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

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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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Which are the non-x text editors in Powershell?

Are there some editors like emacs, vi/vim, specifically for power shell, if so which are the best? I will have to do some work on windows and I need some unix productivity - which means for me shell ...
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Hangs of Lotus Notes (composite) mail for several seconds - how to debug

Question: How can I profile Java part of composite application in Lotus Notes client (based on Eclipse/OSGi)? Background: Opening any document from view (does not matter which one: it happens in ...
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How to see console output of ClearCase Project Explorer or ClearCase Explorer as Cleartool commands?

When using Clearcase Project Explorer or ClearCase Explorer is it possible to see some kind of console or logging that shows what the equivalent commands would be in Cleartool? Using ClearCase 7. ...
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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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Windows console with ANSI colors handling

Is there any console emulator for Windows that interprets ANSI coloring? We use rspec and a part of our team use Windows and the special string for coloring are not very useful for them ;).
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Unable to start C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exe when launching Console2

I've just downloaded Console2 as an alternative to the default cmd console that comes with windows, when I double click I get this error : I added the C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exe to the PATH ...
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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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Auto attach new consoles to conemu

I want that when a console is openning ConEmu will automagically detect the console (for example - by executable path) and attach it in a new tab. for example, a console of an application I'm ...
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Why some programs cannot receive the output of children processes?

Some programs don't display output of some children processes. As you can see , I tried to run php --version in three console utilities: Git Bash (MinGw), native Windows 8 command line and Cygwin ...
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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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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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Can I have new Console windows (from Win 10) in Windows 8?

The new Windows 10 Technical previews has a "fixed" console windows. Is there anyway I can install just that on my Windows 8 without the not-yet-stable Win 10?
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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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Change default code page of Windows console to UTF-8

Currently I'm running Windows 7 x64 and usually I want all console tools to work with UTF-8 rather than with default code page 850. Running chcp 65001 in the command prompt prior to use of any tools ...
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Is there such a thing as Skype messenger for Linux console? [closed]

I’ve been searching for a Linux console (e.g. bash) program that offers the instant messenger functionality of Skype. What I really do not need is microphone/call/listening functionality. Just the ...
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Rackable Systems DigiCM16 Cable Pin Out

First of all, I'm not sure this is the right place for this, so mods, if I'm wrong, please move it to wherever it needs to be. So a few weeks ago I purchased a Digi Connectware CM16 Console Server, ...
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Running application using cmd.exe while inside the console in Windows

I have an .exe application. When I run it from the console in Windows 8.1 by executing a command C:/Path/To/My/App/MyApp.exe it starts and works just fine. But I need to run it through the cmd.exe ...
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How can I know FTP-username and Password

I hired a freelancer to install my website to a new server. However, I don't know/remember FTP username/password any more. But I have username/password for linux-console. Is there some EASY and SAFE ...
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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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Why does the “>” command in a Windows console not redirect all messages to a file?

I am trying to build a Scala project with sbt, so I run a command: sbt clean test > log.log Which means that any messages that the sbt tool writes to the Windows console should be written to the ...
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How do I change Notepad++'s console font?

How do I configure a fixed-size font for Notepad++'s console output?
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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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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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How can you restart your Windows console? [closed]

I would like to restart my windows 7 console. How do I do so?
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FFMPEG. Two dshow sources and one output. Combine commands

Office PC has to record what operators say to clients and contrariwise way - clients to operator. I got low resourse solution. But is there way to combine this two commands? ffmpeg.exe -f dshow -i ...
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Toggle the web console's filters with hotkeys

In the Firefox Developer Tools, there are a bunch of keyboard shortcuts. For instance, in Windows we can open the Web Console with Ctrl + Shift + K. Once the console is open, it has its own Toolbar ...
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Issue using virtual KVM java app

Receiving this error trying to use console redirection to remotely control a server: Error: The field has an invalid value: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <jnlp spec="1.0+" ...
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Simple console torrent client

Is some simple console torrent client available for linux? Something like wget or curl but for torrents with straightforward syntax and without cluttered interface? For example: > torrent ...
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yakuake on all screens

I've got a laptop with linux/ubuntu and I attach it to an external monitor or to a projector. I want my yakuake to be shown on all screens, i.e. my laptop screen and the external device. So far I have ...
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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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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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Why is there no option to choose codepage 65001 (UTF-8) as a default codepage in console window?

I can change codepage 950 (my computer's default) into codepage 65001 (UTF-8): chcp 65001 But why is there no option to choose codepage 65001 as a default codepage in console? Is it able to ...
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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 to change console keymap in Linux?

I'd like to exchange Esc and CapsLock in console (not in X, and use xev), how can I do it? (My OS is Ubuntu)
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Configuring PuTTY for Windows 8 cmd shell prompt

Is there some recommended configuration / settings of PuTTY for Telnet connecting on Windows 8 shell/Telnet. I ask this because in default conf of PuTTY cursor behavior is little strange. e.g. with ...
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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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How to copy text from Console2?

I just started using Console2 as an alternative to cmd.exe I can't figure out how to copy text from the console to the clipboard -- dragging over it with the mouse won't mark anything, and there is ...
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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 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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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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What is the difference between shell, console, and terminal?

I'm confused with the terminology. What is the difference between shell, console, and terminal?
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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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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 do I make Ubuntu start fbterm in the tty on startup?

When I was testing openSUSE about a week ago, I noticed that tty1 (yes, just tty1) had the openSUSE background. I want to do the same in Ubuntu. I found a way using fbsplash. I'm not too keen on that ...
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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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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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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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TTY doesn't scroll

I dpkg-reconfigured console-setup on my Linux Mint 17 install. Now when running long-output commands, such as apt-get, the tty doesn't scroll at all. If I hit enter a couple of times, I get new lines, ...
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Is there a windows console emulator? [closed]

Is there any way to make Windows console less ugly? I imagine there might be some 32 bit application that provides a nicer UI, but delegates all calls to cmd under the hood. Is there such an app? For ...