Questions tagged [gui]

Questions seeking recommendations which have a graphical user interface (GUI) and where a command-line interface (CLI) answer would be obvious but does not satisfy your needs.

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Apache Log Viewer alternative for Linux

I am looking for a Linux alternative to the Windows program “Apache Log Viewer”. Here is a screenshot: I have been looking around for a while but most of the things I've stumbled upon were ...
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Software to find duplicate files

I need recommendations for a software for de-duplication. Requirements: Runs on Windows Ability to find duplicate archives: files that have exactly the same content (and, so, the same size). Names, ...
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Merge GUI tools for those new to merging

The other day I had to do a rather icky merge. I tried it via the command line, but was so confused that I had to use a GUI tool. I used meld, but it seems that there are others, like kdiff3. But ...
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UI for node.js based desktop application

I understand that node.js is a server side javascript. I want to write a desktop application using node.js. What would be the best tool to build a UI for this application/ what languges frameworks do ...
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Graphical Git client for Windows allowing precise control over commits

Please recommend a Git client (GUI) for Windows featuring Full power of git add -p, including editing patches. Full power of git rebase --interactive, I like to edit/rename/reorder old commits.
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Backup software for Windows befitting my needs

I've done countless hours of research, tried tens of programs, and have yet to find a backup program that meets my specifications: It must: Support both file- and image-based backups. Save symlinks ...
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Is there an application which does HTTP PUT?

Common HTTP operations are GET and POST -- e.g. GET is implemented by every web browser, and so is POST when the web page is a web form (e.g. with <input> and a Submit button). What about PUT ...
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What cross-platform GUI text editor for Linux shell scripting?

As the title says, I seek high quality text editor for POSIX shell scripting. Requirements: Most important to me is syntax highlighting: I admire the fast start-up of Sublime Text, but it does not ...
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Split MP3 files automatically

I have a few large MP3 files (some 7 hours, some 25 hours) and, sadly my player (car-hardware), does not scan well. So, if I listen up to the 3 hour point and I turn off my car, I must scan back to ...
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What graphical Bitcoin wallet for Ubuntu integrates with the system (Notify OSD, Global Menu, etc)

I'm looking for a graphical Bitcoin wallet for Ubuntu. It should have these features: The ability to use a remote blockchain (not having to download the blockchain onto the computer) The ability to ...
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Cross-platform C GUI

My friend and I are developing a C software, he's developing it on Windows, I'm contributing and I use Xubuntu. As far as I know, Qt supports C++ and not C, and as far as I know GTK sucks on Windows, ...
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GUI app to create maps made up of polygons

What could I use for creating maps with polygon-shaped sections? Here's an example of what I'm talking about: This software should be able to create and edit these polygon maps. Ideally, they could ...
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SQLite GUI editor

I'm working with SQLite. The database is used by a software. For some purposes I have to see the database and edit it. Can anyone recommend me software for doing this? Requirements: Show database/...
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GnuPG-aware GUI to encrypt/decrypt PGP ASCII on Linux

I am looking for a Linux GUI program to encrypt/decrypt shorts texts as ASCII. Ideally it would be a text area where I could paste text then encrypt or decrypt. It should be able to sign and check ...
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GUI for creating complex HTML tables

Creating complex HTML tables manually can be cumbersome. Therefore I’m looking for a tool (with GUI *) that makes creating complex tables easy. It should be possible to create any kind of table (e.g.,...
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FTP server with GUI for Ubuntu?

I need to setup a FTP sever on my PC running Ubuntu 13.10. FileZilla is great for connecting to FTP severs but their FTP host is Windows only. When I looked for software on Google I only got command ...
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Visualizing Git diff (Linux)

git diff ... shows a difference but in the terminal. I want a GUI for visualization of git diff .... Insofar I tried git diff ... | kompare -. This does the trick but the context shown is only what ...
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Dearchiver that can "intelligently" decide whether to extract into a new folder or not

Am I the only one who gets annoyed by these two related problems when extracting downloaded archives: I "extract here", which means all the contents of the archive will be dumped into the current ...
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GUI library for multiplatform C# development

(I was redirected here from Stack Overflow it seems that the question is more on-topic here?) I am searching for a GUI library for our project which is written in C# and uses Mono for cross-platform ...
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What is a good way to quickly develop a mock GUI?

I'm looking for a method/tool/software to easily create a GUI. The GUI should look good, but nothing very fancy. It should have checkboxes, lists, radio buttons etc. The important thing is that ...
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OCR with GUI for correcting mistakes?

I've used SimpleOCR, which has a nice GUI for correcting mistakes. Unfortunately, it makes a lot of mistakes! (and suffers other bugs and limitations) On the other hand, Tesseract is more accurate ...
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View diffs in a "unified diff" file side-by-side

When I have a lot of small changes across multiple files in a Suversion source folder, it is convenient to look at the changes via one big unified diff file. To be clear, a unified diff file, as ...
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PostgreSQL front end for adding, viewing and updating values

In the scope of a small community project we were compelled to create a database in order to manage our events, the participating members, their contact details and so on. I've created a PostgreSQL DB ...
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General-purpose, open-source, GUI relational database management application

I'm looking for a general-purpose, open-source, graphical user interface database management and manipulation application for Linux. I've been using Navicat Premium Essentials on my Mac, and am in ...
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Edit video file while retaining the original format

I need a piece of Windows software that can edit (split, trim, concatenate, etc) both common (MP4) and relatively-uncommon (MKV) video formats while retaining the original format (resolution, bitrate, ...
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Avro data file gui viewer/editor

while working with binary data format files - Apache Avro it would be handy to have some viewer/editor at least for QA. I tried protobuf editor which works great for protocol buffers and have some ...
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GUI-based file search utility, (with Arch Linux package)

On other Linuxes, I use Search Monkey. Now the company tells me to use Arch Linux, which has no Search Monkey package. I'd build from source, but there was no makefile and no instructions in the ...
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Hexadecimal diff viewer for Linux

I am looking for a good hexadecimal viewer for Linux. It should have a GUI and be intuitive to use. It should also be able to compare two files and maybe even show a diff.
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Free GUI website builder for Windows 10

I'm looking for a GUI webpage builder, something similar to Pinegrow. My requirements for builder are: Drag and drop GUI interface Gratis Easy to use Being updated frequently Uses Bootstrap, Zurb ...
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Graphical SQL client

I have always used MySQL (or MariaDB, which is essentially the same thing) from the native command-line interface, which works fine. But I've recently started needing simultaneous access to both MySQL ...
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GUI for scientific plotting with d3.js, similar to Veusz or Matlab plotting window?

I am looking for something like the awesome plotting tool Veusz (https://veusz.github.io/screenshots/) or the Matlab figure window in JavaScript. The JavaScript library d3.js seems to be very ...
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Project configuration editor - alternatives to kconfig-frontends and cmake-gui

I'm working on an open-source embedded project which requires quite a lot of configuration - distortos - object-oriented C++ RTOS for microcontrollers. When starting a new project you can select the ...
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Flat GUI Design

I would like to design the interface of a computer software similar to mobile apps, those which have a flat UI. What tools are available that give me the ability to design a flat and modern GUI? For ...
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Software to easily add an image to a PDF document

I frequently find myself receiving PDF documents (often badly scanned/faxed contracts) that require my signature. I want to be able to take these PDFs (again, scanned-as-image) and insert an image ...
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XPath GUI for Windows

I'm looking for an application where I can load an XML file and inspect different values with an XPath location. Similar to this question on A program / site paste some xml, submit some sort of xpath ...
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Marking comments and annotations on top of a PDF

I occasionally receive PDFs on which I want to mark comments, or some points/segments of which I want to annotate somehow - similarly to what I would do with printed PDFs. This does not mean editing ...
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What GUI Library Should I use in C++

What GUI library should I use for making C++ GUI applications? What are some recommendations for a cross-platform compatible library? I have heard of GTK+, wxWidgets, and have used Qt, which I found ...
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Software for erasing "permanently deleted" files

I have around 100 files/ folders that I have permanently deleted, by sending them to the recycle bin and deleting them from there. With programs like Recuva I can easily get the files back, but I need ...
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3D user interface

What software would be good for implementing 3D user interface control system. Below is the image of automated guided vehicle control system which is representing in real time where the vehicle is. So ...
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Free/Open source solution to rename file by editing file names list as plain text (Like TotalCommander)?

What I Need I want to find a free/open source solution to replace the Editing names function of TotalCommander's Multi-rename Tool (under the file menu). What is this Editing names? Let me explain ...
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Most modern framework for developing a Java desktop GUI application

As aside project I plan to create a desktop text editor in the vein of Notepad++(with a few additions I've been pondering). Im aware that Swing is quite old now, and I haven't really kept up with ...
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A wireframing tool to design Windows 8/8.1 applications

I want to design a Windows 8/8.1 desktop application. Before going into the coding part, I want to create a mockup of the same. Balsamiq would satisfy my need to some extent, but I need something on ...
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GUI Recommendations for Python Project

I use Python for basic back end purposes, using numpy/pandas heavily. I’m now looking to build out a program that incorporates a GUI. For my program, I’m thinking about either using a Python related ...
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Chome with classic Menu Bar

I am looking for an extension or a special built of Google Chrome providing the traditional Menu Bar with the usual "File, Edit,..." entries: Firefox with traditional menu bar I'd like have this ...
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Postgres/PostGIS GUI aplication development tools

I am planning to use Postgres/postgis RDBMS on Windows platform 64bit for creating some user-friendly desktop or web application for populating a database, and I need a form designer tool like ...
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Libre ShrinkPDF for Windows

I am looking for a tool that will shrink the size of a PDF file at the expense of quality. The software must: Run on Microsoft Windows 8 Be free software (i.e. libre software or free as in freedom - ...
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Free scripting for Android, Ios, Windows Phone (Symbian would be nice)

I am developing under Windows. The user will connect a smart-phone by USB which will communicate with an app on the PC. I do not have access to the code of the Smartphone app. For regression testing ...
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Software to extract colors from images

I'm looking for software that is able to extract the major colors of an image. It should basically be an alternative to the online Color wheel by Adobe where you can upload images and extract the five ...
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Generic tool to create software configuration GUIs

Looking for a tool that can take a description of configuration options (e.g. IP address, retry interval, maximum retries, etc.) including range of acceptable values and create a GUI that collects ...
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Viewer for GNU TexInfo documentation, like `info ls`

The viewer for the most detailed documentation of the GNU tools, info, is not very comfortable for someone not used to emacs. There seem to be various other viewers available, some specialized info ...

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