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  1. #1

    prevent terminal from closing after command execution.


    I want to create application which launches some terminal, then some command is executed on that terminal and then prevent terminal from closing.

    I started to do on gnome-terminal because the Gnome is the most widely used desktop-manager in the Linux distributions.

    I want to do something like that:
    gnome-terminal --sync -x tcsh -c "cd xys; command ;" &

    In konsole there is a --noclose option preventing the terminal from closing after the command execution.

    I can do it like that:
    gnome-terminal --sync -x tcsh -c "cd xys; command xxx ; exec tcsh; " &
    But then I lose the certain settings which I loaded in the terminal during the command xxx execution.

    Do you know how to prevent gnome-terminal from closing after the command execution?

  2. #2
    just make a statement after your programs code like "print("Press<Enter>")

  3. #3
    If your command is a shell script, you could put a "read discardReply;" statement at the end of the commands which would cause that window to remain active waiting for the input from the user.

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  5. #4
    which is exactly what i said.

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