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

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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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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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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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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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Why is carriage return badly handled in redirections?

Let's have the following code (here in python): print("something\r any") When running it in a console, this correctly produce: anything (after printing something, the caret returns back to the ...
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How do I configure PuTTy so the tilde (~) is selected with the rest of the filepath?

When I double-click a filepath in my PuTTy console the entire path is selected, provided the path contains no spaces or certain characters like "%" or ";". Unfortunately, PuTTy also considers "~" to ...
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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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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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Mac Console - Coloring Specific Log Messages

I often use the Mac Console to monitor my web server logs. These logs are quite verbose, and it becomes difficult to scroll through them to monitor for errors. Each message in the log has a format ...
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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 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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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 ...
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FreeBSD console broken?

It seems my FreeBSD console is misconfigured (i guess). I cannot use home or end buttons in command line (it prints ~), and in vi left arrow is switching me from edit to command mode, which makes ...
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most reliable linux terminal app / general procedures for process stability

I've been using konsole (KDE 4.2) for a while now but it crashed recently. Konsole is efficiently designed to use one instance for all of the windows for your entire X session. Extra-unfortunately, ...
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SDL without X (dosbox on console of old notebook)

I am trying to run dosbox on low memory (512MB - 32MB video RAM) notebook without x windows for fun. It's not working out of the box and I am getting "can't init SDL no available video device" error. ...
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Xyplex MaxServer 20 Terminal Server

I recently purchased a Xyplex (which was purchased by MRV) MaxServer 1620 terminal server for my CCNA lab so I could manage all of the console connections from a single device.. Well, that was the ...
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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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conEmu windows shell command

I recently found out about conEmu and I find it very useful. There are however at least two features I find are lacking, and I wondered if there is a way to set them: When I scroll up, if I left ...
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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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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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Open terminal after running shell script

I have a shell script for my LXDE desktop, which runs rdiff-backup. What I would like is for this to open up a terminal with the output. Coming from Windows, this would automatically be done. (...
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Is there another way to connect to a LinkSys SRW2024 switch from CentOS?

I am configuring a Linksys SRW2024 and accidently changed the management VLAN before changing the VLAN configuration. Thus, I can no longer access it. The only way I have read to get into it now is ...
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how is the the linux console displayed to the user and how does the user go about changing the consoles display settings?

I've been searching for the last two days on trying to understand how the console displays itself to the user and how to change the console settings. I've had some luck along the way but nothing that ...
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What is the old AIX & RS/6000 console font?

I'm sick of Lucida Console font on my putty sessions. I used to love whatever font was employed on IBM rs/6000 consoles. Does anyone know the name of that font and if it is available (and usable) ...
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Linux: Portable MP3-Player syncing on commandline

I'm searching a console-application which helps me managing my portable mp3-player. The player is a simple mountpoint so nothing special here. My Wish-Application would work as following: I provide ...
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How can I prevent git from using the wrong environment path?

(nodeenv)openproject@debian:~/openproject$ git checkout v4.2.0 warning: unable to access '/home/daniel/.config/git/attributes': Permission denied warning: unable to access '/home/daniel/.config/git/...
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GNU Screen/tmux equivalent for Windows for remote text console (not GUI) connections

Short question: is there any terminal multiplexer that runs in a Windows CMD shell? I suppose PowerShell could be enough too. Complete question: I have a Windows 7 SP1 on a powerful computer ...
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Linux console periodically hangs for sporadic, short periods of time

I am working with embedded Linux, and I have some strange behavior on custom board, in which the serial console—connection via UART—hangs for a 1-2 seconds every 15-20 seconds: The entered chars in ...
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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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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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ConEmu opening new window instead of tab

I am currently using the stable version of ConEmu (120727) and I am having an issue with the “ConEmu Here” functionality. Whenever I click the option within the Windows Explorer context menu, it ...
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How to make the linux framebuffer console narrower?

I've just a installed a Debian Wheezy box (Debian 7.0rc1). By default, the console is displayed using the frame buffer, and due to a certain hardware setup I won't go into, this comes out too wide on ...
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Console unreadable

I just installed a fresh copy of ArchLinux (2012-11-01) by following the installation guide. When I boot into the new system, I am presented with a nice GRUB menu, then the loading messages. All this ...
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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 etherhw0:0e:8c:...
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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. I've ...
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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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How to use different profiles for different console environment?

Can I use two or more different profiles used in my console as the same time? Since, I always ssh to the other machines ,e.g. servers. in my console. Somehow, I always mix it up with my current PC. ...
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Boot messages on both VGA and serial console

I use RHEL6 (with GRUB and upstart from Ubuntu) and want to put boot messages on my normal VGA console as well on serial port. I got GRUB to put messages on one of them, but not on both at same time. ...
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Modify default properties of ALL future console windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to customise ALL console windows. Every time I run a new console program in Windows I have to spend a minute or two configuring the console window properties. In ...
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Ubuntu Console-Only

I'm familiar with the setup Ubuntu comes with so I would like to stick with it, but feel free to suggest another distro if it works almost exactly like Ubuntu. Question: How do I install a Ubuntu ...
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Can I make C# Console applications on Visual Studio 2012 Express for Windows 8?

As the question, can I make C# console applications on Visual Studio 2012 Express for Windows 8? I am aware that you can create Windows 8 apps but is there a template to create C# based console ...
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Linux command-line program that switches consoles?

For whatever reason, the Ctrl-Alt-Fn sequence has no effect on one of my Ubuntu machines; the sequence is interpreted as ordinary input. I need to get the system to a console. Is there a command-...
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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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I can't copy and paste from a console application

I am usually working with console application and it is really annoying that I can not copy or paste anything on the console. How do I make it possible to copy & paste?
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Console to monitor hookup

I would love to get a Wii (since the price dropped it seems like a good time to get one), however I do not currently have a TV to hook it up to. What hardware is suggested for hooking it up to a ...
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What's the relationship between ssh console and bash?

This is somewhat a Grandma question, but nevertheless, I can't really figure it out. It's the following: I log in to a remote machine via ssh. There (for example!) I try to set LD_LIBRARY_PATH ...