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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 ...
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Alternative to MySQL Workbench? [closed]

Is there a free alternative to MySQL Workbench? I really need a visual database designer that doesn't crash every five minutes.
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Java Swing over Remote Desktop - Strange, weird GUI squashing

I thought this question fits SuperUser more than StackOverflow because it's not about actual Java programming, though programmers might be more likely to encounter the problem. Anyway, let me start of ...
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Weird Java GUI behavior on windows PC via SSH tunneling to/from Linux machine

I have a very weird problem with a Java GUI that I've built at work. It is so weird I don't even know where to start to look for help!! We have a standalone system at an offsite location consisting ...
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How to hide window close, minimize and maximize buttons on Windows XP

On Windows XP, is there a way to hide these buttons normally present on each window?
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Changing apperance of gui applications run under ratpoison/Xorg?

I recently started a question where I wanted to know how to run the most minimal Linux desktop (Use gnu-screen and X instead of desktop environment?). And the conclusion was that I would need a window ...
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Use gnu-screen and X instead of desktop environment?

I have a HTPC with Debian currently installed on. I would like to run applications which got a gui but without using a desktop environment such as gnome, kde etc. I was wondering if running X would ...
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Good, lightweight GUI-based process monitor for Linux

I'd like a snappy GUI-based (I insist since people still want to propose console-based) application that can show me running processes and allow me to kill them, on Linux. It doesn't need to be as ...
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Decrease the size of shadows when doing a screen capture in OS X Lion?

When taking a screenshot in Mac OS X Lion, I've noticed the shadows appear to be a lot larger than in Snow Leopard. Perhaps they just fade more gradually and this takes up more space. Whatever the ...
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My Windows 7 has suddenly stopped displaying Unicode symbols

For some strange reason, my computer suddenly doesn't show certain unicode characters anymore! I have no idea what happened. Affected applications include Windows Explorer (should be Japanese ...
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Looking for Tor GUI tool like TorK

I really appreciate the "Change Identity", "Drag to build circuit", and "Choose where you from..." feature in TorK, others (e.g. Vidalia or Torbutton) are missing these features. But Tork is based on ...
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compiz keeps quitting in Ubuntu

Just executed $ compiz --replace $ cccsm And it worked for 2 minutes while I configured some stuff (like Wobbly Windows) then compiz all of a sudden freaks out and quits. I have to reboot. What's ...
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How to disable GUI in Ubuntu Server 11.10

I have installed Ubuntu Server 11.10 on my machine. Next I used sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop to install GUI. Is it possible to disable it and re-enable it anytime I want? If yes, what ...
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Get active network interface on Windows

I'm developing an application that provides a UI to windump, the packet sniffer. Windump has a "-D" parameter that lists all network interfaces it can find, and then you can specify which interface to ...
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Set track number from file name in MP3 music management software

I have .mp3 files, whose names and titles are their track numbers. For example: "Track01.mp3" (the internal title property reads "Track01") How do I let my MP3 management software know that it's ...
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Is there a way I can manage git on a remote computer using a GUI?

I am trying to find a way to manage a git repo on a server that is on a VPS. I have SSH which is all well and good, but I am looking for some way to use a GUI over a remote connection. Is it possible? ...
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Pinning programs to bar in Windows sometimes duplicates icons [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Some taskbar pinned icons are duplicated when an instance of the application is running I love the feature in Windows 7 of pinning programs to the Task Bar, though I'm ...
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Windows 7 show all windows

Compiz has a feature called "Show all desktops", usually invoked via <Super> E. This shows all the currently open windows. Windows 7 has something like this (<Super> Tab) but the windows ...
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GUI for tail for Linux

Could someone recommend a graphical tail kind of document viewer? So that I could open a document, scroll up and down, etc. and that the document would refresh itself automatically (without prompting, ...