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Creating ebooks from the terminal in Linux

I'm looking for something that would let me create ebooks containing high-resolution pictures from the command-line. The reason I'm looking for cli is so the process can be scripted. EDIT: The goal is ...
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Linux command-line PDF spellchecker

I am looking for a command line tool that can spellcheck a PDF file, that can run on Linux. If possible, I would like the tool to be able to accept a custom dictionary. I know this question already ...
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Simple bump-version tool which supports calendar based versioning

I like calendar based versioning. Related: https://calver.org/ I tried https://pypi.org/project/bumpver/ But it supports too many options and some how the version numbers get out of sync to fast and ...
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Efficient rename detection using partial file hash

I have a bunch of big files that are appendonly, however get renamed quite often. For efficient backup I'd like to detect renames in the source directory using file hashes, and replicate these in the ...
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a CLI music player which supports (or can be configured) to only display filenames

My audio library tags have always been completely broken, I don't have any any desire to manage them manually and Musicbrainz Picard doesn't necessarily retrieve (or have) the specific release I've ...
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Simple AND secure command line HTTP server

A follow-up question to this one from 2012: https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/32182/simple-command-line-http-server Does anyone know a simple file webserver that is also secure? Many propose ...
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CLI tool to compare 2 JSON files without regards to order of data objects AND returns an errorlevel environment variable

I'm searching for a CLI (Windows) tool to compare 2 JSON files. The trick is that the data objects within the JSON files may be in different orders (positions). Even if the order of data objects ...
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Calculate and browse LOC / comments

I am looking for a tool that uses data similar to cloc and is interactive like ncdu. I have a Python project where cloc shows that somewhere we have a lot of XML lines and somewhere we have a lot of ...
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Which C# command line parser library should I use?

I want to develop a non-interactive command line application in C#. There are some libaries available for command line parsing: Cocona commanddotnet commandline CommandLineUtils CliFx dotnet/command-...
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Markdown formatter that converts inline links to reference-style links

I would like to find a CLI utility that replaces the inline links of a markdown file to reference-style links, a la this example. On this website, I found a pandoc command that does something similar: ...
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Linux zero config file sync or share?

One or two months ago I read an article about an (perhaps) old Linux utility which did backup/sync/folder sharing completely different compared to normal rsync and similar utils. All I remember were ...
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Finding partitions on a disk image

I have an image with an unknown, possibly damaged, partition table. I want a command line tool, which looks the sectors and finds filesystem signatures in it, and then dumps it to me. Ideally, the ...
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Convert Office Documents to PDF on Ubuntu Server

I need to merge multiple documents into a single PDF in a web application running on Ubuntu Server. I've merged PDFs in the past so that shouldn't be an issue, but the documents can also contain doc, ...
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Is there a non-Google-infested alternative to Tesseract OCR (free command-line OCR software with Windows support)?

I thought I had found exactly what I was looking for: https://github.com/tesseract-ocr/tesseract Everything was perfect, until I read: Since 2006 it is developed by Google. I would rather not have ...
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Is there a command-line or Ruby text indexing tool with stopword and connected-word support?

I have a book written in Markdown/Markua, separated into chapters. Currently, it consists of about 26 individual *.md files. I'm planning to write an index for the book, but I'm unable to find a ...
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Cl to GCC compiler translation [closed]

Is there any piece of software that can convert cl.exe c++ compiler arguments into gcc mingw w64 arguments? Some thing that converts /D to -d (all gcc options).
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Expressive CLI builder with minimal effort invested, and maximized general applicability — does one exist?

I remember this schema from QMK: Quantum Mechanical Keyboard where, in order to make the correct keyboard, one wrote something like: make keyboard some_specs::subtype qualifier Which has since been ...
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Is there a lightweight SQL-capable database management software that doesn't try to be a server?

I'm looking for a program that's specifically not an SQL server. SQL servers seem to deal with permissions, connectivity, and all that jazz. I just want a command line program that I can give an SQL ...
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How do I determine how much network data traffic is used on Windows from the terminal?

I'm trying to grab two numbers representing the number of bytes that left from or arrived to my Windows computer since I last instructed this mechanism to "reset the stats". I wish for these ...
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Identify and sort movies from linux cli

I want to sort movies via linux command line. Iam looking for a tool that can identify movie files and sort them like The Matrix (1999)/The Matrix (1999).avi The Matrix (1999)/The Matrix (1999).jpg ...
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Command-line subtitle time shifter with starting position (Linux)

I have a bunch of subtitle files (all .srt) which don't really match the videos they belong to. The problem is two-fold: The video's intro has been cut off, but the subtitles still expect it to be ...
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Grab data (preferably using JSON format) of how much data traffic is leaving and coming into my computer?

Windows 10. Would prefer if this is built-in, but if it's trustworthy and free, I could use a third-party program. I'm looking for something which will let me grab data (preferably in JSON format) ...
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A command line calculator that supports numbers with commas

I often want to copy/paste some numbers from a website into a calculator to do some quick arithmetic. These numbers are typically formatted for display, so they include commas as thousands separators (...
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commands cheatsheet software

I usually save my commands guide in .txt files with notes about these commands, as we cannot remember all commands is really useful for me to have this kind of .txt files for some processes/commands ...
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Utility to fetch the product id from the windows registry

Ansible suggests using the product id in win_package to ensure the idempotence of package installation. The registry locations are known, but it would be nice to have a utility that takes a keyword, ...
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Tool to download twitter profile or threads in a nice format

I'm looking for a way to download a twitter profile or twitter threads in a nice format like PDF or HTML. Pictures and videos (in case of HTML) should also be downloaded and shown in exported file. I'...
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Just tmux's visual mode for terminal

I'm on Manjaro Linux. I use bspwm as my window manager and Alacritty as my main terminal. Since I'm already using a tiling window manager, I don't need tmux's multiplexing and tabbing functionalities. ...
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PDF-File Sanitizer

Do you know a good PDF-file sanitizer? Free would be nice but is not a must-have. The sanitizer should either be a .NET-Core library or a program that can be executed in Windows CMD. It should remove ...
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C++ library for parsing unspecified command-line options

I'm looking for a C++ library which parses the command line, but - doesn't know anything about what the application's command line is actually supposed to be. It therefore uses only common-convention ...
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Is there a usable CLI interface to libsodium?

I am hoping to ditch PGP in favor of a simpler and more modern tool. I understand that libsodium implements symmetric key encryption, non-repudiable signing (I think), authenticated (repudiable) ...
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CLI library manager for Linux

I use Arch Linux. I'm looking for something similar to vifm and ncmpcpp to manage my library of books and videos. I like the CLIs with vim bindings. Must have CLI. I don't want a GUI. Customizable ...
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Can you recommend a command line JavaScript interpreter?

I would like to try out an AES encryption facility: https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/crypto-js/3.1.2/rollups/aes.js But without using a browser, with a command line tool, if it exists at all. ...
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Good (free or paid) command line based Antivirus for Linux

I am using ClamAV for some time now and it is quite okay. But I would like to give some other Antivirus Softwares/tools a try. I am looking for something that: is Command-line based i.e. GUI is ...
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Shell with undo and full cursor support

I spend a lot of time on OSX in Terminal running Bash on SSH. Most of the time it's fine, but when writing commands I miss several "standard" text editor features: undo typing (/redo) cut ...
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Is there a free LOCAL “translation blackbox”?

I'm trying to gain the ability to translate any given string in English, into a bunch of other major languages. Or vice versa. It is completely unacceptable for my data to ever leave my computer, so ...
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check if folder is completely copied

I have a number of folders that may contain duplicated content one of which will be the destination folder. I would like a commandline app to tell me which folders are safe to delete as there is a ...
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CLI tool for instantiating recurring activity templates

I'm looking for a command line tool that I can use for creating templates that I can instantiate, annotate, and view the instantiation's historical annotations. For example, every Sunday I do my ...
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Frequently installed macOS software that can be updated via the command line

What software / package managers are frequently installed on macOS that can be updated via the command line? The software / package managers could either be included with macOS, or they could be ...
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Command line tool to auto generate doxygen skeleton headers

I am looking for a command line tool (Unix/Linux) that given a path to a file will find all classes/functions that are not yet documented and insert a header skeleton. For example: int myFunction(...
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CLI text editor for Linux that supports scrolling bar and stdin reading?

Is there a CLI text editor for Linux that supports a scroll bar useable with the mouse and that can read from stdin ? If not is there at least a simple GUI text editor that support stdin reading ? I ...
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How can I edit/share the same text file from my Linux laptop (code editor or command line) and my iPhone?

The only way to edit the same file on iPhone and (Linux) laptop that I can find is Google Drive. However, on laptop Google docs don't have code syntax colouring / highlighting. Also with Google docs ...
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Regex Desktop Tool for Offline Use (Cross Platform)

There are a plethora of SO questions a decade old describing cross platform desktop Regex tools. It seems the most popular options were: Kodos (no commits in the past decade, runs off deprecated Qt3) ...
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“MailMerge” for CSV + Markdown

I remember from my MS Office days the Mail merge feature: I had a table in an Excel sheet, a template in Word and Mail Merge created a Word document from each row in the Excel sheet. I now have ...
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Tool to include SVG files into other SVG files

I have a bunch of SVG files that contain <image> tags which link to other SVG files. I'd like to replace these <image> tags with the contents of the files they are linked to. In other ...
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Showcasing C++ CLI tool on the web

I have some CLI tools that i want to showcase on the web. I was thinking about a console which has the executable loaded. Means you can do the same in your online console like in your OS console ...
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Command line tool to compile HTML files — for building static HTML sites

I'm looking for a command line tool that would watch a project directory and compile HTML files. Use-case description: Occasionally I'm building static HTML sites. But changing footer and header ...
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Free OCR command line application for Windows that can add invisible-text layer to PDF?

I have seen other similar posts, but none with these specific requests: OCR application that can be run from the command line Windows native application Accepts multipage PDF inputs Can create a PDF ...
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How to find where a song occurs in a video audio stream

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04, any software (FOSS or paid) is accepted. I have a song (mp3) and a video (mp4). I need to find out where the song starts and ends in the video (Eg. @ 0-60 seconds). Are ...
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Install C++ compiler on windows 7 (live/online) without running .exe file?

How can I install software online (using command prompt) on windows without running exe file (either through GUI or cmd)? For example to install a c++ compiler on windows 7!
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sudo alternative which supports PCRE

I am missing regular expressions (PCRE syntax) in the linux tool sudo. The solutions provided here do not satisfy me: https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/533951/wildcards-in-sudoers-rule Is ...

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