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Update with terminal instead of AppCenter

elementaryOS natively supports two different packaging formats, deb packages and Flatpaks. The system's deb packages are managed via the Aptitude package manager while Flatpaks are maintained ...
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How can I disable natural copy & paste in Terminal?

If you prefer to do things in the terminal, simply run: gsettings set io.elementary.terminal.settings natural-copy-paste false Before Elementary OS 5.0, it was: gsettings set org.pantheon.terminal....
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Pantheon-terminal key binds

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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How can I change the default Terminal font?

For versions 5.0 above: gsettings set io.elementary.terminal.settings font 'FiraCode 10'
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Name of elementary OS terminal (to open new terminal window from within Terminal)

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....
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Open a new tab in terminal instead of a new window?

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-...
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Name of elementary OS terminal (to open new terminal window from within Terminal)

The command to run is: pantheon-terminal
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no way to run commands as a login shell in terminal

Setting the shell key to bash --login doesn't work, however I managed to fix that with the following workaround: create a file named bashlogin in /bin directory with the following content #!/bin/sh ...
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How can I open a terminal?

windows key + t or in the dock at bottom you will find terminal
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How can I disable natural copy & paste in Terminal?

For Elementary OS 5.x Juno, it has been set to a new location: gsettings set io.elementary.terminal.settings natural-copy-paste false
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How can I clear and reset the buffer in Terminal?

The reset command might be what you are looking for.
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How to set alternative terminal as default

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.default-applications.terminal exec gnome-terminal gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.default-applications.terminal exec-arg '' If you want to set a terminal other than ...
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How can I find out what a Terminal command will do before I run it?

There's a great online tool called ExplainShell that will break down the command into its individual parts and explain what each part does. For example, see this page which explains the following ...
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How to run multiple command sequentially?

You can make shell scripts to achieve this. A shell script usually starts with #!/bin/bash. Let's say you want to execute sudo apt update and ls but you don't want to type it every time. So a shell ...
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Make pantheon terminal window appear on all workspaces

You can achieve this by assigning a keyboard shortcut to "Toggle on all Workspaces" in System Settings -> Keyboard. Now when pressing that keyboard combination with your Pantheon Terminal active, the ...
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bashrc error message on terminal

You need a newline after esac. esac [ -r /home/ajith/.byobu/prompt ] && . /home/ajith/.byobu/prompt #byobu-prompt# Even though it looks like a special symbol, '[' is actually a ...
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Name of elementary OS terminal (to open new terminal window from within Terminal)

For the new version elementary 5.1 Hera the correct command to launch a termianl is io.elementary.terminal -n
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Differences between gnome-terminal and pantheon-terminal

When comparing Gnome Terminal vs Pantheon Terminal, the Slant community recommends Pantheon Terminal for most people. In the question “What are the best Linux terminal emulators?” Pantheon Terminal ...
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Installing Deepin Terminal

There are two ways. The first way is build source code https://github.com/linuxdeepin/deepin-terminal The second way is add deepin to sources list then sudo apt install deepin-terminal http://...
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Case sensitive tab completion

And of course as soon as I ask I find the answer - set completion-ignore-case off in /etc/inputrc (from https://askubuntu.com/questions/87061/can-i-make-tab-auto-completion-case-insensitive-in-the-...
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How to install gdebi?

You dont need 'gdebi' anymore...just open Appcenter and install Eddy.
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Hide tabs bar in terminal

These are the commands you're looking for: gsettings set io.elementary.terminal.settings tab-bar-behavior 'Always Show Tabs' gsettings set io.elementary.terminal.settings tab-bar-behavior 'Hide When ...
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Terminal does not auto fill anymore with tab key

Can you tell if the problem is specific to io.elementary.terminal (the default elementaryOS terminal GUI), or is it the Bash shell in general? Try keyboard combo Ctrl-Alt-F2 to switch to another ...
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How to open a new Terminal Window instead of a new Tab

The solution I found for the same problem is to make a new Custom shortcut - System settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts > Custom shortcut , click on the little + on the bottom left side of the right ...
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Mac-like terminal prompt?

Follow these instructions and will have a very similar result (take a look at the screenshot): $ sudo apt-get install zsh $ sh -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/robbyrussell/oh-my-...
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Forgot to set bash as terminal before uninstalling fish

Launch Ubuntu Software Center Reinstall fish Launch terminal and change shell to bash: chsh -s /bin/bash remove fish
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Remote ftp server: Cannot open data connection

You must use passive mode ftp -p4 192.168.0.4 However, you can also open port 1085 in your firewall.
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I can't use sudo commands!

This can be achieved very easily by executing the following command in terminal sudo usermod -aG sudo <username>
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I can't use sudo commands!

I ran into a similar issue as the only administator of my machine. If you have another administative user, jena's answer is an easier way. I was really helped by an anwser on askubuntu about resting a ...
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Revert to default color scheme in Pantheon-Terminal

You can reset terminal palette to default with dconf or via the command line: gsettings reset org.pantheon.terminal.settings palette To set background transparency you can change the background key ...
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