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

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Replacing cmd.exe with an another console tool [duplicate]

I like to use Console2 instead of the default command line for Windows. Out of habbit i'm still writing "cmd" into Total Commander's command line sometimes to open a DOS console into the current ...
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How do I get audio from a ESXI 5.0/5.1 Windows 7 VM?

I want to run a LARGE Windows 7/XP VM. Like 50+ Gigabytes of ram and 4 cores. I need to be able to console in to this VM, but for alert purposes I need the VM to pass audio either back out to me via ...
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Command for printing output to console and file at same time on different threads

I am writing a bash script and would like the very last command to start as a separate process. The last command also sends all output to a file. I also, however, want the output to still appear on ...
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How to display on external monitor the correct number of lines in Linux console

I have a Debian Linux laptop connected to an LCD monitor via HDMI. Every so often, when I am connected to a console (as opposed to an X-Windows session), the last three lines are hidden off the bottom ...
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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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Command line 7Zip to extract file by specified result path

Is it possible to make 7Zip extract one file by name from archive to specified full path (including new filename)? I've found only: 7zip e <archive> -o<resultDirectory> <filemask> ...
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Can I tell eclipse debugger to print to console/log?

Related question: http://programmers.stackexchange.com/questions/225243/is-printing-to-console-stdout-a-good-debugging-strategy We have something like this private int myFunction(int i) { ...
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Command line 7Zip to create archive without extension

If I specify full extensionless result path 7zip adds one corresponding to the type of created archive. How can I make it name the result file exactly as I have specified in command line argument?
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how do you monitor the progress of a command line program?

We have some custom command line programs at our Windows shop. These commands are scheduled to run (from within bat files) at regular intervals using the Task Scheduler. Our tasks pull data from ...
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Why some programs cannot receive the output of children processes?

Some programs don't display output of some children processes. As you can see , I tried to run php --version in three console utilities: Git Bash (MinGw), native Windows 8 command line and Cygwin ...
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Why is Google Chrome console uninformative when displaying arrays?

Type on the console: a = [[1,1],[1,1]] And you will see: [Array[2],Array[2]] That is as uninformative as it gets, and in order to understand your structure you have to click click click click ...
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CentOS 6.4 console keyboard layout hotswitch

On an X-server-less CentOS 6.4 box (so no setxkbmap) I share with another person, the other person's name is much easier to type in a particular keymap. Ideally, there would be a way, on-the-fly, to ...
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Systemwide Alarm?

When I am on a console-only machine, I often find myself knee-deep in screen. But, I would like to make an alarm call to get me off to my day job. Is there a utility or command of some kind that ...
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Is there a boot environment that is just a simple console?

I'm doing a bit of investigating into the file system of Windows (in this case, Windows 7), and there's been a few times now where I've had to alter something in System32. For those times, I've booted ...
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What is auto-mounting my media volume?

Something is repeatedly mounting my "media" share, doing something with it, then quietly un-mounting it with no notifications at the user level. from the little I can gleaned from the console messages ...
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FireBug works but doesn't produce results in the console

When I execute any command, e.g. the very simple console.log("hazaa") I don't get the output in the console window. The same command on my other computers works well. It works on the regarded computer ...
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How to show CJK lang in the console at the same time?

What I've tried: Save both CJK and ASCII characters in the file encoded with UTF-8 chcp 65001 type file.txt It just printed out garbage ! How to show CJK lang in the console at the same time ...
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Cannot type non-ASCII character in console using UTF-8 (65001) codepage?

First, I type > chcp 950 to change console codepage 437 into codepage 950 I can type both non-ASCII character (TradChinese character) and ASCII. But, if I type > chcp 65001 I can only ...
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Why is there no option to choose codepage 65001 (UTF-8) as a default codepage in console window?

I can change codepage 950 (my computer's default) into codepage 65001 (UTF-8): chcp 65001 But why is there no option to choose codepage 65001 as a default codepage in console? Is it able to ...
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Minecraft restart with CRON

I have a java-based minecraft server, launched with screen on linux server. To restart server manually I need to login over SSH then write something like this : screen -x --opens screen with the ...
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How to run process in background with output in file after some foreground input/output actions on linux?

I start a process and interact with it (some input actions) in foreground, then it works for a long time, so I put it to bg and logout. I want to redirect error messages in text file, while process in ...
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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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How to change eclipse console output color?

I am running eclipse on Ubuntu 12.04 and I'd like to change console output color. I tried to edit it via Preferences>Run/Debug>Console>Background color but it doesn't work. Is there some other way to ...
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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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Directly accessing Hyper-V console via RDP

I am wondering if there is a chance to directly connect to a VMs console via RDP. It seems the hyper-v manager is basicaly doing the same when connecting to a VMs console.
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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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VMware ESXi: Create a video of virtual machine

VMware Workstation makes it easy to record videos of virtual machines. However, my setup is using ESXi - I access the console through vSphere. I would like to record a video of the virtual machine, ...
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See all output from commands performed inside screen

I am using screen (http://www.gnu.org/software/screen/manual/screen.html) to access my minecraft console. I created a server in /etc/init.d, and have minecraft running in the background. Then, to ...
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Doing some detective work on old computer hardware [closed]

On a recent holiday to Bangkok, I visited the science museum and planetarium that is there. While eating lunch I was very surprised to see some very recognisable vintage computer equipment in almost ...
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Getting error in Console that doesn't appear in CMD

Running Console (just a wrapper for CMD.exe right?), I am not able to run some of my scripts. Is there a way around this? I would rather use Console if possible, because it's nicer. here is an ...
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Installing different keyboard layout on live debian image

I've downloaded a debian vm image for some testing: http://exploit-exercises.com/download (280mb) It's a Debian Squeeze machine. I want to use the Belgian layout (which is AZERTY) in stead of the ...
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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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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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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 ...