Question 1 of 3 : Ubuntu - size of Terminal/Console
matt at warpedcore.net
Thu Jul 22 04:49:39 UTC 2010
On 22/07/2010 05:40, Basil Chupin wrote:
> I am just finalising the changeover of my wife's computer from another
> distro to Lucid (almost there - the bloody sound doesn't work! - where
> have I read this before? :-( ).
> Question 1: I always like to see the Terminal/Console window open in
> maximised mode.
> What do I need to do to make this window STAY maximised whenever I open it?
> I have used "gnome-terminal --maximize" till I am blue in the face but
> the setting will NOT stick. (BTW, the same thing is happening in
> Maverick Alpha2.)
> On my computer I have no such problem but with the new installation of
> Lucid (and in Alpha2 Maverick) I am unable to get it to "stick".
> What I forgotten to do, please?
You may want to check out Devilspie (apt-get install devilspie)
You'll probably want a rule something like
(if (matches (window_name) "^Terminal.+") (maximize))
Although I haven't tested that to see if it works
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