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Graphic interface and get information from script bash

first of all I'm bad at web development so I have a question which might be funny but I need some advice in fact i created a menu under ubuntu which creates install and configures configuration ...
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Word/Excel CustomUI - controlling scaling policy

Is there any way to control the scaling policy in MS-CUSTOMUI for the MS Word (or Excel) ribbon, or otherwise force a control group to always display in 'collapsed' mode? For instance, the following ...
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Windows 10 language change is incomplete: welcome/shutting down screens are still in the original language

I have Russian version of Windows 10 21H1, therefore basic system language is Russian. For some reasons I prefer using English version so I've installed English language pack, change the UI language ...
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(Windows 10) Arrange and snap icons to grid in folders other than the desktop?

Is it possible to arrange icons in other folders the same way desktop icons can be arranged? Like arbitrarily placing the icons in different parts of the screen and also making them snap to grid. PS. ...
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How to completely remove the Start menu button from the Windows Taskbar?

How can one completely remove the Start menu button from the Windows 7 taskbar? Note, that I'm not concerned about the Start menu still being available via Ctrl+Esc and other techniques. I simply ...
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Is it possible to create a “double-decker” toolbar in the Windows taskbar?

For toolbars within the Windows taskbar, Win7 lets you specify if you want to use small or large icons. If you select small icons for a toolbar, but large icons for the primary taskbar, the icons in ...
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Delete cursor and ui elements from Winpe10

I want to have a winpe10 build that has no UI elements and a cursor. I want to do this because I want a batch file to run on startup fullscreen but when this is done I can still see the cursor and ...
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Resize copying window in Windows 10

Whenever copying large amounts of data, I get slightly mesmerized by the copying window in Windows 10: Even though this is often due to impatience, I find it strangely satisfying and interesting. Is ...
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How do I undo an accidental change in my view using Windows on Lenovo?

I realize that the question title is not too informative. I suppose improvements there would be welcome. One step in that direction might be the correct language for these various views I describe ...
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How to use previous explorer-style bookmarks interface in Chrome?

When adding bookmarks in Google Chrome previous versions had an explorer-style interface. For some time now there is only a far simpler interface for the name text, folder drop-down, [more...] [remove]...
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Random Xs in all UWP apps' UI

I can't explain it better than the provided picture so here you go. Feedback Hub is botched. Microsoft Todo is botched Your Phone is botched. Some UWP apps are not affected while others are. Thing is, ...
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How do I fix start menu icons that have lighter backgrounds?

I've recently installed some apps on my new device and pinned them to the start menu. But a few of them have lighter icon background colours and so they do not fit well with other icons on the start ...
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Changing Color of Windows 10 Start buttom to the colors of the Windows flag [duplicate]

I'm a little curious as to if there is a possibility of how I could change the color of the Windows 10 taskbar Windows button into the colors of the Windows logo, as opposed to one color accent. I am ...
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Size of icons in Quick Access Toolbar (Ribbon) in Windows 10 Explorer

How can I change the size of the tiny icons in the Quick Access Toolbar (Ribbon, not to be confused with Quick Access folders) in Windows Explorer? Possible directions to try: Opening explorerframe....
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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 can I permanently and globally disable Firefox's annoying and useless “leave page” confirmation? [duplicate]

We have carefully reviewed and considered Mozilla's opinion on the matter and dismissed it as something that does not fit our web browsing requirements. We are seeking community help to find a way to ...
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How can I remove notifications icon from windows 10 taskbar

I find this especially icon annoying, because I never use it, how can I remove it from taskbar? The right one in the image is the one im talking about Image link
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Hide Windows Volume Popup but Keep Volume Bar

I would like to remove the media banner that appears to the right of the volume bar whenever pressing a media keyboard key - Screenshot. I tried installing HideVolumeOSD but it also hides the volume ...
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How to get the outbox in this old version of MS Outlook [duplicate]

This UI, I contacted my IT services department and they could not tell me how to get all the messages I sent, my Outbox. Does anyone know where it is if it exists?
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How to show more than 4 applications matching a search string in the Windows Start menu (Windows 7)?

In Win7, how can you show more than 4 apps matching a search string entered into the Start menu's "Search programs and files" input field when Control Panel items also match the search ...
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I have Windows in English, can I have only the French Keyboard?

I want Windows to be in English (US). I would like to use all the applications in English US (apps like Windows Mail/Calendar by eg). However I am in France and I use the French FR keyboard. But I don'...
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How to drop a table using mouse and context menu or main menu on DBeaver?

DBeaver is rather good with all the necessary features. However, something is missing. I'm using DBeaver to connect to PostgreSQL. The UI shows databases, table list, etc., right-clicking on a table ...
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How to separate taskbar buttons of the same process on Windows 10 taskbar?

Windows 10 still has the taskbar like previous versions, and I set the buttons to never-combine mode. The taskbar buttons of different apps can be dragged to reorder, however, those buttons of the ...
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Change Windows Close, Maximize, and Minimize button colors

Greetings, fellow Super Users! I want to change the Windows 10 title bar buttons (The X, square, and -) colors. However, I do not know how. If anybody knows how to do this, can you please share. ...
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Why does my UI break after my laptop has turned off the screen because of inactivity?

I have started to notice this behaviour last week. I use Windows 10 Pro Version 2004 OS build 19041.546. My power options set the screen to be turned off after 15 min of inactivity, and never to enter ...
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Windows Snapping Doesn't Work with Sound Window

OK, this may seem like a small issue, but it's been bothering me since Windows 10 came out and I cannot figure it out. I have a 3 screen setup and all of my windows snap from screen to screen without ...
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Windows 10: Can I reverse the order of menu items in task bar context (right click) menu (after moving task bar to right and not bottom)

The user moved task bar from traditional bottom position to the right. That is because the user wants it this way and prefers it on the side. But, after such change - the ability to "close all ...
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Sublime Text: How to open function definition in new tab

In Sublime Text 3, a popup with link to the definition of a function is opened when hovering the mouse over a function call. Clicking that link opens a new editor tab with cursor at the function ...
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How to change window UI scaling in Internet Explorer 11?

I'm having trouble changing the scale of the UI in Internet Explorer 11 back to normal for a single website. I'm trying to help my parents with the browser, since they're used to using IE. Anyway the ...
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Adobe Photoshop 2020 Menu Disappeared (NOT the toolbar)

As can be seen on the screenshots below, the titles in the menu bar and each window disappeared. It seems that the menu itself is still there because I can choose options blindly clicking on the ...
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Win10 - UI border shading- RDP lag

does anyone know of a method to revert to the Windows 7 style of widow border where there is actually a double line "box" around each window? the new Win10 style utilizes no box, and resorts ...
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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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Ubuntu: Running a GUI application using the at command

How can I run an app showing a GUI (e.g. Chrome, Spotify etc.) at a specified time using the at command? Just doing echo "/path/to/spotify" | at now doesn't work. Edit: I also tried echo &...
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What causes certain lines of a webpages to get highlighted in my brower

My web browser shows up certain lines of text as highlighted in yellow, which is of no purpose. When I refresh the site this effect disappears. Happens with many sites other than wikipidea. More often ...
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Provide a clear logic to reverse numbers in spreadsheet

This may be tricky to explain but I will do my best. I have a load of numbers, and I need to reverse some of them. Only a human can decide which number does or doesn't need reversing. So a column with ...
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Default Tag view in KeePass on startup

I use categories to favourite some KeePass 2.x entries from various folders. With "Find Entries" for "Tag: Favourite" I can display those all at once. While KeePass will remember ...
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Some applications in full screen leave an invisible gap between top of window and the top border of the screen. (win 10, multiple monitors)

I notice this problem with emacs, notepad++, and WinRAR. When their window is maximized to full screen, there's actually an invisible gap between the top of the window to the top edge of the screen. ...
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Change .tab-throbber for TreeStyleTab “loading” animation

I would like to turn off the animated icon (next to the tab title) when a tab is loading and replace it with a static icon.  In an old incantation of Firefox still available on an ancient laptop (it ...
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Open Windows 'Run' dialog using a command and Remember position on screen?

There's a good command here to open Windows 'Run' dialog: Open Run... dialog from command I wish a little bit more customised, that is how to set the position of the Run dialog, or how to make the ...
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Libreoffice Writer — How do I select which Paragraph Styles appear in the toolbar drop-down menu?

I mainly use LibreOffice Writer as a rich text editor to write short stories, and as such I generally use the "First Line Indent" style on my text. However, this Style doesn't appear in the Set ...
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What numeric representational scheme is being used to represent the colors in this .ini file?

I am modifying an .ini settings file to change the colors of a Windows application. The existing colors are all represented by decimal integers, ranging from -16777201 to 536870911. Obviously, those ...
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Is there anyway to protect/prevent a specified window (of an arbitrary application) from being closed in GNOME?

As the title suggests, I'm looking for a way to "pin" or "lock" a given window so that I can't accidentally close it. My use case for this is typically some long job or download (usually a terminal ...
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How do I get default theme, font and UI of Visual Studio Code in Visual Studio 17?

I understand Visual Studio is an IDE and Visual Studio Code is an "editor" but writing code in Visual Studio Code is damn faster and easier. I just love the UI. I feel there might be an extension in ...
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Can't click buttons in settings menu on Windows 10

I can't click on any button in the settings menu besides category. The button frame just flashes and the frame goes back to the categories. I tried to show it on the picture. I've tried making a new ...
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Why are some windows in task view black and can I fix it?

I can't discern a pattern, closing some windows doesn't make the rest which were black reappear and it seems to happen on both of the Windows machines I use. If I switch to the blacked out apps they ...
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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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What determines Firefox tab title text color?

Sometimes an unfocused tab title is white, and sometimes it is grey. In spite of my best efforts, I have not been able to determine any rhyme or reason behind it. Sometimes a title will change from ...
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How to keep language bar / keyboard layout select always active?

Maybe this is a XY problem, let me start with the real issue: When I do some stuff on my Windows machine, I often tend to use the tray icons (click them). Sometimes they jump around. I want to stop ...

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