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How about gksudo? $ gksudo your_app_launcher.sh It does show a graphical dialog for safely entering the administrator password.


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Yes. Debian distributes CD, DVD, and Blu-ray images. There are various methods to download them; see https://www.debian.org/CD/. There are also vendors who sell them, in case you don't have sufficient bandwidth to download the images yourself. I believe CD1 should include an GNOME graphical desktop. There are CD1 variants for LXDE and KDE as well. DVD1 ...


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This is on freya mind you, but I went into dconf-editor then org.gnome.desktop.session and just turned the value for idle-delay to 0. It seems to have stopped the dimming during videos...or maybe I'm delusional and keep moving my mouse a lot more than I think I do. But I've found it to work. So yeah! Image of what I mean: sudo apt-get install dconf-tools, ...


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Since Finder is built in objective-c it uses nib localizations. Here is an example. /System/Library/CoreServices/Finder.app/Contents/Resources/sv.lproj/ServicesMenu.strings sv.lproj stands for Svenska.localized project Here is the contents of ServicesMenu.strings bplist00”[Finder/Open]Finder/Reveal_Finder/Show InfolFinder/÷ppna_Finder/Visa i ...


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I have not used this yet but looks promising especially if you're looking for a web-based interface. phpLiteAdmin


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In Mint 13 xfce: Alt + F1 (main menu) > Settings > Workspaces There, you simply change the number.


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I had the very same problem today while installing Debian Jessie via debootstrap. The solution was: Xorg was apparently missing a .xinitrc configuration file in my homedir. Try the sample given in https://wiki.debian.org/Xinitrc The most important lines are at the end of the file, where a windowmanager or DE is started via "exec" Then again try "startx". ...


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You can check your runlevel (dictating whether you boot to console or gui) in /etc/inittab. A line like id:2:initdefault: means you're set to boot to gui by default. You might be having a X problem. Check your /var/log/Xorg.0.log specifically looking for lines with (EE) which would indicate problems to investigate.


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Found a solution as of today with the help of a friendly colleague. Pressing Super+W results in an overview of all open windows. The "missing" window is then one of it.


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One open-source GIT GUI whose interface isn't positively scary is gitg. From the project's website: gitg is the GNOME GUI client to view git repositories.


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Python 3.4 with PyQt 5 and of course Qt5 have been great for me, especially with Qt Designer. All of these are cross-platform and work on Linux. What you have said is possible with modules such as pickle. If you don't want to download anything extra for Python tkinter is also available. As for C++ you can easily use Qt5 as well.



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