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A terminal is a hardware device used for entering data into and displaying information from a computer. Terminals were frequently used in the days of mainframe computers. Today, most operating systems offer text-based "terminal emulators", which replicate the functionality of a classical terminal, ...

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Color scheme not affecting whitespace in Vim

I have been trying to add a color scheme to my .vimrc, but for whatever reason it's not wanting to highlight the whitespace to the right of my lines. Here's what my .vimrc looks like right now under ...
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Python program fails only if run (via ssh) from a mac terminal

I am trying to run a python program on a data processing (linux) cluster. The program runs fine if I ssh to the cluster from my linux desktop and start it but fails if I ssh to the cluster from my mac ...
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sudo !! equivalent on Windows cmd

I'm looking for a cmd.exe equivalent to Linux's sudo !! and other bang-commands such as !x, !?x, !!:p and !!* mentioned here.
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Custom scripts per Tilix profile terminal (Tab)

Where to find documentation or how to set up custom scripts. Basically i want to save Profile with 9 terminals(tabs) and configure custom commands to run on every terminal when Profile are loaded. The ...
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When I change working directory in a script and execute it, the working directory only changes to specified path while in the script

When I change working directory in a script and execute it, the working directory only changes to specified path while in the script. Here is my script: #!/bin/bash cd /media/hard/drive/partitionX/ ...
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How does one run an app from the terminal on a Chromebook?

On my Chromebook, I'm on the Dev channel, Chrome version 72.0.3609.3 on a ASUS C302C. I'm trying to run an app from the terminal and it's failing. My question is, how does one run an app from the ...
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What are the differences between multiplexing using tmux/screen and opening tabs in a terminal emulator?

I am trying to compare these two methods of running multiple shells/processes by measuring memory and cpu usage via htop. Can someone explain the differences in how each method functions, or if ...
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How to integrate Terminal into Dreamweaver?

I wanted to integrate Terminal into Dreamweaver just like Visual Studio Code but I couldn't find anything to help me set it up. It is possible? PS: I'm using Windows 10
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How to make “cd …” goup two directories?

So, currently on macOS I have aliases set up like this... alias ...='cd ../..' alias ....='cd ../../..' This allows me to go up multiple directories by typing in ... in my terminal. However, in my ...
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compiling with g++ is not working( compiling with clang is not allowed)

Originally gcc -o main main.cpp produce same error like main.cpp:10:20: fatal error: iostream: No such file or directory #include <iostream> But after install gcc with brew (brew install gcc) ...
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Use of / when using cd

I'm in my home directory on my mac: $ pwd /Users/lukas When I cd around, I do not (and can't) start the path with /: $ cd Documents/ /Users/lukas/Documents $ cd /Documents -bash: cd: /Documents: ...
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I am using Darwin OS on terminal but cannot use apt-get, yum command(only brew is usable)

I am using terminal on Darwin OS but cannot use apt-get and yum commands (only brew is usable). Sometime, I need to use apt-get (ex. to install linux essential header) But my terminal says command ...
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Possible to Access and Change Properties in BIOS from Command Line?

A BSOD resulted in an "Automatic Repair" loop at startup on my Windows 10. Access to Recovery Options has done little to resolve the problem. Fast boot is enabled and therefore peripherals do not ...
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How to maintain 'dirs -v' directory list from 'old' terminal when opening new one?

I've just been playing with dirs, pushd and popd. Adding/navigating directory with pushd , using dirs -v to show a vertical list of the directory 'stack', and popd to remove an entry from the list. ...
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How to terminate a python process similar to ctrl-c?

If I have several Terminal windows open, each running a python script, is there a way to terminate one by PID as if I pressed ctrl-c? With ctrl-c the script exits gracefully, but I tried various kill ...

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