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

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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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Why do some installers need consoles to install an application?

Some installers open a console when they are trying to install the program on the machine (specifically on Windows). Why is it so? What exactly is possible through a console that is not possible ...
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Is there any way I can use two monitors in the console in Linux?

I have recently become the proud owner of two monitors in my workspace. (Ok not owner, but you know what I mean) and I'd like to use both of them at once. Problem is, I much much prefer to use a ...
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how do you keep a console open after a runas command completes?

I'm trying to run the SharePoint 'stsadm' command using 'runas /user:spsetup "stsadm args...". The user authenticates, and the program runs, but it runs in a new console window which closes ...
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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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Linux SSH: connect to existing console?

I know how to SSH into a Linux machine from a generic terminal. My question is: Can I use a terminal only to display the contents on an existing console on the remote machine, ignoring my local ...
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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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How can Console2 use the current directory as the name of a bash tab?

Is this possible at all? (basically a pendant to cmd.exe's title command that Mikel's answer mentions, although I'd prefer changing the entire tab name instead of adding a window title)
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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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Get mac address of detected bluetooth devices

How can I find out the mac address of all bluetooth devices the adapter has detected (not necessarily already paired with)?
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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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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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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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Is it possible to modify the output column delimiter in MySQL query results?

Is it possible to modify the string used to delimit output columns in command line MySQL query results? E.g. could I change | to ! or ||?
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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 HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\...
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Is it possible to create a shortcut to a Window console app that starts hidden?

I'd like to start a console app upon startup, but I'd like it not to clutter the taskbar with a cmd.exe item. The options I have when editing a shortcut are only "Normal window", "Minimized", and "...
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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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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 1.4....
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Linux console resolution too high

I am using Debian squeeze (2.6.32-5-amd64) on a single board computer powered by as Intel Atom CPU D425 the graphic controller is detected as "VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation N10 Family" ...
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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 Windows ...
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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 console ...
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How do I pipe Java exceptions into a text file along with normal output?

When I use batchfile.bat >> logfile.txt command in the Windows commandline, it correctly outputs the normal output into the text file, but the Java exceptions get output to the console. Can I make it ...
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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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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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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 extract the filename extension out of %f in script?

The windows %%f returns the full name of the file as 'filename.ext' e.g. for /r %%f in (*.wav) do echo %%f Is there a way to extract the filename without the extension from %%f?
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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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How do I set default properties for ALL console windows?

Right-click-->Properties does not apply to other console windows - only to ones with same name (i.e. cmd.exe). Can I do this for ALL console windows?
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How to disable automatic escaping of quotes - BASH

I have this test code in my bash file: gtest() { echo 'hello' } bind '"\C-g\C-x": "$(gtest)\e\C-e"' When I start typing something like vim ", and then press C-g C-x, I get vim hello instead of ...
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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 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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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 ...