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Questions tagged [ubuntu]

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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How to use a ubuntu server for re-encoding media files?

I am using a ubuntu 16.04 server from Microsoft Azure. I want to use the server to reencode(from h24 to h265) video(mp4,mkv) files on it. I am using SSH to connect to the server. My server specs are ...
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Log highest disk-reading process, every second, even on almost-freezed Linux

My computer sometimes freezes because some process starts to read huge amounts of data from the hard disk. I want to find out what process does this. The tool must: Add one line to a given text file ...
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Linux keeping own package manager across the LAN network

We are using Ubuntu machines for our LAN networks. To install some packages for every machine, we use the Ubuntu package manager apt. Let's say about installing git for every machine. Instead of ...
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Is there cheap or free drawing application which has brush with self-improoving brush-stroke

I've seen such in Clip Studio Paint (ex Manga Studio). There is brush that makes such strokes that when you made a stroke it's shape became better: it became more smooth and tips became sharp. It may ...
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IDE for C, Ubuntu

Looking for a recommendation for IDE. I'm learning to program in C, using Ubuntu. Is Eclipse good enough? or are there better IDE's for C?
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CLI Markdown viewer with Chapter selection support

I'm looking for a simple CLI Markdown viewer with support for Chapter selection for Ubuntu. My main goal is to have a single file with notes separated to chapters so I can list those and select one to ...
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Clean Install - Dual boot Windows/Ubuntu [closed]

I'm going to install Windows (as default boot - for a daily use/games) on a new computer, with a new SSD. I'd like to add a dual boot for Ubuntu (for more technical uses - Development). What do you ...
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Lossless JPG rotation as a Nautilus context menu or lightweight GUI

I often have to rotate JPG pictures that are precious originals, often taken years ago with cameras that did not have many pixels. Right now I rotate them with GIMP, but due to the arbitrary ...
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Program to make an overlay appear when a particular program is active

For example, when I'm working on something using TeXWorks, I want a small semi-transparent box in the background with useful text information like shortcuts and other notes. If I make another program ...
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Which dotfile manager should I use for advanced dotfile management?

I want to get rid of my custom shell scripts for managing dotfiles (~/.* files and ~/.*/ directories in the HOME directory). In addition the tool needs to be capable of managing IDE specific files as ...
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Need to make a script that will use a password protected file and generate an output

I am designing a Lab for a course at university.For this the students will download a folder called LAB1 and this will contain subfolders called author_solution ,student_solution and evaluate.sh file....
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Markdown editor with which I can embed handwritten notes and edit them

I extensively use markdown to take notes and render it in Html or PDF (using Pandoc). I have a Wacom stylus. And I want to take hand-written notes (specifically, lecture notes). I want to embed these ...
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Tool to support aptitude updates

Running apt-get update can be somewhat painful at times, with error messages like this: Reading package lists... Done E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/ys/emojione-picker/ubuntu bionic ...
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Easy version control + version comparison for TeX

What would you suggest for this situation. Person studies mathematics and uses Xubuntu on his home computer. He needs to write his thesis such that he can see different versions easily. Someone ...
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Linux terminal that supports RTL (non KDE)

I am on Ubuntu unity 16.04, I am looking for: Free Linux terminal that supports RTL Not KDE based Works in ZSH because bicoin does not Huge bonus if it can be integrated in VScode, in fact the reason ...
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Ubuntu GUI interface for GITLAB self-hosted

The problem is, that the project on GITLAB stays on private server (self-hosted), which means that by using GitKraken I am not able to connect it. Moreover, I'm using Ubuntu 18.04. Does somebody ...
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Software or method to batch invert b/w images

I have directories of 100-500 small black & white image files (jpg) that I need to batch invert, from white text on black to black text on white. They will then be input to tesseract-ocr. I am ...
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Redirect webhooks to push notifications?

There are many services around the internet, which allow creating webhooks to get notified about some events. I'd like to find some free service, which gives me public URL I can subscribe the webhooks ...
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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 to remove tourists from one scene, given multiple shots

I have a point-and-shoot camera with which I made multiple high-resolution, but not raw images of about the same scene - I didn't use a tripod, so the camera moved slightly. It is an open place where ...
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Ubuntu command line client for stackoverflow?

What command line client for StackOverflow is suitable for me? Requirements: OS: Ubuntu support for various StackExchange communities (not only StackOverflow) preferably installable via apt browsing ...
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Ubuntu command line client for email?

What command line client for Ubuntu (18.04) does fit my needs below? The requirements are adjusted to one server I am using: Zimbra. Requirements: free preferably installable per apt multiple email ...
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Software for Linux OS to create any type of bootable usb drive

I need a software like Rufus, but for Linux (I didn't find any software like this, I don't know how to install Rufus on Linux Ubuntu) to create any type of bootable flash drive then install whatsoever ...
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Ubuntu command line client for JIRA

I need a command line client for Jira. What would you recommend? Requirements: Open/close/comment a JIRA issue OS: Ubuntu preferably installable via apt usable (not low level) interface interactive ...
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Software to batch OCR multiple image files to multiple text files using Tesseract?

I am currently using tesseract to OCR some jpeg files to txt files (Ubuntu 16.04). Typically this is ~500 files in one directory. I know I can do this by making a text file with all the file names (...
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Calculation of Eigenvalues

I hope this is an easy question: can you recommend an online calculator of Eigenvalues accepting variable coefficients of the matrix? I am not able up to now to find one... I would also consider an ...
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How can I set environment variables based on files / the current directory?

I would like to be able to create some files in a directory (e.g. *.env) and then have my ZSH / BASY automatically load the environment variables defined in them / unload when I change the directory. ...
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Deterministic Password Generator

I am looking for deterministic password generators which are available for Linux. My goal is to have one password to remember and use that to make passwords for all my logins.
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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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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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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 ...