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“Security Warning” comes up when I run via another program

If I execute vmmap from the command line it works fine. However, if I call some other program and pass vmmap as a paramater for this other program to start the execution, then I get this "security ...
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Is it possible to have 2 GUI desktop sessions for 2 different users (of same machine)?

I need to set-up the dev-environment to be able to debug the backend of an application in Eclipse. There is a front-end (runnable under user1) and a back-end (runnable under user2). Each user has its ...
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Forcing XP Style DPI Scaling through a vb 2010 app?

i have an app in vb.net 2010. on a windows 7 machine, the UI appears ok for up to 120 dpi (125%) since windows 7 by default enables "xp style dpi scaling" for dpi values equal or less than 120. for ...
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Software to edit TIFF files [duplicate]

We're looking for a relatively simple program for Win 7 to open and edit multi-page TIFF files. It doesn't need Photoshop's level of features. Just being able to delete a page from the TIFF is ...
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Clear Recent Repos in Git Gui

How can I clear entries in the Git Gui's the recent repositories without deleting those repositories or the .git folders within them? Here is an example: Here is my Git/Git Gui version info:
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Windows 7: Application Windows Fail to Appear Occasionally

I have a Windows 7 64 bit system which has a strange problem for past several months: After the computer runs for several days continuously a problem is encountered where clicking on the task bar to ...
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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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Is there any GUI or Windowing system providing just a web browser? [closed]

I am looking for a GUI / Windowing System, or anything like that, which can be installed on a linux box, providing a web browser as the only User Interface. For example, a GNOME like Desktop ...
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How to prevent an app from minimizing (Windows 7)

Is there a way, on Windows 7, to prevent a specific application from minimizing to the task bar & the system tray, even if the application itself doesn't support this feature? Please note: I mean ...
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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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OpenVPN fails to connect when switching from Windows XP to Windows 7 - with same ovpn profile

My workplace has a VPN set up, which I used to connect to using OpenVPN on Win XP. Now I'm trying to achieve the same on a Win 7 64bit box. I installed the 64bit OpenVPN client (March 2013 release) ...
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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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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 ...
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Windows of applications fail to come 'to front'.

I am running Windows 7, 64 bit, and for the longest time, I have has this problem where windows of my various applications will repeatedly fail to come 'to the front' when I click on them. Needless ...
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Enable a user to have superuser privelages locally but with password input

Is there a way to have user privelages that would normally require superuser privelages, WITHOUT USING THE TERMINAL? I'm thinking like a dialogue that pops up when your trying to access a folder/file ...
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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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How to change the icon of html files?

Windows (at least XP and Vista, I haven't tried 7) refuses to honor my setting of the icon to show for html files. It insist in showing the paper sheet with the IE logo on it. On XP I changed the ...
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How I can make GUI of Netbeans look darker?

I have sensitive eyes. It is important for me - having everything dark in my monitor. For example, this is my Eclipse. How I can make Netbeans good for my eyes? I work under Linux, Lubuntu. Thank you ...
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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 the scroll wheel to affect always what's under the mouse pointer? [duplicate]

It happens to me so many times that I roll the scroll wheel over some scrollable element, but the thing DOES NOT SCROLL. What's worse, something else on another part of the screen may scroll. I know ...
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If I install the Ubuntu Desktop on Ubuntu Server, will I still have the server kernel?

I know, I know, insert standard lecture of "You shouldn't install a GUI on a server OS!" But, after reading this guide: http://www.ubuntugeek.com/install-gui-in-ubuntu-server.html It implies that ...
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How to get Windows's default minimize, restore and close buttons in Chrome? [duplicate]

How can Chrome be configured to respect the default behavior for Windows XP forms in Classic mode? Specifically, I'm asking about the minimize, restore and close icons in the upper right-hand corner ...
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How do I get a good directory difffile I can use to patch/what to use for patch

I'd like to make a clean diff of a directory that allows me to later use a gui patch program for windows to apply the diffile. If possible I don't want to have to deal with hardcoded paths in the ...
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RDP Tiles sticking / poor scrolling (MS Vista -> Windows 7)

I often RDP to my Windows 7 Enterprise (32-bit) work desktop from home through an IPSec VPN; I also connect to from work from other Windows 7 and Windows XP computers. While I am at work, I have no ...
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Modify another program's WinAPI layout

I have a program that displays a GUI overlay using raw WinAPI and I was wondering if anyone was aware of any tools that injects itself in another program and allows you to modify the GUI of the ...
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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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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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Is it MS Windows a GUI running over a 'core' OS? [closed]

As far as I know, the GUI of the linux distros runs over a non-graphic kernel. You can see the 'command prompt' loading programs and devices while the system starts. Moreover, you can do any task in ...
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SQLManagementStudio - Available databases combo box in menu - can't find it in Tools/Customize

GUI customisation question: In MS SQLServer Management studio there is a combo box with the databases available at the server. I want to copy it to the menu row; but I can't find the control in the ...
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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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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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GUI tool for presenting connectivity status on a firewalled network with port blocks etc

The Israeli railway company has recently started a project of wireless LAN availability on its lines. Now, it's all in the flakey stages, sometimes things are up and sometimes they aren't; sometimes ...
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Buttons, scroll bars and icons are small and blurry in win7

After I created a new user on my computer, my normal user has strange gui errors. I tried a lot with changing DPI settings and so on, but nothing helped, my buttons, scrollbars and icons are somehow ...
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Changing file browser in Scientific Linux

I use Scientific Linux Release 6.1 (Carbon) with GNOME 2.28.2. When I double-click on a folder on the Desktop it is opened in "File Browser". When I open a folder via "Places" on the Main Menu Bar, ...
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TortoiseHG; how to search for only a certain file extension for commit?

I have an ongoing problem using the TortoiseHG Workbench commit window to search for only a certain file type, such as with Python modules. Often I have tons of .pyc files that I don't want to be ...
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How to port Firefox OS to ordinary computers?

The Last time I asked this question, people told me it wasn't clear and closed my question. I am new to this website (or any other questions website), so for that, I'm sorry and I will try to ask ...
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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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Is there a registry key to disable sounds on the SAP GUI?

Is there a registry key to disable sounds on the SAP GUI? I know that sounds can be disabled manually, but I want to be able to set the default value to 'off' on people's PC's.
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how can i make a gui checkbox trigger a macro in autohotkey?

I'm trying to make a GUI which will run different sets of macros depending on which boxes i check. but i dont want them to run until i click a GO button. the help files mention that checkboxes can ...
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Is there any way a user can view or copy non-editable GUI controls' contents at runtime?

Here are two examples of what I mean: I am sure you all too have experienced this frustration before. A dialog box opens that displays only part of a long string (e.g. a file path), but won't allow ...
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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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Need to create GUI interface in Cent OS which is located in Windows XP

I am in need to install GUI of Cent OS (5.8-final) in Windows XP. I have installed Cent OS 5.8-final on Windows XP using VMPlayer. And Finally it has been done. How can I create a GUI Interface in ...
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Could not display the GUI. This application needs access to an X Server

Im having problems installing SOAPUI on my Ubuntu 12.04. It throws: "Could not display the GUI. This application needs access to an X Server" My java version is: java version "1.7.0_07" Java(TM) SE ...
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Where is missing searchbar left-hand panel in MS Access 2007?

I recently opened a reporting database in Access 2007 that appears to be missing a search bar in the database objects panel. I'm familiar with MS Access, but not the new ribbon functionality. How do ...
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Desktop bigger than screen

I am using MSI U115 11" netbook (OS: Windows XP Home, graphics card: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 500) and today after I switched it on, desktop was bigger than screen. To be exact: screen ...
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Is it possible to launch GUI of headless VirtualBox' machine?

After I launch a virtual machine (Ubuntu 12.04) in headless mode on Windows 7 host C:\Users\XXX>VBoxManage startvm "ubuntu 12.04" --type headless Waiting for VM "ubuntu 12.04" to power on... VM ...
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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 ...