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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, also referred to as a "system console".

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How to select All text in the terminal on Ubuntu 22.04

Is it possible to select all text inside the Gnome terminal on Ubuntu 22.04 There are multiple pages printed in the terminal. When using Ubuntu 20.04, it is able to select all text by using "Edit&...
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Weird character inserted when pasting with mouse in mobaxterm terminal

Example of weird character insertion: I get an error because an extra weird character got sent : ▒ My mobaxterm terminal is in utf-8, version 20.2. Windows 10 21H2 It happens when I paste with the ...
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Make Terminal Remember last visited folder after closing it on MacOS

I am a beginner with the terminal and I don't know to fix this. I'm working on some projects that are placed in drastically different paths. Because I'm very messy it happens that I close the terminal ...
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Is there a terminal emulator with text-editor like features? [closed]

Is there a terminal emulator where I can Shift + Left to select a part of the text and then Ctrl + C to copy? This is common in some text-editors, IDEs, but something I've been struggling to achieve ...
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How do I launch the fish shell in WSL through Cmder?

Setting it as the default shell in Ubuntu WSL results in the PATH not working properly, as described in the docs. So I want to avoid that issue by launching it through the terminal.
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Key binding Ctrl + Shift + C opens a new external terminal in vscode/codium on Linux, how to change the shortcut?

In Visual Studio Code / Codium on Linux, the key binding Ctrl+Shift+c opens a new external terminal. This does not work together with vscodevim extension where I often need to copy to the system and ...
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PyAutogui no Terminal [closed]

I want to install pyautogui on windows 10 The pc I'm using is heavily restricted by the admin who is not me I am unable to download data or open cmd or run how can I install it to use it on an online ...
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How do I open a second window of Hyper terminal?

I would like to open a second window of Vercel's Hyper terminal. How do I do this? On Mac, I tried pulling a tab out, but tabs can't be reordered. I also tried opening a new instance of the terminal, ...
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How do I split Hyper terminal into two panes?

I'm using Vercel's Hyper terminal and want to split into two panes. How do I do this? I searched for a while and couldn't find a good answer despite reading the documentation. There appear to be ...
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Python hangs when printing some Unicode c1 control characters, not in a consistent manner

For testing purposes, I created a file with bytes 0xc2 0x90, representing Unicode code point 0x90 in UTF-8 encoding. I can cat this file without an issue, but trying to print the string written from ...
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Delete login entry in terminal registry

I opened terminal and typed "last username" (my username) and I see the list of all the logins with date and time. Is it possible to delete an entry? One person has the password and I want ...
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How to pass an ALT key press through SSH connection to tmux using suckless simple terminal emulator?

On my local machine I have suckless simple terminal and tmux with the settings like this: bind-key -n M-k next-window where I am binding an action to a key combination Alt + k. It perfectly works on ...
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How to enter gvfs on terminal as the superuser?

I am trying to access gvfs as the superuser but I can't for some reason; whenever I try to do so, I get this: ls: cannot access 'gvfs': permission denied Any idea why this happened and how to enter ...
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Command working in Command prompt but not working in Windows Terminal

On restarting my PC today, few external commands(ssh, findstr) are not working in Windows Terminal. But they do work if I open up a command prompt. In Windows Terminal I get C:\>ssh 'ssh' is not ...
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when computer restarts, autorun ubuntu terminal with four commands

I want to automate my linux Ubuntu 22.04 terminal commands on startup (GNOME terminal version 3.44.0 for GNOME 42). When computer restarts, I want to autoopen terminal and write commands with 5 ...
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Why do traceroutes start with the same path?

I'm curious as to why all traceroutes start with the same path. For example, if I want to do a traceroute from my current location to www.google.com and another one to www.bbc.co.uk, the first few ...
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Does Pulse secure vpn cause problems using other tools on your machine e.g. terminal and git on Windows 10 machine?

I have a work Windows 10 machine with Pulse secure vpn, I use a cmd terminal on it. I noticed sometimes that using code . doesn't work in opening VS Code, there is a flash on the screen but it doesn'...
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Querying specific devices on network

I want identify specific devices on my network. I am on MacOS. I used the command arp -a to list the devices in my local network. Now I am presented with a list of devices. Is there a specific ...
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Unable to run aliases with cmder on command line - aliases not recognised

I am using cmder on Windows 10, I have some aliases in the user-aliases.cmd file, I created a new alias using the alias command on the command line and there are some that were already in the file ...
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Cannot uninstall ansible with pip or brew on Mac OSX

I cannot remove ansible from my machine. If I run: which ansible /usr/local/bin/ansible and ansible --version ansible 2.7.0 ...
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Windows Terminal removing/skipping random lines of output

Windows Terminal (1.12.10982.0) keeps removing random lines from the output in Ubuntu/WSL - notice the gap in irb's output between line 52 and 70: irb(main):051:3* file.each do |line| irb(main):...
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Linux terminal takes 5 minutes before allowing me to use it

When I launch a terminal on my workstation that is linux based, takes 5 minutes before allowing me to run commands. It looks it struggles to mount /net/fileserver. Does anyone have a way to reduce or ...
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Ubuntu/WSL disappeared from Windows Terminal?

I am using WSL/Ubuntu 20.04 on Windows Terminal, and I wanted to change my font color. When I copied settings into my settings.json file, the Ubuntu profile disappeared from Windows Terminal`. My ...
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Terminal size in terminfo not being honoured

I have a (custom, I've built it myself) serial terminal connected to a Raspberry Pi running Debian Linux. The screen size is a non-standard size, so I specify the terminal size in my terminfo file. ...
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How to run a program like sublime text 4 Editor from Terminal\PowerShell on windows computer?

enter image description here I tried "start subl" in the terminal, but it didn't work. is someone can help me figure this out I would be grateful.
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ConEmu breaking history-search bindings

I am using MinGW64/MSYS2 from PortableApps under Win10. I have enabled keybindings history-search-backward and history-search-forward in ~/.inputrc. This used to work ok, now it does not under some ...
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Downloaded software wont launch itself and has to be opened with existing application (Xarchiver)

I tried downloading the software Blender, usually i just double click what i open and it launches easy-peasy but when i try to launch Blender i have to pick an existing application to open it with (...
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Issue rapid, consecutive terminal alerts

I'd like to issue 2-3 rapid, consecutive alerts in an automated script running in the standard terminal app. I am already able to issue a single alert with echo -e '\a'. However, when I try to issue ...
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Terminal paging in Windows terminal

I recently had to setup a Windows computer. I usually remote into a linux box(Ubuntu) for development, so I'm using "Windows terminal" app with Window's built-in ssh client to login to my ...
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Error running and killing then run new batch file on specific time period

Error running and killing then run another batch file on specific time period. Tried to run timeout and CALL simultaneously but I guess there's an error in my lines so it doesnt go through. Since my ....
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prevent nut from constantly typing on command line (Debian)

I have been using Debian for a short time and when I login with my poor ssh user, there is a process that constantly writes to the console and makes me nervous. I get this warning message from nut: ...
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Does the slave pseudoterminal use the line discipline?

According to this article: the line discipline instance is not evoked when the TTY driver is sending user program output to PTY master and the accompanying diagram. However, according to a different ...
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How to unmap ctrl+shift+r in kitty?

The kitty terminal emulator uses the shortcut Ctrl + Shift + R for window resizing. The shortcut is also used by bash for reversing the reverse-i-search direction. I tried to unmap the kitty shortcut ...
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How to copy a large terminal history from Alacritty to the system so that I can search and document - the clipboard seems to get cut

I installed Alacritty that uses vim to show files but embeds text in the terminal text so that I can copy whatever text from even ssh servers or terminals that do not have a clipboard, and the ...
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VS Code: How to move cursor automatically from editor to terminal when i hit run in VS Code?

I don't want any shortcuts, I tried "code runner" extension but its launches in the OUTPUT section and the cursor starts at the beginning of the text and I can't type anything:
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How to change font color in Mobaxterm version-22

Today i have upgraded my MobaXterm_Portable_v11.1 framework to MobaXterm_Portable_v22.0 in my windows-10 system. In latest version terminal font colors are not as my older version. (The colors are too ...
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I deleted fish shell and now VS Code terminal doesn't work

I have been working on a tutorial in Angular. Everything was working fine before I went to work today. I came back to my home computer after work today and the fish shell I was using within VS code ...
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Can't open text file with fzf from terminal

I am using this command to open a text file from the terminal on macOS: fzf | open But whenever I do I just get the output that results when you execute the open command by itself (without any ...
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Terminal=true only works with xterm in .desktop file

I have explorer.desktop in ~/.local/share/applications with the following content: [Desktop Entry] Type=Application Name=Explorer Exec=lf Terminal=true I want to execute it with gtk-launch command, ...
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How to use zsh in flatpak vscode

I have Visual Studio Code installed in flatpak, I run it with: flatpak run --command=sh com.visualstudio.code I want to change the shell to zsh, but I can't find how to, I tried multiple thing in my ...
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I want to delete the all the file with the same extension

I have thousands of files with the below hierarchy. Mail folder -> sub folder -> example.xlsx Mail folder -> sub folder -> example.bck for example, I have thousands of "Main Folder&...
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"Command not found: complete" message appears every time I open the terminal

I was setting up my development environment on Ubuntu 20.04 following a video on Youtube and after running the command $ echo -e '\n. $HOME/.asdf/completions/asdf.bash' >> ~/.zshrc Every time I ...
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Installing Wine 4.20 but winegcc: x86_64-w64-mingw32-gcc failed

I'm trying to install Wine 4.20 for the first time on a new MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) running MacOS Monterey (v12.1). I downloaded from winehq, entered ./configure --enable-win64, and then typed ...
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Adding Oracle server folder to Finder

I'm wanting to access my Oracle server files from the Finder application. This is what I've tried: screenshot Terminal Data: ➜ ~ sudo sshfs ubuntu@129.153.75.16:/remote/directory/path /local/elechill/...
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How to put colors in terminal?

I would like to use rgb(a) hex codes to display colors on the terminal. I intend to make some kind of program that can render colors inside brackets, like: [#FFFFFF]this is white text
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Opening file location in Ubuntu with Windows Terminal Preview

I found this article very helpful but would find it really useful to be able to do the same with an Ubuntu tab in WTP. Is this possible?
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How do I fix command output in terminal is invisible on external monitor

Sometimes, when I run a command in Windows Terminal, the output of that command will be invisible until I select the text in the terminal, then it appears one whole line at a time, even if I don't ...
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Is there an shortcut to just pause without suspend in terminal?

In putty, the program running inside in screen is paused (Not just output when Ctrl+S is pressed but the whole program) (don't know how but some output is selected; somehow SIGSTOP is sent) and after ...
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special characters not rendering well in zsh

I'm running rxvt-unicode, with zsh + ohmyzsh. I just installed firacode, verified font name with fc-cache and set URxvt*font: xft:FiraCode in ~/.Xresources, and ran xrdb ~/.Xresources. Then I ...
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Every time I open the terminal I find `command not found`

Every time I open my terminal I find too many of these messages: /usr/local/etc/bash_completion:59: command not found: shopt /usr/local/etc/bash_completion:65: command not found: complete I am using ....
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