Applications refer to computer or web-based software that enable a user to complete a specific task or activity.

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How to run Python script in a terminal window by double clicking it?

I am running OSX, and I am making an app that has a Python program in the Resources folder, the Bash script calls the Python script to run when the app is launched. The script is in the MacOS folder ...
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Repository/Catalog for Free/Open Applications [on hold]

Is there a reputable online source for free (in the GNU sense of the term; as in freedom) and open source applications? Looking for application recommendations on various platforms (ios, android, ...
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Windows 10 Problems: Applications don't show in Volume Mixer

So I just upgraded to Windows 10 from the Windows 8.1 ... and I noticed that the Volume Mixer just turns up and down for everything in general. I want to be able to turn down Chrome's sound and ...
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Adjust window resize in mac for Evernote

I've been following this guide to edit the window resizing of nib files but I can't find which file to edit. How can I edit the user interfaces of Mac OS X programs? Ideally, I would have my notes ...
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Can you make an PC App (shell) out of a browser based application?

I have several cloud based applications that run on a browser. I want to make it seem/feel like a real application installed on my PC, separate from browser, tabs, and all that, and perhaps an option ...
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Is it possible to run multiple instances of OBS on Mac OS X?

I've read that using the -multi command will allow you to open multiple instances of OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) simultaneously. I tried adding the parameter via the command line, but it only ...
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Windows app to use bluetooth capable pc as keyboard input for iPhone [closed]

Looking for a windows based app that would allow me to use my laptop's native keyboard (and/or usb keyboard) as an input to an iPhone (but also interested in android phone) over bluetooth. Same idea ...
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Getting “Application Defined or Object Defined” error '1004"

So I was trying to copy data from different sheet and paste on current and I am getting this error: "Application Defined or Object Defined" error '1004" Can someone help me with this ? Option ...
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How to change Info.plist in a signed package?

I want to change a flag in the Info.plist of a signed OSX app (specifically I just want to set Application is agent (UIElement) = true so that it doesn't show up in the dock). First, it won't let me ...
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Running Chrome apps without Chrome installed

This may sound paranoid, but I have this thing about installing Google Chrome. I don't trust Google far enough to see my web browsing habits as well. However, I really want to use the desktop Hangouts ...
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alternative to Windows Dialer.exe?

Can anybody recommend an alternative to Windows Dialer.exe ? (The windows 8 desktop TAPI program for ISDN phones). One of my colleagues is having trouble viewing the small print on it... So I want to ...
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Windows 10 apps and CPU usage

I upgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10, and the apps executable files are lining up in my CPU and causing a lot of lag. I keep having to close down my computer and restart it to clear things, and ...
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Opening Windows store apps with script

I'm trying to open hulu plus with a script and it's not working. I was able to open netflix using start netflix:. This doesn't seem to work with Hulu. Also tried opening explorer and type Hulu plus:// ...
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Windows 10 - App store update history

My Windows 10 apps update automatically. I prefer this. Is there a way to see the history of what apps were updated, and on what dates? OR at least the most recent ones that were updated? Is there a ...
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How to see what application is running from a particular memory address?

I upgraded to Windows 10 recently and I'm getting an NBCore.exe exception box that pops up that says: The exception unknown software exception 0x40000015 occurred in the application at location ...
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Detect application crash based on app user's name

been trying to create script to detect user's application crash. (Assume the computer is used by multiple users) so far only managed to come out below code to query the application (based on user ...
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How do you forcefully remove apps in Windows 10?

How can I remove apps that don't seem to allow uninstall - like XBox and Groove? When selected in "Add/Remove Programs" / "Apps & Features" - the option to Uninstall is grayed out: like this ...
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Synaptics Touchpad: Can Edge Swipe Run Apps?

Some of you people will know about the Synaptics Touchpad as its a part of your laptop. There is a thing called "Edge swipe" that allows you to open a charms bar or switch between apps. I would like ...
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Why there is a difference between values of network statistics in different OSX apps?

Since my internet connection has a very very low bandwidth (read: maximum download around 20KB/s), I'm monitoring my network usage to supervise and manage my mac's network usage. I've installed both ...
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Running duplicati as admin on a domain network to backup client outlook files

I'm trying to run duplicati on workstations connected to a domain. It is nearly difficult to run the application on workstations as an admin since the UAC prompts for admin password no matter how hard ...
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In Windows, how can I get a list of all installed programs via script?

I'm trying to figure out how to get a list of all installed applications using a script. My O/S is Windows 7 x64. I've found several purported mechanisms to generate a list of installed ...
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Windows 7: Block an entire folder from accessing the internet (outbound)

Every time I need to block an application from accessing the internet I do so by creating a rule (firewall) for a specific EXE file (or other). Usually there are multiple programs in one folder and ...
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Xbox Labelled Apps on Windows 8.1 App store

Many games in the Windows app store are labelled Xbox. Do they work on 8.1 Windows PC ?
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Where are the downloaded apps on Windows 8?

I have a new Windows 8 machine and I can't locate the apps I have downloaded from the store.
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Flip through all the instances of all the applications running - mac

Got my first Mac couple of days ago and I may be missing something.. Usually need to I open couple of instances of the same application: couple of IDE's for different projects, couple of Chrome ...
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App / Program / Web Service to manage multiple social networking accounts from one place

Is there a service / app that is to social media, what Slack is to development / start up management & communication? Specifically I would like to be able to control / manage - at least be able ...
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Some applications can't run when run as root on Yosemite

I deleted App Store on my Macbook, and reinstalled it using the Combo Updater 10.6.6. Now, when I run it, it starts dancing in the dock briefly and then just disappears, and doesn't run any more. I ...
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How can I hang an application?

I want to hang a Windows application (exe) for testing purposes. The goal is to see the (Not responding) status in the Task Manager.
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OS X 10.5.8 Default Apps Phoning Home

I was curious about OS X 10.5.8 Default Apps Phoning Home? Such as TextEdit, Calculator and Finder. Why would these Apps want/need to make an online connection every time I use them? Is this normal ...
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Metro Apps crashing Windows 8 - corrupt windows files?

I have Windows 8. (Not 8.1) Metro apps won't open, i.e. Mail, Photos, Weather, Games, Sport, Bing, Travel, Skype... Windows Store works until installing an app, to which I get the error message ...
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How do I search for multiple terms in ResophNotes?

How can I search for two or three words in resophnotes, such as "Perfect Blue"? I've tried putting them in quotes google style, I tried AND, and &&, but it keeps finding all the irrelevant ...
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The application “SomeApp.app” can’t be opened

Problem: after downloading an application in OS X Yosemite (10.10.x) trying to open the application (either from the command-line or by double-clicking the application) produces an "The application ...
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How can I track when certain applications are used?

I would like to record when certain applications are used. For example, if Firefox is opened, I would like to record the system time that this action took place. How can I do this? I've perused my ...
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Firefox becomes unkillable, waiting on AFD driver, any suggestions?

Is anyone else having this problem? Both Skype and Firefox are freezing and becoming unkillable due to "\Driver\AFD". I'll open Firefox and it won't work, it just sits there, "Connecting...", then ...
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Applocker Exceptions issue with Photoshop Droplets

I have Applocker configured (GPO) to block .exe files from executing on %OSDRIVE%/* unless they live in %PROGRAMFILES%* and %WINDIR%*. This prevents users from running self-executing applications, ...
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How do I change Adobe Acrobat background?

How do I change the default adobe Acrobat's background ? I want to put it from disgusting dark-gray to beautiful and masterful pure white, is it ? I don't talk about the page's background but I'm ...
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How to uninstall an App from Word 2013?

Word 2013 lets you install apps from the Office app store, which you can access from the Insert / Apps / My Apps menu. Being too curious, I did not make a proper research on this feature before ...
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ALT-TAB showing program with blank name

A program seems to appearing on my desktop; I don't know the related process. But it appears as a blank box, on my desktop. It also appears with in the Alt+Tab, without a "name". I want to try ...
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Is it safe to move system applications like Preview in OS X?

I'd like to move a bunch of applications from /Applications/ to /Applications/Preinstalled/ like Preview, Mail, etc. OS X complains that I can't do this: “Preview” can’t be modified or deleted ...
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Can I install a Windows 8.1 desktop software (exe file) on Pipo W4 (Windows 8.1) tablet?

Is it possible to install Windows 8.1 desktop software on Pipo W4? Model PIPO W4 Screen Information 8 inch multi point IPS Capacitive Screen Resolution 1280x800px CPU Intel Z3735G Quad core; ...
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Syncing environment across multiple computers (vocabulary)

I am trying to figure out some ways to, if not solve, make it easier for one user to manage 2 or more computers, and I don't find anything useful. This may be because I am not searching for the right ...
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Mysterious OS X File Extension (bug?)

I'm coming over from stack overflow since my question isn't programming orientated. I Hope I am in the right Exchange Platform now ;) Ok, let's get started. I know that OS X uses the Launch ...
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Unable to launch the Java application Strados2

I am running a Toshiba Windows 8.1 and I have Java Version 8 Update 25 and I’m trying to open Strados2, a program on a game website found here. However, when I try to run Strados2 it says Unable ...
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Google Chrome not working on Windows. IE-tab with-in Chrome and Chrome App work

OK, I recently have been having issues with Google Chrome on my laptop computer. Last night I could not get Chrome to work at all at home. I figured it was just a one-night event; however, today at ...
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Reloading applications from a crashed drive

A friend called today in a state of panic. He had taken his old Windows 7 laptop into Frys and asked them to clone his old drive onto his new SSD drive. They reported to him (I have not seen this ...
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Ubuntu - /usr/bin/p4v.bin: not found

forgive my ignorance here. I’m trying to install P4 Visual Client on my Ubuntu VM. I’ve done: cp <package>/bin/* /usr/bin cp <package>/lib/* /usr/lib chmod +x /usr/bin/p4v When I try to ...
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Set Which Programs to Run on A Startup [duplicate]

Each time I boot up my computer, is it possible to set which applications to run? For example, I want my Google Chrome Browser to automatically start up, and don't want my Skype to start until I ...
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What protocol is used to transfer a message in a HTTP application?

This is from an interview question - http://www.glassdoor.com/Interview/Yelp-Software-Engineering-Intern-Interview-Questions-EI_IE43314.0,4_KO5,32_IP2.htm "protocol used to transfer message in HTTP ...
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Surface 2 tablet: moving apps to sd card triggers errors

I'm trying to move the WindowsApps folder to my SD card on my Surface 2 tablet. It's a 32 Gb model, and already out of storage. As a workaround (Windows RT forces uses to install only on the built-in ...
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Packaging Windows Application with Wine in deb and rpm format

My Question is can I package a Windows application with WINE in .deb and .rpm file ? Just like TeamViewer and Picasa for Linux. I don't have the source code of the application available with me, so ...