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Questions tagged [gui]

Questions related to Graphical User Interfaces.

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How to mirror the appearance of a Display [duplicate]

How can I get a window manager to mirror the display, or how can I get the X Server to mirror the display? I want to reverse/flip everything, just as if I would look into a mirror.
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Do I launch the app XLaunch for every login to use GUI in Ubuntu WSL in windows 10 pro?

I have Ubuntu 18.04 LTS WSL in y Windows 10 pro. To set graphic user interface in Linux bash shell I installed XLaunch. But to use GUI in my WSL for every login in my pc I need to launch XLaunch. Is ...
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PAC manager cannot open X applications

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and had to reinstall PAC manager. It has been installed as a snap, and now it is running sandboxed. To allow access to my $HOME/.ssh folder to get my public keys I ...
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How are the Icons for “top sites” in the firefox new tab rendered?

When I open a new tab in firefox, I get the top sites based on my history, or based on what I select to be shown. One row from that list of top sites is shown here. Some are simply rectangular (eg ...
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How do I use 7-Zip GUI for Windows to create .tar.gz files?

How can I use the 7-Zip GUI on Windows to create .tar.gz files?
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How to put the notification area in multiline mode?

A couple of days ago the taskbar glitched (I actually use an AHK script to toggle its visibility) and I was left with a rather curious layout: a single-size taskbar with a wrapped notification area. ...
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Windows GUI drawing slows down with uptime

For some time now, probably since installing Windows 10 1709 (fresh install, no upgrade) or maybe KB4058258 (see here and here), some applications are affected by massive GUI drawing slowdowns over ...
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AHK Counter Gui does not have title

On trying to make a small counter in AutoHotkey AHK to count some stuff, when I press Page down and Up for + and minus, all work well with a small problem the GUI that it opens is so small and I can't ...
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Respawn GUI apps with inittab

Is it possible to resawn GUI apps in an inittab? I put xe:4:respawn:sudo -u geremia xeyes in my inittab and ran telinit q. However, when I run xeyes as user "geremia" and then kill xeyes, it's not ...
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GUI applications in Debian do not show some of the prompts required for interaction

I have a relatively fresh Debian 9.5, no desktop environment, with minimal xorg and openbox+tint2. I installed gpa (GnuPG Assistant) among a few other apps. If it cannot find any, gpa asks to create ...
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Dropbox GUI not running on centos 7

I am trying to install dropbox on my centos 7 system with Gnome by running sudo rpm -ivh nautilus-dropbox-2015.10.28-1.fedora.x86_64.rpm I don't know how to start the GUI afterwards, and the icon in ...
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Black screen and loud fan after typing exit command in a terminal

I’m on Linux mint 19 with boot into terminal. I went to CTRL+ALT+2 and logged into the terminal, then typed exit to log out, but instead the screen went black, the pc started working really hard, and ...
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How to boot into terminal on Linux Mint XFCE?

I have a Linux Mint XFCE system running on a lenovo z70. I've been trying to boot into the terminal on startup (but still allow me to start the graphical interface with startx if need be). Changing ...
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GUI Postman on Windows Server 2012 R2?

I have problems with my installed Postman on a Windows Server 2012 R2 (x64 Version 6.3, build 9600). First of all, I have downloaded and successfully installed (and also later removed) different ...
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What happened to the old hamburger menu?

I remember pre-quantum Firefox having a hamburger menu with icons which you could customize: However my current version of Firefox (60.0) seems to have lost it in favor of a more classic menu woth ...
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Is it possible to display the whole Linux environment using puTTY + Xming instead of displaying individual programs?

I'm using puTTy and Xming to connect to my university's servers so I can compile my code in their Linux environment. So my workflow consists of opening gedit, pasting the code from my desktop at home, ...
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Opening a GUI program in full screen from command line invocation

Specifically, I want to have the git-bash command prompt opened in full-screen mode upon startup of Windows 10. To this end, I have added as shortcut of the program to Windows' startup folder; it ...
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Chrome missing volume slider?

With the new version of Chrome (Version 67.0.3396.79 (Official Build) (64-bit)), I'm missing the volume slider and can only mute the sound from the default media player, but not adjust the volume. I ...
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Does ttycast work without a gui?

I'm trying to run ttycast. In their README.md, they tell you to "Then, open a new terminal of the same size and run this command" or to "Then, spawn a new 80x25 terminal window and start recording." ...
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Why did Excel's referenced cells stop being colored?

In the last week, Excel for Mac v16.13 (180513) stopped coloring the cells referenced in a formula when editing (see by pressing F2 when in a cell). How can I get Excel to show these again? Is it a ...
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Blurry Explorer on Windows 10

I've got a weird graphic issue. On my thinkpad I've got a 4k display, which I've set to FullHD and without any zoom. The title bar of windows and also the whole explorer of windows is displayed ...
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Debian KDE - GTK applications gui have undesirable red lines

I have Debian Jessie with KDE4 as desktop environment with default Oxygen theme. Also I have installed gtk2-engines-oxygen and gtk3-engines-oxygen, so my GTK apps could look the same way as KDE apps. ...
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Access modem GUI

I have gone through all the materials here but am still having some problems, as in it doesn't work. I have a century link modem in bridge mode (192.168.0.1), and linksys 1900ac with stock software (...
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How to know, who makes GUI sticky?

Sometimes, my GUI becomes sticky. I many applications scrolling and typing occurs with unexplainable pauses. How to know, which application does this? May be keyboard switched, screenshot taker, ...
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How to highlight or select text in a console shell? (CLI)

For a regular surface 3 tablet, how do I highlight or select text in the console so that it's copied to the clipboard? With a mouse it's easy enough. However, no mouse for a tablet. I enabled the "...
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how to right click a window title bar from a surface 3 tablet?

how do I right click the title bar for a window on a surface 3 tablet? There's no mouse, but there is a keyboard with mousepad.
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Oracle Linux Gnome Installation Black Screen

I want to install a GUI environment (GNOME) to OEL 7 Server. I ran command below to do this: yum group install Server\ with\ GUI But after than starting the installation I got a transaction error ...
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Playback controls in frameless VLC? (Mac OS)

I use VLC in frameless mode (no window decorations), but I would like it to show the playback controls when I hover over it with the mouse. Is there a way to enable this function? Bonus question: ...
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How to turn off folder thumbnail but let the file thumbnail enabled

I'm trying to have a custom icon for all my folders, but I have to disable thumbnail to see that icon for the non empty folders, but I also want to preview photos. Is there any way possible to do ...
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Raspbian - full-upgrade crashed lightdm

Now raspbian ( on my raspberry pi 3 ) starts on command line only, and I don't know what to do to recover it
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Keep Remote Desktop Display active when disconnect

Im trying to fix the problem with a missing GUI when i log off rdc. Im running a program that takes a partial screenshot but it is only working if i dont minimize or close the connection. It shows me ...
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Run javascript web app from terminal without GUI

Is there a way to open up a webpage with javascript code from terminal, without showing the GUI? We have a webpage that simulates some device connected to the cloud through websocket. I need to ...
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Synchronize subset of photos or music to phone

I am looking for a tool or process to synchronize a subset of music or photo folders on Win10 to phone or Raspberry (for MPD). select subset of music directory tree copy later: select other music, ...
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tasksel: apt-get failed (100)

I was installing Xfec desktop environment in the Debian 8 OS. I logged in as root and command tasksel in the shell. Among the other chooses, I selected the Xfce At the time the installation is few ...
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What do I need to do to have my Raspberry Pi host a webpage with dials indicating CPU temperature, CPU load, etc., in real time?

I am good with Unix commands and scripting, but I have nearly no web experience. I have a script that grabs metrics I’m interested in, like CPU load or system temp and updates a file every 10 seconds. ...
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How to highlight the current row and column like a crosshair in Libreoffice?

How can I highlight the current row and column like a crosshair in Libreoffice as guide for the eye? There seems to be an open feature request from 2011 and a very similar question for openoffice - ...
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TrueRNG Pseudo GUI Issues - Collision

I am trying to create a Pseudo GUI for the TrueRNG Hardware using RNGCapture.exe and a custom Batch Based Menu. The RNGCapture program is only command line and a Royal Pain to create Multiple Entropy ...
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AHK: How to use a Hotkey in conjunction with GUI

My GUI works fine. Here is a screenshot of my Edit box, GUI: F1 fires the script. I would then input 1, 2, 3, or 4, and Click Submit or hit ENTER; which Enter doesn't currently get accepted but ...
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How to execute command in linux desktop environment without a terminal application?

I installed cinnamon to arch linux without any console or terminal application. And set sddm to auto start. So how do I execute a command now ?
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Windows 10 - windows open slow, GUI draw slows down with heavy multitasking - but why?

Reproduction: The title is a bit mysterious, so to see what my issue looks like, run "Furmark", or "BOINC" (gpu accelerated) and then start opening Windows. Everything becomes slower, windows parts ...
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Automate navigation through a GUI program

I have a GUI program which is the in-between for a repetitive task. Is there a way to navigate through the program and click the desired items in the menu bar to automate the task (it also has to ...
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Cannot display Chrome Add-On's icon

I just installed Bulk URL Opener on Chrome for Mac. I am struggling to understand how to use the Extension, since it did not add an icon in the toolbar: When I click on the three dots on the right: ...
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in Apple OSX how to move the window control buttons to the right side

In Apple OSX how can I configure (system configuration) the windows control buttons (Maximize/Minimize/Restore) to appear always in the right side of the window? Thx
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How to Add SubListBox to my Main ListBox

I have already develop my ListBox (screenshot attached). Listed As: Inquiry_Callback OptOut_Unsub OptOut_Callback Dispute_Callback Others_Others S_Inquiry_Callback S_OptOut_Unsub S_OptOut_Callback ...
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How to install Qt module on perl?

i want to install perlqt to create a GUI. i see the INSTALL file and it said that a need to install KDE. is really necessary this installation? or just some files. thanks for you reading.
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Linux Mint 18 Sarah boots straight into tty1 console and gui will not load

Problem So the Linux Mint login screen suddenly became frozen and the box to type the credentials into is missing and just isn't there any longer. I tried I restarted the computer it then booted ...
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Does the computer still process GUI even if the monitor is not connected?

I know that GUI processing puts a load on the RAM and processor. I want to reduce that load on the pc. It is an old pc and was thinking of running it as a server using Linux. Does the absence of ...
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How to remove or hide button on Microsoft Office (2007) ribbon

I am using Microsoft Excel 2007.  Can I permanently remove or hide the “Filter” button? – I don't want to use that button.
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How do operating systems, which do not run on a GUI principle function? Any distinct differences any history behind this? [closed]

How do they work? Please and thanks This is for ICT and i cannot find the answer anywhere else
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Reducing size of taskbar context menu in Win10

The taskbar context menus are huge on my monitors, taking more than half of the display height. Very inconvenient. Is there any way to reduce context menu in size, especially the spacings between the ...