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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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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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 ...
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Revert to default color scheme in Pantheon-Terminal

I was playing around with the color schemes in the terminal and now I'd like to set it all back to the default including the background transparency which seems to no longer be working. I have tried ...
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Can I prevent pantheon-terminal from opening links unless ctrl is pressed?

Currently, a single click on a link will open it in your browser. Sometimes I have many links on the terminal and would prefer to have to press ctrl+click to open a link. Doesn't look like it's ...
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How do I change desktop + login background using terminal WITHOUT root permissions?

So I'm writing a bash script that pulls a background picture from the web and sets it as the desktop wallpaper. I've managed to change the desktop background which is fairly easy by just running ...
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Where to find about arguments/options of Pantheon Terminal?

Looking for this, that's not much to see: pantheon-terminal --help-all [INFO 00:19:24.537835] Application.vala:155: Terminal version: 0.4.0.3 [INFO 00:19:24.537996] Application.vala:157: Kernel ...
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Completly empty terminal screen

Something strange is happening here. When I open a terminal, it is completely empty. No user@hostname nor the current working directory. It may be worth noting that I'm working of of an external hdd ...
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Installing Deepin Terminal

I just checked out the new Deepin 15.3 Release. But I'm more comfortable with elementary OS. I find the New Deepin Terminal Awesome. Any way to install this New Deepin Terminal on elementary OS Loki? ...
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Open url from terminal in chrome

When I click on the link just echoed, it is opened in firefox. Earlier such links from terminal were opened in chrome. But then I made firefox as my default browser. Then on wards these links are ...
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Hide title bar in pantheon-terminal?

The title bar (that above the tabs) is hidden when pantheon-terminal is full-screen. How can this bar be hidden when not full-screen? Alternatively, I'd be happier if I could make both it and the tab ...
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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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How do I if possible, master reset? [duplicate]

I don't know what I did but the app center no longer works. When I try to install something it says waiting and then install comes back up. Also in the terminal whenever I type in a Audi command it ...
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Case sensitive tab completion

I'm new to Elementary (though not to Linux) and really enjoying it so far. One thing I find annoying though is the case insensitive tab completion in the terminal/shell - I can see how it might be ...
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Leave pantheon-terminal open after task is complete

I have an automated bash script that I run with the pantheon-terminal -e command: pantheon-terminal -e my_script.sh At the end of the task, it prints out a summary of the results. I'd like to have ...
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Terminal rename tab

Is there a way to rename a tab in pantheon terminal? I looked in dconf-editor but did not see a setting for it to change the name. I tried right clicking on the tab and did not see it as an option.
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How to customise terminal to condense my the path to show just the current folder? [closed]

It gets pretty long when I'm deep in my folder structure and it sometimes covers the line in the terminal. Secondly how to show git branch if the folder is git initiated? Thirdly, how to funk up a ...
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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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“could not find a distribution template for Ubuntu/n/a” error in elementary OS

I got message like this : root@ferryready-Satellite-L510:/home/ferryready# curl -sL http://i-hate-farms.github.io/spores/install | sudo bash - Installing the repository... OK Traceback (most recent ...
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Where are dircolors defined for pantheon terminal?

Although pantheon-terminal does actually appear to be applying colours to filenames, it is not those defined in $LS_COLORS. For example ls should display executable files as bright green (ex=01;32), ...
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How can I disable transparency throughout the UI?

Transparency makes the text hard to read, and has zero benefit that I've ever been able to see. How do I turn it off? At least in Pantheon Terminal, ideally wherever it might occur.
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sudo apt-get upgrade error E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

I've been getting an error when I try to run sudo apt-get upgrade. Can you help? Thanks! :~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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How to disable saved state for pantheon-terminal?

Every time I open a new terminal window it opens on top of the last one I opened. I would like it to be opened in the middle of my screen. I've tried editing org.pantheon.terminal.saved-state opening-...
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Differences between gnome-terminal and pantheon-terminal

What are the differences between gnome-terminal and pantheon-terminal and what are the advantages of using one over the other?
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How to change Terminal opacity in Loki?

How can I change Terminal opacity in Loki? I have tried to change the font using dconf editor and it's work. But I couldn't do it for the opacity. Please help. Thanks
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Mac-like terminal prompt?

I just saw in a video a Mac terminal app with a feature I would really like to have in elementary OS default Terminal app. Capture: The prompt (little left arrow) is located below the line that ...
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Couldn't open OS terminal!

At first, I installed fish shell and used it for some time. but just now I wanted to uninstall fish shell , then I run sudo apt-get purge fish and logged out. However, when I logined again. I opened ...
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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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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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How can I enable syntax highlighting in vim?

I have the usual filetype plugin indent on and syntax on commands in my .vimrc and can verify that filetype is correctly recognised. But no syntax highlighting. What can I do? This worked out of the ...
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bashrc error message on terminal

I get the following error message whenever I open my terminal: bash: /home/ajith/.bashrc: line 168: syntax error near unexpected token `-r' bash: /home/ajith/.bashrc: line 168: `esac[ -r /home/...
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Unable to launch gnome-terminal from app launcher [duplicate]

I have installed multiple terminals. I was able to launch all the terminals from app launcher except gnome-terminal. What I have tried so far: I followed the link: How can I change the default ...
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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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Make pantheon terminal window appear on all workspaces

Somehow, I accidentally made one of my pantheon terminal sessions appear on every virtual workspace, and wanted to repeat this with another window - how do I do this? Right clicking the title bar of ...
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How do I make the terminal font a little brighter?

On my laptop the terminal font color is too dark. I need more contrast with the background. How can I achieve this?
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How do you have Ctrl + Alt + T duplicate a terminal tab in Freya?

I was able to do this just fine in the previous version of elementary OS. But I've been unable to find a method to do it in Freya. I want CTRL+ALT+Tto duplicate a tab in Freya with the same directory....