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

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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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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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Do Yakuake, Tilda provide the same functionality?

Is there any difference between those programs? Are they just ordinary consoles that always run and called by single keystroke?
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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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Temporarily Changing Console Properties in Windows 7

In Windows XP, when you make a change to the console settings (not just for the command-prompt, but all console apps), eg dimensions, colors, fonts, etc., it asks if you want to make the changes ...
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Windows 7 unable to launch java control panel

whenever I click on java control panel, nothing happens. I did C:\Windows\System32>control java.cpl still nothing happens. I installed Java 6 update 24(the latest update), did not help. how do I ...
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Linux clear console [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Bash: Reset and Clear Commands I know about Linux command clear, but it just moves previous output from visible part of terminal window (KDE Konsole). I can still scroll ...
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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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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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What are the PowerShell consoles for Windows?

Linux is known for having lots of terminals and consoles that are built upon GTK, Qt, GNOME, KDE or X to run the shell (like bash). PowerShell on Windows runs with the Windows console (the same as ...
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How to read mouse buttons from linux console using X10 mouse reporting?

I'm trying to read mouse buttons from the console without success. According to man console_codes the Linux console has X10 mouse reporting. This means that after enabling it (printf "\e[?9h") pressed ...
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What are the Requirements for Fullscreen Consoles in Windows 7?

When you try to switch a console to fullscreen in Windows 7, it gives the error This system does not support fullscreen mode. Of note is the part about “this system”, intimating that some systems do ...
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Is there a way to alter the colors used in TTY consoles on Linux?

By "alter colors", I mean something like change black from #000000 to #111111, and by "TTY console", I mean what you get when you do Ctrl+Alt+F1 from X11, not a terminal emulator like xterm or urxvt. ...
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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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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 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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Automatically executing commands when a command-prompt is opened

I am looking for a way to execute some console commands automatically when a command-prompt is opened in Windows, specifically to set some command aliases. For example, when a command-prompt is ...
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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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Windows-7 snap Windows-left/right doesn't work fully for console (command-prompt) in dual monitors

Start>Run>cmd Select the command shell window Use windows-left and -right. Observe that it doesn't go to all four positions (left of left monitor, right of left monitor, left of right monitor, right ...
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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.