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How to change the default terminal emulator on Windows (cmd)?

Is it possible to change the default terminal emulator on Windows (7 and 8 in particular) from Console to, for example, Console2 or ConEmu? In essence, I want all command line tools, whether launched ...
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Terminal emulator with split panes for Windows 7 (64 bit)

I'm looking for a terminal emulator on Windows 7 (64 bit) with a specific feature: to be able to split the command prompt window into multiple panes. It's a great feature of Terminator for gnome, I ...
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Disable F1 on xfce terminal

I'm not using XFCE as a desktop environment, but I am using XFCE's terminal. Currently, when I press F1, I get the help. I really don't need this, and it's really annoying when I accidentally press it ...
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How can I get a block cursor in Vim in the Cygwin terminal?

I am used to having a block cursor in normal mode in Vim. This makes sense with the Vim paradigm; when you press x, it is clear which character will be deleted. I've installed Cygwin on a Windows ...
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Why does `cat /dev/urandom` break your terminal?

In reference to this question: http://serverfault.com/questions/534449 How does cat /dev/urandom make some terminal emulators go wonky?
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tmux / vim split panes

I am borrowing this screenshot from another question: The terminal background seems to leak through into vim left of the dividing border. This is most noticeable near Top. Can anyone tell me ...
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Why can't I highlight text in a linux terminal emulator with shift+arrow keys?

These are the standard text editing keyboard shortcuts that I use constantly whenever editing text in, literally, any linux application other than terminal emulators: left+right arrows to move ...
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Highlight a single word *always* in a terminal

Is there a terminal emulator (like GNOME terminal) for linux/unix out there, which allows for highlighting a single word always (such as "highlight the word FAIL in red")? Or maybe is there a plugin ...
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How to copy text from less

How might one copy the entire buffer being displayed by less? No need to select specific text, I want it all. Copying to the clipboard is preferable but if we can output it to a file that works too. ...
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What are the advantages of using xterm over any other terminal emulator? [closed]

I've seen a lot of terminal emulators as a programmer - PuTTy, Gnome Terminal, KDE Konsole, Terminal.app, iTerm, etc. Someone showed me an 'xterm' for the first time today. I've used these other ...
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Terminal emulator in windows which can store commands

Is there any good terminal emulator program which will help me save commands so I dont have to type them again and again . It is for communicating with a serial port (COM port) in windows and I have ...
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Resize Bluestack Sceen on Mac OS X

I need to check the application compatibility in all device & debuging application on Bluestack App Player, can anyone please tell me how to resize the screen of Bluestack on Mac OS X? I googled ...
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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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How to use x3270 macros

I would like to run a macro when my 3270-terminal-emulator-program connects to the host in command-line. This ability could be used to, for example, to automate the log-in to TSO using the x3270 ...
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How to reset terminator terminal emulator configuration?

I messed up terminator, I tried to use some commands in the preferences and now it doesn't work anymore, it starts and exits immediately, I tried reinstalling it using synaptic manager, but that ...
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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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How to change default terminal emulator in MATE?

I'm using Linux Minte Debian Edition, with the MATE desktop. In Preferences > Keyboard Shortcuts, I've set Desktop/Run a terminal to my favorite key combination (Mod4+Space). When I use this, I get ...
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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 to let gnome-terminal to use specific font to display punctuations in their full width forms? (·‘’“”)

I'd like to use SimSun(宋体) font to display interpunct/middle dot ·, single quotes (curly) ‘’, double quotes (curly) “” characters in their full width forms, because it's easy to distinguish them from ...
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Automatically opening multiple terminal windows with different commands

For a certain task, everytime I have to open 10 bash terminals and write different commands on them. Any way to automate this ? I am running Fedora linux.
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“gksu” doesn't prompt for the root password

I use this terminal emulator x-terminal-emulator and when I run this on a normal non-privileged user ~$ gksu /usr/bin/x-terminal-emulator an app starts and tells me to choose a password for a new ...
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How do I supress date/time display in GNU Screen vertical splits?

I am using a copy of GNU Screen packaged for Fedora 18. I copied these neat lines over onto my .screenrc, to show me the host/date-time/windows: # Neat status bar on the bottom of the screen caption ...
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Run xdg-open on mouseclick in a linux terminal emulator

I'd like the following functionality in a terminal emulator: after typing ls and pulling up a list of files, I'd like to be able to click on the file. This should runxdg-open on the file. This action ...
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Determine available terminal emulators

How can I determine the available terminal emulators on a linux machine? A while ago I saw an answer on a SE exchange site, likely this one, that gave a directory where Linux typically keeps files ...
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Move IBM public documents folder

Installing IBM System I (formerly Client Access) Navigator and Emulator created the folder C:\Users\Public\Documents\IBM. I would like to move this folder out of user's view but can't find any options ...
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Why am I getting a -3 on an AutoHotKey DllCall?

I am attempting to use IBM's EHLLAPI to interface with their Personal Communicator terminal emulator. I point it to the location of the API, and specify the api name, as such: hllapi(ByRef ...
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Open a terminal window & run command, then close the terminal window if command completed successfully?

I'm trying to write a script to do the following: Open a terminal window which runs a long running command (Ideally) move the terminal window to the top left corner of the screen using xdotool Close ...