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How to inventory apps on Linux Desktop?

[N.B. My first post - guidance welcomed] We have a small local network of users (5) on deb-based systems and would like to maintain an index of apps installed. How can we, programmatically, ...
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Equalizer APO Equivalent for Linux

Is there a Linux app with the same features of Equalizer APO second link for Windows? Something that would accept such setup, like Equalizer APO does? | Band| Type |Freq(Hz)|Gain(dB)| Quality | ...
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Two identical application different cpu usages behavior

I have two openstack instance node1 - 16 vCPU / 16GB memory node2 - 8 vCPU / 8GB memory both machine behind F5 load-balancer (round-robin) and running MongoosIM application, but i am noticing ...
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Stackexchange app for Linux [closed]

Is there such a thing? I'm wondering because I'd like to get as many stand-alones as I can find.
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Force an application's traffic through a SOCKS proxy

How can the TCP traffic initiated by a specific application be forced to go through a SOCKS proxy, regardless of the remote IP or port? A VPN would direct all outbound traffic on a host through an ...
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add a timer and pop reminder

We have a ThinkPro 7 that we use for paid consultation, my goal is to create a timer tracking a maximum time of 5 minutes per client consult. if no activity occurs after 30 seconds beyond that five ...
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can I open pycharm( on Linux) like windows or mac on desktop?

In the CentOS7.2 I download PyCharm CE, and unarchived it to this: if I want use it, I can run: ./pycharm.sh in the directory, but there will take up a terminal, if control + c to exit it, the ...
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Use meta/super/windows/whatever key to open KDE Plasma's application launcher (KDE Plasma + i3)

I have a setup with KDE Plasma and i3 that I've been absolutely loving, except for the fact that the windows key no longer works to open Plasma's application launcher like it does with Kwin. I did ...
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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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How to debug an XFCE launcher which fails to launch its app?

I have a command for one of my launchers: discord That's all. When launch from the terminal, it runs fine, Discord starts as intended. When I click the launcher, nothing happens. I see a small ...
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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 not ...
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How to use apt-get on BasilOS? [closed]

I have recently upgrade from BasilOS Trinity to BasilOS Quad. In Quad apt-get was integrated, I read some documentation on it, but I still do not fully understand if it is meant to be used with .deb ...
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Is there a command line tool for image manipulation?

I'm searching for a tool for command line image manipulation. I want something similar to pinpoint presentation tool where I edit a file and can directly see the results on another window. I can get ...
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How can I allow a given application to access a given folder and its content

I recently installed a game through Steam, but some of the assets of the game aren't loaded. After a few investigations on the web, the Windows users who had the same problem were adviced to turn off ...
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Can any (web) application tell that the web browser is accesed from a different host via vnc or apra?

If I access the desktop of a remote Lubuntu 18.04 via vnc or xpra, start a web browser in it, and open some URL to run some web applications in the browser, can any web application tell that I am ...
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Free way to get financial data as Bloomberg terminal [closed]

I was wondering if there are some free ways (applications or programming) to get financial data (either live data, historical data or both), achieving similar function as Bloomberg terminal?
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Query and Cleanup Running Applications in GNOME

I have managed to put my user session (GNOME 3) into a state where the running applications list contains an entry which I don't believe exists. By this, I mean that the Applications bar has the ...
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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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Slurm like alternative for localhost

I have resources (e.g. GPU) I can only use once at a time. When performing experiments I always need to know on time of a batch files creation, what experiments I want to execute in the future. But I ...
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Invalid desktop entry file: '/usr/share/applications/lxde-x-terminal-emulator.desktop'

i can't run terminal because of this error. contents of file: [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Name=Terminal emulator Name[pt_BR]=Emulador de terminal Name[zh_CN]=终端 Name[zh_TW]=終端機 Comment=...
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The longer Nemo is open the slower it becomes to gain focus

I am using Nemo v 3.8.6 with Mint 19 and if I have Nemo open and leave this application running within an hour it is completely unusable, taking maybe 50 seconds to switch focus to it, this doesn't ...
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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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How many states can show a mouse cursor on Linux?

Usually when using Windows people have several mouse states and each state have an icon and means something different. I'm testing a Mint 19 and I'm not able to see the states "application starting" ...
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Custom desktop launcher search path in Ubuntu

I know I can write a .desktop file in /usr/share/applications or ~/.local/share/applications, but can I add new folders to the search path similar to the $PATH environment variable? For example, I ...
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Some apps not opening on CentOS 7

I've some apps on CentOS 7.5 with GNOME that won't open when clicked. The Weather app for example, when clicked, it seems to load, but does nothing.. it doesn't open. I found a similar issue here, ...
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Can you affect how linux programs are developed? [closed]

Can linux users affect how programs are developed? E.g. forums where you can make suggestions or report problems - not just bugs but also cases where the default behavior of old basic tools has been ...
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kernel event listener

I wonder if there is something similar to an event listener in UNIX that a program can subscribe to? Specifically I want to know: Start and end times of a user session Start and end of the ...
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Get current versions of applications via apt-get

apt-get install shows just really old versions of everything. E. g. "Eclipse Galileo" but currently it's "Juno" and imho there was "Helios" and "Indigo" in between. And gcc is 4.2 but I need at least ...
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Ubuntu with Xmonad - How to run programs on startup

I'm using Ubuntu Mate with XMonad. I can't seem to understand how to run something at startup after the login. I want some programs like Firefox to run when I login to my desktop. Now let's say I ...
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Unable to terminate a running program / application

I am having trouble terminating applications started from the terminal - for example, I used: cd /usr/bin and ls to determine that the gimp app is here. I then started gimp by typing "gimp" - started ...
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using a graphical application on Ubuntu 18.04 with root rights

Since I've upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 I am no-longer able to do something like: sudo su - gparted because now root can't access Display:0 and I've not found a way round. Does someone knows how to ...
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remote machine/cloud application storage for running software [closed]

I don't have a large SSD disk and every now and then I want to run a VM and I run out of storage, I want to run a nodejs project that for some reason needs an insane amount of storage for npm modules, ...
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How to programmatically control X11 forwarded apps?

I'd like to set-up X11 Forwarding to run remote X applications on the server and the X11 client can handle the UX interaction. However, I would like to configure the X11 client or fake it to actual ...
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If I open konsole it opens non-stop more windows of konsole

If I open konsole it opens non-stop more windows of konsole and the gui hangs because of overload, I tried apt purge konsole && apt install konsole, I tried to restart but to no avail. EDIT: @...
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run Linux applications on FreeBSD

is it possible at to run Linux applications on a FreeBSD machine? How can I do it? Thank in advance !
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Are binaries portable across different CPU architectures?

My goal is to be able to develop for embedded Linux. I have experience on bare-metal embedded systems using ARM. I have some general questions about developing for different cpu targets. My questions ...
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Unable to open vim in terminal ide app for android

I have installed terminal ide app for android. I intend to develop java applications in android tablet. Vi text editor is working fine. But I find it difficult to use. I am comfortable with Vim. But ...
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An alternative to `xdotool type`

Is there an alternative to xdotool type "a string" It will be more useful if it is not an X11 app. Because X11 apps seem to be more vulnerable. Note: I will not use it in a terminal window. So ...
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xfce crashes on launch of applications

I am running openSUSE Tumbleweed and would like to use xfce as my desktop environment. GNOME works flawlessly, but I am having a big problem with xfce. The problem is that xfce crashes on the launch ...
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How do we know what applications are installed in Linux?

I'm trying to understand the following in Linux. In windows we have the services that run or "startup". When we install an application it could be installed as a service so that it starts ...
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B. W. Kernighan and M. E. Lesk, LEARN - Computer-Aided Instruction on UNIX

B. W. Kernighan and M. E. Lesk, LEARN - Computer-Aided Instruction on UNIX Is this program somewhere available? In an old book on Unix, I read about a command line program called learn, which could ...
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Where are you supposed to put user-specific programs? [duplicate]

Say I'm a non-admin user who wants to put an executable somewhere in his path so that he can run it like a regular program. What is the "proper" accepted location for that path? is it ~/bin? ~/.local/...
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How do I list all installed programs?

How do I list both programs that came with my distribution and those I manually installed?
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“fuse: failed to exec fusermount: Permission denied” on attempt to run ICIJ neo4j AppImage on Centos

On Oracle Linux Server (similar to Centos/RHEL 6) I am trying to run the ICIJ Offshore Leaks neo4j AppImage (download link). The image has the name neo4j-desktop-for-icij-1.0.0-x86_64.AppImage. After ...
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How to start a Linux (RHEL 6.8) based GUI application on boot

I am trying to auto start MeatGrinder GUI application on boot. I have small script which will invoke the application. My requirement is to auto trigger the script on boot. Here is my script- #!/...
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Double Commander starting after 30 seconds, why?

On previous installation of Debian, there was no problem. Double Commander started immediately. The same on Linux Mint. But I have a new installation of Debian, where the doublecmd starts after about ...
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How to switch HiDPI application resolution without restarting them

I am running GNOME 3.26 with GDM on X.org. I have an external monitor at work and I am running my Laptop (Dell XPS 9550) and the monitor in about the same resolution (regarding dpi; both around ~...
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How do I list all installed programs by users?

(If you find any errors in my english, excuse me and please correct them) I know that there is another question: "How do I list all installed programs?".However there are a lot of programs on Linux ...
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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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How to monitor an already running application in a new Bash Terminal window? [duplicate]

An application is already running without command output, only GUi. How can I grab the application's command output from a new terminal window? Another application is already running as CLi, but I ...