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Old 08-20-2010, 06:35 AM   #1
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Unhappy gnome-terminal Command to open up a new tab....

Are there a command to open up a new tab in gnome terminal(Ctrl+T outcome). I need it to use with in bash script.Any idea please....
Old 08-20-2010, 09:37 AM   #2
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if its not in man page than you can try sending keystroke with xvkbd command
Old 08-20-2010, 10:06 AM   #3
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you can use --tab option

gnome-terminal --tab 

gnome-terminal --tab --tab <- it will open two tabs


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