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All terminal windows suddenly disappear in Linux [closed]

Sorry in advance for the wall of text. I'm having a problem which is leaving me with very few clues as to what might be going on. Also, I apologize if ServerFault isn't the ideal place for this ...
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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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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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315 views

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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244 views

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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1answer
91 views

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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1answer
49 views

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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2answers
42 views

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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2answers
96 views

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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1answer
35 views

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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1answer
72 views

Get the session name of a parent gnu screen

I know that the current session name can be accessed with the $STY environment variable, is there a way to get the session name of the parent screen session in case of nested screens?
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1answer
502 views

Curl authentication

I am trying to download a file with cURL from a password protected directory on my site. It is not working. Instead of the downloading the requested file, it downloads a HTML file that says, ...
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14answers
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Reasons for missing IP info in `last` output on pts logins?

I have five CentOS 6 linux systems at work, and encountered a rather strange issue that only seems to happen with my userid across all the linux systems I have... This is an example of the problem ...
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1answer
329 views

Can I recover a nano process from a previous terminal?

My system crashed while I was in a nano session with unsaved changes. When I log back in via SSH I see the nano process still running when I do a ps. davidparks21@devdb1:/opt/frugg_batch$ ps -ef | ...
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2answers
1k views

Remote SSH command via Java program

First of all my Linux knowledge is limited! I'm more a developer, who casually manages some servers :-) So, I'm operating on a farm of RHEL5/6 (mixed) servers and here is what I want to do: I have a ...
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Create a public key to allow scp server to server

My scenario is this, I am trying to SCP from server1 to server2 and and I need to create a public_key on server1 to allow server2 access to it. How do I do this?
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1answer
85 views

what TERM to use to get rid of color escape codes? [closed]

Is there a way to get rid of escape codes in terminal output? Say even if the script are sending that codes they are ignored by terminal and text displayed as is, without colors, bolds etc. I need ...
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Is there a linux terminal command that lets you see the amount of data coming in to your tcp connections in real time?

It would be something similar to top, where you see your cpu processes in real time. I'm not looking for a GUI like Wireshark to do it.
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1answer
67 views

Keyboard mapping stuffed in terminal

I'm logging into a remote linux box: Linux lbox 2.6.32-5-amd64 #1 SMP Wed May 18 23:13:22 UTC 2011 x86_64 GNU/Linux and my keyboard mapping seems to have gone down the drain. up: ^[[A down: ^[[B ...
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1answer
1k 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?
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1answer
243 views

How to execute cron through SSH terminal?

I've searched everywhere, but can't seem to find the answer. I'm trying to run this through Linux Debian SSH terminal 0 */5 * * * /var/www/test/cron.php And of course there should be some keyword ...
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5answers
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Running python app in the background on linux

Weird question here, but I'm playing with a python chat server/client combo on my Linux server. Currently, if I do this: $: cd /path/to/chat/server $: sudo python ChatServer_Listen.py This starts ...
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1answer
198 views

Continue running a task with terminal disconnected?

Say I'm running a task on a remote (Ubuntu) server which last hours, but I need to disconnect my shell client now. Foolishly, I didn't use screen or think of starting the task with nohup. Is there a ...
3
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1answer
678 views

Is it possible to determine WiFi type with a Linux / Mac command?

At the co-working space that I am in, there are a number of wireless access points around. However, there is one that only some of us are able to connect to. We suspect it is because the access point ...
6
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1answer
370 views

Kickstart SSH usage

I have a small Kickstart script which (among other things) connects to our Puppet master, approves the certificate request and then creates a basic framework for a new server. Within my Kickstart ...
1
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3answers
764 views

cp command, ignore unchanged files

Is there a way to do a cp but ignoring any files that may already exist at the destination that aren't any older then those files at source. Basically I want to copy the contents of one disk to ...
2
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2answers
426 views

Record SSH / Terminal into video?

If someone access to the server via Putty (SSH) or terminal - I want to record everything what they can see on the screen and what they have typed into video.. What is the solution to this, is there ...
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1answer
204 views

CPU load on Debian (webmin)

When I look at webmin's "system information" page it tells me that the CPU is much greater than when doing top in the terminal? Why? What is going on? Today the server also broke down
0
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0answers
163 views

Text cursor loses placement (via SSH)

I've noticed (on more than a few Linux servers) while I'm editing a configuration file via SSH the text cursor loses it's place. The only way to regain its correct visual placement is by stretching ...
0
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3answers
285 views

Terminal hanging while executing a command

I have not much experience with server administration, but i tried to execute unzip command in one particular directory on server and it hanged , it was not responding for long time. So I logged into ...
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2answers
525 views

How to find out what consumes Linux pty's

The number of allocated ptys (/proc/sys/kernel/pty/nr) on my linux server is constantly growing, and exceeds the number of active logins, terminals and screen sessions by orders of magnitude. Only a ...
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3answers
1k views

Connecting to an analog dial-in PSTN terminal without a PSTN line

there's a computer ("server") that has no Internet connection, and it is located in a place with no GSM signal. The only way to get connection to it is an analog modem (US Robotics 56Kbit/s). This ...
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4answers
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Is it possible to change value of $TERM when calling ssh?

On my local terminal, I have TERM=konsole-256color, but not all remote machine I connect to have this definition. Is it possible to make ssh change the TERM on remote machine? Without changing .bash* ...
0
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2answers
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Debian install netbeans - “No protocol specified”

When trying to run the netbeans shell installer, it gives me an error. ./netbeans-7.0.1-m1-php-linux.sh Configuring the installer... Searching for JVM on the system... Extracting installation data... ...
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1answer
259 views

shell script doesn't run correctly in cron [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: shell script doesn't run correctly in cron I want to call a shell script I wrote from a cron. The shell script uses the program Linkchecker. If I run the shell ...
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2answers
323 views

Days since a specific date

How to print in linux/unix bash the number of days since a specific date till now? (for example days since 23rd of June 2009 till today)!
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4answers
3k views

How do I increase size of Terminal on Linux

I have a 48core linux box. I would like to monitor per core cpu usage. However when I use top and press 1 I get an error message "Sorry, terminal is not big enough" Is there anyway I can increase ...
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1answer
379 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 ...
3
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3answers
1k views

List supported terminal types?

Is there a portable way to list supported terminal types on all *N*X systems? If not, what's the best way to get this list on Solaris?
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1answer
279 views

embedded linux serial terminal

I have built a custom embedded system using debian 6.0. using /etc/inittab i have made several (8) processes running on different /dev/ttyX terminals, which i can switch between using Alt+FX key ...
0
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1answer
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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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2answers
185 views

interactively watch other users action on server

im having some server issues and called for support. i would like to be able to view the support persons action on the terminal in real time from a different location. possible?
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214 views

GNU Screen: opening each screen buffer in a separate terminal tab

I'm looking for a Linux terminal that is fully integrated with GNU Screen, i.e. mapping each screen buffer to a separate tab and with full scrollback support - all that inside a SSH session. Is this ...
5
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2answers
2k views

virsh console and tty size

I have a virtualization server to which I connect over ssh. If I now change the size of the window it will automatically propagate to the server. It's most easily seen using stty -a, checking the ...
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6answers
2k views

Ctrl + c is not working for certain applications on Linux

It is a really weird problem, but on new systems(Fedora, Ubuntu) ctrl+c has no effect for certain tools: if I execute yum list which runs for almost a minute I can't interrupt to run with ctrl+c ...
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2answers
422 views

linux terminal:how to search path in windows pc?

i'm newbie in linux, and i work with linux terminal to control another linux pc(client). Beside that, i have some permition to access windows pc. They give me some IP address, user, and password. ...
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2answers
535 views

VNC application/terminal server

Which software should I use, if I want to set up a linux VNC terminal server that works in this way: The VNC server should be able to accept up to X simultanous connections on the same port 5900. The ...