Terminal: 1) A device or program used to talk to a terminal server, usually over Serial or RDP, 2) A synonym for command-shell or command line, 3) A specific OS X program.

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SSH connection - after some time I can't type anything

This keeps hapenning on which ever server I am connected to. I type: ssh user@server I log in, everything works for a couple of minutes. But after some time, possibly when I switch to other ...
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SSH Colors Enabled, # Showing up in odd place

I enabled colors on my Debian server for SSH, without colors enabled i get this prompt root@server01:~# When i enable colors the colors are there but the # gets pushed way out as such ...
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Terminal Services 2003 Require accounts logging in to have a password

I am required to look after a Terminal Services 2003 machine. Occasionally company staff will create a new Active Directory user with no password and grant that user permission to login to the ...
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Dpkg: After comparing config files, how do I revert back to make my choice?

I'm part way through a fairly large apt-get upgrade which had 65 packages to be updated. I've gotten to a config file "merge conflict" where both my local config (containing a licence key) and the ...
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How to find out the virtualization type of an linux VPS?

Having access to an VPS, i need to know which type of virtualization it is running from the terminal. How can i know if it is OpenVZ, Xen, KVM, etc?
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Autoreconf configure error (Libiconv Not found)

I'm getting the following error while configure the autoreconf in terminal. i'm ran the code sh-3.2# autoreconf -ivf //This part rans fine. sh-3.2# ./configure ......... But i have installed ...
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CentOS colors in php-cli applications [closed]

I'm managing a server with CentOS 6.5 x64 installed. In my Ubuntu server, when I run composer or Laravel's artisan php cli command, parameters are colorful. But this doesn't happen when I SSH into ...
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OSX - How can I copy a local users settings/preferences to a new mobile user

We are working on migrating all our local users to mobile accounts that are bound to LDAP. I am working on a script that prompts a user to enter their email and it creates a new mobile user and then ...
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How to map terminal service printer port to something like COMx?

I'd like to state my environment configuration first as follows: A Zebra label printer with serial port (RS232) (print script .bat uses serial port only) A serial cable (RS232) suitable for the ...
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Is it possible to have multiple users on FreeDOS? For remote terminal use

Is there a way to support multiple users on FreeDos? I'm asking because I have an old application in clipper that runs on MS-DOS and I'd like to make it available over my LAN so that users could ...
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Killing a bash sh script [closed]

I made an .sh file load.sh which has (almost) unlimited loop of curl requests. I run this as $ bash load.sh. Now it just keeps running the loop. I can't cancel its execution. It keeps running. I ...
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putty terminal cursor buggy on debian-wheezy

since my vagrant box changed from squeeze to wheezy my cursor on the terminal is kind of buggy. for example when i try to type this command: vagrant@portal-vagrant:/$ ls -l it ends like this: ls ...
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How to run su from PHP launched on Apache? [closed]

I tried to run su command with PHP shell_exec function. At first I tried: <?php echo(shell_exec('echo \'password\' | su user -c \'whoami\' 2>&1;')); ?> and I got: su: must be run from ...
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ssh from osx to windows server: how to increase buffer size?

I need to allow mac users to connect to a Windows Server 2008 machine via ssh. I am using freesshd as my ssh server, and have set powershell.exe as my command shell in freesshd (so that they can use ...
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Terminate remote process when backgrounded ssh session is terminated

So right now I have a bash script that runs a command on a remote machine using ssh. The machine running the bash script is a Linux machine and the remote machine is a Windows machine running cygwin. ...
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Putty Terminal Locks randomly

I have an issue where my Putty Session will become unresponsive after a period of time. If I am tailing something, or waiting on a process that does not return data while executing, the terminal will ...
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How to know who disconnected the session through qwinsta?

How to know who disconnected the session through qwinsta. I have done it on a server,and i disconnected my friends session.But, while I checked the Event log I could find only the disconnected ...
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Wyse S50 RDP Failure

Background: I've got a LAN with about 6 Wyse S10 terminals, these terminals are serviced by a Microsoft 2008 R2 server with Remote Desktop Services enabled and 10 CALs assigned. I needed another ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Terminal Server - Providing Single Sign On to Windows 7 Clients

I've inherited a system that may have never been fully integrated as it could have been. We have a simple setup - A Windows 2008 R2 Server being used for Remote Desktop and Remote App access by users ...
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different color for terminal's username prompt [duplicate]

[root@sv2-12 linux]# git status In the above line can I set [root@sv2-12 linux]# in different color, this will help in looking at the terminal bit easier way. I am using gnome-terminal in linux. ...
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ttylog attaches to the wrong process - release notes a bit hard to understand too

I have a lengthy python script running on a machine: [root@server1]# ps aux | grep python root 30640 15.6 0.6 296416 102444 pts/4 S+ 11:29 2:38 python my_script.py But I'm now working ...
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Telnet Terminal F3 Key Transmit

I am creating a new install image for deployment, upgrading from a previous deployment of Fedora Core 4 to Linux Mint 15. I have the telnet session to the server working and all keys are operating as ...
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How to add user to a group from terminal on Mountain Lion?

When I run sudo dscl . -append /Groups/com.apple.access_ssh GroupMembership $USERNAME I get append: Invalid Path <dscl_cmd> DS Error: -14009 (eDSUnknownNodeName)
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su: must be run from a terminal [duplicate]

I have tried to set up a scheduled backup of my Minecraft server. I used a script I found on GitHub at frdmn/minebackup.sh and it seems to work great when I run it from the terminal directly. The ...
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Terminal Services connection slow over VPN

I just started with a company and I've been asked to resolve a problem. I'm a jack of all trades and master of none so I'm looking for some help. We have a remote site (8 PC's and 6 printers) with ...
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Not able to wget to ftp server

I am trying to wget a ftp server from a remote machine. The command is not getting past 'Logging in as anonymous'. This is what i am getting. wget ...
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Strange characters from output in shell

Over the past few years there have been some Linux systems that will output strange characters when running various commands. Here's an example of my output from the sensors command on one of those ...
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Terminal output being cut off

I'm using ZSH as my shell and running a Debian 7 installation on a Linode box. When I ssh into this box and run any command where the output is larger than the window, the output that extends beyond ...
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Terminal Server trying to connect to 1433/tcp on client

We are facing a strange issue here. Everytime a user connects via RDP client to one of our terminal server, the server itself tries to establish a connection via 1433/tcp to the client (and even ...
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Unable to SSH into Host [closed]

I am attempting to SSH into my host. I'm using Mac OSX. When in terminal I type: ssh user@hostname I get an immediate error message stating: connect to host xx.xx.xxx.xx port 22: connection ...
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Scheduled Remote Desktop Manager With Credentials

I've a lot of servers with Windows Server and remote desktop enabled. For a problem with the windows domain, servers occasionally not perform the login process. So to solve this problem, I need a ...
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How to prevent printing of “debug path” in stdout?

Sys Vers: ubuntu precise 12.04 LTS I seem to have a config setting that forces an executable to log to stdout (or stderr) the current directory it walks through. All commands execute successfully ...
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How to Add color support to watch command

as the title says, I want to see colors in my watch command. ex: # enable colors when running javascript unittests with watch watch mocha # enable colors when doing `ls` watch ls -aG
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Setup web terminal access in case ssh crashes [closed]

I would like to setup my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server for a backdoor in case ssh crashes. I would simply connect to the server and restart ssh manually but this is not possible. Contacting the system ...
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Cisco console, USB and RJ45?

I have a new Cisco 3750X switch and I want to connect to it via console. Only.... this switch does not have a DB9 connector on it, its Serial port is RJ45. I have a USB to RJ45 cable, and am on ...
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editing files on remote server with Vi not recognised when I refresh my browser [closed]

My server is running on Apache Linux. I'm very new to this area. Is there a default folder where the website files are stored? I mean I thought I had it - the first one in the list below, but it ...
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can't see my site after ctrl-alt-delete in Virtual Machine Console [closed]

I'm a total newbie to this and hope you might be able to help me. I just put my website up on a VPS server last week. I've been trying to get familiar with Terminal in Ubuntu and ssh for accessing ...
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hide resuls in linux terminal [closed]

so i basicly in my terminal write like this : $ espeak "my text" and i get output this: ALSA lib pcm.c:2217:(snd_pcm_open_noupdate) Unknown PCM cards.pcm.rear ALSA lib ...
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How to open a directory contains “-”? [closed]

How can I open a directory via PUTTY that contains -? For example the name of dir is: some-thing-dir cd /some-thing-dir not working.
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Running one-off interactive programs remotely over SSH

I've got a series of production servers that I'd like to be able to run certain utilities on without having to SSH into the machine. Unfortunately, some of those programs (top and iotop I've tried so ...
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Linux Terminal dig example -d

I am really having trouble making a post and this question is nowhere asked on the internet and i need to know if it is harmful so i can correct my mistake. I ran the following command in the Linux ...
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How to check RAID level on linux (dmraid)

I already know the RAID is a software RAID made with dmraid (or I assume so based on the fact that df-h shows /dev/mapper/VolGroup..., also /dev/md0 is inactive). I've run dmraid -r and get: ...
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Is there a way to watch all screens output in a single place?

having about 12 screens running long processes, I am willing to check out the state from time to time. I would like to "tail -f " them all in a single console window so I don't have to switch between ...
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bash_history file and history command showing different entries

I am using the Terminal app on OS X to try and clear my command history. The entries within my $HOME/.bash_history file do not match what is returned by the history command. The echo $0 command tells ...
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When I hit the set command in the osx terminal where does the output come from? [closed]

I get a load of stuff when I type the word set in mac osx 10.8 terminal. I only recognise a tiny bit of it is in my .profile and .bashrc files. I have looked also in /etc/paths I cannot find ...
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Adminstrator cannot log on to server via remote desktop after changing default domain policy

I wanted to enabled remote desktop access for a domain security group so I search and followed the instruction here to get to the setting which was shown as "Not Defined" then I change the setting to ...
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How to get “tail -f” working on a file located on a Windows share

I'm using a Mac and I have mounted a Windows network disk in my file system using "Connect to Server" in the Finder. In the terminal when i do tail -f on a log file located on said network disk, tail ...
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cp between mounts using tar (does drive A have to have free space equal to filesize) to complete tar process?

Does the following command if issued between two drives require that the current drive have enough space to accommodate everything being moved to the second drive? tar cvf - .* --exclude=\. ...
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How to exit xen domu when using linux terminal

I usually use putty to connect on a xen domus. To exit domus after using "xm console", it's ctrl + 5 But how can I exit vm console on linux terminal?
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How to start qemu directly in the console (*not* in curses or SDL)

I seem to recall being able to start qemu with only the terminal emulator output, with the graphic window disabled. And here I don't mean with the ncurses interface, that one is nice, but I want the ...