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How can we “persuade” fink, port, & brew to coexist in parallel on OSX Mavericks?

We like to use brew, but it doesn't have a lot of gnome toolset formulae, and we can install a gnome-terminal very quickly with FinkCommander. We've built various parts of gnome from scratch, but ...
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Matching bracket selection on gnome-terminal, like Mac OSX terminal

I have recently fallen for a (non obvious) feature of the Mac OSX terminal: Given a display of some kind of deeply nested text with lots of matching brackets, parenthesis, or quotes (ie. JSON), the ...
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x11 GNOME theme - look and feel of Apple OS X [closed]

I'm using GNOME that came w/: [alexus@wcmisdlin02 Desktop]$ cat /etc/redhat-release Scientific Linux release 6.1 (Carbon) [alexus@wcmisdlin02 Desktop]$ and I was wondering if I can make Apple OS ...
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How to enable the super key when running linux in a virtual machine in OSX

I'm running Linux inside VMware in OSX. I want to use gnome-do. The shortcut key to call it is super+space. But that doesn't work when running inside VMware on OSX. How can I enable to super key to ...
2
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1answer
352 views

How to make GNOME/Ubuntu app switcher behave like OS X wrt applications vs. windows?

I started doing most of my development on my Mac OS X notebook, and I got really used to the keyboard setup. Anyway, specifically, I'd like alt (or super) + tab to switch between apps, not windows, ...
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Is it possible to have a GNOME session without a window manager or panel?

Is it possible to run the GNOME session manager but not have a window manager? It would also be nice to have a panel (or at least a status notification area) that was in a window, rather than a ...
2
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1answer
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Apple shortcuts in Ubuntu

I switch between a Mac and Ubuntu often. On my Ubuntu box, I use an Apple Aluminum keyboard. I'm interested in Apple's "command" key: ⌘.   (I'm not concerned about the hardware control keys.) ...
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Divvy alternatives for linux

Does anyone know of a Linux (Gnome, RHEL5) alternative to the app called "Divvy" for Mac OSX? Specifically, I'm looking for something well-polished and easy to use that can tile, split, move, and ...
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1answer
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In Linux how do I mount a OS-X partition * by name * that is on the same host?

I once used gnome-mount like this gnome-mount -o ro -d /dev/sda2 or gnome-mount -o ro -p "Macintosh HD" But, alas, gnome-mount seems to be no more. RIP. I can do this gvfs-mount -d /dev/sda2 ...
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Mac OS X X11 gnome clients theme

Is there any program to set the theme of x11 gnome applications under Mac OS X? I've installed macports and gnome, but I cant find the gnome-theme-manager that I'm using when under linux.
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Installing Ubuntu 64 bit on Mac using VMWare Fusion 3 Display Issue

I have installed Ubuntu 64 bit on a 2009 Mac Book Pro running Snow Leopard using VMWare Fusion 3. When I start the vm and reach the login screen I enter my user name and password and the progress bar ...
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SSH from mac to linux -> start gnome-session -> X11 keyboard mapping all messed up

I have 2 computers: echo.local is running Ubuntu 9.04. justin.local is running Mac OS 10.6.1. X11 version on the mac is 2.3.4. I open X11 on the mac, and open a new xterm window (Applications Menu ...