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xrvt/xterm flickers in Ubuntu when using screen

I have xrvt running with the screen command, but it flickers every time I press, say the right arrow key. (It flickers white). Any ideas as to why? Ps. Gnome terminal is hard to set up with 6x13 ...
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Process in windows that does not have a console window?

I have many processes in a pipeline style application. Each time I launch the application there will be a different number and order of the processes that make up the pipeline. My intent is to start ...
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Remote Linux Installation

i will try to install a Linux-System to a remote System where i dont have a Monitor or Keyboard. I can access the machine with ssh. I found following Document that describe a serial connection via ...
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Debian Squeeze console not working after upgrade

We have upgraded a Debian Squeeze machine recently, which was installed in February 2010 and was never upgraded after that. After the upgrade, while booting the machine prints some messages and after ...
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On a linux server, how do I make iLO's remote console go somewhere other than the login prompt?

I have a server I'd like to appliance-ize. It is running CentOS linux and I'd like to make it so when logging onto the system via the console (In this case, using iLO's remote console) they are given ...
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how to connect to a switch connected to serial port

My computer and switch both are connected to network. I need to connect to the console port of switch via serial port on my computer. I am using ubuntu. How can I do that? How do I know whats the ...
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ESXi :: Management Console on Private IP over VPN

I am successfully able to VPN in to our remote network and access vSphere management console over a private IP, thus locking down console management from outside world, nice. Problem is that vmKernel ...
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Multiplt session in win 2003

as far i know the rdp session is 2 session maximum in win 2003, is there any way i can connect 3 remote session concurrently ? also i tried many times to connect using the console mode, but it seem ...
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Gigabyte GA-6KIEH-RH | Serial Over LAN

It has been a while since I have worked with hardware and I am in the process of a scratch install of OpenSuSE 11.3. Before installing the OS, I want to make my server as headless as possible. My goal ...
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How to watch a server's HDD activity (opened files and simple hddled) in SSH?

I'd like to see if a hard disk is being actively used right now (a hddled-like indicator) and what particular files are being accessed. How can I achieve this in command line with SSH?
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IIS management console is not installed.It is necessery to install IIS 7.what to do?

Andrew, M facing the same problem.IIS Management console is not present under web management tool.Two options are there 1>IIS 6 management compatibility 2>IIS Management Scripts & Tools. checked ...
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Mouse capture gone on remote control of CentOS 5.5 blade

I'm managing a machine through a BladeCenter management module and I've recently had troubles with controlling the mouse through remote console. The mouse has been working fine for weeks but just ...
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Linux console is one row too far up (in framebuffer mode, not in X=

I installed Ubuntu Server 10.04. The console is one row too far up. I can't see the first line (the _ cursor is the only thing I can see from that line as it's too high up) and there is room for one ...
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What does the @ symbol mean in a file's permission settings?

I'm on MacOSX, I did ln -s on a directory and these are the results: -rwxrwxr-x@ 1 shiki admin 970332 Mar 6 16:38 apc.so -rwxrwxr-x@ 1 shiki admin 653884 Mar 6 16:38 eaccelerator.so ...
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Ubuntu: move logs from /dev/tty8 to different terminal /dev/tty12 or get rid of it

I want to know how to move or get rid of /dev/tty8 log output in Ubuntu 9.10. /dev/tty7 is my regular X session. When I am switching user to test account where I can try and test setups and configs I ...
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What commands are being sent to an exe?

I have an application that calls a console based application when I open a file. I would like to somehow "spy" on this console application so that when it gets called I would like to see what command ...
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RPM -> source files

how can i get files and scripts used inside rpm package?
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Unix command to suspend a job while there is console activity?

I want to do a large disk transfer, which slows down responsiveness of my system. What I want is a Unix command that will only run the command after I have been idle at the console for a few minutes. ...
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Linux process management

I started a long running background-process (dd with /dev/urandom) in my ssh console. Later I had to disconnect. When I logged in, again (this time directly, without ssh), the process still seemed to ...
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Dumping a Linux console scrollback buffer?

We would like to save the output of a program run on a Linux console which spans many lines. Unfortunately it wasn't logged or run under screen, or any other way that lets us easily capture the ...
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What is a a good serial-to-USB adapter?

Serial ports on devices are still used for many things, especially on network devices. However, most modern laptops no longer have serial (aka "COM") ports. So what I'm curious about is: what is a ...
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Rescuing a buggered console

Once in a while, you'll get some output in your console that causes it to go haywire. In some cases, you can't enter text, in others you can enter text but it looks like the Cyrillic alphabet. Is ...
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Serial console over GSM - Are there such devices?

I just lost a server by restarting the network interfaces. Then i got the following idea: A small GSM device with an RS232 connector I want to connect the serial console to the device, and in case ...
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What does “virtual consoles” in the ubuntu installer stand for?

I am installing ubuntu server in a vmware vm. In the expert installer there is this question (i guess this is the same in the debian installer): Please enter a space delimited list of virtual ...
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What is a simple & common command line tool to show network usage on a Linux machine?

I'm looking for a simple command line linux tool that will show me the current network usage, the same way top displays CPU usage. What is the most standard tool (I can't install new things on the ...
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switch solaris 9 sparc console to ttya from screen without a reboot

We have a Sun Netra that someone booted with a monitor connected to the VGA output and the console went to screen. I'd like to switch that to serial without a reboot, I tried eeprom ...
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Defining hosts in sudoers file

I want to edit my sudoers file so users have different privileges based on where they are logging in from. I want to have 3 different locations: External network(internet), internal(local lan) and the ...
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How to change DNS server IP address

How can I change the DNS server IP address in Windows XP from command line? I don't want to do it from UI every time I need since it requires a lot clicks.
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Utility to send a command to multiple terminals?

A while ago when I did a lot more system admining, there was a little utility that would send a command to multiple terminals that I had open. So essentially I could ssh into three different servers, ...
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How to bind action to ctrl-f1 in screen?

I know I can do: bindkey "...." action where .... is what i get by typing ctrl-v and then ctrl-f1. but it looks bad, contains bad characters (^[), and is generally not cool. when binding to f1, i ...
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Linux: open serial(COM1) line to manage Switch through console

Cat you help please) I have connected switch to PC with serial cable and i want to manage it. What utility i can use to open serial line and manage switch through console? On windows i used ...
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Better editing and copy paste abilities for cmd.exe/windows console

Is there any interface that'll make cmd.exe (or for that matter any "console" application) more friendly ? I'm thinking easier copy/paste abilities and more powerful command editing , more like a ...
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Xen console access from the web

Slicehost offers this, but I was wondering if there is a program out there that will do this (make a domU console available in a web browser). If not, where would you start in putting together one?
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FreeBSD Virtual consoles hang

I'm running FreeBSD 7.2 on a relatively new Dell Desktop, and when I switch between virtual consoles (ALT-f1, f2 etc) it works the first few times, but then just stops. It doesn't matter which ...
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Sending ^Z to a process on a Xen Console?

I have a Xen server with some VMs on it. I'm using xm console to view it and run some programmes. However I wanted to put the process in the background, and pressed ^Z (control Z) by habit, but that ...
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Ubuntu Server: Don't see my input in terminal

I have a problem with my Ubuntu server. I start a new remote ssh session (from windows putty or ubuntu client) to my server. After a while (I think it is when I hide the console window), my input is ...
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Linux (Ubuntu) Terminal Screwey

CTRL+A, for example, is printing "^A" instead of returning my cursor to the start of the line. This happens via ssh, in a screen session, or on the hard console. $TERM shows either xterm or linux ...
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Powershell screen buffer

i am using Windows Powershell, and just wondered if there is a way to scroll through the screen buffer (like for example in UNIX bash with SHIFT + PgUp / SHIFT + PgDn). I know the there is a "more" ...
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Possibilities of connecting to linux box console without network

Having to manage a couple of remote dedicated servers, working with network related stuff can be quite stressful. Is there any possible way I could connect to those boxes (possibly via third box) and ...
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MKS Errors on ESX

I have several ESX 3/3.5 servers (a few standalone 3.01 and the cluster is all 3.5) and every now and then I get an MKS error when accessing a VM console (10% of VM's). Looking on the VMWare forums ...
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Running a console application on connection

I hope this is the right forum for this, and excuse the naive question. I would like to provide an "guest" login to a (non-dedicated) linux server and run just one console application. The user ...
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server 2003 r2 console login hangs with grey screen, server continues to work properly though

i have a server 2003 member server in a domain that hangs on local console login and under remote desktop connection (rdc). i have disconnected sessions on that server from command line on another ...
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Opensuse 11.1 console won't wake up after suspend

I run my home machine at runlevel 3, as I use Nomachine to remote into it from my laptop. I use s2ram --force to suspend it at night. When I power it back on, everything works fine - my NX Session is ...
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How to remote control Windows?

Is there a way to remote control a Windows machine as easy as I do with my other Linux pcs through SSH? I'm currently using a FTP server for files but I prefer the way I can manage my other linux ...