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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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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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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Juno - Notifications inside Visual Studio Code's integrated terminal

When I type a command inside Visual Studio Code's terminal the system brings out a notification that this command is complete. This is happening since I updated to Juno, when I was in Loki this was ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 disable jumping to last line and in pantheon-terminal?

I have been using elementry OS for some time. I use terminal a lot. I like the simplicity of pantheon-terminal but some behavior of terminal irritates me. Whenever, some commands are issues (which has ...
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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 ...