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Is there a simple gui application-firewall for linux? [on hold]

I have tried installing Douanne firewall, but I faced problems in installing it ;there are dependency problems. I tried Peerblock but there doesn't seem to be a way to actively pop up a dialog saying ...
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Avoid running multiple programs [on hold]

Some programs, eg. firefox, allows to have multiple instances. Though, this is useful in some cases (eg. new xterm instance), I usually end up having enormous number. Is it possible to configure ...
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How do I get my app to appear in the Applications list?

I have created a .deb package that copies files to the /opt/MyAppName directory. However, it does not appear in the Applications list, and I am unsure how to make that happen. How do I make my app ...
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Personal health records software

Does anybody know personal health records software for Linux? I want to record blood pressure, pulse, temperature, feel to analyze later. I will write information manually, as my measuring ...
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Universal inbox application?

I am looking for an application that would allow me to read (summaries of) all kinds of inboxes and social media such as Gmail, Facebook, Disqus, StackExchange, Twitter etc. Is there such a thing?
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Daemon to: receive messages -> run background command -> manage number of tasks running simulatenously?

Looking for a unix program that runs in the background (daemon), that: can receive arbitrary (JSON) messages. On receiving a message, run a specified command. Has option for limiting number of ...
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“Software & Updates” app strange behavior

I'm running Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 LTS. After opening the "Software & Updates" app, I opened the "Other Software" tab, and I attempted to check the "Canonical Partners" box, but it never asked for ...
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run Mac OS X applications on Linux

According to this Wikipedia article: OS X is a series of Unix-based graphical interface operating systems developed and marketed by Apple Inc. so i was thinking: is there any similar ...
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What happens when an application is started with the Linux OS [closed]

Assuming os:Linux with 14gb ram, 2 CPU's with 2.50GHz scenarios after launching how many processes will be created and where? if application wants's create 1000 threads, then who will create what ...
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How to stop Rainlendar from hiding on the Linux Mint desktop?

Rainlendar is a great tool to keep events and tasks on the desktop (I did not find a better solution yet). The problem is that the application completely hides if you press: The "Show Desktop" ...
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Busy /dev/gpio. I can shared it?

I need shared one device between two C applications. This device is a buzzer. I've try open this with O_NONBLOCK flag, but result is same: device or resource busy. Is there any possibility to use the ...
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How to force an application to use a specific cpu? [duplicate]

For example : To build a kernel we can use make it will take more than one hour , to accelerate the process we can use make -j4 all this may finish almost four times as quickly. Generally : How to ...
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Surge CP overload but low CPU usage. Got log in issue on web application when it happens. why?

I am unable to login to solaris server via GUI mode. We have checked and found that the DB/oracle session was hung up. GUI was not able to connect to Oracle DB . After clearing the hung counters from ...
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How can we trace problems of crashing programs in Linux?

If an application crashes in Windows we can check the Event Viewer in the Administration tools to see what has crashed. Sometimes it has useful information others not, but it is a start. In linux if ...
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Is there a program that will launch a configurable context menu

I'm looking for something like Zenity or Yad, except I want something that behaves like a menu, namely: it opens right next to the cursor; it takes one click to select things; it's possible to have ...
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NetBeans IDE - Warning

I'm using Linux Mint 17.3. I installed NetBeans on it and whenever I open the Netbeans App, I receive this warning message: The package containing the class javax.swing.JComponentBeanInfo was ...
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LXDE Application Launch Bar Disappeared?

I'm definitely new to this, using LXLE on an older machine that was deemed by MS to be unusable in Win10. So, I'm trying LXLE. So far, so good; but, the Application Launch Bar that I originally had ...
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Bash script - run application and show live output

I've got a bash script that sets up some environment parameters and then runs a c++ application. The c++ application outputs information showing it's current state as it runs. Currently, I only see ...
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How does a linux-based operating system handle applications? [closed]

I was trying to learn how to run an application without an operating system, and I kept coming across this piece of information: In order to run a program without an operating system, that program has ...
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Amplify quiet passages in an mp3 file

I have an mp3 file where is a dialog with two voices and one of the voices is very quiet. Is there a command or application that is able the detect the quiet passages and amplify them? The two voices ...
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How do I find an application that's already installed on Knoppix?

I have created a bootable USB drive with Knoppix. It works fine, but I was specifically looking for chntpw and a tool to wipe a HDD. This question is about where to find a package (chntpw) that ...
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Create a (Windows type) Instance of an application in Linux

The background: I have some old Windows Applications that I need to get running in a Wine environment on Linux. I have got to the point where I can start the application and it runs fine. However I ...
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Equivalent to OS X's py2app and Windows's py2exe?

I'm writing an application in Python. I don't expect my end users to be particularly tech-savvy, so I'd like to package it up like a familiar native executable. For OS X, that means running it ...
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How do I create an Xfce application menu containing only the contents of one category?

I want to create an application menu in Xfce that contains no submenus, rather just contains application launchers for all .desktop files in the virtualization category. If you are uncertain as to ...
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Is there a way to change the language of a running program?

I'm trying to change the language of a running program, for example firefox, from the command line. I'm not looking for application specific commands, but for something like: :~$ chglocale $(pidof ...
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problem with ABAQUS job on Rocks cluster

I created ROCKS6 cluster and i installed ABAQUS on my cluster and it works well on frontend, but i can not submit job on my 2 other compute nodes. I just want to run ABAQUS on this cluster (frontend ...
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Lock a Application Through Terminal

I was wondering if it were possible to lock a Application through Mac Terminal. I know there's a way to lock files, using chmod a+x 000 'directory', but it never worked with an Application. What I ...
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How do I write an application launcher that will start Atom in a custom working directory?

I am maintaining a Jekyll-powered blog and on my local machine its git repository is located at /home/fusion809/GitHub/fusion809.github.io to edit it in Atom I have created this application launcher (...
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Open any kind of application with BASH

I have made a Java program that could open any application. Suppose there is a file name "*.jpg", the it would allow the OS to recognize the type of application and then open the default application. ...
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Check that mashine was rebooted

A GUI application is started by the normal user. It's doing stuff with the bootloader and then asks for reboot. The question is how to implement the second part: after reboot and login into the ...
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Should I put application into /usr/local or /usr/local/share?

What are the "standards" -- should I put application (not just binary, but entire distribution) to /usr/local or /usr/local/share. For example scala or weka -- it contains examples, binaries, ...
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Where is the actual executable of LiveUSB-Creator located on Fedora?

I don't really know how to phrase this question any better, so let's go with an example: I installed liveusb-creator on my Fedora a while ago and I wonder where the files it executes are located. I ...
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Difference lubuntu openbox-session: Asked because of aplication error

I am trying to run a packaged Electron application at startup to create a "kiosk" system.When i use it in a fresh install of Lubuntu all seems to work fine. When i install openbox and slim on Ubuntu ...
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doublecmd starting very slow

On previous installation of Debian, there was no problem. Double Commander starded immediatelly. The same on Mint. But I have a new installation of Debian and the doublecmd starts up to 30 seconds. ...
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Is there any CLI/terminal slideshow app?

I'm asking myself: is there, on linux, any software that can build and show simple slides on terminal, like the slides you make on Libreoffice Impress (but way more simple)? This would be a great ...
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Using root installed programs in standard account

After I installed Kali Linux, I was using it as root and downloaded and installed many applications such as netbeans, xampp and more... But then after I created a normal user. When I log in with this ...
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Is there a file search engine with a webserver?

I connected a huge USB HD to my linux server. I installed samba and the files can now be accessed over network. I can search for files over network but the samba search is slow. Do you know of any ...
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Context menus and dropboxs opening in wrong screen

I'm on Linux Mint 17.2 using a FullHD laptop and a FullHD external screen. Ocasionally, some apps, namely Firefox, will open dropdowns in the wrong screen, for instance, trying to open the menu in ...
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How can I view an application shortcut's content to find what exact executable line it runs?

I have been wanting to inspect the executable lines from these application shortcuts for several applications as I am having trouble opening each, or would like to know what settings they use by ...
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Is it possible to start programs (saved in the menu) from the terminal?

Recently I switched over to Linux Mint. I am finally getting the hang of using the terminal, but there is one question that I find myself coming back to: Is it possible to start a program that is ...
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LXDE hotkey to start app or switch to it if already running

I got used to Win+(1..9) hotkeys in windows 7+, and would like to implement something like this in LXDE. So, I need to define a hotkey that will: launch defined application if it is not launched ...
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How to programatically control X11 forwarded apps?

I'd like to set-up X11 Forwarding to run remote X applications on the server and X11 client can handle the UX interaction. However I would like to configure the X11 client or fake it to actual do the ...
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Timing start up time for app launched via terminal command

I'd like to see how long it takes a certain app to fully start. Is there a way to do this launching the app via terminal using some command?
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How to find manually installed program in Linux Mint

Yesterday I installed Android Studio. I didn't install via the package manager or Software Center. Instead, I downloaded the ZIP package and installed it. After the installation, Android Studio worked ...
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Edit commands for icon launcher

I am having an issue with Kompozer and as per a recommendation I am now launching it (from command line) with OXYGEN_APPLICATION_NAME_OVERRIDE=xulrunner kompozer. I was (previously) launching the ...
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StackApplet doesn't work in Linux Mint 17.1

I installed stackapplet from the official repo, and the applet started fine, but I was not able to add my account using the preferences. When I try to add my username, nothing happens. Even ...
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Windows keep resizing by them selfs in Fedora 21 VM Virtualbox, host Fedora 21

It's really annoying but I've been getting this behaviour lately in my test machine: Fedora 21 x86_64 KDE VM in VirtualBox the host is Fedora 21. Here is a pic: I put the system to saved mode if I ...
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How to update CodeBlocks in Kali Linux?

I installed CodeBlocks on Kali Linux but I got 10.05 version and I want to update it to 13.12, preferably via terminal. Also I would like to know how to update any application this way.
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Open Source Web Form Builder With Save to Spreadsheet or Database

Does anyone know of any open source tools that do essentially what Google Forms does. My company decided I could not use google forms because they did not want their info in the cloud, but for the ...
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How are mutually untrusted app's files protected in Linux

I am running a Ubuntu Linux machine. When I run applications written by different vendors like Chrome and Firefox, I notice that they all are running with my uid. But if that's the case, any file they ...