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Launching programs with GUI without display manager

I've heard that there is a way launching programs with graphical interface without display manager - straight from terminal. Is this for real and if so, how can I do that?
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How can I list positive and negative values separately in listview box in autohotkey?

Here's my AHK script: Gui, Add, Edit, x77 y15 w100 h30 vMyvar gEdit1 ;first edit box, there can be entered any value. Gui, Add, Edit, x237 y15 w100 h30 vNewvar Disabled, %Newvar% ;second edit box it ...
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“Oh no something has gone wrong ” - Kali Linux

I have installed Kali Linux dual-boot with windows 8.1 and it worked fine until one day, I have opened Kali and there is a message saying "Oh no something has gone wrong and the system cannot recover, ...
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Command to open network “connect” window?

I'm looking for a command that opens the network "connect" window. It's commonly opened from the network icon in the notification tray, but it can also be opened through the Network and Sharing ...
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What is the difference between omnibar or (Omnibox) and address bar?

In terms of Google Chrome (web browser), I observed that the box where we write URLs known as omnibar. In contrast I was assuming it a address bar. Is there any significant difference between them?
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How to open more than one folder at a time in Ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed in my Thinkpad T440 but I came along with a problem that is I just can open one folder at a time in GUI mode. I saw others answers saying to middle click or ...
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GUI applications in anacron

I'm trying to run a bunch of scripts/commands every day. For this purpose I've configured a user-space anacron as explained here. Anacron is started hourly by cron: contents of ...
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Which GUI framework is used to make Ubuntu?

I'm interested to know, Which GUI framework is used to build ubuntu? As well i know it is built in C/C++. But what GUI is used to make Ubuntu? Help would be appreciated!
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How to edit Folder Permissions using GUI?

Both on Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 TP - x64 Uefi I can't edit folder permissions by using the 'Advanced Security Settings' dialog. It says: To modify a permission entry, select the entry and click ...
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How to determine process for unclickable floating window?

Somehow I got a window which I can't close. It's unclickable, floats above other windows and I don't know which process it belongs to. Using Process Explorer's crosshair tool does not help, because ...
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Make Sikuli run on a separate virtual screen

I'm using Sikuli to create scripts that run using screen captures. How could I make a sikuli script run in a separate virtual screen in order to be able to use my computer when a script is running? ...
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How do I access my modem's GUI when it's in bridged mode?

I wanted to try setting up my ActionTec P5001a DSL modem/router in bridged mode with a Linksys E2500 router for improved NAT performance. Switching the modem to bridged mode and the router to PPPoE ...
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Can you see whats happening under the gui?

When I start application with gui from linux terminal, i am able to see whats happening iunder the gui in that terminal. And if it crashes, most of the time there is problem why did it crashed. So my ...
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How to get this interface in Ubuntu 14.04?

I've wondered this for a while now. Whenever I see any official Ubuntu images, I always see at least one with the following tablet interfaces: I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 the other day, and I'm ...
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How to remove a picturebox from a powershell GUI after it has been added?

I am creating a powershell tool that performs a specific migration of program data. One step I need to perform is to check whether SQL server can write to the specified file locations. I have a button ...
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Desktop GUI Environment vs. Gaming Graphics

This quetion stems from my noticing that my Windows 7 Experience ratings for Aero Desktop Performance is significantly less than the rating for Gaming Graphics. I built an AMD 8-core APU. The Windows ...
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Win 8: window/process moved to 'background process' and I cant move them back to 'apps'

I'm having a problem with windows 8. Some windows randomly disappear and I can't access them. They don't show up in the task bar or under alt-tab, but I know the window is still open because I can ...
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How to separate Vim themes for LUI and GUI with same general configuration?

I like twilight theme for my Vim, but this theme has 2 major versions, twilight256.vim dedicated for terminals and twilight.vim designed for graphical interfaces. I just wondering how to separate ...
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How does “explorer.exe” work and control the GUI? [closed]

All info states that this is the main shell of Windows 3.x versions and up of Windows OSes. My question is, how does this program have access to the entire GUI and screen/framebuffer data to draw and ...
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How do you enable new navigation sidebar in Jira?

I really like the new navigation sidebar in Jira onDemand: The only problem is, when I created a new project on a new account, the sidebar has gone. Is there any way to enable it for all projects?
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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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Do text based browsers reduce network traffic?

Do text based browsers such as lynx, links and elinks consume less bandwidth than a GUI based browser (ie, Firefox, Chrome etc.)? I'm guessing no reduction in traffic. Rationale: I think a text based ...
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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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Stop Explorer from Starting on Logon

I am looking to create a custom GUI for Windows 7/8 to replace Windows Explorer (explorer.exe), but it doesn't seem possible to stop Windows Explorer from starting without the use of a .bat file and ...
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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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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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Why are window frames defaulting to large un-themed black and gray lines for enterprise users in Windows 7?

I am using Windows 7 enterprise 64-bit with an admin account and all my windows have buggy looking dark and light gray lines around them like this: By changing advanced performance settings in the ...
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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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fail to start graphical interface

I'm using Linux Mint 14 and have faced the following problem recently: after removing and installing some of the software (torchat and LibreOffice to be exact) and rebooting I found myself not being ...
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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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Windows: Is there any way to disable UI resizing?

I'm on Windows. As I always insist on the default appearances of GUI, I want to prevent accidental resizing (e.g. window resizing, column resizing). Any way to disable resizing (like they are locked)? ...
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Is it possible to disable the title bar on metro apps in Windows 8.1 Update?

I find the title bar a bit annoying when using the mouse in Internet Explorer. Many website have their navigation at the top, after all.
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AHK Gui button working as a toggle?

I have been searching for a while now on how to make a GUI button work as a toggle for a simple loop. I'm stumped and need help. Here's my code. #NoEnv #SingleInstance force ...
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How to set up GUI remote control to Linux on Azure from Windows?

I have built the following VM in Windows Azure for a small web server for my client. Client OS: Windows 8 Server OS: Using OpenLogic's Linux CentOS 6.5 from Azure list In the Server, the following ...
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Close all copies of a particular application using the Windows GUI

Is there a way to use the Windows GUI (not the command line) to close all copies of a particular running application, when the Taskbar is set to "Never combine"? The fewer clicks and/or keystrokes, ...
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Windows 8 GUI lag when opening Chrome

When I open Google Chrome on an ASUS laptop, only some parts of the window become visible. The rest of the window becomes visible only after I hover over it. I haven't experienced this issue with any ...
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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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How to provide GUI interface to all users of Ubuntu?

I have "Ubuntu Dekstop" installed in VirtualBox in a Windows 7 PC. How can I configure it to provide a GUI interface to every user I create in the Ubuntu? Should I install "Ubuntu Server" to ...
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How to generate a P12 file, based on the key and PEM certificate?

I would like to generate a P12 file from the key and the PEM version of an iPhone developer certificate. Is there a GUI based tool available for Windows XP?
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Windows 7: can I renew DHCP lease through GUI?

In Windows XP, there was a GUI option within each network interface to renew the DHCP lease of the interface. Does Windows 7 Professional no longer offer a GUI to renew DHCP? Else, how and where do ...
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Autohotkey Prevent GUI from closing after pressing Button

The GUI closes every time I press the "Kitch" button. What I did temporarily is to put "Gui, Show" in order to make the button reappear again. Gui, Add, Button, x2 y0 w110 h60 , Kitch Gui, Show, x127 ...
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Concatenate binary files in windows (Without command line)

I'm trying to prepare a process for copying the video files off of a recorded DVD (we made the recording, and it's not encrypted). The method of copying the VTS_*.VOB file works when the recording is ...
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7zip, Extract to a folder as default in the GUI

I am using 7zip for the first time coming over from WinRAR but its missing an important feature for me. I want to be able to extract my files to a folder like so: C:/Downloads/file.zip press extract ...
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What VBScripts can be executed via remote text console (SSH or Telnet)?

I am testing via remote login (SSH) a simple VB script (thanks, Igor) from this thread ( Is it possible to download using the Windows command line? ) that just downloads a file to hard disk: cscript ...
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Incrementally grepping a single text file with a configurable GUI [closed]

I have a fairly large text file (~1000 lines, Markdown format) that I would like to quickly grep for lines that include or exclude certain words. This is a large file, so I need the feedback of ...
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How to find ip address of my Asus RT-AC86U in Access Point mode?

I'm using an Asus wireless router model RT-AC68U and can connect fine to the internet using it wirelessly. I configured the router to be an Access Point, but having done so, I can no longer locate ...