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Windows of applications fail to come 'to front'.

I am running Windows 7, 64 bit, and for the longest time, I have has this problem where windows of my various applications will repeatedly fail to come 'to the front' when I click on them. Needless ...
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OS X - DEAAD300 File Can't be seen via Terminal or Deleted

OS X - 10.7.5 I have a file DEAAD300 on a users desktop that I can not delete. EDIT - The file can not be opened either. The icon that shows up looks like an Excel file (The user has Office 2011 ...
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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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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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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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Query value of button with current focus (together with xdotool) from the command line

I am using xdotool to automate some GUI usage. That works pretty well, but sometimes I want to check what button currently has focus. So I need to query the value of that button. xdotool doesn't seem ...
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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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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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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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Vagrant won't let me access Virtual Box's Guest window

I am a big Linux and Vagrant newbie, so please excuse my inexperience. So, I have a Slackware vagrant box. When I edit the Vagrantfile with this code: config.vm.provider "virtualbox" do |v| v.gui ...
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GUI tool for presenting connectivity status on a firewalled network with port blocks etc

The Israeli railway company has recently started a project of wireless LAN availability on its lines. Now, it's all in the flakey stages, sometimes things are up and sometimes they aren't; sometimes ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Does Knoppix CD version have a GUI app for recording CD/DVDs?

I'm using Knoppix (7.2.0 specifically, but the question is about any recent version) CD version, and would like to record a CD. I can use cdrecord fine, but would rather use some GUI app... except ...
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No GUI and Long on screen in ubuntu 14.04 after removing GTK

I removed the gtk+2 and gtk+3 by the command "apt-get remove" command. But after that, I could not log on to my system, there is no Log in screen and other GUI icons.But the PC is working, I could ...
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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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Windows 8/8.1/10 3D style window frames

Ever since Windows 8, window frames looked flat like in the old days before the 3D look that came with, I think, Windows 3.1. Yesterday I was playing with the Windows 10 preview and noticed that when ...
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Can't click on uncommitted changes in github Gui

I'm not sure if this is a bug in github Gui or just I made some mistakes. It seems that if I clicked on any commit in unsynced changes then wanted to go back to uncommitted changes, it doesn't do ...
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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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How can I use the windows GUI to do the equivalent of linux touch on multiple files?

This is very similar to this question: Windows equivalent of the Linux command 'touch'? The difference is, I'd like to set the date modified to "now" from the GUI. The above question may ...
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Linux keyboard interface GUI menubar

I am not much of a gui guy, but I like gnome3 because it generally gets out of my way and has a fast track to opening applications with minimal interaction. I rarely use gtk/qt applications but when I ...
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Copy image/disk/partition, not necessarily entirely and with compression for image

As my last question was considerated "off-topic", here it is reformulated : I have a 16GB SDCard but I put 4GB image on it and I want to be able to extract&store compressed only the 4GB image ...
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tig: increase view width

Is there a way to increase the width of a view? For example in status view if I select a file it splits the screen so that the status view is on the left and the stage view is on the right. I want to ...
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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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How to debug a Win32 GUI program if OllyDbg does not open it?

Basically I followed the tutorial in this website: How to get the serial number of a program with OllyDbg. I got "Nothing found *" in PEiD, with Subsysytem = "Win32 GUI", and V. Size & R. Size ...
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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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Kali unable to boot to GUI

I installed and created a truecrypt volume and my system crashed before I could unmount. Now when I try to boot I get no GUI. I tried to umount but it says /dev/sda1 is busy. how can I umount or kill ...
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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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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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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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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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Unicode development in MATLAB GUI on WIndows and Linux

Can anyone please direct me in the Unicode development of MATLAB GUI over Windows and Linux platforms? My problem is the erroneous display of Unicode (French) characters in GUI and *.m files. Once I ...
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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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Remove 3D border around VM screens in VMware

VMware always puts the screens of virtual machines into a panel which has an ugly 3D border around it. I don't know why the GUI designers didn't remove this Windows 2000-stylish border yet in ...
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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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GUI universal timestamp-savvy log viewer

How to view some log file where each entry has a date or timestamp in GUI way? Example of log: 1390406139.123 msg1 1390406139.324 msg2 1390406139.326 msg2 1390406139.329 msg2 1390406139.332 msg2 ...
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How can I clean up Services menus?

OSX's Services are great, and they could be brilliant -- but the UI for managing them (Sys Prefs > Keyboard > Shortcuts) is a mess: the window isn't resizable, there's no overview, you can't sort the ...
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Graphical interface to git with support for signed commits?

Is there any graphical interfaces to Git with support for gpg signed commits? I've tried the "Tools" -> "Add..." way of the builtin git gui that comes with git but that doesnt work with commit -S. ...
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How to prevent an app from minimizing (Windows 7)

Is there a way, on Windows 7, to prevent a specific application from minimizing to the task bar & the system tray, even if the application itself doesn't support this feature? Please note: I mean ...
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How I can make GUI of Netbeans look darker?

I have sensitive eyes. It is important for me - having everything dark in my monitor. For example, this is my Eclipse. How I can make Netbeans good for my eyes? I work under Linux, Lubuntu. Thank you ...
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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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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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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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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 ...