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Good screen recorder with Audio for Ubuntu 22.04

I have tried numerous option at Ubuntu 22.04 for recording my screen with voice but they all had some issue or the other. Software tried are VokoscreenNG and Simple Screen Recorder. I have observed ...
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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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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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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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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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Looking for an open-source terminal emulator written in modern C++

I often have to temporarily break my Python installation on Ubuntu in order to automate the configuration of cmake builds. Not a difficult break to fix, because I just replace the symlink in /usr/bin. ...
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Ubuntu software showing when I logged in in the morning and logged out in the evening

I want a Ubuntu package that will show when I raised from the bed and turned on or unlocked screensaver of my computer, and when yesterday I stopped to use it, to know my sleeping habits better than I ...
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Adding internal links in a pdf document using free program in ubuntu

I am trying to add a table of contents to a collection of pdfs I have joined to a single pdf to submit for an application. (I used pdf arranger for this) I have added a first page with the contents, ...
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Need suggestion for open source tools to simulate I/O delay for files in a directory on ubuntu-20.04

Need suggestion for open source tools to simulate I/O delay for files in a directory on ubuntu-20.04. So lets say I create a directory /delay_dir, then any process trying to read/write to files under /...
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Convert mathematical signal to sound

I use Ubuntu 22.04. Is there an application for converting mathematical periodical sin/cos formula (functions) to sound? For example is there a way for playing these signals: cos(2π · 440 t) cos t + ...
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Is there any system monitor application for debian-based systems that displays resource consumption by application instead of process?

I use Linux Mint. The system monitor shows list of processes and their CPU/Memory consumption, but they're not grouped by application so I don't have any way of telling how much memory is being used ...
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Is there a tool in Linux for opening 3D files like STL and GLB?

I generated an STL file using OpenSCAD, but I'm unable to view it because I don't have any software that can open it. Are there any free and open-source software packages that can view STL files and ...
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Open Source IDE for C/C++ on Ubuntu with native dark theme

I am using Pycharm community edition for my Python development, looking for something like this for C/C++. The basic requirements are native support for dark theme like Dracula etc. free and open ...
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Linear equation solver under WSL-2

I need to solve a linear equation Ax = b with A a pentadiagonal matrix (lots of 0) whose dimension is very big (until n = 1000 billion). I'm currently using the UMFPACK package from Suitesparse in C (...
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Transfer files between Android and Linux

I'm trying to find an app (or 2, one for each device) to transfer files between my Android and a desktop running Ubuntu (basically to backup pics, videos or notes from the phone). I'd prefer something ...
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Linux/Ubuntu backup with incremental and smart retention

I've been looking for a backup solution for Linux/Ubuntu. I want to use incremental backup and smart retention/rotation to minimize disk usage. And I'd like a GUI. I've tried out or looked at many ...
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Send mail if file content NOT changed [closed]

I'm looking for a way to check if file content is not changed since 10 min and if not send a mail File only contains 1 line with a number like this 1653014463445 edit: file "final" only ...
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Blue color filter for Ubuntu with multiple screen support

I am looking for software which helps me reduce the blue light on multiple screens on Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS. I tried Redshift and Flux but unfortunately they don't have support for multiple screens.
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Tool to save data on Linux, like TripMode

I'm looking for a tool for Linux like TripMode that is designed to help the user minimize Internet usage (in order to "save data"), and optionally monitor Internet usage of apps. Ideally, I'...
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Auto-pause Spotify when receiving a teams call

I want to start listing to music again during work, but receive a lot of Microsoft Teams calls. I am working on Ubuntu Linux and use Spotify. Is there a script / software to auto-pause the music ...
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Open Source Multilanguage IDE for Linux Desktop

Here are the criteria The languages I use most are Python, C++, Bash and a lot of config files for docker, kubernetes etc. Must be free and open source Great support for dark mode, by default. (which ...
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Simple CommonsMark viewer for Ubuntu (standalone program, not something that requires usage of an internet browser)

I am looking for a CommonMark viewer. It should: run locally on Ubuntu - be a normal program, not a browser addon, webapp or anything else that requires usage of an internet browser* Preferable: ...
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Ubuntu software for watching downloaded tv shows?

I am looking for software that will display shows you have downloaded along with a cover for them, similar to "lutris" in the way that it would list all shows you have downloaded, categorize ...
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Auto deploy docker containers from registry?

I have a private Docker container registry, GitHub Packages in my case. Many GitHub repositories upload containers to this container registry. I am searching for a solution that automatically pulls ...
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Open-source software (alternative to Surfer) for contouring and 3D surface mapping

I am looking for an open-source software for contouring and 3D surface mapping, an alternative to Surfer. Presently, I am using Gnuplot, but I am looking for a simpler, user-friendly software for ...
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Windows/Ubuntu game to play on a ethernet LAN

I've set up a small home network using a switch, and a DHCP server to assing ips, and would like my girlfriend to be able to connect to the network and play a game together. Is there a game we can ...
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Mass HTML grabbing tool

I recently found httpx and I love it. However, there isn't an option to grab HTML from the sites/IPs I input. Is there a tool that can grab HTML from a long list of websites in a really short amount ...
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What software to use for cloning my ubuntu 20 live server (VPS)

I have done too many configurations and installations on my Ubuntu server 20 on a VPS. I only have access to ubuntu (nothing else like BIOS). Now I want to do a backup for the full VPS (80 GB) to copy ...
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GUI app for converting floating point to binary

Is there any desktop app for ubuntu that do floating point conversion to binary? I've tried gnome calculator and I can't find the feature even in programming mode. The closest I've found is this page. ...
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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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What it the best file server with Ubuntu Server and Windows 10

I'm developing file server client (Windows 10 Environment) with Electron. But, First I have to decide what file server that I use. So I search it from Google, but it's really hard to find what I want. ...
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How can I view content of log files in JSON format

I have log files which are as below, { "date": "2020-02-15", "message": "something went wrong", "env": "production"} { "date": &...
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Getting different 2 audio in the same headphone or headset

I want to get my headphone to play totally different audio in each ear of it. I mean: audio_1.mp3 being played in the right ear - and - audio_2.mp3 in the left ear >> from the same device (eg: ...
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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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SMTP client to send raw unmodified HTML e-mail

This is somewhat similar to Email client to send unmodified HTML emails but it's 5 years old and the product in the accepted answer does not exist anymore. I need a desktop e-mail client for sending ...
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Offline non-browser-based bookmark manager for Linux

I am looking for a bookmark manager that can help me store URL links. Requirements: It should store at least the following fields: title, URL, tags, description, date added. It should also be ...
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Grapher for Linux

There is a graphing tool bundled with macOS named Grapher. Is there a similar graph plotting software for Linux (Debian, Ubuntu)? The software should be able to take equations as input, and produce ...
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File Manager that can restore tabs Ubuntu

Can you suggest some popular file managers for ubuntu 18.04 which can restore opened tabs after closing and opening the application. It should retain the tabs across restart as well.
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A good and simple PDF reading

I need simple PDF reading software that synchronizes the "reading position" on my Android phone and my Linux computer – so I can continue reading on the other end where I left on the first. ...
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Software for downloading Android apps on Ubuntu

Can someone recommend an open-source application I can use to download Android apps using ubuntu?
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Alternative note apps to Marginnote 3 in-windows environment,which can create flashcards on the fly

A similar question was asked before , but decor does not have cloze or image occlusion flashcard creation ability, on the fly. In MarginNote 3, An user can crop out a section of document by selecting ...
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Differential backup on the cloud for a list of files and folders on Linux?

Is there a tool that I can use on Linux to make a backup on the cloud for a list of files and folders so that only changes made to each individual file is uploaded to the cloud, without having to ...
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Capture screen in Linux, similar to PickPic

I need a Linux program to take screenshots with these caveats: Pressing PrintScreen should capture screen without further input (no modal window asking where to save or asking if I need to save to ...
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Debian software allowing me to make ISOs available as package repo over network?

I have used jigdo to create the dual-layer BD images for Debian (amd64) and I'd like to use those now to make them available to all clients in my home network, if possible, but without duplicating the ...
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Jumpserver/Bastion host for SSH connections

I'm looking for a rather simple implementation/software to control ssh access to multiple servers. I've tried software like Teleport but it's way over-engineered for my requirements, and I find the ...
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detect network malicious activity coming from own linux server

I have a VPS provider that is strictly disallows malicious activity like ssh-bruting, ddos, and such. I also have multiple users that use the single VPS machine, each allocated to one docker ...
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WinSCP alternative for Ubuntu

I've always used WinSCP for Windows to keep my directories up to date with the sync option. This is a really useful feature that most FTP clients lack. Now I started programming on Ubuntu and, since ...
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Graphical SSH - SFTP Manager for Ubuntu 19.10

I was on windows for a long time. and I installed Ubuntu 19.10 now. I was using Bitvise ssh and Mobaxterm for manage my servers in Windows. In Ubuntu I searched a lot, but I can not find application ...
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Screenrecorder for Linux that catches specific windows

I would like to record a specific window together with audio from my mic. I work with Ubuntu. I am thinking of a similar functionality as recording via Zoom, except that the recording is saved on my ...
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