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Free/ AUD Backup Solution

Okay, so because this forum can be used for personal opinion, I want your opinion. Recently I have been using EaseUS ToDo Backup to perform the following: Copy Disk1\Filepath\* to Disk2\Filepath\* ...
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What is a good newbie-friendly graphical Git client for Windows?

Personally I'd just install Cygwin and proceed with the usual *nix shell tools, but I need to make a software recommendation to some clients that need something a bit more newbie friendly. The ...
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Text editor or reader for working with huge files in Windows

At the office certain server log files grow way too big and trying to go through the logs can be a real pain, when for instance you have a several GB size text file and all the normal text editors ...
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Team chat with private rooms, file upload and link previews (alternative to Slack)

I’ve been using Slack more and more and while I love it, the pricing is bit high for my current finances. Basic features chat rooms private rooms support file upload link previews Nice to have ...
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Online storage service with 15GB that works well on Linux

I mainly use Google Drive Desktop for backing up pictures, and files on Windows, but I have yet to find a good alternative to use on Linux/Ubuntu. I know about Dropbox, however they don't have a large ...
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Tool to convert between different plain text formats

There are several types of plain text structuring / formatting syntax out there, for example: MarkDown MediaWiki XWiki HTML Is there a generic tool (easier / more appropriate than reg-ex) that helps ...
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Looking for First Person, Physics based, Puzzle games [closed]

I recently completed Tiny and Big: Grandpa's Leftovers, a Puzzle game, that revolves around it's physics engine. The main game mechanic is being able to slice various parts of the terrain and objects, ...
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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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Tool for optical character recognition (OCR)

Is there a tool that can recognise text in a scanned document (PNG, JPG) and convert it into a regular text file (DOC, TXT)? It should Work on Ubuntu and Mac OS X Be free Work with most common ...
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Firefox plugin to save complete rendered page as image

I am looking for a Firefox plugin that meets the following requirements: Saves an image of the complete, rendered page (not only the current visible viewport) as it currently appears on the screen ...
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Video editor for Windows that can insert images or audio at arbitrary points

If I'm trying to edit relatively simple videos, what is a good editor that has these features available on Windows? trimming video clips, playing one video clip after another (basic functions, not ...
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Very space-efficient freeware file compressor

Can you please recommend me a lossless file compressor for general use, which is the more space-efficient than standard ZIP compression? Of course, the better it compresses, the better… It should ...
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An open alternative for Evernote?

Since Evernote's recent pricing changes, I don't want to trust important personal data to their company any more, and I've been hunting for an alternative. Unfortunately there're not a whole lot of ...
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Android emulator for Windows

I'm looking for an Android emulator for Windows. Requirements: gratis, with no nags or prompts Supports windows Uses android version 4.3 or higher Option to manually change the screen orientation ...
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Desktop software to convert YouTube files to MP3

I am after a desktop software to download YouTube files into audio, preferably, MP3 to listen on the move. I would like the software to be free from ads. I prefer Windows 8.1 but I have Linux box that ...
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Zoomable network graph in AngularJS

I would like to visualize a network graph in an AngularJS application. The nodes and edges are stored as a JSON object, and nodes will be added and modified later on (say once every 30 seconds). I ...
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Software to quickly join many JPG images into one PDF without recompressing

I have many documents scanned in past with a printer that did not have a direct "to PDF" option, so I have various folders called "Document1, Document2." Within each of the folders were many jpg like ...
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Is there software to automatically backup photos from Android device without going through a web service?

Between my wife and I we have a multitude of smart phones and tablets, and all get used to varying degrees to take photos. I'm looking for a Android App that will automatically backup photos to a ...
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Image annotation and diagram editor

Up to now I've been using Paint and Gimp to annotate images, but Paint basically ruins the image while Gimp ruins my nerves. I need an annotation tool that can make the annotations look and clean. ...
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High quality text-to-speech converter

I'm looking for a text-to-speech converter, that produces a wave or mp3 file (no real-time needed) has no fundamental restrictions on commercial usage of the produced output comes with female / male ...
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Software that can extract tables from PDF files

I often receive table data in PDF files. I want to be able to get that into MS Excel in a tabular format but it often comes out strangely when I copy-paste. I want to be able to get tables out of PDF ...
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Substitute for Adobe Lightroom - Linux

I want to switch from Windows to Linux. I know I could run Windows programs on Linux by using Wine. But I'm looking for an alternative software which I can use there to do photo development. I'm ...
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File Recovery Software

After using a lot of File Recovery Softwares, the only one that I found usefull was TestDisk with PhotoRec. But it lacks a GUI and is not suitable for recommendation to 'not advanced users'. Please ...
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Distributed Stack Exchange clone

Is there any FOSS Stack Exchange clone (like askbot OR osqa) with Git backend or more generally which allows me to do the following (for organizing personal knowledge in Q&A-format): Have a copy ...
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A todo app that allows specifying task duration and more

I want a todo app that allows me to specify these things for each task: an estimate of how long the task will take any dependencies, i.e. other tasks the reason for doing the app, i.e. reward due ...
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Antivirus software for a small business

I'm looking for Windows Antivirus software for a small business (less than 50 people) with approximately 40 Windows desktops/laptops/servers. We're currently running Kaspersky Endpoint Security (...
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Outlook and Google Calendar/Contacts Sync

I'm looking for a replacement for google calendar sync which was discontinued a while back. I'm looking for a program that will do two-way sync between Microsoft Outlook and non-business Google ...
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Software to draw the data flow of a program?

I would like to draw the data flow for the documentation of a project. I thought of something like this (created with Dia). Functions: I would like to be able to draw databases, single computers, ...
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Record and repeat mouse actions

I am looking for a software that lets me record and save mouse movement and clicks. The main feature I need is a random delay between the repeats, but within a preset range. For instance, repeat the ...
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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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Linux music player for huge music collection

This question seems silly, so easy to answer! Well... Hold on! What if I tell that my music folder is... 15GB. I have Xubuntu 64 bit, Clementine isn't indexing all my songs. Banshee freezes when I ...
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Simple serverless messenger for Linux

I am looking for a messenger or chat application, which should fulfill following criteria: Peer-to-peer serverless application. No login required. Should search and display for other users (running ...
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Project management plugin that provides gantt charts, issue dependencies for Github

I have been using GitHub to coordinate development of scientific computing software. The developers I work with are awesome and can manage servers, code in anything, etc (e.g. we host Redmine, ...
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Android podcast client with device sync and web management?

I am looking for a better solution to listening to podcasts than the hodgepodge I have now. Unfortunately there seems to be a dizzying array of options but no clear leaders to evaluate. I use ...
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Fake Virtual Camera and Microphone for Windows

I'm looking for software that can create a virtual camera and microphone. Some websites like HackHands.com require use of a camera and microphone that I don't wish to provide. I'm looking for software ...
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Gratis antivirus software (accessible by screen readers) without pop-up ads

I’m helping a friend installing and setting up Windows 7. As I have no experience with Windows, I wonder which antivirus software (real-time protection) I should install. It must be gratis. It needs ...
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PDF content extraction software

Can anyone recommend an open source library/API for extracting the texts and images from a PDF? Below are the requirements. I have used PDF Clown, C# .NET version, but having issues in creating an ...
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Skype alternative for Linux with counterpart for Android

I'm looking for an alternative to Skype which I can use to communicate between Linux computers as well as Android. While Skype is basically being available for both systems, I prefer something more ...
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Call recording app for android

I am looking for a software which records my calls on Android. Recording means the conversation and not the logs, so I need the calls recorded. Features I require : Record outgoing/incoming calls of ...
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Split video into pictures

I need software that can take a standard .mp4 video and give me all the frames in standard picture format (.png or .jpg if possible). I know Movie Maker can take individual frames and turn them into ...
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Linux program to monitor hardware sensors (temperatures, fans and voltages)?

I would like to find a good quality Linux program to monitor the hardware sensors of a computer. I would like the most of this features, if possible: Both command-line and GUI, or at least command-...
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OpenPGP encryption/decryption of webpage content

I have a private website (i.e., I’m the only editor/visitor), but I don’t trust the hoster with my content. What I want When entering something into a textarea, I want to encrypt it locally with ...
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Windows 8 Synchronize two external hard drives (for backup)

Similar to the OSX request but for windows 8. I've got two NFTS formatted Seagate Backup Plus Slim 1TB drives. I'd like one to mirror the other, and for the software to recognise incremental changes. ...
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Free WYSIWYG DocBook editor

DocBook is a document expression format. I am looking for a free DocBook editor in WYSIWYG mode. Requirements: What you see is what you get Supports as many DITA elements as possible Very reliable, ...
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Program to cut&save rectangles out of a scanned document

I often use my scanner to scan multiple small receipts. I can fit 10 small receipts on a page. I'd like to save these receipts, each to a separate file. I can do this easily with copy and paste, but ...
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Tracking a twitter hashtag

I need to do a research with specific boundaries about the tweets I want to analyze. Requirements are: Be able to track one specific hashtag (The hashtag I want to track is: #2popesaints). Be able ...
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JSON test server with regularly updating data

I want to develop a proof of concept AngularJS Single Page App. Does anyone know of a public server which will serve me some JSON data every item I query it, and not always the same values, but ...
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Is there a Chrome extension that I can use to note why I've opened a tab?

Community managers tend to have issues with tabs, in particular, an over-abundance of them. While applying a recent batch of system updates, I closed about 150 tabs between two browser windows. The ...
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Windows program for viewing which program is using a file

Often, on my Windows computers, when I go to delete or move directories or files, an error message appears explaining that this action can not be completed because one of the files is being used by ...
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Windows SSHFS/SFTP mounting clients

I'm looking for a solution that lets me 'mount' a remote server via ssh or sftp protocols. The remote directory should show up as a drive letter on Windows. (optional) More than one simultaneous ...

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