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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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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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 - 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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.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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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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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?