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

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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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Console and Cygwin integration

I've installed new Cygwin: 1.7 and couldn't create a Console! tab for Cygwin like before. Is there anybody there who has successfully used Cygwin inside Console?
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Changing Ubuntu Wallpaper Using Terminal or From command Line

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 with Gnome Shell and unity and I was wondering how to change the desktop wallpaper form terminal or command line . I found the following but i can't seem to get it to work , ...
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Why does sudo pause when I break

Sometimes I type 'sudo su - user' in linux and then realise I'm typing it from an application account rather than a user account. I want to ctrl+c to abort the password entry. When I do this, it ...
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How Can I Copy Everything in Current Directory to Subdirectory?

How can I copy everything in current directory to one if it's subdirectory in linux console?
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How can I change my console font to consolas in Windows 7?

My console font is hard to read, I'd love to have consolas instead. How can I change it?
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Zip only public directory

I've a lot of websites (100+ directories) I want to create a unique zip with only public subdirectory. My structure now is like: - Site 1 --- app --- tmp --- log --- public - Site 2 --- app --- ...
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Fedora virtual terminal won't scroll after switch

I recently installed Fedora 12 for some Linux testing. When I switch between virtual terminals (CTRL-f1 Ctrl-f2) I can no longer scroll back in the VT I left and came back to. Any new data created ...
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Control audio on remote computer using remote desktop (mstsc), and without console session

I am using Windows 2003 server as a workstation computer. Its soundcard is connected to my stereo speakers output. Oftentimes, I want to play music on this computer through the speakers while my ...
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How to use Console2 with tmux

I am able to start tmux using the mintty terminal included with cygwin. However, when using Console2 (running on 64-bit windows 7 and using C:\cygwin64\bin\bash.exe as the shell), I get the following ...
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Is there a boot environment that is just a simple console?

I'm doing a bit of investigating into the file system of Windows (in this case, Windows 7), and there's been a few times now where I've had to alter something in System32. For those times, I've booted ...
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See all output from commands performed inside screen

I am using screen (http://www.gnu.org/software/screen/manual/screen.html) to access my minecraft console. I created a server in /etc/init.d, and have minecraft running in the background. Then, to ...
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Firefox 21: Error Console Doesn't Display Error Messages

Windows 7 Professional Firefox 21.0 Hi, The error console ( Tools > Web Developer > Error Console ) in Firefox is not displaying Javascript error messages under any circumstances. I get these ...
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ConEmu Transparent Background?

There's a transparency option but that makes the whole window transparent. Is there a way to get the background to be transparent and not the borders nor text?
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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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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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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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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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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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Going to remote servers offsite - solution for seeing video (console) on laptop?

We have an increasing number of remote linux servers at "harsh" customer locations that sometimes need a site visit to debug. Originally, we used servers with VGA out, but recently, we have machines ...
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How do I set default properties for ALL console windows?

Right-click-->Properties does not apply to other console windows - only to ones with same name (i.e. cmd.exe). Can I do this for ALL console windows?
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How can I divide my shell space into two parts?

On my c shell, I use the alias p ls -lt; pwd to speed up things while switching directories and getting their listings. Things could be much easier if I could somehow divide the space I have on my ...
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IIS Management Console is not present in web management tool

IIS Management console is not present under web management tool. Two options are there: IIS 6 management compatibility IIS Management Scripts & Tools. I have checked both, but it did not work. ...
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freebsd: configure a different default directory

When I ssh into my freebsd I want to be automatically in another directory, and not my home directory. I.e. instead of /users/home/john I want to be in /users/home/john/what/i/am/working/on
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What SSH server software for Windows support direct screen access applications?

SSH for Windows does not support applications that implements direct drawing to the terminal screen buffer (like FAR Manager I mostly interested in using with SSH). What other SSH servers supports ...
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What should I use to access NFS from console without mounting it?

Network file access | Console program | mounting option ------------------------------------------------------------ HTTP | wget / curl | httpfs FTP | ...
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Any way to obscure password in Windows EXE start-up argument?

There is a Windows GUI application (call it A from now on) that takes some password as its start-up argument. For example, C:\SomeProgram.exe /usr=homer /pwd=simpson There is an application (call ...
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Debian console has first character hidden (outside of monitor)

The issue we are hitting with our server is quite odd. The terminal's first line(s) is printed outside the monitor and we tried changing resolution without success. Reducing buffer width (stty columns ...
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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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Recovery Console Commands in CMD

Is it possible to use the unique commands that are in recovery console but in a command prompt session? For example LOGON, ENABLE, DISABLE, LISTSVC, MAP, SYSTEMROOT, FIXBOOT, FIXMBR, etc I'm using ...
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Emulate console by sending data on one UDP port, and receive text from another

I'm trying to establish a “console-like” connection with a National Instruments cRIO-FRC. It broadcasts its console output onto 255.255.255.255, UDP port 6666. I can listen to it with: socat ...
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MINGW32 orphan console window

I was installed Git extensions in Windows 7, which have a Git Bash console which title starts with "MINGW32" so it is running under MINGW. Today I found that such a window became a zombie -- I cannot ...
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How can I get Emacs to run correctly in a Windows console with codepage 65001 (UTF-8)?

When my codepage is set to 65001 (UTF-8) in a Powershell terminal, emacs -nw displays garbage. When the codepage is set to 437, emacs -nw works. I would like to be able to run emacs -nw (much quicker ...
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Mac insomnia: Finding what's keeping my Mac up within console?

I have a 15" rMBP from late 2013 and it's been great. However, I have noticed there are times where I will shut the lid and the system will simply not go to sleep. Many times I am packing it after a ...
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Is there a terminal supporting embeded graph under linux? [closed]

everyone. I want to know if there is a graphic terminal which support viewing images inline. The ipython qtconsole is very cool because it has the '%matplotlib inline' magic. But I'd like to use ...
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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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VMware ESXi: Create a video of virtual machine

VMware Workstation makes it easy to record videos of virtual machines. However, my setup is using ESXi - I access the console through vSphere. I would like to record a video of the virtual machine, ...
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Installing different keyboard layout on live debian image

I've downloaded a debian vm image for some testing: http://exploit-exercises.com/download (280mb) It's a Debian Squeeze machine. I want to use the Belgian layout (which is AZERTY) in stead of the ...
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Problems on OSX 10.8.3 System Console , can you help me?

I've ever see this listing in my Systemconsole on my mac osx. Is there an hint or a resolution for this problem? 24.05.13 09:26:00,251 com.apple.launchd[1]: (org.samba.nmbd[3502]) Exited with code: 1 ...
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Terminal without echo

In the terminal on Solaris 5.9 (ksh), I don't see the characters when typing. I can see the input only after the return key is pressed. I checked terminal settings with stty -a it shows: echo echoe ...
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How do I make Linux use a screen connected to its second display port (VGA) instead of its first (DVI) for console?

My computer has a graphics card with a DVI port (port 1) and a VGA port (port 2). How can I make the console on Linux display on port 2 instead of port 1? During POST, everything is mirrored on both ...
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How to find files that match certain criteria with PowerShell?

I created a variable $check to find files based on certain conditions. The code looks like this: $day = (get-date).day $year = (get-date).year $check = (Get-ChildItem | where-object ...
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Repeating mysql error in OSX console

I'm getting an endlessly repeating set of errors in my mac's console that go as follows: Jan 6 00:21:37 Air com.apple.launchd[1] (com.mysql.mysqld): Throttling respawn: Will start in 9 seconds Jan ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...