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Ubuntu Only Opens in Console Mode

To start, I'm running Ubuntu 24.04.4. I recently tried switching from KDE Plasma back to gnome. I (somewhat naively) ran the command sudo apt install ubuntu-desktop && sudo apt purge kubuntu-...
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Starting a GUI process on a remote windows computer through SSH

I would like to start a process on a remote computer through SSH and have the GUI of the process open up on one of the remote computer's displays. The remote computer is running Windows (10 or 11) ...
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I want to reuse GUI code instead of making multiple copies, but GUI is not showing text properly

I want to reuse GUI code instead of making multiple copies (code redundancy), but the problem is that when I press 1 it shows First,  but when I press 2 it still shows First instead of Second. This ...
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why does moving a textbox move an associated form label in Microsoft Access?

After removing the layout for textboxes in a form, was able to move them side by side, as: form However, trying to bring the two textboxes together just moves the label about. Why is this? The ...
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How to set the background color for a text box in MS Access?

Just looking at: You In Layout view, set the background color of the CompanyName text box to Blue, Accent 1, Lighter 80%, and set the font size to 14. Save the form as Edit Suppliers. Close the form. ...
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How to remove individual header buttons in Thunderbird?

In Thunderbird there are solutions to hide all header buttons (from the message header pane): here and here. But how can I just hide individual header buttons? I would like to hide the "junk"...
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All Qt GUI applications hang up trying to open or save a file

I use Mint Linux 20.3 on my office workstation, with a custom Qt 5.15.6 build, Qt Creator, and TeXStudio. Some side applications, like the VLC Media Player I use, are also compiled with this Qt build. ...
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Why is my Windows 10 charmap UI layout 'messed up'?

I'm not really sure how to describe it, so here's a picture. I added the red arrows to highlight some of the things that look wrong. Windows 10 Version 22H2 (OS Build 19045.3930)
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Unable to Change Font Size of Inkscape Guideline Label

Introduction I've successfully created labeled guidelines in Inkscape (version 1.1.1) using the following steps: Guidelines can be created by dragging from either of the rulers. Upon double-clicking ...
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Mangled fonts in GUI applications on Debian 11

I have a pretty fresh Debian 11 installation, running in a VirtualBox VM on Windows 10. The fonts in question look as if each glyph has many missing parts / as if the visible parts, such as they are, ...
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How to uninstall software from outside the software manager in linux mint? [closed]

Its hypothetical question for me. But i installed seam trough the website and not the software manager How do i uninstall it (preferably using gui only)
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How can I get the GTK file chooser dialogue to automatically focus and appear over other windows?

For context, this is using ArchLinux, Gnome 45, Wayland/mutter 45.1, with Linux 6.1.58-1-lts and both gtk 4.12.3 and 3.24.38. Whenever I use software on my system that opens a file chooser dialogue, I ...
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Vice output freezes on startup

On Ubuntu Jammy 22.04, I have installed vice: ii vice 3.6.1+dfsg-2 amd64 Versatile Commodore Emulator I have also installed the emulator data files from the corresponding source ...
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What is the name of this dialog box that some apps create, which gets stuck above the taskbar over other applications?

The below is an example of the dialog box I am talking about. The example is created when I use the word app, but a similar dialog appears from software I have paired with my logitech craft keyboard. ...
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How to freeze the Firefox (and Thunderbird) menu-bars?

Every once in a while I get a call from a user complaining, he can no longer find a certain menu in the browser -- or in Thunderbird -- and I have to painstakingly guide him on re-enabling the menu-...
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How can I define new relation types in Doccano?

I use Doccano to do some text annotation. I want to define new relation types in Doccano. When I click on "Relation" in the left menu: I get a 404 error: How can I define new relation ...
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Chrome browser: Two tab search drop-down menus. How to disable any of them?

I am using Chrome 116.0.5845.82 beta (64-bit) and a few days ago I ended up with two tab search drop-down menus. There is no chrome://flags/#enable-tab-search for me to disable. How can I disable one ...
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Autoconnect to UltraVNC machine using password in a script, but the hostname (VNC Server) is always empty

VNC Server Field I'm making an GUI using PowerShell with a listbox and in that listbox there are hostnames. When I select it and hit connect, it should connect to that machine without entering a ...
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Running as administrator apps block mouse clicks to regular app windows

I am having this weird issue, where if an application is executed as admin, the OS GUI of regular ran apps no longer accepts mouse events. Also, it is not a case of one foreground "admin" ...
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Pyautogui Quits / throws Exception when Remote Desktop is Minimized

I'm running a remote desktop connection that is running PyAutoGUI. When I minimize the remote desktop Window, pyautogui automatically throws an exception relating to the fail safe (which is when you ...
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Raspberry Pi with Kali Linux won't boot to GUI

I did a sudo apt-get update && apt-get upgrade. After this is done, it no longer boot to GUI. when I re-start the pi several times, all it does is boot into terminal.
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Command or keystroke to redraw an X Window app screen?

I'm using an X Window application running on a remote RHEL9 host, and there is an apparent bug in my X client display software that causes graphical garbage to accumulate in the app window. I'm ...
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How to increase size of "legacy" UI on Win11?

I have a Surface Book 2 running Windows 11. It has a 3240x2160 resolution, so I've used both the Display's "scale" and Accessibility's "text size" features to zoom stuff in, and so ...
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Batch file Get Status of Windows Update GUI Window

I have a batch file which calls the windows update routine (call explorer ms-settings:windowsupdate) and then use a sendkeys script to send keypresses until the "Check for Updates" button is ...
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How do I pin icons as groups?

I need to group icons like this on Windows 11, but I have not found the correct term to search for this action / how to do it. I want several of them to stick together like shown here: Can anybody ...
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Execute a windows application (with GUI) remotely (no RDP)

I've my thunderbird email client in my personal workstation. What I would like to do is execute this exact client from my laptop. Having access to the same exact GUI but from my laptop. Hence, all the ...
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Debian 11 frozen after login in

I'm not a very experienced Debian or Linux user. I installed Debian 11 on my HP Probook and it worked perfectly for a long time. All of a sudden, it started to freeze after in logged in. When i say &...
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Why can I execute calc in an SSH session, but not notepad?

I'm logged in into a Win32-OpenSSH instance as an administrator in filtered mode (non-elevated) if that matters. In that session, I learned that I can't run GUI programs because the SSH-server is run ...
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Possible to change the behavior of double-clicking a minimized taskbar button?

In Windows, double-clicking a minimized taskbar button shows the application window. Is it possible to change that behavior to instead show, then minimize the application window? Edit It's likely the ...
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How to create Window which user will not be able to close in Linux GUI

Not sure even how to ask a question as the answer may depend on WM or DE so I'm not sure if there is a common answer but my plan is to create an application that will limit screen time for my kids. ...
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How do I get the border to show on the Windows File Explorer when active?

This is a relatively new problem, so probably introduced with a recent Windows Update: The window border of the Windows 10 File Explorer is not visible when it is the active window. Here is a ...
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How to show "symbols" for bash script in VScode?

In the following screenshot we can see that the outline tab for a bash script is empty, as it does not shows any symbols. Do I need to enable any extension for this? Any suggestions?
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Can I change the default size/posizion of `run` in Windows 10/Windows 11

The ⊞ Win+R command is quite handy, but is there a way to change the default size or position of its GUI window in Windows 10 or Windows 11, when I call it show up by ⊞ Win+R?
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Windows 10 Task Manager's border lines are absent on the right / bottom

I disabled shadows in SystemPropertiesPerformance.exe show shadows under windows and set Title bars and windows borders in "Colors" settings and noticed the Task Manager window is missing ...
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Powershell Winform. How to hide or disable combobox until chekbox checked?

i try'd use Visible and Enabled under "if CheckBox3.Checked", but it's not work =( How make this works? Add-Type -AssemblyName System.Windows.Forms Add-Type -AssemblyName System.Drawing ...
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GUI Windows Not Appearing in Auto Startup Script

So I'm working on a Jetson Nano running Ubuntu 18.04. I'd like to create a script that at startup automatically runs, taking a video feed from the connected webcam, and opening up a window to view the ...
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What's up with the C:\Windows\Assembly folder?

If you go to the C:\Windows\Assembly folder on windows 10 (and possibly earlier versions as well) file explorer looks all weird. What's going on? As you can see in the image, the menu at the top is ...
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Google Chrome UI Turned Black Randomly, but the hovering UI is still there and any new windows I open still work

I was in middle of watching a movie on Google Chrome in fullscreen, and suddenly my whole screen turned black. This just happened to me yesterday, and I fixed it by resizing my window that time, so ...
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How Can I use a variable in a variable?

The purpose of this form is to find the name of devices assigned to Exiting employees. Currently the only reference we have to a User/Device assignment is in the AD description field. I am having ...
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problems installing gui on kali-linux wsl2

I had previously installed kali-linux in my Windows 11 computer (WSL), but I had to erase it due some display driver issues. This time when I tried to reinstall the WSL Kali-linux machine with RDP ...
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Windows 10 (and 11) Shell Corruption?

Has anyone encountered issues in Windows 10 (and Windows 11) where the shell seems to become corrupted? Here are some examples of symptoms: can't scroll start menu (in Win10) can't scroll Settings ...
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Windows Taskbar Icons not Showing

For some reason, this past week, the icons on my taskbar are not showing as expected. I've tried all solutions that I could find but nothing seems to work, do you think there are any solutions i haven'...
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Kali permanently remove sign-in and GUI

I was wondering if anyone knows how to remove sign in and gui for Kali? I am using a raspberry pi zero w 2 and therefore want to permanently remover these (To maximise speed). Thanks, Anon.
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I cannot log in to the user in GUI on the Linux Mint

When I type the correct password on the login screen and hit the enter key, the screen starts blinking and clears the field for entering the password. After this operation I am not moved to the ...
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Install OSSEC on Windows Server without GUI

The installation and configuration of the OSSEC windows agent requires a GUI. However I am running an environment which has cmd and powershell only. Is there a way to install and configure from the ...
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How do I stop my trackpad leaving cursors all over my screen?

On my Windows laptop, when I double-finger scroll using the trackpad, a little icon pops up next to the mouse cursor, and when I stop scrolling, the icon usually disappears. Occasionally, the icon ...
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XMGrace side menus don't work on WSL2 Windows 11

I have installed the Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 with Ubuntu 20.0 LTS on a Windows 11 machine (a DELL XPS 13) and I wanted to use it to run XMGrace, the popular 2D plotting tool for the X Window ...
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GUI Automation without display?

I have programs implemented with AutoHotkey or Ranorex Studio both working perfectly performing GUI Automation in Windows. When deploying them on my another machine (board without display devices ...
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Open a GUI application from WSL of a server on remote PC

I have two PCs (Window 10). I install an SSH server on the first one following the instruction given in https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/administration/openssh/openssh_install_firstuse. ...
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Clipboard Issues with Windows WSL2 GUI Apps (WSLg)

WSL2 now has built-in xserver wslg, but just like reported here, I'm having difficulties letting apps in wslg to sync their x-clipboard content with normal Windows' clipboard. I know there might not ...
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