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Diet plan software recommendation

This is related: Diet planner software However, the suggestion is for a web based solution, and tracking appears to be a central concept here. I'm not interested in web software, nor tracking. I'm ...
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Application that allows simulating multiple beaglebones virtually

I managed to create a project using beaglebone to be able to receive and send messages from it and now I am thinking of expanding on it. However, it would involve getting another beaglebone to be able ...
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Sharing part of a screen on Linux

TL;DR: RegionToShare replacement for Linux. I have a 3440x1400 display. When sharing a screen, I am used to share FullHD so that all participants have the change to see something. I am also switching ...
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Solutions for creating presets for reproducible environments?

Currently i'm brainstorming for a solution that would solve the following conundrums: I want my configuration files for user specific and machine specific items to securely yet easily accessible ...
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Self-hosted git Linux server with graphical front-end

For several reasons I'm going to install a git server on my VPS running Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. I know how to install a bare git server on a Linux machine, and I see some similar questions (like this) but I'...
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probably-AI "speech-to-speech" (text-to-speech cued by a recording)

I want to produce video content that uses a computer-generated voice so as to keep me anonymous (and speak in a somewhat more "consistent" manner than I do, and generate a "clean" ...
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GUI for periodic backups (Linux)

I know there are plenty of backup applications out there, but unless I'm wrong I can't find one with the following simple features: run in Ubuntu possibly open-source (but not mandatory!) it should ...
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Best Desktop, Open ChatGPT client / gui

I am using chatGPT 4plus and am happy with it. However, the web environment is crappy. It lacks many features here are some examples: search being most important amongst them. It is annoying to ...
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Minimal web browser with system shortcuts

I'm looking for a Linux browser that can be minimally intrusive and dedicate everything to the system interface. I am not as pretentious as I was before: I have two requirements. It should be minimal,...
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Linux Desktop Search Program

Looking for a Linux program to locate files on an external drive. There are command line programs like grep. Recoll is a GUI option. Is there anything like Copernicus?
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Looking for a Linux application for programmatically panning and zooming over particular portions of an A0 poster

I have to create a lot of A0/A1 posters for my job, and I usually do this by producing a PDF and printing it. The problem is that I also have to produce a separate slideshow presentation. Rather than ...
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Non transparent ssl/tls Mitm proxy for reverse engineering a device

1 way of deciphering https in mitm is as follow : You create a fake certificate authority You manually install it on the target device. You use a special proxy that’ll dynamically uses the given fake ...
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Linux tool to automatically grab and store URLs from clipboard

I'm looking for a tool that periodically reads the content of my clipboard, scans it for any links/URLs found and saves those as some kind of bookmarks. I often need to extract and store multiple URLs ...
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Contact manager for Linux with good support for vCard version 4.0

I'm looking for a contact manager for Linux which has good support for vCard v4.0, meaning that it supports as many of the properties listed for v4.0 here as possible. I have a .vcf file exported from ...
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Open source comms/power schematic diagram software

I am designing a communication/monitoring system for a remote site as a personal project, and I would like some way of documenting the following attributes for the site, so I can refer back to them ...
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Start/stop Windows services from Linux

I need to start/stop services of a Windows Server from a Linux machine. Is there any lightweight service that gives my an interface for that or do I need to built that? It should be an interface with ...
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What's the appropriate approch to develop GUI programs at embedded Linux at a reader of a gambling machine? [closed]

I was asked to develop a GUI program for a Linux-based reader of a gaming machine. The reader's storage is very limited. I need to determine the following: Language: C / C++ / Qt / Python Library: ...
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Linux app to quickly (with auto-complete) open desired folders in a file manager

Please recommend an open-source gratis tool for Linux which provides a text input field in which the user can enter any folder (directory) name and the application will then open that folder in the ...
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Linux Mint app / applet / extension to control active window by moving cursor to screen corners

I remember recently using a Linux app, applet, or extension that allowed the user to define actions for each corner of the screen (monitor). It was very simple to use, and had options for each screen ...
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Linux application to store thousands of web browser bookmarks (URLs, titles, dates)

Please recommend a Linux (Debian / Ubuntu / Mint) application to quickly store tens of thousands of web browser bookmarks outside of a web browser. Key requirements: Able to store at least 100000 ...
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Linux code/text editor with specific features (open-source)

Please recommend a Linux (Debian / Ubuntu / Mint) text/code editor that meets the following feature requirements: Able to load a 15MB file with word wrap enabled in under 2 seconds on moderate ...
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Burn true audio CDs in Linux

I am searching for a software to burn true Audio CDs in Linux. I have some vintage CD players like Philips (1991) or Fisher (1987), and I want to burn some FLAC audio files to be able to play on these ...
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Linux desktop with windows that are not always or not just rectangular (and can be spline-adjusted)

I was thinking the following would look good on some Linux distros such as COSMIC, if only developers devoted some time effort and energy to do so. It might even get replicated on some versions of ...
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E-Mail client for linux with painless creation of mailing lists from csv or spreadsheet files

I am looking for an (good and stable) email client for linux which supports to create mailing lists directly from a csv or spreadsheet file as painless as possible. Alternatively: If the mailing lists ...
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Linux Music Player that shows both waveform and moodbar

In the Clementine music player you can show moodbars, which is a neat feature to visualize the mood of a song. In Audacity you can see the waveform of a song, which is similarly useful. Is there a ...
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absolute smallest linux instance with ssh

This is not for a practical use but more a challenge. My teacher asked to create the absolute smallest linux ova that you can ssh to. He said last year the smallest was 4mb. Any ideas or guidelines ...
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Windows/Linux System cloning and Re-imaging

Back in the day, I used Norton Ghost to image machines, servers, etc. save the images on a central server, and then used a bootable Ghost USB stick to rebuild machines from the saved images as needed. ...
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Virtual GPU in linux?

I'm not quite sure if this is the right list to ask, so please let me know if I should go somewhere else. I'm in the process of planning/configuring what will be a compute cluster based on Debian 11 ...
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Linux client for Google Voice?

Are there standalone, non-web-based clients (command-line or GUI) to use Google Voice (calls, SMSs, etc.)?
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Looking for a simplest way to transfer binary data using C++ API between 2 Linux PCs connected directly with Ethernet cable

I have 2 Ubuntu 23.10 PCs connected directly with a crossover (or regular) Ethernet cable. Each of them have a static IP address set. ping command works as expected. I'm looking for a simple way to ...
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Convert mbox to eml, or similar deduplicate internal duplicate email messages

I have many mbox files with internally overlapping content so there are duplicates that cannot be found directly. I'd like to extract EML files for each message and then have them as loose files for ...
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Distraction-free text editor for Ubuntu/Linux, like pyRoom

PyRoom seems to be spottily maintained and only works with Python 2 so I'm looking for a replacement: distraction-free writing, nothing but the text preferably, pleasant or configurable fonts, text ...
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Looking for 1d (really 0d) thermodynamic cycle analysis progam for Linux

I have been using cyclepad running in wine on my Linux system for thermodynamic cycle analysis. Would like to investigate alternatives run natively in Linux to analyze more complex systems. Should ...
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Is there a small web server alternative to Apache which only serves files?

I've written a few scripts in Batch and Bash in the past which download a file directly from my web server. I don't want to use or pay for an external hosting service for this, and I need the files to ...
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Input leap with Android

I'm looking for software to input leap my mouse (and keyboard, but not a priority) from my PC (GNU/Linux) to my Android device. I used to use barrier when I needed to link to a Mac instead of Android, ...
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lsystem exporter?

I am looking for a program that can make 3D lindermeyer systems and export them into a common format like e.g. obj or gltf. I don't want a full plant simulator but rather just a simple graph, no 3D ...
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Gitlab CI pipeline status monitoring

I'm looking for a desktop application that monitors Gitlab CI pipelines and shows desktop notifications when they succeed or fail. Gitlab CI's browser notifications are very unreliable, so a separate ...
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Open source SVG 2 viewer for Linux

Specifically, a viewer which will render the following figure: <svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" width="300" height="100" viewBox="0 0 300 100">...
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Can anyone suggest any free alternative to clamav for Linux?

My Alien Vault SIEM is showing some vulnerabilities based on on the connection this server is making, I tried to use clamav with the vulnerability hashes provided by SIEM (along with it's original ...
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Software that can stream a website URL to YouTube

Software that can render a URL and stream to YouTube. I have a web app that shows me some dynamic data over time. I have a headless Linux VPS somewhere. My guess on a possible solution is: Open ...
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Displaying questions for a gameshow-like quiz

I am looking for a software solution to host a quiz in the style of a game show, pub quiz, or similar. It mainly needs to display questions for the participants and audience in an appealing manner (...
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Linux or Hypervisor solutions to run windows in vm, with multi monitor and passthrough supporting Adobe Creative Cloud

I'm searching a setup that could replace my previous windows only based config. I would like a secure linux based environment that would support virtual machines with multi monitor and gpu passthrough....
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Text Editor recommendations for django shell (python manage.py shell)

When performing debugging or adding data to my database from CSV files I rely on the django shell (python manage.py shell). I used this during development on a Windows PC and although, I hated using ...
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Convert S3M, XM and MOD files to flac/mp3 preserving tags

Remember the modules of the past? MOD, S3M, XM, ST? Great, so do I! I have thousands of modules in my file shares :-). But… now I'd love to convert all my collected modules into playable files in an ...
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Automatically deleting files older than a certain age according to configured glob patterns

I would like to automatically delete old files from my production apps in order to clear up space on my organization's shared network filesystem. I imagine a good way to do this would be to create a ...
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Which operating system is the most maintained and has no non-free software?

I used Debian until they voted to include non-free code in their installer last year. The thing I loved about Debian is that it seemed to be actively maintained and the non-free and non-free-firmware ...
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Home LAN mapping software

I have a pretty simple home LAN: EdgeRouter-x, a couple switches, and a wireless access point. I'd like a dashboard that shows all the computers attached to the network. The EdgeRouter has a DHCP ...
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How to Recover Data from RAID1 or RAID0 (QNAP TS-219P+)?

QNAP TS-219P+ supports two RAID types, RAID1 and RAID0, as well as JBOD, which is sometimes referred to as linear RAID, but technically it isn’t a RAID at all. In the end, redundancy in this NAS is ...
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Open source database library with C API

I am looking for the open source library similiar to SQLite. The requirements are: C API C/C++ backend server-less configration properties (e.g. no dynamic allocations, crash tolerance) open source ...
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XFCE4 Taskmanager alternative that can show each CPU core usage, instead of just one graph

For Debian 11, I need to check CPU usage per core (just like Windows), not just one percentage for the entire CPU. Which one is the best to use on XFCE?
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