A terminal is a hardware device used for entering data into and displaying information from a computer. Terminals were frequently used in the days of mainframe computers. Today, most operating systems offer text-based "terminal emulators", which replicate the functionality of a classical terminal, ...

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How pause list of process in htop?

I should like stop refreshing list of process. My problem is in often refresh list. How I can do it? I use a tool htop.
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PuTTY terminal behaviour differs between two accounts on same server

I'm using PuTTY to connect to my server where I have two accounts. One account gives me a colour terminal and responds correctly to the home/end keys, while the other account gives me a black-n-white ...
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Terminal: cp -r with directories with same name and different case

I'm trying to copy around ~250Gb from one drive to another. Catch is that the destination drive is formatted in NTFS or FAT or something and isn't case-sensitive, and I've got folders I need to copy ...
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Google Chrome doesn't trust mitmproxy's certficates

I'm running mitmdump (from mitmproxy) on my Macbook Pro, and I'm connecting to the proxy through my Windows desktop PC. However, Chrome (running on the PC) refuses to connect to so many sites because ...
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mobaxterm doesn't passes correctly ctrl-shift-arrow sequences

MobaXterm doesn't passes correctly the ctrl-shift-arrow sequences. It doesn't work on emacs, and when I use sed -n l, I see it displays the escape sequence of the arrow key alone instead of the full ...
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How to launch favorite tabs/directories in Terminal.app?

If I regularly work with four directories, one tab per directory, is there a way to automate Terminal.app opening these tabs/directories for me?
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iTerm2 -> ssh -> gnu screen -> split window: scroll wheel not working

I'm using Mac OS X as a workstation. With iTerm2, I connect to a remote host (Ubuntu Server) using this command: ssh -t user@host screen -D -R -R But I can't get the scroll wheel to work correctly, ...
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FreeBSD SSH terminal windows

When I run a ncurses-based tool, say nano, in a Linux/OSX SSH session and then close it, the terminal session is back with the history and everything. But if I start nano in a FreeBSD SSH session and ...
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Running `pip` gives 'command not found' after successful Python homebrew install

To preface, I am very bad with the terminal, please be patient with me. when I run pip I get: zsh: command not found: pip I have installed Python 2.7.11 with brew, which should allow pip to work ...
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how do you run a terminal application in the background?

I am currently trying sleep 45 osascript -e "set Volume 7" say -v Whisper "hello" in a text edit file but when i run it it pops up with a terminal window. How would i hide or disable this window? ...
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Pinging mac computer on school network request timeout

I'm in the terminal on my mac and my friend (who is on the same school network as me) gave me his ip address. I try to ping , but it keeps saying "request timeout for icmp_seq0". It works when i ping ...
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Delete all images in a folder except those with defined string in title?

I have around 50,000 images in a folder (I'm using Mac OSX), and I'd like to delete all of them unless they have x300 or 300x in them. I was hoping it's possible using the terminal or automator, but ...
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How to prevent opening same program on terminal server by the “same user” with command prompt?

I have several users that use Remote Desktop App (Server 2008) and when they open the .BAT file I have created, it opens up two programs...however, I need to prevent the same program (in this case ...
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Terminal lines intermittently invisible or corrupt on Ubuntu 12.04

I am running gnome-terminal under Ubuntu 12.04 and I have a weird problem that I haven't managed to find any info on. Whenever I type a command, the resulting output is frequently - but not always - ...
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Transfer file from local machine to port forwarded machine

I have to transfer a file from my local machine to remote server 2 from remote server 1. I have port forwarded the remote server1(Amazon Ec2) port 2222 to remote server2(Amazon Ec2). I am connecting ...
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Where to download is it that I download libc.so.6 which is what the error box says i need as well

I saw a post that was similar to my question but the person who asked about it had diffrent versions on top of other problems that dont quite relate to mine. When i try to run steam it says Steam ...
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Alias command from terminal that opens a new terminal on a specific folder

I have this command already working in my .bash_profile: alias mysite='cd /Applications/sites/mysite;pwd; php artisan serve --port=9000 | open http://localhost:9000 | open -a Finder ./' So it: ...
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Brew cask uinstall does not remove installed cask

I've installed cask via brew cask install and I would like to remove it, however, brew cask uninstall cannot find it: me-bash-3.2:/$ brew cask list macdown me-bash-3.2:/$ brew cask uninstall macdown ...
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How to check if pppoe is already connected in windows through a cmd?

I have accomplished auto wifi connecting and then connecting pppoe as I have scheduled the script to run every 5 minutes so it disconnects my wifi when it runs if it's already connected..! I want to ...
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How to run a js file from windows terminal?

In order to have the measurements displayed of a photocell linked to an Arduino on the terminal, Iam trying to execute a node.js server. It's from a tutorial made by Adil Moujahid I tried to follow ...
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Windows CMD.exe inserting new line after program runs

Does CMD.exe automatically put a new line on the terminal window after a program has run? My program is outputing one line of text, via .NET Console.WriteLine("TEXT"); However, I'm also seeing a blank ...
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Is it possible to automatically compile a LaTeX document through terminal using TeXworks?

I want to create an alias to automatically compile the main .tex file of a big document in LaTeX under Debian Wheezy. That means I need a shell command to do so. Is this possible? I am currently ...
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Extract the first 2 letters in each line of a file using a single command Terminal

I want to extract the first 2 letters of each line from a file and save it in a variable and print it in a single command. Can anyone help me with the command? Considering my file has 20 - 30 lines ...
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Ubuntu virtual terminal cursor style resetting

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and using one of the virtual terminals (TTY[1-6], accessible via Ctrl-Alt-F[1-6]); I want to permanently change the appearance of my cursor from the apparent default, a ...
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Is there a way to set up a warning before executing some commands in the terminal?

There are some terminal commands that are proficient at destroying large swaths of data very efficiently. Like: sudo rm -rf /* or rm -rf /*. I want to set up a warning that will show up, whenever ...
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OSX terminal : log on on a website

I would like to login/ out on a Web site using the terminal, I currently using a appleScript I wrote but was wondering can you use terminal command line instead (not running my script from terminal) ...
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Terminal not working properly

While I was messing around with stuff, I ran the commands: curl https://sdk.cloud.google.com | bash exec -l $SHELL gcloud components update dns gcloud auth login gcloud init After this, my bash ...
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bashrc alias ls not working

I'm trying to modify the ls command with an alias in my .bashrc file, and I'm getting some strange errors. .bashrc file export http_proxy="Some URL" export https_proxy=$http_proxy alias ls='ls ...
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switching virtual consols in child terminal (in 'cu')

I'm using 'cu' to connect to a Linux appliance via serial port (cu -l /dev/ttyS0 -s 38400). The question is, how do I switch to another virtual console (ALT+CTRL+F2) of the appliance? (In order to ...
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Execute Command After Previous one Finished

Is there a terminal emulator which allows the user to execute a command after the one currently running terminates? I'm searching for a software, not for an explanation of how to concatenate commands ...
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If it is even possible, how do I apply the “-32bitclient” command to a directory in Terminal?

I'm running the older 10.6.8 on a computer, and in order to use the software installed on it, I need to keep it in 64-bit mode. However, in order to download files off a particular media card, I need ...
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Finder not showing folder created with “mkdir” from the Terminal in OSX El Capitan

I created a folder with Terminal using the command: mkdir images I went to view it in Finder but it doesn’t show up. I can view the folder in terminal using ls in the parent directory and can even ...
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Fullscreen TMUX sessions selection

I've found TMUX's choose-tree command to be quite useful when navigating between sessions, but I dislike it only displaying inside of the current pane. I'd prefer it to overtake my entire screen. ...
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How to rename terminal name in Linux

I am working with a terminal in Linux. I noticed that after I change the title of a terminal using "Ctrl-t" I cannot set it again using the command "label" or "echo -ne " looks like I need to ...
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Needing to open OS X bash script as via launchd IN a terminal window

I've got a lengthy and complex bash script which works OK, but I'm trying to automate my deployment process and I'm flummoxed at this point. I can get the script to run as a LaunchAgent no problem, ...
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How to perform batch commands in terminal for files in each folder

I have a folder which contains some folders inside. In each folder there are some bmp files. I want to go inside each directory, convert bmp images to pgm format and remove original bmp files, and ...
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tmux detach session remote

I run at first terminal tmux, then I run another terminal with tmux and attach to session which I run at first terminal. First is smaller than second and I can't go to it to do something. How to ...
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Mount AFP from terminal / AppleScript

I try to mount an AFP / SMB drive either from terminal or AppleScript, Used to have a code for that but can't find it, the only issue is my password have "@" character with probably make the terminal ...
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How can I make the Ubuntu terminal follow the same sorting with ls -l as Mac OS X uses by default?

I like the default sorting of ls -l in Mac OS X and have gotten used to it. Now I'm starting to use Ubuntu machines more frequently, and I'm hoping to coerce its terminal into sorting the listing in ...
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Replace multiline string by another multiline string in a markdown file on OS X

I want to replace a multiline string in a markdown by another one (also multiline). I think perl is the best option. E.g. i want to replace ## Exercise 1 some text some more text ## Points by ...
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mac terminal and iterm does queue up input during operations

I have this problem where if I input something time consuming the inputs I give the terminal does not queue up on the next command line. $ rails c afsdfadfadsfadfa development environment (Rails ...
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Make `last` display year in Terminal

Is there any way to get last (on Mac OS X 10.11.2) to display a full date (including year)? Right now it displays only day and time: user$ sudo last user | head -n3 user ttys000 ...
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Prevent open -a Terminal.app from automatically exiting on Mac OS X

On my Mac OSX 10.9 Mavericks, I wrote a small bash script to open a log file for a terminal game application I'm writing so I can see print statements: #!/bin/bash printf '\e[3;0;0t' ...
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Why is 256 color display not working with linux console, while it does with screen?

I am working on a python program with a text-mode GUI based on urwid. urwid is a library to create ncurses-style programs with python. Operating System is CentOS 7. Everything works fine under ...
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OSX: Terminal Zip command not working

I am trying to zip a folder from terminal command (given below) zip myZip.zip path\ Of\ the\ Folder The above command providing the given below result is My Command wrong. Please help, I have to ...
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Combing r-exec and terminal-panel functionalities in Atom

I would like to combine the functionality of r-exec in Atom with the Terminal-Panel package. In particular, I'm interested in achieving similar flexibility as illustrated in this SO answer with ...
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Stuck in insert mode in tmux

I'm doing something accidentally that makes me stuck in insert mode while in tmux. I have no idea what I'm doing or how to set it back. Outside of tmux not a problem. Pressing the insert key does not ...
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PuTTY or other Windows SSH client: mouse wheel to scroll less/more or other pager on UNIX server?

I like GNOME terminal because when you ssh to a server and run commands such as man init then you can use the scroll wheel to navigate the man page. Unfortunately my Windows SSH clients do not ...
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Terminal 'last' command doesn't display login history

The last command in Terminal (on Mac OS X 10.11.2) is supposed to display a list of login history. However, when I type it in, all I get is user$ last wtmp begins Mon Jan 11 13:17 user$ last user ...
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How to create a “function” for terminal to run

I have about 10 terminal commands that execute syncing with a Git repository and a live-server. How can I boil that down into single command? Is this a use case for scripting? Steps include: ...