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

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Which console email client is the best for counting emails?

I am preparing a special ranking websites of some kind. This ranking will be dynamically updated. One of thing which I want to evaluate is amount of emails which each website send in their newsletter. ...
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is it possible for a machine to not have console session?

At any given time, it is possible for a windows computer to not have a console session? For example, if after a computer is started and no one ever log-on, would it have a console session? I thought ...
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graphic error on console

I have Linux on an embedded system. There is no graphic system, but I still have graphic errors. For example, if I type: ifconfig eth2 hw ether 00:0e:8c:d0:59:d2 I see: ifconfig eth2 hw ...
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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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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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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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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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What is wlan0 called on Windows?

I need to use some console admin tools on Windows 7 and I am used to Linux/Unix. So, in Linux I would type something like this command -param1 -param2 wlan0 and the command would do something on ...
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file to store the bash settings for a virtual terminal

When You press [ALT+F1...F6] on Linux machine You see "virtual terminal" usually. When I log in via virtual terminal on my Debian machine - bash does not implement settings from $HOME/.bashrc and ...
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Where are the keymaps in Debian? (Using loadkeys to change keymap.)

From the actual console (e.g. Ctrl-Alt-F3), I'd like to use sudo loadkeys dvorak as in ubuntu. While that automagically works in Ubuntu, Debian wants me to locate a keymap file. I don't have the ...
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Color in Cygwin terminal

I've installed cygwin because I'm a bit fed up with the Windows terminal not being great. The only problem I'm having is the lack of colours. You can see the problem in the following 2 screenshots ...
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Console hotkeys

In text editors i like to use hotkeys: ctrl+arrow, ctrl+shift+arrow, ctrl+shift+(end|home). Is any way to do this in console? Im using /bin/bash, I know it was many other shells, but I know about ...
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Network connectivity logs on OSX

I'm trying to determine whether or not Macs store a log of network connectivity. Specifically, I'm trying to find out if one of my machines (Mac Tower, OSX 10.7.4, 2-2.26 GHz, 16 GB DDR3) lost ...
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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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Linux terminal - frozen update of input but can execute commands?

How do I restart a shell session from within SSH when it looks something like this: anton@ubuntu:~$ c: command not found anton@ubuntu:~$ lib ...
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FreeBSD: connect to switch console

I am using FreeBSD to connect to a juniper switch using console connection. I have crossover network cable: 1 end in switch and other in my freebsd laptop. What do I need in freebsd and how do I ...
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Programming languages, Linux and windows shell access [closed]

What is a difference between Linux and Windows shell access tool? In some programming languages (web languages from my experience) when you need to execute some command - you need to specify path to ...
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fail2ban console error message

I constantly receiving this message on my console (where I'm currently logged in). I was banned via fail2ban about week ago using 3 time wrong password on scp command. But now I can used it again. ...
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Reset display resolution from console in Linux Mint

I have a Linux Mint 13 Xfce in a VMware Workstation 8 VM and set the resolution from 800x600 to 1280x768 and now I get permanently logged out when I try to login. I knew how to get back to my old ...
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Change the order of Windows shell command history retrieval

One of the things that drive me crazy in command line under MS-Windows is the order in which the Windows shell (both the standard one and PowerShell) retrieve commands from history when you use the up ...
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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 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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Start multiple console applications in a single window group?

I'm using a .cmd-file to start 5 instances of a service bus (using the "start" command in cmd). However, they are not the same executable. Is there any way to group these windows into one taskbar ...
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Cannot set ILMerge path to console

I install ILMerge.exe; path is C:\Program Files\Microsoft\ILMerge\ILMerge.exe. I want to set the command to the Path so I can type ilmerge anywhere to use the application. I googled and tried all the ...
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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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win7's cmd.exe doesn't show up

When I run cmd.exe, its window doesn't show up. Still, cmd.exe is listed in the processes list of the task manager. And unfortunately, it doesn't figure in the taskbar. Is the problem related to ...
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Is there a windows console emulator? [closed]

Is there any way to make Windows console less ugly? I imagine there might be some 32 bit application that provides a nicer UI, but delegates all calls to cmd under the hood. Is there such an app? For ...
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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 to specify console (or primary display) for video adapter?

I have an ASUS ENGT440/DI1GD5 video adapter which has three output ports: D-Sub (HD-15), DVI and HDMI. I am using both the D-Sub and DVI ports, but my main monitor is connected to the DVI output. ...
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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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How do I make Ubuntu start fbterm in the tty on startup?

When I was testing openSUSE about a week ago, I noticed that tty1 (yes, just tty1) had the openSUSE background. I want to do the same in Ubuntu. I found a way using fbsplash. I'm not too keen on that ...
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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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Determine the path of an executed program on Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows equivalent of whereis? I know that you can open the task manager and right-click on a process and select "Open file path". But what can I do if the program is ...
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Mac Console.app not logging any messages

I recently attempted to overcome the 500 message limitation on console logs using the advice provided here: Mac: Extend or disable 500 Messages Limit of Console I copied the PLIST file onto my ...
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Switch console user remotely on windows

Sometimes I need to remote my home computer to make my kid's account logged-on physically and I'm currently using VNC to do that. Is it possible (with or without modification) to connect users to the ...
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Serial redirection for a desktop computer

Lets suppose I have a desktop computer. Is there any way (i.e. a PCI card or some kind of software/hardware) through which I can enable the computer to support serial redirection? By serial ...
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How can I grep with color in Mac OS X's terminal?

I recently found that on Mac OS X I can set this up in my shell ~/.profile so that when I use grep it will print the matches in color (white one red). alias grep='GREP_COLOR="1;37;41" LANG=C grep ...
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Alternative console host for Windows 7/Windows Server 2008

I am often frustrated with the Windows' console host application, especially how clumsily the clipboard works, no-automatic-width issues etc. I would like to know if there is a way to replace the ...
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Windows console with ANSI colors handling

Is there any console emulator for Windows that interprets ANSI coloring? We use rspec and a part of our team use Windows and the special string for coloring are not very useful for them ;).
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Cutting users off in Windows console sessions

I'm currently working in a company where many of us log onto hosts/servers under Windows Server 2008 via console session. If one person is logged on and another tries it causes the person who was ...
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basic bash console mac

I am very inexperienced with the console, I have been exploring rails and somehow my command root in the console used to be: Ross-MacBook-Pro:....$ inadvertently it has now been changed to: ...
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How to change input keyboard layout while in console?

I need to change layout of keyboard while working in console in Linux. I need to setup English layout as default for console. How to do it?
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How to decipher time in console

I'm reading my console logs and trying to figure out how to interpret the time stamp that console displays: Time 1332251808 TimeNanoSec 72951500 I also have another time stamp that reads: Time ...
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Why do some command boxes in XP keep the internal name “C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exe”?

If I start a windows console from a bat file in windows XP, some of the boxes get the name of the bat file it is started from, but other files still result in the standard ...
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How to add a font to the Cmd window choices in Windows 7 64-bit?

I tried following the procedure outlined in this previous answer and it doesn't work: http://superuser.com/a/5079/2366 Specifically I'm trying to add Lucida Sans Typewriter Regular to the choices of ...
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Deleting file with reserved characters via SSH

While developing a server-side application, I accidentally created a couple of files that are named similar to this: <?php echo $_GET[\'team\'] ?>files.json Even after I add the necessary ...
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Recovery Console Does Not Find My Windows Installations

Hi i have a BSOD when booting into windows. I want to perform a chkdsk to fix any bad sectors etc. I insert win xp cd and boot from cd, i press r to access the recovery console. The harddrive.... ...
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Xubuntu: can't exit screensaver, can't login to console

I was in the middle of moving my windows partition with gparted and the screensaver kicked in. Now, no matter what I press on the keyboard or mouse the screen stays blank. I can get to a console with ...
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Hiragana console font for GNU/Linux?

This guide doesn't give the information I need, saying only: Please be aware that japanese is not possible on purely console mode, unless you have an advanced text mode AND a special software. ...
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Cygwin: PS1 cannot wrap lines on the same line (2)

I found that in my cygwin, The PS1 console have 2 lines and I want to solve it. This is due to "\n" at the end of PS1 But I cannot export it well due to "not a valid identifier" error. How can I ...