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Windows (10 and Server 2019): Why suddenly Search Active Directory button is greyed out (disabled)?

I do not understand this unexpected behavior: I'm making some experiments with VMWare Workstation 16 Pro and few virtual machines with Windows 10 Pro (20H2) and Windows Server 2019 Standard. I put ...
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Create a drag-and-drop operator for a command line script in Lubuntu 20.04LTS

Curious if it's possible to create a launcher such that when I drop a file (an image, in this case) onto the launcher in my desktop, I'll be able to run a bash script on that image. I used to be able ...
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Stacking position of two applications [duplicate]

I have this issue: I have a java application that goes fullscreen and another application (of which I have no control) that must stay in the same place of the screen and always be shown. My ...
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Debian 10 gui not work on dell vostro 3400

I am currently trying debian 10 buster on my dell vostro 3400 laptop. I install it, all things seems fine until I found I can not enter regular desktop environment. I try to use startx while stuck at ...
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GUI for WSL2 CentOS through RDP

I've installed an Xfce desktop for WSL2 Ubuntu-18.04-LTS through xrdp with relative ease, but am having difficulty with CentOS 7. I have used the workaround here for systemctl. Afterwards, I've tried ...
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Reinstall anonsurf GUI on parrot

I deleted anonsurf gui thats installed by default on my parrot os. I saw many articles on how to install it on kali but none on parrot. Please help.
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How to automatically sync files in WinSCP? [duplicate]

Is there a way to do that in WinSCP? The official article about that only discusses scripting, while I want a simple GUI solution.
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How do I load locally saved icons on “new tab” homepage firefox?

I would like to know if it is possible to load icons stored on my computer in the "new tab" homepage of firefox. This came out because when firefox starts, it takes massive time to load the ...
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FFMPEG is too slow in youtube-dl

I am creating a GUI for youtube-dl(at first I created for myself because none of others free video downloader programs was satisfactory for me but now I want to deploy it and share it with people). So ...
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Avoid mistaken “double-click” non-response when clicking a Windows taskbar tab and immediately clicking it again to send to background?

When I click a taskbar tab to highlight that program's window, sometimes I only want a quick peek, and so I quickly click it again to send it to the background. Unfortunately, Windows treats this as a ...
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Arduino and Matlab Serial communication is slow

I am sending 10k data from MKR Zero Arduino to MATLAB with serial communcation. The data is finished sending from the Arduino in 3 seconds but the Matlab connot catch up the speed and take more than 5 ...
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How to completely disable mouse grab in qemu

I want to test bootable iso files with qemu. I feel very discomfort that when I click inside qemu window, the mouse gets grabbed and you need to press Ctrl + Alt + G to release it. In VirtualBox there ...
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how to convert qt5-designer generate .ui file to .py file?

I tried to convert the .ui file which is generated using qt5 designer to .py but all those ways are different some are working some are not working.
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How to open qt5 designer in linux using terminal?

How to open qt5 designer in ubuntu I installed it through the terminal using a command sudo apt-get install python-qt5 qt5-designer
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Windows 10: How to keep task bar buttons in manual order? [duplicate]

Windows 10 has this shortcut key to switch between desktop: Win+Ctrl+Left/Right Choose the classic task bar button mode (with title next to small icon) instead of big icons on task bar, and arrange ...
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How to set environment variables on MacOS using a GUI?

I'm trying to provide instructions to several people on how to set an environment variable in MacOS. I want the variable to be permanent, not require reboot, and it must work for all gui applications. ...
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Weird Passwords… field pops up in big sur

i don't know if this is a right place to ask, but Im having hard time figuring out why a passwords... button pops up randomly on my big sur OS on the left side of the screen. Clicking it doesn't to ...
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Windows 10 dark mode - icons minimize, maximize close not visible for some active windows

On my windows 10 enterprise (Version 10.0.18363) the display of the icons to close, minimize or maximize a window are not consistent in dark mode. In the left window all three icons are visible. On ...
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git: automatic sync to remote for non-tech-savvies with GUI

Is there an easy GUI application for non-tech-savvies that enables automatic (i.e. on copy/create/delete file) syncing to a git remote. It should be actively maintained, preferably cross-platform ...
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How to make VLC actually remember what I tell it?

I keep being forced to select "Always on top" in the "View" menu in VLC. It forgets this setting the moment I close VLC. And then I have to repeat it again and again and again... I ...
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Why does GnuPG use a GUI and how can I customize/change it?

*By pass I meant pass for Unix, the standard password manager. I set up GnuPG to use pass and it works just fine. Whenever I need to enter my password, however, I have to enter it in a popup. This ...
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How to disable blinking of the red microphone icon in Firefox?

I have 64-bit Firefox 80.0.1 for Linux. It features a red blinking microphone icon in the tray on the left of the address bar in certain circumstances. How to disable the blinking and make it a static ...
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Launch GUI application from local server on remote server without auto start on Linux

I'm looking for a way to do the following: manually launch GUI apps on remote server (no autostarting apps, so no cron/systemd etc) not see any GUI on local server (so no ssh -X) At the risk of over-...
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How to copy from the terminal VirtualBox Ubuntu server on internal network?

I know that VirtualBox does not have a feature of copying anything from a terminal in a GUI-less environment. We need to SSH to the server and use SSH clients for interaction, namely, copy-paste. But ...
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Apps' GUI becomes laggy/unresponsive, with some having flickering elements, when the desktop background is changed on Windows 10. Why?

I was super annoyed by the fact that regularly I got hangs/lag for any/all apps. Videos became slide-shows, apps responded with huge delay with the inputs buffered. All sorts of nastiness. Which got ...
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How do I activate a window without bringing it to the foreground?

I find it frustrating while multitasking that when I activate a window and it covers the other one I was on. On Linux, especially with Plasma Desktop, I can set the focus to follow the mouse and set ...
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OCR a table to csv using a GUI for tesseract? [closed]

I want to OCR 20 pages of tables to CSV or similar format, using a GUI. For this purpose I installed tesseract (including tesseract-training and the applicable language package) using MacPorts. I also ...
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Running a GUI application on a CI service without X11

I have a GUI application that I would like to set up testing for via GitHub Actions. I already have it set up so that GitHub Actions compiles the application on Ubuntu, but now what I would like to do ...
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Identify the command run after a UI click

I'm looking for something similar as in here: How to know the corresponding command line cmd for the UI click? But in my case, under Windows 10 OS. More specifically, the command run after a UI click ...
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Is there a way to hide application title bars in Windows 10?

By "Border" I mean the application's menu bar that has the minimize, maximize, and close buttons etc. Is there a way to temporarily hide it and force a window to be "borderless" ...
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PowerPoint 2013(6): set slide timings to narration durations

I accidentally ran Clear Timings on All Slides command and lost all slide timings. However, each slide of my presentation has narrations. Is there a GUI/VBA way to set slide timings to narration ...
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How do I copy a file to the clipboard in the terminal and paste it with the gui (linux)

I would like to copy a file to the clipboard with the terminal, like when right clicking a file and selecting "copy" in the gui. Someting like "cp test.txt" (without a destination) ...
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Is there a way to open a second workspace on the visual studio code GUI?

I only use VSCode for text editing and formatting not really tasking advantages of the actual workspace architectures as much as I should. So I know its not meant for that or I can add just multiple ...
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Autoit user Gui idle Timeout close

I created a GUI Program with Autoit. I want to add a idle Timeout to my program to be automatically closed After the timeout has elapsed (Similar to InputBox & MsgBox). But it has no option for it....
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Bug in MacOS Mojave GUI: No any password works

Yesterday after I rebooted my Macbook Air (13-inch, Early 2015) Mojave system, I found myself unable to login on all my local accounts in the GUI. Today I used the following commands. /sbin/fsck -fy ...
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No login screen, and no GUI issue

After the installation of hime (Traditional Chinese input) and pantheon desktop environment and I rebooted my computer, there is black screen and I can't see any graphical interface. Like this:Black ...
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Why can't show GUI screen with FuryBSD in VirtualBox?

I downloaded FuryBSD 12.1 XFCE from official site. Launched it in VirtualBox. From the official guide, it should show a GUI desktop. But in my machine it didn't. It showed terminal login screen. I ...
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Change word-document to the input from a GUI?

Every now and then I have to update some rent-contracts which I do by hand. Is there a way I could create a program / app / gui that asks me for input and then changes those values in the (word) ...
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Powershell GUI - not calling sub batch file

Regarding my Powershell script with GUI: When compiled as a .exe (PS2GUI with noConsole) it works properly, but when calling this same .exe from a .bat, it does not work: It does not start the Start-...
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2 vpn sessions in one laptop?

we are having to share a laptop at home. One person has a vpn session for work and it is all fine. The other person also manages to open a vpn connection (using different software and to another ...
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Manipulate Afx OLE Control in External Window by Powershell

I have to perform automation by manipulating (including get and set text from) an accounting system using Powershell. The process has a window which contain a grid-like container (the one with blue ...
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Enable disabled item in context menu

In specific application, when i right click, it shows context menu. However, some items are disabled, and some enabled: Is there any way, using WinSpy or any other similar tool, to manually enable ...
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GUI slow when switching programs or opening application list

I think I'm having issues with some cache or something similar. This results in the following issue: When I try to switch the open program using [Alt] + [Tab], the preview of programs takes a while ...
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How to identify which program has left a portion of its UI floating on my screen?

I noticed that what looks like a tooltip saying "Increase Indent" is floating homeless on my screen. Here it is with the edge of the browser window beneath it: It has attained nearly infinite Z-order ...
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Task Scheduler won't show icon in taskbar

I have a simple java gui app that makes a green or red icon on the taskbar (next to clock on the right). I made a new scheduled task pointing to my .jar file and everything works, i can see it ...
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WSL2 GUI not working

I am trying to get GUIs working with WSL2, but nothing I tried works. I turned off the Firewall for home networks (just for testing). I started Vcxsrv with the following options: Multiple Windows, ...
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Is there no way to avoid accidentally interacting with windows that jump into focus?

Ever since PC's had graphical interfaces, the same issue reoccurs: A user is typing on their keyboard or clicking on things. Then, suddenly, the OS decides it's a great time to bring a window from ...
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vim-like command line gui

Lately, I've been wondering how vim's user interface works, that when you start it, it occupies the entire terminal window, instead of just printing text and maybe requiring you to input something and ...
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Mini-GUI to launch remote linux process [closed]

I would like to know how to develop a script/portable app which launches a Linux process on a remote host. I have a linux application which runs on its own host. Everything works on the host. Most ...
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Run a VirtualBox Virtual Machine from an Ubuntu Server shell?

I have a server running Ubuntu Server 19.10 with no GUI and no screen attached. I only connect to it through SSH. Is it possible to install VirtualBox on there and run a Virtual Machine that does ...

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