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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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 --...
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How to switch git user at terminal?

I am trying to push a project to a remote repository from the command line. From inside my local directory, I hit: $ git push and obtain the following error: remote: Permission to username1/repo....
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Why the simplest Shell-Script isn't working?

I want hide the path in the Terminal and for that reason I typed: export PS1='> ' command which I found online with positive result. I thought to make it to a shell-script in order to not type ...
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Cannot execute Binary file on Mac OS

Here is a repo that I am trying to clone. https://bitbucket.org/sivareddyg/hindi-part-of-speech-tagger It says, we support UNIX based system. So I tried running "make tag" on OSX terminal. But it ...
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Set debian Linux Timezone via command line

Is there a way i can set the current timezone via the commandline/terminal? Its for a shelle script so im looking for some, hopefully, one liner like date -Z 'Europe/London' (Just an example), in ...
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Assigning terminal command to change a specific preference setting

Following the useful guide available through A Modern Story, I've installed Hadoop on Mac OS X for the learning purposes. I start Hadoop by typing hstart and hstop, which correspond to the following ...
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cannot execute binary file python on mac local machine

version --python shows that I have version 2.7.10 installed on my mac, it's located in /System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.7 trying to execute python from terminal raised the error: ...
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Tmux incorrectly interpreting aixterm escape sequences

It has just occurred to me that tmux misinterprets aixterm escape sequences (in my PS1 prompt, I use the bold attribute for bolder text and aixterm sequences for brighter colors), if my TERM variable ...
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What these options exactly mean in ifup command in Linux?

Please can someone explain to me more (maybe with examples ) about the following options in ifup command in Linux. This is what I found on the internet, but with no more details about it : --...
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What is the difference between terminal and tty?

I have seen these two terms use interchangeably. What do they represent?
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iTerm 2 ZSH colors/themes not showed correctly

I have a clean installed mac, running OS X 10.11.4. I have installed iTerm 2, and set it up to use oh-my-zsh. I'm trying to set up a theme for my iTerm. I am trying to use the avit theme. It's ...
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Ansi escape sequences in Makefile

I wanted to create color output in make so that is more readable, but I cannot get it to work. Makefile: all: echo $$'\x1b[36m Test \x1b[0m' When I run make raw string is printed, but when I ...
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Serial console login on OSX

Background I've got a Wyse WY-50 terminal here that, for various nolstagia and productivity reasons (really!), I'd like to connect to my Macbook and use as a login terminal. I'm using OSX 10.10 El ...
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Delete all the folders and file except one folder

I want to remove all the folders and files but except one. I have a Ubuntu server and I tried several methods and none of them worked. This is my folder structure. app app/public app/public/uploads ...
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Command to list all apps capable of opening a given extension

I'm building a file catalogue app of sorts, and for one of its uses I'd like to get a list of all apps currently installed capable of opening files with the extension of the currently selected file. ...
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Stopping terminal tab update on ssh

I understand that this is a possible duplicate question. However, I could not find any satisfying answer and so I am asking this question yet again. When I SSH into a remote machine, I do not want ...