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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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 ...
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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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How to access running application's internal CLI?

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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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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windows 7 terminal server [closed]

I reguarly use a 'mstc' Terminal server on windows 7 and logging in is fine, but everytime i logoff and go to log back on it will not save the domain and i have to keep changing it back to what it ...
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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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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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SCO Unix 3.2.2: sysadmsh issues

When I type sysadmsh from the console prompt, it looks like this: The way it used to work is that the prompt would be in color and the lines would wrap correctly. I've had a couple of issues with ...
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I have issues with terminal service, there appear logins automatically and disappear?

I have issues with my terminal service manager, there appear logins automatically and and increases the number of users but actually don't enter, my counter goes till 3000 o more in the same day and I ...
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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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Trying to prevent server printers on terminal servers

We have 4 servers running windows 2008 r2. We have a separate print server and users are able to connect to and use shared printers. However the terminal servers appear to create local printers for ...
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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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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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Creating a pseudoterminal to make sudo happy

I need to automate the provisioning of a cloud instance (running Fedora 17) for which the following initial facts are true: I have ssh-key based access to a remote user (cloud) That user has ...
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Rename tons of files

How can I rename all the files with a pattern like this: thumb_f318d8a580ca5717d686a323b6c2ca0d.jpg0000777 thumb_f18d8aup90ca5717d686a323b6c2c5uh.jpg0000777 ...
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crontab: command not found in CentOS

I tried to setup a cron job in my new CentOS VPS server over SSH. I typed in the command crontab -e and I got the following error message:- -bash: anacrontab: command not found Any idea how I can ...
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Monit Password Restrictions?

Are there password requirements for a monit password? I'm unable to start monit. Doing monit -t shows that the syntax error is a ! In my password. I changed it to % and then it said that character ...
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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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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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How to change the terminal to SCO compliant in Ubuntu

I have a server in which SCO 5.x is installed. I have several thin clients which were supplied from our head office. Those thin clients have linux pre-installed in them. When we tried to connect to ...
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Confusion over terminology SSH, Shell, Terminal, Command Prompt and Telnet

I don't usually use SSH if I can get away with it, but if I have to I do of course, and I've seemingly done this for years while still managing to remain slightly confused about these different terms ...
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Remote desktop session freeze and disconnect

Problem: Intermittent rdp session freeze up. Effects most user RDP sessions not all. Some times the freeze may disconnect the RDP session and reconnect. This can happen 1 or 2 time per day or may ...
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How to make the 'less' command handle UTF-8?

On my Mac terminal, printing UTF-8 works in general, but the less doesn't work correctly. So this works correctly: $ echo -e '\xe2\x82\xac' € but piping it into less gives something like this: ...