The terminal emulator included in Mac OS X.

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Is it possible to stream windows applications to Linux via VNC?

Is it possible to stream windows applications to Linux via VNC? Need only some apps not a whole desktop.
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Where to learn more about OSX terminal app keyboard settings codes?

If you look at the Terminal->Preferences->Settings->Keyboard pane it displays how some keyboard keys and combinations map to shell strings. The list seems really strange to me as it's missing a lot ...
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Capturing remote output locally in Mac Terminal

I want local programmatic access to ssh output in Mac Terminal. First, I tried redirecting the output of each command to a file. The file was perfect, but of course it was on the remote server, and ...
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Mac Terminal Color Changes after ssh

Whenever I ssh to my linux system from Mac. It started using remote system color. Is there a way I can force it to use original color ?
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Making ls aware of “hidden” file flag

Is it possible to make ls aware of the hidden file flag on Mac OS X? Currently, a simple ls -lO produces: $ ls -lO total 0 drwxr-xr-x@ 84 danielbeck staff - 2856 29 Mai 22:44 Applications ...
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On a Mac, how can I group together commands I want run into a alias?

In my .bash_profile I have created alias to commands that I run often. What if I want to group together multiple commands together, and they should run in serial one after the other. How would I do ...
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Mac: truly detach process from Terminal.app

On Mac OS 10.6.6, I want to make a bash alias or function that will run Google Chrome. Launching Chrome is easy: "/Applications/Google Chrome.app/Contents/MacOS/Google Chrome". The problem is how to ...
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How to remove the scrollbar in Terminal.app on Mac OS X 10.6?

If there is a way. I know iTerm2 has it.
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How can I get the Snow Leopard Terminal app to act like the Leopard Terminal app?

The delimiters for double-click text selection in the Leopard Terminal app (version 2.0.2) included slash (/) and period (.) -- the delimiters for double-click text selection in the Snow Leopard ...
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Terminal.app characters set changes — completely illegible

I was just ssh'd into my server (Ubuntu 10.04.2), and I ran aptitude (in interactive mode). Once I pressed one key (one of the letters, g I believe), it turned into this (not just the SSH session; ...
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Changing OS X bash/terminal to a dark scheme

I followed the directions here and the colors are correctly showing, however the background is still white, what else do I need to do? Note: I did a sudo nano ./bash_profile instead of .bashrc
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How to prevent Terminal.app from closing when ssh is running?

Usually if a program is running in Terminal.app, when you try to close it it will give you a warning "Do you want to close this Window?" This happens to almost everything that I have tried, including ...
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Terminal.app fonts broken on Mac Snow Leopard

About an year ago I installed gnome fonts on my MacBook Pro and I use them for Terminal.app Today I was using Terminal with three windows open and suddenly the app has quit (I don't know if I ...
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How can I prevent OS X Terminal.app from overriding vim colours on a remote system?

As my primary workstation, I use a mac running OS X 10.5. I spend much of the day ssh'd into remote systems and am working on grokking vim. One of the things I want to do is experiment with different ...
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Display Unicode Tetris boards in Terminal — or how to dynamically decrease line height

I am using black squares \xe2\x97\xbc◼ and white squares \xe2\x97\xbb◻ to display tetris boards in my shell. Unfortunately there is quite a visible line spacing between rows and that just doesn't look ...
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How to have full directory path always shown in mac terminal (like linux terminal)

In my ubuntu terminal I have always current directory shown completely. Just like this: blabla@blublu:~/music/my_album/classical/beethoven$ But in my Mac (Mac OS X 10.6.5) terminal does not show ...
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Newbie OSX problem in terminal with running a command on a file in a different folder

I'm trying to run a command on a different folder. The command I'm trying to run is \Applications\VirtualBox.app\MacOS\VBoxManage modifyhd Windows98.vdi --resize 1000 Windows98.vdi i the the ...
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What should $TERM be on Mac OSX 10.6.6?

echo $TERM gives me xterm-color. Is that right? I'm having issues with vim and was told to change it to dtterm. Why? I've learned that I can change this value in Terminal.app Preferences... under the ...
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Mac OS X Terminal get in Macintosh HD? For using Git and Github

I wanted to get started with using Git and Github especially for installing Web software to my htdocs directory. htdocs is the folder in which you put all your websites that then run by using MAMP -- ...
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Weird behaviour/rendering of backspace in Terminal.app when SSHing into zsh using tmux/screen

I just stumbled upon a weird problem. When I SSH into my server (centos, zsh) and I type some stuff and hit backspace It looks like a space - but internally it really deleted the characters. ls -l a ...
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Copy colored output from Mac OS X terminal

I see a nicely colored output in my terminal. The terminal has a "Export Text As" command but it saves a plain-text file without the colors. Same with copy&paste. Do you know a way to save ...
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name terminal/tabs

Is there a way to name a terminal window or even better give each tab a name. at the moment they just get the underlying process name : for example a tab running elasticsearch gets the name java
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How can I automatically start two SSH sessions in two Terminal tabs?

In my Mac, how do I write a script that can do this? Open "terminal". In that terminal, "ssh myserver" Open a new "tab" inside the terminal. In that tab, "ssh myserver2" Then, how would I run this ...
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Mac OS terminal : Select other device

I just can't figure out how to do this. I'm quite beginner with the terminal, I have no problem to browse between files with "cd", but don't know how to browse a different device than my hard drive ...
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Ctrl-a echoes “^A” in Terminal.app

On a brand new MacBook Pro, the keyboard doesn't seem to act as expected for Terminal.app. I'm expecting Ctrl-a and Ctrl-e to be home and end functions, but I just get "^A" and "^E" echoed to the ...
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bash terminal - prompt cursor changes from $ to > upon entering invalid command

I used the Terminal application in Mac OS X to remove some hidden files (i believe this uses the bash shell by default). I inadvertently misspelt my command and, upon hitting the Enter key, my prompt ...
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Connect to another Mac via Terminal?

I need to connect to a Mac server from my MacBook using Terminal.app. If I open Finder, I can see it in my "SHARED" list. I can "connect as" an authenticated user and all that. But how do I connect ...
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Where can I find the “terminal” program on OS X?

Where can I find this app, and where can I find instructions on how to use it? My OS X is using the Dutch language settings.
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Terminal.app bash character echoing messed up

I’m having a problem with my terminal for a while now. It seems the combination of bash (or rather readline) and Terminal.app gets confused somehow when I hit the cursor-right key to exit ...
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Terminal missing in Mac OS X?

I am new to Mac OS. It seems cool, but I can't find terminal cmd utility on my Macbook. Is there any other way to find it or any other third party terminals available?
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Mac Terminal/iTerm history cursor problems

So often, I run a command in either Terminal.app or iTerm, press the up arrow to go back to edit it, and the cursor jumps to the line above or somewhere totally in the wrong place. It especially ...
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Trying to silence Terminal Applescript

I have an Applescript that changes directory for the front Terminal window to the front Finder window. It works fine, but it also outputs text which clutters my terminal window. Does anyone have any ...
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How can I export all my Terminal.app settings from one Mac to another?

I want to set a group of terminal windows, each one with personalized colours, etc. How can I move the whole Terminal.app setting from one computer to another? Where are they stored? Can't see them ...
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Running processes through SSH? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I keep jobs running after logout? I'm on a Mac and I SSH into my Ubuntu box and run node.js (or any other application), but when I close out of the terminal on my ...
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Cannot use F10 key in Midnight commander running in OS X's terminal

I connect to my server from Terminal in Mac OS X 10.5. When I run Midnight Commander there I cannot use function keys like F10 to close MC even I cannot use mouse to control MC. Any idea why function ...
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Mac OS X terminal.app sometimes sometimes starts interpreting newlines differently! Can this be fixed?

A few times now, I've had Mac OS X Terminal end up in an odd state, whereby newlines aren't interpreted as they normally are. It's as if they're doing the line feed part, but not the carriage return. ...
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What escape code do I need in PS* to make sure terminal is back in normal settings on shell prompt?

Sometimes I accidentally cat some binary data; sometimes some ncurses program crash - for plenty of reasons terminal can end up in bad state, requiring manual reset. This is happening too often. Such ...
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Mac OS X Terminal.app reconnect

When I'm connection to a remote server via ssh inside a Terminal window, and I put the computer to sleep, when I come back the connection is of course interrupted. The problem is there seems to be no ...
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Terminal Problems OS X 10.6.4

I commonly have long terminal commands and whenever I try to use the command history (by pressing the up-arrow) the text formatting becomes all garbled and the cursor appears in the wrong place. At ...
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Open, resize and position Terminal App

Dow anyone have a script that opens a new terminal window, resizes it and then positions the window somewhere specific on the desktop?
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Mac OS X Terminal title incorrectly displaying “Python”

I have my Mac OS X terminal set to display only the active process name. But for some reason when I am at the shell prompt the title displays "Python". But when I type anything at the prompt, it ...
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White flash of screen in Terminal

Apparently I've configured some kind of utility that makes my whole screen flash white whenever my Terminal.app gives a 'bell'. This is not the same as the option "visual bell" on the preference pane ...
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Mac OS Terminal - keyboard echo breaks after ctrl-c with some applications

The only two applications I've been able to reproduce the issue with are tail and cat. If I tail -f log/development.log or any file for that matter, and press CTRL-C to quit, when I type additional ...
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How do I get a decent work environment in my OS X terminal and the IRB? And how is yours?

How do I get a decent work environment in my OS X terminal and the IRB? And how is yours? For example: in the screenshot below, mine is on the left and something I would prefer is on the right. ...
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Mac terminals slow?

I would like to know as a new Mac user if anyone has any idea why scrolling or moving the cursor in the terminal is so slow. It may be common to Mac apps but I use the terminal more. Even installing ...
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How to get files from Mac OS X desktop to Remote Server?

I typically use an FTP client to get files up to a server. But this time I was given remote access. So I am using Windows Remote Desktop Connection (on a Mac) and I am logged into the server. I see ...
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How to send F9-F12 to curses program running inside Terminal.app?

F9-F12 are used by Mac OS X, and I don't want to get rid of them, I just want to be able to send F9-F12 occasionally to programs inside terminal (mostly F9/F10). Some programs like mc support ...
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Passing Command Line Args to `open` on Mac

I am using the open command from the Terminal to open an app bundle and would like to pass a command line argument through to the underlying executable. Is this possible with the open command? The ...
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Setting permissions on Mac OS X

I am developing a website hosted locally on a Mac and I am having trouble with directory permissions. I have exhausted my normal options for solving the problem and the remaining solution I can think ...
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When I ssh into my ubuntu server, from Mac OS X, I can't seem to get full window addressing no matter how I what I set TERM to

No matter what the TERM variable is set to, vt-100, xterm, xterm-color the terminal does wierd things, like force a carriage return after 80 characters, and only address the upper left corner of the ...