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2answers
402 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
64 views

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?
5
votes
1answer
947 views

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?
0
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2answers
390 views

Linux Terminal: Change cursor position after 'up arrow' key press

I just switched one of my systems from Gentoo to Ubuntu. There is one difference between the two setups that is driving me mad, and I cannot figure out how to fix it. When I use the 'up arrow' to go ...
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1answer
196 views

Which client to use for AS400 terminal? [closed]

I would like to connect to AS400 machine but I do not know which client to use. I have clients installed at work but I do not remember how it is called. I use Windows 7. Can anyone help me ?
1
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1answer
359 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
451 views

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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1answer
1k views

Text-based package manager GUI for CentOS

I come from Debian Linux. In that OS I used aptitude for a neat ncurses text-based GUI package manager. What exists for CentOS that is the same?
7
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2answers
710 views

Reverse bash console text flow

This is a bit of a weird question and I'm not sure that there is any easy answer to it but I am very interested in finding a solution. So when I work on a linux machine via a console I find that I am ...
1
vote
2answers
866 views

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 ...
8
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5answers
1k views

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?
4
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2answers
945 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

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, ...
1
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1answer
263 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
146 views

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 ...
4
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7answers
1k views

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 ...