A combination of display monitor and keyboard (or other device that allows input) for system monitoring and administration.

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Take back Ctrl-/ from Debian console configuration

My Debian Testing console is stealing my Ctrl-/ and using it as Backspace; Ctrl-/ is the single key-press Undo in bash and emacs. After some research, it looks like the Ctrl-/ -> Backspace mapping ...
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How to persist my console setfont choice?

I have a BeagleBone Black, with a 4.3" LCD Cape. It's running the up-to-date angstrom distribution. I'm running with Gnome/X disabled, so I just have a simple text console on my display at the moment. ...
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Lack of /etc/debian_chroot

While logged as root I create new user on my machine with adduser ziel. After su ziel I can see: $ su ziel cat: /etc/debian_chroot: No such file or directory ($(cat ...
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How to skip the import dialog of inkscape in commandline mode

I'm trying to convert DXF-files to SVG. It actually works really fine in command mode. The only thing is that Inkscape displays an import dialog. Since I want to use it on a webserver I cannot skip ...
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Where is the console ST2/GDB

I'm using sublime text 2. I got GDB to work but I don't see a console window anywhere. I see the GDB console but nothing that outputs text from my C++ program. How do I use GDB and see my the console ...
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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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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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Opening Chrome consoles makes it (brilliantly) disable every hotkey. How to avoid that?

Every time you open the Chrome Console with a hotkey, the browser automatically disables every other hotkey such as refresh until you click on the window. This is currently the only thing that makes ...
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Different kinds of PowerShell console being launched

I am on Windows 7, and when I launch a PowerShell console, depending on the situation, I get one of two kinds of prompts, as shown in the screen capture. The one on the right (with navy background) ...
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(When) is CONHOST.EXE actually necessary?

Background Last year I compiled a portable blog/web-server system that I can run from a flash-drive. It’s great and works wonderfully, especially on XP. The problem is that when it’s run in Windows ...
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Can I pipe/redirect a console application through netcat so it can be used remotely?

Is it possible to 'pipe' an instance of a console application through netcat, so netcat is listening for a new connection and redirects the stdin and stdout over the network connection.
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Firefox 21: Error Console Doesn't Display Error Messages

Windows 7 Professional Firefox 21.0 Hi, The error console ( Tools > Web Developer > Error Console ) in Firefox is not displaying Javascript error messages under any circumstances. I get these ...
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ConEmu Transparent Background?

There's a transparency option but that makes the whole window transparent. Is there a way to get the background to be transparent and not the borders nor text?
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Problems on OSX 10.8.3 System Console , can you help me?

I've ever see this listing in my Systemconsole on my mac osx. Is there an hint or a resolution for this problem? 24.05.13 09:26:00,251 com.apple.launchd[1]: (org.samba.nmbd[3502]) Exited with code: 1 ...
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how to change the font in text mode VIM (not gvim with GUI)

I'd like to change the default font in VIM to Adobe Source Code Pro on a CentOS server (without desktop GUI). I've installed the OTF fonts in the package. How can I have the new monospace font set ...
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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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Auto propagation of bash settings across many machines?

I need to console to many machines through SSH. Including Linux, Mac, mobile devices, virtual machines. Sometimes I need to login to more than 10 machines in one day. I enjoy my personal .bashrc or ...
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KDE Konsole reacts on mouse clicks in a strange way

From time to time my KDE Konsole goes crazy, every time I click in it with the mouse it print out garbage characters :) It's not really annoying, I just close it, but I'm curious why this happens.
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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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Using minecraft server with screen

I would like to have remote console access to my minecraft/bukkit server. I want it running in a local console, but at the same time accesible via ssh/telnet. I have heard that screen can supply the ...
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Jittery console after booting into Debian?

This is a weird problem. I think the main thing that's stopping me from fixing it myself is that I can't Google it because I have no idea what terminology I should use. So I installed Debian today as ...
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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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Can Windows XP Recovery Console load drivers from a USB thumb drive?

Must the drivers for Recovery Console be provided via a floppy diskette, or can I provide them via a USB drive?
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ConEmu opening new window instead of tab

I am currently using the stable version of ConEmu (120727) and I am having an issue with the "ConEmu Here" functionality. Whenever I click the option within the Windows Explorer context menu, it ...
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Font color issue in 256 color vim colorscheme in terminal

Machine Info: Gentoo amd64 + bash I've already tried to export the environment variable TERM to xterm-256color or screen-256color, and tput colors also returns 256. It looks like my terminal can ...
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How to make the linux framebuffer console narrower?

I've just a installed a Debian Wheezy box (Debian 7.0rc1). By default, the console is displayed using the frame buffer, and due to a certain hardware setup I won't go into, this comes out too wide on ...
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How to get windows console with no any startup text

I've faced with problem when one batch script uses output from another script which is started from another instance of console. I cannot change script. But I know why im having error. It's because ...
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How to make FFmpeg continuously write progress on one line

When encoding FFmpeg prints a new line every second with the progress, example frame= 31 fps=0.0 q=0.0 size= 152kB time=00:00:00.72 bitrate=1726.3kbits/s frame= 59 fps= 57 q=0.0 size= ...
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How do I make Linux use a screen connected to its second display port (VGA) instead of its first (DVI) for console?

My computer has a graphics card with a DVI port (port 1) and a VGA port (port 2). How can I make the console on Linux display on port 2 instead of port 1? During POST, everything is mirrored on both ...
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conEmu windows shell command

I recently found out about conEmu and I find it very useful. There are however at least two features I find are lacking, and I wondered if there is a way to set them: When I scroll up, if I left ...
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Can I make C# Console applications on Visual Studio 2012 Express for Windows 8?

As the question, can I make C# console applications on Visual Studio 2012 Express for Windows 8? I am aware that you can create Windows 8 apps but is there a template to create C# based console ...
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Starting a program in a bat file using the Path variable

I often use a command line application. Its path is defined in the environment options, so in the PATH variable. When I manually launch the console and if I type the program name, it's launched. For ...
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Extracting Flash elements/games from websites

I would like to know if it possible to download or extract the flash game binaries from the browser, for example, games such as the ones on kongreagate.com or luminosity (not sure weather these are in ...
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Console app on OS X crashes at startup [closed]

Console app osx 10.8.2 crashes at startup. Posted in alarm log, but it closes so fast that I do not have time to read it. What could be the reason? How to treat?
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Display indic font on Linux virtual console

I want to display the Indian language on the virtual console screen. Is it possible? What is the default console font? I want to change the language in Linux' kernel source itself. So when the user ...
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Title of cmd windows (in task bar) [duplicate]

I often find myself end up with several cmd windows which I need to be open for several days at a time. When I hover on the clumped cmd icon in task bar (in windows 7), it shows me something like ...
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Mac Console - Coloring Specific Log Messages

I often use the Mac Console to monitor my web server logs. These logs are quite verbose, and it becomes difficult to scroll through them to monitor for errors. Each message in the log has a format ...
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How can I easily toggle between Dvorak and Qwerty keyboard layouts from a Linux system console?

I switch between Dvorak and Qwerty keyboard layouts, and frequently find myself with mismatched layouts on my host operating system and a Linux virtual machine. How can I easily switch the layout ...
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How to find files that match certain criteria with PowerShell?

I created a variable $check to find files based on certain conditions. The code looks like this: $day = (get-date).day $year = (get-date).year $check = (Get-ChildItem | where-object ...
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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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Is it possible for Windows' command prompt to display the correct charters when connected to a linux machine via SSH?

I'm sorry for the long question, but I wanted to make sure it got the point across. The thing is, that no matter what I do, when I use a linux-based console application that uses ncurses, via SSH ...
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Capturing the console output

I am running a Hadoop hive query from shell script. This is how I am doing it in my shell script. echo "SELECT COUNT(*) FROM test" | hive I want to capture the output whatever hive command outputs. ...
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How to return to shell prompt in xterm linux?

When I do this: [myuser@myserver ~]$ find . -type f -name "*Myfile* -name "*20130*" > It enters ">" mode, and I can't exit it. How do I retun to shell prompt?
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Repeating mysql error in OSX console

I'm getting an endlessly repeating set of errors in my mac's console that go as follows: Jan 6 00:21:37 Air com.apple.launchd[1] (com.mysql.mysqld): Throttling respawn: Will start in 9 seconds Jan ...
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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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Keyboard shortсut invoke Console in broken centos

Which is combination of keys to open console. I need repair a broken gnome Centos. There should be something like alt+f1 in Fedora?
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crontab script don't execute if console is closed

I'm using Debian 6.0.6. I edited root crontab a few days ago to add this line: 00,10,20,30,40,50 * * * * /root/Scripts/con_switch6.sh >> /var/log/con_switch_diario.log 2>&1 I'm ...
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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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how to launch an sftp transfer via the console

I need to move 5 gigs of files from one remote host onto another remote host, which does not make the scp command available via the console. So i'm contemplating any other options than first ...
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links 2.7 and magnet links

I use transmission-daemon and web interface for downloading torrent and text browsers (links, lynx). How I can handle magnet-links in text browsers? I added x-scheme/magnet with transmission-daemon ...