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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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Watch network requests or communication for processes

Some days ago I was wondering if it was possible to watch a certain process network communication, and I still haven't found that. I found Window's built-in Resource Monitor, and it actually does ...
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Looking for Tool to calculate oringal files from a diff3 merged-file

i have a question about merged files produced by diff3. Im currently working with a java service, that is using diff3 internally to calculate the differences between 3 files. As a result i receive a ...
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Simple Scheme REPL for studying SICP?

I would like a simple read-eval-print loop environment to write and read Scheme snippets while reading SICP. I have basically two constraints: Must be compliant with Scheme enough to allow running ...
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Python library to interactively read text file in a command line interface

I’m currently building a little command line interface game in Python (3.7). I would like for the player to be able to read a text file of arbitrary length with some comfort. The main interaction is ...
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Want to make work more efficient by using "hotstrings" for files and websites. Have tried AHK but would like a "terminal"

I use Windows 10 and I need to access a lot of local files, websites etc and need easy shortcuts for increased efficiency. I have tried Autohotkey but the amount of files i want to access makes it ...
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Replacement for pydoc showing only function signatures

I want to find alternative for pydoc (command line tool to generate documentation for python modules) which additionally allow optionally (with keyword argument) hide docstring (show only function and ...
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Easy Speech to Text Software?

I would like to create an AI helper for my computer, kind of like Cortana. I have made attempts at this in the past, but those projects drifted away, and were replace by higher priorities, so I'm ...
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Comparing RTF files and returning the difference in an RFT format

I am looking for an STDIN/STDOUT supported program that can return the difference (preferably in RTF format) between two RTF files or strings, similar to how GitHub tracks changes between two text-...
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Tool to convert large Mozilla LZ4 files to plain text?

TL;DR: I am seeking for software to turn Mozilla's headacheful LZ4 garbage into usable plain text. There is already a scrounger for Mozilla LZ4, which even is supposed to work offline when saving the ...
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Lightweight command-line gapless audio player

I have a Raspberry Pi project where I'm using a JACK audio mixer to programmatically modulate sounds (using the newest Ubuntu 19.04 amd64 server image). I had assumed it would be easy to find an ...
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What software should I use to run a simple API request on Windows? [closed]

I want to run this API request on Win10: curl 'https://api.co2signal.com/v1/latest?countryCode=DK' -H 'auth-token: 2905e4afe4a7eb88' I tried to run in in Command Prompt, Git Bash, Postman, but I ...
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Tool or terminal with command output occurance indicator?

Firefox's Web console messages have (like many other browsers) an occurrence indicator. Did a similar feat ever get adopted or considered for terminal output on any platform? Would it be feasible to ...
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Looking for command line (debian if possible) tool doing screenshot of webpage

The topic is less easy than it looks. I need to be able to get png or jpg screenshot from some website on specific interval. So a simple cron job is OK, but I can't find a tool that really works. I ...
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Command-line JSON browser with TUI

Given a large-ish JSON, browse it interactively in terminal. $ output_long_json {"packages":[{"name":"ba... <fill up entire screen> It is already possible with repeated invocation of jq: $ ...
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Batch command console output [closed]

How do I write console output to a file? Not the output of the command but Windows execution of the commands. I could not use my tags: Console Output Log
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Is there any Interactive Testing Tool for a Command Line Application on both Windows (.bat) and Linux (.sh) System

I have a Command Line application which has both Windows (.bat) and Linux (.sh) version. Now I am looking for some testing tool to interactively test it on both OS. Mechanism of the application is ...
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Interactive frontend for the command-line that "linkifies" text

Does anyone know of an existing customisable frontend to command-line apps/scripts whose most basic function would work something like this executes commands like ps -aefH based on configurable ...
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Would like a good bash/sh debugger tool, in command line or a gui tool

I would like bash/sh debugger tool, in CLI or GUI that: shows variables in use. show line of the code in execution allow breakpoints For unix systems Some options I tried without success: /bin/bash ...
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Command line client for Github Search

I need a command line client for Githubs Search API v3. What would you recommend? Requirements: Ubuntu preferable plain executable (without need to install via npm) easy and full featured command ...
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CLI Markdown viewer with Chapter selection support

I'm looking for a simple CLI Markdown viewer with support for Chapter selection for Ubuntu. My main goal is to have a single file with notes separated to chapters so I can list those and select one to ...
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I need a web terminal for running command lines on web page using Chrome

Basically I just want to be able to type windows command lines like "cd", "dir", "mkdir" etc directly on a web page (instead of using command prompt). Is that possible at all? Is there a free & ...
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How to get all the invoked/touched binaries for specific command execution?

I want to know all the binaries invoked for a particular command or in other way I want to know all the dependencies of current binary file. Is there any existing tool to help me on that?
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Looking for Linux command line twitter client to send image and text in tweet

I have a need to programatically generate status tweets along with a graphical picture in embedded linux using command line. I want to invoke the client using system() (C library) call and pass the ...
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Command line tool to convert date format

I have a text file (Markdown, actually, but close enough) with dates in a slightly annoying US format %m/%d/%Y. I'd like it to be in ISO-8601 format everywhere throughout. I could easily write a 5-...
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Educational games to master unix command line?

Looking for recommendations, for some simple trainer style games to improve my command line skills. Could be something similar to https://www.learnshell.org/, or even simpler. At the most basic level,...
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Windows Console Only Pre-Install Environment

I am making a fast installer script for Microsoft Windows OS's It basically replicates what Windows Setup does but in a fraction of the time, which is useful if you do a lot of virtual machines/...
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Ubuntu command line client for stackoverflow?

What command line client for StackOverflow is suitable for me? Requirements: OS: Ubuntu support for various StackExchange communities (not only StackOverflow) preferably installable via apt browsing ...
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Ubuntu command line client for JIRA

I need a command line client for Jira. What would you recommend? Requirements: Open/close/comment a JIRA issue OS: Ubuntu preferably installable via apt usable (not low level) interface interactive ...
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Light modern DNS benchmarking for linux

I'm currently building and setting up my own Linux router, and one of the advantages of this is the ability to run benchmarks on my router directly. I'm currently using 8.8.8.8 with dnsmasq for name ...
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How can I set environment variables based on files / the current directory?

I would like to be able to create some files in a directory (e.g. *.env) and then have my ZSH / BASH automatically load the environment variables defined in them / unload when I change the directory. ...
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Tool for partial reverting a Git commit

A bug has been introduced in the last commit of a Git repository. Is there a tool for reverting chunks of this commit easily? The tool would show the changes in the commit, and an option to revert ...
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Command-line tool for creating simple drawings

I am looking for a command-line tool for creating simple drawings on macOS. I usually need to draw some (very) simple figures/symbols. Drawing them with GUI apps like GIMP is somewhat an overkill, and ...
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Run a FastCGI script without a Web server (for testing)

I need a command line utility to test a FastCGI script. I have an unexpected behavior of our FastCGI script and need to check whether for this behavior is responsible one of our Web servers (two ...
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Command line calculator with good hex support

Is there a command line calculator that will let me do bit operations and has good support for hex. E.g. for operations like: 0xff << 3 (1 << 5) ^ 0x77 Bad solutions: bc - laughable ...
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Command line program to perform CSG / Boolean operations

I'm looking for a command line program that can perform constructive solid geometry, aka Boolean operations on meshes. I would like to use it like this: intersect a.stl b.stl result.stl Blender can ...
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A single cmd app to support multiple compression format

As you know by default there is one program (command) for each compression format and unfortunately, some of them use a different command for data extraction. I would like to memorize a single app ...
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Command-line utility for rendering HTML+CSS to image

I'm working on an open source project and we have put our logo and color information together as HTML+CSS. The goal is to configure CI to render the HTML+CSS to varius size PNG and Webp files (for ...
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Audio Analysis tools CLI

What graphs / visuals can be generated from audio files? Is there a command-line utility to generate said visual? I found the following: Waveform : ffmpeg is able to generate a waveform Spectrogram :...
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Command-line CD player for Linux

I'm looking for a decent open-source command-line CD player for Linux preferably available in the Debian repos. I've tried the following options: mpv, but it can't select tracks mplayer, but it ...
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Multi-platform encryption suite with argon2 support

I'm looking for a command line tool, with native Windows 10 support, which allow me to generate encryption keys with argon2 and to subsequently encrypt/decode files or volumnes. As a key requirement, ...
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Command line hardware diagnostic tool for Windows

On the ##hardware irc channel somebody suggested me to use hwinfo64 to discover a PC's hardware on Windows. On a computer it hang at ATA/SCSI scan and afterwards the computer was not able to boot ...
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Windows shell that works with windows and linux commands

I'm a linux user forced to work on windows. I want a windows command line that understand windows and linux commands. Furthermore It has to save history It has to be able to ssh directly to a server ...
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Console sar graph

I am running sar (sadc/sadf) to collect CPU/memory/etc statistics on a server. I often want to quickly draw a histogram showing how the data evolved during the day, so that I can visually spot ...
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Linux command to define ad hoc option/switch overloading in utils

Suppose some favorite util foo has a useful switch -n bar which is almost but not quite what's needed. To get what's needed, one could: Edit the source code to add what's needed. (Usually not ...
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Which compression utility should I use for an extremely large plain text file?

I have a lot of data. A lot. My data file is a little under 2TB (terabytes) of line-separated plain text records, each about 4 or 5 KB (totaling to a few hundred million records). I'm prioritizing ...
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command line dictionary program supporting MDX files on Ubuntu

Is there any free command line dictionary program on Ubuntu that supports .mdx MDict dictionary files?