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 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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SSH connection - after some time I can't type anything

This keeps hapenning on which ever server I am connected to. I type: ssh user@server I log in, everything works for a couple of minutes. But after some time, possibly when I switch to other ...
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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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How can I find the path to an executable in OSX

Is there a command I can use to easily find the path to an executable? I'm looking for identify on my local machine - something like pwd? pwd identify => /usr/local/bin/identify
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“Cannot set terminal process group” during su to another user as login shell

Note: Please read the updated information starting with "EDIT" near the halfway point of this post - the environment and background of this problem has changed I've got a bog standard Debian 6.0 ...
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SSH garbling characters in vim/nano on remote server

... and it's driving me insane. Basically (this has been happening over the past couple months), I log into a few different CentOS servers (one Linode, another VPS, and a shared host to which I have ...
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SSH Colors Enabled, # Showing up in odd place

I enabled colors on my Debian server for SSH, without colors enabled i get this prompt root@server01:~# When i enable colors the colors are there but the # gets pushed way out as such ...
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Terminal Services 2003 Require accounts logging in to have a password

I am required to look after a Terminal Services 2003 machine. Occasionally company staff will create a new Active Directory user with no password and grant that user permission to login to the ...
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Dpkg: After comparing config files, how do I revert back to make my choice?

I'm part way through a fairly large apt-get upgrade which had 65 packages to be updated. I've gotten to a config file "merge conflict" where both my local config (containing a licence key) and the ...
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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 i know if it is OpenVZ, Xen, KVM, etc?
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Autoreconf configure error (Libiconv Not found)

I'm getting the following error while configure the autoreconf in terminal. i'm ran the code sh-3.2# autoreconf -ivf //This part rans fine. sh-3.2# ./configure ......... But i have installed ...
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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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CentOS colors in php-cli applications [closed]

I'm managing a server with CentOS 6.5 x64 installed. In my Ubuntu server, when I run composer or Laravel's artisan php cli command, parameters are colorful. But this doesn't happen when I SSH into ...
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OSX - How can I copy a local users settings/preferences to a new mobile user

We are working on migrating all our local users to mobile accounts that are bound to LDAP. I am working on a script that prompts a user to enter their email and it creates a new mobile user and then ...
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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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How to map terminal service printer port to something like COMx?

I'd like to state my environment configuration first as follows: A Zebra label printer with serial port (RS232) (print script .bat uses serial port only) A serial cable (RS232) suitable for the ...
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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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Killing a bash sh script [closed]

I made an .sh file load.sh which has (almost) unlimited loop of curl requests. I run this as $ bash load.sh. Now it just keeps running the loop. I can't cancel its execution. It keeps running. I ...
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putty terminal cursor buggy on debian-wheezy

since my vagrant box changed from squeeze to wheezy my cursor on the terminal is kind of buggy. for example when i try to type this command: vagrant@portal-vagrant:/$ ls -l it ends like this: ls ...
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Temp Profile Loading on computer

I am getting these errors on several different users and computers. Any ideas? {Event Type: Error Event Source: Userenv Event Category: None Event ID: 1515 Date: 2/28/2011 Time: ...
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How to run su from PHP launched on Apache? [closed]

I tried to run su command with PHP shell_exec function. At first I tried: <?php echo(shell_exec('echo \'password\' | su user -c \'whoami\' 2>&1;')); ?> and I got: su: must be run from ...
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ssh from osx to windows server: how to increase buffer size?

I need to allow mac users to connect to a Windows Server 2008 machine via ssh. I am using freesshd as my ssh server, and have set powershell.exe as my command shell in freesshd (so that they can use ...
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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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Putty Terminal Locks randomly

I have an issue where my Putty Session will become unresponsive after a period of time. If I am tailing something, or waiting on a process that does not return data while executing, the terminal will ...
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Terminate remote process when backgrounded ssh session is terminated

So right now I have a bash script that runs a command on a remote machine using ssh. The machine running the bash script is a Linux machine and the remote machine is a Windows machine running cygwin. ...
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How to know who disconnected the session through qwinsta?

How to know who disconnected the session through qwinsta. I have done it on a server,and i disconnected my friends session.But, while I checked the Event log I could find only the disconnected ...
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Need simple terminal device for vpn access

I'm looking for a "simple terminal" device that we can use to access the VPN at a client site. Contractors don't get laptops and this client does not allow personal computers to access their network ...
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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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Wyse S50 RDP Failure

Background: I've got a LAN with about 6 Wyse S10 terminals, these terminals are serviced by a Microsoft 2008 R2 server with Remote Desktop Services enabled and 10 CALs assigned. I needed another ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Terminal Server - Providing Single Sign On to Windows 7 Clients

I've inherited a system that may have never been fully integrated as it could have been. We have a simple setup - A Windows 2008 R2 Server being used for Remote Desktop and Remote App access by users ...
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ttylog attaches to the wrong process - release notes a bit hard to understand too

I have a lengthy python script running on a machine: [root@server1]# ps aux | grep python root 30640 15.6 0.6 296416 102444 pts/4 S+ 11:29 2:38 python my_script.py But I'm now working ...
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different color for terminal's username prompt [duplicate]

[root@sv2-12 linux]# git status In the above line can I set [root@sv2-12 linux]# in different color, this will help in looking at the terminal bit easier way. I am using gnome-terminal in linux. ...
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How do I increase size of Terminal on Linux

I have a 48core linux box. I would like to monitor per core cpu usage. However when I use top and press 1 I get an error message "Sorry, terminal is not big enough" Is there anyway I can increase ...
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A better “top” command for Mac OS X? [closed]

The top command on OS X is pretty crappy.. The one included with most Linux distros allows you to change the sort-by column using < and >, there is a coloured mode (by pressing the z key), and a ...
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How to add user to a group from terminal on Mountain Lion?

When I run sudo dscl . -append /Groups/com.apple.access_ssh GroupMembership $USERNAME I get append: Invalid Path <dscl_cmd> DS Error: -14009 (eDSUnknownNodeName)
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Escape sequence for the escape key

On an SSH terminal, there is a command that takes over the terminal window, and it says I can press escape to end it. My SSH terminal does not handle the escape key. What is the escape sequence ...
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Telnet Terminal F3 Key Transmit

I am creating a new install image for deployment, upgrading from a previous deployment of Fedora Core 4 to Linux Mint 15. I have the telnet session to the server working and all keys are operating as ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can I create a hidden admin account via the terminal on OSX?

I have around 300 baby macs to look after, and they have lots of different admin accounts, which is a nightmare to work with. ARD has slowly been configured with the accounts of the machine owners, ...