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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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 ...
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Linux terminal-based CSV or TSV editor - command-line Calc?

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?

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?
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Ubuntu 10.4 Lucid Server Minimal Install: Slow terminal scrolling

I have a minimal install of Ubuntu 10.4 Server for testing and learning purposes. There is a very annoying occurrance: whenever I try to "man dpkg" or any command that load a few screens length of ...
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History in linux terminal

I'm running Ubuntu 9.1 and every time I open a terminal window, I lose the previous command's history. How can I configure it so it's kept even after rebooting? Thanks.
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Changing terminal colors in Ubuntu Server

I'd like to change the colors. The lime green hilighting on pale blue colored file names is killing my eyes. I'm not sure if I'm using xterm or gnome or whatever, but I would like to change the ...
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Limit unix users file access

I just created a new user on my server, but I only want this user to have access to var/www/ and all the files/folders inside that. They should be able to access no other files on the server except ...
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What could I leave running on a linux server locally when all access is remote?

I'va remote linux debian server that 99.9% of the time I access via ssh remotely. However I was aware that the local terminal is sitting there with a logon prompt. Is there anything I could change ...
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Can't Configure IBM 8275-416 Switch Via Serial

I am attempting to configure an IBM 8275-416 switch (I found a manual here) via serial connection. However, when I connect with HyperTerminal, the output contains a lot of garbage characters. It's ...
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How can I automatically change terminal colors when I ssh a server?

I'm frequently logging into different servers from my os x terminal window. I'd like to assign a color scheme for different hosts so that my terminal windows are easier to tell apart. Can this be ...
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Simple Ubuntu scripts to connect to a server via terminal

Im relatively new to Ubuntu, Im wondering how easy it is to write what I think is called a shell script to make tasks a little easier. For example I frequently connect to a server - ssh -p 123 ...
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Is xterm the terminal window we open in Ubuntu

I know this is a very naive question. I was reading somewhere that Linux allows 7 xterm's. However, I can start more than 7 terminal apps from my Ubuntu system (Application -> Accessories -> ...
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Recommendations on good terminal multiplexer [closed]

Please recommend me a good terminal multiplexer. I'm new to sys admin work and need a good way to mange multiple boxes. Edit: Just be clear, I'm looking for something like PuTTy that can send ...
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What is the export command supposed to do in Linux?

What is the export command supposed to do in Linux?
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OS X Terminal lines don't go into scrollback

I have a problem that crops up when using Mac OS X's Terminal (TERM=xterm): sometimes it gets itself into a state where lines that scroll off the top are not added to the scrollback buffer. I'm not ...
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How to customize terminal server so that users can only save data to their home directory?

I'm new to terminal servers and would like to customize my users' environments so that they save all their files to their home directories. I don't want them to have my documents or any other folders ...
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crontab - how to create in Terminal?

I'm trying to run a scheduled task on my shared Linux server using the crontab via Terminal on my Mac. I can login to my ssh OK, and can view directories etc with ease. I try and create/edit my ...
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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 ...
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Dumb Terminal booting off a CD with ubuntu customization

first time post. We have a legacy of old PC that are currently running windows xp. Moving forwad we are looking toward going open source and extending the life of these PC's. My first questions is: ...
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How to update terminal services client

Currently running 5.2 on Server2003 R2 with XP SP2 & SP3 workstations that connect to it. Do the workstations have to use the updated (6.0) to be compatible? Will it mess with everyone's ...
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SCREEN setup tips

How do you use the "screen" tool ? I'm looking for best practices and config tips : To keep clean and ordered sessions on several servers To have a beautiful colored interface To have a fully ...
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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 ...
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Get all files using FTP via Unix Terminal

Using the FTP command in the Unix terminal I want to download all files / folders from my FTP server. When I use this command: ftp> mget * I get lots of these errors: ftp: Unable to determine ...
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Getting a TTY in a Connectback Shell

I'm often asked by friends to help with small Linux problems, and more often than not I'm required to login to the remote system. Usually there are a lot of issues with making an account and logging ...
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No “Terminal Services” branch in “Group Policy Object Editor”

We have several identical several servers in a hosting company. They run Windows 2003 R2 Std SP2 64bit. The servers are not in a domain. We have recently received a new server with the same ...
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How to display shell content also in other independent terminal window?

One user is working on ssh shell. Root wants to monitor user's actions on root's terminal window. I was thinking about connecting to screen twice. Input and output is required. *cat .bash_history* is ...
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Unwanted ._ files showing up from an SMB share

At work, we all use Macs, and have an SMB fileserver set up. Somehow, weird hidden files have been popping up, particularly when syncing between our Macs and the fileserver. I don't what creates them ...
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Making terminal session on production server look unique [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you make it obvious you are on a production system? I have several terminal windows open and would like to make the terminal session on the production server look ...
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How do I monitor the transfer speed of an interface from a Linux terminal?

I am connecting to a server via SSH, and I'd like to know how fast it's uploading and downloading. Preferably I'd also like to see what is downloading/uploading and the speed for that process. Any ...
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How to change size of remote ssh session in my terminal?

I use the "Terminal" app. for SSH'ing to my Ubuntu VPS. The problem I have is that the width/size of the remote terminal doesn't fill my Terminal app. window, only part. How can I make it fill the ...
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How to view a remote unicode file via ssh?

I have a unicode file that contains Chinese characters. I have a local and a remote copy of it. When I use less on the local file the characters are shown properly: 奥尔德林 However, when I ssh to the ...
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Is there a way to get an xterm to scroll to clear the screen?

I'm working on a Ubuntu Linux machine and I'm looking for a way to get the xterm to scroll when things are cleared rather than clearing the screen and showing the previous contents. This may not make ...
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put a job in the bg and run it?

I know there are two or more ways to run a job and place it in the background. Right now I used ctrl-z to put a scp transfer in the background because I noticed it was going to take a while. How do I ...