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How to make complex GUI fit small netbook screen (like when using xrandr, but properly)?

$ pitivi Does not fit. Huge buttons, huge icons, lot of filler space in UI. $ xrandr --dpi 45 Now only the font is tiny, but icons and spacers are still huge. $ xrandr --dpi 90 $ xrandr --output ...
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After unselecting an icon the select-rectangle does not dissapear

Here's what I'm talking about. After I selected this icon (or any icon for that mater) and clicked on the blue background (the desktop) thus un-selecting the icon the dotted select rectangle still ...
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Is there any GUI tool to configure /etc/fstab?

I have little experiences in configuring the 'fstab'. I'm looking for any GUI tool that helps me with this. If possible based on gtk and should be available in Debian.
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How do I work with a remote file system from windows using a GUI?

I need to log into a Linux server from a Windows PC. So far I used Putty but I don't like typing ls and CD all the time. Is there a gui alternative to this?
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Accessing an additional GUI Windows-XP [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to allow concurrent remote desktop users on XP without changing dlls? Is there a way to access a 2nd instance of a GUI in Windows XP? For instance, I ...
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Python 3.2 and PyGTK

I want to learn to write programs using Python 3.2 and PyGTK (running on Ubnutu 11.04). The PyGTK module is installed for Python 2.7 by default but I would rather use 3.2. Is there any way to make ...
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Better GUI for vim?

I enjoy using vim, its endless features and the way it does things (for the most part). I've been using it on and off (not as my main editor) for at least 7 years now, so while I'm far from being an ...
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Downloading Themes for GUI in windows application?

Is it possible to download from the net or customize the GUI, or form of a windows application made in Visual Studio? I have tried to make the form better to look at, but i want cool or casual look ...
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Java swing components are doing strange things

There is a strange occurrence with Java swing components (buttons, text, etc in GUIs) have lately been going haywire for no reason I see. Here's the three things that I've noticed happening: If I ...
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Is there a way to access the file in a “Open file dialog window” without using the mouse?

Is there a way to access the file in a "Open file dialog window" without using the mouse and/or without typing the entire filename? I was thinking of [Tab] but it doesn't work. Right now "down ...
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How can I make Windows 7's Start Menu look-and-feel like Windows XP's?

The reason for this is that I got accustomed to navigating the Start Menu with the keyboard, and I find that this is more efficient. I tried importing the following .reg file, which helped with ...
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Is there a GUI interface for sqlite? [closed]

Is there a lightweight GUI interface for sqlite databases? Preferably Windows based.
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GUI for Amazon Simple Email Service?

i'm looking for a GUI for Amazon Simple Email Service, which displays stats of sent mails. Does someone know any?
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How can I replace the File Save Dialog in Photoshop CS5?

I found the answer to this about a year ago, but I can't find it anymore. What I am trying to do is replace the "File Save Dialog Legacy" that is used in Photoshop CS5 with the Windows 7 ...
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Visio missing tabs

I am working on a Visio 2007 drawing and the page tabs have disappeared. It seems to happen only when the document is emailed. How I can fix this problem?
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Menu item not being rendered properly

I've got an odd issue with a proprietary piece of software I'm managing for a client (host, backup, update, etc). Basically, the problem is that one of the menu items only displays half way. It's ...
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How do I customize Windows 7 Open/Save dialogue? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Customizing fast-access buttons on left-hand side of File->Open dialogue in most Windows programs I want to add one or two "hot" places in the Open/Save dialogue. I ...
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PowerPoint 2007: How to get back the missing list of slides on the left hand side?

PowerPoint 2007 used to display a list of miniature slides down the left hand side, which could be used for navigation and cut/paste. This list has disappeared - any ideas on how to get it back? I've ...
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Linux Web Server

I'm looking to set-up my own local web server using Linux, to allow me to run and develop PHP applications using Apache and MYSQL. Can anyone recommend the best distribution of Linux server to use. ...
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Starting Ubuntu without the GUI

I want to boot a "Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS" server, but I want XFCE not to be started, nor X at all, only Shell. How do I tell my server to boot to the shell, not running XFCE at all? I have an SSH ...
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Reset Opera titlebar back to hidden

I'm a massive fan of Opera, but I can't figure how to flip the GUI back to where the main titlebar is hidden again. Any ideas? Back to its original look:
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Using the keyboard in Mac OS's tree control

On Mac, how do I use the keyboard in the tree control widget to collapse/expand folders?
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What defines Google Chrome window location?

In Google Chrome, when i want to open new window in incognito mode, i press CTRL+Shift+N. It opens new window in certain location. My question is: What defines coordinates of that location?? How can ...
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No longer able to browse for folder

I am not sure what happened, but suddenly the dialog for browsing for a folder no longer works on my computer (see screenshot #1 below). It's not just one application. I have at least two more that ...
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Gnome and Debian are too large for my original iBook. What distro/gui should I use?

The machine I'm using has a PowerPC architecture so I'm somewhat limited to what flavors of Linux I can use and I don't want to go back to Mac OS 8.9. The HD is only 3.3 GB so I can't get both Debian ...
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Open dot-file via GUI “open file” dialog?

Is there any way to open a file with a leading . in the filename using just the regular File > Open... dialog?
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Include only *.cs files using the 7zip GUI

I highlighted a few folders in 7zip and wanted to add only the *.cs files from those folders into this archive. I can't seem to figure out what I would type in the "parameters" box to make this ...
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Prevent scroll bar movement after first click on filename under edge of window (screenshots included)

I just installed Windows 7, and there’s something that’s bugging me. In the first picture before the first click: To open 73, I’d usually just double-click, or use a remapped keyboard button that ...
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Ubuntu Studio 11.04 My user account has dissappeared off of the log in gui

Turned on my linux box this evening- dual boot natty and studio - and discovered my login gui for studio was missing my user account name. As well as the desktop log in options (Ubuntu, ubuntu ...
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Installed Ubuntu Linux 11.04, but no eye candy

I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.04 but the interface does not look anything like the screenshots shown on the Ubuntu web site at: http://www.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/whats-new What can I do to get all the original ...
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GUI program to locally analyze server / web logs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Web log files analyzer I have a web server log file locally that I would like to extract unique visitors and downloads from, possibly visualised on a time-line. However, ...
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Debian lenny GUI not working

I have installed the Debian "lenny" release on my machine. The GUI is not working in normal mode; to start it I have to go to single user mode and type: gdm start Why is this happening? Any ideas ...
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Need a wiki with a nice GUI [closed]

My grandfather in law wants to put together a wiki, but wikimedia's syntax is to complicated for him. Is there a nice wiki software I can install on my ubuntu server with a GUI to edit tables, links ...
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Explorer: Remove Top Banner/Navigation

Can you inform me how to remove the top banner (navigation) in Windows Explorer? OS is Windows 7.
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Make Windows 7 Act (not look) like Mac

I use both a Windows 7 and Mac machine at work and have a Mac and Windows 7 machine at home as well. I use them both for application development, but I can't stand Windows 7. Mainly for these reasons: ...
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Interface in several Windows applications missing gradients, colors, and images

Recently I encountered an odd problem with Visual Studio. Both in the 2008 and 2010 editions where certain images, colors and gradients in the GUI fail to load. After various reinstalls of the ...
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Flickering Java application GUI on windows 7

I am trying to use the jMonkeyPlatform to create a game, but the GUI of the application keeps flickering black on refreshes and resizes of the panels. I found issues on more programs that have this ...
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GUI tool for applying patch files for windows

There any number of good GUI diff-tools for windows (I use Araxis Merge, and kDiff3), but none of them (that I can find) will apply a patch file. I would expect it to work like this: I open a base ...
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Software for batch renaming of images [closed]

I have a bunch of images downloaded from the web. I kept their original file names when I saved them. Now I would like to reorder these images and have them renamed in a pattern like this: ...
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Gnuplot GUI for Ubuntu 10.10

Is there a Gnuplot GUI (equivalent to wgnuplot.exe) for Ubuntu ?
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Change Firefox 4 UI to Firefox 3 UI?

Any quick way to change Firefox 4 UI to the old Firefox UI? I am on Windows, and I just can't live with the new Firefox GUI layout.
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In Firefox 4, how do I get the RSS feed button back?

I've upgraded to Firefox 4 and the RSS feed button was removed from the address bar! How do I get it back?
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Ubuntu 10.10 Gmail, Midori and GTK2 customization madness

This is related to my question here Midori is a browser that obeys my GTK2 customizations EXCEPT when it comes to Gmail. There are several parts to this conundrum: Midori displays scrollbars on ...
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How do I disable tab stacking in Opera 11.01

There's new feature in Opera 11.01 called tab stacking. It helps you to hoard tabs. It works for (and annoys) me in Opera (11.01 build 1190) under Win32, but somehow doesn't appear in the same build ...
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How do I turn off window maximization when reaching the edge of the screen in Windows 7?

The title sums it up, pretty much. I tend to arrange windows on the screen manually, and when I bring a window too far up it automatically maximizes itself. How do I turn this off? It drives me nuts!
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Customizing fast-access buttons on left-hand side of File->Open dialogue in most Windows programs

In many Windows programs when I open a file, the GUI dialogue that starts with "Look in:" and provides a list of directories and files to open has a thin panel on the left-hand side with the following ...
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Can I move the tabs into the title bar in Internet Explorer 9?

Internet Explorer 9 has a nice minimalistic arrangement of URL box and tabs. However, when the window is maximized, there is a ugly title bar line on top of the browser: For comparison (Chrome): ...
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Which fork of GitX is the most active? [closed]

I've been using the original GitX but I've noticed it hasn't had any updates for quite a while. Which version of GitX is the most active, in terms of updates/stability/features? The original ...
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Seeing a pre-logon app's GUI after logon (or ever) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to select the account on the login screen of Windows7 by start typing the name? I'm looking for either a method to achieve this, or a clear reason why it's not ...
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Is there a way to make Skype show my contacts instead of my history in the sidebar?

<rant> that new Skype on OSX is so amazingly awful its not even funny...</rant> Alright then, so, the most amazing feat of the new Skype version 5 is that whenever it starts up, it ...