Besure to run console-ipp-defaults to setup the default rc file.

jhoblitt@rma ~/bar $ svn co http://svn.pan-starrs.ifa.hawaii.edu/repo/ipp/trunk/console console
A    console/LICENSE
A    console/t
A    console/t/00_distribution.t
A    console/t/01_load.t
A    console/Todo
A    console/MANIFEST
A    console/lib
A    console/lib/Console.pm
A    console/scripts
A    console/scripts/console
A    console/scripts/console-config
A    console/scripts/console-ipp-defaults
A    console/Changes
A    console/Build.PL
A    console/README
Checked out revision 24618.
jhoblitt@rma ~/bar $ cd console/
jhoblitt@rma ~/bar/console $ perl Build.PL 
Checking whether your kit is complete...
WARNING: the following files are missing in your kit:
        Makefile.PL
Please inform the author.

Checking prerequisites...
Looks good

Creating new 'Build' script for 'console' version '0.01'
jhoblitt@rma ~/bar/console $ sudo ./Build install
Copying lib/Console.pm -> blib/lib/Console.pm
Copying scripts/console-ipp-defaults -> blib/script/console-ipp-defaults
Copying scripts/console-config -> blib/script/console-config
Copying scripts/console -> blib/script/console
Manifying blib/script/console-ipp-defaults -> blib/bindoc/console-ipp-defaults.1
Manifying blib/script/console-config -> blib/bindoc/console-config.1
Manifying blib/script/console -> blib/bindoc/console.1
Manifying blib/lib/Console.pm -> blib/libdoc/Console.3pm
Skipping /usr/share/man/man1/console-ipp-defaults.1 (unchanged)
Skipping /usr/share/man/man1/console-config.1 (unchanged)
Skipping /usr/share/man/man1/console.1 (unchanged)
Skipping /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8/Console.pm (unchanged)
Skipping /usr/share/man/man3/Console.3pm (unchanged)
Installing /usr/bin/console-ipp-defaults
Skipping /usr/bin/console-config (unchanged)
Skipping /usr/bin/console (unchanged)
Writing /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8/i686-linux/auto/console/.packlist
jhoblitt@rma ~/bar/console $ console-ipp-defaults 
jhoblitt@rma ~/bar/console $ console --user root -v ipp053
ssh root:ipp053@cab7con.ipp.ifa.hawaii.edu
Password: 


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