This belongs to Research Software Engineering on Linux series
get package name for a missing command
which can print the program full path for the command, useful if multiple version is installed.
command_name without any options argument, if not found bash will prompt you the name
Gnome desktop support the "Ctrl+Shift+T" shortcut key to launch a new terminal windows.
Inside "gnome-terminal" window , menu "Edit|Preferences" will bring up "Keyboard Shortcuts" where you can set your custom shortcuts.
Ctrl+Shift+T : create a new tab
this can be changed to "Ctrl+T" to be consistent with nautilus, Firefox.
- Alt+1 -:Switch to Tab1
- Alt+2 : Switch to Tab2
- Alt+3 : Switch to Tab3
- Ctrl + + : increase font size
- Ctrl + – : decrease font size
Open terminal in the current folder from shortcut menu
nautilus-open-terminal, right click any blank space, select "open a terminal" from drop down menu
sudo apt-get install dconf-tools nautilus-open-terminal
Without install any software, right click on the any folder, the drop down menu also have the menuitem, open a terminal and cd to that folder.
Change gnome desktop acceleration key
gnome-control-center or go to system settings GUI, go to "device" pane and "Keyboard", system wide shortcut keys can be set. It is worth of browsing all the system short cut, such as screenshot.
In case shortcut keys are not allow to change.
sudo apt-get install dconf-editor
dconf-editor and set the
org/gnome/desktop/interface/can-change-accels boolean on.