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

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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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Executing symbolic link to exe - “The specified path does not exist”

When trying to execute a symbolic link which points to an exe file (on Windows 7), the "Open with" windows appears. When renaming it to a ".exe" file, it says "The specified path does not exist. Check ...
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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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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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Does there have a tool for collecting lua error logs and analyze them? [closed]

I have an ios app using lua as primary language. When lua report errors, the app does not really crash, so error logs can't be reported to tools like crashlytics\crittercism\flurry. So question, ...
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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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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 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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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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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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Auto-close unused applications in OS X

I am a software programmer and I almost never reset or shut down my Apple computer. Over time, I open a lot of windows, and I don't close them, because I am focused on doing other things. I was ...
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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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Application to automatically switch between two applications in Windows

Does an application exist that will cause the computer to switch (bring in to focus) between two different applications, on a timer? This is for Windows 7. I need this for a screen that will display ...
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Hide Windows 8.1 apps from All apps screen

I am using Windows 8.1 now and I have some installed apps that I don't want my children to use. When I was using Windows 8, I had no problem when I wanted to hide apps because all installed apps ...
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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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Do chrome desktop apps use the proxy?

I have the chrome browser on my linux laptop, and Chrome starting supporting web apps that can run on your desktop, instead of in the browser. So in my browser I configured a proxy, which is working ...
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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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Windows 8.1 WindowsApps Folder Permissions

I read some threads about people who were able to modify metro apps files (WindowsApps dir) on Windows 8. However, I cannot do this on Windows 8.1. I am an administrator and even when I take the ...
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Cisco Packet Tracer: Closing a Telnet session manually

How do I escape a Telnet session in Cisco's Packet Tracer 6.1.1, when I'm connected from an end-device such as PC-PT or Laptop-PT to a Server-PT device? For instance, telnet 192.168.0.1 80. I'm using ...
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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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WinMerge and Diffmerge

I prefer Winmerge to Diffmerge. But the one thing I envy is diffmerge's folder diff feature. Diffmerge shows, for complecate folders and subfolders, only different files(not folders). Winmerge shows ...
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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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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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How do I delete the Chrome App Launcher?

I'm running OSX 10.8.5 and I can't figure out how to get rid of the Chrome App Launcher. In launchpad when I long click on it and things begin to wiggle there's no X for me to click to delete it. ...
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Screencast several application windows at once in Microsoft Windows [closed]

I have several (20+) applications running on a Microsoft Windows PC. What I would like is a solution that allows me to broadcast the window of each application in a webpage, in readonly mode (there's ...
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Is there a way to password protect a windows application on Windows 7 without changing the exe?

I want to password-protect a few applications (not just files/folders) on Windows 7, such that, there is no change to the protected application's .exe file itself. Since the .exe files can't be ...
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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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How do i open multiple browsers or .exe in windows at same time?

When I come to office in each morning, to get started I have to open eclipse, Mozilla, Outlook, etc. Can I make script or an file which contains .exe path of above programs and once I run it, it ...
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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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How to remove an account from Mail app in windows 8?

I added my Outlook mail account and Gmail account to the Mail app of Windows 8. Now I want want to remove one of those account from the app. How do I do that ? I searched every where but there if no ...
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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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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 can I see the source code of installed Firefox OS apps?

How can I see the files and the source code of installed apps? For packaged apps I’d expect to be able to see all files (HTML, CSS, JS, images etc.), for hosted apps I’d expect to be able to see the ...
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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 ...