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Embed a terminal in your Ubuntu desktop

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Admit it. You enjoy using the command line in Linux. You only have a graphical interface so people in the office don't look at you strangely. So why not embed a terminal window into the Gnome desktop and have a soothing desktop picture and the power of the command line all at once?

Doing this is easier than you imagine and takes just a couple of minutes to complete.

The easiest way is to install Devil's Pie with a custom terminal setup each time you login. Devil's Pie is a simple utility that detects windows as they are created and then matches then with pre-set rules. So actions can be executed for each window opened.

To embed the terminal in the desktop do the following:

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