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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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I have found this research : http://www.qtcentre.org/threads/32104-howto-making-a-windows-shell-extension-with-qt-open-source-edition. Please add your sources. A simple list of all components to ...
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If I replace the windows shell, can I revert when I'm done?

if I install bblean or litestep, will I be able to get the default shell back by uninstalling the custom shell?
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Shell replacement for windows 8 [closed]

I have been using bblean for years now but it doesn't work in windows 8 unfortunately. I will soon upgrade my machine to windows 8 and I wanted to know what is the state of shell replacements in it. ...
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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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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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Bash shell: how to reconcile portable configuration files and GUI terminal start-up types (login or interactive)?

In an attempt to "properly" implement a standard configuration of my preferred shell, bash, for use across multiple platforms, I've come across some confusion when dealing with terminals that are ...