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How to exit a batch script when a command is not found

I want the terminal to close itself if adb is not recognized. ADB is a program this script will utilize to detect device. Here is a bit of my script echo My name is RomBreaker echo. echo And I'm ...
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How to call python script in other folder without prepending `python`?

I have a small (self-written) python script located in, let's say, C:\dummy\myscript.py. In my Windows 7 terminal, I can call this script with either one of the following three commands. They all ...
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How to check if cygwin mintty/bash is run as administrator?

Problem Statement: What is the most elegant and robust way to test if Cygwin mintty bash session is "Run as adminstrator"? Why, specifically? I have typically several mintty terminals open when using ...
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Starting a program in a running rdp-terminal-server (W2008R2) session with full control over the server but no control over the client?

I have full control over a Windows 2008 R2 server. A mobile client runs a windows terminal session on the server over RDP and WLAN. Its connection and session are currently active. Now I would like ...
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Windows: equivalent of OS X's Terminal “&”

Is there any way, under Windows 7, to emulate the behaviour of the & character in OS X's Terminal? I'm trying to run multiple Wget instances simultaneously: I can do this without any problem of ...
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Terminal application that appends CR to incoming LF's on COM

Is there any windows based terminal application that has a setting to allow carriage returns to be added to line feeds that come in from a COM port? I am currently using HyperTerminal and as far as I ...
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How can I use a bash like shell on windows

I use Linux and a Mac. I'll be teaching some command line stuff soon. What can I install on Windows to give me a terminal window most similar to a basic mac/linux bash shell. Would like to be able to ...
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New terminal window (duplicate session) from Putty command line?

Being on Windows and accessing Linux via Putty, is it possible to spawn new terminal (Putty) window from the command line? I.e. to send something to Linux, while responding on which, it initiate new ...
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Terminal font looks different (I think some application changed it)

The Terminal font on my computer (Windows 8) is messed up. I think some application I had from earlier changed it to look different. Looks fine in the CMD: Everywhere else, ugly: So, how do I ...
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Access Win Partition in Terminal Mac OS X

Is it possible to access (mount?) a partition in Mac OS X through the Terminal? Located at /Volumes/Windows HD/... I have VMWare fusion, but is it possible to access files through the Terminal? ...
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Having Trouble Sending Arguments To Mintty/Cygwin

Simply put, I would like to have a shortcut on Windows which can open up a terminal window just like clicking the Cygwin shortcut normally does, but in a different location from the default. The ...
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Git for Windows: Run vim in background without ampersand (&)

On my Windows machine, running gVim appears to tie up the git for windows shell, whereas if I run from the command prompt, this is not the case. How might I be able to run gVim (or any other program, ...
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Telnet not properly displaying text?

I've recently discovered and started playing nethack. I know I can play it locally, but I'm sitting at different computers all the time so I found nethack.alt.org that let's you telnet into their ...
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How to overload a linux command

Every time the user types git commit -a, I want to run it in my own script, Then run original command git commit.. and have it run as it would have normally.
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Making the Windows Terminal Usable [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: maximizing the windows Command prompt What I'd like is a way to make the command prompt and PowerShell a little more user friendly. Some basics of a good terminal or ...
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Windows 8 not showing up in GRUB menu

My computer is pretty new and has a UEFI setup. I have secure boot off, fast boot off, and am booting in Legacy mode. I got Fedora 17 to install and now it is set up and working correctly, however I ...
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How to add commands of windows to local shell of XShell 4

XShell is a very powerful tools to ssh remote computers such as Unix/Linux. And it has built some internal commands for you to run within your Windows. Xshell:\> help Internal Commands: new: ...
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Windows host terminal to Linux VirtualBox guest

Given Ubuntu 12.10 running in VirtualBox on a Windows 7 host, is there a way to set up a terminal such that the terminal is running on Windows but connects to Ubuntu by telnet/SSH/whatever?
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Zsh in Cygwin 1.7

When starting Zsh as the shell in Cygwin 1.7, I get the escape characters in plain text. When using Zsh with the -l option, this is resolved. Why is this? As you can see, the terminal renders the ...
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How do I send SIGKILL on cygwin in GNU Screen?

I have recently started using GNU screen on cygwin, but the functionality to terminate a foreground process with CTRL-C does not seem to work when there is an active screen session. Is there a ...
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Shell scripts in windows

I've been using the terminal in Ubuntu and Debian for a while and use shell scripts, commands like find, grep etc.. and the vim editor. What is the best way to use such commands/software under ...
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PuTTy connection manager Post-login commands not working

I am creating sessions on PuTTyCM with macro mode enabled where I can send password and also post login commands. Initially the server to which I am logging was taking the password as userID (due to ...
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Bulk renaming files [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I mass rename files from the command line or using a 3rd party tool? So I have a series of files with the following format Their real file name followed by the ...
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Alternative to TinyTERM Terminal Emulator

I work for a company that has been using the TinyTERM Terminal Emulator for at least 20 years now. Here is a link to the program's description: ...
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1answer
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Is there a tab-enabled CLI for Windows?

I'm looking for a terminal for Windows that supports tabs, maybe splitting and I'd love to be able to autocomplete and double tap the tab key to list files like in Linux terminals. Is there such a ...
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How to connect to a Windows PC from a Mac OS X terminal

I have some Windows PCs on my network. I have Mac OS X. I try to access some Windows PCs in the network to read and write files. In OS X Finder, I see the computer_name and I can connect as Guest. But ...
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Is it possible to change the color scheme of the Windows terminal?

Many programs like to output certain things in blue. That's almost unreadable on a common black background. Turning off color output for the program in question is one alternative, but in X (xterm), ...
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How do I rename a bunch of files in the Command Prompt?

I have a problem with filenames. The stupid camera I am using resets the autonumber sequence every so often, and therefore I am getting tons of conflicts if I try and put lots of photos in a single ...
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How to open a terminal quickly from a file explorer at a folder in Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows Console in Explorer Context Menu This can be done easily in Ubuntu, just right click and open Terminal. It is very inconvenient to open cmd.exe then cd to the ...
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gnome-terminal like terminal in Windows XP?

I'm running Cygwin in Windows XP. I find it quite handy, apart from it running in the default Windows Command Prompt. Are there any alternatives to this? For example, is there a terminal that is like ...
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How can I shutdown a Windows machine remotely from OS X?

I'm trying to shutdown a Windows machine remotely from within OS X. I've seen this a lot on Linux sites but it doesn't transfer over: net rpc shutdown -I xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx -U username%password I'm ...
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Transparent background but solid title bar and text in Windows 7

I'd like to have a terminal like the one in Ubuntu where the background is transparent but title bar and text is still solid. I have tried Console, but setting the alpha value makes the entire window ...
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What are the PowerShell consoles for Windows?

Linux is known for having lots of terminals and consoles that are built upon GTK, Qt, GNOME, KDE or X to run the shell (like bash). PowerShell on Windows runs with the Windows console (the same as ...
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Parallel port (LPT) file transfer software

I am looking for (preferably freeware/opensource) Windows (XP/Vista) based application which allows files to be transferred across two computers through their parallel ports, something like ...
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How can I update cygwin shell environment variables set in System Properties window

Suppose I go into the System Properties window and add an environment variable to the Path. If I have a terminal window open, it will be unaware of the change, so I close it and open another one. Is ...
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Formatting cURL Output in the Windows Terminal

When I try to perform the cURL request here, Windows 7 (x64) returns an output with no line breaks: C:\Users\kiwi>curl http://www.documentcloud.org/api/search.json?q=group:nytimes ...
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Is there a multi-tab terminal replacement for Cygwin's terminal? [duplicate]

Is there a multi-tab terminal replacement for Cygwin's terminal?
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Run Linux terminal on Windows

It is bit pain to work with Windows command prompt. I've been working with Linux and Windows. Linux terminal has more advantages than the XP command prompt, so I would like to use a Linux terminal on ...
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Console like Gnome Terminal for Windows

I'm looking for console like the Gnome Terminal for Windows to replace cmd.exe. I'd like to have tabs and easy copy&paste. Do you know a tool like that?
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How the computer could be used by two users at the same time

Running windows 7 64, Is there any application that allows me to connect an additional keeyboard and mice and monitor, so that this can be used by other user at the samee time while I use the main ...
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How to adjust display of midnight commander in kitty?

When I connect to ubuntu from kitty (a putty clone) it looks like this: How do I fix the display?
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OS X `say` command for Windows

The say command is perhaps OS X terminal's most compelling feature - it takes text as input and speaks it through the computer's speakers. Is there any equivalent command-line tool on Windows, either ...
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Application to Display Quotes - Like Unix Fortune

I was wondering if anyone out there knows of any applications for Windows that are conceptually similar to the 'fortune' command in Unix systems for Windows. It would be nice if it allowed for ...
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Free SSH terminal emulator for Windows with a horizontal scrollbar?

Is there is SSH client for Windows that has a horizontal scrollbar? i use PuTTy, and the lack of a horizontal scrollbar is driving me nuts. Terminator requires extra external libraries to be ...
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1answer
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Terminal port to Windows?

Is there any terminal port to Windows, where i can also install things on like Fink, and custom scripts?
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Pretty/powerful CMD alternatives? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Alternative Windows command shell and console? I'm a Windows user and am just getting my feet wet with Python and some other languages. I keep having to deal with the ...
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How to “undo” in command prompt?

If I have done some major change, for example renamed some files etc, how can I roll back the change? Is there a command that does this?
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How can I get the Terminal raster font to display alt codes in a text editor?

I am working on a project that includes making some ASCII art, except it isn't true ASCII art since I am using a far amount of Windows Alt codes to make it. Anyways, I wanted to make sure that as I ...
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Good Alternative to Cygwin with Copy/Paste?

I am annoyed that I can't copy and paste into Cygwin... is there a good alternative to Cygwin that will let me do this?
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Invoking an MMC Snap-in function from Windows command shell: is it possible?

I need to execute a MMC Snap-in function from the Command Shell of a Windows computer. I need it to schedule this command in the same Windows PC and executes in background. Probably this questions ...