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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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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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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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 ...
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How to change the display identifier of an application while running in linux? [migrated]

I want to change display identifier of an application in linux. It is possible in this way: gedit --display :0 But how to change it at runtime?
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PuTTY typing its name into the console

I was doing a MySQL dump over SSH using Putty, and now it is just typing PuTTY over and over again into the console, Ctrl+C doesn't do anything. Does anyone know why this is happening?
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screen -r and screen -list only show last screen

My problem is pretty much as the title describes it. I am running ssh session and on my server I screen for multitasking. My issue here is that I have at least 4 screens open and detached, but screen ...
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urxvt- play mp3 instead of beep [migrated]

Does anyone know how to make urxvt play a mp3 file in replacement of a system beep? My PC does not have a pc speaker so I need a way to make terminal notifications go through sound card.
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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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is thin client an ideal option for only ssh and internet services? [closed]

We are looking to upgrade the PCs in a department and the idea of thin clients came about. Can this be an ideal cost-effective option if we do not need any other applications besides the need to ...
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Browser based terminals [closed]

Are there any browser based terminals out there? (what are the best ones?) This would be so someone could access an SSH-style connection without an SSH client. Just a browser. The webserver could be ...
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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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Trouble connecting to Amazon EC2 over SSH via mac terminal

I'm having inexplicable trouble connecting to my EC2 instance. I'm using the below, and no solution seems to quite be working properly. Thank you very, very much for your time! ssh -v -i ...
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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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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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Over 1000 files in this folder c:\windows\system32\config\txr

Every now and then this issue arises, at some point (I think a remote login) to one of my terminal servers. I see at once a hard disk that's almost full, research showed me the contents of this folder ...
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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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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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How to find out if a terminal supports UTF-8

I'm setting up the CPAN module for perl on CentOs 5, and one of the questions is 'Does your terminal support UTF-8?' (paraphrased). How do I find out?
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create zip based on contents of a file list

I created a file with diff files diff-files.txt it has 6000+ file paths in it. Now I want want to create a zip based on those files. I know I can zip multiple files with: zip diffedfiles.zip file1 ...
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vsphere: 2 separate terminal windows

Simple issue. Is it possible in vSphere to view 2 separate terminal windows into the same VM? I know you can switch between terminal instances using ALT+Right/ALT+Left, but I can't find a way to be ...
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Does Mac OS X Cache Private Keys for SSH?

I have SSH key-based authentication setup to connect to a remote server from my Macbook Air. The private key was originally stored in ~/.ssh/id_rsa, but I have since moved that file to a secure ...
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configuring command prompt in Asterisk CLI

I am trying to set up color prompt in asterisk CLI. In the documentation I have found this: %Cn[;n] Change terminal foreground (and optional background) color to specified. A full list of colors may ...
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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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Customizing PATH for .zshrc

In my user's composer folder I have 2 executables... $ ls ~/.composer/vendor/bin/ envoy homestead I'm attempting to modify my PATH variable for oh-my-zsh so that I don't have to customize the ...
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less doesn't work in LXC container

I'm experiencing some trouble running less and expect inside LXC container (whether using console or SSH) Expect won't work before I won't add an "interact" anywhere in the script, and less doesn't ...
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How to use ssh without knowing remote user's password? [closed]

I am trying to use ssh and login to a different mac (B) from my mac (A) but do not know B's password. Is there anyway of finding B's password or doing this without access to B?
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Windows Git Linux Tools - Prevent SSH timeout in terminal

I installed Git and included the Linux tools. They rock, except for the SSH times out after five or ten minutes when I am running in the console. It just freezes the terminal until I hit a few ...
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Cannot install WP-CLI to manage sites from terminal

Thanks in advance. I have tried to install wp-cli as per these instructions http://wp-cli.org/. However, when I check if it has worked php Code: wp-cli.phar --info I get no out put. the same when ...
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Getting ;5D when hitting ctrl + arrow key in a Terminal on FreeBSD

On centos I can skip a word by hitting ctrl + arrow (left or right) in a terminal. When I ssh into a FreeBSD box and I try the same pattern I get: $ tail -f 20120412.log;5D;5D;5D (each try = ;5D) ...
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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: ...
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Automatically selecting default in Unix terminal

I'm aware that a command such as something -y will force a yes answer on any response back from the terminal, but I'm having problems with getting Ansible to automate the process of configuration. ...
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Do Mac OS X servers have a security mechanism that blocks a user if they log in from two different IPs?

A trusted friend and I had ssh'ed into a Mac OS X Web Server (either 10.6.8 Snow Leopard or 10.7 Lion) from two different locations. Then my password stopped working when trying to log in. I can ...
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How to automaticly disconnect all terminal server?

I have 4 terminal servers in a cluster environment. I logged in a server and the RAM is at 100% percent. When I look there is 54 active session. I think one of the issue here is that there are many ...
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Docker attach to curses process

I'm trying to use docker attach to attach to curses-based graphical process: $ docker run --name irssi -it pandrew/irssi irssi When you detach from this process using ^P^Q and reattach with docker ...
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Closing the terminal with an open SSH session

I closed the terminal while still being logged in to a remote server during an SSH session (I didn't exit before closing the terminal). Could this damage the server? What consequences could there ...
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mysql not to print selects output to terminal

Quick question: I have created come commands that will warm-up my DB. The thing is that those selects are large. When I do such a select I get all the "jiba-jaba" into my terminal window. How can you ...
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Is there a parallel SSH client with grid output similar to multitail [closed]

I've used multitail to monitor multiple log files on a single machine and displaying them in a "grid view" (2x3 or something similar). I was wondering if there is any such tool for SSH? Anything that ...
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Running commands using root in a loop [closed]

I`m following along this post : https://vpsboard.com/topic/4095-ipsecl2tp-vpn-on-ubuntu-1404/ in order to setup VPN Server in Ubunto, however when i come to this command : for vpn in ...
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Forwarding linux terminal from serial port to TCP with socat

I'm working on embedded ARM platform, Slackware. I'm using G24 Java modem which is configured to forward data between ports /dev/ttyS1 and /dev/ttyACM0, so anything that goes onto any of these ports ...
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exchange 2007 mailbox search keeps breaking for Terminal server users

system environment: Exchange 2007 server with 4x mailbox databases Windows Server 2008 Terminal Servers (3 TS servers serving about 200 users) Outlook 2007 We currently have users using terminal ...
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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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Putty terminal color problems for Solaris

So I'm working on a Solaris 10 box from Putty running on Windows 7, and having a lot of trouble getting the terminal colors to work properly in actual programs like vim or tmux. Here is the output ...
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console login & remote login are different for same terminal user on windows server 2003

We have installed terminal server on windows 2003 server. We answered "yes" to the "restrict to each user to one session" option in terminal server configuration. Now users are logging in on the ...
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How do I restore (xterm|gnome-terminal) wrapping after telnet to HP equipment has messed it up?

I telnet to an HP switch from my (xterm|gnome-terminal). Exit telnet. That breaks the behaviour of the terminal. (If you don't have a HP switch to telnet to, one can cat this file in a terminal ...
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Putty: disable configuration of server terminal length

I would like to prevent Putty from setting the server terminal length so as to avoid the dreaded --More-- prompt in Cisco IOS. Please do not tell me to set length 0 in line config mode because this ...
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Home/end keys are not working correctly in the bash CLI for a jailed user using PuTTY

I'm using PuTTY to access my U14.04 LTS server via SSH. When I log in using my main account, the number pad keys work fine in the BASH CLI. When I log in to a user who's been jailed using Jailkit, ...
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Hot to fix corruption of taskbar (multiple language panels) in Terminal Services in Win2003?

Hot to fix corruption of taskbar (multiple language panels) in Terminal Services in Win2003? I know how to close many language panels and then check one. How to disable occurrence multiple language ...
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Send mail with priority from console

How can I send mail from the console marked with "priority high" flag? Currently I'm using this syntax: echo "message content" | mail -s "subject" user@example.com I don't see any switches for ...
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All terminal windows suddenly disappear in Linux [closed]

Sorry in advance for the wall of text. I'm having a problem which is leaving me with very few clues as to what might be going on. Also, I apologize if ServerFault isn't the ideal place for this ...