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Command parameter autocompletion like “xe”

I noticed today, when working with XenServer's CLI, that the xe command allows autocompletion with the 'tab' character not only for files, but for parameters too! For example if I write xe vm-[tab] ...
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Autocomplete in all KDE textareas

Is there any way to get autocomplete from system dictionaries in all KDE text areas, including Kate, Dolphin, Rekonq and the rest of KDE? If it could be integrated into Firefox as well, that would be ...
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Linux terminal emulator with terminal autocomplete? [closed]

I've moved from OSX back to Linux and am mostly happy. One of the main things I miss is iTerm2, especially its terminal based autocompletion feature (tmux integration would also be nice). I've looked ...
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1answer
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linux / mac command line autocomplete (google search style)

Anybody know a good way to get my command line in Linux or Mac to behave similar to that of google autocomplete? http://support.google.com/websearch/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=106230 I feel like ...
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Bash autocomplete for different directories

I've played with bash autocomplete now for a while, but couldn't find a solution for my problem. I have a project directory with subfolders like this: projects/ruby/project1 projects/ruby/project2 ...
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1answer
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Bash filename tab completion

I have noticed sometimes that tab completion is helpfully filtered in bash. I am a java programmer and often use the java and javac commands in the terminal for quick or remote tasks. Say I have the ...
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1answer
320 views

Strange behavior of auto completion when double tab in terminal

I installed the new version of Ubuntu-12, and found a very strange auto-completion behavior. For instance, I have a folder tree something like ~/A/B/C.eps and open a terminal, under folder A, when I ...
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280 views

System-wide auto-complete word list syncing/integration?

I've been thinking that convenient auto-completion is my must-have feature of the text editors and word processors that I use. I wonder if anyone knows of a program or library that implements a ...
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2answers
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ls working strangely

I'm used to typing ls Doc, and tabbing a couple times to complete to ls Documents/. However, now my ls is completing that same statement to ls Documents with a space at the end of Documents, so I can ...
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Is it possible to configure the way bash completes directory names?

I'd like to instruct bash to use a special method to perform completion on certain directory names. For example, bash would call a program of mine to perform completion if a path starts with "$$", and ...
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1answer
774 views

Windows Command Prompt auto-completion with forward slashes?

I switch between Linux and Windows quite a lot and it's annoying the hell out of me that the Windows command prompt won't auto-complete directory paths when I press Tab if I use forward slashes like ...
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How to get linux to stop asking “There are # rows, list them anyway? [n/y]” for auto-completing

How do I get tcsh to stop asking if I want to list files in a directory that may have a lot of auto-completes? For example, if I do: xemacs ../"TAB" to get the list of files it asks: There are ...
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What is Alt+Shift+{?

Tested this on CentOS and Ubuntu, if you're in a directory with a ton of files $ ls day1.tar.gz day2.tar.gz day3.tar.gz day4.tar.gz day5.tar.gz day6.tar.gz day7.tar.gz day8.tar.gz day9.tar.gz ...
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Tab-completion with directories/links

I have this problem with tab-completion in terminal in both archlinux and ubuntu: I have a link which links to a directory named "something" in my home directory. Now when I open a terminal and want ...
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1answer
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how to enable command line autocomplete after sqlite

Once upon a time when I started sqlite from the command line I could using the tabbing autocomplete to enter the database name. This has not worked for a while now. Any suggestions on how to do this? ...
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How can I use Tab-Completion in PuTTY connecting to a Ubuntu Server?

I use PuTTY to connect to an Ubuntu Server (VPS). I would like to use Tab-Completion when I'm working with the command line on Ubuntu Server... How can I configure it?
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Is there a way to make Nano support auto-complete and auto-bracket closing?

Does anyone know if there's a way to make nano support auto-complete and auto-bracket closing?
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Zsh: How can I disable the “searching…”-feature?

When I misspell a command or directory and press enter, zsh first says command not found, but then displays the annoying "searching..." text, which can take a few seconds to show me, that nothing has ...