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How to set the background color of a PDF file opened in a Firefox browser?

I tried the following way to change the PDF file background color in a Firefox browser (Firefox version 124.0, following an answer from here): Enter setting with about:config set pdfjs....
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How to force run an application in the background at startup

I have an application (a keyboard driver) which launches at startup without issues. It's basically a keyboard configuration utility, which sets up macros, keyboard lights, remaps, etc. Problem is, it ...
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How to change Gnome (Fedora Linux) main background color?

How to change Gnome (Fedora 39) theme's main grey background color without changing desktop background image/color?
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Can't change Libreoffice Base from dark mode

I am running Libreoffice 7.5.4.2 in a Mac Mini with an M1 chip. I used to run LibreOffice 7.3.1.3 on the same computer. When I opened my databases on 7.3.1.3, they opened all with a gray background, ...
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Add "Next Desktop Background" to context menu in Windows 11

I have tried numerous times to add Next Desktop Background Picture to my context menu in new windows 11 to no avail. Does anyone know ho to get it there permanently? It shows up when you change themes ...
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Windows 10 cmd.exe process drops from foreground to background

I have been having this problem for over a year and have searched for clues to its resolution and found almost nothing. The problem is that after a time (could be days or weeks), cmd.exe processes ...
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Why does my audio stop playing when I switch tabs in Chrome?

I'm using Chrome to listen to Youtube in the background (not on the Youtube app, but with Youtube being one of my Chrome tabs), and every time I switch tabs the audio stops playing. This problem isn't ...
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How to force Unity Editor/TestRunner to run at full speed when in background?

I have observed a curious behaviour where processing in Unity Editor (TestRunner) takes 2.5s while the editor is in the foreground, but slows down to 15s when I immediately tab to another app, thus ...
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Next desktop background by cmd, Powershell or batch?

I have set slideshow as my Windows 10 background. I can right click on the desktop and select Next desktop background to change it to the next image. Is there any way to do this via cmd or powershell ...
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How to change theme/background settings in Windows 10 automatically or with one click?

Question background: I set my background to slideshow that changes every 10 minutes. It also choose the accent color automatically from my background and show the accent color on start, taskbar, and ...
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Windows 10 blue screen instead of background image

so I have Windows 10 Pro and I configured an image to all cases (Background image, lock screen, etc). But from time to time when I come back to my PC after a night I didn't touch it, I see a blue ...
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Set Different Margin Color in Libreoffice Writer

Is it possible to set different margin color and leave the workspace white ?? Because some text and pictures need to add there.. I look up and haven't found anything related to this except for this ...
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Which Notepad++ plugin sets the text's background color to orange?

I installed about two dozens of plugins in a new Notepad++ installation and the result is: I checked all plugins. None of them gives a hint to the background color. I also checked Settings → ...
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Windows 10 - Background image

I keep changing my background picture to a photo that I have, but it keeps changing back to another photo I have after about 30-45 seconds. I'm using Windows 10. I can't seem to get rid of the ...
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Use an application (like OneNote) as a background image

I have a list of tasks I need to do. In order not to forget them, I would like to put them in a OneNote document. (Or whatever program: MS-Word, MS-Excel, Notepad++, ...) Then, I would like to use ...
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How to locate unknown background applications ex. "Vitality ApS" in MacOS Ventura 13.1?

I just got the notification about an "Vitality ApS" being an login item allowed in the background. It shows in the control panel and I can disable it, but "How can I find the related ...
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mac login screen background

I have a super annoying problem when I log into my mac and there is not a user selected. Then I see this ugly background, that I really do not like: I changed the background at both of my users, but ...
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Windows 11 black screen instead of blue

Maybe a silly question, but I would just like to know this, is this an error or what. I just installed Windows 11 (upgraded from Windows 10 Home) and it works fine. Just some backgrounds colors are ...
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How to change background color/image in Ctrl+Alt+Delete menu?

Is there any way to change a background color/image in Ctrl+Alt+Delete menu? After logon I press Ctrl+Alt+Delete and see a menu with "Switch User", "Change a password", etc. ...
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pass Keystroke to powershell in background, started with -w hidden

I am trying to learn powershell scripting and I have the following problem: A script needs to get a ENTER keystroke during its runtime so the first lines are executed before the 2nd part starts. The ...
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Why won't console window remain hidden while using Task Scheduler hidden property? [duplicate]

I'm trying to get my console program to run without being visible on the desktop. In Task Scheduler in Windows 11, I tried enabling it as a service and ticking the hidden checkbox, but it doesn't do ...
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Specific programs crash when the computer is locked?

Due to a new policy, our GPO now locks every computer after 1 hour of being unattended. We have one specific computer which runs testing software that takes a long time, so we typically run it after ...
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How can I find out the cell background color in Excel?

How can I find out the cell background color in Excel? Here is what I am trying to do: 1 Select the cell. 2 Click on the bucket. 3 Click on the More Colors... 4 Hoping to see the cell background ...
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Remove diagonal background or foreground in SmartDraw after Visio import

How do I remove diagonal background or foreground in SmartDraw after Visio import? This is very distracting on the eyes.
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What are the requirements to have the change your background feature enabled in Microsoft Teams?

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/change-your-background-for-a-teams-meeting-f77a2381-443a-499d-825e-509a140f4780 mentions: Note: If you don't see this option in the menu, the feature might ...
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Disable unique backgrounds on virtual desktops in Windows 11?

I use virtual desktops and the Bing Wallpaper app to get a fresh wallpaper every day. It worked great on Windows 10, but with Windows 11 each desktop can have its own unique wallpaper. Now when Bing ...
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Running a Script in Foreground Without Login at Boot Windows10

I am trying to run a programme (t-rex, mining soft) which runs in the cmd indefinitely. I want to run it at boot without login. I have got it to run without any problems by scheduling a bat file, but ...
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Run background (async) cmd with sync output

I am using curl to get a URL then writing to a file, like this: urls=( 'https://www.example1.com' 'https://www.example2.com' ) for i in ${urls[@]}; do curl $i & done echo 'stuff' I have ...
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How to fully load a website in a background tab in Firefox?

How can one ensure a website gets fully loaded when the site is opened in a Firefox background tab? For example, the COVID-19 Dashboard by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at ...
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How to color the whole WIDTH behind a header in MS word?

I am trying to redesign my CV a bit. I would like to add some sort of header with a decent coloured background since I saw a similar design on another CV that I've really liked. However, I didn't find ...
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Run chrome apps/other apps as a background service

I have a Chrome app (a website) that I want to run in the background in Windows 10. That means that it won't be minimized but as a background service/in the task bar. How can I achieve this? Thanks
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How do I disable Microsoft Edge Updater?

When I end task it on task manager it opens up 15 minutes later. I don’t need a web browser I don’t use to be updating every minute of the day, slowing down my computer. I mean MicrosoftEdgeUpdate.exe
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Microsoft edge not appear in background apps

I want to fix windows spotlight, but, when i was triying to solve the problem checking what aplications were in background i didn´t see microsoft edge. Does anyone knows why that app is not there ? ...
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Using Thunderbird 78.9.1, what must I do to display "Important" message in red backcolor?

In Thunderbird 78.9.1, I search to display some tagged messages with some specific backcolors. Using Options in Thunderbird application, it is only possible to set forecolors ! I have found some pages ...
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Run a background script inside a docker

I want to keep running 2 shell scripts inside my container. These scripts shall start as I start the container. FROM centos:8 # Update the image with the latest packages (recommended) RUN yum update -...
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Set Windows Background Colours from a Webpage Script

The Display Screen Optimiser I have a web app which identifies the optimal background colours for reading speed. It can set this optimal colour as the background for our site but our users want to be ...
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System process disk activity

I've detected some disk activity by 'System' process. Checked Windows Update and Task scheduler, nothing. Checked Event Viewer, only activity I can see is numerous journals being created in 'Security ...
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Put a background image in footer in Word 2010?

I want to put a background image in the footer, but can only figure out how to put an actual image in. I tried putting an actual image in but had some issues with doing so. I need the background image ...
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Launched when a game is started by a shortcut, how can I find Steam again, after ending the game, in order to stop it too?

I start a Steam game by its shortcut. Then when I end the game, I would like to stop Steam after that game too. Under Windows 7 I used once, I had to do an Alt-Tab to find Steam and stop it by its ...
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Randomly change Windows Desktop Theme

I enjoy using Themes for my windows 10 desktop background. But each theme only has (roughly) 10 - 20 images and I get bored with the repeats quickly. I'd like to have Windows randomly change the ...
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Python background script dosn't work properly after sometime in Ubuntu

I wrote a python script to tail auth log and anylse the new lines. After that It writes output to another file according to the auth.log log line. I set that script to run in background after every ...
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Windows icons disappeared and background became blurry

I'm having a strange problem with Windows 10 since yesterday. Basically, all icons on the desktop have disappeared and the background has become blurry. When I try to remove a display or change ...
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Win10 How to Remove Background Picture For One Monitor Only

I have 2 monitors and inadvertently set the same picture as the background for each monitor. I wanted one solid color and the picture on the other but now I can only change them to both solid or a ...
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Is there a clever way to group a bunch of files together besides using a folder (for Windows desktop background images)?

I have many photographs, and I want to pick about 1000 of them to use as Windows desktop backgrounds (aka wallpapers). The easiest thing to do is copy the ones I want into their own folder, and then ...
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Telegram is automatically turning off in windows 10?

Telegram is automatically turning off in windows 10 when in background. What should I do? It worked perfectly till yesterday. And I don't remember I changed any settings or something.
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Widows 10 background not working

I have a windows 10 PC. I recently connected it to two 49" ultrawide monitors and adjusted the resolution under display settings to the appropriate setting. Since the old background I had was set ...
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how to schedule "pm2 start" script in ubuntu repeatedly?

So i have a python script running under pm2 in the background process. The code is simply os.system("sudo python webhooks.py) and the reason for this is that the webhooks.py file is meant to have ...
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Reroute pid output

Heyo all, Say I have a bash file. echo "Hey!" echo "Hay!" bash ~/otherstuff.sh & It's the last line that annoys me. I'd like it to be done in the background, which it ...
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Firefox stopped playing media in the background [closed]

Till the last update (79.0.5), media used to play in the background even if the browser is minimized (navigate to other apps), or android on sleep (press power button, screen off). But after the ...
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Setting background image in Git Bash with Windows Terminal

I have Git Bash running in my Windows Terminal, but I have trouble setting the background image, which is only visible in the right strip of the terminal window (it's cropped, not squished): At first,...
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