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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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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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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 ...
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Music player supporting resumption after close

I'm looking for a music player for Ubuntu Linux that supports resuming the song, position in that song, and the playlist in which the song was located once I open it again (essentially saving state on ...
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UNIX environment variable manaeger?

Is there a good program that can handle PATH updates and similar for Linux and Unix? I would like an easier way to add and edit my PATH. Wouldn't it be nice if we could do it without logging out and ...
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Extremely simple job scheduler

I have a couple of machine learning experiments which I start running when my machine is free long enough. Each job takes several hours. I would like to have a simple "scheduler" which executes ...
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On screen video recording software for Linux

I am looking for Video recording software for Ubuntu 16.04lts that has: Able to pause the recording and continue it on some other DAY Able to fast forward my 120 hrs recording into 2mins file ...
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which is more lightweight fluxbuntu or lubuntu? [closed]

I need to know which Is the most lightweight version of ubuntu Please give me a recomendation .
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Mark files in directory as favorite (Ubuntu Desktop)

Introduction I have a digital camera since 15 years. My son is 13 now and we want to create a book with photos of his childhood. This means my wife and me we need to select our favorite photos. I ...
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Something lik Intel True Key for Ubuntu Linux?

I like Intel True Key that lets me login by the camera and program that recognizes my face. I use that with MS-Windows 10 on a laptop (Asus UX301LA). Now I wonder if there is something similar for ...
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Manually but effectivly blur or pixelate area / object from hunderts of similar photos

I am looking for a software to similar areas of lots of similar 360 photos. So EXIF information should be preserved. I am having something in mind where I select the area to be blurred, switch ...
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VOIP for Ubuntu Linux? [closed]

I'm looking for a good voice over ip program to make phone calls using Ubuntu. Can you help me? I only need the basic functionality i.e. voice (sound, audio) and not everything else. I don't require ...
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OCR software for Linux

I am looking for OCR software to digitalize scans. Some are prints, some are hand-written (like this). I want to have an easier time finding documents. So I want to generate one text file for each ...
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Program for mass-managing audio cards

I am looking to do simultaneous translation of a conference we are hosting. I would prefer to have the mixing for this project on computer; ideally Ubuntu, as that is what I am the most familiar with....
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Terminal that supports PgDn as option

I would like a terminal for Ubuntu that supports PgDn and PgUp as the default functionality and to send them to the current Unix application when you press PgDn+Shift.
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Proxy to spoof geo-ip locations

Required: Free Runs on Ubuntu 16.04 or Windows 7 or 10 Choose spoof country Optional (But Nice): Runs on Ubuntu GUI Install through apt-get
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Is there software that will let me mirror my iPad and Android Phone to Ubuntu 16.04?

I would like to be able to mirror my iPad screen and Android Phone's screen to my PC, running Ubuntu 16.04. They are all connected to the same Wifi network. The iPad is running jailbroken iOS 9.3.3, ...
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Python language in Ubuntu [closed]

I want to learn Python, but I don't know which good software I could use to do that. Furthermore, I'd like to take a good course to learn this language. Questions : Which good software could I use ...
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Full System Linux Backup Tool [duplicate]

As the title suggest, does any have a suggestion for backup suite that can offer a full Linux backup (Ubuntu)? To make this very clear I mean a Full System Backup, that backups the system files as ...
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I need a GUI that will edit a TEXT column in MySQL

I normally use MySql Workbench. But I now have a table that has a column of type TEXT. It is used to store Python script for use in Jython. Some of these scripts can be quite large. Workbench only ...
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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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Simple, fast, secure KDE Linux distribution

I'm new to Linux, still learning how Linux in general works, but before that I need some smart opinion from a person who knows this stuff already, so my question is very simple, what is the most basic ...
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Ubuntu Video Library manager

I'm looking for a video library manager that works for Ubuntu 16.04. Some of the key capabilities is to be able to sort-by and manage ID3 tags and playback mp4 files within the application. With all ...
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Software to add border to photos in bulk

I'm looking for a way to add a 3 pixel black border to every file in a folder. File type is .jpg. My OS's are Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 15.10, and Windows 7.
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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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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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Keycast alternative in Ubuntu 16.04

Is there any software like Keycast (Mac)? It shows what keys we have pressed for demonstration purpose. my requirements The keys we pressed should be shown on the top of the screen irrespective of ...
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iTunes replacement for Ubuntu, hierarchical playlists and Android syncing?

I've waded through the profusion of "iTunes on Linux" questions on this site and the recommendations (as well as searching Google extensively) but have not seen the combination of features that are ...
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Choosing a Daw for Ubuntu

I currently use Ableton Live 9 and thinking about fully switching to Ubuntu. Ableton has no support nor plans for Ubuntu or Linux, so I have to switch or Wine/VM it. I know using VM/Wine is clunky for ...
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Stream a movie to a friend

I want to stream a video file I have locally to show it to a friend, e.g., to watch a movie together. Is there such a program? I use Ubuntu but I don't know what OS my friend uses.