Terminator - terminal emulator
Terminator Super+T is default terminal emulator in Mabox.
Terminator is an advanced terminal emulator, which is a great proposition for people who often work in many terminals.
Some of Terminator features:
- split terminals and arrange terminals on the grid
- change of terminal arrangement (drag and drop and shortcuts)
- many keyboard shortcuts
- saving multiple layouts and profiles using the GUI preferences editor
- simultaneous writing to any terminal groups (broadcasting)
Shift+Ctrl+O – split horizontally (this is o like horizontally, not zero)
Shift+Ctrl+E – split vertically
Alt+Arrows – move directly between terminals, similarly Ctrl+Shift+Tab and Ctrl+Shift+N or Ctrl+Shift+P
Ctrl+Shift+X – zoom active terminal (toggle)
Super+Shift+R – change the mutual position of the panels (terminals) counterclockwise
Ctrl+Shift+W – close terminal
Ctrl++ – increase font size (also ctrl + mouse wheel)
Ctrl+- – decrease font size (also ctrl + mouse wheel)
Ctrl+0 – restore original font size
Mabox provides a little wrapper around terminator, which works like drop-down quake-like terminal.
Keybind to start it is Ctrl+` (tilde).
Subsequent use of Ctrl+` will hide or show Quake terminal. To quit use Alt+F4 or just logout from shell by Ctrl+D or:
By default Quake terminal appears on top and its size is 75% width and 50% height, but you can change and save its size and position.
Resize window: Alt+R then resize by mouse.
Move to your preferred place: Alt+M then move by mouse.
Save new position and size by command:
Terminal colors can be set thanks to themes.sh script. It comes with 270+ preloaded themes.
# List available themes themes.sh -l # Set new theme themes.sh nord # Select theme interactively th