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Making a process run completely or in part without the need of any user input once the process is started.

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Chromium-Browser Kiosk Mode

I am running a Raspberry Pi with Chromium-Browser in Kiosk mode. The purpose is to make available an ADP clock-in/clock-out Kiosk for employees in our building's entrance. @/usr/bin/chromium-browser -...
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Is there any way to script Windows 10's “color filter” feature programmatically?

I'm trying to get Windows 10 to emulate the new "Digital Wellbeing" feature that Google released alongside Android 9. Basically it changes the screen to grey-scale at night-time to try and incentivize ...
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Add only working days in grid style using Microsoft Excel

I like to have a calendar date view of the five working days in Excel. I manually built a first row with dates from 30th July 2018 to 3rd Aug 2018 (Mon to Fri, which are working days) and a second ...
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AutoHotKey: How to make my script run only within a specific program?

I have made an AHK script that adds metadata to video clips within Avid Media Composer (video editing software). It does this by entering all the necessary sub-menu's and sends mouse clicks to ...
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How to Merge a layer automatically from different Group and save as JPG in Photoshop

I have 3 Different Groups having the same layer but different in positions in Photoshop. Now I want to show only layer 1 from all group and save as Jpg then show layer 1 from Group 1 & Group 2 and ...
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Set display option by getting working area uses in a .bat

I'd like to make a simple .bat to set the right display option depending of screen usage. Can you help me out? I don't see what's not working with what I've done so far, but I only have little ...
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Python - Press key after certain program runs

So I have this program that has to be running 24/7, and whenever it crashes, this window pops up And all I wanted to schedule is an enter keypress whenever either this program runs or this window ...
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What is the proper way to to automatically reboot a Windows Server? [closed]

I started this little venture maybe 15-20 years ago. All Windows Servers need to be rebooted every other week to keep them running right. I started out using a little utility called "Power Off" to ...
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Set zoom for built in display?

Is there a way to set the zoom for the internal display? I know if I were to use powershell to input: $Host.PrivateData.Zoom = 150 it would zoom just the powershell window to 150%. I need "...
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Opening a URL from the terminal in different spaces macOS

If I run open https://example.com from the terminal and then switch to another space with a safari window open and run the same command, the safari window in my current space will just get focused and ...
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How to easily reconnect to hidden WIFI network - Windows 8

If I turn off my laptop when it is not connected to the hidden WIFI I use, I have to manually select the "hidden network" item in the WIFI network list, then enter the SSID, and then enter the ...
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How to schedule Windows Update to run on closed lid at night?

I am trying to figure out a way to schedule Windows Update at night, for example between 04:00 and 06:00 on my laptop even if the lid is closed and the laptop is in sleep mode. I don't think there is ...
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Is it possible to get DevCon without downloading it as it installs?

I'm attempting to enable/disable a bunch of things like microphone/camera/wifi etc. Currently using ansible and powershell. Some of it would be a lot easier if I had devcon to work with. ...
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Automatic formatting of axis in Excel stacked bar chart to start at start date?

I have used this blog https://peltiertech.com/excel-gantt-charts/#comment-1455520 to create a Gantt chart in Excel that acts as a template for others to input their information (i.e. tasks, start ...
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Run OptiPNG automatically for every new png file created in a directory

Is there a way to write a batch command to constantly watch a specified directory and when it finds a new .png file, it automatically runs OptiPNG on that file?

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