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Python IDE for Debian

PyCharm is available for Linux as a whole. This includes Debian. This ought to be applicable for your sort of application. You could give the community edition a try. PyCharm 4.5.1 running under ...
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A program to reduce package count and clutter on Debian 9?

Take a look at another package called deborphan. (Yes, installing another package to reduce your package count!) deborphan looks for orphaned packages, that is, packages that have no link to your ...
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Which free notetaking software allows me to highlight specified words, categorize ideas and organize weblinks?

Did you try those one: Turtl It's available for almost ALL platform, Turtl lets you take notes, bookmark websites, and store documents for sensitive projects. From sharing passwords with your ...
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Simple Text Editor for Desktop Environment

Geany: ✓ Lightweight and superfast ✓ Spell check (plugin) ✓ Macro (plugin) ✓ info bar: total characters/lines and current position ✓ bracket matching ✓ multi-tab ✓ auto-completion ✓ syntax ...
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Simple Text Editor for Desktop Environment

CudaText editor (free) has these features. Consider it as lightweight one. spell checker: plugin Spell Checker macro: plugin Macros info bar: statusbar, and it can be customized by "ui_statusbar_" ...
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What Linux distributions use KDE Plasma on an Ubuntu base beside Kubuntu and Neon?

Ubuntu Studio 20.10 uses Plasma. My general experience with Ubuntu Studio over the years is very good, albeit with the Xfce version. I don't have any experience with 20.10 yet, although on first look ...
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Linux alternative to MS Access

Kexi is an obvious answer indeed; It has some nice features comparable to MS-Access (but also lacks a lot). You can easily connect to a (mysql) database and start creating an app. Maybe it suits your ...
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Simple image editor, to draw translucent lines, for Debian Gnu/Linux

Someone told me about Flameshot. It sits in the system tray, waiting to be activated. It has all the features of KDE'S spectacle (at least all the ones that I use), and it has tools to sketch over the ...
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Is there a Debian based distro that I can build myself?

As far I'm really aware of, there aren't many minimal GNU/Linux distributions like Arch, or any that are based on Debian. The best option in my mind would be to follow the Linux From Scratch Project ...
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Font viewer which can preview sample text?

Maybe Fonty Python can be suitable: https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/fontypython Then there is FontBase (https://fontba.se/) which is a nice piece of software, but is not free for all features (...
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Simple image editor, to draw translucent lines, for Debian Gnu/Linux

I highly recommend GIMP for Linux. It's not quite as quick and convenient as the Windows Snipping tool, but I think it can come close once you get the hang of it.
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Python library to determine the input device (keyboard) used

Ok, I DuckDuckGoed that for you. See the accepted answer to How to distinguish input from different keyboards?. No library required, apparently. If you're using Linux, the best way to distinguish ...
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Text/terminal-based screen sharing program

There are several options for your use case. Visual Studio Code Plugin Live Share (https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=MS-vsliveshare.vsliveshare) https://tmate.io/ https://tty-share....
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Move many pictures/etc from Android to Linux, without a USB cable

Try KDE Connect. Quoting from the readme Shared clipboard: copy and paste between your phone and your computer (or any other device). Notification sync: Read and reply to your Android notifications ...
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processor architecture amd64 or arm64?

PCs these days, including yours, are nearly always based on x86-64, AKA AMD64. The ARM family is best known for its use in smartphones, tablets, and other lightweight computers.
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Well working video editor for Linux with proper feature palette

I'd recommend taking a look at Shotcut – which seems to be the candidate coming closest to your requirements: edit videos: that's what a video editor is for :smile_cat: including cutting, cropping, ...
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Solutions for centralized user management, sessions recording and jump server login on Linux Debian

It is common to use LDAP as access protocol for Linux user-management. For more complex requirements, e.g. authorization based on host groups, you may want to use full-featured solutions more ...
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Simple Text Editor for Desktop Environment

Textadept Textadept is a lite (3.9Mb download for Linux), actively developed, cross-platform (I've used it for years on Win, Ubuntu/Mint, and OSX), very fast (starts up very quickly, which was the ...
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Encrypt a flash drive for GNU/Linux (and maybe Windows)

I believe veracrypt, the truecrypt fork, can be used both on windows and linux.
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Which free notetaking software allows me to highlight specified words, categorize ideas and organize weblinks?

Org mode, which runs on top of Emacs, has lots of features for taking, categorizing, and organizing notes. Emacs itself has a generic highlighting feature: type M-x regexp-highlight RET, then the ...
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Python IDE for Debian

PyDev is a Python IDE for Eclipse, which may be used in Python, Jython and IronPython development. It comes with many features such as: Django integration Code completion Code completion with auto ...
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Markdown editor that opens local files from relative links

I would suggest taking a look at RedNotebook. Items are stored as plain text, (and archived as zip files). have a free/libre/open license Free, Gratis & Open Source be packaged for Debian (or can ...
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GUI frontend to extract ar archives

You can try 7-Zip. It can open and extract many archive format, including your old-style ar (*.a) format.
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Which free notetaking software allows me to highlight specified words, categorize ideas and organize weblinks?

Maybe ToDoList could be one more software to have a look at. is free and open source, although it can be considered primarily as a to-do list software, I think it fits very well to your use case, you ...
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VOIP/IM Server most secure software

if you want to stick with the well known standards sip, srtp and zrtp have a look at Ostel or to be more concrete OSTN from the Guardian Project. for a "closed environment/user-base" Mumble (with its ...
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Get country from coordinates in Linux

As indicated in this answer you can use Google's Geocoding API which returns a json string. Based on this answer I created a script that returns a country - if there is one - based on the coordinates: ...
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Debian based portable Linux distro

DSL small Linux distro was developed as an experiment to see how many usable desktop applications can fit inside a 50MB live CD. With the time this project expanded into a large community with ...
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