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The standard size of the console is 80 columns and 25 lines, which is too big if you want to work easily in console and don't even use a desktop environment (or use one but also prefer to do things in console rather than an X terminal). It will also look nicer when booting up the system.
Opengear has integrated uninterruptible power supply (UPS) monitoring tools in its uClinux-based remote access equipment. Opengear's console servers (pictured at left) now include tools derived from the open source Network UPS Tools (NUT) project, says the company.
One of the greatest tools of any Linux or BSD system is the console. There are numerous different shells that go with it as well as graphical interfaces to allow you to make use of it. In this overview we will be covering just one of those applications, namely the KDE "Konsole" graphical console interface application.
You think, text-console programs look boring? Then run them in an environment that looks more interesting.
AKFAvatar can be used as a wrapper for text-console programs.
It can be used to make simple demos and much more…
In my large list of console applications to mention, I have two or three games, plus a pack of classic games that are worth revisiting. But so long as I am looking over console goodies, it would be a shame to leave them out.