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 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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RDS installation error, unable to install rds role in server 2012 r2? [on hold]

I am using windows server 2012 r2 and its working fine. But when i tried to install RDS role its was unable to install(failed to load). in the same server i am using for ADDS, WDC, DHCP, DNS also. ...
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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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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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Missing objects in Startmenu due to terminalserver policy?

At a customer's site a have an environment with 2012 Standard server and a terminal server. I made some policy settings to restrict access to system options to the terminal server, and bound them to ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...