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Externally Control Application (Interface)

There is an application that I use as a mixer. It has a gui which looks like a mixer- some knobs and some faders, etc. If you don't know what I mean here is an example: A consistent issue I face is ...
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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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1answer
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How can I set environment variables for GUI apps in OS X Mavericks?

I've been struggling to get an app to run in OS X Mavericks. I finally was able to get it to run by drilling into the .app bundle and running the shell script directly. It seems that JAVA_HOME needed ...
3
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1answer
765 views

Is it possible to have git gui / gitk look good on a retina Macbook Pro?

I really love git gui and gitk. They work very well for me and I know exactly how to use them. Sadly, they look really pixelated and ugly on my retina macbook. Since it's just text and chrome it would ...
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2answers
114 views

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, ...
2
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1answer
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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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1answer
96 views

Can I set a user-specific umask for GUI apps?

I've set my umask to 077 in ~/.profile, but this only affects command-line programs, not graphical applications like the Finder. Is there a way I can change the umask that apps running under my ...
3
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1answer
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OS X - DEAAD300 File Can't be seen via Terminal or Deleted

OS X - 10.7.5 I have a file DEAAD300 on a users desktop that I can not delete. EDIT - The file can not be opened either. The icon that shows up looks like an Excel file (The user has Office 2011 ...
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1answer
125 views

How do I set the umask for all applications running under a specific user?

Is there any way to set the default umask for GUI applications on a mac without modifying /etc/launchd.conf or similar? I want to change it for my account without affecting others.
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1answer
378 views

Reset Mac OS X's GUI

A couple days ago, I installed a GUI theme kit called "Liscio" on my Mac, which is running OS X 10.7 Lion. Problem was, it was for the wrong OS: It was for 10.5. Now I can't resize any windows without ...
0
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1answer
245 views

How to launch GNU emacs for OSX as emacs client?

I've my emacs running as server in the background, I want to launch GNU emacs MacOSX as emacsclient so that all the frames could share the same buffer whether it is in the terminal or in the GUI ...
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Weird “scratches” in Firefox GUI on OS X

I've noticed, that sometimes in the left upper corner of the Firefox GUI there are "scratches" visible. Does anybody know where those scratches are coming from and why? Here are screenshots:
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1answer
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Amazon S3 GUI client for OS X [closed]

I'm looking for a good GUI client for Amazon S3. On Windows I used Cloudberry Explorer and I would like to know if there's anything like that for Mac OS X.
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1answer
274 views

Open dot-file via GUI “open file” dialog?

Is there any way to open a file with a leading . in the filename using just the regular File > Open... dialog?
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3answers
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Make Windows 7 Act (not look) like Mac

I use both a Windows 7 and Mac machine at work and have a Mac and Windows 7 machine at home as well. I use them both for application development, but I can't stand Windows 7. Mainly for these reasons: ...
14
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1answer
4k views

Which fork of GitX is the most active? [closed]

I've been using the original GitX but I've noticed it hasn't had any updates for quite a while. Which version of GitX is the most active, in terms of updates/stability/features? The original ...
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5answers
613 views

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 ...
3
votes
5answers
7k views

Free Mac OS X MySQL GUI [closed]

I'm looking for a good GUI app like Heidi SQL on windows for mac os x, snow leopard specifically. It can support more DBs than MySQL but needs to at least that. I'd like to be able to manipulate DBs, ...
4
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2answers
863 views

Annoying unison.log on Mac OS X home

Unison GUI for OS X keeps creating a "unison.log" file in my home directory. That's retarded, it should either hide the file (".unison.log"), or place it in a proper place, not in my home directory. ...
0
votes
1answer
297 views

Can you open a tarball on Mac OS X in the GUI?

If I send a tar.gz file to a Mac OS X user, will they be able to open it in the GUI, just like a zip file?
1
vote
1answer
602 views

Easy to install JACK GUI for Mac OS X

Does anyone know of an easy to install GUI for JACK on Mac OS X?
21
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4answers
12k views

How do I decrease the window shadow in Mac OS X?

I've found the default 40px Mac OS X window shadow too big: Is it possible to decrease it to, say, 4px? Update: I can disable shadows entirely with defaults write com.apple.screencapture ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Position and Sizing OS X windows to Exact Pixel Dimentions/Locations

Is there an OS X application and/or system utility that will allow a user (me) to position application windows at exact screen coordinates, as well as size windows to exact pixel dimensions? I'm ...
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3answers
308 views

Preventing windows from going over the top of the screen (in win XP)

These days I work on both Windows and Mac OS X machines. I'm a long time fan of Mac and would like to get some of the UI functionality on the windows machines I work with. In OSX the menubar is the ...
7
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5answers
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GUI to Change the Login Screen Wallpaper Image on Snow Leopard

the "standard" login screen background on OSC (Leopard and Snow Leopard) can be modified using these command line incantations: cd /System/Library/CoreServices sudo mv DefaultDesktop.jpg ...
12
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6answers
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Focus Follows Mouse or Sloppy Focus on Mac OS X

"Focus follows mouse" or "sloppy focus" is a feature common to X11 window managers on Linux/Unix, including GNOME, KDE, CDE, XFCE and window managers like Enlightenment, Fluxbox and Window Maker. It ...