A command-line interface (or CLI) is a method of interacting with your OS or software by typing commands on your keyboard.

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Suppress extraction of __MACOSX directory when unzipping

ZIP archives produced on Mac OS X systems usually include a __MACOSX directory which is useless, annoying, and unwanted on pretty much every other OS. For unpacking ZIP archives I use Info-ZIP, which ...
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How to make Zsh not store failed command

Problem I'm using oh-my-zsh and Antigen to manage my Zsh. Sometimes I will accidentally enter a wrong/failed command into Zsh and it is very annoying when the zsh-autosuggestions plugin throws up ...
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Batch - Renaming network interfaces based on index with WMIC and netsh

I have two Intel NIC's that I need to rename based on their index numbers, WMIC is nice in that it seems to always return index numbers in numerical order so we can take the output directly without ...
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How to echo string of another string shell variable

We would like to echo the value of a shell variable which has another variable string in its variable name. eg: we want the following output var1=1 var2=2 We tried several various forms similar to ...
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How to identify USB webcam by serial number from the Linux command line [duplicate]

How do you get a USB webcam’s serial number from the Linux command line? I have multiple USB webcams connected to an Ubuntu machine. They all show up as /dev/video0, /dev/video1, /dev/video2, etc, ...
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How to disable (and re-enable) notifications on GNOME Shell version 3.8.4 from the command line?

I am running Centos 7 with GNOME-Shell 3.8.4. I can happily disable all notifications from the top-right menu, as pictured: I need to do that from the command line, though, because I need to ...
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Can't find the good Cygwin shell executable

I am working on Windows 7 and I need Cygwin for my project. I am trying to launch the Cygwin terminal from a Java programm and then write command lines but my problem is that I can't find the right ...
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How to use command line to stop application from another pc

I have 32 clients are running on MS Windows XP numbered as GON1NU01 to GON1NU32. I want to stop application from command line to stop all or selected clients "App_Stop_All". What command should I ...
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Can't change network password from command line

I have a previous question relating to how one can change a password of the 'bottom' client when recursively logged in to multiple RDP clients: Change Windows password when in multiple RDP One ...
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Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS backup server only starts up in command line

Basically i'm helping out at the offices where family works. They have this backup server computer - which is running Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS - which they apparently in the past could just turn on and then ...
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How to enable writing to C drive from Dos App?

I know it's a bad idea from security perspective. But it absolutely has to be done. Problem: Windows 7 Home Premium x64, needs to run a DOS app that writes an output file to C:\ The app runs fine, ...
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posh-git not reading my profile

I'm using posh-git (part of Github for Windows). I want to set a custom prompt as in this question. However, posh-git is not reading my profile file. I have tried: Running PowerShell as ...
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Changing the Accept header for a session with Chrome

If I want to change the user agent string for an entire session, I can start Chrome from the command line with the user agent switch, e.g. open ~/Applications/Google\ Chrome.app --args ...
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Special key sequence to run cmd at Windows lock screen

I'm aware of the hack where you can copy cmd.exe to the program that launches the sticky keys GUI, thereby giving you command line admin access from the windows lock screen after pressing Shift seven ...
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Can Not Start Glassfish 4.1 Server, Download, Unzip, Install, Windows 8.1

Before I start I wanted to say, I have to put a space in many of the links because I am new to superuser & have restrictions. You'll find the spaces http:// (HERE) localhost:4848/. I'm sorry for ...
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VirtualBox command-line - setting up port forwarding

I know how to configure NAT-based port forwarding using the VirtualBox graphical interface (as in the example below). How can I do the same via the command line?
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Extract Specific Fields from a Multi-Lined Text File via batch-file (.BAT)

I am new to batch-program and my wife asked me to help her to speed up her load. Question is, how will I extract the business date, terminal num(00099106), transaction amount, and commission from this ...
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TYPE the contents of all the E**01 files in the a folder and redirect in command prompt

Sorry learning command prompt and need assistance. Is there a command for: TYPE the contents of all the E**01 files in a folder and redirect the output (>) to create a file in the "expenses" folder ...
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Robocopy Log File Meaning of New File, New Dir

I've been learning and using robocopy a lot for the last few weeks. One thing I have not been able to find is good documentation on the terms used in the default log file. There is no header row in ...
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copy files from C:\ to another location with four characters or less

I need to copy the files with filenames that have four characters or less and .TMP extension into a folder. Can this be done with one command if they are in one location?
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How do I install Nix on a custom directory?

I have been trying to follow the Nix wiki to install Nix on a custom path /scratch/gopinath/nix. The /nix path is not accessible to me due to the restrictions on the system provided by my university. ...
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Command Line : Concatenate multiple files by date

I have got a plenty of .txt files in a directory. The directory also contains .png and some .pdf files. I have successfully concatenated .txt files using this command : @ECHO Off SETLOCAL for /r %%f ...
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How to launch RubyMine upon Ubuntu startup?

I'm new to linux, and I was trying to find the right command to open RubyMine. After some research, I came across a path to a file that would start the program from the terminal. I use it below. I ...
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What does the 5xDVD5.cmd do for installation? [closed]

MD "DVD1" MD "DVD2" MD "DVD3" MD "DVD4" MD "DVD5" move "Data-1.bin" "DVD1" move "Data-2.bin" "DVD1" move "Data-3.bin" "DVD2" move "Data-4.bin" "DVD2" move "Data-5.bin" "DVD3" move "Data-6.bin" "DVD4" ...
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Different WiFi signal strengths on different commands

I'm connected to a WiFi network AIRWOLF. The two following commands on Windows 7 show different signal strengths. Why? netsh wlan show networks mode=bssid netsh wlan show interfaces The ...
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How to connect to internet using “rasdial <connection name>” method in cmd

I am able to directly connect to internet using network connection interface shown below but I'm not able to connect to the net using cmd. with the following code. rasdial "TATA PHOTON+" ...
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Windows Batch File to move contents based on file type

I was figuring out a way to manage my downloaded files from chrome.I want that my pdf file should save in ABC directory, audio file should save in XYZ directory etc.I thought a way to do so through ...
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Can robocopy show the console and create a log file?

I'm working with robocopy for the first time and have got most of it figured out and working well except logging. I have experimented a bunch and if I run my job like this: robocopy /xc /xn /xo ...
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How to add the filepath to a specified line of a file using bash script?

I have the following bash code: echo "Enter an input path" read -e input_path OLDTEXT="\put(0,0){\includegraphics{/" NEWTEXT="\put(0,0){\includegraphics{$input_path/" find . ...
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Older History of commands linux

I want to check history of commands on my linux server that dates 1month and 4 days old, but the history is showing up to 1 month only (I was late checking it earlier). I know the ' History ' command ...
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How to use,run cURL tool with Android Studio on windows environment? [duplicate]

What is better way to use cURL tool with Android Studio 1.1.x on Windows? because there is no proper information in official site for client tools on windows environment. I tried to download from ...
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Windows Batch file nested IF statement running both IF and THEN

Not sure why this nested IF statement won't work right. I can't find any issues with it. The Last code block actually works properly, not sure why the first one doesn't. The first script is running ...
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How to list all installed and uninstalled optional Windows components on command line?

Optional components in Windows are, for example, IIS, telnet server/client, SNMP, etc. In Windows 7 GUI they are installed through Control Panel -> Programs and Features -> Turn Windows features on or ...
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How to untar an archive without the root folder, but keeping the full hierarchy inside it?

If I’ve got a .tar archive, and when I extract it, it gives me a single folder foo containing some more stuff, like this: foo/ something.txt another.txt bar/ something-else.txt Is there a ...
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Powershell not recognizing Commands

I'm a beginner in PowerShell, I've been working with it for a little while, but suddenly it started not recognizing some commands, for example , typing the Command Set-Location, generates this error : ...
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How can I prevent a command run in cmd from opening a new cmd window OR how can I keep that window open?

I want to run some commands from a cmd window. Currently, they open a new cmd window which closes immediately. This is unfortunate, because I would like to read the output of those commands. I have no ...
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run multiple commands from a file after logging into putty from a bat filee [duplicate]

I have written a bat file in which I have the following: putty.exe -t -load "ABC" -l username -pw password -m "C:\Users\pathasai\Desktop\abc.txt" In my abc.txt I have written some commands which I ...
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Batch File to show a Directory List excluding Directories that Start with Underscore “_”

I am throwing together a batch file that will echo out a list of all of the directories in a specific path. I have a few folders in the W:/wamp/www/ directory that start with an underscore _; for ...
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Find directories that contain more than one file of the same extension

I’m using Debian 8.0 and would like for example to find directories that contain more than 1 .mkv file. I tried this and it failed: find -type d -exec find {} -name '*.mkv' | wc -l\; There is a ...
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Command to open network “connect” window?

I'm looking for a command that opens the network "connect" window. It's commonly opened from the network icon in the notification tray, but it can also be opened through the Network and Sharing ...
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how to make a batch file close automatically

I have a .bat file which its content is like this: @echo off nc x.x.x.x 23 < commands.txt exit in which nc is a .exe file in the same directory nc.exe known as NetCat. The commands.txt file ...
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What's the easiest way to update the units command on a Mac?

What's the easiest way to update the units command on a Mac? I don't think I have any package managers installed. I just came across the units command for the first time: 0ony:sse-py stphqu0$ units ...
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Exclude top level files from zip but include directories and contents

This is driving me nuts. All google results are for the reverse scenario. So I have a directory structure like: MyFiles | file1 | file2 | file3 | MoreFiles | | file4 | | ...
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Using PuTTY SSH, how do I capture the remote output of a command?

In Linux ssh me@server "echo this ran remotely" The output this ran remotely is put to standard out. This is perfect. In Windows echo "echo this ran remotely" > test.cmd putty -i ...
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Mac Command Line Open PDF to Specific Page

The goal is to use command line to open a PDF file to a specific page. The more general question is how do I find out what args are available for any given app? I am able to open a pdf file in Mac OS ...
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Pause OneDrive sync using cmd

I would like to know how to pause onedrive from syncing using a command in the cmd. I am doing this because I have my .minecraft folder shared in onedrive and when I am playing minecraft, it is really ...
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Hide typing in Windows command line

I want to be able to paste a bunch of commands into the command prompt, but NOT show the commands that I'm typing (responses from the commands can show though). I know this is easy to do with a batch ...
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Suppressing error in batch command if reg

If I run the following: @ECHO OFF FOR /F "tokens=2* delims= " %%A IN ('REG QUERY "HKLM\SOFTWARE\SomeApp\Server" /v ServerName') DO SET ServerName=%%B ECHO Server: %ServerName% and the registry ...
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Pipeline from <filename> to <filename> in Windows CMD?

Is there a way to do this without a temporary file? I've tried with tee but that failed. Test case: >echo "foo bar" > ex2.go >type ex2.go "foo bar" >type ex2.go > ex2.go >type ...
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Windows server virtual machine in a linux server ONLY with terminal. Is it possible?

I have a linux server that I use for various services since a very long time. I would like to run some new software on it but it's a windows software that is a server of some kind. Unfortunately ...