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GIMP Close edited image without asking for confirmation

I was able to disable the confirmation dialog when closing an image. I successfully did so at a previous version of GIMP but apparently an update to GIMP 2.8.14 (on Arch Linux) disabled it and I can't ...
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Shell script: ssh to remote machine, then exit: 'exit' does not work

I have a shell script of the following type: #!/bin/bash ssh mylogin@myremotemachine.com echo "Hi" exit I run it locally to do something on a remote server (represented by 'echo "Hi"'). However, ...
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how to kill a node server via ant script in mac osx

In windows we can use <target name="stopnode" description="Stops all instances of node"> <exec executable="taskkill"> <arg value="/IM"/> <arg ...
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How to end unix app using terminal script

I'm piggybacking on this post: How do I close an OS X application from the command line using a alias defined in my .bash_profile? I am trying this to close a unix executable. But it doesn't work. ...
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Does Tor need more Relay node or Exit nodes? [closed]

If I have free bandwidth, am I better off sharing as a relay node or exit node? Trying to help the Tor network
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How to escape MySQL command prompt

I have installed MySQL. Now I am stuck inside the MySQL command prompt. I ran MySQL like this: C:\>mysql.exe mysql> Then I type in some invalid command like this: mysql> /version ...
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When I grep no particular file the terminal stops working

I'm learning how to use the shell. In playing around with some basic commands I encountered an issue. This is pretty basic stuff and I apologize if that upsets some folk. On my desktop there exists a ...
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Why would Firefox put anything in the clipboard on exit?

I have an Autohotkey script that gets triggered whenever image data (not text or other data types) is copied to the clipboard. When I close Firefox, the script gets triggered. This doesn't make any ...
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Vista 64x Window Mail won't close the WinMail.exe process when exiting

I've been running Windows Mail fine on my Windows Vista 64 computer for several years. A few days ago, for no apparent reason, it began failing to stop its WinMail.exe process whenever I'd exit the ...
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Windows “Exit Explorer” option missing

I'm looking to "Gracefully Exit/Terminate" Windows Explorer either from the UI or possibly command line. There are many articles on the web which explain how to do this in various versions of Windows ...
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exit code 128, what's the reason?

As per definition exit code 128 means 'invalid exit argument'. But i always get 255 (Exit status out of range) in case argument is invalid like float number. Is this the proprietary implementation ...
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How can I execute a shell script without exit? (Mac OS X)

I'm making a shortcut icon on my Dock which opens a terminal window with some preconfigured environment variables. I made a script and dragged it into my Dock. It runs well, however it exits ...
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Pipe grep exit code away

When I need to suppress some kind of output e.g. foo | grep -v bar But foo gives sometimes only: bar bar bar... grep will return -1. How do I transform the exit code 1 to 0?
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How do I close the Terminal in OSX from the command line?

Why doesn't "exit" close a Terminal.app window on Mac OS X? $ exit logout [Process completed] Is there a way to close the window without using the mouse?