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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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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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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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Simple Markdown viewer for Ubuntu

I am looking for a Markdown viewer. It should: run locally on Ubuntu - be a normal program, not a browser addon, webapp or anything else that requires usage of browser Preferable: simple and ...
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Tool for sketching / drawing / painting quickly (Linux / Ubuntu)

I'm looking for a simple, fast and intuitive tool for sketching/drawing/painting in Ubuntu/Linux. I have Gimp installed and I like it, but I'm looking for something simpler and faster, to quickly ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Console-based file comparison/diffing tool

I am looking for something I can install on an Ubuntu server which will allow me to compare the content of PHP, Javascript, CSS, HTML and other plain text files in a more presentable and ...
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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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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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Monitoring PCI Express bus usage

I am looking for a program that can monitor the PCI Express bus usage on Linux. I am mostly interested in the PCI Express bus usage between an Nvidia GPU and CPU. I am aware of https://devblogs....
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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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iTunes alternative on Ubuntu [closed]

I like iTunes, but unfortunately it is not available for Linux/Ubuntu. Some features I am looking for: Playlists Ability to change song from taskbar Album covers CD import Notification when the song ...
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Visual cron GUI

Specifically, I am looking for a GUI-based crontab editor for Ubuntu 12.04 (I know, I know, but the company insists that we use a 12.04 VM for development, and if we upgrade it, our tools break). ...
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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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SQL Server client for Ubuntu

I need to connect to a MS SQL Server database from my Ubuntu machine. Any client suggested? I found libmono-entityframework-sqlserver6.0-cil, will that work? It doesn't sound like just a client: ...
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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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Simple program to edit screenshots (add texts and arrows, mark stuff) on Linux

I have quite often the need to take screenshots and do the following: Crop them Add texts (where I want to be able to choose the color) Add arrows (where I want to be able to choose the color) Mark ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How can I easily develop C# in Ubuntu (without monodevelop)

I almost always develop in a linux environment, but recently I've had to move to C#. I know monodevelop exists, but I'd like to not use monodevelop for certain reasons. Are there any other tools ...
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Linux Download TV Shows as soon as they are posted

This article, describes software for Mac and Windows to download TV shows as soon as they are posted. I tried popcorn time, but it doesn't have the episodes I want and I cannot choose what torrent ...
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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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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 ...