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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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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Terminal window get maximized [duplicate]

Don't know what went wrong my terminal window maximized to the screen
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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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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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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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Pantheon terminal error message

I'm getting this error message everytime I start the terminal: bash: PROMPT_COMMAND: line 1: syntax error near unexpected token `;' bash: PROMPT_COMMAND: line 1: `dbus-send --type=method_call --...
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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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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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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 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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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 to use terminal in "incognito mode'?

I am using freya. I prefer to use terminal for my work. (from copy to installation). In elementary, when I close terminal, it will be still on the previous directory. How can I disable this feature?...
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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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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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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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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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Elementary Tweaks - How can I Toggle “Prefer Dark Theme” via Terminal?

I just installed the elementary-tweaks package on Freya, and was wondering if there was a way to control the Prefer Dark Theme option programmatically with a script, or directly via the terminal. I am ...
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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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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....
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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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Terminal does not have focus on launch through a shortcut

When I open terminal through application menu (top left side menu) or from dock, then terminal opens with focus on it, over all other windows. When I try to open terminal through a shortcut, terminal ...
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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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Updating MonoDevelop to 5.9.6 [closed]

I was having allot of difficulty trying to update the version of MonoDevelop that is available for elementary OS Freya. I was trying to run these commands to get it done: sudo apt-key adv --...
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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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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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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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How can I disable natural copy & paste in Terminal?

I am a vim user and I need to use CTRL+V from time to time. Currently it pastes clipboard contents into terminal. In Luna, CTRL+SHIFT+V was used for pasting. How can I change the behavior of the ...
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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 ...
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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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How can I change the default Terminal app?

I would like to replace the default Terminal with the gnome-terminal. Is this possible? If I install gnome-terminal via apt-get it does not show up in the applications menu and I can't find an option ...
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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 can I change the default Terminal font?

No more to it, I can't seem to find any kind of Options or properties in the Terminal app. Is there a way to change the default font?
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I can't use sudo commands!

When I go to terminal and try to enter a sudo commands it say's "Username not in the sudoers file." So how can I be able to use sudo commands.
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List of keyboard shortcuts for Terminal

Is there a list or is it possible to elaborate a full list of pantheon-terminal's shortcuts? Example: Ctrl + L Clears the screen Ctrl + D Closes active tab Ctrl + Shift + T Opens new tab Alt + ...
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How to install Fish shell

For those who don't know what's Fish shell here's the home page I would like to install it and make it default. But under their homepage when I click on download I'm redirected to the ppa page. How ...
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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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Determine base Ubuntu version

I'm trying to contribute with Docker's install script by providing auto distribution detection support for elementary OS, so, elementary OS users would be automatically detected when using Docker's ...
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When I open a new tab in Terminal the prompt goes to Home instead of the current path

Previously in elementary OS when I opened a new tab, the new tab would open in the same location that I have in the existing tab. But now, it resets to home. How can I change this?
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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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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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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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