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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Is there a linux terminal command that lets you see the amount of data coming in to your tcp connections in real time?

It would be something similar to top, where you see your cpu processes in real time. I'm not looking for a GUI like Wireshark to do it.
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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 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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Ubuntu MySQL installation problems

I have used 'sudo apt-get install mysql-server', and it asks me if I want to install 2 files. mysql-server is already the newest version. 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 7 not ...
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How can I launch a screen session with a command over ssh on a remote server from my desktop?

I want to be able to launch screen sessions on remote servers from a single ssh command on my desktop. However, screen seems to need a terminal, which is not available when running a command through ...
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How to setup the Mac OS X Terminal so it's *just peachy*?

My Terminal is awesome, has every detail just right (for me anyway), and now I'm setting up a few new macs around here and I have no idea whatsoever how to get their terminals to a pretty state. My ...
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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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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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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, ...
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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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Server Bash Line Wrapping Over Text & In Wrong Place

This is quite a hard problem to explain, when connecting to one of my servers using the bash shell, under any user the line wrapping is broken and has all sorts of problems. Once of which I detail in ...
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Linode Lish Shell Vim and Nano rendering troubles: lines not appearing / cursor positions wrong

I'm using a linode VPS and I just cloned one of my servers to my development server as I've done many times before. As usual SSH is inaccessible until /etc/network/interfaces is correctly updated. I ...
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Shell command to remove files extension

I have a directory with automatically generated files that all end with the .sample extension. I would like to have a way to remove the .sample extension from them all in one terminal command. I ...
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Anyone suggest a good ssh terminal emulator for windows (connecting to RHEL box) and proper terminal type?

We have an old C program which has traditionally been run from SCO boxes. We have a customer that went with RackSpace running RHEL and we got the app recompiled. We have a problem with terminal ...
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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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Windows 2008 R2 Terminal Server - RemoteApp - Option “Start in” available?

we have set up a Windows 2008 R2 Terminal Server. On this server, we want to run an application which needs another path for the option "Start in" than the application itself. In a shortcut, this is ...