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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How to configure a USB virtual port interface on Windows-7

I have an embedded board with a USB output, which is plugged into Windows-7 desktop. I installed ST Microelectronics' STM32 Virtual COM Port Driver. It reported that it installed okay. How do I ...
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Restore file permission on CentOS 7

I managed to messed up server permissions on entire server chown root:root -R / chmod 777 -R / How to fix it? I can't login as root using terminal on that machine it show error "Invalid password" ...
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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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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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Wyse Enhanced Ubuntu Terminal Locked Down?

I'm dealing with about 20 Wyse T50 thin-clients and I want to set up cron, however, it seems like there are a number of things locked down in the Wyse Enhanced Ubuntu terminal. For instance, ...
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Scrolling output with ccze [migrated]

I love the default fancy output of ccze, but I can't seem to get it scroll property. Executing tail -f something.log | ccze from an X terminal works, but I can't scroll back once the screen has ...
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Airodump-ng Not Showing Anything

I am using Kali Linux to test some adapters. First of all, I don't know why, but I have a wlan0 and wlan1. I have tried both of them and I still have the same problem. So far I can issue the command: ...
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Terminal line wrapping issues only with Docker/Kubernetes

I'm on OS-X and running either iTerm or the standard OS-X terminal. In either case if I start a Debian docker container like docker run --rm -ti mycontainer:latest I get a command line prompt and line ...
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Ubuntu “service” command

I type in the following command on two separate machines both running Ubuntu: service ssh status Output of machine 1: ssh start/running, process 25369 Output of machine 2: ● ssh.service - OpenBSD ...
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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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Installing Oracle 11g on CentOS via Yum

I'm trying to set up a CentOS 7 VM to host an Oracle 11gR2 database. There is no desktop/x window system software, but I did try installing the 11gR2 zips with ./runInstaller -silent -noconfig ...
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How to autocomplete long file names in terminal

If I have in current directory a file with a long name starting with "build" I can write in console "build", press Tab and autocomplete type full filename for me. However if I have multiple files ...
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Why can't I restart my Apache Amazon EC2 server? [closed]

I'm trying to restart my amazon EC2 Apache server, and I'm getting an error message that says (13)Permission denied: AH00058: Error retrieving pid file /var/run/httpd/httpd.pid AH00059: Remove ...
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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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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?
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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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is there a way to pretty print the output of “ps” to include the “rss” memory value?

I have a python script which takes in processes in csv format and decides things based on what's running, it's name, and how much cpu time it's using. I would like to add processes that also use lots ...
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Cron appears to run but doesn't execute in the same way as when run manually from the terminal [duplicate]

I have a php script that connects to an external API returns some data and updates a database table. I can run this directly via my command line / SSH terminal and it works fine (takes about 5 minutes ...
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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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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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RDS 2012R2 “Preparing the destination computer” Long

I've just setup a new RDS Deployment on a 2012 R2 domain. When client's connect to the RemoteDesktop there is a considerable delay at the "Preparing the destination computer" stage. I can resolve this ...
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Fortinet SSL VPN Client Setup Without GUI on Linux (centos)

How can I install and setup a fortinet SSL VPN client on a VPS that's running on Centos? I have problem to do it because all guide I have are all using GUI which is not installed on the VPS to save ...
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freeze and thaw tmux and/or terminal sessions?

I would like to be able to freeze and thaw tmux sessions. That is, to take a complex set of session state, persist it, and bring it back from some persistent store later. Essentially, git stash for ...
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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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Terminal Server 2012 keeps logging in user with Temp Profile

Have a 2012 Terminal Server and a 2008R2 Profile server. When a user logs onto the 2012 terminal server who has a roaming profile it keeps using a temporary profile and will not load the domain ...
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Dropbox via terminal: how do I upgrade

I have a Linux server and have Dropbox successfully installed and running via their instructions here: https://www.dropbox.com/install?os=lnx including using the python script for running from the ...
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DNS Cache Error

I am in dire need of some help as i have searched high and low for a answer but to no avail. To begin let me give you a idea of what I have setup and the goal I am trying to achieve. I currently have ...
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How to remove many (200 000) files?

I must remove 200 000 files (all of them) from a folder, and I don't want to delete the folder itself. using rm, I get an "Argument list too long" error. I've tried to do something with xargs, but ...
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OSX Terminal.app seems to become 'suspended' unless I VNC into the Mac

So I have a bit of complicated setup, but let me see if I can simplify I am running a mono application on a remote OSX machine. This application can occasionally hard-crash the mono runtime. There ...
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How to use the PHP within Terminal that comes with installed Vagrant Box instead of system PHP

I've provisioned a ScotchBox Vagrant Box, which is basically a LAMP stack. But I need to be able to use the PHP that comes with ScotchBox from Terminal instead of the system php How do I do this?
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What Does “ping -f” Do In The OS X Terminal? [closed]

I've recently read about the command in the OS X terminal, "ping -f (Target IP)". I haven't been able to form an understanding on the command even after looking through numerous online articles. I ...
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Why does password entering work in a piped sudo command?

If I do: sudo cat /etc/resolv.conf | less It will prompt me for the password, even though less (presumably) takes stdin. Over what fd's is the password prompt shown and how does it get the input ...
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Prevent accidental execution of commands in Linux if pasting text containing one or more return characters

Sometimes if text that is on the clipboard is pasted into shell and it contains a return character it will execute even though that wasn't the intention. Sometimes even multiple lines may be pasted ...
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Terminal.app does not support alt/meta/command-key modifiers such as meta-backspace

This was observed on Mac OS X 10.5, running Terminal.app. On a native Linux machine, from a bash command prompt, typing meta-backspace deletes up until the most recent whitespace. On a Mac, it ...
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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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Terminal Server: no default printer

I have a customer with 3 2008 R2 Standard terminal servers in 1 TSfarm. All clients are XP/Vista/7 Pro and login with a generic account automatically at startup. After startup the latest mstsc client ...
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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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RDP Farm - External Connections

We have originally had a TS running simply by RDPing through port 3389 from an external IP. We now need to replace what we have, and I would like to use a farm as we want to give users a single ...
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Terminal piping misunderestanding

Folks I have a few questions around this command: echo 'cat //item/*[local-name()="id"]/text()' | xmllint --shell test.xml | sed '1 d;$ d;/^ -------$/ d' | sort | uniq --repeated I thought command ...
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Lantronix Terminal Server local prompt

My Lantronix ETS16P serial terminal server lost its configuration and I needed to configure it. I am fairly confident I configured it the same way as before (I also had a backup). I use a menu which ...
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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 determine the virtualization platform that my VM is running on? (OpenVZ, Xen, KVM, etc?)
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Kali linux does not boot in gui [closed]

I got kali linux installed on my pc for a while but now linux will not boot in gui mode , only in text mode ( terminal ). I get no errors on booting it goes directly to the login screen . Hope you ...
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Can I use MS Host Integration Server to connect to an IBM without using SNA

I'm sorry, this will represent a lot of information, but I'd like to avoid some of the back and forth I'm having with various forums trying to resolve this issue. So please, bear with me. I've taken ...
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Sun Fire v215 ALOM keyboard input from PuTTY

I'm trying to log in to ALOM on a Sun Fire v215 via PuTTY. I'm using a RJ45->DB9->USB setup plugged into the "SER MGT" port on the back. I'm also using the settings recommended in the installation ...
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Palo Alto PA-4020 cannot connect to terminal through Serial to USB

I have a PA-4020 that I messed up the configuration on, and I am trying to do a factory reset. I went ahead and ordered a few different serial to USB cables, and cannot connect through a Mac App ...
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Is it possible to have multiple users on FreeDOS? For remote terminal use

Is there a way to support multiple users on FreeDos? I'm asking because I have an old application in clipper that runs on MS-DOS and I'd like to make it available over my LAN so that users could ...
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Can't enter the letter 'e' over ssh [duplicate]

Right now I am experiencing some very, very weird behaviour on a Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS server I am managing. Connecting to the server over ssh either from cygwin(mintty) or a terminal on a Linux ...
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Install terminal application after installing minimal desktop Unity on Ubuntu Server

I installed Ubuntu server 14.04.. and to get a minimal desktop, I installed Unity desktop with the no-install-recommends option. The desktop was installed minimally but so is the terminal application ...
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Transfer control of terminal process to a different emulator

How can I transfer running terminal session between PCs on-the-fly? I mean - I'd like to be able to transfer for example SSH session with running application to another PC lets say laptop, without ...
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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 ...