Opening Konsole with Multiple Pre-loaded Tabs

Duncan 1i5t5.duncan at
Mon Jul 22 23:02:33 BST 2013

Jerome Yuzyk posted on Mon, 22 Jul 2013 11:02:27 -0600 as excerpted:

> I finally got it to work correctly after reading the Konsole source [2]
> for the function and would like to share how I use it to help fill in a
> little empty spot in the KDE documentation space.
> I have a K Menu item configured to execute this command:
>     konsole --tabs-from-file /home/jerome/bin/konsole_Work
> where /home/jerome/bin/konsole_Work is a text file that looks like this:
>	title: Work;; workdir: ~/work;; command: vi _desk
>	title: root;; command: sudo -i sysfiles
>	title: bss-gate;; command: sshto gateway

> Each line of konsole_Work specifies a tab to open using up to 4 fields
> specifying how it is to open. Fields are delimited with ';;' and a field
> name must have a ':' appended.
>	title: 	a name for this tab, tab default if blank
>	workdir: working directory, ~ if blank
>	profile: a Konsole profile to use, the default if blank
>	command: a command to run

I see --tabs from file in konsole's --help output, but I would have had 
to guess or google the file's format.  Thanks.

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