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yes, outside X-server, in tty, try command: cat /dev/urandom >/dev/fb0 if colourfull pixels fills the screen, then your setup is ok, and you can try playing with this small script: #!/usr/bin/env bash fbdev=/dev/fb0 ; width=1280 ; bpp=4 color="\x00\x00\xFF\x00" #red colored function pixel() { xx=$1 ; yy=$2 printf "$color" | dd bs=$bpp ...


U-Boot is doing exactly what it should (silencing the output) with the following command: #define CONFIG_EXTRA_ENV_SETTINGS \ "silent=1\0" \ seems like this happens only on my system.


The TERM variable is interpreted by each application, via system libraries. Its value is a name which is looked up in a database. Depending on the Unix flavor and its age, the database can be either termcap (traditional, not used much nowadays) or terminfo (modern, inasmuch as it was meant as an improvement on termcap, and used by most systems nowadays). ...


$TERM is read and interpreted by the terminfo system. terminfo also refers to the database of terminal descriptions which you can find on most systems in /usr/share/terminfo. $TERM must match one of the entries in that database. There was also an older library called termcap which had fewer capabilities, but terminfo has replaced it. In modern systems, ...


A linux kernel should store an on-screen log for your vts in the corresponding /dev/vcsa*[ttynum] device. It is why the following works: echo hey >/dev/tty2 dd bs=10 count=1 </dev/vcs2 ...which prints... hey The corresponding /dev/vcsa[ttynum] device will store an encoded version of the formatted text on-screen, whereas the ...


Go to (/log in on) another terminal and run sudo screendump N > screenoutput.txt, where N is the number of the terminal you want. No backlog, I fear. If those virtual consoles keep one, I've never seen it. But it gets you all you can see on that terminal.


Anthon's answer works in KDE Konsole, but not urxvt. In urxvt, I've been using reset for a few years to clear the scrollback (along with all the other things it does), and wasn't satisfied that it didn't work in Konsole. So now for Linux I have a new alias: alias allclear='clear; echo -e "\033c\e[3J"' But it doesn't work on OS X. tput reset doesn't ...


in putty… this is what I changed… setting --> window --> translation -->remote character set, I chose the first one in the drop down and saved the session (ISO-8859-1:1998 (Latin-1, West Europe) and it started displaying the UTF8 characters


You can also try http://dl.getipaddr.net They use curl (which is a well known command line utility) to run a speed test. The code is published on GitHub as well. In short, wget https://raw.github.com/blackdotsh/curl-speedtest/master/speedtest.sh && chmod u+x speedtest.sh && bash speedtest.sh

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