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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Recording Screen Time for Linux

I want an application that can record my screen time (like screen time in macOS). It should be able to show me how much time I have spent on each of the applications I have been using. I have found ...
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Tool to keep track of which dynamic power management technique is being used by my Linux machine

I have read that the OS on computers uses one of the Dynamic Power Management (DPS) or Dynamic Voltage Frequency Scaling (DVFS) techniques to reduce power consumption by a process. I want to know if ...
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Linux Remote Desktop across WAN

I have three remote Linux desktops running behind a router which I need to maintain from behind my router. It has worked perfectly with TeamViewer (TV) 10 until recently, when TV have tightened up ...
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Extend Remote second monitor

I have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, I would like to extend my monitor by using another laptop. I tried to use TeamViewer, but I didn't find an option to share part of monitor. Maybe someone knows of a program ...
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Software that can print correct temperature for AMD Ryzen 2990WX

Recently I got a machine with an AMD Ryzen 2990WX CPU and sensors from lm-sensors seems to give me wrong temperature to me. Its output looks like iwlwifi-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device temp1: ...
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Memory Probe (Consumption) Utility for TensorFlow

I'm working with TensorFlow framework on multi GPU machine. I want to know that, is there any utility available to monitor TensorFlow memory usage for CPU, RAM and GPU memory consumption. I'm using ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...