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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Linux Packages installing fix

I'm using Linux Backbox but when I want to install a package in the terminal it says: package not located. Can someone help me please?
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Linux Mint Proxy Issues

My issue is that I've been unable to have the terminal command sudo apt-get upgrade to not run on the proxy. I've tried unset {http,https,ftp}_proxy and unset {HTTP,HTTPS,FTP}_PROXY to no avail. I've ...
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Created A Mess Trying to Change OSX PHP Version

So, in a bit of a mess here. I was TRYING to change the version of my El Capitan PHP version (5.6.2) to PHP7, however I made a bit of a mess. Now I just want to send things back to normal. When I ...
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How to move the commandline cursor on bash using the mouse

When using bash (in Terminal) with very long commands, it is often useful to be able to set the cursor to an arbitrary location using the mouse. In Mac-Os, the alt (Option) key is having this effect (...
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Use a hotkey to switch to iTerm2 fullscreen

So usually I have a hotkey setup to open a dedicated hotkey profile. Recently I've been wanting to open a running iTerm window that has been put in full screen instead. But I can't seem to get it to ...
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neovim not schemecolor on tmux multiplexor

I dont know why I dont have schemecolor when I use tmux on my neovim, here something of data of my console: gnome-terminal tmux 1.9 neovim this look so: I try a lot of this possible solutions but ...
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How do I change the font size in TeraTerm?

I am using TeraTerm in windows. I would like to change the font size in the TeraTerm console permanently. I can do it every time I open a new command window but that's boring. I figured out that there ...
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Is there a plugin or extension for OS X's Terminal.app which blocks pastes ending in a newline?

I recently came across a screenshot (in a repo illustrating pastejacking, at the bottom of the README), showing that iTerm will block pastes ending with a newline character. Is there any plugin or ...
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How to set different shell prompt color for each newly opened terminal

I am using Ubuntu and can manually change the bash shell prompt color to green using export PS1="\e[0;32m[\u@\h \W]\$ \e[m" However, I want the shell prompt color to automatically change whenever I ...
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os x cat or grep like commands on large files are extremely slow

I have a macbook pro 2015 with an ssd. Doing a cat to a file is incredibly slow like 5 lines per seconds. I removed *.asl files but it's still extremely slow. I can't seem to find posts of people who ...
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Why does terminal repeat “//: is a directory” after I source .bash_profile?

Sergios-MBP:~ home$ nano ~/.bash_profile Sergios-MBP:~ home$ source ~/.bash_profile -bash: //: is a directory -bash: //: is a directory -bash: //: is a directory -bash: //: is a directory -bash: //: ...
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Installing Python Chromagnon for OSX Terminal to extract/restore Google Chrome tabs

I saw this suggestion posted here http://softwarerecs.stackexchange.com/questions/19500/tool-to-read-data-from-google-chrome-snss-files/19501?noredirect=1#comment46394_19501 but am not sure how to ...
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How can I display a tmux pane only when the output changes?

I'd like to display the output of a static-analyzer only when there is output to display (most of the time, it simply outputs “No errors!”). When there is something to say, it spits out a ton of noise:...
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How to use Terminal command srm (or other) to secure delete a folder? Mac OS X El Capitan

When I try to use srm -m to secure delete an empty folder in Trash, I get the following: srm: /Users/tomhughes/.Trash/Recovered files is a directory
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MINGW64 (downloaded from www.git-scm.com) - How can I set it to use my system version of vim, rather than the build in version?

I'm trying to set up vim as a GO IDE. I also use the version of MINGW64 that git ships with as my terminal. Everything works as expected. I can run gvim from the terminal no problem, but when I try ...
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How do I use uncompyle6

I am new to Python. I have version 2.7.11 installed on my MacBook Pro, running Yosemite 10.10.5. I am trying to figure this out because I would like to decompile the scripts to the Native Instruments ...
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Computer throwing an error after installing updates

E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) What does the error code mean and how can I fix it? I ran these commands down below. apt-get update apt-get dist-upgrade Update The ...
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How to put specific hex characters in terminal to exploit the script

I try to exploit a simple vulnerability in the following code, but I'm not successful, because I can't put the specific characters in the terminal by hand. For e.g. if the application read a character ...
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How make a list with all download URLs terminating with tar.gz within a web directory

So, I want download all files terminating with tar.gz in this URL per example: http://ns334561.ip-5-196-65.eu/~fgscenery/WS2.0/ but i need it with format of a list like: http://ns334561.ip-5-196-65....
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Erase free space with Terminal running IOS El Capitan 10.11.4

The Terminal command: diskutil secureErase freespace 4 /volumes/”Macintosh HD” returns the “could not find disk HD” message. What am I doing wrong? Thanks. Tom
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Mac OS X 10.11 Terminal Computer Name Automatically Change

Hi I'm curious about something I saw today. In Terminal we get our computer name on the left side when we run it. However something weird happened and that name change without manually change it and ...
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Linux ssh/terminal program with built-in file browser [closed]

I've moved back to using Linux after a stint on Windows. While there, I had discovered and heavily used MobaXterm for ssh (and the occasional X session). The standout feature for me was that when ...
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“Terminal” system font changed appearance in all applications

I'm using the Windows system font "Terminal" for some various text assets in the game I'm making, and the font itself randomly changed appearance one day. Here's a picture. On the left is a PNG I ...
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Terminal is showing computer name as a weird number?

I have a Macbook Pro and I use the terminal quite often. So as usual, I launched terminal today and I saw: Last login: Sun May 8 13:20:40 on ttys000 172-15-43-17:~ koraytugay$ Until today, I am ...
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detect if IP using a proxy from terminal

I'm trying to do check/detect from terminal or AppleScript if a given IP return to a Proxy. I don't see how to do that which ping/ traceroute etc.. Any idea?
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Source by bashrc when I exit an ssh session

I'm on OS X and using iTerm2 I've updated my bash profile on several of my servers so that when I ssh into them I can tell at a glance from the tabs what boxes I'm on. when I exit from an ssh session,...
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How can I use the terminal name for the ICA login in IGEL UMS?

I have several IGEL UD3 Linux thin clients, and I am using the IGEL Universal Management Suite (UMS) to manage them. Right now, I have to define a separate profile for every terminal because each ...
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Linux: shutdown from GUI vs from terminal

Hello I'm new with Linux and could not figure out if shutting down computer from GUI is the same as from terminal with command: shutdown -P now P.S When shutting down, Does init process receive ...
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tmux mouse mode is being disabled somehow during a session

Sometimes while I'm working, I notice that tmux is no longer responding properly to mouse controls (usually as I try to scroll back a pane using the mouse wheel and get iTerm2's own scrolling ...
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What does a question mark after the file name mean using ls terminal command?

What does a question mark after the file name mean using ls terminal command? I am using a Mac running OS X Yosemite (v.10.10.5) When I do ls command at terminal, I get back a list of files (the same ...
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How can I force focus on the terminal after running a run configuration in IntelliJ?

I have a run configuration in IntelliJ which runs a python script expecting some user input. It's all working as planned, however, the user has to click on the terminal window to set the focus so ...
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Viewing Tab Separated Values on the Terminal (it doesn't show the tabs)

If I have a tab separated values file, and I say cat it, it nicely renders the file for me all lined up properly. Now if I try to copy paste (using my mouse), to another text editor. The tabs become ...
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cURL command units of Dload speed?

When I run curl I sometimes see a progress meter like this: % Total % Received % Xferd Average Speed Time Time Time Current Dload Upload Total ...
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Terminal: How to list current directory while typing out a path

I'm not sure how to phrase this correctly but I want to know how in the terminal to do the equivalent of 'ls' when typing out a path. So for example i'm typing in: sudo "/Library/Application\ ...
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What is the discard option in `stty -a`? It uses `^O`

In stty -a, there's an option for discard = ^0. I've googled around, and the closest documentation I get is from: http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Text-Terminal-HOWTO-17.html which says ^O flush (or ...
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tmux configuration stanzas based on Tmux version

This question is loosely related to this one. So I am using a range of Tmux versions between 1.5 and 2.2 on various operating systems (and Linux distros). My ~/.tmux.conf which had been tailored to ...
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XDG Desktop entry, don't close terminal window at process end

How can I specify, in an XDG desktop entry, that the terminal window should not close when the process ends? In an XDG desktop entry for an application (Type = Application), setting Terminal = true ...
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Can I make text transparent in konsole?

I can make the background transparent, but can I adjust the transparency of the actual text? Do any other terminals support this?
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how to automatic save all terminal output to a log file?

I want to save all my terminal output to a log file automaticly, not like this $ ls -al > file.txt
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How would I create and manage a .txt file with Terminal

How would I create a .txt file, customize what it says, and open it. All with Terminal. [OSX Yosemite]
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Copy current terminal window

How do I open terminal in same directory I am in other terminal window? eg. have 2 terminals open one in /tmp (currently working in this) other ~, I wish to press magic shortcut to open new terminal ...
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Can I use Y / N when I'm prompted with Did you mean: [command]?

I noticed that when you type a command slightly wrong it comes up with did you mean: command_name e.g. git staus git: 'staus' is not a git command. See 'git --help'. Did you mean this? ...
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Terminal SSH command not working while connecting to another computer

After entering the command: ssh [username]@[ip address of remote computer] I got the error: ssh: connect to host 10.3.32.1 port 22: Connection refused Does anyone know what causes this?
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Bash in Conemu is overlapping lines

When I start nano/vi or a program that normally clears the screen then I can still see the command line. That means that the terminal is not cleared. If I scroll with the arrow keys the lines ...
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Control A on Mac Terminal behaves unexpectedly while using python ipdb

When I'm using Python ipdb (and this only happens on one of my three macs), I type Ctrl-A to get to the beginning of the line (after running a few statements without issue). The cursor APPEARS to jump ...
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What's exactly the default stdin, stdout and stderr in a typical Linux system?

I've heard in some occasions that the default stdin is the keyboard and that the default stdout and stderr is the screen, but I find that is pretty innacurate. If that were absolutely accurate I ...
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iTerm2 (OS X) change background image for current window from shell?

iTerm2 allows to set a background image or color, either for the current window or the default (used for all new windows). However, can I also set the current window's background image or color from ...
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Unlock Windows From OSX Terminal

What I am trying to achieve is to have a fully automated boot and login script to remotely start up and log in to my windows gaming host for steam in home streaming. So far I have installed wakeonlan ...
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Copying folder to multiple destinations in parallel

I have to transfer roughly 250gb of data from a Master Drive to lots of USB drives, all of identical size and brand. When I copy using the GUI in Mac OSX, it waits to copy all the files to one drive ...
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Why won't gnupg be fooled by my pseudoterminal trick?

Gnupg requires many of its inputs to come literally from a terminal instead of just stdin. I sometimes can get around that with: pty-run: #!/bin/bash printf -v cmd '%q ' "$@" exec script --quiet --...