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Looking for video chat program for Mac that can reverse image right for left

I'm looking to get set up for online math tutoring. Facetime for mac right now reverses the image right/left -- like a mirror. When the camera is pointed at a sheet of paper, everything is backward. ...
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Is there a free-standing equivalent to PowerPoint's “SmartArt” feature?

MS PowerPoint includes a feature called "SmartArt". It provides a means of automating various kinds of graphical layouts of lists. I believe it was introduced with MS Office 2007. I'm not a Windows ...
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Free remote desktop software for Linux with modern secure protocol using system authentication

When connecting to a Linux desktop remotely it seems like the only games in town are NX and VNC. NX is now very not free. And VNC is stuck in the 70s - authentication doesn't even have the concept of ...
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Offline documentation for Javascript/ES6, Vue, PHP, … + a good frontend

A couple of weeks ago I was working in a remote place, with very shaky internet connectivity. I had to solve some technical problems. Some them were Javascript problems. However, it was impossible ...
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Is there a terminal emulator for linux that can highlight keywords for all the printed output

I use mobaXterm on windows in my work laptop to ssh to linux machines. One feature that I like the best is that it highlights words such as error and warning in build output in red/blue colour. This ...
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automation of tasks in Linux

Is there any recommended software to automatize certain tasks in linux? For example: Tell the weather forecast at a particular time of the day enable a radio open a file also at some time of the ...
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A pdf reader that can display 3 pages in a row

My pdf reader (evince) supports dual display, i.e pages are not shown consecutively but 2 in a row: slide 1 | slide 2 slide 3 | slide 4 Use case: I'm viewing a PDF with a slide on each page and the ...
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GUI tool to access windows docker mounted drive and files

I am using docker at windows 10 by running Linux vm/containers. may i know if there is tool to manage/access the mounted drive/file at windows explorer? UI based, so i do not need to hit CLI command ...
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mailing list manager (on Debian VPS) compatible with HTML5 emails

For the RefPerSys project, we need an open source mailing list manager (running on a cheap VPS rented server ovh.starynkevitch.net under Debian whose web server is lighttpd, so FastCGI compatible). I ...
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Linux mailserver with MySQL/virtual users

I've been working with postfix and stuff earlier, but postfix has the negative point of insane configuration, etc.. Although I got it working in older projects, I don't want to use it anymore. I'm ...
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Linux GUI Find and Replace string within files in directory and sub directories no regex

I need a GUI find and replace string within files in directory and sub directories for Linux. NO REGULAR EXPRESSION. Here would be an example of what I need: find /media/directory -type f -exec sed ...
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Software to track the amount of time using a specific software automatically

I need a software to track how much time I spend on a specific software, like Chrome, Photoshop or Blender, but I can only find either closed source options or software that do not work on Linux. So ...
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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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Open source Hebrew OCR

Is there any good free Hebrew OCR for Linux? Hocr doesn't count, as it's off such poor quality. I send computer generated text (not scanned, just saved as a gif) through it and it can't pick up ...
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Configurable non-realtime voice changer?

I'm individual indie game developer. My game have dialogues, but with my literally zero budget I can't hire people to record dialogues for me. I decided to record all voices by myself and use some ...
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Which Evernote client versions (more recent than v5.8.13 ) for Windows work properly with Wine?

Most open-source Evernote Clients for Linux such as Tusk or Nixnote2 do not support a "watch local folder" feature that the Evernote Client for Windows has had for many years. After reading a blog ...
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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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Automated builds / continuous integration

My project's data is version controlled by git, the documentation is written in markdown and is generated with pandoc using make. I'm looking for a tool or a toolchain to automate and check the ...
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Software to draw different prisms

I need to draw a number of different regular 3d prisms. For example, and and What is the simplest tool to help me do this in Linux? I would like to avoid having to do lots of math if possible.
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Email-based helpdesk

I'm trying to find helpdesk/ticketing software that is largely email-based. This means it should ideally have the following features: All new emails sent to a support email (e.g. support@mydomain.com)...
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BitCoin GUI wallet which doesn't use much disk space

I want a BitCoin GUI wallet which doesn't use much disk space. bitcoin.org/en/bitcoin-core/features/requirements says that Bitcoin Core uses 200GB. It is clearly too much. I would prefer to take no ...
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software usage statistics / metrics - Open Source based service needed

I'd like to collect some anonymous usage statiscs for a self developed software that is used on Linux systems on a central host. I'd like to have some sort of HTTPS / REST service that the various ...
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Hex viewer with comparison on Linux

Is there a good Linux GUI program to view (and possibly edit) binary files in hex, and also to compare two hex files side-by-side. Ideally, it should highlight the differences, scroll the two views ...
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App or program just want to track asset values?

I don't need transaction downloading, budgeting or anything like that. Just something that will go out to a set of banks and brokerages, "discover" all my accounts, download the names and balances, ...
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Good Linux distro with common command-line utils

While debugging issues in Kubernetes, there are times when I need to install a pod, exec into it and poke around the cluster. This can be done pretty easily with a command like kubectl run my-shell --...
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Email client for Linux Mint

I am looking for an email client for Linux Mint. I am coming from Outlook and I need these settings: Start with system (I can start it with Mint Startup Manager, not important) New email notification ...
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Parental control for mint linux

I am looking for a parent control for mint linux with the following features: Allow parent to remotely lock/unlock Limit the total duration for an account to be used by all the applications. Allow ...
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Generic tool to create software configuration GUIs

Looking for a tool that can take a description of configuration options (e.g. IP address, retry interval, maximum retries, etc.) including range of acceptable values and create a GUI that collects ...
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PDF reader for Linux which supports one click dictionary lookups

Is there a PDF reader for Linux which supports the following: If you click on a word, it opens a dictionary like ding or even better linguee.com and translates the word from a predefined source ...
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GUI tool to copy selected intact files/directories, following ddrescue clone? (Autopsy is one-at-a-time)

I made a clone of a failing hard disk using GNU ddrescue. Many of the files are okay, and many are broken. I can mount the clone, with its three partitions, in Linux. My linux file browser (tried ...
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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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Secure “push” monitoring solution for linux 'servers'

I have a bunch of devices (20-50 range), different architectures (x86_32/64 pc,arm - raspberrypi, beaglebone) running mostly recent Ubuntu and Debian that are deployed in various networks, that are ...
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Open source automation tool which can control Linux desktop application

I got a requirement where we want to control Jmeter GUI which is installed in Linux Env so I need a tool which can fulfill my requirement.
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Efficient Poisson solver compatible with MPI

To solve a Poisson equation, I am currently using code which uses the Hypre library with MPI. I would like to know what else is out there, and if there is some accepted standard in the industry, i.e. ...
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Is there an open-source screen sharing tool?

Is there anything that can share screen between more than two people (like e.g. TeamViewer), but is open-source? At the very minimum, one user should be able to present their desktop, exact copy of ...
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Cataloging CD/DVD/Blu-ray discs on Linux

I want to catalog my optical data media (backups, documents, whatsnots) so I can find what disk a certain file is on and where that disk is located. I've seen What is a good application to catalog CDs?...
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How to view .evtx files on Linux (Windows Event Log)

I have a .evtx (Windows Event Log) file, and want to view it on Linux. Requirements: Free Easy to install/run Works on Linux Command line tools are OK, GUIs are OK
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Linux desktop search tool that OCRs PDF/TIFF files

I need a Linux GUI application in which I can search my home folder for all of documents that contain a particular word/sentence. Obviously, it must work with text files. It must also work with MS ...
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Self-hosted non-Java search engine for my static websites

I want to self-host a search engine that indexes my static website(s). I don’t want to use a CMS (which typically have a search engine built-in) for these sites, and I don’t want to refer my visitors ...
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How to analyze file and know if messy or encrypted or else?

This is a abstract question for me, hope someone can direct me to one lane. I want to analyze content of file and want to know info like below: Is the dedup ratio high or low before I run dedup on ...
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Tools to measure statistics of a connection

I set up a SDN using Mininet and Pox, now I need to measure statistics on certain links, such as packet loss. I was suggested to use Wireshark. I thought of filtering the arriving packets with tcp....
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Ubuntu Apache2 development program

I am running a website on a ubuntu server using apache2, php, mysql and so on. What I am looking for is if there is anything out there that can enable me to have one version of the website that i can ...
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Is it possible to view OSX .keychain files on Linux?

After importing login.keychain-db on my Linux computer. I would like to open my keychain file with a program. Are there any tools on Linux to open a MacOS's keychain (login.keychain-db) file?
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GUI Text Editor for ARM Linux? Kinda like Sublime if possible,with syntax highlighting for at least Python,Lua and C/C++

For coding in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my ODROID C2. I'm aware of nice online tools, but an offline editor will help me more. Please don't answer Vim or Emacs(I'm already looking on ‘em). I'm so heartbreak ...
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Text to speech with custom voice

My company recently got contracted to build a children's website in which the characters speak to the kids throughout the site. In an effort to make the site more personalized and child friendly, we ...
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Simple, statically-linked encryption program

I am looking for an easy encryption program, usable from the linux command line. Preferably a single static binary. I tried scrypt (tarsnap), but it prompts for a password with no way to input as a ...
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Firefox or Chrome plugin to open Word Online files in LibreOffice on Linux?

So, I'm working on Word Online, and I want to be able to open the .docx files in LibreOffice on Linux while still storing them in my OneDrive. When I go to hit the "Open in Word" button, it tells me ...
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Rapberry Pi for Scratch programming and retro gaming?

I know that the Raspberry Pi can do either of these things, but can it do both? I am aware that there is an OS flavor(?) RetroPie that specializes in retro gaming. But then can it still do other ...
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Is there a Linux music player which has nestable smart playlists AND syncs with Android?

Background: I'm abandoning OS X for Linux and I've been totally dependent on iTunes for over a decade (since I abandoned Windows for OS X!). My absolute must-have features, which iTunes and an OS-X-...
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Can I receive notifications about new IP addresses connected to my server?

I have a django website deployed on AWS EC2 behind Nginx, without wsgi right now (I'm still in the early stage of development and checking my options). I've noticed in my nginx access log a few new IP ...