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Questions tagged [tui]

To be used for questions on Text User Interfaces (TUIs), as opposed to Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs).

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Is it there a Terminal User Interface USB Disks Manager?

I have seen enough answers on how to mount USB Disks via command line but I would like to know if is it there a text tool for managing the USB Drives. Scenery I own a server in a remote place. The ...
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TUI system monitor that's functionally similar to this Gnome widget?

I really like this system monitor widget for Gnome. It shows the recent history of CPU, RAM, network, disk and GPU usage (not just current status). Is there a similar TUI program? I found s-tui, but ...
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How to launch nano from within a PowerShell session?

How is nano launched from within the PowerShell console? Just looking for a simple way to edit a text file without switching a GUI or bash. bash -c "nano filename.txt" was unusable. ...
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Is there any TUI application for commandline for command rsync?

I use rsync now from the command line between two servers to transfer files. Is there a command line TUI application for rsync or something else which does the same? Common use cases is to exclude ...
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cannot easily switch to virtual consoles -- why?

I can only login to a virtual console by using ctrl-alt-f4 as f1 brings me to a login screen (like windows_key-l to lock) and f3 has no result. This defies my expectations. While I haven't swapped out ...
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How to increase window edge resize grabbing distance in Xfce?

I have to struggle with the mouse cursor, to grab the exact window edge or corner pixel in order to resize. The bandwith of how far the mouse can be from the exact window edge feels like less than ...
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Are there differences between CLI and TUI?

In "Text-based user interface" Wikipedia's article, when talk to text based user interface, the first sentence is: Not to be confused with Command-line interface. I can't find some differences ...
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Quit waiting on user input

I am trying to implement a waiting time the user can choose to skip by pressing any key. Also it must not print anything on the terminal as I am using it to display a progress bar. I am having ...
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Can I setup a text only session and a GUI session at once?

I am yet on my legendary Lenovo T400 laptop which has the built in LCD display and a VGA connector which allow me to have an external monitor attached to my laptop and share different sceneries for ...
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Command-line IRC program? [duplicate]

I currently use xchat as my default IRC program, but I don't really like GUIs, I prefer TUIs, is there an IRC program out there which has a TUI rather than a GUI? I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with ...
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Terminal space invaders?

I was just wondering if there was a command-line TUI space invaders game for Ubuntu? I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.04.
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Unable to exit TUIs due to F10 opening the File pull-down menu instead of quitting the program as meant to

I use applications such as Midnight Commander, and htop, however I have a problem when quitting, I am forced to either terminate the process, or to click on the quit button myself, if there is one, ...
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Is it there a Text User Interface (terminal application) which does what Kalarm do?

Since there's no updates on the enhancement request raised by @DavidJarvie on the KAlarm Project, documented in my previous question over here: https://askubuntu.com/a/257843/9598, I started wondering ...
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