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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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Linux terminal for virutalization purposes, no X windows

I was wondering if I could download a linux distro somewhere that just featured the terminal with no GUI. Would this be possible in a Ubuntu liveCD?
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How to close wicd gui without leaving dangling process

If I open the wicd gui with wicd-gtk &, closing it (even using the "Quit" button) may close the gui, but always leaves a process wicd-client running in the background apparently doing nothing. I ...
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Minimum packages required for Ubuntu Server to run Octave 3.8.x with GUI

I have a Ubuntu 14.0 server with no graphical interface. I created this server only to use Octave on it. Now that there is a GUI for the recent version of Octave 3.8.x available I wanna know what is ...
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how to detect availability of GUI

For Linux: I have a text mode installation (bash) script and a graphical mode setup program (a Free Pascal binary). I'd like to run the graphical setup when a GUI is available. How do I detect which ...
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Run GUI programs through SSH without window manager on host

So, I have a Raspberry Pi running Arch Linux ARM. I don't have a window manager on it as it's not exactly powerful, however I was wondering if it would be possible to SSH to it from another computer ...
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Unable to start GUI with Lubuntu

Until this morning I haven't any major problem with my computer after updating the OS (Lubuntu) , until the amdcccle crashed not for the first time but this one was special because after this I'm ...
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How to stream video without a Gui?

I need to set up a computer to put video on several screens at the same time (for charity related stuff). To save as many resources as I can from the original computer (which is getting old), I have ...
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Unicode development in MATLAB GUI on WIndows and Linux

Can anyone please direct me in the Unicode development of MATLAB GUI over Windows and Linux platforms? My problem is the erroneous display of Unicode (French) characters in GUI and *.m files. Once I ...
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Manjaro: How to make taskbar icons glue to the right?

I want the rightmost icons to always be on the right of the screen. I looked through the options but couldn't find anything. Link to screenshot: http://s18.postimg.org/usvy04hl3/task_Bar.jpg
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Play VLC stream without interface

I would like to use VLC to play an Internet radio stream without starting the GUI. Is that possible? I have explored the command line documentation for VLC a bit and I did not came to any solution. ...
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Is it possible run Transmission daemon and Qt/GTK GUI at once in sync?

The title is the question. Originally this Ubuntu machine was meant to be headless, but I installed LXDE. Usually Transmission is run by the default GTK+ GUI. Instead of making sure the daemon runs ...
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Xmonad GUI on debian

I followed this guide to install Xmonad GUI on my debian 7.1. Installation completed successfully after executing: aptitude install xmonad libghc6-xmonad-dev libghc6-xmonad-contrib-dev After ...
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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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Gnome: How does one change directory exploration settings?

I am using the GUI (yes, I make heavy use of the terminal for directory traversal too) to look through some files and was wondering where do I go to change the following: Whenever I click on a ...
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Eclipse mutilating some entries in its tooltips

When there's an Unknown Type like error some of the suggested solutions in Eclipse's tooltip are clipped like shown in the screenshot. Valid and invalid ones being nicely interwoven, the cut off ...
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Confused on the X11 Window system and what do I need to get it to work

So in order to open a graphical interface in linux when doing ssh to a remote server we use the X system. Ok. I have seen in some examples using Putty that there is some configuration on Putty client, ...
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Linux Graphic Library for Microcontrollers

I have been working with a lpc1788 (Cortex M3) evaluation board. For some application developement I used a GUI library/tool by Segger, called emWin. Though I have completed the applicatiopn ...
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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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Keep GUI app running after vncserver shutdown

I am trying to do the following: Connect through SSH to an Amazon EC2 instance Start a VNC server Connect through VNC Start a GUI application and log in Kill the VNC server but keep the GUI ...
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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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How to make 'window buttons' and 'launchers' combined on Xfce?

By default there are two panels - one with buttons of active applications, and one with favorite shortcuts. Is it possible to somehow make one panel, where shortcuts will be placed, and in the same ...
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How to make fillers in GTK applications smaller?

I start an GTK-based IDE on my netbook, and it looks not so nice: too much screen space space wasted on dull gray areas. I want it to be more like this: How to make GTK programs to economize ...
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how to install gui for debian

I have installed debian in my old computer(extremely slow) with minimal installation. It is showing me terminal. I tried installing GUI as follows: $apt-get update //done successfully $apt-get ...
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Bypass “Daemon is inhibited”

When GParted is open, I cannot use the GUI to mount, unmount, or do other operations to partitions. The GUI (includes GNOME, KDE, and Xfce) complains that the "daemon is inhibited". However, if I ...
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Running GUI applications available in the remote CLI based server in a local CentOS based machine

I have two machines connected in LAN. One with CentOS with GUI support (say that's local to me) and other a CLI based server. I would like to run applications available in the remote CLI based server ...
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How do you increase the resize border thickness in Xubuntu 12.04?

I want to make the window resize border larger, but do not want to change the window manager or the desktop theme. How do I do so?
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Shutting up KDE applications launched from the command line

Whenever I launch a KDE application from the command line, for instance okular to view a pdf, I get spammed with tons of warnings and various messages that I am not interested in. Even hours after I ...
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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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Weird Java GUI behavior on windows PC via SSH tunneling to/from Linux machine

I have a very weird problem with a Java GUI that I've built at work. It is so weird I don't even know where to start to look for help!! We have a standalone system at an offsite location consisting ...
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1answer
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Changing apperance of gui applications run under ratpoison/Xorg?

I recently started a question where I wanted to know how to run the most minimal Linux desktop (Use gnu-screen and X instead of desktop environment?). And the conclusion was that I would need a window ...
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Use gnu-screen and X instead of desktop environment?

I have a HTPC with Debian currently installed on. I would like to run applications which got a gui but without using a desktop environment such as gnome, kde etc. I was wondering if running X would ...
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Good, lightweight GUI-based process monitor for Linux

I'd like a snappy GUI-based (I insist since people still want to propose console-based) application that can show me running processes and allow me to kill them, on Linux. It doesn't need to be as ...
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Looking for Tor GUI tool like TorK

I really appreciate the "Change Identity", "Drag to build circuit", and "Choose where you from..." feature in TorK, others (e.g. Vidalia or Torbutton) are missing these features. But Tork is based on ...
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compiz keeps quitting in Ubuntu

Just executed $ compiz --replace $ cccsm And it worked for 2 minutes while I configured some stuff (like Wobbly Windows) then compiz all of a sudden freaks out and quits. I have to reboot. What's ...
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GUI for tail for Linux

Could someone recommend a graphical tail kind of document viewer? So that I could open a document, scroll up and down, etc. and that the document would refresh itself automatically (without prompting, ...
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How to make complex GUI fit small netbook screen (like when using xrandr, but properly)?

$ pitivi Does not fit. Huge buttons, huge icons, lot of filler space in UI. $ xrandr --dpi 45 Now only the font is tiny, but icons and spacers are still huge. $ xrandr --dpi 90 $ xrandr --output ...
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Is there any GUI tool to configure /etc/fstab?

I have little experiences in configuring the 'fstab'. I'm looking for any GUI tool that helps me with this. If possible based on gtk and should be available in Debian.
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Gnome and Debian are too large for my original iBook. What distro/gui should I use?

The machine I'm using has a PowerPC architecture so I'm somewhat limited to what flavors of Linux I can use and I don't want to go back to Mac OS 8.9. The HD is only 3.3 GB so I can't get both Debian ...
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Installed Ubuntu Linux 11.04, but no eye candy

I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.04 but the interface does not look anything like the screenshots shown on the Ubuntu web site at: http://www.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/whats-new What can I do to get all the original ...
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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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How to know which display number for the variable DISPLAY will be exported when using ssh?

When I ssh to a server using -X, I am always confused about which display number I should export. It seems to me sometimes the display number has been used by something, so what I can do is only go ...
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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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What GUI Linux programs are there for finding files based upon their contents?

What GUI Linux programs are there for finding files based upon their contents?
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Linux services: is there a GUI for services?

I am looking for a GUI program, that shows running services from /etc/init.d (and /etc/init), and allows to manage (start / stop / runlevel) them. What can you recommend? Background: even though I ...
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Good Linux editor (nedit replacement)?

I'm looking for a nice lightweight programmers editor for Linux/UNIX. I currently use nedit for normal text, and Eclipse when I want a new IDE. Nedit has some UI quirks, and hasn't been updated in 5 ...
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GUI file manager for ssh/linux (with a shell?) [closed]

I am using a server where I need to login twice. The first time I login as my boxname and password. The 2nd login is 'root' so I can access the content of the box (I don't understand it but that ...
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Keyboard window snap-to-position on Linux

I'm looking for a Linux utility that allows me to define arbitrary keyboard shortcuts that will move the frontmost window to a specific absolute position on-screen, depending on the shortcut. An OSX ...
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*nix: Run as different user GUI

I want to run an application using only GUI as a different user. Not root. I want the user to be presented with a dropdown of system users, select one, enter the password, and the app gets run as ...