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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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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Clicking on “Applications” in the top-left corner opens a terminal

I've been playing around with dconf tools. I'm not sure what I've done but now when I try to click on Applications, a terminal opens. So far, clicking everywhere else works fine. Any ideas? Thanks!
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Terminal does not respond [closed]

I'm having problems with my terminal. When I boot up, the terminal starts at startup, I'm using zsh (prezto) it may take a while for my terminal to be fully operational. My problem right now (just ...
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How can I run a Terminal command as “root”?

I tried to install Git using this command apt-get install git, but getting this: E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13: Permission denied) E: Unable to lock the administration ...
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Is there a way to create bookmark on Pantheon Files using terminal?

I wonder if there's a way to add a bookmark in Pantheon Files (same as CTRL+D) using some command in terminal? Thanks
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How to disable last working directory in pantheon-terminal?

I work a lot in terminal, and am not a fan of having new tabs and new windows opening my previous working directory. I would like to change pantheon-terminal to open my home directory each time. I ...
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Duplicate terminal tab with shortcut [duplicate]

I'm using Freya 0.3.2. Is there any built in shortcut to duplicate current tab in terminal?
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Incredibly slow Terminal when modifying characters [closed]

The only thing that has been bugging me with ElementaryOS is the Terminal. Attempting to type into the Terminal works just fine, but when I try and use Vim or a REPL and the output spans multiple ...
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Can't execute shell scripts

I'm running elementary OS Freya on a HP Notebook. I downloaded the game "Faster than Light" and the launcher is a shellscript. Even with the +x permssion I get "permission denied" messages. I don't ...
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Can I make elementary terminal look like Ubuntu 14.04 Terminal?

I want to ask how can I make elementary OS terminal to look like Ubuntu 14.04 terminal. I don't like the design of elementary OS terminal.
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Curious about my apt-get update returns

So I try to apt-get update on the regular when I am working in Terminal. Recently I have been running said command and getting a few errors at the end. Doesn't seem to effect my box to much of an ...
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How to enable menu bar for pantheon-terminal

How to enable menu bar for pantheon-terminal? Is disabled by default in terminal? I'd prefer if answers didn't require additional things to be installed.
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Are there any alternatives to the default terminal, pantheon terminal? [closed]

What are the alternatives available for pantheon-terminal for elementary OS?
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how can i create and use multiple terminal configurations simultaneously?

is there a way to set multiple sets of preferences for pantheon terminal, and invoke multiple instances using different preferences? thanks, Dan
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Error: “Signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available”

I get error message like this W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY AE0A77A7BFF792D0 ...
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How can I open Terminal with a keyboard shortcut?

How I can open terminal with a keyboard shortcut? I can't open terminal pressing Ctrl+Alt+T in english layout. Can I assign my own keyboard shortcuts?
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Warning message while copy&paste commands from internet

When I try to copy and paste a command from net I faced this warning in freya. The command is adding a PPA. First I thought, the warning is with that particular web page. But the exact message is ...
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Adding a repo fails

After some latest update wget fails! I have tried to add PPAs from PlayOnLinux's list, and the place I am to enter the passwd it always returns lines shown on the image below. Has anybody got a ...
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How to set the terminal to “always on top” in elementary OS?

I am trying to keep pantheon-terminal always on top. I installed gnome terminal also but I cant find any option to keep always on top.
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Uninstall parental control plugin in system settings [closed]

Im using Elementary OS 0.3.1 Freya. After a recent update, i got these new settings in my system settings. A parental control, new network, new universal access, new mouse & touchpad plugins were ...
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How to remove this? [closed]

I get so packets, so what...Don't know what the package? How to remove?
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In which programming language elementary OS terminal is written?

I just saw a similar question in https://askubuntu.com/ and got a doubt that in which programming language elementary OS terminal is written?
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How can I make Ctrl+D not close the tab in Pantheon Terminal?

I've encountered something when using Pantheon Terminal. Normally, I expect Ctrl+D to delete the character at point if there is one, else if there aren't any characters on the line, send EOF (standard ...
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Beep works but the bell character makes no sound

I need to use a beep sound in a shell script as follow: echo -e '\a' echo -ne '\007' But it does not work What could be the reason?
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apt-get update stuck

Today I tried to install megasync icons from this https://github.com/cybre/megasync-elementary repository but process stuck on this line because my provider is blocking mega.nz site in my country. How ...
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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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Terminal lost header on latest update

i've just updated elementary and now the terminal does not show the header. Anyone know what's wrong and how to fix it?
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Can't open Software Center [closed]

I am a beginner on Linux so I don't know what went wrong but the Software Center wont open anymore, if I click it it will open and close immediately. Also, on the top bar it will appear the message on ...