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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Nginx Restart Issues

All of the sudden when restarting Nginx I get the following error: Restarting nginx: [alert]: could not open error log file: open() "/var/log/nginx/error.log" failed (13: Permission denied) 2011/02/...
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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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Terminal Server Logging Software

I have recently been trying to find software to monitor users' activities on our terminal server. After a quick search, I found http://www.softactivity.com/tsm.aspx. Has anyone ever heard of or used ...
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Some keys not working under screen in vim

When using vim under screen, some keys are not working. Namely, Pressing Alt-Left produces '3D' and Alt-Right produces '3C' Also, pressing Up/Down when scrolling list of files in Command-T plugin ...
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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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OS X 10.4 Server, adding an email user on the command line

I have an XServe running OS X 10.4 Server. Is it possible to add a new email user from a terminal (I only have SSH access normally)? Also, is it possible to add a new mail virtual host from the ...
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Why does CTRL-r act weirdly (showing only part of a command) on OS X

Ctrl+r is a great little tool for searching your .bash_history for previously run commands. However, when I use it in my OS X Terminal.app I see weird behavior, and I was wondering if anyone else ...
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Has anyone found a (eg bash) shell terminal for Windows as good as the OS X one?

I am mostly using 'git-bash' which came with the Windows install of Git vcs. I think it is the same one that comes with Cygwin. It works fine technically but the UI sucks: have to right-click the ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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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Xterm with no Uppercase 'E'?

I have a Mac with Snow Leopard (OS X 10.6.5). I have been using the Mac terminal utility for a year now with no problems. When using it locally, there are no problems. When I log into my Rackspace ...
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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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How to scroll back in screen within a ssh session from OS X? [closed]

I do the following: Open Terminal.app Open a ssh session to a remote Linux server Open a screen session on the server Start a program who breaks with many lines of error reporting… How can I ...
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How do I reclaim a disown'd process?

Similar to many previous questions, I found myself running a job that I wish I had run in screen. I was forced to disown the process because I needed to disconnect. Now that I have reconnected, I see ...
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Pasting into SSH fails every 512 characters

I've noticed in the past that when I paste into a terminal window connected over SSH that occasionally characters get dropped from the stream. Usually I ignore the issue and search/replace them ...
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TTY “Serial” Terminal over USB?

I have a few servers in a rack that like to drop their network connection, requiring a restart and/or handheld intervention. I purchased a Linksys NSLU2 and installed Debian on it in order to create a ...
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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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windows 2003 remote desktop fail connect after windows update

I have a number of windows servers, both win2003, win2003r2 and win2003r2 64 bit. After installing windows updates on the machines and rebooting terminal services give me an immediate "not connect" ...
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Terminal Services 2003 and Install Mode

I recently took over administering 2 windows 2003 terminal servers with citrix and we are having some major issues with logins on the citrix app-portal in the mornings. I am trying to isolate the ...
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how do i get terminal in osx to use the python version installed in /opt/local/bin rather than the one in /usr/bin

at the moment my $PATH looks like... /opt/local/bin:/opt/local/sbin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/X11/bin but then whereis python2.6 returns /usr/bin/python i need to use /opt/...
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Why do some ssh sessions offer autocomplete and some not?

Very newbie question! I'm sshing to two different servers, both part of the same Amazon AWS cluster. They're not run by me. On one ssh session, the terminal lets me autocomplete. On the other ...
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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 ...
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How do I get git init to work in my app's directory?

I'm brand new to RoR and am following along a tutorial and am at this step http://railstutorial.org/chapters/beginning#sec:git_setup but I can't get git init to work. I thought I had Git installed ...
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How can I share a folder from the terminal in Ubuntu?

I have Ubuntu installed with no gui running as a web server. How can I share folders over the network without the gui?
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How to watch logs in real time via Terminal?

This is a basic question - in the movie "The Social Network" there are several scenes when the young Facebook staff is watching the PHP/Apache server logs on in their TERMINAL in real time. I'm ...
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control + punctuation doesn't register in terminal

For the purposes of using emacs in a terminal, I want to use key combinations like Control-'. But when I try that key combination, it just writes an ' to the command line. The same thing happens 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 cating binaries and getting a ton of screeching from my PC speaker. Right now it considers a file ...
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Installing tmux on Ubuntu from source

I've download tmux and am trying to install it on Ubuntu 10.04. $ ./configure Configured for Linux $ make cc -DBUILD="\"1.3\"" -std=c99 -D_GNU_SOURCE -D_POSIX_SOURCE -iquote. -c -o attributes.o ...
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FreeBSD tcsh and terminal window size

When I'm working on my FreeBSD server's ssh, it always assume that terminal width is 80 columns. E.g. man pages show up in one thin column and all programs that use COLUMNS and LINES environment ...
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Right-clicking in the terminal opens new window… stop this?

When in a terminal window, right-clicking often opens a new terminal rather than displaying the menu. (I'm not sure if this is because of where I click, or if I'm hitting another button, or something ...
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Graphic intensive application virtualization/TS

I am looking to have graphically intensive applications such as Pro/Engineer and Ansys (CAD type software) published in some way to run on servers instead of the workstations for remote work. My ...
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Dual Monitors on Terminal Server 2003

We used to have an XPe thin client connected to a 2003 terminal server with dual monitors. The monitors worked just like they do in windows XP. I was wondering if anyone knew what the line was to ...
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Last command starting with

Using BASH, you can get the last command (when connected through a PuTty terminal) using the UP arrow key. I want to know if there's a way to "autocomplete" the last command I did starting with mail, ...
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Ubuntu: Freeing up ports?

I have tried to install cassandra on my Ubuntu test environment, but what happens when I try to start it is that I get the following error: java.net.BindException: Address already in use I have ...
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Terminal Server 2008 RemoteApp sometimes multiple windows pop under other windows

We are running a 3rd party ERP system button bar that launches various business modules. Some of these modules have controls that launch separate windows. All of that works great. However on ...
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Terminal Service Bench Script (tbscript.exe) - Cannot specify password?

I'm trying to follow the testing methodology described in the Terminal Server Capacity and Scaling document using the Terminal Services Scalability Planning Tools available with the Windows Server ...
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prevent process from terminating when closing termial

i am working on a Linux box (via ssh), which is currently completing a very time-consuming task. How can I go to sleep (close my local terminal windows) without interrupting the execution of that task?...
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Linux terminal-based CSV or TSV editor - command-line Calc? [closed]

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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Terminal Server mstsc connection issues

I'm routinely having issues with the Terminal Server not accepted mstsc connections intermittently, especially on the weekends. I set the Services for Terminal Server to restart service on failure, ...
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Terminal Width issues with Linux Screen

I'm having issues where when I'm in a regular SSH terminal, with $TERM set to xterm-256color, and the terminal width is very small (narrow) in Linux Screen. I'm running Arch Linux. When I'm in the ...
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Bash Script for SCP — SSH Keys

I'm working as a programmer at the moment, and as a result need to constantly upload my software to remote systems for testing. I have about 7 machines which need to receive copies of everything. At ...
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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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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 ...
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ScreenShare: command line and observe only

I have a wide TV screen that is attached to a Mac Mini. I am able to use this screen as a second screen using an application like ScreenRecycler. However, Sometimes I want to demonstrate what I am ...
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IE Sessions in Terminal Server

Currently we are using WADE middleware for our order processing operation. We have about 40 operators that use 1 terminal server to open IE 8 to access the WADE middleware. To me, it's random, but ...
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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 ...
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How do you differentiate between a local and remote terminal? [closed]

It's not a common scenario, but I find myself accidentally inserting commands into the wrong terminal. I haven't damaged anything important yet; So before I do, what are some of the best ways to ...
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How do I capture the output of a tty while still allowing sent characters to reach the correct destination?

I currently have some systems that multiple people have access to for administration purposes. We've modified the history log so that we capture 2k lines of history per user to help aid in who has ...
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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?