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Make recycle bin appear empty in Windows 7

I prefer the appearance of the empty recycle bin to the appearnce of the non-empty recycle bin in Windows 7. In reality, the empty/not empty indicator is about useless (at least for my purposes). ...
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Why the same font looks different on Windows and Ubuntu?

I use Windows, and sometimes I use Ubuntu in a virtual machine. And I'm wondering why the fonts in Ubuntu are so much easier to read? Bellow you can see GEdit with Monospace 12, on Windows 7 (left) ...
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How to customize Foobar2000 icons (including main icon)?

Foobar2000 is a highly customizable player, but is it possible to customize its icons - including its main icon? (I don't hate it, but I might want to change it, especially that multiple portable ...
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How to have bigger text in Windows Explorer only?

I am running Windows 7 with recommended resolution of 1366x768. I am finding the font in explorer really small and painful. If I increase the font size from control panel EVERY software gets an ugly ...
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Correct way to change default font in Windows 8? [duplicate]

I had been enjoying Windows 8 for the last couple of months on my desktop and laptop, but now it seems MS did actually do something really stupid in this OS that bothers me. You can't change the ...
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Change style of about:newtab in firefox (margins)

Styles added by extension "Stylish" are overridden by default ones, C:\Users\Bulwersator\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\.default\chrome\userChrome.css with @namespace ...
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“Show window contents while dragging” keeps getting disabled

On my Windows 7 Enterprise x64 machine at work, "Show window contents while dragging" regularly gets disabled. I currently have Visual Effects set to "Adjust for best appearance", still, every now ...
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Windows 7 logon UI image files - How to locate and edit them?

I want to change the color of my logon screen picture box - possibly along with other interface elements - in Windows 7.The image I'm talking about is the glossy bluish box surrounding the selected ...
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How to always highlight playing track in Foobar2000 playlist in the Default UI?

In Foobar's default user interface, the current playing track is signaled only by a very discreet arrow - no bold, no highlight, no different color. The only 'highlighting' happens by selecting ...
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How to change toolbar skin in Media Player Classic - Home Cinema?

I am following this link to change toolbar skin of Media Player Classic - Home Cinema but it is not using the new skin. I'm using Windows 8 Pro N and Media Feature Pack is installed. More ...
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How do I change the font size in the root shell on Knoppix running LXDE?

The root shell's font is too small, and I have scoured Google looking for an answer. I can't find the settings for it, or a config file of some sort. I'm using the latest version of Knoppix with ...
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Something weird happening with my Iceweasel tabs

What's going on with my Iceweasel tabs?
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Why isn't Internet Explorer respecting any stylesheets?

This question is not about my own computer, but a shared computer that I sometimes manage. It seems one of the users changed some setting so now every webpage you visit looks just plain wrong. I've ...
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Google Chrome links now appear as crossed out not underlined why?

Since Sunday when I use Google Chrome links now appear as crossed out not underlined why? They still function but I have no clue how this has happened or how to change it back. Is not problem when I ...
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Flat, basic, minimalist window decorations with OpenBox or similar

I am currently customising my netbook's ArchLinux install. I really like the minimalist basic style of things like the ThinMC window borders in Gnome, and the FullFlat Firefox theme. What options are ...
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How to change the X-Windows default border width for all window frames in Ubuntu using Gnome 2.28

Way back from Windows 3.x days to the latest 64bit Windows 7 (classic/standard theme).. there is a way to make the window edge border wider then 1 pixel... I often use 3 to 5 pixel to make it easy to ...
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How do I remove the dashed border on previously selected desktop icon on Windows 7?

Title is very informative in fact. When you select an icon and then click on the desktop, the previously selected icon remains in a non-focused selection mode which consists in it having a ...
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Is there a way to customize the Active/Inactive title bar in Windows 7 with Aero theme?

I use the Windows 7 Aero theme with transparency turned off, and window color Twilight. Occasionally I find myself struggling to tell which window is currently focused, because the active/inactive ...
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Automatically order icons in Mac OSX Snow Leopard

I was wondering, Is there a way to define automatically icon ordering, instead of make right click, order by, XXX. Every time I change a folder content I need to do that. Or change the view.
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gitk looks ugly / doesn't honor theme settings

I'm running Xubuntu, (actually linux mint with xfce on top, but I suppose it's essentially the same thing) I set my appearance theme to (a modified version of) MurrinaStormCloud, but if I run gitk, ...
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Disable Aero zoom effect on Vista?

I'm used to the perceived speed-boost in XP by disabling window animation, and although it is nicer in Vista, it's still a noticeable and pointless lag for the window to be displayed. The same ...