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An application, or a component of an interface, that enables a user to perform a function or access a service. For example, a web widget is a small application that can be installed and executed within a web page by an end user.

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ZSH custom widget not working as I think it should

I'm trying to define a function so that I can launch Midnight Commander by pressing Alt-, but the function just doesn't work. I found and modified a function on another site and modified it so: ...
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Time desklet with time zone different than system timezone in linux

I want two desklets on my desktop, one showing system clock's time and other showing time at a different time zone. I tried searching for such a desklet where I can configure its time zone but ...
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emacs - Widget Custom Theme

I'm starting using emacs. I know that everything of emacs is customizable. But, one thing I can't even found on internet is modifying the default emacs' widget's Look and Feel. Is there some way to ...
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Sticky notes on windows 7

I have Sticky notes running as a widget on windows 7. I would like to do the following Change that front to arial narrow and BOLD. I am aware of the font change fix. How do I get the bold in there ...
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Google Spreadsheet as Windows 7/8 wallpaper [duplicate]

Is there a way to make a Google Document/spreadsheet as my windows desktop wallpaper ? I was thinking of a software that will act like a widget with a fixed position on my desktop.
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Is there a desktop status widget for Jenkins?

At our company, we use Nagstamon to monitor our Nagios alerts. It's a standalone app that doesn't require a web browser, and installs on Linux. Is there a similar widget to monitor Jenkins ...
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Can a set view of a webpage turned into something like a desktop widget?

edit I'm interested to do this on Windows, Linux and Mac. :) I am curious if there is already a way to create something like a desktop widget out of only a selected part of a webpage. There are many ...
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Win7 widget: RSS/Feed Headlines has stop symbol when hovering

As you can see from the picture I get a stop symbol (PrtScn doesn't capture cursor, so I edited that in) & no images load. This happens on multiple different feeds, so I have trouble believing ...
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How can I constantly monitor if my server has network traffic?

I run a server on my laptop (with Windows 7) to share some data with remote users. I do not want to shut down the laptop while others are downloading – therefore, I constantly need to monitor my ...
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Desktop Widget Fails to AutoStart When I Boot Up my Windows 7 PC?

I have a Desktop Widget called Horloger (third party not official Microsoft) (I believe the term Widget is no longer used, and they are now called Gadgets) which would autostart on booting up my PC, ...
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Wordpress widget constantly switching

I work as a Webmaster at a Canadian company named Atrium Innovations. Our corporate website currently runs on WordPress. Several plugins are installed on our WordPress version, and one of them as been ...
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Can I get back desktop Gadgets?

There is no option to add desktop Gadgets in Windows 8 desktop view, Can i still get them back, without having to use untrusted third party software?
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Where can I find widgets to replace Windows Sidebar gadgets? [closed]

Now security advisors are calling for disabling the Windows Sidebar entirely. Are there stand-alone apps that work with both Windows Vista and 7?
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How to widen properties windows/dialogs in Windows 7?

I need to widen some properties windows/dialogs in Windows 7 to be able to read some very long paths. How can I do this? Thanks! PS: I have already tried ResizeEnable and AuthoHotKeys, and let's ...
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Awesome WM buttons stop working

This is an excerp from my rc.lua: testcfg ={} testcfg.s = 1 testcfg.widget = widget({type = "textbox", name = "testcfg.widget", align = "right"}) testcfg.widget.text = testcfg.s testcfg.command = ...
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How to block annoying facebook and other social network widgets

We have facebook buttons, twitter buttons, linkedin buttons, google+ buttons, stumbleupon buttons, younameit buttons. These social network buttons and widgets are creeping up the internets like the ...
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KDE taskbar widget showing up in the middle of my screen

Suddenly, my widgets seem to be showing up in the middle of my screen. My calendar and everything else. Here are some screenshots: I've restarted my computer several times and restarted X a couple ...
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Calendar location incorrect in Linux Mint 9

When I click on the calendar applet, the calendar widget appears almost at the top right of the screen, instead of the bottom right.
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Is there a todo-list /tasks widget that will sync with Google Tasks? [closed]

I'd like to be able to see an at-a-glance view of Google tasks on my desktop (XP). Has anyone found a Yahoo widget or Google gadget that will do this?
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How to share Opera extensions preferences between my two computers?

Well, the title is quite unambiguous. However, let me clarify it even more. Starting with Opera 11, there now are Opera extensions, which are compliant to W3C widget specification. This allows us to ...
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How to block annoying Google RSS feed widget

This annoying Google RSS feed widget is just as annoying as this annoying Twitter search widget. How can I block it? I'm using Firefox.
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A good to do / task app [closed]

I am looking for a good to do / tasking app or widget. Basically I just want a list of items which I can check off when I have finished them - similar to Google Mail Tasks.
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Laptop LEDs replacement widget

I bought a new high-end customized laptop. Surprisingly it has no LEDs besides the power button. Specifically I'm missing the hard drive LED, WiFi LED and Bluetooth LED. I'm looking for a nice ...
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How to block annoying twitter search widget

this twitter search widget is popping up all around the internet. the animation is annoying the hell out of me. newspapers think they are cool when they put this twitter widget next to their articles, ...
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Tool/widget for notes (a small developer team)?

I'm looking for a tool for notes in Windows environment. We have a small developer team and we would like to have some kind of notebook in our desktops (open all the time) and everyone could add notes ...
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Dictionary Desktop Widget

I constantly feel the need for a simple dictionary widget configured to a keyboard shortcut which lets me find the meanings/spellings of words independent of the application that I am currently using. ...
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Convert Opera Widget into Standalone Widget

How to Convert Opera Widget into Standalone Widget?
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Desktop clock widget or application for several places

... i.e. I need a little clock application which floats on the desktop, and shows time. Only I need several clocks (three to be exact) for 3 time zones. Anyone know of such an app?
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Where Safari Web Clips are saved?

In which location Safari saves a web-clip generated widget ?
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how to uninstall a desktop gadget/widget in w7

I've installed this widget called magic folder. But it crashes often how do I uninstall it?
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How do I undelete stickies (the OS X widget version)?

In Mac OS X Snow Leopard, is it possible to undelete accidentally deleted stickies? (The widget version, not the application version)
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Earth Clock widget for Windows 7

Is there an Earth Clock widget for Windows 7's desktop? I mean something like this, a view of the earth, with the evolution of the light part, according to the time (the clocks in themselves are not ...
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Linux: Are there any Desktop Widget engines that runs html/css/javascript? [closed]

I'm looking for a Desktop widget engine for linux that lets me program widgets using html, css, and javascript Any suggestions? Also comment if you have win/osx tips :)
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How to manage desktop real-estate for Ubuntu/Gnome

I'd like to reserve a section of my desktop for placing all my widgets. So when a window is maximized, it does not get mixed up with the widgets. Since there's a solution for Windows, I am guessing ...
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Is there a windows sidebar widget that shows temperature from sensors inside the computer?

Is there a windows vista sidebar widget that shows temperature from sensors inside the computer? I have found Speedfan. Would like something that runs as a sidebar widget.
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Screenlet “wideweather” keeps losing its configuration

I use the screenlet "wideweather" on my desktop. It works great, but every once in a while, it loses its configuration, and appears in the default corner of the screen with the default options: Any ...
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Bandwidth monitor for Mac OS X?

This is similar to the question: Does software exist to log all download / upload usage? But, I want to know what options are out there for OS X? This includes Dashboard widgets and standard ...
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Is there a way to re-arrange the movies in youtube's videobar?

I am using the Youtube's VideoBar. I have some videos in certain channel that should be in certain order. You tube for some reason arranges them in the opposite direction. Is there a way to change ...