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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 because I'm trying to ...
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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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how to change the font in text mode VIM (not gvim with GUI)

I'd like to change the default font in VIM to Adobe Source Code Pro on a CentOS server (without desktop GUI). I've installed the OTF fonts in the package. How can I have the new monospace font set ...
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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 ...
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Different kinds of PowerShell console being launched

I am on Windows 7, and when I launch a PowerShell console, depending on the situation, I get one of two kinds of prompts, as shown in the screen capture. The one on the right (with navy background) ...
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How to make FFmpeg continuously write progress on one line

When encoding FFmpeg prints a new line every second with the progress, example frame= 31 fps=0.0 q=0.0 size= 152kB time=00:00:00.72 bitrate=1726.3kbits/s frame= 59 fps= 57 q=0.0 size= ...
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Hide/Show windows console?

I have ~20 consoles that I don't want to see in my taskbar (which is already pretty full). At the moment I just build my app as window apps instead of console so I see nothing except the process in ...
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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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Tilde with gnome-terminal instead of function keys in Ubuntu

When I'm pressing the function keys, for example F12, I get a tilde symbol on my cursor position (~ sign). How can I turn this of ? This issue affects both shells, Bash and the Zsh. What dotfiles ...
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UNIX Console inside browser

Is there a server-side script, or better yet a browser plugin (for FF or Chrome, I guess) that gives you a REAL UNIX Console inside the browser. The point being to get a full-fledged system inside a ...
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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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Let putty watch for specific output in stdout and notify

Do you know any way to introduce a notification feature to putty client? I would like to setup some regular expressions or simply text strings and be notified (by sound or some tooltip) when this ...
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VT100 (color) serial terminal software for 640k PCs?

I've come across an old PS/2 Model 25 and want to run a simple RS232 console on it. Any suggestions for a simple, 3.5" floppy-based program that would fit in 640k (clearly I would never need more ...
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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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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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How can I easily toggle between Dvorak and Qwerty keyboard layouts from a Linux system console?

I switch between Dvorak and Qwerty keyboard layouts, and frequently find myself with mismatched layouts on my host operating system and a Linux virtual machine. How can I easily switch the layout ...
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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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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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Run a program independently of console [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I detach a process from Terminal, entirely? I'm using CentOs with KDE. I want to run, for example, kedit via console. But when I close the console, kedit closes ...
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How to save console output still showing it

I need to troubleshoot a telnet session and send save it's results to another person. When I use redirection I save the contents of my session, but I'm not able to see it on console. How to pipe ...
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Mpg123 play previous file

Is it possible to use mpg123 to play previous file? My normal usage on using mpg123 $ mpg123 somefolder/*.mp3 I know that to pause we can use Ctlr+Z, and fg to resume, Ctrl+C to play next song, ...
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Command line 7Zip to create archive without extension

If I specify full extensionless result path 7zip adds one corresponding to the type of created archive. How can I make it name the result file exactly as I have specified in command line argument?
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Directly accessing Hyper-V console via RDP

I am wondering if there is a chance to directly connect to a VMs console via RDP. It seems the hyper-v manager is basicaly doing the same when connecting to a VMs console.
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Font color issue in 256 color vim colorscheme in terminal

Machine Info: Gentoo amd64 + bash I've already tried to export the environment variable TERM to xterm-256color or screen-256color, and tput colors also returns 256. It looks like my terminal can ...
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Keyboard shortсut invoke Console in broken centos

Which is combination of keys to open console. I need repair a broken gnome Centos. There should be something like alt+f1 in Fedora?
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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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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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How can I open a console window at the specified position of the screen?

I need to start several cmd.exe console applications so that they should be positioned on the screen in a particular order - is it possible to do with a .bat file? I am running Windows 7.
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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?