gnome-terminal question

Jimmy Wu jimmywu013 at
Wed Jul 25 00:28:19 UTC 2007

Open the gnome-terminal's help menu (from the GUI window not the man page).
I remember reading something in there about running commands in new
windows/tabs etc.


-- Jimmy

On 7/24/07, Toby Kelsey <toby.kelsey at> wrote:
> I can't seem to find how to do something very simple in gnome-terminal:
> run a
> command in a new tab of the current gnome-terminal from the command-line.
> I would expect something like
>   gnome-terminal --tab --current-window -x top
> to work, but the option doesn't seem to exist.  Also being able to list
> current
> tabs would be useful.  Do I have to junk gnome-terminal and revert to
> screen?
> The man page talks about specifying PROFILENAME and PROFILEID without
> mentioning
> any way of determining/printing these values!  Completely useless!
> Toby
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