Terminal maximized?

killermoehre killermoehre at gmx.net
Fri Apr 3 19:12:02 CEST 2015

Am 03.04.2015 um 12:44 schrieb Ralf Mardorf:
> On Fri, 3 Apr 2015 09:28:36 +0200, Heinz Diehl wrote:
>> this may surely be an easy to answer question, however, I can't find
>> any answer to it. How can I get all my xfce4-terminal windows to start
>> maximized? E.g. the same thing that "xfce4-terminal --maximize" does.
>> Is there any global option except fiddling with the default geometry
>> in terminalrc?
> Hi Heinz,
> if I use menus and launchers, I prefer to edit them manually.
> Perhaps after editing
> /usr/share/applications/xfce4-terminal.desktop
> /usr/share/gnome-control-center/default-apps/xfce4-terminal-default-apps.xml
> there's no need to edit the menus and launchers anymore, but I don't
> know.
> JFTR I dropped xfce4-terminal in favour of roxterm. IMO it's the best
> terminal emulation. However, roxterm needs to be launched with the
> -m, --maximise, --maximize option too.
> To edit menus there are tons of GUIs available, but for DEs such as
> Xfce editing menus by those tools is limited.
> You could try
> mozo, menulibre, alacarte and cinnamon-menu-editor
> and add --maximize to the menu entries.
> I didn't read those links myself, but they might be useful:
> https://wiki.xfce.org/howto/customize-menu
> https://forum.xfce.org/viewtopic.php?id=8671
> Regards,
> Ralf

Never ever change files in /usr (except for /usr/local) directly. They
will be overwritten on updates.
If you want to make changes, copy them before into
~/.local/share/applications/ (create if necessary).

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