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 come terminal vim take so long to open HTML files?

I've been using terminal vim with custom plugin for a long-time. I never can wrap my head around this, I've been searching the web for a few days but had no luck. I do a lot of web development, I use ...
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Use killall command to kill taskbar (Side with apple logo)? (Mac)

I am not looking to kill the SystemUIServer, but the other side with the apple logo. (Im basically trying to make the apple logo on the upper left corner of my screen reload using the killall command ...
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OSX Terminal to colour logs using custom regex

When using IntelliJ we have a handy plugin (GrepConsole) that will colour the output of the program. It allows to define Regex patterns and colour rules for each... However when the program is ...
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disable italic font in gnome-terminal

I use gnome-terminal on Debian 8 with Source Code Pro Regular as the font (the font comes with the TeXLive distribution). How can I disable the use of italics universally in the terminal? One ...
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Add a custom terminal command to context menu in mac

Is there a way to add a custom command when I right click a folder in mac? I have a global NPM module which I run like this from the terminal: ~ make-assets The behaviour I want to achieve is ...
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Ubuntu purple terminal colors to iTerm2

I've been looking for a iTerm2 theme that resembles the default purple Ubuntu terminal but have had no success so far. Does a theme for the standard Ubuntu terminal exist for iTerm2 or will I have to ...
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Mount encrypted folder on synology nas via terminal

I was searching for a solution to mount an encrypted folder on my synology nas via terminal and found out that DSM uses ecryptfs. Using mount.ecryptfs $ENCRYPT_DIR_PATH $MOUNTED_DIR_PATH actually ...
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Get shell script to run without terminal window open on mac? [duplicate]

I need to be able to run a shell script without a terminal appearing. I also cannot use Automator as that shows a swirling icon on the menubar. I run 10.10.5 if that helps
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Is there a way for me to manage my iCloud settings from the terminal?

I am running OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 and would like to administer my iCloud settings (login, which services - Mail, Calendar, Notes - should be used, etc.) Is there a way for me to manage this via the ...
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Starting Ettercap always gives me ERROR 9, I'm at my wits' end

I don't know if this is the right website or not, but at this point, I don't really care, because I'm at my wits end, to be honest. I have been stuck finding this problem online for the past 5 days, ...
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Make program able to run from terminal command

Having program in /home/user/Downloads/program/main I can launch it by following command cd /home/user/Downloads/program && ./main or from GUI. What I want is to launch it from terminal by ...
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How to execute command on urxvt startup

Urxvt doesn't support using an I bar as the cursor. One of the ways i've found to get around this is to send the command echo -n -e "\033[6 q". This works as long as I send the command every time I ...
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unable to ping google or smb personal server

I am unable to ping google or my personal server. I suspect this is also why I have issues connecting to my server using smb. Here is the output: [~]$ ping http://google.com ping: cannot ...
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Mac terminal showing operation not permitted

I opened the terminal and tried to type in the commands but the terminal is showing the message login: -h option: operation not permitted [Process completed]. How to solve the problem?
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No internet on Ubuntu 16.04, using PPPoE

I wrote this out from my Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit terminal scrolling backwards when it started acting the same as my Linux Mint. At first I set up the internet with sudo pppoeconf then I didn't know how ...
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Smart word wrapping in `less`?

I use the Python package rtv as a terminal client to read Reddit. When it gets to a large text box, it calls less display the text. Currently, less wraps the words according to column width, meaning ...
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Opening a new terminal from the command line and running a command on Mac OS X 10.10?

So I want to run a script, that launch when I log in, in a new terminal and print in a few line. Do I need AppleScript as for what I've read so far ? Is there not a simple bash command to run this ? ...
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open latest file (jpg) in folder

My IP camera saves a video (.mp4 file) and a picture (.jpg file) every minute to my Pi, which is set up as an FTP server. I want to open the latest picture with ImageMagick every 5 minutes. The ...
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No data packets shown in kali linux terminal using airodump-ng code [on hold]

I have installed kali linux 2.0 in oracle virtual box. I'm using tp-link tl-wn722n as my wireless adapter. Whenever i write this code airodump-ng wlan0mon it shows no result BSSID PWR ...
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How to programmatically set the title text color in the OSX Terminal?

I have a script that runs in a tabbed terminal window which will periodically update the tab's title with some text using: printf '\e]1;Some Text\a' This works great, but I'd like to take to take ...
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Displaying .svg files without saving them from the terminal

I'm looking for a way to dispay .svg files from the terminal without having to save them on my drive. Basically I want to pipe them into the program, and have the program display it (from RAM) and ...
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Why does gnome-open-terminal not work as expected on MacBook?

I have fedora installed on MacBook Pro, and also installed gnome-open-terminal on it. On fodora 23 and before, when I right-click in the file explorer window, I can choose a menu item named "Open ...
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Ubuntu - Save terminal tabs with directories and titles

In the terminal I always have the same 3 tabs open, plus other random ones. It would be nice if I could have the terminal open with these three tabs open and their titles set. I tried gnome-...
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How to check if cygwin mintty/bash is run as administrator?

Problem Statement: What is the most elegant and robust way to test if Cygwin mintty bash session is "Run as adminstrator"? Why, specifically? I have typically several mintty terminals open when using ...
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How can I make the terminal window close automatically on OS X?

Whenever I type 'exit' or I logout, the terminal window stays open and I have to close it manually. Can I change this behavior?
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Mac OS X finder requiring permissions when deleting file, even after chmod

I created a Python script that requires sudo permissions to run (doing ICMP requests). This script creates a small directory and a couple .csv files, as well as a log.txt file. At first, after running ...
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How can I correct two-finger scrolling on a Linux VM under OSX?

An earlier poster posted some of my concern at http://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/235029/in-terminal-how-to-exit-the-two-fingers-history-scrolling-mode, and I am grateful; I now know how to get ...
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How to sort java's .property file containg <key> = <value> by <value> column?

How can I sort this property file from java project by its value column? The value contains tabs or spaces before or after the value. Here is how this file looks like, key1 = value1 key2 = ...
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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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MySQL & Terminal: Permissions Issue

I cannot seem to push information up into my database via Terminal. MySQL logic is proper, and it acts like the dump was successful. However, the data never gets pushed up into the DB. I'm even logged ...
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Detecting used terminal application (iTerm2)

Can one detect what terminal application is being used? I want the actual application, not TERM env in the question. I'd like to detect iTerm 2 / Terminal.app so I could set OSX specific keyboard ...
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How to Prevent a terminal window from jumping to the end while running a script or similar?

When I use dnf on Fedora or pacman on Arch to update my OS to the newest files via terminal command, it can sometimes be a long wait while the new files are being downloaded, so I like to scroll back ...
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How can I prevent or interrupt accidental copy/paste in the terminal?

When I paste into the terminal, sometimes what is in the clipboard is not what I expected. Specifically, it is sometimes pages and pages of text from a website. When this happens, the terminal goes ...
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Terminal that supports the ANSI italic escape code?

I would like to replace GVim with Vim in the terminal. One of the nice things about GVim is that it is able to display text using italics. Vim allows setting an ANSI escape code for italics (\e[3m), ...
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What is the Linux terminal ctrl+c to exit a running program in a Mac terminal

In Linux terminal if I run a command like: $ node httserver.js The command runs and by doing ctrl + c the program is terminated and new line comes in terminal for us to enter a command. I felt cmd ...
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Unexpected BPython console output behaviour

I am using BPython to run Python scripts, and I found the console output has a different behavior than the regular Python console.. For example this small snippet: import time for i in range(100): ...
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Changing terminal name in centos

I am very new to this centos terminal and aws. I would like to ask you how to change the terminal name and replacing the default name with ec2user@ip. Please help me out.
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Mac OS X external drive appears as empty in Finder, but when accessing from Terminal, files show up

How do I access my files visually from the Finder? The drive is mounted, it is not empty, it worked on a Windows PC. And, as stated, I can access all of the files using the terminal. A couple of ...
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Getting 256 colors from Cygwin within cmder/ConEmu

I am trying to get 256 colors under Cygwin while running cmder. Generally, what I am doing is opening a terminal session in Windows 10 by typing "cmd" into Start. If I need to open a Cygwin terminal, ...
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Can't open browser from a terminal in Linux

I've logged into Linux machine. I issued the following commands to open a browser on the Linux server. Still, I am unsuccessful. 07:53 AM tomcat@wb-ser1$ nautilus . -bash: nautilus: command not ...
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combining commands on the terminal on Mac OS X

I would like to write the following on one line in the terminal or if there is a shorter way to create a file and set the permissions then please do comment. sudo touch .htaccess sudo chmod 766 ....
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Way to avoid ssh connection timeout & freezing of GNOME Terminal

When I connect via ssh to certain servers, it timeouts and "freezes" the terminal (doesn't accept input, doesn't disconnect, can't Ctrl-C to kill the ssh process or anything). This is in Ubuntu's ...
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socat and rich terminal again

I start socat on a terminal by executing socat - UNIX-listen:/tmp/sock Then I go to another terminal and start a program (by python) in such a way, that it appears to run in the first terminal, here ...
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Send command to another user's screen terminal

I have two users; user1 and user2. I have a bash script run by user1, that needs to run a command on a screen terminal started by user2. Suggestions? Thanks Max
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How to change SYSIN and SYSOUT (curses mode) for a background process to another terminal session (screen utility)?

I currently run an background process started by a deamon process. It has no terminal and works fine as it doesn't have any screen i/o. It is started via a shell script which I can change. The shell ...
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Powerline-status & iTerm2 3.0 glyphs not rendering

Ever since I upgraded to iTerm2 3.0 (currently 3.0.2) the Powerline fonts aren’t rendering with the special glyphs in the Terminal. The glyphs still render in VIM, so I know they’re there. I’m ...
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scp “no such file” when the file exists?

I'm trying to copy a folder from my local computer to a remote server, but it only seems to be catching half of the files within the folder. Here's my scp command: scp read_tree name@server.school....
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In MobaXterm, how do I bookmark a folder in the left panel sftp view after you open an ssh session?

For the life of me, I cannot figure out how to make a bookmark for folders in the left panel sftp view after you open a ssh session. When I google it all I find is how to bookmark sessions themselves....
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Thin client FL300 software?

My cloud computer FL300 thin-client is wiped , how can i install its operating system again , can any one help me with that , i searched for it on the net but i couldn't find anything , it has ...
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Getting PATH right for python after MacPorts install

I can't import some python libraries (PIL, psycopg2) that I just installed with MacPorts. I looked through these forums, and tried to adjust my PATH variable in ~/.bash_profile in order to fix this ...