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⌘ + T Open terminal Shortcuts Pantheon Terminal Ctrl + D Closes active tab Ctrl + Shift + W Closes tab Ctrl + Shift + T Opens new tab Alt + 1...9 Jumps to first-ninth tab Ctrl + + Increase font size Ctrl + - Decrease font size Ctrl + C Copy selected text (if nothing is selected, it will terminate the current process) Ctrl + V Paste clipboard text Ctrl + ...


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To change font in the Terminal you need dconf-editor. Install it, if you haven't done so: sudo apt-get install dconf-tools Run it and go to path org > gnome > desktop > interface > monospace-font-name. Enter name of desired font and font size. For example Anonymous Pro 11. You can also use the command in Terminal instead of the dconf-editor.


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To change the font of just the terminal (pantheon-terminal), you can use the dconf-editor (requires an install) or the gsettings command. Edit the font property in the org.pantheon.terminal.settings schema. For example: $ gsettings set org.pantheon.terminal.settings font 'FreeMono 10' You will have to close and reopen the terminal for the changes to take ...


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You can find the "upstream release" codename using the -u flag with lsb_release commands. Try it with the following command in Terminal: lsb_release -a -u On Freya, it gives me the following output: No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty Without the -u flag, you'll get ...


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In order to turn off transparency, open a terminal session and run the following commands, depending on your version of elementary OS: 0.4 Loki Turn off transparency in WingPanel gsettings set org.pantheon.desktop.wingpanel use-transparency false Turn off transparency in Terminal gsettings set org.pantheon.terminal.settings background "rgba(37, 46, 50, ...


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You can set the default terminal by changing the alternative for x-terminal-emulator. Installing gnome-terminal creates an alternative symlink so all you have to do is set it. sudo update-alternatives --set x-terminal-emulator /usr/bin/gnome-terminal.wrapper Edit: It seems like the shortcut implementation is not using the alternative, but rather a ...


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To open terminal press super + T Super key = Windows key EDIT: To customize your shortcut key: Open System settings -- > Keyboard --> Applications Now select terminal on right side of window, then just press the shortcut key you want to assign. For example: If you want to assign ctrl+Alt+T After highlighting terminal on right side of window, press ...


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This is the expected behavior. If you want to open a new tab with the same location as the current tab, you can open a duplicate tab by right clicking on a tab and selecting "Duplicate". If you'd like to permanently change the behavior so that new tabs always open with the directory of the currently focused tab, you'll need to use either dconf Editor or the ...


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The ability to paste clipboard contents into the terminal using the standard Ctrl + V shortcut is called "natural-copy-paste" and you can disable it in the dconf settings. If you haven't already done so, install dconf editor using this command: sudo apt-get install dconf-tools Open dconf editor and navigate to org > pantheon > terminal > settings. Once ...


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Although disabled by default, you can assign a keyboard shortcut to enable any window to stay on top in Gala. Simply assign your desired key combination to the Toggle always on Top option located under System Settings -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts -> Windows.


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It's pretty easy, first add the fish shell repository: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:fish-shell/release-2 Then just updated your repos: sudo apt-get update Now we can install it: sudo apt-get install fish One more command and we are done: chsh -s /usr/bin/fish This last command will switch your default shell to fish. To see the changes close your ...


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To change the transparency in Terminal you can use gsettings like this: gsettings set org.pantheon.terminal.settings opacity 90 If you are not happy with the result, you can always change it to a different value or reset it to the default like this: gsettings reset org.pantheon.terminal.settings opacity To change the cursor shape, you can execute the ...


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just set org.pantheon.terminal.settings.follow-last-tab in dconf to true. Or you can execute in terminal: gsettings set org.pantheon.terminal.settings follow-last-tab true


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Ahh. I found the palette key located in dconf tools, in org.pantheon.terminal.settings Clicking Set to Default has made the colours much nicer. You can also run this command: gsettings reset org.pantheon.terminal.settings palette I'm not sure why this was necessary as I've never changed any of these settings before. Either way it works great now. Edit: ...


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I have a drop-down branch for pantheon-terminal https://code.launchpad.net/~parnold-x/pantheon-terminal/drop-down How to compile: sudo apt-get build-dep pantheon-terminal bzr branch lp:~parnold-x/pantheon-terminal/drop-down cd drop-down && mkdir build && cd build cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX:PATH=/usr .. sudo make install Then you can ...


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You can disable save-exited-tabs and then Ctrl+D can be used for bash. Just run: gsettings set org.pantheon.terminal.settings save-exited-tabs false


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In the Pantheon Terminal you can move between terminal tabs with Ctrl+Shift+← and Ctrl+Shift+→ respectively. You might as well be interested in List of keyboard shortcuts for Terminal


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If you prefer to do things in the terminal, simply run gsettings set org.pantheon.terminal.settings natural-copy-paste false


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You must actually change those keys in gsettings not in the gschema. So use for example the terminal with: gsettings set org.pantheon.terminal.settings follow-last-tab false


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The simplest way I can think of is to write the location that you want to bookmark to the bookmarks file, for example: echo "file:///home/user/location Place" >> ~/.config/gtk-3.0/bookmarks Of course, replacing the location string /home/user/location with your desired location and Place with whatever you want to call the bookmark.


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pantheon-terminal actually has an undocumented command line option -w with which you can specify a working directory for the new terminal. This option also handily checks for already existing pantheon-terminal windows and opens a new tab if there is one, or a new window if there isn't. I've written a tiny script that simply uses that option and then ...


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The new apt tool has been in Ubuntu since 14.04. apt(8) describes it thus: The apt command is meant to be pleasant for end users and does not need to be backward compatible like apt-get(8). To update your system with apt is as simple as: sudo apt update sudo apt full-upgrade apt-get is functionally very similar to apt, so there is nothing ...


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I know this is an old thread, but the approved answer is now incorrect and this is still the top Google link for this question, so in new versions of Elementary OS, the terminal is called io.elementary.terminal


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windows key + t or in the dock at bottom you will find terminal


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If you want to change the font color, you can use Configurator. Once you've installed the application, you go to org.pantheon.terminal.settings and change the value of foreground to any color you want. The default color in my system is #94a3a5 If you don't want to use Configurator(or dconf-editor) you an use terminal and paste this gsettings set org....


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If you already havent, install elementary-tweaks (For elementary freya): sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mpstark/elementary-tweaks-daily sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install elementary-tweaks Then go to System Settings > Tweaks > Fonts and select the Monospace Font you want as well as its size. You can customize many other things as well from here.


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For a drop down terminal you can either use guake drop down terminal or terra: mix of guake and terminal emulation


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The terminal in elementary OS is written in Vala. You can see information about Pantheon Terminal and even read the source code on its Launchpad page.


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I don't think there is an command for this, but you can edit a file. Create/edit the following file: ~/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini And change it to this: [Settings] gtk-application-prefer-dark-theme=1


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Shift + Ctrl + + for increasing Ctrl + - for decreasing font size.


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