What is the use of iTerm?

iTerm2 allows you to divide a tab into many rectangular “panes”, each of which is a different terminal session. The shortcuts cmd-d and cmd-shift-d divide an existing session vertically or horizontally, respectively. You can navigate among split panes with cmd-opt-arrow or cmd-[ and cmd-].

What is iTerm on Mac?

What is iTerm2? iTerm2 is a replacement for Terminal and the successor to iTerm. It works on Macs with macOS 10.14 or newer. iTerm2 brings the terminal into the modern age with features you never knew you always wanted.

What is an iTerm profile?

A profile enables you to open a new command line window in a certain directory and run commands automatically. Let’s make one! First, close all open command line windows in iTerm, and start with a new command line window.

How do I get to iTerm preferences?

Open your mac System Preferences, then go to Users & Groups. Go to the Login Items tab. These are all the apps that will start when you log into your mac user profile. Click the + button to add an item to this list, then navigate to your Applications folder and select iTerm.

How do you close iTerm?

Session -> Edit session, Session tab, ensure ‘Automatically close a session when it ends’ is checked; and then, General tab, ensure Default profile is selected (or whichever profile you’re wanting to set), and click ‘Click to Set’.

How do I open a new window with iTerm?

Open a New iTerm Tab in the Same Folder

  1. go to your iTerm settings ( CMD + , )
  2. navigate to Keys.
  3. click the + sign (bottom left corner)
  4. choose a key binding (I took CMD + SHIFT + t )
  5. select the Duplicate Tab action.
  6. click OK to add your new binding.

How do I open an iTerm file on a Mac?

Under the “Shortcuts” tab, select “Services” on the left and then scroll all the way to the bottom of the list. You should find your “iTermLauncher” service under the “General” section. Click on it, then click the “Add Shortcut” button. Enter the shortcut you want to use, I went with Cmd-§ as it’s unlikely to clash.

How do I change my iTerm2 profile?

Now we have to set up the iTerm profile. Head to Preferences and Profiles . Create a new profile and configure its colours as you wish. Then open Advanced tab and at the very bottom you will find Automatic Profile Switching .

How do I reset iTerm?

Re-setting iTerm on MacOS X

  1. remove it from /Application and reinstall it,
  2. remove the ~/Library/Application Support/iTerm ,