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 can I open a new empty tmux pane when I am working in Vim?

Let's say I am working on an .html (or any text-based) file in vim. Next, I need to open a new pane to work on the terminal. How can I achieve that? I know how to use tmux to open a new pane and ...
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Use killall command to kill taskbar (Side with apple logo)? (Mac)

I am not looking to kill the SystemUIServer, but the other side with the apple logo. (Im basically trying to make the apple logo on the upper left corner of my screen reload using the killall command ...
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Add a custom terminal command to context menu in mac

Is there a way to add a custom command when I right click a folder in mac? I have a global NPM module which I run like this from the terminal: ~ make-assets The behaviour I want to achieve is ...
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Get shell script to run without terminal window open on mac? [duplicate]

I need to be able to run a shell script without a terminal appearing. I also cannot use Automator as that shows a swirling icon on the menubar. I run 10.10.5 if that helps
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Starting Ettercap always gives me ERROR 9, I'm at my wits' end

I don't know if this is the right website or not, but at this point, I don't really care, because I'm at my wits end, to be honest. I have been stuck finding this problem online for the past 5 days, ...
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No internet on Ubuntu 16.04, using PPPoE

I wrote this out from my Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit terminal scrolling backwards when it started acting the same as my Linux Mint. At first I set up the internet with sudo pppoeconf then I didn't know how ...
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Make program able to run from terminal command

Having program in /home/user/Downloads/program/main I can launch it by following command cd /home/user/Downloads/program && ./main or from GUI. What I want is to launch it from terminal by ...
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No data packets shown in kali linux terminal using airodump-ng code [on hold]

I have installed kali linux 2.0 in oracle virtual box. I'm using tp-link tl-wn722n as my wireless adapter. Whenever i write this code airodump-ng wlan0mon it shows no result BSSID PWR ...
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disable italic font in gnome-terminal

I use gnome-terminal on Debian 8 with Source Code Pro Regular as the font (the font comes with the TeXLive distribution). How can I disable the use of italics universally in the terminal? One ...
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Smart word wrapping in `less`?

I use the Python package rtv as a terminal client to read Reddit. When it gets to a large text box, it calls less display the text. Currently, less wraps the words according to column width, meaning ...
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How to programmatically set the title text color in the OSX Terminal?

I have a script that runs in a tabbed terminal window which will periodically update the tab's title with some text using: printf '\e]1;Some Text\a' This works great, but I'd like to take to take ...
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open latest file (jpg) in folder

My IP camera saves a video (.mp4 file) and a picture (.jpg file) every minute to my Pi, which is set up as an FTP server. I want to open the latest picture with ImageMagick every 5 minutes. The ...
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Displaying .svg files without saving them from the terminal

I'm looking for a way to dispay .svg files from the terminal without having to save them on my drive. Basically I want to pipe them into the program, and have the program display it (from RAM) and ...
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Why does gnome-open-terminal not work as expected on MacBook?

I have fedora installed on MacBook Pro, and also installed gnome-open-terminal on it. On fodora 23 and before, when I right-click in the file explorer window, I can choose a menu item named "Open ...
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How to sort java's .property file containg <key> = <value> by <value> column?

How can I sort this property file from java project by its value column? The value contains tabs or spaces before or after the value. Here is how this file looks like, key1 = value1 key2 = ...
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MySQL & Terminal: Permissions Issue

I cannot seem to push information up into my database via Terminal. MySQL logic is proper, and it acts like the dump was successful. However, the data never gets pushed up into the DB. I'm even logged ...
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How to Prevent a terminal window from jumping to the end while running a script or similar?

When I use dnf on Fedora or pacman on Arch to update my OS to the newest files via terminal command, it can sometimes be a long wait while the new files are being downloaded, so I like to scroll back ...
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Changing terminal name in centos

I am very new to this centos terminal and aws. I would like to ask you how to change the terminal name and replacing the default name with ec2user@ip. Please help me out.
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Mount encrypted folder on synology nas via terminal

I was searching for a solution to mount an encrypted folder on my synology nas via terminal and found out that DSM uses ecryptfs. Using mount.ecryptfs $ENCRYPT_DIR_PATH $MOUNTED_DIR_PATH actually ...
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socat and rich terminal again

I start socat on a terminal by executing socat - UNIX-listen:/tmp/sock Then I go to another terminal and start a program (by python) in such a way, that it appears to run in the first terminal, here ...
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Getting 256 colors from Cygwin within cmder/ConEmu

I am trying to get 256 colors under Cygwin while running cmder. Generally, what I am doing is opening a terminal session in Windows 10 by typing "cmd" into Start. If I need to open a Cygwin terminal, ...
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How to change SYSIN and SYSOUT (curses mode) for a background process to another terminal session (screen utility)?

I currently run an background process started by a deamon process. It has no terminal and works fine as it doesn't have any screen i/o. It is started via a shell script which I can change. The shell ...
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scp “no such file” when the file exists?

I'm trying to copy a folder from my local computer to a remote server, but it only seems to be catching half of the files within the folder. Here's my scp command: scp read_tree name@server.school....
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In MobaXterm, how do I bookmark a folder in the left panel sftp view after you open an ssh session?

For the life of me, I cannot figure out how to make a bookmark for folders in the left panel sftp view after you open a ssh session. When I google it all I find is how to bookmark sessions themselves....
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How to go totally fullscreen in a st terminal on a PocketC.H.I.P.?

I use the st terminal emulator on a PocketCHIP. Unfortunately, I have grey borders on the right and the bottom of the screen. It looks like the terminal is not full screen. How can I maximize the st ...
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.bash_profile broke my ipython, conda

I am using a Mac OSX, updated my bash_profile after following the instructions in one of the Udacity courses. However I am no longer able to access to my ipython notebook or even conda. I get the ...
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Characters turn into unicode in gnome terminal with lldb

I installed a fresh copy of lldb on my machine. Anything typed after lldb makes its first output (in this case being error: empty command) turns into unicode literals. These unicode literals are ...
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How to make tmux kill session as normal on terminal exit

So normally when you have an X terminal and you exit the window, the terminal dies and HUP is sent to all processes that have that terminal as controlling terminal, their usual response is to exit ...
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How to go full screen in a terminal on PocketC.H.I.P.?

I wonder how I can get rid of the menu bar at the top of the terminal app on a PocketC.H.I.P. It would be nice to hide the scrollbar as well. Have you got any idea how to do it? Is it even possible ...
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How to keep terminal window title in sync with tmux window

I am using a program called "Timing" to track my time. Timing uses the name of the current window in iTerm for categorization purposes. I'd like to set the current title of iTerm to match the name of ...
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Allow users to restat programs on terminal server

Our TS is locked down so people can't even get onto task manager to restart a process that is hanging. I don't want to compromise the security of the TS but I would like to give users the ability to ...
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How to install ImageOptim-CLI (Manual Installation)?

ImageOptim-CLI = batch image optimizaiton Basically, i'm an amateur on apple's script terminal. The creator of ImageOptim-CLI has been posted the installation guide. But, i still don't get it and ...
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SSH and XON/XOFF software flow control

I am using a vintage serial terminal connected to a linux box via a USB to RS232 serial null modem cable. The terminal uses XON/XOFF flow control to avoid overflowing the buffer. The terminal works ...
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Start an interactive session in gnuplot and execute some commands when it opens

When I execute my script, it should Open a terminal with gnuplot (interactive session) Execute some gnuplot commands. The interactive session stays open. (user can execute commands) I've tried the ...
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How to keep and aggregate bash history across multiple machines?

I normally SSH on multiple remote hosts which are VMs and re-create them every 5-6 days. I loose all my bash history in those VMs as soon as I destroy and re-create them. Is there a way I can share ...
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workaround for 'reopen' terminal (to access newly installed stuff)

Ok so basically I'm writing a shell script which needs to install nvm and then use it. Problem is, nvm requires that you close and reopen the terminal after installation. So I wanted to know if ...
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Unable to locate Invisible folders

I have tried to search for X11 folder using locate X11 | grep "X11$" and also using find / -print 2>/dev/null| grep "X11$" but there are many invisible folders in my system as shown in the ...
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Terminal failure: unable to open file “C:\HP\Data\HPLB\HPLBHP.DAT” for read

When I power up my HP laptop it shows this "Terminal failure" message in a DBG Window. Maybe its not creating any big problem so far(I don't use this device so much). But what's this actually ? and ...
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See 'nettop' of another computer on the network

I have a mac, and I know that when I type nettop in terminal, it shows all of the communications between my computer, and the internet, what the ping times were, and more, but how would I see the ...
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Strange prompt color issue with Solarized and OSX 10.11 Terminal.app

I am trying out some Terminal.app customization and have switched from the stock bash to zsh with oh-my-zsh. I have installed patched Powerline fonts and the a port of Solarized theme for the 256-...
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Opening a new terminal from the command line and running a command on Mac OS X 10.10?

So I want to run a script, that launch when I log in, in a new terminal and print in a few line. Do I need AppleScript as for what I've read so far ? Is there not a simple bash command to run this ? ...
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Powerline-status & iTerm2 3.0 glyphs not rendering

Ever since I upgraded to iTerm2 3.0 (currently 3.0.2) the Powerline fonts aren’t rendering with the special glyphs in the Terminal. The glyphs still render in VIM, so I know they’re there. I’m ...
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What is wrong with this Terminal command? (fusermount -u /directory)

What is wrong with this Terminal command? (fusermount -u /directory) I am trying to unmount an encfs folder but I get this error message: entry for /directory../ not found in /etc/mtab Why and how ...
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Windows Ctrl + V equivalent for Linux terminal [duplicate]

In windows I can paste the clipboard content using the key combination Ctrl + V However if I try to achieve the same in Linux terminal using the same Ctrl + V key combination, I get the output: ^V ...
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How to get the current MAC address and pass it to a variable in the Linux terminal

I found a command from another post on Super User that’s helped me, but I don’t know how to pass the output to a variable and print it. This is the command I've used: ip addr show $(awk 'NR==3{print ...
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MobaXterm Local Terminal Doesn't work - Closes immediately

I'm able to SSH to into other machines using MobaXterm, but when I try to run the Local terminal, the Tab just opens and closes all by its own. Am I missing something like a config file ? I tried ...
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Iterm 3.0.2 no colors when using ls

I recently upgraded to Iterm 3.0.2 and I noticed that on my local session, both files and directories have the same color when I use ls. This happened in Iterm2, which I fixed by using this answer: ...
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Create tmux session in seperate shells

I'd like to use tmux sessions to manage windows / panes in different shells. What I've noticed is that tmux will always use the shell from which it was first launched for all subsequent sessions ...
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What are the basic commands for ufw firewall in Ubuntu?

I want to setup ufw firewall in ubuntu. Please list some basic commands that I need to learn to operate it via termianl.
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MySQL error, can no longer login as root

So I updated my MySQL and PHPMyAdmin yesterday and ever since then I cannot login to MySQL as root or any other username I have. I tried both phpmyadmin and the terminal and still cannot get in. How ...