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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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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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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 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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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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Can you run a GUI on a google app engine Debian 7 server?

I've set up a vm server with google app engine. The machine type is n1-standard-1(more info) and the OS is Debian 7. What I want to do is have some kind of GUI. Is it possible? How can you do it? I ...
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How can I set unscaled HiDPI mode on VirtualBox command line?

VirtualBox 5 has support for "unscaled HiDPI output" via the machine|settings|display dialog. However, I can't find a matching modifyvm option in the manual. How do I set this from the command line? ...
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How to customize a WM

I am looking to build my own GUI for suseLinux, and after digging around on how to customize a Desktop Enviroment (DE) I discovered I want to customize an alredy existing Window Manager... For example ...
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How to start LXDE on Fedora Server?

I have Fedora Server 22 installed on my server. I installed LXDE with: sudo dnf groupinstall "LXDE Desktop" And rebooted. But it started in text mode. How do I start LXDE? Update startx gives ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Dragging task manager window is jerky; all others are smooth

I just clean installed Windows 7 on a computer, and I've run into a very odd problem. While dragging Chrome, Office and other application windows is very smooth, if I drag the task manager window, ...
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Kali Linux Glitched Boot

I'm having a problem with Kali Linux when it should start the gui, my cursor is constantly flickering. When I switch to tty2 I'm able to login but then I get in the command line. When I do X I end ...
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How to use scroll wheel for command output history in a minimal install?

If someone ever booted up a GNOME desktop and accessed the terminal you would be quick to realize that the scroll wheel is able to move back and forth through command history. To me this is an ideal ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Remove dark background of application switcher

I'd like to remove the dark background from the application switcher, ie this one: I'd like to have only app icons, like cDock: I know you can kill off the annoying volume overlay by brute ...
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Is there a way to make an application stay in the front of the GUI?

I'm running OSX Yosemite. What I would like to do is watch a video while I navigate through my other active applications. Is there a way to bring the video, open in Google Chrome, to the front of all ...
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Edit/remake oxygen style (KDE)

I want to know, if is possible to make own fork of oxygen style (engine) and modify it, or make own GUI engine from scratch (for KDE). I don't mean a desktop theme, but whole GUI engine, such as ...
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Inverse colors in all aplications running on Linux

Is it possible to change white background to black and black text to white but for all applications running on Linux including firefox, pidgin, text editor etc. ? It would be fine if it is possible ...
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Having problems with the GUI on ubuntu gnome 15.04. Linux responds, but the GUI does not

For some reason, whenever I try to install ubuntu gnome 15.04 on my computer (specs listed below) It boots, I can get to the gnome login screen, and I can log in. But after I log in, it brings me to a ...
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Why openvpn GUI client doesnt start after hybernation on win 7?

After hybernation, im trying to connect to ovpn, clicking for that on "connect" in context menu of openvpn GUI, than GUI becom yellow collor and stuck in this point. Logs are empty. OS Win 7. How to ...
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How to group windows during switching?

I like how different windows of the same program are grouped on a taskbar in Windows 7. It's very handy when you need to have many windows opened in the same time. But in a pane which appears during ...
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How to stop control/focus leaving the terminal when I start a GUI application

I have a Ruby script that launches Image viewer (eog) based on certain keyevents from the user. However Focus leaves the terminal(cursor stops blinking) when the first input is given. Until I click ...
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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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“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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...