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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 ...
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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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easy simple sqlite table database GUI?

I'm looking for a really simple GUI that interfaces with an SQlite database to facilitate editing/searching a single table, which includes: editing the table in tabular format, like a spreadsheet ...
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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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Possible to get a transparent, borderless CMD prompt on the desktop for Windows?

I use Windows 7, but am a big fan of Linux. However for this computer, I have to run Windows and wanted a transparent always on terminal for my desktop, something like this: I tried using Glass CMD ...
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tmpfs and debian - trash folder

I have created a tmpfs that remounts on boot and works as I had hoped for. My ram folder is here... /home/user/ramdrive/ While testing I noticed that when I delete files via the Debian GUI the ...
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How to enter pcap filter in Wireshark 1.8?

Previously in capture options window there was a very handy input field for pcap filter expression. But in 1.8.* this window looks different: So, how to set pcap filter expression before starting ...
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Why doesn't closing the last tab close the window anymore?

Recently, an update has changed Chrome's behaviour when I try to close the last tab: Now nothing happens, previously it would close the window. Since Dennis couldn't reproduce this issue on the same ...
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Firefox: How to force address bar to expand/wrap over several lines so can see whole URL?

The URL in question has a long user ID string so the interesting part of the URL appears at the end which is always off-screen. Anyone know how I can go about this?
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Run a GUI app on remote computer from SSH through a third server in between [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Basic ssh tunneling through generic linux ssh server/client Recalling this question: Run a GUI app on remote computer from SSH I add more complexity asking if: It is ...
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Geting focus when rotating mouse wheel

In Ubuntu when you rotate mouse wheel while mouse pointer is in a region (for example you can volume up or down without any click while you rotate mouse on volume icon in system trey), that region ...
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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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Windows 7 Explorer keyboard shortcut: set focus to files/folders/content area?

Is there a Windows 7 Explorer keyboard shortcut to set focus to files/folders/content area (depicted below)? This has bothered me for so long... I want to set my explorer window's focus to the files ...
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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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Why does this window have square corners?

On Windows 7 with the Aero theme, Notepad++'s Preferences window has square corners, no system menu icon, a close button, and a darker 1px border. This window also has an AlwaysOnTop attribute. (I ...
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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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Installing GUI for Ubuntu Server 12.04

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 server installed on a Hyper-V platform, mainly used for Nagios SNMP monitoring, but I'm interested to try and get a GUI installed so I can use the server for some other ...
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Hide Scrollbars in Eclipse Editors

I like Eclipse a lot, but I would like some way to easily hide the scrollbars in the Eclipse editors. I have seen this eclipse bug here, but don't know what to make of it (if it has been solved, why ...
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Thunderbird, reply-to-all and reply-to-list in one button

Is it possible to combine "Reply To All" and "Reply To List" buttons in Thunderbird's toolbar? I'd like it to act as "Reply To List" if possible, and as "Reply To All" if I'm not replying to a message ...
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What are some well-known Qt apps in Ubuntu? [closed]

I'm trying to decide between using Qt and GTK in ubuntu, but that's not the topic of this question. I'm looking for some examples of well-known/popular apps in Ubuntu that use Qt/QML. I think that ...
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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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how to see GUI functions with Procmon? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: how to distinguish between user and malware by GUI system calls i want to track GUI aplications in wondows,form example if IE made change in registry with GUI or without ...
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Why does my general frame rate slow down to 40fps randomly?

This has been bugging me for a while. Every once in a while, I find my computer to be sort of laggy and I thought it was because it was busy or something. However, I recently noticed that it wasn't ...
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Gathering Application Information.

I am looking for an application that will allow the user to gather information about a targeted application. For example, I want to generate a list of UI component ID's for an application. To ...
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Skype (and other applications) are missing images

As you can see in this image, my Skype login screen misses a background image. It should look like this image: Who knows how I can fix this? P.S. I found this post: Link but unfortunately this ...
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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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Remote kill, upload, execute file

I'm developing a program and I need to upload my xyz.exe file to many host machines and execute them frequently. I need a server-client tool to do it as below steps after an update signal from my PC: ...
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How to recover lost noScript icon for v2.3.6 for Firefox v11.0

Recently, I lost the noScript icon from the toolbar area of Firefox and cannot figure out how to recover it. If I go to a site with some java is disabled, I see an added yellow section above search ...
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Removing “Transfer To…” and “Show Converted Files” from uTorrent's context menu

Under uTorrent version 3.1.3 (and possibly earlier), the context menu has taken on 2 new options, "Transfer To...", for moving a download to a mobile device, and "Show Converted Files", for built-in ...
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Getting uTorrent's “Status” column to respect its row's background

uTorrent 3.1.3 (and possibly earlier) has an "alternate list background color" option that is useful and lovely, but the "status" column does not display its row's background, instead displaying its ...
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Start Chromium as a single frame (no borders/gui)?

Is there a way to start Chromium (running Ubuntu latest) in a frame-only mode ? Without borders & the gui? Tried CLI switches found there : ...
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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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Shut Down took way too long because of “Background Programs”

I tried shutting my desktop PC (with Windows7) down but after several attempts (like 4 or 5) at Start --> Shut Down, the GUI was still there and it was not shutting down. I didn't think there were any ...
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Moving windows using keyboard…faster?

I like using keyboard shortcuts because it's faster as it does not force me to move my hands off the keyboard. In Windows I can use them to move windows around desktop: Press Alt+Space to open ...
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What are the keymappings for the LibreOffice AutoCorrect “Accept with”?

LibreOffice has a pretty limited method of assigning the key to accept autocorrections, I know what three of the five options are, but have no idea what the other two options represent. LibreOffice ...
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No Refresh Button in Firefox URL Bar

When running Firefox 10 on a Windows computer, I see a refresh button incorporated into the URL bar at the far right side. However, running in Ubuntu (11.10), I do not: However, I see pictures on ...
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Scripted fast user switching on OSX Lion

I would like to automate fast user switching for a set of machines. My current, broken solution is this applescript snippet, adapted from Leopard/SL scripts found online: set thePassword to "foo" set ...
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Is there a windows tool that allows you to “grab” a window?

On Ubuntu, you can move a window by pressing "Alt" and clicking anywhere inside the window. It's very useful on netbooks, when a big options window can be too large to show the buttons or the title ...
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The color red disappeared on the GUI.

My relative brought this to my attention a little while ago. They told me they turned on their computer recently and the color red did not appear on their GUI. Has this ever happened to anyone and why ...
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Launching an linux executable not from the command line

If you have an executable file *.out that you launch from the GUI (let's say by pressing Alt+F2 in Fedora and typing it's name), what happens if that file tries to read or print to standard ...