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Open Source/Free software for locking folders

I am looking for a free software that can lock folders on my Windows system. I have tried many softwares like file locker, folder locker but they are only available in trial versions. I have a folder ...
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3answers
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Program to use a second PC as second monitor

I've seen that application but I forgot to note its name down, and now I can't find it: You to place e.g. your laptop next to your desktop PC's monitor, you start the application in question on both ...
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Handy Haskell IDE

Is there a good Haskell IDE? Desired features: Refactorings (rename, extract function, etc.) REPL with on-the-fly integration with the developed project. Somehow helps to understand cryptic GHC ...
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2answers
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Stable, fast and fault-tolerant torrent client for Linux

I'm looking for a good torrent client for Linux. Most clients I've tried (Transmission, Deluge) often "forget" about completed jobs and starts full recheck for an unknown reason, it is very annoying. ...
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2answers
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Back-up tool to restore Ubuntu system similar to Time Machine

I need a similar backup-tool for Ubuntu (preferably also for XUbuntu) like Time Machine for Mac. I especially need the functionality to restore the whole system like Time Machine does: When you get ...
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1answer
859 views

Automated bookmark merging/synchronization app/addon between multiple instances of Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox concurrently

Some of my family members prefer Chrome, some prefer Firefox - but either way I use both at least some of the time since as a web developer I really do have to (and MS IE which I hate); All our ...
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5answers
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Software forcing me to make rest breaks during work at the computer

Is there a software which suggests me to make regular breaks during longtime staring at the computer screen? It should help to keep eyesight or organize regular physical exercises. It would be ...
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1answer
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An open source Java picture viewing/tagging program?

I am looking for a program that: Shows pictures in a given folder, with thumbnails, with an action to see full-screen. Allows to add tags to pictures and manage tags. (tags are like "vacations" or "...
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Time management / personal planning service

Please recommend a good time management (personal planning, todo list, GTD) service. It should be accessible from different platforms (at least Linux and Android), nevermind as responsive webapp like ...
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2answers
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Windows program to “mount” a remote CMIS folder

Is there any program that emulates a Windows filesystem folder or drive to show a remote CMIS folder and its content, just like if it were present on the local disk? I am not looking for a tool like ...
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5answers
2k views

Javascript IDE with code completion and syntax checking

Please suggest an IDE for JavaScript Coding with code completion and syntax checking for Windows or Linux. So far I have found that satisfactory code completion and syntax checking support of ...
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1answer
146 views

OS X client for Google Docs/Drive, incorporating the real-time collaboration feature?

I have several documents that are collaboratively edited in Google Drive. I'd prefer to use a more responsive, easier-to-open desktop client to edit these documents. It must: Be able to see all my ...
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1answer
483 views

Is there a StackExchange client for Windows 8?

In playing around with Windows 8, I find that it would be nice to have a dedicated app for it in the 'metro' interface. Must: Have access to all sites Be able to read questions and answers View ...
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PostgreSQL-based shopping cart with easy database-level integration

I am looking for a shopping cart which is easy to integrate using triggers and other database-level procedures into other applications. The other applications are PostgreSQL-only. Absolutely ...
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2answers
359 views

Reference management for LibreOffice/OpenOffice?

I've been a student far too long and doing properly formatted citations is one of the banes of my existence. I tend to work in LO or Google Docs, then move my files over to Microsoft Word to do pesky ...
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1answer
191 views

Hassle-free XMPP server for single user

I want to run my own XMPP server. I want to be able to chat with other XMPP users (no matter which provider they use), using a JID under my own domain. Absolute requirements: it needs to be Free ...
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1answer
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Music manager for a mass storage based music player

I'm a bit of a music buff who has been converting his collection to flac - the process is still ongoing so I have a mix of 320vbr and flac files. I also like being surprised, and have a fairly large ...
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3answers
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Web browser that can view page source for Android

I have used Google Chrome, UC Browser, Opera Mini but I haven't found a way to use any of these browsers to view the source of a web page. I need an Android web browser or any other software that can ...
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2answers
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Is there an iOS app that I can use to remote desktop/VNC into my server 2012 machine?

I've been playing around with Windows 8 (for all it's faults, it kinda looks cool). I have access to a few Windows Server 2012 machines, and I'd like to be able to VNC/RDP into them from my iPad. ...
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Tool for efficiently cutting movies

I am looking for a tool (preferably Windows and freeware) which is able to efficiently select a part of a movie (mp4 and avi), and store it as a separate movie. With efficient, I mean No visible ...
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4answers
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Fast online OCR tool

One of my co-workers just posted a draft of something he's writing... As an image! This is annoying. I can't do my usual "keep track of what I'm reading by selecting bits of text" thing. How can I ...
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2answers
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Is there a Markdown editor for iOS?

I was quite impressed with Mou for OS X from this answer, and now I'd like to get something like it for my iOS devices. Must: Use the Stack Exchange 'style' of markdown Run natively, no webapps ...
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5answers
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Password manager for Linux with just working in-browser autotype

I'm looking for a good password manager for Linux. Currently I use KeePass2, but it is known to be developed primarily for Windows and has many issues running on Mono. For example, autotype is not ...
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1answer
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Instant messaging client, other than empathy, that integrates with Ubuntu's Unity?

I'm looking to replace Empathy as my instant messaging client in Ubuntu, since it is very buggy for me (I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 if it matters, though I welcome software for 14.04 if you have it). I'm ...
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3answers
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Movie recommendation engine that can import existing scores

I'm looking for a movie recommendation engine (most likely it will be a webapp) with the ability to automatically import my preferences, which consists of hundreds of existing scores of movies, too ...
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How can I integrate a command line into the Windows Explorer?

Some days, I really miss Midnight Commander1. The combination of a menu-based full-screen UI and the command-based "glass teletype" provided a wonderful melding of chocolate and peanut butter power ...
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WordPress plugin for a contact form builder, which also allows to save entered form as a WordPress post

I'm looking for a WordPress plugin which lets me build custom (contact) forms. I also need that form to create a post in WordPress upon submission. Currently I'm using TDO Mini Forms plugin, but the ...
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1answer
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Desktop Publisher (Alternatives to InDesign)

Adobe InDesign is the dominant player in the Desktop Publishing world. It is used for many books, and also for magazine and pamphlets, and even things like greeting-cards and invitations. It is ...
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3answers
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Backup to external hard drive using linux (recoverable without installation of additional software)

I am looking for a backup tool to use with Linux. It should backup to an external hard drive and I should be able to recover the data (only a selection of files) without having to install nonstandard ...
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6answers
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Visio alternative for OSX

I am looking for a free or paid alternative for Mac OS X (macOS). I have used Microsoft Visio a lot, but I can't find a good alternative which works for OSX. It should support these diagrams at least....
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A tool, or IDE plugin to leverage development of .less (Lean CSS) files, and CSS exporting

Currently I am using the Node.js LESS (Lean CSS) module without the grunt plugin to produce CSS files. I have shell scripts that do the LESS to CSS exporting which I run manually. The point is that ...
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Is there a symmetric encryption GUI available for Ubuntu/Linux?

I’m searching for an easy to use symmetric encryption tool with a GUI or, even better, one that has the possibility to be added to the file browser's context menu. Gnome already ships a encryption GUI ...
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Free tool for exploring compiled .NET assembles, alternative to .NET Reflector?

Would you recommend a free tool for exploring compiled .NET assemblies. I need to be able to: Explore the assemblies' source code and visualize the IL to a CLR language of choice (C#, VB.NET, managed ...
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Creating website wireframes on GNU/Linux with a free/libre tool

I want to create website wireframes. Locally/offline, or on my own server. Requirements License: The tool needs to be FLOSS The included graphics need to be licensed under the same license, or ...
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1answer
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Android text message software

On smartphones you have different apps. One for your text messages provided by manufacturer of your phone. There is an instant messaging software like Skype or Whatsapp. I'm looking for an app which ...
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Free Windows program to save screenshots immediately on a key press

There are many ways to take a screenshot, edit it and save it to disk. But sometimes I want to take a series of screenshots possibly quick and process them later. Is there a free Windows program ...
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Alternative for Gmail Android app, providing more flexible offline capabilities

The most problematic aspect of Gmail Android app for me is it's poor offline management capabilities. For example, I can choose what labels I want to synchronize, but the synchronization period is ...
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1answer
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Cross-platform flashcard software with synchronization

I have noticed I learn efficiently with flashcards. The basic learning process: Software shows question (e.g "Flag of Finland?") User tries to remember the answer ("It's blue with white cross"). This ...
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1answer
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Calendar app compatible with Google Calendar?

I used CalenMob for a year. I really like its GoogleCalendar compatibility, that allow me to work on shared calendars. Unfortunately this app doesn't provide recurrent events support. To get it I ...
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1answer
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Work planning and time protocolling tool (preferably with invoice generator)

I need a tool that works on my desktop (Linux) that helps me keep track of the time I spend doing a task (telephone, coding, going-to-lunch, ...) The less it distracts me the more I like it, it ...
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What's a good backup tool to optical disks?

I'm planning to take offsite and offline backups of photographs - 700GB of them - to blu-ray disks. Selecting and cataloging files manually is too time-consuming. I'm trying to find a solution that: ...
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Flashcard app that supports freehand drawings?

There are dozens of flashcards study applications for Android. However, the most lack of the possibility to add freehand drawings to a flashcard on the device. I'm looking for a good app that provides ...
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Tool to inspect a XAP (Windows Phone app) file

I am looking for a tool to extract from a XAP (Windows Phone app) file: Metadata such as version name, libraries, etc String resources Binary resources Dialog definitions Ideally: decompiled source ...
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1answer
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Ebook reader similar to Kobo Desktop for Ubuntu

Now when I say ebook reader, I mean something that can view PDF and EPUB files but still maintain the level of design that Kobo Desktop has. I am looking for software that can be used with Ubuntu. ...
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2answers
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Software to take a snapshot of a hard drive

I am looking for some software to take a snapshot of my 64 bit Windows 7 machine and store it of on a USB hard drive. I want to be able to restore it to this exact point in time later. I don't think ...
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4answers
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Software to take screenshots during gameplay?

I have a Kindle Fire 1st Generation, and there is no way to take screenshots using the Power and Volume buttons, like there is in newer version of the Kindle Fire. I need a good app that lets me take ...
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1answer
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Software to split one display into two or more virtual screens?

First: this is going to sound weird at first. I might be the only person that wants this. I've used two-screen setups every now and then, and I find that the separation between them helps me be more ...
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1answer
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Songbook text processing: Repeat chord lines for recurrent parts automatically?

With written-down songs in the form of lyrics together with chord names, the chord names are often left out for recurrent parts. (Due to limited paper space - you try to minimize the need for turning ...
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Linux network monitor with web interface

I am looking for a free web-based network monitor for CentOS. It should contain at least: Bandwidth monitor Server health Load average Disk usage Which one do you recommend? Note: "Web-based" ...
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Command line tool on Ubuntu Server to see disk IO stats?

I have a server running Ubuntu Server 12.04, and I'd like to see disk IO stats. I've tried top and htop, and neither of them output anything resembling IO stats. Is there a command line tool that does ...

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