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 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?
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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.
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 cancels ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Forgot to set bash as terminal before uninstalling fish

Well, as dumb as it sounds, I was having some trouble with Fish, and decided to uninstall it. The wrong way. I simply used apt-get remove fish without using chsh -s /bin/bash beforehand. So this is ...
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Elementary OS, add custom command in context menu pantheon-files

I am trying to add a custom item to the pantheon-files context menu. When you click on a menu item in a folder, the terminal should start and process several commands, and thumbnail files should be ...
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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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Disable Ctrl+C/Ctrl+V Shortcuts in Pantheon Terminal for Juno

I use NeoVim and Ctrl+V is a reserved key for multiline select. In the past, I was able to use dconf to disable these shortcuts. Is there still a way to do this in Juno?
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Terminal becomes transparent after sleep. 5.0 Juno

So I recently installed elementary Os and I've been experiencing this problem: After I log back in from sleep state, the terminal its all transparent, except the header bar. Moving the mouse over the ...
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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 =(