Questions tagged [ubuntu]

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Ultra-lightweight RSS indicator for Ubuntu, running as status menu indicator

I use Feedindicator to be alerted of new RSS news. It is perfect for me in terms of UI, but it freezes randomly, making it unusable for me. Is there any similar software for Ubuntu Unity? Run as an ...
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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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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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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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String paster for Ubuntu

I'm looking for a small program that will be able to keep and paste (or replace) things I type into a GUI application (like a browser). For Example I hit a key combination Some sort of list with a ...
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Program to connect Samsung SGH-T340G phone to Linux via USB

I'd like connect via USB to access info and send texts on phone. But when I connect via USB, it does not show up anywhere on the PC. Device Specs: My PC OS is Linux Mint 13 Maya, (Ubuntu based) My ...
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Offline non-browser-based bookmark manager for Linux

I am looking for a bookmark manager that can help me store URL links. Requirements: It should store at least the following fields: title, URL, tags, description, date added. It should also be ...
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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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Modern alternatives to Mutt

I'm after suggestions about "better" mail clients than Mutt, principally for FOSS dev. My baseline is Mutt because I used it before and it basically does what I expect, but I'm not sure whether more ...
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Markdown editor for *buntu with auto-ToC and drag-drop structure

I'm seeking a Markdown editor that is: ready-to-run on *buntu, and not an "online" editor; and includes these two features: auto-generated table of contents (ToC) from headings; and the facility ...
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Type to select friend in Pidgin buddy list

I use Pidgin for chat. Finding a friend in the list is quite painful. Even though friends are listed alphabetically, that does not help much, especially with kanji characters. I would like to have a ...
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SVN 1.8 Compatible Client with GUI for Ubuntu 13.10

I'm looking for an SVN GUI for Ubuntu, It needs to be compatible with SVN 1.8 as some of the office run Windows with the latest Tortoise SVN. I've tried RabbitVCS, RapidSVN and even TortoiseSVN ...
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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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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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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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Free cash Point of Sale (PoS) software sought

Is there a free cash Point of Sale software (PoS) for Ubuntu? It should work in German. It's for a climbing hall: We sell individual entries and memberships, we have a little restaurant and a small ...
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Alternative to android's official SDK, to create an android Keyboard

Now that eclispe's SDK is depreciated, I'm stuck with android studio, which I absolutely hate. Moreover, java and I are not best friends :) How to create a soft keyboard using anything other than ...
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SMTP client to send raw unmodified HTML e-mail

This is somewhat similar to Email client to send unmodified HTML emails but it's 5 years old and the product in the accepted answer does not exist anymore. I need a desktop e-mail client for sending ...
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WinSCP alternative for Ubuntu

I've always used WinSCP for Windows to keep my directories up to date with the sync option. This is a really useful feature that most FTP clients lack. Now I started programming on Ubuntu and, since ...
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Complete and powerful serial terminal

After the switch to Ubuntu 19.10 the most important application I miss is a serial terminal. Under Windows I used RealTerm every day. I tried some of the Linux alternative (i.e. CuteCom, CoolTerm, etc....
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Prominent on-screen reminder

Every now and then I miss the daily team standup just because I simply forget it if I think over a problem. Is there a software for Linux desktop (I use Xubuntu) which allows for a prominent on-...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Collection database software (self-hosted)

I've been looking for a while for a program to better manage my various collections (DVDs, games, books). Although I've found programs that can do that they are generally local desktop programs which ...
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Locking the mouse cursor within a specified window on Ubuntu

I am looking for a program that can lock the mouse cursor within a specified window on Ubuntu 14.04 (using KDE). Ideally I should be able to enable/disable the locking using a keyboard shortcut. On ...
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Add-on to block websites on Ubuntu Web Browser (Epiphany)

I need an extension or add-on for the Ubuntu web browser (the browser which is provided by Ubuntu other than Firefox) to block some websites in my Ubuntu 14.04. I need an add-on like the 'Leech Block'...
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Text to speech software with option to change language on the fly

Is there a TTS software for Ubuntu that has language recognition? Given the input file: this is English. dies ist Deutsch. The program needs to speak out the first sentence in English and the ...
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Bash Autocomplete Package with IDE-like Feature

Using Ubuntu 20.04. I was wondering is there an open source package or extension that will make typing commands in the bash shell feel like an IDE with dynamic autocomplete suggestions while typing (...
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Open-source software (alternative to Surfer) for contouring and 3D surface mapping

I am looking for an open-source software for contouring and 3D surface mapping, an alternative to Surfer. Presently, I am using Gnuplot, but I am looking for a simpler, user-friendly software for ...
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What software to use for cloning my ubuntu 20 live server (VPS)

I have done too many configurations and installations on my Ubuntu server 20 on a VPS. I only have access to ubuntu (nothing else like BIOS). Now I want to do a backup for the full VPS (80 GB) to copy ...
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What it the best file server with Ubuntu Server and Windows 10

I'm developing file server client (Windows 10 Environment) with Electron. But, First I have to decide what file server that I use. So I search it from Google, but it's really hard to find what I want. ...
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Pupillometry software available on Ubuntu for experimentation

I'm interested in performing a pupillometry experiment on myself where I perform specific tasks on my system while monitoring my pupil size. What free software can be run and installed on Ubuntu for ...
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Getting different 2 audio in the same headphone or headset

I want to get my headphone to play totally different audio in each ear of it. I mean: audio_1.mp3 being played in the right ear - and - audio_2.mp3 in the left ear >> from the same device (eg: ...
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Best way to encrypt a text file in ubuntu (and possibly Android)

I am currently using a simple 7zip archive that I open with Gnome Archive Manager, and that level of encryption would be fine for my needs, but Gnome Archive Manager does copy the file to the temp ...
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A good and simple PDF reading

I need simple PDF reading software that synchronizes the "reading position" on my Android phone and my Linux computer – so I can continue reading on the other end where I left on the first. ...
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Alternative note apps to Marginnote 3 in-windows environment,which can create flashcards on the fly

A similar question was asked before , but decor does not have cloze or image occlusion flashcard creation ability, on the fly. In MarginNote 3, An user can crop out a section of document by selecting ...
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Debian software allowing me to make ISOs available as package repo over network?

I have used jigdo to create the dual-layer BD images for Debian (amd64) and I'd like to use those now to make them available to all clients in my home network, if possible, but without duplicating the ...
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Jumpserver/Bastion host for SSH connections

I'm looking for a rather simple implementation/software to control ssh access to multiple servers. I've tried software like Teleport but it's way over-engineered for my requirements, and I find the ...
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detect network malicious activity coming from own linux server

I have a VPS provider that is strictly disallows malicious activity like ssh-bruting, ddos, and such. I also have multiple users that use the single VPS machine, each allocated to one docker ...
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GUI tool to copy selected intact files/directories, following ddrescue clone? (Autopsy is one-at-a-time)

I made a clone of a failing hard disk using GNU ddrescue. Many of the files are okay, and many are broken. I can mount the clone, with its three partitions, in Linux. My linux file browser (tried ...
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Pre-built Ubuntu setup for deep learning

I want to work on deep learning and computer vision in Linux, say Ubuntu. I know there are pre-built images in AWS, Azure for this purpose. But I want to install it on my PC to VirtualBox or to hard ...
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Move many pictures/etc from Android to Linux, without a USB cable

Every few days, I want to move all pictures from my Android phone to my Linux laptop. In the past I was using the USB cable, it worked great but unfortunately my current phone's USB port is defective ...
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How can I programmatically insert an image in to an excel file?

I have a folder with an excel file and an image. Which programming language can I use to insert the image to a cell programmatically? The files are located on a Linux server running a strictly ...
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Need to use only the emulator of android studio, so i don't need to load any projects

i need to use only the emulator without loading any project or other things. Is there a way maybe a terminal command to run it without opening Android studio and load a project. I'm using ubuntu