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If you plan on editing text file you want to create, you can also start with text editor. Let's take an Emacs for example: Go to directory where you want to create file and name the file C-x C-f /path/to/file.txt Press enter. If directory did not exist, you have to create it: M-x make-directory Press enter twice. Voila, you're in newly created file, ...


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I believe it only gives you the option to create a file if there is a template in your Templates directory - ~/Templates/. If it's empty, create an empty text file in there called (for example) Text Document. Also, confirm that XDG_USER_DIRS environment variable points to the above directory. If not, change it in ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs. The (not-a-)bug ...


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I'm afraid not. Most Linux distributions provide some set of basic utility programs - graphical text editor, image viewer, file manager, window manager, terminal emulator, and so on. While some of these programs' names could be possible to get rather easily, if you are checking this on somebody's system and not a fresh install, you can never be sure, since ...


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You are, most likely, abusing lxdialog. That is supposed to be used only together all other configuration stuff. If You really need a configuration tool to be used at compile time (i.e.:"make menuconfig && make all") then you will find documentation to make kconfig work for you in kernel/Documentation/kconfig directory (and other places, but You ...


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The reason why Gnome behave differently in Centos compared to Fedora is because Centos uses Gnome classic and Fedora use the "regular" gnome as default. To get the "overview screen" instead, you just have to logout and select "Gnome" instead of "Gnome classic", see figure below.


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There is a project that works for several input files: split2flac From the project description: split2flac splits one big APE/FLAC/TTA/WV/WAV audio image (or a collection of such files, recursively) with CUE sheet into FLAC/M4A/MP3/OGG_VORBIS/WAV tracks with tagging, renaming, charset conversion of cue sheet, album cover images. It also uses ...


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Maybe this can help someone else. I had the same question as you but for a normal user. Let's say I want to start firefox using the user account foo. I'm logged in as bar: [bar@localhost ~]$ sudo -u foo -H firefox Sadly that command failed with the same error as in the question (i.e. no protocol specified & cannot open display) My solution was to ...


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I would use zenity with command substitution mechanism: $ shell=$(zenity --list --text "What's your favorite shell?" --title "My title" --column="shells" "bash" "csh" "ksh" "zsh") $ echo "$shell" zsh


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There are a number of tools for adding GUI interaction to your shell scripts, including: dialog xdialog zenity And there are undoubtedly others.


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This question is a little vague, as you do not state what aspects of Time Machine you find important. I use Back In Time, which features incremental backups, based on rsync and hard-links. Hence, each additional backup only uses the amount of space for the files that have changed. However, you can easily browse through previous snapshots, either with a ...



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