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tmux: close session while open

I am using tmux to manage multiple terminal windows. Currently I have 2 windows open with multiple panes. How can I close the session from inside of tmux. I know that I have to use the prefix (for me ...
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Type in multiple terminals [duplicate]

I am looking for a solution for Windows to be able to type the same commands in multiple terminals (SSH) at the same time. I am using ConEmu with Git bash, but any solution for Windows is of interest. ...
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Can I install ConsoleZ without a package manager?

I am not sure why/how, but I can't seem to simply install ConsoleZ on my Windows 7 computer. I went here, got the latest x64 release, and unzipped it. Afer unzipping it, I get just one directory, ...
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Is there a terminal supporting embeded graph under linux? [closed]

everyone. I want to know if there is a graphic terminal which support viewing images inline. The ipython qtconsole is very cool because it has the '%matplotlib inline' magic. But I'd like to use ...
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What are the differences between each virtual console (Ctrl+Alt F1 - F6)?

In Ubuntu, there are 6 virtual consoles, which can be accessed by pressing Ctrl +Alt + F1 - F6, and F7, to exit. What are the differences between these virtual consoles? Do they run different things, ...
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Reading setterm dump output in console vs xterm on archlinux

I have generated some dump files from a console gdb -tui sesson on one archlinux box using setterm -dump -file ss.dump. Using a console, I can view these files on two different archlinux boxes. In ...
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“ubuntu terminal”-like console for windows?

I have to work in vista for a while and I am searching for a console that will look much like ubuntu terminal. I want to be able to make the background transparent, change the font color, use keyboard ...
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Bash rename to time

How can I rename a file to match the current (rounded) time. If it is for example 10:55 or 11:05 then I would like to rename it to 11. Something like this: mv file.txt file_`date +%H`.txt but with ...
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Is it possible to highlight the non-breakable space in zsh / terminal?

I’m looking for possibility to somehow highlight the non-breakable space (\xA0) in the shell output to distinguish it from the normal space during debug sessions. E. g., I would like to see the output ...
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1answer
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Understanding the terminal and shell interaction

For a long while my understanding about a terminal in unix-like systems has been that it launches the shell process and provides a user interface to it by communicating with it over it's stdin, stdout ...
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How to access multiple gmail accounts from the terminal

Is there a way to access several email accounts (gmail or yahoo) from the command line, I am using tmux I want to be able to view received and send emails without accessing chrome or any other ...
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Terminal without echo

In the terminal on Solaris 5.9 (ksh), I don't see the characters when typing. I can see the input only after the return key is pressed. I checked terminal settings with stty -a it shows: echo echoe ...
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1answer
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Unable to launch app from /usr/bin

OK, this question may sound too basic, but this doesn't mean I'm not still a bit confused : I'm running OS X 10.6.8 (shouldn't make much difference though, the issue is more like *nix-specific) I ...
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1answer
193 views

Console disable Vim color scheme (ctrl+alt+F1…)

I don't know exactly how is named all the ctrl+alt+F1, ctrl+alt+F2, ctrl+alt+F3 etc... terminals but when I'm going to use it all my Vim scheme is ignored... I made it following this website: ...
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How to force GPG to use console-mode pinentry to prompt for passwords?

Whenever I try to use gpg from a console-based environment such as ssh sessions it fails because the GTK pinentry dialog cannot be shown in a SSH session. I tried unset DISPLAY but it does not help ...
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2answers
405 views

Best console based text editor not only for programmers [closed]

I need console based text editor for writing both source codes and human readable texts such as emails. I need it to be user friendly. It mean for me: You can use it the same way as the notepad or ...
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1answer
127 views

file to store the bash settings for a virtual terminal

When You press [ALT+F1...F6] on Linux machine You see "virtual terminal" usually. When I log in via virtual terminal on my Debian machine - bash does not implement settings from $HOME/.bashrc and ...
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Color in Cygwin terminal

I've installed cygwin because I'm a bit fed up with the Windows terminal not being great. The only problem I'm having is the lack of colours. You can see the problem in the following 2 screenshots ...
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FreeBSD: connect to switch console

I am using FreeBSD to connect to a juniper switch using console connection. I have crossover network cable: 1 end in switch and other in my freebsd laptop. What do I need in freebsd and how do I ...
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How to find over 1GB folders and execute another command in linux terminal?

I want to find the folders which sizes are over 1GB and then if they are over then i want to erase them. I found some commands like find /some/path -type d -size +1G -exec ls {} \; or du -h ...
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How do I make Ubuntu start fbterm in the tty on startup?

When I was testing openSUSE about a week ago, I noticed that tty1 (yes, just tty1) had the openSUSE background. I want to do the same in Ubuntu. I found a way using fbsplash. I'm not too keen on that ...
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How can I grep with color in Mac OS X's terminal?

I recently found that on Mac OS X I can set this up in my shell ~/.profile so that when I use grep it will print the matches in color (white one red). alias grep='GREP_COLOR="1;37;41" LANG=C grep ...
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2answers
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mouse interaction with ls output - click to open

I would like to be able to (double) click a file from the ls output and open it with the associated program. Anyone knows a way to do this? Mouse-console interaction is possible with GPM and links ...
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1answer
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What's the difference between a console, terminal and command-line? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between shell, console, and terminal? My non-tech-savvy friends unanimously agree that console refers to hardware and terminal refers to software. ...
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SIGTERM with a keyboard shortcut

I know that inside a terminal, Ctrl+C keyboard shortcut will send a SIGINT signal to the current foreground process. Is there a way to setup a keyboard shortcut for sending SIGTERM or even SIGKILL to ...
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How to open a terminal quickly from a file explorer at a folder in Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows Console in Explorer Context Menu This can be done easily in Ubuntu, just right click and open Terminal. It is very inconvenient to open cmd.exe then cd to the ...
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Which is the best font for Console/Terminal/Command Prompt in Linux/Windows? [closed]

I have seen Consolas as very good programming font. But I don't think the same font looks very good in Console and Terminal. Any other suggestions ?
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1answer
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Linux clear console [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Bash: Reset and Clear Commands I know about Linux command clear, but it just moves previous output from visible part of terminal window (KDE Konsole). I can still scroll ...
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What are the PowerShell consoles for Windows?

Linux is known for having lots of terminals and consoles that are built upon GTK, Qt, GNOME, KDE or X to run the shell (like bash). PowerShell on Windows runs with the Windows console (the same as ...
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1answer
438 views

Console.app alternative for Terminal

Is there a neater way to follow console messages in Terminal rather than tail -f tons of logs?
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How to execute python script from console without writing full path?

I have a few python scripts on /usr/share/scripts/ that I use often, and I want to be able to execute them by just writing the name and not the full path, how could I do this? echo $PATH shows me: ...
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1answer
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'Relaunching tuncfg' keeps showing up in my console

I was scanning my Mac OS X with sophos antivirus and opened the console. I see this over and over again. How do I tell whatever it is to stop trying to launch tuncfg? I recently reinstalled my ...
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Console like Gnome Terminal for Windows

I'm looking for console like the Gnome Terminal for Windows to replace cmd.exe. I'd like to have tabs and easy copy&paste. Do you know a tool like that?
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4answers
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How can I open a new terminal window from a terminal in linux?

How can I open a new terminal window from a terminal in linux?
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How can I divide my shell space into two parts?

On my c shell, I use the alias p ls -lt; pwd to speed up things while switching directories and getting their listings. Things could be much easier if I could somehow divide the space I have on my ...
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How Can I Copy Everything in Current Directory to Subdirectory?

How can I copy everything in current directory to one if it's subdirectory in linux console?
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1answer
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Linux console output - pause after each screen

when I list directories with a lot of files with ls -la or tree -L 3 I get many screens of output. To read one screen after another I add | more or | less, but the problem with this is that the ...
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Command line Linux: Better Font?

I'm looking for a way to get a nicer font (Times New Roman or whathaveyou) on my command-line text-only system. That's right, I'm talking about a system without a window manager, and without X. I'm ...
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3answers
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Alternative terminal emulators for OS X

This might sound ridiculous, but my eyes are tired of looking at the crappy font rendering in OS X's Terminal.app, is there anything you guys recommend? I know it's like one of those things that you ...
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What is the difference between shell, console, and terminal?

I'm confused with the terminology. What is the difference between shell, console, and terminal?
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826 views

Got Ubuntu Server, Now What?

As a learning experience I recently downloaded and set up Ubuntu 10.04 Server edition. When I logged in for the first time, all I saw was a terminal. I stared blankly at the screen, wondering what in ...
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1answer
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Fedora virtual terminal won't scroll after switch

I recently installed Fedora 12 for some Linux testing. When I switch between virtual terminals (CTRL-f1 Ctrl-f2) I can no longer scroll back in the VT I left and came back to. Any new data created ...
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most reliable linux terminal app / general procedures for process stability

I've been using konsole (KDE 4.2) for a while now but it crashed recently. Konsole is efficiently designed to use one instance for all of the windows for your entire X session. Extra-unfortunately, ...
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What SSH server software for Windows support direct screen access applications?

SSH for Windows does not support applications that implements direct drawing to the terminal screen buffer (like FAR Manager I mostly interested in using with SSH). What other SSH servers supports ...