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How to make terminator the default console?

asked 2012-11-29 01:57:04 -0500

Pranit Bauva gravatar image

updated 2014-09-28 15:50:13 -0500

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I want to make terminator the default console and assign a short-cut for that. ie. Ctrl + Alt + T. Can anyone please tell me how to do it?

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answered 2012-11-29 03:02:02 -0500

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updated 2012-11-29 03:21:44 -0500

So, you have two questions, and both of them are answered previously on

1. How do I change the default terminal

If you have dconf-editor Go to (org->Gnome->Desktop->Applications->terminal) and change the value. Then reboot and check.


gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.default-applications.terminal exec terminator

2. Terminal Key-Shortcut

Go to System Settings->Keyboard and add a new short-cut.

In the Command field you write the command you want to run, associated to the shortcut you will provide later. For example, one of my custom shortcuts is:

Name: Terminal

Command: gnome-terminal --profile=Default --geometry=95x35+250+60

Then click Apply, and in the second column you will see the field Disabled, where you need to type the key combination for the shortcut.

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