2.4. Terminator console

Install Terminator:

1sudo apt install -y terminator

Customize the settings using the preferences dialog:

  • Profiles ‣ General ‣ Copy on selection = True

  • Profiles ‣ Scrolling ‣ Infinite scrollback = True

  • Profiles ‣ Scrolling ‣ Scroll on output = False

  • Plugins: disable all plugins

Install the Search on the Internet plugin:

1mkdir -p ~/.config/terminator/plugins
2wget -P ~/.config/terminator/plugins https://raw.github.com/choffee/terminator-plugins/master/searchplugin.py

Then enable it in the preferences.

Set Terminator as default terminal:

1gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.default-applications.terminal exec 'terminator'

There is no way to replace the default terminal used by Nautilus or Nemo.

Gnome Terminal must be replaced:

1sudo mv /usr/bin/gnome-terminal /usr/bin/gnome-terminal.bak
2sudo ln -s /usr/bin/terminator /usr/bin/gnome-terminal