My Linux Command Line Setup

My objective is to replace the GNOME desktop with a command prompt after login.

Open GNOME Terminal.

Clone the default profile.

Clone the default profile

Name the cloned profile “startup”.

Run “tmux” command instead of my shell.

Run tmux command instead of my shell

Use white on black text and background color scheme.

Use Tango palette color scheme.


Hide scrollbar.

Hide scrollbar

$ cd /usr/share/applications

$ ls | grep -i “Terminal”

$ sudo nano org.gnome.Terminal.desktop

Exec=gnome-terminal –full-screen –hide-menubar –window-with-profile=startup

Save the file, but do not exit nano.

Launch GNOME Tweak Tool.

Add Terminal to Startup Applications.

Add Terminal to Startup Applications

Undo the previous edit to the “.desktop” file, save, and exit nano.

$ sudo apt install tmux tmux-plugin-manager

Download my “tmux.conf” file to your home directory.

Rename the configuration file to “.tmux.conf”.

$ tmux

Press Prefix (Ctrl-a) then “I” (without the quotes) to install the plugins listed in the configuration file.

Installing "tmux-battery" "tmux-battery" download success TMUX environment reloaded. Done, press ENTER to continue.

$ exit


My Linux Command Line Setup

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