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Why does TERM=xterm have to be set for my script to work correctly when remotely executed?

I'm attempting to automate the installation of a Debian server (debian 6.0 squeeze 64bit). Part of the installation requires the Sun JRE package to be installed. This package has a licence ...
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Launching Local script on remote Mac using SSH

I have 40+ Macs (10.4 - 10.6) and I need to run a script that will join them to an MS Server 2008 Active Directory, Convert local profiles to Mobile profiles, and perform some other tweaks for ...
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Which characters if cat'd will mess up my terminal and make a ton of noise?

I've written a wrapper script that I alias to cat, called safecat, that protects me from accidentally catting binaries and getting a ton of screeching from my PC speaker. Right now it considers a file ...
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Start a VPN session using a Terminal script

I use an OSX Terminal session to start a VPN connection. The command that I execute at the prompt is: /etc/netlock/cvc -c :: This works as expected. I would like to save this to a script file that ...