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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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?
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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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Getting errors when trying to run sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

So I'm having the following issues Reading package lists... Done W: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/elementary-os/stable/ubuntu loki Release' does not have a Release file. N: Data from such ...
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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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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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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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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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Script not opening in terminal via desktop launcher

Here's my .desktop file content [Desktop Entry] Encoding=UTF-8 Name=wifite Comment=WiFite , fight for WiFi Exec=pantheon-terminal -e 'wifite --help' Icon=wifite Terminal=true Type=Application ...
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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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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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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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Terminal sudo apt-get update

I seem to be having a problem when I use sudo apt-get update & sudo apt-get upgrade. (Freya 32bits) I get this:- photos enclosed.]2
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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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Custom .desktop file, trying to launch a .sh

(I was told by AskUbuntu to post my question here) I have installed SQL Developer, which I need to execute by running sudo /opt/sqldeveloper/sqldeveloper.sh I made a custom .desktop file in /usr/...
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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 clear and reset the buffer in Terminal?

Due to the way Terminal clears the screen with the Ctrl + L shortcut, I'm unfortunately finding myself using other terminals for most things. I work with logs a lot, and need to be able to quickly ...
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Critical System Issue

Since attempting to install Steam and receiving the error message that there are apparently "held packages" on my system, I attempted to start my computer today and it repeatedly fails to load the OS. ...
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Why isn't `bash -c` working in this desktop/launcher?

I have a .desktop file to start Youtube-Viewer which is an application that runs in terminal. The command to use is something like youtube-viewer --video-player=mplayer. It works when I fire that in ...
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What are the 404 errors when I run update in terminal and how do I get rid of them?

What are the 404 errors when I run update in terminal and how do I get rid of them? i.e. W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/versable/elementary-update/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/source/Sources ...
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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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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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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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Open a new tab in terminal instead of a new window?

When a terminal is running and I launch another, is there any way to open a new tab in the same window instead of open a new window?
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How can I shorten my command line (bash/oh-my-zsh) prompt?

I have installed oh-my-zsh this morning and now command line is too long, it looks something like this: my-username@my-pc-name ~/Desktop/ I would like to change "my-username@my-pcname ~" part just ...
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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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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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elementary OS - Viewing the full Ubuntu based version

I would like to know how to get the long Ubuntu based version in Elementary OS Output of lsb_release -a -u: No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ...
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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?