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You may want to focus on architectures, as well as specific languages: CGI web application frameworks the rise of open source software, such as the Apache HTTP server browser wars that led to the evolution of JavaScript as a mature programming language


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The term "scripting language" is now-a-days really an ambiguous, wishy-washy, or just plain prejudicial one, but a discussion of how that came to be is a discussion of the evolution of the languages to which the label is often applied. Originally, scripting referred to languages whose source was interpreted at runtime instead of compiled (e.g., shells ...


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Create a .desktop file and move it to /usr/share/applications How to do so, you'll find on the Arch Linux Wiki.


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I think the Wikipedia topic titled: "Utility Software" nails it: Utility software usually focuses on how the computer infrastructure (including the computer hardware, operating system, application software and data storage) operates. Due to this focus, utilities are often rather technical and targeted at people with an advanced level of computer ...


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Wikipedia contrasts application software with system software. The latter: Provides a platform for application software by providing access to hardware, etc. Performs system specific tasks -- for example, most common command line utilities. However, many command line programs are really applications (e.g., wget, make, ssh). Application software could ...


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Strictly speaking, Unix utilities are only a well defined set of commands usable by portable shell scripts and specified by POSIX. The term is also sometimes loosely used to include non standard CLI only commands still common in Unix and Linux systems, like say less, emacs, perl, zipand a gazillion of others. Applications are almost anything running in ...


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Utilities in Unix are meant to function well in command pipelines or scripts. They are not meant to be interacted with to a high degree while performing their tasks. Applications typically provide a notion of a workspace or project where you can work on a task or file (or multiple such things) interactively, and maybe even save/load that entire ...


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This looks like Gnome panel's system tray, so I think you want your application to provide a system tray icon ? System trays are not specific to Gnome. As a general rule, applications provide an icon by following the System Tray Protocol Specification. There are many libraries to help you do that. GTK and Qt provide methods to create an icon, for instance ...


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If you are using gnome panel then you can add any application in there. All you have to do is alt+Right Click in top gnome panel. Click Add to panel and then select Custom Application Launcher and add your application.


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I have found this doc I made once: Right click on the task bar and select « Add to Panel... ». Then select « Custom Application Launcher » and click on « Add ». Enter the informations: Type: Application Name: application name Command: the command to start your application Comment: any comment PS: in my comment I said you ...



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