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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PuTTY terminal session between two windows 7 machines over ethernet

I would like to open a PuTTY terminal session on one machine which is physically connected to another machine via an ethernet cross-over cable. Ideally characters entered in the PuTTY terminal window ...
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Way to avoid ssh connection timeout & freezing of terminal tab

When I connect via ssh terminal to certain servers, it timeouts and "freezes" the terminal (doesn't accept, doesn't disconnect, can't Ctrl-C to kill the ssh process or anything). This is in Ubuntu's ...
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How to install minicom under Windows 7?

Minicom is the terminal program, that I am used to. How do I get it for Windows, without building it from source, satisfying complex dependencies etc?
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iTerm2 fullscreen causes an empty line at the bottom

When I fullscreen an iTerm2 window, an empty line appears at the bottom of the terminal window. How do I get rid of it? Compare these two screenshots: Windowed (appears as expected) Fullscreen ...
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CentOS 7 Terminal Timeout

This seems like this question should have already been answered, but I don't see any info on google or stackoverflow. I have a VNC server running on a CentOS 7 box where I do my development. Every ...
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Using the Option key properly on Mac terminal

I want to know how to configure the ⌥ (Option or Alt) key on my Mac terminal. For example, to make ⌥+delete delete an entire word or ⌥+← move to a previous word. If I check the box 'Use option as ...
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How do I restore the ability to do Terminal commands?

I am using Mountain Lion. I added an alias to my ~/.bash_profile file, and now every time I open terminal, it displays the following: Last login: Thu Feb 11 09:50:30 on ttys000 Saving session... ...
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tmux scrollback buffer limited to current screen - scrolling doesn't show previous actions' output

After upgrading to El Capitan, my tmux scrollback buffer is limited to a single screen. If I scroll up, I can see output from Mac Terminal, but all tmux output is truncated. In the screenshot, you ...
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Send click event to dialog shown through display dialog command in OS X Terminal

I have an sh script that displays a dialog; this dialog can be closed by the user but I am looking at a gracious way to close it, from within another similar script, run at a particular moment, if ...
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How can I use Emacs in terminal mode and use Alt + ? shortcuts?

I want to use emacs in the terminal, but in Ubuntu 11.10 the bash terminal already has many Alt started shortcuts, how can I handle that?
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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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Detecting Terminal Tabstop Settings

I'm writing a small program that needs to wrap text to produce multi column output on a terminal screen. This is fairly straightforward, except for having to account for hard tabs, which I cannot do ...
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Are there any Mac text editors with a built-in terminal?

I was wondering if there exists a plain text editor that has one built-in terminal. I think Coda does it, but too much for what I'm looking for.
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How to input hash (#) symbol to terminal?

I'm running Ubuntu Server as a virtual machine (using VirtualBox) on my mac. Normally on the Mac, I'd press alt + 3 to input the hash (#) sybmol. However, if I do this in my Ubuntu Server's console, ...
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How to save SSL certificate in terminal without openssl?

I've got the following scenario: A service runs on server-1, calling server-2 via SSL over proxy-1 Server-2 is external and out of our scope Server-2 can only be reached from server-1 over proxy ...
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Connecting to server using ssh command in Terminal

I'm on a MacBook Pro running the latest OS and im connecting to a server in Terminal using the ssh command to connect to one of my university's servers. we connect using our username then must punch ...
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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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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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Can I force iTerm2 to always use bright colors?

What the title says. Is there a setting to make iTerm always use bright versions of terminal colors without editing the colors themselves? My OS X terminal seems to be doing that by default, and the ...
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How to run a command after an already running, existing one finishes?

If I start a script that is going to take a long time, I inevitably realize it after I've started the script, and wish I had a way of doing some kind of alert once it finishes. So, for example, if I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Renaming windows of shells in Ubuntu

How can you rename windows in Ubuntu? I have a few terminals open. All of them have the name "Untitled window". I would like to rename them similarly as you can in Screen by C-A A.
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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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How to explore more defaults write tweaks on OS X?

I would like to explore some new tweaks which can be done by the "defaults write" command in OS X(ML). What can I do to find them out myself rather than hunting online for known tweaks?
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Difference of meta-data between mdls and mediainfo

I was wondering what are the difference between the type of metadata returned by mdls and by mediainfo. Why are they different? For exemple why the creation date is different on the same file? ...
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Pass mouse events through tmux

I have noticed that scrolling in tmux is a hazzle and was wondering if it was possible to have tmux pass them along to the application or terminal. I may be understanding things wrong here but I have ...
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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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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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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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command line terminal in mac os x shows wrong version of Java

I have installed Java 1.7 on my mac at /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk1.7.0_79.jdk/Contents/Home In Command line I set the java version as export ...
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Mac Shows Java 6 in Terminal After Installing Java 7 [duplicate]

I am trying to run a server that requires Java 7 using terminal. After installing Java 7, typing java -version in terminal still shows Java 6. Previously, I would use the Java Preferences ...
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Prevent mouse over to give focus in ConEmu

In ConEmu, when I have multiple pane active, if I move the mouse cursor over one of these panes, they are going to get the focus (even if I don't click on them). Is it possible to disable this ...
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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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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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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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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 set a file NOT no be executable - linux terminal?

The question is that I want to toggle of the executable bit of a linux executable I know that I can set a+x executable, but I can't set is as NOT executable :( Google omits not from searches..
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How to use remote microphone on Remote Desktop

I wish to connect to a remote Windows 7 PC that has a microphone, and use that local microphone (on the destination PC) in recording applications. Unfortunately whenever I connect on Remote Desktop, ...
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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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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 ...