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Shell mode

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Information noteWarning: This feature has been removed from Talend Administration Center 8.0 onwards. For more information, see Operating modes in Talend Studio User Guide.
In Shell mode, you can enter the CommandLine commands once and then only have to enter CommandLine's own keywords without having to restart CommandLine each time.

To launch CommandLine in shell mode on Linux,


  1. Switch to the CommandLine directory.
  2. Enter the following command to switch to Shell mode:
    ./Talend-Studio-linux-gtk-x86 -nosplash -application org.talend.commandline.CommandLine
    -consoleLog -data commandline-workspace shell
  3. Now, enter your CommandLine command, for example:
    initRemote -ul a@b.c -up mypassword
    Make sure you have entered correct user credentials. If the credential information is correct, it will be saved automatically and be reused during project logon. Otherwise, some error information will be prompted.
  4. When the output of the above command is returned by the CommandLine, enter the command:
    Information noteWarning: To access the help that lists all the valid commands, you can start CommandLine in standalone mode and run the help command. The most complete help is provided by CommandLine in standalone mode, since in standalone mode you can execute CommandLine in shell or server mode.

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