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Use this tag in addition to the 'linux' tag for questions where integration in the default Ubuntu interface is a requirement. If you're just looking for Linux software and happen to be running Ubuntu, use only the 'linux' tag.

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Email client for Linux

I have used Thunderbird as an email client for years, but with the update to version 60, essential extensions are not working anymore. The worst issue is that Thunderbird doesn't have a persistent ...
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Software to check if music file (approximately) contains segment of audio? (both mp3)

TL;DR: Is there an automated way to filter a list of files selecting the files that approximately contain another file? Example: Files to be tested (potentially hundreds): my_file_1.mp3 my_file_2....
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Open source English dictation software for Ubuntu

I need an open source software (speech to text) that can write plain English from my dictation in Ubuntu.
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Scrolling through pictures via Terminal Linux

I've been looking for a tool that either works or can be customized for the following task. My end goal is to use the terminal to open, and navigate through some folder containing pictures. The ...
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bookmarks & highlights in one place with link to pdf files

All text in one place with many file extensions support or just pdf format. For example : many books in PDF format with possibility to highlight or bookmarks and than search all of them from one ...
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Script to syntax highlight various types of files

I want a command line script to syntax highlight various types of files. The output needs to be in an XML format. Ubuntu 18.04.1 (and Debian with derivatives in general). Could you help my free ...
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Batch splitting large files into smaller files

I am looking for a program for Microsoft Windows or Ubuntu that can take as input a folder and splitting in any file larger than some file size threshold into smaller files. I don't want to have to ...
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Ubuntu-compatible tool to convert heightmap to normal maps for 2D pixel art

I'm looking for software what can turn 2D pixel art height maps to smoothing-less, crispy looking normal map. It must be compatible with Ubuntu(or at least run fine under Wine/Crossover). I have ...
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simple lightweight reliable method to send notifications to ubuntu over internet

Me and my friend are using Ubuntu 16.04 I want to have a method to send a notification to her laptop. She is not so experienced with Linux so It's better to be very easy to setup. I want it to be ...
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Ubuntu. Keys emulation

There are tenkeyless (slim) keyboards with don't have numpad and dont' have emulation of numpad, so I would like to emulate numpad on UIOJKLM<> buttons on holding ALT or WIN key. Is there ...
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YAML editor that can reformat code

I want to be able to reformat YAML code e.g. built-in code reformatting which recognizes the formatting. I am familiar with JetBrains IDEs, but I am willing to try anything better than Notepad. For ...
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Which recent Linux dsitribution has libQtGui.a 4.8 among it’s pacakge files?

My Linux distribution doesn’t provides a static archive for Qt. And it turns out compiling Qt4 is a nightmare. There are lot of Qt compiled packages both as rpm or deb. But where I can find a ...
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PHP editor with debug option [duplicate]

I need a PHP editor like eclipse to debug my codes. Is there any open source available for ubuntu?
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Disk space analyzer for Linux/Ubuntu with extra cool features

I know that quite a few not bad disk space analyzers for Linux/Ubuntu already exist. However, I've kinda "fallen in love" with SpaceSniffer on Windows. Thus I'm interested if there's a tool which ...
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Terminal program to send sms without country restriction

I'm developing a Linux program using Free Pascal and need a program to send sms for verification for some protection. I want a terminal program because it's easier to integrate to my program I guess. ...
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Linux Diff Tools to compare directory with exclude particular inner directory

I have two directories with same structure. My Directory structure is, Parent Child_1 Child_2 Child_2_1 Child_2_2 Child_3 The Parent Directory has been placed in two different ...
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Free vpn for Linux

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 and I need a vpn client which runs on Linux. The program should be free or open source.
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Visual software to explore RDF/Turtle ontologies

Looking for visual software to explore RDF/Turtle ontologies in Ubuntu. It's sufficient to be able to visually see the ontology and navigate through it.
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Screen recorder for Ubuntu 18.04 (Wayland)

Ubuntu 18.04 uses Wayland, which gtk-recordmydesktop does not support (AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'get_pixel'). I ried pressing Ctrl+Shift+Alt+R it freezed my computer and I ...
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Linux word processor with good inline Word formula support

Is there a word processor for Linux, specifically Ubuntu, which has excellent support for Word equations in existing docx documents? LibreOffice supports viewing and editing equations, but the ...
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Dell Mobile Connect alternative Linux/Ubuntu?

So Dell announced their new mobile connect software at CES this year, and it looks really useful. Here's a link: http://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/dell-mobile-connect/ab/dell-mobile-connect. It pretty ...
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What tool can I use for monitoring/tracking the connectivity and bandwidth to my ISP for Ubuntu?

I have problems with my internet connection to my ISP and want to set up a command-line tool which monitors/tracks the connectivity and ideally the bandwidth as well. Any recommendations?
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Connecting Ubuntu 16.04 workstations to Windows Active Directory server

Here's my network setup: A Windows 2012 server with Active Directory installed and configured. 15 Ubuntu 16.04 machines, managed with Ansible. I want to be able to : In every Ubuntu machine login ...
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Structured Log viewer

Is there a log viewer for ubuntu 16.04 which is gratis Preferably in the Ubuntu repositories or available via PyPI/pip, but if the quality is really high having it only on Github should be ok as ...
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GUI web browser to run in Xubuntu 14.04

I want to run a GUI web browser on Xubuntu 14.04 but it seems that neither am I able to nor is it safe. So my question is, is there any GUI web browser that I can try? Specs: Must run without SSE2 ...
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Media player on Linux

I'm looking for a media player on Linux (Ubuntu 16.04). The important feature to me is continuous playing; so starting from a video, it continuously plays the next video after the previous one is ...
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Linux full-time online server, as sporadic workstation concerning safety

TLDR: Use one machine as full-time online server, and sporadically as workstation with monitor attached: what software setup, considering ease of use and security? A little bit of context: I just ...
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Merging many MP3 files via command line on Ubuntu

I am looking for a program that can merge many MP3 files via command line on Ubuntu (e.g., as soon I have a folder containing many MP3 files and I want to merge them into a single MP3 file). mp3wrap ...
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File diff viewer visualizing historical data

I have a folder full of textfiles savestate-1.xml savestate-2.xml savestate-5.xml savestate-500.xml which represent how a single file, in this case savestate.xml, changed over time. I.e. a full dump ...
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Debugger for C for linux

I'm trying to find a decent debugger for C with a GUI interface that allows me to do atleast the usual stuff of setting break points, stepping over each line of code. I'm having a hard time finding ...
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Is there a program in windows which can search menu items like Ubuntu Unity?

In unity dash, you can search commands in menu bar of a program, is there a similar program on windows?
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Recovering files from ISO file on Ubuntu 16

I'm trying to recover a damaged data CD. I followed the example dd if=/dev/sr0 of=image.iso bs=2048 conv=noerror,notrunc iflag=nonblock on this link http://hyperlogos.org/page/Recovering-damaged-...
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Which software can I use to browse a MSSQL database?

I want something similar to phpMyAdmin for an MSSQL server. It MUST have / be: M1: a graphical interface where I can see all table names M2: gratis M3: work with ubuntu 16.04 Nice to have would be ...
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Music player server that works with pulseaudio out of the box

I would like to use a music player daemon along the lines of the program called "Music player daemon" (also known as "mpd") or xmms2. I mean something specific by "out of the box": I am running ...
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VR Player for Linux

Is there any VR Player for Linux (or usable with Wine) that can play 360° and 180° videos (optional: and images) turning around using mouse optional: play 3D Videos either as 3D (side-by-side) or ...
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Which software allows me to perform hierarchical clustering manually?

I have 211 language names and I want to visualize them in a meaningful way. The first thing are language families, but besides that there are other "levels" of relationships. Is there a software ...
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GUI tool for MongoDB in Ubuntu server

We use a Ubuntu server to host a mean-stack application. Normally, we connect with the server by ssh. We realise that there are a lot of manipulation and modification around the MongoDB database. So ...
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Word recommendation keyboard for Ubuntu?

You guys would have seen the word recommendation keyboards on mobile phones like gboard, swiftkey, etc. Actually most of the mobile keyboards have the predictive element. Is there anything I can ...
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First person shooter for Ubuntu

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 Laptop with 8GB RAM and Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU 2020M @ 2.40GHz Processor. For this system I am looking for an easy to install first person shooter. It does not have to have the ...
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Schedule download of new files on an FTP server

There is an ftp server from which I want to download weekly the new files that were added to some folders. Also I need something more advanced than wget or scp, the server conf is funny and I have ...
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How to makebox plots in Ubuntu 14.04?

How to make boxplot in ubuntu. I have .csv format file. I made it on LibreOffice. But it took a long time. I need thorugh simplest way/software like SPSS. Can I install SPSS on ubuntu 14.04? I am ...
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Is there a remote desktop program that I can use reliably with conditions?

I believe that more than few people are looking for this. I am using a remote Ubuntu 16.04 desktop that is not mine and currently have ssh and sudo permission. I need the following. First, support of ...
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For Apache Spark is there a Front-End that is recommended

Besides the built-in web interface for Apache Spark, are there front-ends that are recommended for Linux, like Ubuntu 16.04, to simplify the interface and/or have an interface that is more notebook ...
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Video player for GNU Linux

I'm looking for a video player which runs on GNU Linux (Ubuntu 16.04, most importantly) and fulfills these criteria: Can play several videos at once. Does not misbehave if the file it's playing gets ...
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How to store online/in cloud WIFI passwords?

I'm using Ubuntu, and I need a password manager that stores automatically wifi ESSIDs/passwords (such as wap keys) as I save them. Moreover, it should be import all wifi keys already saved. Everything ...
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Snap window shortcuts in Ubuntu Gnome 17.04

I come from Ubuntu 16.04 + Unity, where key combinations like ctrl + alt + numpad-6 would snap the focused window to the right of the current screen, and make the window fill half of the screen ...
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job scheduling and automatization with custom parameters

tl;dr What I am looking for, basically, is a web interface for cron, where I am able to configure a set of additional parameters. lets start with some facts: pre-req's OS: Ubuntu 12.04 / 14.04 ...
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PDF viewer displaying PDFs created with Adobe Reader and containing XFA forms

I'm searching for a PDF viewer on Linux that is able to display PDFs that were created with the Adobe Reader and contain XFA forms. The PDFs I get from the administration of my company are displayed ...
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Linux hard drive speed test

I would like a lhard drive speed test software. I have tried black magic but it doesn't appear to support Linux. What are my options?
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Music program for Ubuntu that can export an album or list of songs into one MP3

I am looking to take a music album on my computer, merge all the songs so that they play one after the other (preferably in the original order). I would then possibly be able to modify the gap-length ...