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Consuming today's Twitter (X) home feed on a future date

I like to remain updated with "For You" tab of Twitter/X, but sometimes I get too busy and don't get time to catch-up. Is there a tool/utility that can store some fixed number of Tweets from ...
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Utility for viewing Chrome-trace-format JSONs

Chrome/ium has a trace viewing functionality, accessible via chome://tracing, which can load trace files in a certain JSON format and display them along a timeline. This is nice, but - I would like to ...
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Is there a standalone color picker utility that uses this style of a colour picking dialog?

I have come across a few programs that use the dialog from the below screenshot, its a single dialog with 5 tabs, first 3 tabs contain a different colour wheel, last 2 tabs consist of colour swatches. ...
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DVD utility SW that maps sector to a Title/Chpt/Time mark

I'm looking for a DVD utility SW that can map a sector on the DVD to the DVD's Title-Chapter and/or time. I'm not looking for a DVD-testing SW (like VSO Inspector) or a DVD-cloning SW. Instead, what I'...
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elementwise-diff utility for (simple) structures of data

Suppose I have a data structure made up of, say, a 32-bit floating-point value and a 32-bit integer values. Now suppose I have two files with a million of these structures in each. For simplicity let'...
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Firefox profile export/backup tool

I want to be able to backup, or export, my Firefox profile, then later be able to apply this backup - import into an existing (new) profile, or import/restore as a separate profile. I do not want to ...
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Transform text into gibberish while maintains the "look" of the original text

I have some text. I want to generate gibberish instead of this text, but I want the gibberish to look the same, in the sense of being sequence of words of more-or-less the same lengths as the original ...
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Need a label generator utility

I need a utility that can be integrated with Java and can generate label (attached) by passing the values dynamically. The utility can be paid. I am looking for multiple labels on a sheet, such as A4 ...
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More usable gitk

I use git, and for visualization of branches, often use gitk. But - I don't like it: Most importantly: You can't copy most of the text from there, e.g. commit comments. Aargh! It doesn't use the same ...
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Software to limit screen area available for programs running in full screen mode

I have rather specific request that may even look absurd. I believe it is not, though. I'd like Windows 10 taskbar to be always visible even if some program goes full screen (or to be able to see ...
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Markdown formatter that converts inline links to reference-style links

I would like to find a CLI utility that replaces the inline links of a markdown file to reference-style links, a la this example. On this website, I found a pandoc command that does something similar: ...
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Win 10 utility to upload an image to a hosting site with just a right click

Is there a currently working utility for Windows which would let me upload an image to an image hosting site from the desktop, with just a right click? I found a few such utilities, but most of them ...
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Simple utility to display command-line changeable number in Windows' systray

I'm trying to find some kind of trustworthy utility which does this, and literally nothing else: In the "notification area", AKA the part in the bottom-right part of the screen, sort of part of the ...
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Open Source Disk Manager / Partitioning Tool for Windows

Windows Disk Manager has to be one of the most limited disk manager / partitioning tools that I've ever used, and I've come across plenty of other disk partitioning tools for Windows, but they've all ...
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Tool to manage windows Programs using tags and images

Basically I am looking for something like steam, but for any program I decide to drop into it. Requirements: 1) Needs to support exe and bat files (bare minimum). 2) Show list of program "icons" 3) ...
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macOS extended characters-like popover on Windows

I'm currently on macOS and I will be moving to Windows soon, and one of the ways to quickly excess extended characters is by pressing and holding a key, e.g. 'a' and the following popover appears (see ...
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Android app that lists all installed apps (including system apps)

I want an app that will generate a list of what apps I have installed, in a manner I can save to a file or send in email. I've looked at an assortment. I have two at the moment - one freeware, and ...
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Drag and drop buffer utility to collect several items then give them to you to drop onto a target

This monkey patching solution would speed up many workflows. Say I'm browsing a folder structure in Windows Explorer, selecting things to upload to the browser. The web app doesn't know how to queue ...
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What offline software or utility can I use to detect minimum Javascript version to run a web application?

I have inherited a web application to maintain. The application entails hundreds of thousands of lines of Javascript across hundreds of libraries that get loaded/unloaded at run time. I need to add ...
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Is there a software that can put application software in 'hibernate'?

In an operating system like Windows, we can put the OS in hibernation so all the content in RAM is store in hard drive and be resume later. However, for application software it seems there is no such ...
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Is there a simple javascript library that contains a lot of basic utility functions?

I'm thinking something like lodash - but lodash doesn't have the functions I'm thinking of. One's I'm thinking of are: round to increment places eg. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/...
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Portable, free, cross-platform, GUI-based prose-friendly plain-text diff and merge tool?

I have a Macbook at home and a GNU/linux desktop workstation at work. But, I sometimes also have to work on my university's library machines (running Windows 7) without admin rights. Is there a (...
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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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Software to provide server alias for server which is behind VPN

I once found a small utility that ran on windows and as my public IP address changed (as it will under VPN), the utility would update a record mapping that to a public domain alias. So this website ...
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Clipboard Manager for Windows that allows one paste of all items in one fell swoop

I need a feature I haven't been able to figure out in my existing clipboard manager, Arsclip: I'd like to be able to paste all the existing entries in the clipboard list with just one or two clicks or ...
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Looking for a tool similar to iperf, but for network data corruption testing: sends continual chunks of random data + their checksums over a network

I have a slightly unusual situation, where there's an intermittent low level of corruption of data being sent across my LAN. The problem in tracing it is that it only shows up under heavy parallel ...
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Ethernet port configuration utility?

I am developing hardware that communicates via Ethernet, and as part of the testing often have to switch a single port between two or more different configurations (such as DHCP vs. static IP- with ...
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Is there any software which can distribute the internet speed to the programs according to their priority order?

So, if first (assigned) process gets the internet speed first and after it's demand is over/fulfilled the remaining speed goes to second process and so on?
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Free VPN software to browse from USA [closed]

What is the best free VPN I can use to browse the internet as I where from USA ? I am on Windows 10
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Windows - Global Zoom Tool That Doesn't Hijack Mouse Cursor

Looking for a global zoom tool ( in other words - system wide -applying to whatever is on the screen ) that doesn't require mouse interaction. The purpose of said tool is to allow me to still work ...
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A du-like utility with curses graphic illustration of used space

I occasionally use du to explore my disk usage, and find myself having to write elaborate sorting and filtering scripts around it to sort of get a "big picture" of what's going on in a directory. I ...
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Alternative to Disk Utility mac

So i'm trying to resize a partition on my backup drive without erasing my data (see here). I have been talking to some of my friends about this since my other question currently has no responses, ...
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Enter data automatically into a web pages

I have a job to enter data into web pages everyday at specific times, these data are not fixed so is there a software I configure or program to enter the data for me automatically each day ? The data ...
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