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

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Kill processes and programs in windows instantly

Some programs I run can't be killed and terminated even from the Task Manager. Sometimes they can be terminated but it takes too long. I want a method that always kills them instantly. Is there any ...
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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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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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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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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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using posh-git with conemu

I tried doing what the fellow at this site managed: https://github.com/rajmenon/KB/wiki/Setup-a-ConEmu-task-for-posh-git--(w--Github-for-windows) doing the same as he using the keybind in conemu ...
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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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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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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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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 just ...
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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 too &...
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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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How can I switch line-wrapping on and off from within less

I know I can run less -S and avoid long line wrapping. But can I switch wrapping on and off from within less?
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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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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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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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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 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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How do I stop Tomcat / rsyslog from logging to console?

At my work someone once setup Tomcat to log to syslog. The problem is that these messages also get sent to the console. The system is RHEL6, these are the involved RPM's rsyslog-5.8.10-10.el6_6....
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Why does the underline cursor even exist? [closed]

If I am in a console Window, I am always confused with the underline cursor. With the vertical line, if you hit Del, it deletes the character on the right and with Backspace, you delete the left ...
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Unexpected BPython console output behaviour

I am using BPython to run Python scripts, and I found the console output has a different behavior than the regular Python console.. For example this small snippet: import time for i in range(100): ...
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Changing terminal colors

I log into my server remotely, and use VIM to edit files. Using the noctu colorscheme, VIM uses the available default 8 system colors and their light/bold variants, 16 colors total. For whatever ...
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Opening .bat file in CMDER instead of default CMD

I want to associate .bat files with another console emulator, named cmder, so that when they are opened they must start up with my preferred program. How to do this? ps: I'm using windows 10.
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Using console emulator with XAMPP?

I was recently browsing for a multi-tab console emulator, and I came across Console (via the accepted answer) here: Multi-tab command prompt in Windows? However, I want to use Console instead of the ...
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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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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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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 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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How do I change the font size in TeraTerm?

I am using TeraTerm in windows. I would like to change the font size in the TeraTerm console permanently. I can do it every time I open a new command window but that's boring. I figured out that there ...