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How to use scroll wheel for command output history in a minimal install

I apologize beforehand if this is either too general, or just in the wrong place but I have no better place to ask this. If someone ever booted up a GNOME desktop and accessed the terminal you would ...
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How to modify/re-position GUI element in taskmgr Windows 7?

For instance, Windows 7 x64 SP1. Is there any workaround or trick/tip (with resource editing tool, ect...) doing the reposition the number of graph in CPU usage history panel in Performance tab of ...
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What is the difference between DESKTOP_SESSION, XDG_SESSION_DESKTOP, and XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP?

I want to detect which desktop manager I am running, and I found out that there are three environment variables, DESKTOP_SESSION , XDG_SESSION_DESKTOP , and XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP which could help me do ...
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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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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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Dont move mouse cursor on touch screen touch (laser control)

I control laser software as a hobby and do it with a Surface Pro 3. Is there a way to prevent a touch screens' mouse cursor moving to the spot you press on screen with your finger? See here ...
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How to create a PowerShell graphical interface?

I'm working on a project using PowerShell I would like to know what is the best way to create a PowerShell GUI?
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Windows 10 disable window spray

I apologize if there is proper verbiage for what Windows 10 is doing. I press Windows-Right and it pushes the focus window to the right half of its current screen, like it did in 7. But it also ...
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How to put multiple applications in one window on Windows 7 [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to put two separate applications that I use together in some kind of container window. Say, for example, you have a terminal and a graphical editor that you always view together ...
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Java GUI statusbar shown too small

I have a Java GUI with a statusbar in the buttom. The GUI works fine on other PC's but on this particular PC the statusbar is shown too small. The PC runs Windows 7. The GUI is swing. The application ...
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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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Is it possible to always replace pixels of a certain color in Windows 7?

I would like to mandatorily swap pure white pixels on my PC with another color for example grey, so that the graphics driver never sends out a pure white pixel. All the other pixels of the pc should ...
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What GUI AutoHotKey-like program is this screenshot of? [closed]

I found this screenshot on Google, but the program's title has been removed: What program is it?
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Git GUI on Windows not working with self-signed SSL certificates - gives errors (fatal: SSL certificate)

I'm using git GUI on Windows 7. I need to clone the repository and simply want to just use it. However, when cloning, pulling, pushing to/from repo with self-signed certificate, I'm getting this ...
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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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What does this nonprinting symbol mean in Microsoft Word?

I have a document from another editor that includes a non-printing character (it goes away when paragraph icon in ribbon is toggled) that I do not recognize: I don't know how to search for an ...
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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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Cascade all open app windows

I'm looking for a way to arrange all open app windows on a given screen. I would like to "cascade" them so that part of each window is visible, and when any of them are clicked I can easily click back ...
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Edit/Remove Places + Submenus from Top Panel Gnome

How do I remove "Connect to server" from "Places" Menu in gnome top Panel for all users or remove "Places" Menu itself for all users ? Remove/Hide Connect to server " I want to restrict users from ...
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Best way to implement a GUI under Debian Linux [closed]

I'm currently using Bacula backup software under Debian Linux, all is good except the fact that it doesn't come up with a GUI. I had a look at all existing GUI out there, but none of them is what I ...
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Gmail text highlighting bug in Safari

I have a simple problem. As a Gmail user, I often like to drag tags from the left sidebar and drop them on individual conversations in my inbox. Quite recently, I started encountering something that ...
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Remove new tab and close tab buttons in chrome

I always use ^T to open a new tab, so I have no need for the new tab button. I'd also like to remove the close tab buttons since I always close tabs with ^W.
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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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blank/flashing Windows user interface

I've got a strange behaviour that happens randomly on my Wind 7 64-bits. Basically at random moments, some stuff that uses the Windows UI starts to get blank or flashing. Below there's an image ...
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How can I make it easier to use the mouse to expand column widths?

It seems like anytime I want to click between columns to expand them I end up miss clicking and dragging the column instead of expanding it. I've been told by an old friend that this is because the ...
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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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Maximized windows stretch behind panel and are partly covered by it

I use KDE 5.17 on Fedora 22. When I maximize a desktop window, its area extends behind the taskbar (the panel) as well - which is quite annoying to me, as I can't access any controls down there. I ...
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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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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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Windows 10 is lagging

My Windows 10 sometimes gets lags. It's most annoying when I'm watching videos (YT/flash/disk - doesn't matter). It's look like a 0,5s screen pause and superfast foward to actual play state. I can ...
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Is it possible to add command line arguments or additional applications to Win7 jumplists?

In Win7 SP1, is there a way to add items to jumplists to launch the associated application with different command-line parameters, or even launch other applications? There are a number of tools that ...
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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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SVN client for Ubuntu with Context menu

I've been wondering if there's an SVN client for Ubuntu (10.04 lucid lynx) in Gnome (not kdesvn since it's for kde) with context menu, so if you right-click on an SVN repository you have the options ...
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Show shortcuts for actions in Thunar

Is there a way to display the shortcuts in Thunar (or other Xfce stuff), if any? I know that the shortcuts can be specified in file accels.scm. All of them are set to default and commented out so ...
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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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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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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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MSI GS70, Blank or misplaced UI elements after upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1

I just updated my laptop from Windows 10 (not threshold 2) from Windows 8.1. But I noticed the following ui issues happened on some of the software that I use (Blizzard Battle.net app, Last.fm app, ...
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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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How do I use a different version of openssl?

I have downloaded, compiled, and tested, openssl 1.0.2d. I can use it preferentially in my shell by editing .bash_profile and placing the openssl_x84_64 at the beginning of PATH. I would like to ...
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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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Forcing XP style DPI scaling through a VB 2010 application?

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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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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Multiple users setup for Debian

I'd like to have a cron task that will be launching apps and taking screenshots on Xfce environment and in order not to interfere with that I'd setup another user that will be running with no GUI for ...
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Is there a GUI way to copy a folder's path in MATLAB?

Is there a way to easily copy the name of a folder's full path within MATLAB, from the MATLAB folder window, into a MATLAB script or command window? Dragging with mouse would be very nice, but I ...
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Install browser on Fully Automated Nagios

After installing and using Fully Automated Nagios I am wondering how to install a browser. Right now I only have access to cli. Fully automated nagios is build on centos, but doesn't have the gui ...
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Need a simple GUI in AutoHotkey script

I am very new to programming and I have a very simple code that I made for a game to not let me go afk (yes, I know there are easier ways). If anyone would be kind enough I would like a VERY simple ...
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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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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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I am not able to go to the graphical mode in linux redhat 7

I am not able access the graphical mode directly in redhat 7 as every time is as i every time it boot directly into terminal and for GUI mode, had to start it with startx command. so could you help ...