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Is there such a thing as an online mystery unix shell?

I'm wanting to get some hands-on practice and understanding of the various linux/unix command line and file structure. Is there an online tool / practice device that lets you/me practice unix/linux ...
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How to generate statistics about time spent online

Summary I want to get data for my own network of the form device X was active online until at least 3:30, the most visited sites/used applications were: Instagram 80%, Facebook 7%, Whatsapp 9%, Other ...
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Best-performing X server for Windows

I need to run X apps on a Windows 10 machine (or rather, run them remotely, have them display on Windows). So, I need an X server. I know a few: Microsoft's X410, MobaXTerm's built-in X server, Cygwin'...
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Lightweight Unix PPTX Viewer

I am running freeBSD and I am looking for a tool to allow me to view pptx files. These files are created with pandoc.
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Does anybody know of some data visualization packages for the Linux command line/terminal?

I am new to Linux and am also beginning to learn data science. I am playing around with Termgraph which is a package used with Python to visualize very simple bar charts in the command line. I am ...
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Send messages between Uinx pc-s in different networks and access these by python

Is there a free (of cost) software (chat, some API etc.) which allows me to send non-encrypted text messages from one Unix pc to another and read in these messages by a python script? The 2 pc-s can ...
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Is there a weather application that also shows the current season?

All I found never shows the season info. Also, of course, it must be to my location (it must consider latitude and longitude). I don't understand why they all don't have that simple information that I ...
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Free Golang IDE

Is there any good and free Golang IDE or Editor for MacOSX, Windows or Linux? Any help appreciated.
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Linux console text editor with Windows/Mac style shift-arrow text selection, cut, quit and save

I have a terminal novice user-base who need to do some extremely light text editing from a console (authoring Git commits, etc.). I'd like to set EDITOR to something that keyboard binding-wise feels ...
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Sender-Receiver Communication for C++ or Python

I'm working on a project that involves communicating with different devices as they come in and out of range. There isn't necessarily a host as any two devices that come close together should be able ...
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Process manager in user space

As a developer I'm working on a multi-process/service application. I'm looking for a tool, that can start/stop, perhaps monitor my services in the user space. I found process monitoring tools, but ...
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GUI for MongoDB in unix

I need a GUI client that: Works on Unix; Is free; Supports documents editing. Is there an app which satisfies these requirements?
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What web proxy software can add a certain attribute to all HTML tags of a certain type?

Specifically, I'm looking for a proxy (SOCKS or otherwise) that I can use from most browsers (Chrome on Windows, Safari on iOS) and that can accomplish the following with little configuration: In any ...
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make-like automated build tool for relational databases

Short Version Like the question title says, I want a tool like make which will take a recipe file and use it to automatically rebuild a collection of interdependent tables in a relational database. ...
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Open source automation tool which can control Linux desktop application

I got a requirement where we want to control Jmeter GUI which is installed in Linux Env so I need a tool which can fulfill my requirement.
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Web interface for launching Unix scripts, common tasks automation

I'd like some tool similar to Rundeck, but with richer abilities to create task forms. In Rundeck, you cannot build the from conditionally based on values of other fields (unless you turn to URLs but ...
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Looking for cloud- or Unix-based open-source tools that support long-term enterprise-wide key/passphrase management and provide a programmatic API

My question really is: how does an enterprise (a small ~150-employee company) manage the passphrases and encryption keys used at the time of encrypting a large volume of data, when such encrypted data ...
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Educational games to master unix command line?

Looking for recommendations, for some simple trainer style games to improve my command line skills. Could be something similar to https://www.learnshell.org/, or even simpler. At the most basic level,...
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Unix (MacOS) Command Line tool for manipulating HSV of Videos and/or Images

I have a directory full of about 10,000 videos, and I need to manipulate their color scheme in a few ways. I would like to make a copy where they are all slightly bluer/darker, and another copy where ...
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high volume / high resolution capable timeline data visualizer

I am routinely in a need of working with high frequency event timelines, mainly to cross-correlate load-related issues in a complex environments. Potentially hundreds of thousands of individual ...
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Run a FastCGI script without a Web server (for testing)

I need a command line utility to test a FastCGI script. I have an unexpected behavior of our FastCGI script and need to check whether for this behavior is responsible one of our Web servers (two ...
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Headline Capitalization

Background Developers write JIRA tickets; developers do not style the ticket items consistently. We'd like to present the ticket summaries to clients, but with a consistent format. Problem We're ...
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Is there a simple text-editor, opening up a webserver from the command-line?

I have a set-up with some files on a Unix-system. And I want to edit them in real-time from remote via a webbrowser-app. I have commandline access on this system. Now I am searching for a tool making ...
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Building a search index, and querying it from the command line

Does a tool with the following features exist? Command Line Interface (for indexing and searching) We have grep for command line searching of txt files. It’s quick as long as the file is at most a ...
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Testing Client/Server app in C++

I am currently developing Client/Server app based on TCP protocol in C/C++ and want to perform tests of both client and server side. I am using unix sockets for development. Are there any MOCK libs or ...
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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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Solaris SunOS 5.11 Hex Editor

Can anyone point me at a decent hex viewer for Solaris? Looking for something with a front-end similar to bless on Ubuntu or Binary Viewer on Windows or ..almost the Delta Hex Editor Netbeans plugin. ...
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Facebook wall downloader

I'm looking for software/app which allow me to download/export Facebook wall from certain periods into common formats such as HTML, PDF, or similar. So after export, I can open the files and scroll ...
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Secure local interprocess communication toolkit

I am looking for a secure library for interprocess communication between two different, mutually-trusting processes on the same machine. The library needs to remain secure against attack by programs ...
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Software for converting HOCR format to txt?

I have health documents which are currently in the hOCR format. I want to convert them to an xml format. Is there a Mac/Linux - specific software which can do that?
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Set Operations in the Unix Shell

Set operations in the unix shell are possible: http://www.catonmat.net/blog/set-operations-in-unix-shell/ And the solutions from this site are very user-friendly. With "user" being a sub set of all ...
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DNS query tool (host(1) or nslookup(1) replacement)

I'm looking for a command-line tool that can query a name server for an IP address. Something like host(1) as provided by BIND. # query the name server at 4.2.2.4 for the name example.org $ host ...
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What is simple way to sync contents in my local computer to the contents in a remote server using the terminal/Unix?

In short I wanted to have a local folder be in sync with a folder in a remote server. The long story: I have a folder called master where I store a bunch of data. This data is organized in folders ...
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Software to detect security problems in logs for NGINX or other Unix programs

I see online recommendations that I look through logs in /var/log for attacks on my webserver, or security issues with the (Ubuntu Linux) system at large, but it would be helpful if I had something ...
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Tool to create bootable FreeBSD USB flash drives

I am looking for a tool that can make a FreeBSD bootable USB flash drive. Unfortunately YUMI doesn't have this option. I prefer a free sofware working in Windows, but Linux and paid solution can ...
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Secure password storage and manager for server-side software on UNIX/Linux

There's a lot of desktop/user side password managers out there, but I need a password storage solution for server-side app running on Linux. Something that would e.g. keep encrypted passwords in a ...
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Alternative HTML-to-text CLI converter to html2text

I'm looking for memory efficient HTML-to-text converted similar to html2text CLI, however the problem which I've experienced is that it takes too much memory on large files. For example it can take ...
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Software to remotely change a user's password on a Solaris client

I'm looking for software that will provide the ability to our helpdesk to remotely change a user's password on Oracle Solaris systems. The Solaris systems use local /etc/passwd files (no LDAP/NIS etc)...
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