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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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.
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Linux Management

We are a startup in bootstrap developing code written in Java. We are purchasing custom desktops - not branded desktops - hence they come without an OS. We did insist on TPM chips for our ...
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Mac-like file browser for Ubuntu 16.04

Navigating the folders and sub folders all in the same window like in the screenshot below.
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Advanced file searching (scan for properties) [Ubuntu/Windows]

Backstory: Basically I've set up my RasPi to run Plex Media Server. It works really great and using basically no power while I can still directplay/stream from it while away from home. Now, the ...
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Which version of Ubuntu for JDK 7?

I'm running through a installation guide that requires Ubuntu and JDK7. I know the latest version of Ubuntu (16.04) installs the current JDK8 via apt-get. What is the latest version of Ubuntu that ...
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Screen capture tool with uploading to a server for Ubuntu?

I'm using Ubuntu and I'm looking for a tool that can make a screenshot, upload it to a server and give me a link. There are tons of similar programs for other operating systems. For example: http://...
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Expose a directory on my server for download over HTTP

I want to expose a directory on my Ubuntu server, for user to explore over a browser and download. Users would be within my LAN, and I don't have security/authentication need. Any software which ...
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Weather forecast applet for Ubuntu

Background Prior to cycling to work in the morning, I'd like to know if I need to cart rain gear for the way home. The xfce4-weather-plugin sits in the lower-right hand corner of the panel and is ...
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Desktop environment for a touchscreen 2-in-1 laptop for an Ubuntu system

What are desktop environments, which runs on Ubuntu, with good 2-in-1 touchscreen laptop support? Notable features: Touch-friendly buttons Cursor disappears when using touch input but shows where it ...
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Program measuring sound and generating an equalizer profile

This question is a companion to Automatically switch equalizer preset based on audio output (internal speaker or external). Context/problem: bad speakers As many people know, laptop speakers have "...
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Software to manage files (with tags)

I am searching for a software with which I am able to organize my files. For example there are some media players (e.g. Amarok) that provide what I am looking for songs: ratings, tags, etc. However, ...
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Touchscreen driver that just makes people stop touching my screen

Context: People keep touching my screen, leaving fingerprints, My laptop has a touchcreen that I don't use. Is there a program/driver that would for instance turn the whole screen red for 3 seconds ...
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Local bookmark manager for Linux (Kubuntu)

I am searching for a browser-independent manager for web bookmarks that I can install on my local Linux Kubuntu (Ubuntu + KDE) machine. It would also be great if that manger could be accessible via ...
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Search the internet for pictures by keyword and automatically download a set number of the results in the original resolutions (Ubuntu 14.04)?

This is the task I would like to be able to perform: Search for images on the internet by a keyword Automatically download a specified number of the search results in the original image resolutions ...
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Fast file synchronization tool with a web GUI for Linux?

I have two Ubuntu servers (ie. no GUI) that I need to synchronize files across a WAN connection, on an ongoing basis. So far, I've tried BitTorrent Sync and Syncthing, but they are painfully slow. ...
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Open-source Ubuntu Dropbox client?

Are there any open source actively developed free Dropbox clients for Ubuntu 15.10? Must have basically as much of the features just as official client does. (LAN sync is not required) I myself ...
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Notifier about visible ISS passes and/or Iridium flares for Ubuntu PC

I am trying to find application that would be capable of notifying me about visible ISS pases for specified location and/or visible Iridium flares for specified location. This software must be ...
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Sticky notes app for Ubuntu

I'm looking for a simple-to-run, simple-to-use sticky notes application for Ubuntu 15.10. It should have the following features: Ability to add, edit and delete notes. Ability to move notes around ...
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Software to wipe my screen (display black color and ignore tactile input)

Tactile screens tend to gather fingerprints at a very high pace, so I clean mine with a wet tissue every few days. PROBLEM: If I clean my screen when it is locked, the background is not dark enough ...
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What software/toolkit should I use to manage/plan out a year-long trip across multiple countries?

In a few years I plan on traveling, pretty much all around the world. This is going to cost a good deal of money and be very complex, so I'm going to begin planning now. What software/toolkit is the ...
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Recommendation for a LAMP or LEMP stack Vagrant Box? [closed]

I'd like to setup a Vagrant Box with a LAMP or LEMP stack on it in Virtualbox. Do you have any suggestions for a trustworthy one to use? I'd prefer if it ran Ubuntu, Debian or CentOS.
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Linux (Ubuntu) Alert on desktop on full local disk

I am looking for a desktop program that will monitor my local filesystems and pop up an alert once the usage reaches a certain threshold. I know lots of solutions for the server environment, but that ...
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Split mySQL tables into databases by prefix

I operated a small low cost server that was restricted to one mySQL database. Since most (PHP) programs are aware of the issue of having only one database, the common workaround is to define tables in ...
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Information gathering in Ubuntu and Backtrack

There was a program in Backtrack OS where we could give a domain name or an Email and it would search the Internet for all the information available in "Whois" result's all websites and made ...
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Command line software which returns image descriptions

I have a lot of images and I search a very specific one. The file name is probably not meaningful, I only know it's a jpg image (I have 25000 on my PC). I have no idea about when the picture was taken ...
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Gratis Log visualization tools

First, let me explain what I mean by log visualization tools. I mean something that has a decent GUI that looks semi-impressive (lots of charts/graphs, maybe a pie chart or two). Here's an example ...
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Python library to download and upload through SFTP and allow bandwidth throttling

I am looking for a Python that can download and upload through SFTP and allow bandwidth throttling (e.g. max download speed: 10 MB/s). pysftp can download and upload through SFTP but has no ...
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Python library to get the GPU fan speed

I am looking for a Python library that can get the GPU's fan speed. It should work on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS x64 and support Nvidia GPUs.