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

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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 ...
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Using Apps on non-iOS devices?

Is there anyway to keep using the apps that I bought, if I no longer have an iOS device? I am wondering if there is some sort iOS simulator on the PC.
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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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Windows 8 Metro App's “Can't Open”

I have installed the Windows 8 consumer preview and all working fine, with the exception of the communication apps (mail, calendar & people). The apps were working during initial installation ...
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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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How does Ubuntu know what programs exist and can be installed?

I typed the following in a terminal $ musique The program 'musique' is currently not installed. You can install it by typing: sudo apt-get install musique So Ubuntu knows that "musique" is a ...
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How to log out from skype app?

I have installed the Skype-App for Windows 8 and a friend logged in first with his account. Now I want to log him out to log in myself with my account but there is no Logout option. I tried to ...
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Mac App to Compile and Reference Keyboard Shortcuts

I'm looking for an application for mac that can allow a user to compile keyboard shortcuts and tab triggers for multiple applications, and reference them on the fly. I'm a developer and many of the ...
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Windows: Automatically restart application when closes

I have a server application that I want to be running whenever the computer is running and usually this is the case, except sometimes I'll find it to have closed by itself. Is there a bat or script I ...
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Why is my Application's Icon grayed out in OS X Lion?

In the Applications folder on OS X I have a few programs that are "grayed out": I tried running Repair Disk Permissions in the Disk Utility but it doesn't fix this. I tried looking at the ...
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Startup program run before Modern UI?

I have a desktop (not Modern UI) program that is set to run at startup using the registry key currentversion\run. I want it to be the very first thing the user sees, however it only pops up once the ...
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Need a Batch Toggle that will Launch/Kill Applications when run.

I have a great batch toggle that will show hidden files when run, then hide hidden files when run again. I am wondering if I can create a similar file that will kill a series of work applications ...
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How to make an Autorun CD/DVD?

How do I burn .exe files to a CD/DVD so that it will give options which one I want to install when the CD is inserted into the CD-ROM and run the applications on the disc automatically?
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Jabref will not start

When trying to start jabref, I see the following error WARN No appenders could be found for logger (org.java.plugin.ObjectFactory). log4j:WARN Please initialize the log4j system properly. Oct 31, ...
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Keyboard shortcut to cycle through programs (rather than just the alt-tab switch)?

This question applies to both Windows and Mac OS X because I intend to use my mouse (Logitech G700) with both of them. The idea is I want one of my configurations to use two of my buttons to switch ...
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Install two different versions of same application on OSX?

A friend of mine is running OSX, and wants to install two versions of World of Warcraft onto the same machine: one being the current official retail version, the second being a much older ("Vanilla") ...
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Capture region of website/etc. to clipboard as image?

I often need to capture a fixed portion of my screen (typically in Chrome) to the clipboard, for posting as a background in a PowerPoint slide. Question Where can I find an extension for Chrome or ...
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What HTML5/CSS3 capable browser to use for “single-app” exposal to public? [closed]

Seeing no activity with this, I think I should ask a little differently. I've been given a task to set up a Linux machine that'd automatically log in and start certain app, ultimately, disabling any ...
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Is it possible for a digitally signed application to be infected by a virus?

I downloaded "java development kit" from my college computer, the computer that I used to download the software was full of virus and malware. I scanned the software with antivirus program the ...
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How can I check if an installed Firefox OS app is hosted or packaged?

An app for Firefox OS can either be hosted or packaged: Hosted means that a copy of the app’s manifest file is installed locally while all other files are hosted online. Packaged means that all ...
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How can I launch single instanced applications multiple times on the same machine without VMWare?

I have a game in which I want to test how many players are able to join a multiplayer game - the problem is that my VMWare machines return "Graphics Hardware not supported on this platform" when I try ...
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Eliminate cause of crash - if rooted on host

Is there a way to pin down the moments (e.g., 15 seconds) just before a program crashes on windows-xp-sp3? It would be interesting to inspect applications and executables and their communication ...