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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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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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Is there a folder size tool for linux? (web-based or working on console) [closed]

I have a debian server which has a lot of user folders and I would like to have a tool like FolderSize application in Mac, where i can check the filesystem by filetype or foldersize (or whatever ...
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Why does running kate in ubuntu hardy give me errors?

Running kate on the command line in ubuntu hardy works but prints a bunch of junk to the screen like: kbuildsycoca running... it's really annoying. anyone know how to fix it?
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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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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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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 Putty(...
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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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Poll: What is your favourite terminal program? [closed]

What is your favourite terminal program? Are you a xterm traditionalist or an eterm fanboy? Do you stick with what comes with your windowing environment: gnome-terminal, konsole, cmd.exe or terminal....
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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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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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OSX terminal running a command in a single window

I use my OS X machine to administer a couple of servers and like to keep open terminal.app to do this. I have my profile so i get a few tabs open as i open the terminal.app, is it possible to assign ...
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Open a VMware Server 2.0 console with just one click

Currently you have to login to the VMware Infrastructure Web Access GUI, select the VM, and then open the console. Is it possible to open a console with one click or one command?
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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 ...
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Replacement for Windows command console

I'm not a sysadmin, but I use a Windows 2003 server at work fairly often for testing purposes, and I'm always annoyed by the limitations of the standard Windows console terminal. Is there some "...