Profiles allow the user to quickly and easily automate the running of common commands. Examples could include:
ssh into another machine
starting an irc session
use tail to watch a file
All new and changed profiles are saved in the user's local home folder in
Procedure to create a new profile:
Click on the menu entry →
Click on the button .
Fill in the first entry with a name. This is the name that will show in the menu, and will be the default label instead of Shell when you start a session of this type.
Enter a command just as you normally would if you opened a new shell and were going to issue that command. For our first example above, you might type
On the other tabs of the dialog, configure this session's appearance. You can configure a different font, color scheme, $
TERMtype and many other settings for each session.
Press the button. The new session is now available in the Manage Profiles... dialog.
Any profiles which have Show in Menu checked will be listed by their name in the → menu. There will be no submenu if only the default profile is to be shown.