gnome-terminal

gnome-terminal — is a terminal emulation application.

TLDR

Open a new GNOME terminal window

>_ gnome-terminal
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Run a specific command in a new terminal window

>_ gnome-terminal -- [command]
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Open a new tab in the last opened window instead

>_ gnome-terminal --tab
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Set the title of the new tab

>_ gnome-terminal --tab --title "[title]"
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SYNOPSIS

gnome-terminal [-e, --command=STRING] [-x, --execute ] [--window- with-profile=PROFILENAME] [--tab-with-profile=PROFILENAME] [--window- with-profile-internal-id=PROFILEID] [--tab-with-profile-internal- id=PROFILEID] [--role=ROLE] [--show-menubar] [--hide-menubar] [--geometry=GEOMETRY] [--working-directory=DIRNAME] [-?, --help]

DESCRIPTION

GNOME Terminal is a terminal emulation application that you can use to perform the following actions: Access a UNIX shell in the GNOME environment. A shell is a program that interprets and executes the commands that you type at a command line prompt. When you start GNOME Terminal, the ap‐ plication starts the default shell that is specified in your system ac‐ count. You can switch to a different shell at any time. Run any application that is designed to run on VT102, VT220, and xterm terminals. GNOME Terminal emulates the xterm program developed by the X Consor‐ tium. In turn, the xterm program emulates the DEC VT102 terminal and also supports the DEC VT220 escape sequences. An escape sequence is a series of characters that starts with the Esc character. GNOME Terminal accepts all of the escape sequences that the VT102 and VT220 terminals use for functions such as positioning the cursor and clearing the screen.

OPTIONS

-e, --command=STRING Execute the argument to this option inside the terminal. -x, --execute Execute the remainder of the command line inside the termi‐ nal. --window-with-profile=PROFILENAME Open a new window containing a tab with the given profile. More than one of these options can be provided. --tab-with-profile=PROFILENAME Open a tab in the window with the given profile. More than one of these options can be provided, to open several tabs . --window-with-profile-internal-id=PROFILEID Open a new window containing a tab with the given profile ID. Used internally to save sessions. --tab-with-profile-internal-id=PROFILEID Open a tab in the window with the given profile ID. Used in‐ ternally to save sessions. --role=ROLE Set the role for the last-specified window; applies to only one window; can be specified once for each window you create from the command line. --show-menubar Turn on the menu bar for the last-specified window; applies to only one window; can be specified once for each window you create from the command line. --hide-menubar Turn off the menu bar for the last-specified window; applies to only one window; can be specified once for each window you create from the command line. --geometry=GEOMETRY X geometry specification (see "X" man page), can be specified once per window to be opened. --working-directory=DIRNAME Set the terminal's working directory to DIRNAME. -?, --help Show help message.

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Christian Marillat marillat@debian.org for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others). gnome-terminal(1)

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