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Q&A What are the %U and %u parameters in desktop files?

Desktop files always have either %u or %U as an argument for the program being launched. E.g. here's a line from my firefox.desktop: Exec=/usr/lib/firefox/firefox %u What does it mean?

1 answer  ·  posted 2mo ago by Iizuki‭  ·  last activity 2mo ago by Iizuki‭

Question desktop xdg
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Q&A How can I show hidden files and folders (with leading dot in name) on the desktop (actual desktop, not a window)?

I am using Linux Mint 20.3, with Cinnamon as a window manager. I have a folder named .pytest_cache on my Desktop: $ ls -1A | grep '^\.' .pytest_cache I know that if I open a Nemo window, navi...

0 answers  ·  posted 10mo ago by Karl Knechtel‭  ·  last activity 9mo ago by Mithical‭

Question linux-mint desktop
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Q&A Desktop Multiplexer for Linux? (GNU Screen for GUI apps)

GNU Screen and Tmux allow you to run command-line programs on a server, and 'disconnect' from them but let them keep running remotely. This is great if your primary computer is a laptop and it has...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by re89j‭  ·  edited 2y ago by re89j‭

Question server gui desktop