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How to Add color support to watch command

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1answer
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I'm running a java application (on Ubuntu) with its own internal CLI but no API or access from outside. One solution I can think of is running this application in its own pseudoterminal and then ...
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1answer
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When I type bash in to linux cli, it gives me bash-3.2$ so what does it do?
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Linux terminal-based CSV or TSV editor - command-line Calc?

I'm trying to find a command line editor (or vim plugin) for large CSV or TSV files that will fix the width of cells and keep the row and column headers in view so I can move between cells and edit ...
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2answers
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Send email based on grep results

I'm using WebInject (CLI not GUI) to test out online web services. I was going to go with a third party until I found this little gem and realized what I could save... What I want to accomplish is to ...
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1answer
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versioning from the GUI : hook to trigger script on file or folder on replace? Unix(mac)/Linux OS

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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 ...