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Access server via URL or web application

I have 2 queries listed below. 1) Is it possible to execute a command in server via a URL (HTML or JSP). examples: find hostname - http://123.456.789.1/hostname.(jsp or html) HOSTNAME ls -ltr - ...
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Changing Memory Options for Vuze/Azureus in linux

How can I change the memory size used by the application Vuze/Azureus in linux? I have this, but I can't figure out the max I can set it to, and after I set it, the error(memory error) tells me that ...
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Graphing application(s) for Linux? [closed]

What are some graphing applications in Linux? I've used R, but for small simple amounts of data I'd prefer not having to use R; is there a GUI, or a CLI tool that can generate graph images from data? ...
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1answer
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Backup apps on Linux after a certain date

Is there a way to back up applications installed after a certain point in time? Example : I would like to back up all the applications that have been installed within the last month. Is this ...
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Is the Windows kernel considered an “application”?

If it is true that all Windows files with the ".exe" file extension are considered "applications", is NTOSKRNL.exe, the Windows kernel, an "application", or is this an exception to the rule? What ...
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In Ubuntu Linux: Pass the clipboard content as parameter to some application

Is there a tool which can pass the content of the clipboard as parameter to some application? For example I would use it like this: (1) In a text editor or whatever, for example I could highlight ...
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1answer
356 views

Linux: execute given command when file/directory changes?

I'm aware about inotifywait/inotifywatch from inotify-tools, about entr (http://entrproject.org/) and that dozen of shell scripts around, but they are not what I need. What I need is something ...
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How to reduce lag on a server?

I have an application client that connects to our server. Our customers download it and use, but some of them are getting bad lag spikes. Server seems to be running pretty fine, but the problem ...
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Set DPI of individual applications in Linux

In order to test a Qt application I'm working on I need to run it with various DPI settings to see how it looks. I can change the DPI settings globally in a couple of ways (Appearance->Fonts or ...
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Looking for Linux text editor

I'm looking for VIM replacement. My key points are: Extensible in sane language (such as Python, Ruby, or even Lua, after vimscript everything will do). Also GUI part should be extensible too, so no ...
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Todo/task manager for android and desktop linux [closed]

I'm looking forward to Task/ToDo Manager. It should work under Android, Linux(or Web). If it's very cool, one of them is OK too, Android is preferable in this situation. Necessary features: Russian ...
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2answers
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Location of installation files in Windows vs Linux

In Windows I can install software, say MySQL. Its installation files are in a unique folder for that application. But in Linux, if we install it, its installation files are in different folders, such ...
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1answer
661 views

Can I show an analog clock in Linux terminal?

I know that by Linux tmux I can show a digital clock in terminal. But how to show an analog clock in termianl? Is it possible? Thanks!
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App for text and image pop-up

Does anyone know any application for Linux which is simply for popping-up images and text on the screen, whereas interval/duration/position of the images/text are customizable?
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Recursive extracting of tree structure of included text file documents from command line?

I often find myself needing this: Say you have a test.c file; it includes other files, say: #include <stdio.h> #include "mylib.h" #include "../mylib_extra.h" #include "../mylib_bonus.h" ... ...
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1answer
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How to assign pre- and post-launch actions for applications?

Is there any way to automatically assign pre- and post-launch actions to applications in Linux? Exaple scanario: When I launch Virtualbox, vboxdrv is loaded transparently; when I close Virtualbox, ...
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1answer
289 views

Using a Windows application from Fedora Linux

When I use Fedora, sometimes I feel the need to run applications installed on Windows 7. I have dual booted Windows and Fedora. Is there any application that can run a Windows application from ...
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A “quick” vector editor (SVG) for Linux (for annotating images?)

I often need to take a bitmap (.png) image, and draw some lines or text on top of it, and possibly export a new, thusly "annotated" image. I know I can basically do all this in inkscape - but ...
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1answer
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What's the oldest supported program for Linux? [closed]

How far back does Linux's backwards compatibility extend?
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Is there any good desktop/application or command line tool to show two different timezone concurrently?

I want to find a desktop application or command line tool to show two different timezone concurrently under LINUX. Anyone knows there are such application? Say i want to know the time at london and ...
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2answers
967 views

Is it possible to stream windows applications to Linux via VNC?

Is it possible to stream windows applications to Linux via VNC? Need only some apps not a whole desktop.
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870 views

Where is a typical Linux program installed

I mean not just the binary, but its libraries, config files and data (strictly speaking all files). Also when I download a package where is it best to extract it. If I move these files will the app be ...