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How to perform this Windows 7 permissions change on many files via GUI or command line

After using my external hard drive on another Windows 7 computer to tweak photos with Windows Live Photo Gallery then upload them to Facebook I found the modified images were now not visible on the ...
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In MacOSX Mavericks, launching an app from the command line versus by double-clicking [duplicate]

In MacOSX Mavericks, what are the differences between launching an app by double-clicking it or through Spotlight, and from the command line? By launching an app such as Emacs from the command ...
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Vagrant won't let me access Virtual Box's Guest window

I am a big Linux and Vagrant newbie, so please excuse my inexperience. So, I have a Slackware vagrant box. When I edit the Vagrantfile with this code: config.vm.provider "virtualbox" do |v| v.gui ...
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Looking for a GUI application to enter linux commands

I am looking for a GUI console where I can enter linux commands in an entry widget and the result will be output in a text area widget. Is there is such software available? A console programs like ...
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Interface (semi) graphically with SSH

Is there any way I can use the ssh command to interface somewhat graphically throught the terminal. Example: I have my laptop while I'm lying in bed. I want to watch the colbert report on my desktop ...
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emacs: “click” on “links” in command line emacs

In some emacs documentation there are underlined texts that resemble links. For instance, by M-x list-packages we get the following: In some GUI version of Emacs like Emacs For Mac OS X (but not ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 booting in command line?

I just restarted my Ubuntu OS and now, for some reason, my Ubunut 12.04 boots in command line...without the GUI? I use Wubi and haven't really done anything out of the ordinary. I've managed to get ...
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hide GUI that briefly spawns when running a process from the command line

I'm running a build command on Ubuntu 12.04. The command opens a GUI for a few seconds, and then closes it. I'm finding this kind of disruptive -- is there a way to alter the command-line syntax to ...
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Shutdown Windows 8 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I shutdown Windows 8? I haven't been able to find anything in the GUI of Windows 8 to shutdown the computer. So I have to open a Command Prompt and type ...
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Possible to get a transparent, borderless CMD prompt on the desktop for Windows?

I use Windows 7, but am a big fan of Linux. However for this computer, I have to run Windows and wanted a transparent always on terminal for my desktop, something like this: I tried using Glass CMD ...
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Start Chromium as a single frame (no borders/gui)?

Is there a way to start Chromium (running Ubuntu latest) in a frame-only mode ? Without borders & the gui? Tried CLI switches found there : ...
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Is it possible to run graphical applications such as Firefox without installing a desktop environment?

I have been an Ubuntu user for 2 years and am contemplating moving to Arch. I love their philosophy, The Arch Way, and I admire their tenacity to bare the system to the user. I think if I am ever ...
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Modified grub.cfg to start in “text”; can I still launch GUI applications without startx?

I found this simple tutorial for modifying the way my Mint Julia 32 bit OS starts up with a command line only, except my next task is to try and find a way to launch instances of GUI applications ...
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Linux Web Server

I'm looking to set-up my own local web server using Linux, to allow me to run and develop PHP applications using Apache and MYSQL. Can anyone recommend the best distribution of Linux server to use. ...
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Does OS X support linux-like features? [closed]

I have been using XP for almost a decade. Contrary to popular belief, it has served me well. In the last 4 years I don't remember ever having it crash on me. It has the most stable GUI I have ever ...
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Run a GUI app on remote computer from SSH

I want to run a GUI application on my Ubuntu computer, but it should started by a shell script on my Debian server trought SSH. Is this possible?
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Query value of button with current focus (together with xdotool) from the command line

I am using xdotool to automate some GUI usage. That works pretty well, but sometimes I want to check what button currently has focus. So I need to query the value of that button. xdotool doesn't seem ...
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Script to use sudo in a terminal, gksudo otherwise?

I'd like to write a script that does an administration task, and I would like to be able to run it either from a terminal or not. If it runs in a terminal, even a graphical one, I'd like it to ask for ...
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Automatically opening multiple terminal windows with different commands

For a certain task, everytime I have to open 10 bash terminals and write different commands on them. Any way to automate this ? I am running Fedora linux.
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Command line binary for Fusion location?

I use VMware on Linux quite extensively, and I am wondering where/what the equivalent of 'VMware-cmd' is on Fusion. I would like to be able to start/stop VM's, without the GUI (If possible).
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How to make scrollock in Linux to work as it does in FreeBSD?

In FreeBSD it's possible to scroll screen buffer back and forth after pressing scrollock how to make it work like this in Linux. I hope there is a solution