A Graphical User Interface is a human-computer interface which predominantly uses images to communicate state to the user, and often involves use of a pointing device for receiving input.

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Nagios configuration GUI

We've implemented Nagios for services on our network and it is working great. The notifications are nice and the wide range of configuration options are very handy. Up to this point, we've done all ...
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GUI on Ubuntu server?

I'm primarily a developer, but as part of this I'm running an Ubuntu server for a client where he has several small to medium sized websites. Although my main development environment has generally ...
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GUI tools to administer Linux Box

What GUI tools do you advise to improve the usability of Linux for those accustomed to doing system administration the windows-way? Users new to Linux often get confused when they need to configure ...
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Control Panels for Servers without a monitor

What is the best way to manage a server without a monitor? I can deal with consoles, but I still think it may be more convenient to have a GUI where a single click can save much repetitive typing. ...
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Is installing a GUI on my CentOS server a good idea?

I have a new dedicated server that I'm going to create a couple of VMs on. OS will be CentOS 6.5, for the host and the VMs. Does the GUI on the host (Gnome etc) give any real benefit when it comes ...
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Graphical MySQL tools

Are there any good graphical tools (preferably free) for navigating a MySQL database? I find myself doing a lot of the same SQL queries to look at data in the tables. I would imagine there's a GUI ...
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Do you prefer to administrate servers through a GUI or CLI? [closed]

Do you prefer to admistrate servers through a GUI or CLI? Please state which system OS's you are answering for.
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Software for automating Windows GUI applications

I am looking for software that will allow me to automate some GUI tasks, including clicking on buttons and sending keystrokes to a GUI application running in the foreground. Are there any ...
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Best practices for remote GUI access to ubuntu server

I would like to get an overview of available solutions for having a remote GUI access to ubuntu server: -do you recommend installing a basic GUI then administrating over VNC? -is X11 forwarding a good ...
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Scheduled Tasks w/ GUI issue

Are there issues running Scheduled Tasks in Windows 2003 when the task has a GUI? I have one that worked fine in Windows 2000 but won't run on Windows 2003. Details: I have a .bat job that ran every ...
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Is it possible to run an OS X GUI app as root?

Is it possible to run a Mac OS X GUI app as root when you are logged in as a different user? [Yes, I recognize that this is usually a bad idea.] When I try sudo open /Path/To/My.app it runs as ...
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ZFS Status Graph

In many of the Sun videos about ZFS I see them using some kind of graphing program to show the read write IO of the disks. ie: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGIwg6ye1gE See them red and green bars? ...
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Enterprise Samba fileserver management [closed]

Can anyone recommend a gui (webbased or windows) to manage a samba fileserver (active directory integration, smbcquotas,...)?
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GUI tool for packet replay [closed]

Is there a freeware Windows/Linux GUI packet replay tool that has the advanced features of tcpreplay (http://tcpreplay.synfin.net/) or bittwist (http://bittwist.sourceforge.net)? I'm particularly ...
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Webadmin or GUI for ZFS in OpenSolaris

How do you enable the ZFS Webadmin or GUI in OpenSolaris? It seems possible, but not as a directly available package. Has anyone got it working with just OpenSolaris packages, or do I have to take ...
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GUI Tests in Hudson (Jenkins) on Windows

I will try to keep this question simple. I've done much research on the topic, and haven't found any solution. GUI Tests fail when doing maven builds on Hudson (Jenkins). Hudson is running as a ...
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How do i install gnome on Debian and remote to it?

I have a debian server that's been up and running for a while now, I access it via putty and it works great, however i would like to add a gui to make things prettier to look at and easier for me to ...
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DNS server with easiest GUI [closed]

I want to setup a DNS server. Which one has the easiest to use GUI? I've been looking at djbdns and powerdns and I can't decide. I used bind before, but I hated the webmin GUI for it, and the ...
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Is It a Bad Idea to Install the OS GUI on a Server That Will Host Asterisk?

We have a server onto which we plan to install CentOS 6.2. The server will host Asterisk for our office, but is not a webserver. If we install the minimal installation for CentOS - that is, no GUI ...
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Should I use an Asterisk GUI?

In the near future I'm going to be setting up an Asterisk box to handle all the phones in our office (a linux software developer). I've had a play and the basic setup seems fairly simple, and the ...
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Suggestions for a LDAP Gui suitable for a help desk to manage users

I am running a Solaris 10 environment using Sun Directory Server (LDAP) 5.2 and now 6.3 for managing user accounts. So far I have been managing the environment via scripts to add users and groups but ...
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What is a check_mk sticky comment when acknowledging a host/service?

I wanted to attach a comment to a system that is being monitored with Nagios. I prefer using check_mk as GUI. Now I stumbled across this: I can set a comment as sticky and/or persistent. So I asked ...
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Running a program with root privilages in Ubuntu [closed]

How do I run a GUI program with root privileges from Ubuntu's Alt+F2 Run dialog?
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Linux network configuration GUI frontend

I know that this is not how a true admin would do it, but this is for a small home network and for a person who's not very comfortable with the command line iptables configuration. There's a small ...
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Disable Metro in RDP Session: Windows Server 2012 R2

I have never used Windows Server 2012, but I am considering upgrading. Before I do, I must know if I can completely disable metro if I remotely log-into a Windows Server 2012 machine. Is it ...
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Network Interface binding order on Windows 8.1

When I query the local interfaces on windows 8 in the command line, I could see the results listed below: C:\> netsh interface show interface Admin State State Type ...
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Cherokee-like WebUI for nginx [closed]

Is there any nginx module that will provide Cherokee-like web administration panel? It will be very helpful to manage virtual servers and another stuff. I'm looking for it because I love nginx for ...
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Is there a way to fix Cluster-SSH windows positions automatically?

Have you used Cluster-SSH? It's a GUI (frontend) to secure shell (ssh) which function it's to let you write the very same commands to a lot of hosts. If you open a lot of hosts at the same time, ...
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iSeries DB2 - SQL GUI Tool

Can someone suggest a good free Database tool with SQL support for connection to an iSeries. Currently I am using the green screen and it is quite frustrating.
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Logging Windows GUI Activity by Sysadmin

I need to logg the activity of a system admin working on a windows 2008 server. We must have a log of all activity, keystrokes and responses. Is there a way to do this - its for regulatory needs in ...
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How to modify IIS role services in Windows Server 2012?

I have a clean Windows Server 2012 installation. I installed the Web Server (IIS) role, and during the process it asked me which Role Services I would like (asp.net, iis6 metabase compatibility, ...
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Desktop GUI tools to administer Apache2

Are there any (Linux compatible) desktop GUI tools to administer Apache2?
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OpenVPN administration GUI

Is there a GUI for OpenVPN ? anything I can use to administrate it easily and perhaps create groups of users etc? with access restrictions on specific groups etc? I can't afford to pay for licenses ...
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Is it possible to run X on a ESX Service Console?

Ok, we all know (or should know) the ESX Service Console isn't actually a Linux system, but a custom Linux distribution running inside the ESX hypervisor, in order to allow its management. Yet, ...
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GUI based remote sessions for end users

I am setting up a ubuntu 12.04 LTS server that several non-technical users will need remote access on to run GIS (Geographic Information Systems) software, and other software. I need users to be able ...
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Disable gdmgreeter in RHEL 5?

I would like to disable the "gdmgreeting" application that is a graphical frontend, as I only want console interfaces. This application runs on vt7 and restarts every time after I manually kill it. I ...
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Interactive two panels diff for *nix console?

Could you please advise me about interactive two panels diff tool, something like http://www.sourcegear.com/diffmerge/, but for *nix console/ncurses or maybe somebody knows how DiffMerge can be run ...
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Best/Fastest way to access desktop GUI on a remote Ubuntu server

I've been using X11 and Xming, but it's much too laggy for practical use.
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Set up linux with both GUI and CLI

I want to know if it's possible to install ubuntu server (if there is an other Linux distribution that solves this I'm open to suggestion) with both GUI and CLI so that i can choose to boot it with ...
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GUI .ar unarchiver for Mac?

Even though it's extremly old, the .ar archive format is still in use in multiple places, like Debian .deb packages. But I have not been able to find any graphical unarchiving tools for a Mac. Does ...
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How to configure RHEL so users can access an app GUI remotely

I have an application installed in my RHEL6 box that has a GUI (AppGui.sh). My problem is that a few non-tech users would like to access this GUI remotely. I've tried several guides over the internet ...
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Relating ping to perceived browser GUI response

We periodically get complaints of poor GUI (browser page) response that we need to explore. I am looking for a quick and cheap first check to see if the issue is network latency, or server ...
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Text-based package manager GUI for CentOS

I come from Debian Linux. In that OS I used aptitude for a neat ncurses text-based GUI package manager. What exists for CentOS that is the same?
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Browse Ubuntu server with a GUI from OS X

Is there a way to browse the filesystem on an Ubuntu server from Mac OS X with a GUI based app? I have a ton of logfiles on the server I would like to prune.. Currently I ssh into it, and rm from the ...
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Stuck at low resolution: Monitor as well as display adaptor not recognized in Windows Server 2012

We're testing an on-premise Windows Server 2012 (Datacenter) server. It has been installed with the GUI because it's internal, test only - we don't care about the attack surface until we're ready. ...
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Debian Simple Gui for adding/removing users for protective directories

We have a hosted site with a directory that is password protected. I need to have a user who knows very little about computers, maintain the users that have access to this directory. The list is ...
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Git: Is there any GUI for setup a central repository?

I am looking for a wizard-GUI-like interface to create a central repository Git accessible to multiple users with authentication. Is there any GUI for an easy setup a central repository on windows or ...
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Run GUI application via cronjob in Ubuntu?

I have a remote server running "Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop". From it I want to run a script that walks through a list of websites and captures screenshots of them. The script is working and thoroughly ...
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Other ways of implementing Crashplan on a LAMP setup [closed]

I've got a LAMP setup running Ubuntu 12.04 server and I'd like to integrate it with CrashPlan that I use on all my other mac xserves that I'm running. The problem is that it has to run a gui ...
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is it possible to access GUI interface of a remote linux machine simultaneously from different client machines with different user logins?

I have a server running RHEL 5, I want to provide GUI interface to all users of this machine, similar to access through ssh from a remote machine but with GUI interface. Is it possible ...?