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Gmail text highlighting bug in Safari

I have a simple problem. As a Gmail user, I often like to drag tags from the left sidebar and drop them on individual conversations in my inbox. Quite recently, I started encountering something that ...
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Remove new tab and close tab buttons in chrome

I always use ^T to open a new tab, so I have no need for the new tab button. I'd also like to remove the close tab buttons since I always close tabs with ^W.
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Why Google Chrome was not made with native look? [closed]

Google Chrome does not have the native look of the OS that it is running on. For example, it uses a custom scroll bar that does not match the scroll bar of native applications. Why the developers ...
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blank/flashing Windows user interface

I've got a strange behaviour that happens randomly on my Wind 7 64-bits. Basically at random moments, some stuff that uses the Windows UI starts to get blank or flashing. Below there's an image ...
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How can I make it easier to use the mouse to expand column widths?

It seems like anytime I want to click between columns to expand them I end up miss clicking and dragging the column instead of expanding it. I've been told by an old friend that this is because the ...
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Maximized windows stretch behind panel and are partly covered by it

I use KDE 5.17 on Fedora 22. When I maximize a desktop window, its area extends behind the taskbar (the panel) as well - which is quite annoying to me, as I can't access any controls down there. I ...
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Is it possible to add command line arguments or additional applications to Win7 jumplists?

In Win7 SP1, is there a way to add items to jumplists to launch the associated application with different command-line parameters, or even launch other applications? There are a number of tools that ...
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Windows 10 is lagging

My Windows 10 sometimes gets lags. It's most annoying when I'm watching videos (YT/flash/disk - doesn't matter). It's look like a 0,5s screen pause and superfast foward to actual play state. I can ...
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Show shortcuts for actions in Thunar

Is there a way to display the shortcuts in Thunar (or other Xfce stuff), if any? I know that the shortcuts can be specified in file accels.scm. All of them are set to default and commented out so ...
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MSI GS70, Blank or misplaced UI elements after upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1

I just updated my laptop from Windows 10 (not threshold 2) from Windows 8.1. But I noticed the following ui issues happened on some of the software that I use (Blizzard Battle.net app, Last.fm app, ...
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How do I use a different version of openssl?

I have downloaded, compiled, and tested, openssl 1.0.2d. I can use it preferentially in my shell by editing .bash_profile and placing the openssl_x84_64 at the beginning of PATH. I would like to ...
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Multiple users setup for Debian

I'd like to have a cron task that will be launching apps and taking screenshots on Xfce environment and in order not to interfere with that I'd setup another user that will be running with no GUI for ...
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Is there a GUI way to copy a folder's path in MATLAB?

Is there a way to easily copy the name of a folder's full path within MATLAB, from the MATLAB folder window, into a MATLAB script or command window? Dragging with mouse would be very nice, but I ...
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Install browser on Fully Automated Nagios

After installing and using Fully Automated Nagios I am wondering how to install a browser. Right now I only have access to cli. Fully automated nagios is build on centos, but doesn't have the gui ...
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Need a simple GUI in AutoHotkey script

I am very new to programming and I have a very simple code that I made for a game to not let me go afk (yes, I know there are easier ways). If anyone would be kind enough I would like a VERY simple ...
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I am not able to go to the graphical mode in linux redhat 7

I am not able access the graphical mode directly in redhat 7 as every time is as i every time it boot directly into terminal and for GUI mode, had to start it with startx command. so could you help ...
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Get VM GUI on a core server via VNC

I have a linux server without GUI running several Windows 7 VMs. I would like to view the screen of the VMs. Is it possible to connect to the linux server with a desktop computer in order to display ...
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Can you run a GUI on a google app engine Debian 7 server?

I've set up a vm server with google app engine. The machine type is n1-standard-1(more info) and the OS is Debian 7. What I want to do is have some kind of GUI. Is it possible? How can you do it? I ...
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How to unfocus a file using keyboard on Windows? [duplicate]

This is my folder: This is how it looks like when I press the menu key on my keyboard just after opening the folder: As you can see above, it is the same menu that we get when we right click the ...
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Remove dark background of application switcher

I'd like to remove the dark background from the application switcher, ie this one: I'd like to have only app icons, like cDock: I know you can kill off the annoying volume overlay by brute ...
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Is there a way to make an application stay in the front of the GUI?

I'm running OSX Yosemite. What I would like to do is watch a video while I navigate through my other active applications. Is there a way to bring the video, open in Google Chrome, to the front of all ...
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Edit/remake oxygen style (KDE)

I want to know, if is possible to make own fork of oxygen style (engine) and modify it, or make own GUI engine from scratch (for KDE). I don't mean a desktop theme, but whole GUI engine, such as ...
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How can I set unscaled HiDPI mode on VirtualBox command line?

VirtualBox 5 has support for "unscaled HiDPI output" via the machine|settings|display dialog. However, I can't find a matching modifyvm option in the manual. How do I set this from the command line? ...
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Inverse colors in all aplications running on Linux

Is it possible to change white background to black and black text to white but for all applications running on Linux including firefox, pidgin, text editor etc. ? It would be fine if it is possible ...
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Having problems with the GUI on ubuntu gnome 15.04. Linux responds, but the GUI does not

For some reason, whenever I try to install ubuntu gnome 15.04 on my computer (specs listed below) It boots, I can get to the gnome login screen, and I can log in. But after I log in, it brings me to a ...
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Why openvpn GUI client doesnt start after hybernation on win 7?

After hybernation, im trying to connect to ovpn, clicking for that on "connect" in context menu of openvpn GUI, than GUI becom yellow collor and stuck in this point. Logs are empty. OS Win 7. How to ...
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Best way to implement a GUI under Debian Linux [closed]

I'm currently using Bacula backup software under Debian Linux, all is good except the fact that it doesn't come up with a GUI. I had a look at all existing GUI out there, but none of them is what I ...
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How to group windows during switching?

I like how different windows of the same program are grouped on a taskbar in Windows 7. It's very handy when you need to have many windows opened in the same time. But in a pane which appears during ...
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How to stop control/focus leaving the terminal when I start a GUI application

I have a Ruby script that launches Image viewer (eog) based on certain keyevents from the user. However Focus leaves the terminal(cursor stops blinking) when the first input is given. Until I click ...
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Access (menu) items that are not shown in Firefox New menu button

As all know, the new firefox has a new interface(a nice one,at least to me), it has got a three-lined button to open the menu as shown in the picture below: When the Customise button is clicked , ...
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Tear off tabs in GVIM just like chrome or firefox

Is there a way to move tabs to a different instance of GVIM? I'm looking for something similar to how most web browsers function. When you drag a tab out of its current window, it either creates a new ...
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How to connect remote machine using CLI

I want to connect one of my Windows/Linux machines remotely via CLI(command-line interface). I can login into the remote machine with team viewer(GUI). Is there any software that help me to create a ...
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How to specify ssh key for use with Gigolo for temporary session?

I can't determine any way to specify an identity key file in gigolo. I have had success using ssh config to associate a keyfile with a name and connect to that name with gigolo, however this is too ...
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How to customize a WM

I am looking to build my own GUI for suseLinux, and after digging around on how to customize a Desktop Enviroment (DE) I discovered I want to customize an alredy existing Window Manager... For example ...
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Is it possible to bring to front (foreground) some virtual machine running on background (headless) in VirtualBox?

I use to start my VMs (Virtual Machines) with the Virtual Box headless command line option, like: VBoxManage.exe startvm "Windows XP SP3 - SandBox 01" --type headless This open a VM with no window ...
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Remove left panel in GIMP

In GIMP, I prefer simply having a single panel on the right with my toolbox and docked stuff, leaving the left one empty. I realise that I can resize it and just drag it all the way to the left to ...
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How to start LXDE on Fedora Server?

I have Fedora Server 22 installed on my server. I installed LXDE with: sudo dnf groupinstall "LXDE Desktop" And rebooted. But it started in text mode. How do I start LXDE? Update startx gives ...
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How to make GUI in DOS? [closed]

I want to make a GUI (Graphical User Interface) for DOS to complete my project. However, i don't know to make one. I do not want it to be text based. I want it to be a true GUI like this one: ...
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Is it possible to always replace pixels of a certain color in Windows 7?

I would like to mandatorily swap pure white pixels on my PC with another color for example grey, so that the graphics driver never sends out a pure white pixel. All the other pixels of the pc should ...
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Launching programs with GUI without display manager

I've heard that there is a way launching programs with graphical interface without display manager - straight from terminal. Is this for real and if so, how can I do that?
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How can I list positive and negative values separately in listview box in autohotkey?

Here's my AHK script: Gui, Add, Edit, x77 y15 w100 h30 vMyvar gEdit1 ;first edit box, there can be entered any value. Gui, Add, Edit, x237 y15 w100 h30 vNewvar Disabled, %Newvar% ;second edit box it ...
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How to send the information at different places by this GUI in autohotkey?

I made this simple GUI- Gui, Add, Text, x72 y20 w50 h-10 , Customer Name Gui, Font, S12 CDefault, Verdana Gui, Add, Text, x22 y40 w180 h30 , Customer name Gui, Add, Text, x22 y70 w180 h30 , Contact ...
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“Oh no something has gone wrong ” - Kali Linux

I have installed Kali Linux dual-boot with windows 8.1 and it worked fine until one day, I have opened Kali and there is a message saying "Oh no something has gone wrong and the system cannot recover, ...
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Command to open network “connect” window?

I'm looking for a command that opens the network "connect" window. It's commonly opened from the network icon in the notification tray, but it can also be opened through the Network and Sharing ...
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What is the difference between omnibar or (Omnibox) and address bar?

In terms of Google Chrome (web browser), I observed that the box where we write URLs known as omnibar. In contrast I was assuming it a address bar. Is there any significant difference between them?
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How to open more than one folder at a time in Ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed in my Thinkpad T440 but I came along with a problem that is I just can open one folder at a time in GUI mode. I saw others answers saying to middle click or ...
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How to selectively bulk-delete images from PDF file

Selectively removing one single image from a PDF is straightforward. Bulk-deleting all images from a PDF is also straightforward. But is there a way to selectively remove many images from a file in ...
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GUI applications in anacron

I'm trying to run a bunch of scripts/commands every day. For this purpose I've configured a user-space anacron as explained here. Anacron is started hourly by cron: contents of ...
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Which GUI framework is used to make Ubuntu?

I'm interested to know, Which GUI framework is used to build ubuntu? As well i know it is built in C/C++. But what GUI is used to make Ubuntu? Help would be appreciated!
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How to edit Folder Permissions using GUI?

Both on Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 TP - x64 Uefi I can't edit folder permissions by using the 'Advanced Security Settings' dialog. It says: To modify a permission entry, select the entry and click ...