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

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How to use Console2 with tmux

I am able to start tmux using the mintty terminal included with cygwin. However, when using Console2 (running on 64-bit windows 7 and using C:\cygwin64\bin\bash.exe as the shell), I get the following ...
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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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How to find folders over 1GB 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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Ubuntu server console display problems

I've just installed Ubuntu Server on an old PC I've had hanging around the house. It didn't exactly go smoothly, to say the least. When I first turned it on, it wouldn't boot because the CMOS needed ...
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Is it possible to make Ctrl+C as responsive as Ctrl+Break in the Windows 7 console?

Is it possible to make Ctrl+C act like Ctrl+Break in the Windows 7 cmd.exe console? By default Ctrl+C seems to only send a signal the next time the input buffer is read, where Ctrl+Break sends a ...
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Best way to visualize graph on a text console?

I looking for a solution to visualize a graph on a standard unix text console. Speaking more precisely I need to visualize a graph of dependencies between files from specified set, those dependencies ...
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How to get back the control of the screen/keyboard on my Linux system

I have a Linux system running (Debian). It is working perfectly from a remote point of view. I can ssh in it, it has the imap running correctly, and a couple of kvm systems running (I can also ssh to ...
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Why does Ubuntu 9.04 console not work with Windows 7 Windows Virtual PC?

Here's a screen shot of my console in an Ubuntu 9.10 desktop live CD installed onto a Windows 7 Windows Virtual PC machine, and then stripped of the X/gnome environment: Note that the Grub part ...
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Auto navigation in windows registry editor?

Is there any tweak to open a particular registry key in registry editor from console/command mode ? Say like If I want to view this key in registry editor ...
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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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In a dual monitor setup, how to find which monitor a given window is on?

I am writing a python script to resize and organize windows, just like the grid plugin does in compiz-fusion(except that I am on Debian Wheezy). I am using xrandr and wmctrl to get the resolutions of ...
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How to output a simple network activity plot in console in Linux?

There's tload that plots load average. There's iftop that network usage as bars. How to do something like this: # tcpdump -i eth0 --plot 'host 1.2.3.4' 13:45:03 | | 0 in 0 ...
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Safari Javascript Console Autoscrolling

Is it possible to make the javascript console in Safari 6 automatically scroll down to show the most recent log? Currently, I have to manually scroll down every time I log something.
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Updating a modified Prestashop

I don't know if this is the proper forum for this; didn't really seem like a Stack Overflow question, so if I'm in the wrong here, do point me to the correct SE site. Anyway, I have a Prestashop ...
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GNU Screen: Combining split-regions and full-screen sessions

Let's say I have three sessions: 0, 1 and 2 I'm on session 0 and I press CTRL-A S to split the screen. Then I select session 1 for the bottom split region, while 0 is in the upper. Can I switch to ...
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How can I disable the bell in the Windows console? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Turning off the cmd window beep sound I just accidentally dumped a binary file that contained lots of BEL (ASCII 0x07) characters to my Windows command prompt. The ...
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Literate way of moving all files to a new subdirectory

$ mkdir backup && mv * backup/ mv: cannot move `backup' to a subdirectory of itself, `backup/backup' Works, but issues a warning. Also exit code is 1. How to do it properly (but not [much] ...
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Windows XP - Run task every minute - minimized?

My company seems to be hit by a virus that calls shutdown -r on all workstations. Until IT figures it out, I want to: run a console program (shutdown-a) every minute without it flashing a cmd.exe ...
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Console command redirect to nothing

Is there a way to redirect Windows console commands to nothing\null? A regular redirection might look like: prog.exe > a.txt However in my case I would like to redirect the output so that it ...
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How to redraw Linux console [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to correct the unrecognizable code in my debian? I printed the contents of a file(/var/log/wtmp) with non-ascii characters in my Bash console, which caused my ...
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Creating a symbolic link not in the working directory

the command usually works like a charm but this one ln -si GIT/Settings/session ./.mozilla/firefox/foo.default/ just creates some kind of broken link shown as a file. Why is that? Even sudo ln -fs ...
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Attach a running console application to a new ConEmu instance

I have an already-started console application, under Windows XP. I want to attach it to a different console emulator such as Console2 or ConEmu. This is possible with ConEmu, and it works if I run ...
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How do I use Console 2 with Windows?

Patience please: this is a for dummies question. I've never used a console before and I started to learn Ruby. I use cmd.exe in Windows, but it's bland and has no colour coding, which hurts my eyes. ...
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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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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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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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How to add Sharepoint Powershell to Console2

Salvete! I want to add the Powershell Console for Sharepoint to the tablist in Console2. I already have plain Powershell, but I want the Sharepoint Powershell snapin added automatically. If I look ...
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How to disable/ set logging level /preferences PER Mac OS X application?

I find my Mac's syslogd "Cosole" logs become unusable when some badly written app (PathFinder.app in this case) incessantly spews into syslogd all day long.. I read somewhere that you could disable ...
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How to make «grep -P “foo (b.r)”» display only what's in the brackets? Do I need perl?

I have a large file, and I'm trying to get all matches of a regular expression from it. grep -P "foo (b.r)" Displays all the lines containing «foo b.r», and I'd like to display only what's inside of ...
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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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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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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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Windows start /wait /b NOT working

Despite what the documentation says, I cannot get start /wait to work with /b, despite stabbing in the dark trying nearly every possible combination of inputs I can imagine. My command path does not ...
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How to fix SSH console encoding error

I'm not sure if encoding is the word but I just deployed a plain instance of Ubuntu 10.04 in Amazon's EC2 I log in to the server from a Windows PC with PUTTY and here is the output of a tree command: ...
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how to Color part of text of a output to a console

Is there a way to color particular words printed on console based on user preference? For example I need to color text 'error' when a particular program is compiled.
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Calculation of working time based on system uptime

I know several tools that allow tracking time spend on different tasks / projects. Is there any existing tool for very very simplified work-time-tracking. Scenario: I am an employee, come to the ...
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Does FileVault prevent Macbook Pro from booting into single user mode?

Been searching all over the place and not finding it. I have a Macbook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, mid-2014) and I am trying to boot it into single user mode (root console). All the instructions I find ...
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How to bind Control+apostrophe via bindkey in zsh

There is way to bind Control+apostophe via bindkey? I have tried: bindkey "\C-'" bindkey "^'" bindkey "\C-\x27" and all of this is not working
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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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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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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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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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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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Windows startup Powershell script not closing after Start-Process

I've got a Powershell V2.0 startup script for my work computer (XP Professional 64-bit), as follows: start "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12\OUTLOOK.EXE" -ArgumentList "/recycle" ...
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Windows 7: Strange behavior of console commands. Windows understand Linux

Somehow, my Windows 7 started tp understand Linux commands like cp, mv, rm, ls While it has been useful I want to know, what is it and what do I need to install for this feature?
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How can I capture FreeBSD boot messages displayed on active console?

I am working with a developer of NAS4Free (FreeBSD based), and to help diagnose issues, I'm trying to capture the console output generated while booting. After much searching, I can't find any hints ...
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Windows XP SP3 cmd console freezes on exit command when in fullscreen mode

When I do Alt+F4 on pure clean cmd console in fullscreen mode it does exit out of the console process (a disk is working for split a second) but it fails to close the console window after that, so I ...
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VMWare: Redirect linux console beep to sound card

I'm sitting in a large office of 20 people or so. I - as others - have headphones, so we do not disturb each other. The problem is that when my guest Linux beeps it "appears" on my laptop's internal ...
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How not to close the console output with Windows 7

I have a console program that prints out some data to the stdio. The problem is that when I click the program in explorer. The console pops up, and gone as soon as it prints out the data. How can I ...
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Is there a Python 3 console plugin for gedit?

I recently moved from Windows to Ubuntu and am settling into a new text-editor; gedit. With its plugins, gedit is surprisingly capable. I thought I would need to run"Notepad++ in Wine", but the ...