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Weird behaviour of click in terminal and text-mode programs

I'm using terminal and SSH to work on a Linux machine - from Mac but the target machine seems to be the problem. Indeed, I found a really weird mouse behaviour; according to the program I'm using, ...
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keyboard macro recorder for a dos program [closed]

I need a keyboard macro recorder (possibly free) for a dos program running inside DOSBox window in text mode which is able to wait until a certain text string appearing inside the window before ...
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Do any text-mode browsers support HTML5?

Does anyone know of a text-mode browser with HTML5 support? Googling has turned up nothing. From the list of text-mode browsers at wikipedia, only Lynx and Links still look to be maintained - and ...
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Program besides cmd.exe that can switch to text mode?

I would like to test on my Windows 7 x64 system if text mode works via this 'workaround' of disabling my video card driver. However, cmd.exe on x64 has removed support for Alt+Enter or ...
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How can MS-DOS and other text mode programs display Japanese characters

I've seen many text mode BIOS setup screens in Japanese. Recently I've even seen windows XP setup in Japanese. MS-DOS had Japanese versions too. Real DOS mode, not windows command promt! ...
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Text mode console output shows a blank screen

I've started using a Technika LCD TV with my PC and, while it displays full OS graphics, the text that is usually displayed during boot up (with the exception of the initial BIOS screen) does not show ...
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Fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 boots only in text mode

I have a HP pavilion 15z with Windows 8. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it (graphical intallation) and when I rebooted it at the end, it only goes into text mode. When trying startx it shows a "fatal ...
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How do I change the output monitor for a text console in Linux / Ubuntu 12.10?

I'm working with an nVidia card and multiple monitors, and the monitor that is used by default for text mode is in portrait mode, forcing me to crane my head to the side to use it when I switch to a ...
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Command prompt uses 4x6 font for non-1 sessions, 8x12 unavailable

I have a proble with Windows 8. If the current user session isn’t the first session started after a cold boot (basically meaning a restart in Windows 8), the console windows use very tiny 4x6 terminal ...
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Text-mode emulation on 64-bit Windows

In 64-bit Windows, it is no longer possible to enter hardware textmode in the terminal by hitting Alt+Enter. Is there a terminal/console software that supports emulation of VGA text modes?
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How to boot into text mode in Linux Mint LMDE (Debian-based)

Ok, this might sound ridiculous, but of all the issues I could have, I'm scratching my head over booting into text mode. Normally I'm in the opposite direction, such as startx not working. To put the ...
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How to set more lines to scroll backwards, in text mode?

I want to scroll back 10000+ lines in text mode linux terminal. As there is an unlimit option in gnome-terminal, so I guess if this is also possible in text mode?
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Turn off monitor (energy saving) while in text console mode (in Linux)

How to configure Linux text console to automatically turn of the monitor after some time? And by "text console" I mean that thing that you get on ctrl+alt+F[1-6], which is what you get whenever X11 ...
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NetworkManager in text mode for Ubuntu Lucid

How do I get wireless network when X11 is not running? In my GNOME Session, there is an icon at the top right corner of the screen, where I have configured by home wifi settings, and it connects every ...