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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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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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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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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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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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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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Incrementally grepping a single text file with a configurable GUI

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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Forcing XP Style DPI Scaling through a vb 2010 app?

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 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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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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Mac OS Modal Dialog Offscreen Blocking Google Chrome?

I have a MacBook Pro that I take from work to my house. I rarely open the lid and almost always hook up to an external monitor. I frequently find, and I'm unable to find a pattern to consistently ...
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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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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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How do I change iTerm2's visual bell to just a flashing screen?

I know I have seen this set on other computers, but I'm uncertain how to change this myself. Also, I've tried changing bell.png in: ~/Applications/iTerm.app/Contents/Resources/bell.png However, I'd ...
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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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Repair tar.gz files with a GUI

I have been downloading back ups from my web hosts cpanel on a weekly basis. The back ups are in tar.gz format. However, when I try to extract them, I get an error message stating that they are ...
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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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How to do block downloads of assignments from Blackboard?

For instance, see the attached image (redacted for anonymity). Does Blackboard provide any means to download all in one go? There are many guides that suggest that you can - but all of them show ...
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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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Autohotkey Prevent GUI from closing after pressing Button

The GUI closes every time I press the "Kitch" button. What I did temporarily is to put "Gui, Show" in order to make the button reappear again. Gui, Add, Button, x2 y0 w110 h60 , Kitch Gui, Show, x127 ...
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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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How can I keep Red Hat Linux folders open?

I am using Red Hat Linux (2.6.18 from uname -r) on a 64-bit machine. I usually keep 2 particular folders open, so I can see and manipulate their files with GUI actions. If some period of time has ...
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Adding users in the unity gui on ubuntu 13.04 - settings are locked

I installed an ubuntu 13.04 without gui and later installed unity on that machine. There is one non root user only. When trying to add a user using the unity add user dialog there seem to be no ...
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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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Turn off Windows 7 option from hiding windows when they loose focus

Somehow i managed to turn an option on my Windows 7 that when application window loses mouse focus, it automatically hides by Windows. I'm sick and tired of this, and I can't recall where did I ...
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Mysteriously misspelled English GUI in Jitsi - how to fix?

I just have installed Jitsi, an open source chat program written in Java. UI is misspelled in every language: Helo = Help Tnnlr = Tools Offlime = Offline I had same problem with some ...
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Creating a form for editing multiple tables in a MySQL database

I'm writing a MySQL database, hosted on a Linux server (Ubuntu 12.04) and was intending to use OpenOffice Base on a client machine to act as a front end for data entry. That's fine for editing a ...
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How to reset Google Chrome's settings for a webpage's user-modified webpage layout

I locally changed the GUI layout of a website I visit with Google Chrome: The website http://jsfiddle.net has a paned window layout which separates the four panes "HTML", "JavaScript", "CSS", and ...
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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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Gnome/Unity not working

I wanted to try the gnome 3.9 UI on ubuntu 12.04 LTS. So I installed the following ppa add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Then I added the following ...
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Windows menus are initially faded

I've had this problem before, restart fixed it but I'm wondering why it occurs. Randomly, my computer will start to make the menus faded when they are initially created (For example right click ...
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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 ...