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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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Unix text streams to serve as message queues

The UNIX philosophy suggests we built a lot of simple programs that do one thing well and that we do them with text streams. That is, the standard input/output channels are sufficient means of ...
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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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Linux\unix: best console email client [closed]

On my laptop I try to create an environment that will be kept to a minimum of the mouse usage. I use awesome wm and firefox+vimperator. Unfortunately, in the case of email, I have not yet worked out ...
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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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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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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 to take backup of a shell?

I was working on a shell and got some weird exceptions in my program. Just as a reference, I want to save all that is there on my shell to a text file. I do not just want the command history but also ...
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How to get the summarized sizes of folders and their subfolders?

Let's say I want to get the size of each folder of a linux file system. When I use ls -la I don't really get the summarized size of the folders. If I use df I get the size of each mounted file system ...
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freebsd: configure a different default directory

When I ssh into my freebsd I want to be automatically in another directory, and not my home directory. I.e. instead of /users/home/john I want to be in /users/home/john/what/i/am/working/on