This had the same effect as the above code, but seems to work as a conditional subscript running when the process is running in the terminal - it just goes infinitely.
while  ; do xdotool search "calculator" windowmove 135 0 done exit
Is there some kind of "if, then" or "while, do" or some kind of conditional I can put in to the script ensure the window is moved only once if the program is running within the terminal? Is there a way to remove the program from the terminal from the script once it's been called?
so i've just been sitting here, compiling and running some c++ programs (with g++ from the terminal), I looked away for one minute to open a file that had just been written out (opened it with gedit if that makes a difference), now my terminal says:kbuildsyscoca4 running...so I'm wondering if anyone knows what this is about?hy it suddenly started running and why it has appeared on my terminal. I'm basically just curious as I though bash shells were entirely separate virtualizations of shells, and unrepresentative of other processes. i'm also wondering what kbuildsyscoca4 is/does (i've got gnome going on and generally gnome varieties of programs). I found a post from about a year ago mentioning the same thing, though no replies.
I am trying to replicate what is happening on this page under the tcsh shell, but using the bash shell found in Wheezy. Here is the page I am referring to:[URL] The command I am trying to replicate is on page 6 under figure 2.4. The command is "prompt> ./mem &; ./mem &".
I would like to run the same program twice, concurrently, but do not know how. Note that I am not trying to use a bash script, but rather by simply using syntax on the command line.
I'm writing a bash script to move files around based on various bits of metadata. For a few reasons, this script will be run regularly both from the terminal, and from the nautilus-scripts folder ("graphically", if you will). What I'm stumped on is having the script defer outputs based on which mode the script is running in. For example, how can I have the script know whether to echo error statements, or pump them out to zenity based on the method of invocation?
In windows command prompt, F8 key can cycle through your previously entered commands i.e say you enter "ping google.com" and then "pushd <dir>". Next when you type p and then press F8 brings pushd and next F8 brings ping command. You can then hit enter to execute the corresponding command i.e ping in this case.Is there anything similar in Ubuntu Terminal running bash? Very handy to get back previously entered commands.
I have a startup script for jboss (start.sh) that sets some JAVA_OPTS and then calls bash run.sh.If I run it (start.sh) from the command line it runs in the terminal fine. If I make a shortcut launcher for it in gnome and set it for 'application in terminal' it pops up then immediately dies after launch.Not sure what the problem is. Is this not working because one script is calling a second script? But then why does it work when I call ./start.sh?
Linux-goers. I did some research on this, but I am still fairly new to Linux. In Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick), I accidentally overwrote my "/bin/bash" file. Dude, using "sudo" with a small typo can work disasters. Bash is now broken in the Terminal (gnome-terminal). Terminal itself still works fine, technically, but bash is still hosed/broken. Here is what I did to try to fix it: Booted from Ubuntu 10.10 live CD. Mounted my Ubuntu partition and manually copied the good/fresh "bash" file onto my hard drive. Verified copy was successful. Didn't help, as you see. Reinstalled "gnome-terminal" using synaptic package manager. Tried to reinstall bash via synaptic, it failed with error, "E: /var/cache/apt/archives/bash_4.1-2ubuntu4_i386.deb: subprocess new pre-removal script returned error exit status 2"
In Terminal, all basic commands work as far as I can tell. ("ls", "pwd", navigation, etc.) Here are some problems:My "username@computername" does not display in the prompt; only the $ sign. Bash keyboard shortcuts such as uparrow and tab do not work. Instead, each inserts a key code. I can't even move the cursor left/right. Aliases (a function of bash and .bashrc) are broken, of course. My sanity level decreases when I use Terminal now. For what it's worth, even with "sudo" I get a "permission denied" error when trying to run Google Chrome! I read something about a ".bashrc" file being a possible problem, but I don't know how to make it work, or the file's proper locations in Ubuntu 10.10. Is there something I can do with a "make" or "apt-get install" command or something?? Could this simply be a permissions problem? Is the link to "/bin/bash", "/bin/sh", or a ".bashrc" file broken? Guide me, oh Linux gurus.
P.S. I always wondered what exactly bash was and how it was different from the basic terminal. LoL, this is an excellent way to demonstrate the difference, and I WANT IT BACK!
I mainly use debian jessie , recently i have installed daragora as my second os to get a feel of gnu/linux . the problem is that dragora uses bash , and it's commands are different from debian jessie terminal is there a way that i can use the same commands here in dragora?
I would like to hear about a (telnet) terminal for Linux that can run VB scripts. The need is for configuration of a target board. I like secureCRT very much, but I can not use it from a Linux workstation.
I can't figure this out. If i run GUI program (in GNOME) from terminal. It doesn't works the same as if i run it from menus (or shortcut on desktop or panel). Or some times I run it from Alt+F2 method.
What is the difference in this methods?
For example what is the difference if i put this...
...in terminal or in ALT+F2 dialog window. If I put it in terminal. GNOME doesn't work correctly. If i put it in Alt+F2 dialog window. It works as it should. With no problems.
And what is the difference if i like to run for example FireFox or gnome-control-center from terminal or select it from menus.
If i like to run from terminal. What would be right way to do it?
Because sometimes i get errors in terminal (but GUI works) sometimes after i close terminal GUI program closes to. Sometimes it doesn't. But if i run that program from menus (icons) there is no such problem. It just works. If i put & at the end of program. I can work in terminal. But still all of the above is still true.
I've noticed something, and hoped there was a work around.when I write a simple bash script, and run it, if I close the terminal i ran the bash script inside, the bash script stops. What are the solutions for this? Basically I want to run my bash script and close the terminal, keep the bash script running.
I am setting up a streaming audio server. I would like to have Darkice and sc_serv (Shoutcast server) start automagically on boot.
I have set Xubuntu (10.04) to auto login
Both Darkice and sc_serv are command line apps and I would like them to each run in their own terminal window so I can monitor any status messages they produce. For instance sc_serv displays connections disconnections with time connected, and current number of listeners, and I want to see that.
One important note: sc_serv must be up and running before Darkice can be started.
My problems is that after i've DL a program and then use unrar to open up the files...I was able to successfully mount a linux version game using Furious ISO mount (the game is Civilization call to power loki) Now I can see the files inside the folder but I can't figure out how to run the game after its mounted
I've looked around a lil bit and I know someone has probably asked this question before but most of what i find is people asking how to mount the image to begin with
I have a dual boot system, Windows 7 and a WUBI installed Ubuntu 10.04, both are 64 bit. Can I use Wine to run a program installed on the Windows partition? If so is there anything special I need to do? My Ubuntu partition is really small and I:d like to keep it that way.
Are there potential compatibility problems if a KDE program is installed and run under Gnome in the standard Ubuntu Desktop 10.10? If two programs with the same functions are available, is it better to select the Gnome version?
I am currently writing some convenience methods for my terminal in my bash_profile and am sure if what I am writing is "the best way". I figure a good way to verify whether what I'm doing is right or not would be to find some source code of more established programs and see how they do it.My question then is, where can I find this code on my Mac? An example is, with Macports installed, where is the source code that opens the port interactive console when I type nothing but "port" in my shell?(I added Linux in the title even though I am on a Mac because I assume the answer would be the same for both)
If I have an interactive program, e.g top, which, after launch, can be fed with key strokes and changes its behavior, for example, after launching top and then pressing "1", you can see the CPU utilization per core. I was wondering if there is a programmatical way to do so, so I don't have to press "1" every time. I would think it is an easy task, but so far my attempts have failed.
I am not sure if that Subject really explains it, basically I have a script that executes a CLI java-applet that requires a passphrase from the user. I can easily execute this by issuing the -p argument followed by the passphrase however that shows up on possible logs or at least on the results of the ' ps ' command. If you do not supply this -p argument it provides a new line with the echo " Enter Passphrase: " and asks for input.
how can I provide a result/input for the Passphrase request and is it still possible to throw this application in the background with the ' & ' following the command? I have seen a few examples that show a /bin/expect that expects a result and sends a command however I would like to refrain from any extra dependencies. Example of Regular Execution of application:
How can we install programs other than using the terminal. To be honest, I liked this system and I got used to it, but the problem is someone who wants to use Fedora but has no idea on how to use the terminal, so is there any other way for installing programs?
Everything works fine; No problems running WinXP from an ISO, etc. I have several Windows only applications which I want to run on the WinXP VM. I cannot see the programs I have downloaded when using Explorer for Windows.Ordinarily, in a WinXP only system, I just find the program to be installed and double click on it to start the automatic installation routine.In this case, I cannot see any of the .exe files used for the install.I have placed those downloaded Windows application in the same directory on my Ubuntu Box as where VirtualBox, the Sun Guest Editions and the CD Image of the Garmin Trip and Map system.I installed the Garmin system directly from and ISO of the CD I made using Brasero. It works without a hitch.Should I take the Windows e.e programs and burn them to a CD and then transfer them as ISO tback to the VM drive?