CLI stands for Command Line Interface, and is also know as the shell, console or terminal. A CLI is the opposite of a GUI, and normally consists of a trace of recent commands and their outputs, as well as a space allowing the user to enter commands.

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beta epiphany-browser (Web Browser), comand line auto start?

I am running rasbian, and I am trying to setup a "kiosk mode" box. I have successfully done this with midori, but midori does not support html5. so I wanted to try the new beta "web browser" (seems to ...
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TVHeadEnd configuration files for channels

I created a simple script for importing M3U files into TVHeadEnd. The script converts everything into three different files which are stored in their subfolders - channels, channeltags, iptvservices. ...
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How do I change the Desktop wallpaper from the cli

I've tried gconftool and gconftool-2 to change the background on my Wheezy, but nothing happens. It would be nice to be able to do this from the command line.
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And how is the step from XBMC to the console? [duplicate]

Cannot access the console in OpenELEC. Does someone know a way?
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Number Sign vs Semicolon as Comments in config files

I would like to know the difference between using a Number Sign(#) and a Semicolon(;). I know that a hash is a comment and is ignored but I don't know why a semicolon is used or what it means. I see ...
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Making text very readable without X server on a 3.5 inch backup camera monitor

I setup a Pi with a car backup camera monitor and push button. It's for displaying a to-do list that I cycle through by pressing the button. I wrote it for the command-line so I don't have to use ...
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Cannot access the console in Raspbmc

I cannot access to the console from the UI. I just want to setup my wifi card from console. I've tried with Shutdown or reboot and esc without success. I haven't an ethernet router port. Is there ...
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Terminal-Only Capable Voip

I am trying to run mumble on my headless pi. Unfortunately, mumble wants an x server to run. Is there any way to get a client to run through only terminal? I cannot seem to find anything quick and ...
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Can't connect to rpi with either minicom or gnu screen when connecting with console cable

I already patched GNU screen so I made it past the 'loginName too long', but now I can connect, nothing shows up. I installed the driver as instructed here. Directly after I downloaded the driver from ...
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Internet Access over USB to TTL Console Cable

I have a USB to TTL Console Cable that came in my Raspberry Pi Starter kit and I was wondering if it would be possible to access the internet through it? I'm guessing it would be much slower than an ...
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X11 Forwarding over USB to TTL Cable? [closed]

I have USB Console Cable and I used this tutorial here and I know I can use the terminal, but is there a way I could use the GUI, eg. X-11 Forwarding? I also know about the ability to connect the ...
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How can I monitor power usage via the CLI?

On Ubuntu, there is a way to monitor power usage by a Linux device via the CLI and inside the task manager if it's a laptop. I am powering my Pi via a lead-acid battery, and I'd like to have a ...
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Connect to a phone device using bluetooth (CLI)

I am having trouble connecting to my mobile phone using the cirago bluetooth adapter with my raspberry pi running adafruit's occidentalis v2. Show me teh codez. But in all seriousness, here are some ...
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Control raspbmc via command line

I'm looking for a way to control raspbmc via command line through ssh. Are there commands which let me "play music/video file", "pause", "stop" and give me access to addons?
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Wayland/Weston freezes

I have freshly installed last Raspbian and updated it. When computer boots up to console, I log in and start command weston-launch. The output of command is something about initializing Raspberry Pi's ...
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Raspbmc - can the command-line be accessed from within the GUI?

In Raspbmc, I can get to the terminal command-line by hitting the GUI "Power off" button, choosing Exit and then hitting Esc on the attached keyboard. My question is: can I get to the command-line ...
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Being denied access to my usb drive in console mode

I am trying to access the usb stick that I use for storage on my Pi, PI_USB. I am able to access it while using startx, but I am denied permission while in console mode. In the terminal, I typed in ...
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Raspbmc: How can i open terminal?

I already searched how it's possible to open the terminal on Raspbmc, however none of the two methods i know seems to work. I've read that i can open the terminal by pressing Ctr+Alt+F2 but nothing ...
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How do I display Japanese glyphs in console?

Is there a way to configure the console to display Japanese kanji, hiragana and katakana? I can output as UTF-8.
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How to open a terminal at startup?

Every time I boot my RPi, I want a terminal open. I'd love to be able to include that in the boot process. I'm running Raspian. How can this be done?
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Return to xbmc from console

I'm using Raspbmc. I can drop to the console by using the 'off' button in the XBMC UI and then pressing Esc. However, how do I return to XBMC from the console? Typing exit in the console returns me ...
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USART resending Problem via console

I have some trouble with my USART interface. I short-circuited the RX and TX pins and tried to test sending stuff via the cli using these commands: sudo stty 200 -F /dev/ttyAMA0 cat /dev/ttyAMA0 ...
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Can't edit /etc/modules and add “bcm2708_wdog”

i tried following the directions here for the watchdog Link: http://pi.gadgetoid.co.uk/post/001-who-watches-the-watcher i can't get even past the first attempt, here's an SS: http://prntscr.com/ohvq1 ...
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How do you cancel a timed system halt?

as the title says "How do you cancel a timed system halt" is there any CL for that? just like in window's run shutdown.exe -a for canceling a timed shutdown.
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How to disable local terminal showing through when playing video

Any local terminal text (login prompt, etc) is showing through areas of the screen that are not covered by video (i.e. the black bars on the top and bottom) when I use a remote terminal to play video ...
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is there anyway increase text size in Raspbian?

I am currently running it on a television and the text size is too small to read. So I was wondering if there is anyway to resize the test.
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Why do I have to `sudo`?

I've followed a couple of tutorials on my RPi and a lot of commands start with sudo; what does it mean and what does it do?
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Console unusable after running SDL app

When certain SDL-based programs (e.g. prboom, dosbox) are run from the console (not X) and terminate abruptly for some reason (e.g. killed or segfaults), the screen locks up; It just goes black, and ...