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How do I set up vmplayer to run in background under Linux?

I have a database that runs under vmware. I need to set up the vm on a remote linux server. Currently I reach the server through ssh (putty). I would like to set up the vmplayer to run the ...
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BSPlayer stops playing after some time [migrated]

I have the BSPlayer Free for Android. When I have a playlist playing and switch to another app, or lock the phone, the music keeps playing for about a minutes and then stops. How do I change that so ...
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Changing desktop background depending on the time of day via script Windows 8.1

Hello it is my first time using this website so I hope I am not asking the question in wrong format. Anyways, as the title says I have a similar problem to a thread that was answered a while ago that ...
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How to run a bash on a server in background?

I want to run a bash script on a server in background? I know I can use ssh to run a script, but the script may last for a long time, so can I run it in background? If so, how to do this?
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How to set a custom background image in ConEmu?

I'm trying to set a custom background in my ConEmu console and I'm a bit puzzled as to the settings I need. The documentation mentions a number of Windows registry entries but it isn't clear to me ...
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G105 Keyboard, script to control backlight (Win8)

I have stumbled into kind of an unusual problem. I have a logitech g105 keyboard with backlighting (pictured below). It's a nice keyboard and I'm quite happy with it. The software provided by ...
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How can I execute a command and immediately quit the terminal?

It should be pretty clear what I'm trying to do: original script.sh: select blah in foo bar oof rab do cmd $blah break done Pretty basic stuff. The problem arises when I try the following: ...
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Coloring a row in OneNote

I saw the thread regarding coloring a table row in OneNote, and as I was trying to do the exact same thing to no avail, I Googled my way to superuser. I found out that there's no way to color a row ...
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List/Record of Online Photos Used - John's Background Switcher

Regarding the program John's Background Switcher, where can I find links to or a record of all the pictures automatically selected and then used as the desktop background, such as those taken from ...
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How can I put NASA's live stream as background for Windows 7? [duplicate]

Title says it all, this is the link to the stream. I was wondering too if you guys have any idea how could I use it for two monitors. Thank you very much! :)
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Different background colors for different file types in notepadd++ [duplicate]

Is there a way to have different background colors, or different themes for different file types or programming languages in notepad++? For example I want to have a dark theme when I have a C++ code ...
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How to change the background color of an image?

This is the front page of my project. As you can see there is an image and a label 'C-MARK CALCULATOR'. I want to make the white portion of the image to black, that is the background color of the ...
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Windows 8 Metro background audio stopped working

Inexplicably, almost all of my Metro music apps that previously worked in the background now fail to play background audio at all. This includes MediaMonkey, Hyper for YouTube, VLC for Windows 8, and ...
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Aptana 3 : Remove whitespace background highlight/color

I'm trying to remove the background color of whitespaces which is affecting the readability of the code. Attaching screenshot to better express my point: The regions pointed by the arrows are the ...
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Background color of link hover statusbar in Google Chrome

I recently intalled the latest version of Chrome and noticed that the background color of the link hover status bar goes from black to lightgray everytime it is created. Can this be changed so the ...
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Can't set different backgrounds on triple monitor windows 8.1 rig

Title says it all. I'm currently using a windows 8.1 PRO self built gaming computer with three monitors. middle is a 45" 1920x1080 60hz and the two side ones are 900x1440 (portrait) 19" monitors. ...
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MS excel image background for every page

Is there a way, how to get an image background for every page in my sheet? When I set margin to 0, put an image as background in header and scale it correctly, everything seems fine, but when I want ...
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How do I change font and background for outgoing emails in mozilla thunderbird windows 7

I am trying to change my font colour in mozilla thunderbird, version 24.2.0 on Windows 7. The font stays black. I also can not manage to change the background to a colour, and incoming coloured emails ...
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Open VLC in background

I have a program that opens VLC to play a sound, but I don't want that other people see the VLC player, since I mirror my screen on a TV. Is it possible that I can make VLC open in background or ...
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Different background sizes on different monitors

I have 2 monitors, one 1920x1080 and one 1280x1024, is there a way to have my background to be strechted on my main monitor (1920x1080) and stretched on my other one so it fits completely on it. (I ...
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How to create eps with transparent background?

I like to create an .eps file with a transparent background. I tried Gimp and InkScape but it looks like I haven't been successful. Is the a special trick for this or is my software just not capable ...
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How to define multi-page background in Visio?

I'm using Visio for drawing process models and define backgrounds for my normales pages. The processes are very large and extend the page to multiple pages (vertically and horizontally). The ...
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How to set the start background of X

When our linux system starts I would like to change the background of X to either a bitmap a solid colour (red) but using only configuration files. We use a pretty stripped down version of a ...
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Windows 8.1 start screen backgrounds file location

In Windows 8, the start screen backgrounds used to be in the imageres.dll file, but as of 8.1 they're not. Does anyone know where the start screen backgrounds are housed in Windows 8.1? If not, is ...
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mutt with imap occasionally fails to send an email - where does it go (where is the “background” limbo), and what can I do to fix this?

I have started using mutt with IMAP. The SMTP server is a university server and I use zile as my texteditor when composing emails. set smtp_url=smtp://djcm1@smtp.hermes.cam.ac.uk:587/ Roughly one ...
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How to set a page to be the background of another page in Microsoft Visio 2010?

As in cacoo.com, I want to set the background of Page-1 to be the content of Page-2 as in below snapshot. Is it possible in Microsoft Visio 2010?
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Desktop Background changing issues

My desktop background doesn't change, it seems that the ease of access option "remove background image (if possible)" is always checked, even after I uncheck it, it resets to checked, I managed to ...
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Windows 8.1 extended desktop background after login

I have updated Win 8 to 8.1. I have set desktop background to show in metro UI (start screen). I have extended desktop and on the second monitor after login I have only blue screen After going to ...
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Second monitor's display is enlarged

My second monitor's desktop background has suddenly become magnified upon restart. (Any photo I select is 'overcropped' so it shows only the center of the photo.) The primary computer's background is ...
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Emacs opens in the background

When I open emacs from iterm, it opens in the background. How do I make it the active window when it opens?
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Is there anyway to prevent a background process from hijacking the foreground and accidentally recieving input?

It has happened on a number of occasions I'm running something in the background which suddenly comes to the foreground as I am typing and I don't know the selection I just made. Is there anyway to ...
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Wallpaper slideshow not available in Windows 7 Home Basic

I have Windows 7 Home Basic. I want to set up wallpaper slideshow (when desktop background images change every X seconds). But when I open the wallpaper menu there are no ticks near single wallpapers, ...
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How do I contain my posts? [closed]

Forgive me, but I'm not very experienced with all this. I'm currently trying to edit a Tumblr theme. I have a fixed background and header, but I want the content to disappear at a certain height, or ...
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Photoshop background cancellation/phasing removal?

Lets say I have a picture like this: pic one And an original pic: original Is it possible to remove the background by sort of cancelling the background out or phasing it out since and remain with ...
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Is there a way for someone to open a file that will change their background? [closed]

This is part of an office prank where we change each other's backgrounds when we forget to lock our computer and we walk away (for security reasons of course) and one of our co-workers has been ...
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Extend title background to page edge in Microsoft Word 2010

How can I achieve an effect like the following using Microsoft Word 2010? I want the gray background to extend till the edge for every title but I can't achieve this.
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How to make the about:blank page black or any other color in Firefox?

Is there a built-in way in Firefox to blacken or to colour the about:blank page? Will I maybe save some energy by doing so?
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Launching programs remotely via SSH on Windows 7

I've installed freeSSHd server on Windows 7. It works fine but when I try launching any graphical executables via SSH (e.g. "C:\Program Files\GIMP 2\bin\gimp-2.8.exe" or start /d "C:\Program ...
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IE - New Tab appearing with black background

I don't remember exactly what I customized/personalized in my system. The problem now is that the 'New Tab' in IE 10 is appearing with a black background as shown below: How do I revert back/fix ...
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Execute command after seconds (without sleep)

How can I run a command after X seconds without sleep. Or with sleep but without the shell just wait for the response of that command? I use this but it not work sleep 5 ; ls > a.txt I need to ...
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Python program starting on start-up?

I want to make a python program run on startup and stay running in the backgorund in a manner that would allow me to access it at any time? I found some articles on how to make it run in the ...
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How to force copy/move dialog in Windows 8 to be always launched in the foreground?

When I copy or move files in Windows 8, the copy/move dialog is sometimes launched in the foreground and sometimes in the background of other open file explorer windows. I have found out that: The ...
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Where is the dock background image located in OSX?

Just so you know, I have seen the other similar posts, like this. Anyway, do you know where the background image is located in OSX Mountain Lion? Or at least a way to change the dock background ...
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Is it possible to change the background color of the tmux pane or window?

I would like different panes to appear in different background colors in my tmux session. Is this possible?
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OpenOffice Calc: Cell Background/Border Color

I am trying to create a spreadsheet with colored cell backgrounds. But I encountered this strange bug, where the background of a cell is bigger than the shown border, so coloring a cell will actually ...
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How do I change the background color in Chrome?

The background color on some web pates is light gray. Makes it difficult for me to read the page. I want to change the background color to white. I use the Chrome browser. How do I do this?
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Background from terminal emulator to Openbox session

Is there any way to run a command from a terminal emulator in Openbox, so that Openbox would own the process, rather than the terminal? So that I could launch a program from a terminal emulator that ...
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How can I run an .app as a desktop background/fake it?

I'm using OSX 10.8.2 and I've been playing around with desktop background .plist files trying to run an app (specifically launchpad.app) on the desktop (replacing the usual background image) - it's ...
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How to change the background colour on Windows 8?

I have Windows 8, and the background is very white. Since I am dyslexic, I find this hard. One of the things that I could do was change the white background in the Personalisation options to a colour ...
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Website as background on linux

Is there some way to set a website as a background? I would like it to behave just like a wallpaper (links should not be "clickable"), but it should refresh every x minutes automatically. My DE is ...