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

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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 ...
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Console prompt in bash changed unexpectedly

In bash, my default console prompt looked like this: kit:~ Kit$ I do not know what I did to make it change to this: 112:~ Kit$ What caused the 112: to appear? I'm in a different network, where ...
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Is there any way/tool to open a console executable and then the console stays open? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to prevent the command prompt from closing after execution? When I open an exe using the windows explorer, the console opens and closes. Is there any way or tool to ...
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Windows software to redirect console output to the cursor

It's not uncommon for me to have to run a command line program that gives me a unique code (kind of like an RSA SecurID token, but entirely software), and then paste that code into a web page or ssh ...
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SSH Terminal width when run from plink.exe on Windows

I'm using Console2 to run a Powershell in which I run plink.exe to connect to a Linux server. It works fine except that ps, top and other utilities in the shell only thinks the output window is 80 ...
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Setting the group policy without the console in Windows 7 Home Premium

I am trying to suppress the prompt that Windows Update provides after an update. All of the permanent solutions that I have found use the group policy management console to adjust the settings. I'm ...
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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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Set DOS console mode (40 character mode)

How exactly would you set the DOS console to 40 character mode (which I believe looks like this)? I know you can do it, as in old games like ZZT.
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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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Is PowerShell a complete replacement for console/cmd?

Right now I'm using the Windows console (cmd.exe) for some easy tasks (as checking my ip configuration or running some applications). But now I heard that there is PowerShell which actually is way ...
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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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7-Zip command line to extract a folder from an archive

I'm using the 7-Zip commandline to extract a ZIP archive called abc.zip which is an archive with a folder called 'zipper' with three text files in it (a.txt, b.txt, and c.txt). My problem is when I ...
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Create movies from images and sound files scripting transitions using Linux console?

I need a Linux command-line program that can: Accept some kind of scripting language capable of transitions (fade, scale...) Generate movie files like AVI, MKV etc from images like JPG, PNG, and ...
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mysql when in command line how to jump previous line

How to jump previous line when in mysql console ? i want jump to FROM line ? Sory for my bad english.
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com.apple.launchd: com.apple.launchd.peruser error

It's been a couple of days I am reading these errors in the system log file. 25/11/11 21:31:43,373 com.apple.launchd: (com.apple.launchd.peruser.32697[92747]) getpwuid("32697") failed 25/11/11 ...
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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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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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Chrome: Hide Extension Errors in JavaScript Console

Is there a way to prevent extensions from showing up in the console of the developer tools window? It's annoying to be looking for JavaScript errors and have to ignore errors that are always there. I ...
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How do I manage programs that run in multiple consoles? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Alternative Windows command shell and console? I have a script that starts 7 or 8 different c++ server modules that all open in console windows on a windows machine. ...
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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 can I restore a remote desktop session to the local console?

After I am finished with a remote desktop connection, I'd like to be able to restore the remote desktop to the local console so that the user doesn't have to re-enter the password and log back in. ...
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Pasting into Vista console windows broke, why?

I use Windows Vista x64 and regularly use command line windows, for instance CMD.EXE. I have enabled QuickEdit Mode (and Insert Mode and AutoComplete), to be able to quickly copy and paste text from ...
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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 stop kernel messages from flooding my console?

I'm using Centos 6, rsyslog logging. Console is flooded with kernel messages. Klogd is not running (I'm using rsyslog) Rsyslog config does not direct anything to the console Even tried stopping ...
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How to set terminal size in Android adb shell?

When I connect to Android using "adb shell" and run certain commands such as "vim" or "mc", they are restricted to a "window" of 25x80 characters. Since I'm connecting from a desktop computer where ...
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What's the difference between a console, terminal and command-line? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between shell, console, and terminal? My non-tech-savvy friends unanimously agree that console refers to hardware and terminal refers to software. ...
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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 can I change the color of a Putty session based on the directory I'm browsing?

I'm not interested in a definitive change of colors for Putty (or terminal), but in a color specific change based on the directory I'm currently browsing, especially to avoid big mistakes between two ...
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Black on white in OS X fullscreen console mode

Is it possible to configure the full screen console (the one you get by typing >console into the login window) so that it is black characterson a white background? Can this be done by setting the TERM ...
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SIGTERM with a keyboard shortcut

I know that inside a terminal, Ctrl+C keyboard shortcut will send a SIGINT signal to the current foreground process. Is there a way to setup a keyboard shortcut for sending SIGTERM or even SIGKILL to ...
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Command Line RDP in windows 7/ server 2008 OR open source code

I was wondering if it possible to initiate a RDP session in windows that is purely on the command line, that is, login, passwords, directory traversal etc. If not, is there any open source project ...
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How to open a terminal quickly from a file explorer at a folder in Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows Console in Explorer Context Menu This can be done easily in Ubuntu, just right click and open Terminal. It is very inconvenient to open cmd.exe then cd to the ...
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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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Which is the best font for Console/Terminal/Command Prompt in Linux/Windows? [closed]

I have seen Consolas as very good programming font. But I don't think the same font looks very good in Console and Terminal. Any other suggestions ?
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Is it possible to make consoles full screen?

Is it possible on to switch a console to full-screen in Windows XP on a single monitor? Meaning on a dual monitor that only the left (or right) screen displays the console while the other one remains ...
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What's the 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 ...