Ubuntu :: Gnome-terminal Fullscreen On Desktop2?

Mar 4, 2011

On my pc i have ubuntu 10.10 64bit desktop installed.on this pc i have a server running in a terminal.the terminal starts when i boot my pc.the "problem" is that it starts on my primary desktop, the one i see.i have the default amount of desktops: 4 and desktop cube enabled with compiz.now i want that the server starts in full-screen mode on my second desktop, so i can switch to it with ctr-alt arrow if i want to.can this be done ?this is how i start the server:i give this command in start-up applications:

sh "/home/user/Minecraft Server/run_on_startup.sh"
this is the script that starts the gnome terminal:


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Jun 6, 2010

I wondered if whether there is any way to make the xterm fullscreen and have the same white/purple colors as gnome-terminal in 10.04.I already know how to modify the command for the xterm session, but I want to know what options to give xterm to get the fullscreen white/purple look.

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Jun 18, 2010

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Jun 20, 2011

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Sep 5, 2010

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Dec 10, 2010

Linux-goers. I did some research on this, but I am still fairly new to Linux. In Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick), I accidentally overwrote my "/bin/bash" file. Dude, using "sudo" with a small typo can work disasters. Bash is now broken in the Terminal (gnome-terminal). Terminal itself still works fine, technically, but bash is still hosed/broken. Here is what I did to try to fix it: Booted from Ubuntu 10.10 live CD. Mounted my Ubuntu partition and manually copied the good/fresh "bash" file onto my hard drive. Verified copy was successful. Didn't help, as you see. Reinstalled "gnome-terminal" using synaptic package manager. Tried to reinstall bash via synaptic, it failed with error, "E: /var/cache/apt/archives/bash_4.1-2ubuntu4_i386.deb: subprocess new pre-removal script returned error exit status 2"

In Terminal, all basic commands work as far as I can tell. ("ls", "pwd", navigation, etc.) Here are some problems:My "username@computername" does not display in the prompt; only the $ sign. Bash keyboard shortcuts such as uparrow and tab do not work. Instead, each inserts a key code. I can't even move the cursor left/right. Aliases (a function of bash and .bashrc) are broken, of course. My sanity level decreases when I use Terminal now. For what it's worth, even with "sudo" I get a "permission denied" error when trying to run Google Chrome! I read something about a ".bashrc" file being a possible problem, but I don't know how to make it work, or the file's proper locations in Ubuntu 10.10. Is there something I can do with a "make" or "apt-get install" command or something?? Could this simply be a permissions problem? Is the link to "/bin/bash", "/bin/sh", or a ".bashrc" file broken? Guide me, oh Linux gurus.

P.S. I always wondered what exactly bash was and how it was different from the basic terminal. LoL, this is an excellent way to demonstrate the difference, and I WANT IT BACK!

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Nov 6, 2010

I'm using 10.04, and gnome-terminal GNOME Terminal 2.30.2 . I have irssi running on screen session on remote host. And I've been struggling for quite many days to configure it to produce either visual feedback or ring terminal's bell when I receive a private message or one of those that are highlighted.

My compiz settings window in General tab has 'Audible bell' checked.

My GNOME terminal has 'Terminal bell' checked.

I also added 'set bell-style audible' to my ~/.inputrc

And I also tried to manually load pcspkr module into my kernel.

No of the above helped or at least I haven't been able to notice any difference.

I also used some commands for irssi to produce bell sign.

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Jan 24, 2011

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Mar 5, 2011

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Jul 21, 2010

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Apr 29, 2010

In KDE's Konsole, I can do the following from the terminal:

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How can I determine what desktop number the current gnome terminal in a gnome session is connected to?

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Aug 26, 2011

I find xcompmgr more than adequate for making a desktop look pretty modern, and I don't like the more extravagentCompiz gimmicks - but there is one thing that irritates when using xcompmgr which someone here might have worked round.

Rounded window borders don't draw and redraw properly when using the Terminal (gnome-terminal and the LXDE and Xfce ones) or system monitor and moving them from their default place. You get this little white botch at the corners. I'm not massively technical and I'm ambivalent about how much more I want to learn as I have plenty of creative outlets already, but I would like to solve this. Somehow xcompmgr is treating these programs as a different class? It's capable of drawing the window borders properly as it is just these two programs that get botched. Possibly this doesn't get noticed as maybe people usually use xcompmgr with openbox and LXDE and their square window borders. I did do a search but there was nothing matching what I saw.

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May 30, 2010

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Nothing there.
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Jun 21, 2010

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Sep 13, 2010

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Feb 22, 2010

I just installed 9.10 and this is my first time using Ubuntu. I was using Kubuntu before and used KPPP with my Verizon USB720 wireless card. It's the type that gets internet access through the cell towers.I installed KPPP but when I try to start it I get this error:


Could not launch KPPP
Failed to execute child process (permission denied)

I tried Gnome PPP and it would open but not connect. This is what is in my log files"


--> WvDial: Internet dialer version 1.60
--> Cannot get information for serial port.
--> Initializing modem.


After doing much searching and reading I figured out to open Gnome PPP from the terminal with sudo. When I do that it works fine. Also KPPP opens that way although I haven't tried it to see if it connects. Although this works it's not a very convenient way to connect. How can I get it to work without doing this?

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Mar 8, 2010

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Mar 20, 2010

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Apr 27, 2010

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May 4, 2010

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I guess something like:

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May 12, 2010

Editing the profile in gnome-terminal has absolutely no effect on the appearance. I can change background color, transparency, image, etc. in the profile edit window, save changes,and the _actual_ terminal appearance does not change at all. I did make sure to switch to the edited profile after editing -- to no avail.The default navy-on-light-blue isn't bad, but the light-green default for executables is effectively completely invisible on the light blue background.Is this a bug? Or does someone have a workaround?FWIW, gnome-terminal in 9.10 was completely customizable

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May 17, 2010

For some reason whenever I load gnome-terminal using 9.10 I get this message:
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Sep 22, 2010

I created a menu entry to run MATLAB using

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Nov 6, 2010

For example if I run command in terminal: sudo startupmanager, my psw is accepted and startup manager is started correctly.

But if I click "System- Administration- Start Manager" GNOME asks "Enter the administrator password" and same psw as in terminal is not accepted.

My account is assign to admin group, checked via System- Administration- Users and Groups

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Dec 31, 2010

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10. Anyways i was wondering if it's possible to see pictures in the gnome-terminal. So can we use a framebuffer to see pictures in the default terminal? how to activate the buffer and see the pictures.

I've attached a thumbnail of the terminal i'm talking about

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Jan 19, 2011

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Feb 4, 2011

A few minutes ago, without any apparent reason, my gnome-terminal started refusing acceptance of lowercase 'L'. When I hit the 'L' key, the menu toggles between visible and hidden. Note, this is lower case 'L', not uppercase.

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Mar 3, 2011

I've seen lots of posts all over the Internet that advise users to check the "Run command as a login shell" checkbox in GNOME Terminal under Edit->Profile Preferences->Title and Command.

This makes gnome-terminal run bash/csh/tcsh/ksh as a login shell, which it does not do by default. In turn, running gnome-terminal as a login shell sources the system and user login scripts. This sets up things like colored ls etc.

It seems like gnome-terminal should be a login shell by default. Why isn't it? I've never seen a good explanation of why gnome-terminal isn't a login shell. The "Run command as a login shell" checkbox must be unchecked by default for some good reason, right?

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Mar 10, 2011

I did a search. But I'm not sure about the latest status - posts reporting a problem are pretty old.So, is there a problem with gnome-terminal --geometry?For instance

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works fine.


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