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“Click to translate” for .pdf

Is there a way to be able just click a word and get its translation while reading .pdf files? Google Dictionary is very useful plugin for Chrome but works only for web pages. Does something similar ...
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How to reference previous parameter in interactive bash shell?

I'm trying to do something like: mv doc1 $1.html #equivalent to mv doc1 doc1.html but the problem here is that, because I'm in an interactive shell, $1 refers to the first parameter passed to ...
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Open new konsole from script, executing command and becoming interactive on conclusion

I want to be able to get a script (ran at startup) to open up a konsole terminal. When it opens it is to do some persistent things (like change directory and source bashrc) and run a long running ...
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What's the purpose of the Linux filesystem checkers' “interactive mode”?

Linux's fsck disk-repair tool often runs in an "interactive mode" by default. This means that, if it finds problems, it may ask me questions. But these questions tend to assume that I am a filesystem ...
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Running interactive commands in remote machine using putty command line

I am trying to connect to remote terminal using putty command line with below command: C:\Program Files>putty.exe -ssh -2 -l username -pw password -m remote.cmd -t 10.127.1.1 In remote.cmd file, I ...
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Windows scheduled task interactive mode (GUI)

I am trying to run an application (Selenium test) through the task scheduler in a Windows XP virtual machine guest that allows for desktop interaction (keyboard pressing, movement through Firefox). I ...
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Run interactive task even if user is not logged on Windows

I have an application which automates my everyday task of logging into some website and doing repetetive actions. This app starts as a scheduled task everyday at 7.30am. The problem arises when I ...
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Bash script template to copy files to predefined destination folders

I need an interactive bash script template to copy files to predefined destination folders. If possible, when prompted for user input tab completion would be enabled for a predefined source directory. ...
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Suppress (or quiet) the output of bash: “Hit any key to close this window…”

Typically when I invoke an GUI application in vim, I get a command prompt that awaits for my response: shell returned 1 Hit any key to close this window... How can I not make this prompt to show ...
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Howto start an interactive script at ubuntu startup?

Based on Ubuntu core 12.04, I have prepared a bootable DVD. After booting (to console only), I can login as a user and start a script for installation of an embedded device: sudo install_script In ...
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truecrypt mounting through windows service

I've created a windows service which silently mounts truecrypt volumes via command line. A couple issues have arose however; although the volume mounts correctly it won't show up in windows explorer ...
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Interactive Services Detection

What is causing this ? What did I do wrong ? How do I stop the behavior ? Turned on machine. Loaded Apps to go to work Got this... INTERACTIVE SERVICES DETECTION, A PROGRAM RUNNING ON THIS ...
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Is it possible to create interactive pages in epub format?

As part of a school project, I'm trying to create a small interactive e-booklet using the EPUB(3) format. It needs be readable (and "interactable") on both a Windows and Android reader. I'm having no ...
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Hyperlink in PowerPoint 2007

Suppose, on the left hand side, I have about 10 symbols and on the right hand side, there is some text for details of the said symbol. After clicking a particular symbol, the corresponding text should ...
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How do you launch an SSH connection with port forwarding without interrupting your screen access?

I want to make an SSH connection to another server with forwarding, but without having to log on to the remote server, nor interfere with the screen I am working on. I also need to access the ...
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Load login shell inside user cronjob

I'm trying to run a rake task using a scheduled cronjob. My crontab looks something like this: 0 1 * * 1-7 /bin/bash -l -c "cd ~/jobs/rake && rake reports:create >> ...
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Programs for reading data off interactive web charts

This question is in the same vein as this one: Program for reading data off scanned graphs Recently more and more interactive charts show up on the Net. Have a look at the following one: ...
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How do I allow interactive services in Windows 7?

I need to run a service interactively on my computer. (I am already aware of the implications.) How do I enable a service (running in session 0) to run interact with the current desktop in Windows 7? ...
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how to start an interactive shell with special setup

I want to start an interactive zsh (on cygwin) with project specific set-up: source /etc/profile source ~/.profile source $PROJECT_HOME/Setup.zsh become interactive I got as far a step 3 but then ...
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Running a shell script in a web server as if it was interactive

I have a shell script (csh) - I didn't write it so I can't change it now. The script does a lot of parsing of log files, calls other scripts in languages like Perl and Tcl, creates new files and calls ...
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Upstart: accept user input to switch xorg.conf

I'm trying to get a startup script requiring user input running before gdm starts (the script should allow me to choose from a list of xorg.conf's the one I'd like to use for the current session). ...
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How can I run PowerShell commands without enclosing arguments in quotes?

When I try to run a program with a command line option from the PowerShell prompt, PowerShell ends up mangling the option. Why does this happen? Is there any way to stop it besides enclosing the ...
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Is there an interactive firewall for outbound traffic on Ubuntu?

I wish to prevent some programs from "phoning home", and to allow other programs to access only specific web servers. Is there any way to interactively allow or decline outbound communication from ...
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Script to use sudo in a terminal, gksudo otherwise?

I'd like to write a script that does an administration task, and I would like to be able to run it either from a terminal or not. If it runs in a terminal, even a graphical one, I'd like it to ask for ...
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Can I make scp ask before overwriting an existing file?

Is there a possibility (man scp didn't reveal any) to make scp interactive like cp -i? That is, scp asks, if the target exists, if it may overwrite it? If yes, does it work locally and remote? If ...