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FUSE filesystem layer for asymmetric encryption

Is there any currently-maintained filesystem that is able to transparently asymmetrically encrypt data, while using another arbitrary filesystem or directory as a backing store? Any data read from the ...
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An alternative to Okular pdf reader on Linux with auto trimming of white margins

Okular pdf reader has an option View -> Trim View -> Trim Margins, which automatically zooms each page individually to exclude white margins. Are there other Linux alternatives with the same ...
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Is there a working application to simulate LoRa devices?

I'm currently seeking a LoRa device simulator (on Linux if it is possible) which is capable to simulate a massive number of devices and which is compatible with Chirpstack. I tried several solutions ...
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What tool can I use to automatically break long lines of PHP code?

I'm rewriting a lot of old PHP code at my work and we have decided to enforce the PSR12 standard. I find myself wasting a ton of time breaking long lines of code to comply with the 120 characters hard ...
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Font measurements visualizer

There are a few utilities for showcasing fonts/font families from a file in a Window. Windows has something like this (I forget the name); and on Linux you have gnome-font-view and perhaps something ...
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OCRed text/subtitles common error correction utility

I'm looking for a utility which takes input files, or subtitle-format files, and checks them for common errors and artifacts of OCR'ing raster-image text. Examples: Occurrences of lowercase-l instead ...
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Free software that can monitor some application matrices?

Is there a Free software or Open source library that can monitor some applications performance requirements: ping an application and get 200 by a set interval monitor a DB Table count (select count(*)...
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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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Any open source for managing my firmware?

I finished my firmware about collecting sensor data of a building and sending to central server. I still need to add 'management' functions to it; such as remote installation, configuration, logging, ...
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HTML to PDF at ASP.NET Core on Linux Environment - What lib to use?

I'm currently looking on an ASP.NET Core library capable of managing HTML/CSS code to PDF rendering, but the case here is that it needs to work on Linux. Docker image on Linux, more specifically. I'...
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Single Packet Authorization besides fwknop

Does exist any other implementation of Single Packet Authorization (SPA) besides https://www.cipherdyne.org/fwknop/. See https://www.cipherdyne.org/fwknop/docs/SPA.html
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Android/Linux PDF/eBook reader with horizontal scrolling feature instead of vertical

So far, all the readers I experienced scroll pages vertically while fitting horizontally A4 pages' width. Are there softwares out there able to: "swipe left" pages fit vertically both A4 ...
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What software can I use for making a decentralized website with ability to SSH into a server?

Goal Hi, I'm looking to learn another web stack for making Dapps (decentralized apps). I've searched into Ethereum, Oxen / Loki, and Cardano, but I don't know if any of them allow me the capabilities ...
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Linux process Manager listening to a queue

I have no idea how to google this, so I hoped you have an idea, to either google it, or to recommend me something. I have the following problem: I have linux commands (can be anything: lets say ...
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What website provides man pages where the command options are linkable?

Context Often when writing something related to Linux commands I want to mention the use of an option of a command. For example, I could write something like: You could use the tail -f <file> ...
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Free software to recover data after repartition and format?

I have recently accidentally deleted the partition table on a Seagate BarraCuda 1TB HDD, and rebuilt MBR then created a new partition and (quick) formatted it, how did I do it? I recently bought a ...
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Open Source parcel tracking project for Linux

I sometimes order a parcel from Aliexpress and other sites. And to track the parcels I use a third-party site. To increase confidentiality, I would like to store information about tracked parcels only ...
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Library for web activity tracking

I am trying to make a web activity tracker which tracks websites visited by the user. I need a library or any kind of technique which can do this. Note:- I need a Cross-platform solution that can work ...
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C keyboard library

I am looking for a means to register one or more buttons being pressed and/or held down on a keyboard in pure C (C90 or later), not C++/C#. Are there any libraries or methods to actively monitor ...
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What Linux distributions use KDE Plasma on an Ubuntu base beside Kubuntu and Neon?

Beside Neon and Kubuntu, are there other Linux distros that: are based on Ubuntu (like the above and like Linux Mint or Elementary are), and feature the KDE Plasma desktop? After a lot of ...
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Video player for Linux with playlist

Yes, it's as simple as in the title. The player should have a window for the video, obviously, but also have a playlist so that I can quickly switch between titles. The purpose is to find scenes ...
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Ubuntu Server or CnetOs Linux or CentOS Stream to learn system / server administration

I want to start learning Linux system/server administration. I am confused about which Linux distribution I should start with! Ubuntu server or CentOS. Looking to CentOS even got more confused. ...
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Encrypted P2P Git Repository Synchronization

I am looking for a solution that will allow me to keep a Git repository in sync between my two workstations and my Android smartphone. My workstations turn on and off on a regular basis, and they are ...
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Bugzilla desktop client for Linux

10 years ago, this was asked on StackOverflow: Best bugzilla desktop client I'll repeat the question: Stand-alone desktop client for Bugzilla. Required features: Gratis Supports recent Bugzilla ...
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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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Linux distribution with full dark mode / dark theme support

Over the last decade, I've been actively taking steps to reduce my reliance on Windows and switch to Linux as my primary OS. I can hear Izzy enthusiastically cheering! I'm down to getting rid of my ...
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Which e-mail client on Linux allows me to write clean HTML?

If I use HTML in e-mails, I usually want just some p, em and blockquote tags, nothing else. If I compose a HTML e-mail in any of the e-mail clients I know, it probably adds some div and br tags and I ...
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Computer reservation management system

Are there systems to set reservations on computer systems, in order to be able to grant access to users only on those times, and force them to log off at the end of their slot? Basically I need an ...
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Find linux phone app for SMS texts using sim card network

I bought kde linux pinephone. I wish to use installed sim card network, not internet for SMS text messages. Doing sim card SMS text messaging is very clunky using Spacebar app and Chatty app on ...
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Software for teaching/displaying Math

I'm currently teaching math online. I don't have a digital pen and everytime I write math equations I usually write it on softwares that are able to support Latex. Currently I use Xournal++, Geogebra, ...
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libarchive is broken for RAR on Linux - any similar C library alternatives?

I'm using libarchive to read and scan through a generic set of archives (mostly 7z, RAR and zip). The library interface is quite simple and although supports only linear archive processing, doesn't ...
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Linux photo manager with search capabilities for large photo collection

I'm looking for a Linux for a decent photo manager that will be able to work with local storage (NAS). Just a few requirements: index large photo/video collection (> 100k photos) search by EXIF ...
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Convert between INKredible and xournal

I used to annotate pdf files with xournal on my linux machine. Recently I purchased an android tablet and now use INKredible for the same purpose on the tablet. Now I would like to have a program that ...
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What software should I buy to have a macOS VM on my Linux machine?

Motivation I work on a Linux machine, but I teach people who also work on Windows and macOS. In order to see things from their point of view, I would like to also have access to the Windows and macOS ...
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Simulation environment for multi-agent system with environments as simplified subsets of Linux operating system

The project is a many-generation multi-agent simulation with generational and interaction based knowledge-sharing. The goal is for the agents to learn to manipulate and exploit the environment for ...
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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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System to manage a collection of ebooks

I have lots of PDF books scattered among multiple directories. I would love to have some software that makes me able to search for a specific book. Ideally, I would have the possibility to associate ...
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Real Time Linux Based Operating System for Raspberry Pi 4

I just purchased a CanaKit Pi 4 2GB Ultimate Kit - 32GB. I need to practice my embedded programming skills. I'm looking for a Linux RTOS to put on the Pi computer.
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Replace os/glob with pathlib in directory of Python code

I am looking for a gratis command line tool which is written in Python (or shell script) and searches for uses of os / glob that can be replaced by pathlib. One of many examples is: # Old style import ...
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Control / view Ubuntu screen from Android phone in LAN

I'm looking for a way to control my Linux (Ubuntu) screen from my Android phone (e.g. if I was watching a movie and change room I would be able to continue watching it from my Android phone) while ...
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Minimal equalizer for Windows and Linux

I need solution of minimal (even without GUI) equalizer for my Windows and :inux machines. PulseAudio effects has unneeded functionality and I can't to use it in scripts. For example: I need only ...
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Manually create timestamps for video

I have a video file and would like to watch the video and manually create timestamps at given events. For example, imagine a video of a ball bouncing. I would like to 'watch' (or scroll through in an ...
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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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PDF annotation tool

I am interested in a gratis local tool (e.g. a self-hosted web service running on Linux) which allows me to: Show PDF files in a local directory (a listing of those files and when I click on them, I ...
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Task Management and Reminder Tool

I am looking for an open-source tool for task management (or perhaps 'reminder' - more on that below), with recurring task options. For the most point, I have been using Task Warrior with the ...
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Best way to encrypt a text file in ubuntu (and possibly Android)

I am currently using a simple 7zip archive that I open with Gnome Archive Manager, and that level of encryption would be fine for my needs, but Gnome Archive Manager does copy the file to the temp ...
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Less-heavyweight alternative to GPT-2? (python)

GPT-2 requires quite a large amount of processing power in order to be fast. I don't have a HUGE amount of processing power, and it seems a bit of overkill for what I want to do, which is get it to ...
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Is there any alternatives to Proteus 8 on Linux?

Is there any alternatives to Proteus 8 program (Windows) for Linux? For creation electronic schemes and debugging AVR microcontroller programs. Is it good way to use PlayOnLinux or Wine? Thanks in ...
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What is the best linux/mac terminal recording tool for kubernetes/container/linux environment?

As part of SOC2 audit we would like to implement a session recording solution of our production envirionment. We utilise kubectl installed on MacOS laptops, in combination with aws-vault for storing ...
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Auto triggered queues (scheduled) for Ansible playbooks

I am trying to have two ansible playbook queues. The first one will be triggered once every 30 minutes and the second will be triggered every 24 hours (by triggered I mean run all the playbooks in the ...

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