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Special Administration Console (SAC) in linux

Windows have Special Administration Console (SAC), same feature is available to linux? Refer http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc785873(v=ws.10).aspx
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coresphere console bundle - deployment sf2 - error

I am trying to deploy an application symfony2 online (at OVH). Situation I installed my bundles. I set rights to 777 on cache and logs. I used umask (001) in app.php, app_dev.php and console. I ...
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How to redirect screen dispaly to rs232 in Linux?

I need to redirect all Linux output to rs232 port in order to connect to it via console cable or via ssh or telnet. How to do that? Is it possible to do that wihtout recompiling the kernel?
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Linux: Connect to another a terminal session

I can use screen or tmux to connect to other terminal sessions, or to share them. But this work only when we first know we will use them. As root can access everything, is there a way to do the same ...
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1answer
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Switch console output to RS232

How can I switch temporally Linux ASCII console to RS232 port build-in computer. I mean about Linux system working as server, without running any graphical tools on it (X11, bootsplash etc). But I ...
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1answer
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IPMI console redirect (KVM) via java applet causes multiple keystrokes

I'm using a dell c6100 and can connect to the web based IPMI management tool, and I can get console redirection running via the java applet. But many keystrokes (especially enter) generate 2 or more ...
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Where/when does a (Debian) Linux system change the console display mode?

I'm installing Debian Wheezy (7.0rc1) on a box of mine. For reasons I won't go into here, I don't want the framebuffer to be used for the console display during boot (nor afterwards). To avoid this, I ...
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Console Access — how does this work?

My dedicated provider did the following: wget S03HvTechAccess > /dev/null 2>&1 mv S03HvTechAccess /etc/rc3.d/ > /dev/null 2>&1 chmod 755 /etc/rc3.d/S03HvTechAccess > /dev/null ...
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How to delete .fuse_hidden* files?

I have small Linux server (Debian Squeeze) which runs a Samba server which is configured to share some folders with some windows machines. While trying to delete one of the directories from windows I ...
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Block select on a Linux console?

Is there any Linux console (konsole, gnome-terminal, etc.) that allows selecting text in a block mode, like you can in a Windows cmd.exe window, using Mark and drawing a square?
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How to search for text in a PuTTY console window

Is there a easy way for me to: search for a string in the output window of the putty ? or even a Linux command to search and highlight a string in the output ? I have 20,000+ lines in the output ...
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Linux web console for multiple machine

I'm looking for a web-based tool allowing me to do the following: Have a single web-based UI for multiple servers Services monitoring: for each server I want to see all running daemons and be able ...
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Linux: grep-able monitoring of network traffic and number of connections

I need to collect certain monitoring data every minute and send it to a monitoring server. The source of that data must be parseable using standard Linux tools. For example, to monitor number of ...
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1answer
455 views

How to serial-over-lan past “Loading initial ramdisk”?

I'd like to use "ipmitool ... sol activate" to record any kernel panics that may happen. I managed to keep GRUB2 in text-mode with "GRUB_TERMINAL=console" in /etc/default/grub. But right after the ...
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3answers
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How do I log console output from a XEN VM?

I have a xen hvm vps with a console thats accessible using VNC. I'm wondering if there's any way of logging anything/everything that is sent to console? I'm trying to log the console cause my vps ...
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Linux: Print all messages to console *and* monitor?

I run Linux (RedHat-based, CentOS, SL, versions 5 & 6) on a variety of Supermicro and other whitebox servers. Some have IPMI, some do not. Sometimes we want to log into these system using the ...
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1answer
636 views

Accessing guest VirtualBox console via headless host SSH?

I've looked quite some time for this, and just can't find anything. Is there a way to access a VirtualBox guest consolle, via headless host SSH session? I.e. without any RDP/VNC protocols, just like ...
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How can I limit root to being able to only login on the console via /etc/security/access.conf

I know that I can prevent root from logging in via ssh with /etc/ssh/sshd_config but the auditors also want to see it done in /etc/security/access.conf as well. It seems doable but I can't determine ...
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1answer
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How can I force my terminal to run high resolution in non-X11 environment in Linux?

I just installed Scientific Linux and I've had a high resolution terminal, then I upgraded my video driver to enable some features of my video card but with that my terminal went to regular resolution ...
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Can changing the tty improve compilation speed?

When I do large compilations (anywhere, but my question assumes Linux), many messages are often output to the screen. My question is, do these messages slow down the process? And if they do, does ...
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Garbled using from Dell Drac for serial console redirection

I'm trying to get my DRAC 5 card to do serial console redirection so that I can SSH into it and access the server's bios / grub / bootup / console. So far, I can see/edit the bios, however as soon ...
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Prevent the console from clearing the screen?

When booting into Linux, there are sometimes one or two lines that get quickly cleared. I think that some of them don't even appear in dmesg. If nothing else, I want to suppress the clear before the ...
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nonenghlish chars on linux

After I do this wget http://www.francefootball.fr/ All the french accents are displayed wrong on the console. Any ideas?
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Ubuntu Server 10.10: Preventing a serial console from using UTF-8

I have an Ubuntu 10.10 Server box with a Digital VT220 connected over a serial line. (That's a real VT220, not a virtual one. An actual beige CRT thing.) It works great apart from the fact that ...
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How could I protect serial console?

How can I protect serial console which if forwarded over RS232-Ethernet to WAN? Is it possible? I was thinking about it, but I can't figure it out. Is it possible to allow login through serial console ...
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Serial connection over a single USB cable (Windows to linux, or linux to linux)

I'm helping out with a project for an embedded device that only has USB and no serial. This device is running Linux. These days, when we need to connect to a serial port on a device we typically use ...
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Editing .bash_profile file not taking effect

I need to put export PATH=$PATH:/opt/lampp/bin to my ~/.bash_profile file so that mysql from command line works on my system. Please check mysql command line not working for further details on that. ...
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mysql command line not working

I have mysql running in my fedora system. I have xampp setup on the system and php projects present in the webspace are working fine. PhpMyAdmin is working fine. echoing phpinfo() in a PHP script also ...
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Fedora14 serial console how-to needed

Has anyone ever got a serial console working in fedora 14 ? Is it as simple as adding to grub: serial --unit=0 --speed=38400 terminal --timeout=10 serial console and add to the kernel lines: ...
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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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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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Colour tail of Apache logs

Monitoring apache logs with tail –f tends gets very frustrating for the eyes after a while. Are there any tool/options to colorize the log outputs? Maybe signal FATAL with red, etc...
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455 views

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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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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Allow access to Linux Console

Suppose one is running an SSH session into a GNU/Linux box of a client and he asks you to see "what you are doing". How can you allow this other party to see what's going on in your session?
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How do I permanently disable Linux's console screen saver, system-wide?

I've got an Ubuntu server that boots up in text mode. It rarely has a screen or keyboard attached to it, but when I do attach a screen, I usually have to attach a keyboard too, because the darn ...
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1answer
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RPM -> source files

how can i get files and scripts used inside rpm package?
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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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How to enable multiple virtual consoles on linux?

I'm new to linux so I have no clue how to do this (couldn't find it on the web). I'm running a LAMP Virtual Machine and when I press ALT-F2, F3 etc.. to use a Virtual Console I get a blank screen (all ...
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Tail multiple remote files

Is there a way to remote tail 2 files? I have two servers(a and b) behind a load balancer and I would like to do something like this if possible: tail -f admin@serverA:~/mylogs/log ...
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BladeCenter console keyboard layout

We have an IBM BladeCenter T with 4 blades, which is connected to an IBM Rack Console via a D-Link 8-port KVM. The BladeCenter also has it's own internal KVM. Several other servers are also connected ...
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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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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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configuring linux console email client to check attachments

I need to configure a IMAP4 capable (console-based) email client to - check and edit the name of an attachment ("contains umlauts?" -> change character ä to ae) - delete emails that don't fit certain ...
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1answer
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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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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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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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1answer
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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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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 ...