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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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Tmux prefix doesn't work unless ~/.tmux.conf is forced

I'm currently including tmux into my work flow but I've not been able to use its prefix like it is set up natively C-b on start. My work around to this problem is to set another key bind on the ...
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Is there a name for the text that shows up after executing each command line in a CLI?

for example in linux terminal I have jurek@debian:~$ man help No manual entry for help I want to know how the second line is called bc I want to ask an other question "How to copy this term (I'm ...
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tmux ctrl-b + [arrow key] for navigation not working

I am pressing Ctrl+B, releasing both keys, and then pressing arrow keys, but it is not navigating (instead it is going through past commands as if Ctrl+B was not pressed). I'm using tmux in a SSH ...
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How to remove escape sequence from VSC terminal?

Just recently these escape sequences have been showing up on my PowerShell terminal inside VS Code. I've attached a picture of what this looks like: However, inside the PowerShell terminal itself, it ...
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How could I have VScode on Windows 10 with the default terminal changed to WSL2 Ubuntu-24.04 like a native linux distro?

I'm trying to have inside VScode for Windows 10 (Microsoft Windows [versão 10.0.19045.4474]) options to change the terminal from default to another one such WSL2 Ubuntu 24.04. I have installed ...
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How to disable row highlighting on iterm and oh-my-zsh?

I just setup the new Macbook today and start to have the weird highlighting with the blue frame on the row when i use my mouse to select a particular row on the terminal. The other row will be faded a ...
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iTerm2 - run a command in every new pane

I'm using iTerm2 and oh-my-zsh. Whenever I start a session — a new iTerm2 window — it reads my .zshrc file and runs a few commands — e.g. getting the right Node version from .nvmrc. But when I open a ...
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How to run a program with a specific version of Python from the terminal on Windows?

I have several versions of Python installed on my system, and a software I use requires using Python3.11, the problem is that the most recent version of Python is the one Windows defaults to, i.e. if ...
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Grep’s result coloring, and right-to-left scripts

I have a text file with a single line that contains the single Yiddish word azoy, in Hebrew script: אַזױ. Then I grep for occurrences of the oy character, ױ. (This is highly simplified of course, in ...
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Fairly new computer, windows 10 pro, not able to open cmd in a specific path by typing cmd in the address bar of file explorer

I used to be able to do this on my laptop. But now I have a desktop and when I try this, it just shows C:\> instead of being in the path I want it to be in. I have no idea how to fix this or where ...
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Why I can't change the prompt in VSCode's terminal?

I am trying to change the prompt in my VSCode's terminal. My OS is MacOS Monterey 12.6. I use the zsh and I change the PS1 in .zprofile,such like this. Then I use echo to test.The others can work ...
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Color handling and "dim" on ConEmu with git-for-windows bash

Under git-for-windows "Git bash" (so, MinTTY), standard unix color codes are handled and I may use the "dim" option, so echo -e "\033[1mHello\033[0mHello\033[2mHello\033[0m&...
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Remove all key bindings in Windows Terminal

I'm running WSL2 in the Windows Terminal (v. 1.19, Windows 11). I don't need any of the key bindings (I want to reserve them for tmux, vim etc). I can remove a single key binding by writing in the ...
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My git history all of my commits have no message

this happened today last few hours, have not updated git, but all of my git commits have no message I do a commit git commit -m "fixed the headline level" and when I do git log I see ...
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Install SF-Mono-Powerline on LMDE 6 for zsh in linux terminal

I am trying to install SF-Mono-Powerline to change fonts for my terminal for the use of zsh. But however the installation of the fonts is succesful (checked it), but I am not able to choose the fonts ...
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ls -ltr on the terminal lists the files but says "No such file or directory" in a shell script

I am new to Bash and am practicing some shell scripts. I wanted to write a script to list all the folders and their file count, if a root path is passed as a parameter value from the terminal. The ...
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How to fix Ollama 403 installation Error?

Hi I need to run Ollama on my Mac OS X but I can't install it using Ollama run llama3 I get the 403 error. I am using v2ray on the Clash Verge client. But it seems my client cannot fully change my ...
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How to do a Proximity text search, 2 + words?

What is a Linux terminal command to do a Proximity text search? Search a directory, recursively, for files that contain : 2 words or more within 99 characters of each other any order of above words. ...
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Display new prompt after tty redirect on second terminal

I'll try to explain the title better :) I have two terminals tty1 and tty2, let's call them that. From tty1 I redirect the output from echo to the tty2 terminal with: echo hello > $(tty2) This ...
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How to have HTML syntax color and indent in terminal?

I would like to have an experience on working HTML output on terminal as close to what an HTML viewer would provide: indent, syntax color. My closest result is: curl -L https://example.com | tidy -i 4 ...
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How to disable the prompt "do you want to stop this program (y/N)" when killing program in powershell

I run my program, I enter Ctrl+C, obviously I want to stop the program. But powershell always asks "do you want to stop the program ? (y/N)". How can I disable this ? I just want the program ...
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Run GUI terminal from crontab

I have been trying to open a terminal in GUI via crontab. This question describes it can't be done as desktop and crontab runs separately. Is there a way where I can trigger script from crontab but ...
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MAC How to make Midnight Commander look like it does unde VS Code?

I am on Mac OS, using Midnight Commander and I'm loving it. I really like that I can even use it under VS Code. Look at this beauty: MC in VS Code terminal But when I use it directly in the terminal ...
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Kitty terminal: How can I attach to a zellij session upon starting up Kitty

I want zellij attach -c to run once Kitty is loaded up. I tried adding startup_session launch.conf to my config file, and writing kitty @ send-text "zellij attach -c" in launch.conf as well ...
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Linux Bash Wait Command Not Working

I am trying to use and bash file .sh to start other bash files in seperate terminals. I want them to run one after the other as I use them to copy large numbers of files to the same Hard Drive. ...
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Why is `~/.zlogout` not sourced when non-interactive ZSH shell runs `exit`?

My ~/.zlogout contains the following: echo '~/.zlogout!' Let's run the following script: su user -ls /bin/zsh -c 'echo kaasbier; exit' Nothing is echoed (besides the kaasbier). I am testing this in ...
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Install Builder - Linux - Prevent confirmation message in Terminal

I created an installer using Install Builder. When installing from Terminal on Debian it shows this message, Welcome to the Application Setup Wizard. --------------------------------------------------...
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terminal automatically shows user@dhcp instead of user@fedora

my system (fedora 40) automatically shows user@dhcpf196 instead of the usual user@fedora in the terminal whenever I connect to the internet. I think this is my university dhcp server but the machine I'...
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Unknown terminal: "/tmpERM"

On my Linux headless distro, i have a recurring error where when running some commands ("clear", "nvim", etc.), instead of the expected behaviour of running the command i get an ...
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How do I jump to the beginning of a command in Windows Terminal?

In Linux, I can skip to the beginning of a command by pressing Ctrl-A , and Ctrl-E for jumping to the end of that. However, it is not compatible with Windows Termianl. How am I going to do that? ...
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vim "rendering" issue, possible terminal issue?

Recently I've started having a strange issue with the "rendering" of Vim. I say rendering because it only seems to affect what's show on the screen and not the output to the actual file. I'm ...
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Is there any way to create a new window terminal (pseudo-terminal) using a command without setting env $DISPLAY?

I am currently building an open-source utility (plugin), which requires a new terminal window (pseudo-terminal) to become more effective whenever it gets executed. I was using gnome-terminal to ...
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tmux doesn't instantly update pane's title

I'd like to have tmux "instantly" update the pane's title to match what is currently being executed in the terminal. For an instance: If the pane contains the shell then its title should be ...
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Flushing output on interrupt on the Linux cmdline

On a local terminal, the stty -noflsh option allows to discard buffered output on Ctrl-C and thus prevents from long scrolling delays if one did accidentally output large amounts of text to the ...
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Shell prompt colored outside of tmux, but not in tmux; how can I get colored prompt in tmux?

I am a new user of tmux and wondering how I can highlight machine name and working directory? What I mean is below. In default Ubuntu terminal: While in tmux: I know this is a minor, but having ...
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Terminal in on a MacBook Pro (M2) is not working after setting a path. How can I fix it?

I tried to set Python path in .zshrc and save it. But after saving it, the terminal is not working anymore. For all commands giving command not found and every time, I can see the path file in the ...
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How to match PDF okular colors with Terminal colors?

OS: Kubuntu 22.04.4 LTS x86_64 okular 21.12.3 konsole 21.12.3 to display above: neofetch --stdout |grep 'OS:' okular -version konsole -version outputs: ok match color Blue in Terminal with ...
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TO close Tmux along with terminal (if terminal is closed)

I have configured my Tmux to open with i open terminal by modifying the .zshrc file. [[ -z "$TMUX" ]] && tmux -u It worked fine, now I want to close the tmux session when I close ...
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no colors in vi (vim(1)) when ssh from Windows to Linux. How to fix?

Windows Terminal 1.19.10573.0 When I ssh from Windows into a linux machine, I got colored output on the shell just fine. Directories and files are colored when using ls(1). Same with grep(1); results ...
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Failure to use `/dev/pty` for one outside msys2 `bash` when calling it in `vim` installed inherently by git-bash

Env: Windows 11 pro. I want to call msys2 bash in git-bash's vim where both shares the same version of vim and bash (although this context seems to be weird). I asked one origin question in Vi/Vim SE ...
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Keep a Mac working on a terminal task

I would like to keep a process going on a Mac. I'm starting the process in a terminal (doesn't matter using TMUX or not), locking the screen and walking away. Several hours later I see the process ...
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How to enable split horizontal/vertical shortcut on WezTerm?

I'm on macOS, and my default terminal app is WezTerm (20240203-110809-5046fc22 installed). Is there a shortcut to do horizontal/vertical split from a right click, so I don't have to access the menu ...
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Extract filepaths of .MP4 files in subfolders of main folder to textfile

I am on Mac. I want to use terminal or something to extract the filepaths of the .MP4 files within a folder with multiple levels of subfolders. I have a main folder that has subfolders. Each subfolder ...
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Changed color settings of ble.sh bash terminal are not applied

I installed the ble.sh from this git repository https://github.com/akinomyoga/ble.sh.git, but i want to customize the color settings with ble-face commands. What happens is that, I changed the color ...
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Homebrew, NPM and local project directories

I understand that using Homebrew is useful as some packages are necessary to be installed globally, but I don't understand the point in using Homebrew when you still have to install NPM at the local ...
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Tmux session disconnect does not preserve session content when reconnecting

I need to copy a 200gb+ file to multiple servers from one server. I have a sftp transfer running in multiple tmux sessions from the one server. When I press ctrl+b, d to exit the tmux instance and ...
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Open Cygwin/MinGW/PowerShell/Cmd in current folder open in Windows Explorer

Lets say I have a folder open in Windows Explorer like this: I want that I be able to open a Cygwin terminal directly here by using keyboard shortcut or alteast by doing right click and selecting an ...
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Access Linux programs of Cygwin from cmd and powershell in windows

I have been using Cygwin for a while. When I need new packages, I open the setup and select the versions I need the the setup handles the rest. I noticed that the programs are all downloaded to C:\...
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Keep command line visible while scrolling

Unsure what the best place to tackle this would be .bashrc? Using different shell? Some fancy terminal emulator? Basically, I just want to keep seeing the command line / the last line of the terminal ...
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Windows 11 Browser videos are not visible behind transparent CMD window

Hi I am experiencing a strange issue with my recently installed Windows 11, I adjusted transparency of CMD terminal window such that the background contents are visible. It helps to read documentation ...
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