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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'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), ...