know why, but Terminal panel color is from dark theme, but everything else follow standard gray/silver color. How to fix this? edit: I found that Videos media player is also dark. Is ...
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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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update-alternatives: error: alternative path /usr/bin/io.elementary.terminal doesn't exist

since yesterday, I have no pantheon-terminal any more (elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki). Trying to install it yields this error message: LANG=C sudo apt install pantheon-terminal ... pantheon-terminal is ...
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I'm having this issue with pantheon/terminal

Need to get 0 B/4,464 B of archives. After this operation, 16.4 kB of additional disk space will be used. Selecting previously unselected package pantheon-terminal. (Reading database ... 344254 files ...
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Pantheon-terminal is not installed and cannot install it

I just can't find terminal after shutdown. It was lost from wingpanel, bottom quickpanel. Hotkeys also does not work. If i try to install pantheon-terminal, it's return: Please, help =(
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Terminal - highlighted text problem

i have this problem: when i create some directory, especially the external hard disk directory, my terminal highlights the name of every directories, like this: how can i erase those highlight? ...
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How do I resolve an error updating pantheon-terminal?

I get the following while trying to run updates ... ╭─rkm@Latitude-E6230 ~ ╰─➤ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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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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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 can I clear and reset the buffer in Terminal?

Due to the way Terminal clears the screen with the Ctrl + L shortcut, I'm unfortunately finding myself using other terminals for most things. I work with logs a lot, and need to be able to quickly ...
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Getting errors when trying to run sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

So I'm having the following issues Reading package lists... Done W: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/elementary-os/stable/ubuntu loki Release' does not have a Release file. N: Data from such ...
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Open a new tab in terminal instead of a new window?

When a terminal is running and I launch another, is there any way to open a new tab in the same window instead of open a new window?
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Pantheon-terminal key binds

I've just recently moved from Fedora to Elementary, and this is just about the only thing I miss. I want to set a keybind to cycle through tabs in the terminal window, I'm used to running vim in one ...
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Colors in Terminal not working after deleting bash history

I know it wasn't a good idea, but after I used the command rm bash_history in the pantheon terminal, the colors (like when using ls) disappeared. What can I do? Can someone provide the original ...
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Can't update the system

So, the system is telling me that important updates were found, but every time I run sudo apt update I get these errors. Err:19 http://ppa.launchpad.net/kernel-ppa/ppa/ubuntu xenial Release 404 ...
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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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How to install gdebi?

I have a freshly installed system, and i've not been able install any third party software or packages via the terminal or software center. Please help me out
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Script not opening in terminal via desktop launcher

Here's my .desktop file content [Desktop Entry] Encoding=UTF-8 Name=wifite Comment=WiFite , fight for WiFi Exec=pantheon-terminal -e 'wifite --help' Icon=wifite Terminal=true Type=Application ...
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lost /etc/apt/sources.list

I somehow lost /etc/sources.list I'm tired of googling it all day. Please help me :( And it is giving me this warning. WARNING:root:could not open file '/etc/apt/sources.list' The program '...
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Command to start Pantheon-Terminal with custom window size

Is there an argument that would start the terminal with a certain window size - like the geometry argument (-geometry in xterm, --geometry= in Terminator and --geometry in Gnome Terminal) when I run a ...
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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
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Drop down terminal in elementary OS?

In GNOME there is the drop down terminal extension that appears when you press ' (the key above tab). Can I do the same with the terminal program shipped with elementary OS Freya? If not, is there ...
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Зависает при установке приложений через терминал! [closed]

Зависает при установке приложений через терминал]1 Stuck on 16% !? i did use sudo apt install pidgin...
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Cannot use F10 in command-line applications in Pantheon Terminal

As title says - when launching "mc" in Pantheon Terminal the F10 key (used to signal "quit" for mc) is not received. The Gnome Terminal has the option to disable the "menu shortcut key F10". Is ...
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How to make a terminal split view?

I work with different machines and want to have one window of terminal split into two or three. To see at once what happens on different machines.
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After updating from AppCenter: sudo apt autoremove convenient?

After updating through AppCenter I use to verify that everything is OK. When I run sudo apt upgrade sometimes the command tells me that some packages are not necessary and that I should use sudo apt ...
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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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Shortcut to pantheon-terminal opens tab instead of new window

I want to create a keyboard shortcut for opening a program in a new terminal. So I went to System Settings - Keyboard - Shortcuts - Custom and assigned the command pantheon-terminal -e htop to a key ...
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How can I find out what a Terminal command will do before I run it?

If I run into a Terminal command here in StackExchange or elsewhere on the Internet, how can I easily understand what this command will do so that I can make sure it's safe before I run it?
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Shortcut to change the pantheon-terminal font size

I have found a link to change default terminal font size: Ctrl + + is not working for me to increase font size. Is there any keyboard shortcut to increase and decrease?
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How can I open a terminal?

how can I open a terminal in elementary os? I could do alt+ctrl+t in ubuntu. I have just installed this os in my system. Please help.
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How to disable remember last position (directory) in apps? [duplicate]

I noticed that every time I open a new window of Files and Terminal, it goes directly to the previous working directory. How can I disable this completely for all applications?
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Ctrl + Tab not working for Loki Terminal with Fish

I am using the latest Elementary 0.4 with Fish as my primary shell; Ctrl + Tab used to switch between the shell tabs is not working.
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Disable Blinking cursor in Pantheon Terminal

I cannot figure out how to disable the blinking cursor is Pantheon-Terminal (which I think is the same as Gnome-Terminal). I looked in dconf-editor, but did not see any variable that seemed to be ...
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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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Pantheon Terminal Will not work after uninstalling zsh

Just got a fresh copy of elementary after I messed it up. Then again, I just installed zsh and I was configuring it, messed up the configuration. After that Oh well, lets remove and reinstall it. As ...