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Software to run on the Linux operating system.

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Linux Mint app / applet / extension to control active window by moving cursor to screen corners

I remember recently using a Linux app, applet, or extension that allowed the user to define actions for each corner of the screen (monitor). It was very simple to use, and had options for each screen ...
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Linux application to store thousands of web browser bookmarks (URLs, titles, dates)

Please recommend a Linux (Debian / Ubuntu / Mint) application to quickly store tens of thousands of web browser bookmarks outside of a web browser. Key requirements: Able to store at least 100000 ...
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Linux code/text editor with specific features (open-source)

Please recommend a Linux (Debian / Ubuntu / Mint) text/code editor that meets the following feature requirements: Able to load a 15MB file with word wrap enabled in under 2 seconds on moderate ...
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Burn true audio CDs in Linux

I am searching for a software to burn true Audio CDs in Linux. I have some vintage CD players like Philips (1991) or Fisher (1987), and I want to burn some FLAC audio files to be able to play on these ...
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Linux desktop with windows that are not always or not just rectangular (and can be spline-adjusted)

I was thinking the following would look good on some Linux distros such as COSMIC, if only developers devoted some time effort and energy to do so. It might even get replicated on some versions of ...
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E-Mail client for linux with painless creation of mailing lists from csv or spreadsheet files

I am looking for an (good and stable) email client for linux which supports to create mailing lists directly from a csv or spreadsheet file as painless as possible. Alternatively: If the mailing lists ...
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Linux Music Player that shows both waveform and moodbar

In the Clementine music player you can show moodbars, which is a neat feature to visualize the mood of a song. In Audacity you can see the waveform of a song, which is similarly useful. Is there a ...
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absolute smallest linux instance with ssh

This is not for a practical use but more a challenge. My teacher asked to create the absolute smallest linux ova that you can ssh to. He said last year the smallest was 4mb. Any ideas or guidelines ...
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Windows/Linux System cloning and Re-imaging

Back in the day, I used Norton Ghost to image machines, servers, etc. save the images on a central server, and then used a bootable Ghost USB stick to rebuild machines from the saved images as needed. ...
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Virtual GPU in linux?

I'm not quite sure if this is the right list to ask, so please let me know if I should go somewhere else. I'm in the process of planning/configuring what will be a compute cluster based on Debian 11 ...
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Linux client for Google Voice?

Are there standalone, non-web-based clients (command-line or GUI) to use Google Voice (calls, SMSs, etc.)?
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Looking for a simplest way to transfer binary data using C++ API between 2 Linux PCs connected directly with Ethernet cable

I have 2 Ubuntu 23.10 PCs connected directly with a crossover (or regular) Ethernet cable. Each of them have a static IP address set. ping command works as expected. I'm looking for a simple way to ...
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Convert mbox to eml, or similar deduplicate internal duplicate email messages

I have many mbox files with internally overlapping content so there are duplicates that cannot be found directly. I'd like to extract EML files for each message and then have them as loose files for ...
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Distraction-free text editor for Ubuntu/Linux, like pyRoom

PyRoom seems to be spottily maintained and only works with Python 2 so I'm looking for a replacement: distraction-free writing, nothing but the text preferably, pleasant or configurable fonts, text ...
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Looking for open-source 1d (really 0d) thermodynamic cycle analysis progam for linux

I have been using "cyclepad" run in wine on my linux system for thermodynamic cycle analysis. Would like to investigate alternatives run natively in linux to analyze more complex systems. ...
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Is there a small web server alternative to Apache which only serves files?

I've written a few scripts in Batch and Bash in the past which download a file directly from my web server. I don't want to use or pay for an external hosting service for this, and I need the files to ...
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Input leap with Android

I'm looking for software to input leap my mouse (and keyboard, but not a priority) from my PC (GNU/Linux) to my Android device. I used to use barrier when I needed to link to a Mac instead of Android, ...
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lsystem exporter?

I am looking for a program that can make 3D lindermeyer systems and export them into a common format like e.g. obj or gltf. I don't want a full plant simulator but rather just a simple graph, no 3D ...
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Gitlab CI pipeline status monitoring

I'm looking for a desktop application that monitors Gitlab CI pipelines and shows desktop notifications when they succeed or fail. Gitlab CI's browser notifications are very unreliable, so a separate ...
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Can anyone suggest any free alternative to clamav for Linux?

My Alien Vault SIEM is showing some vulnerabilities based on on the connection this server is making, I tried to use clamav with the vulnerability hashes provided by SIEM (along with it's original ...
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Software that can stream a website URL to YouTube

Software that can render a URL and stream to YouTube. I have a web app that shows me some dynamic data over time. I have a headless Linux VPS somewhere. My guess on a possible solution is: Open ...
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Displaying questions for a gameshow-like quiz

I am looking for a software solution to host a quiz in the style of a game show, pub quiz, or similar. It mainly needs to display questions for the participants and audience in an appealing manner (...
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Linux or Hypervisor solutions to run windows in vm, with multi monitor and passthrough supporting Adobe Creative Cloud

I'm searching a setup that could replace my previous windows only based config. I would like a secure linux based environment that would support virtual machines with multi monitor and gpu passthrough....
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Text Editor recommendations for django shell (python manage.py shell)

When performing debugging or adding data to my database from CSV files I rely on the django shell (python manage.py shell). I used this during development on a Windows PC and although, I hated using ...
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Convert S3M, XM and MOD files to flac/mp3 preserving tags

Remember the modules of the past? MOD, S3M, XM, ST? Great, so do I! I have thousands of modules in my file shares :-). But… now I'd love to convert all my collected modules into playable files in an ...
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Automatically deleting files older than a certain age according to configured glob patterns

I would like to automatically delete old files from my production apps in order to clear up space on my organization's shared network filesystem. I imagine a good way to do this would be to create a ...
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Which operating system is the most maintained and has no non-free software?

I used Debian until they voted to include non-free code in their installer last year. The thing I loved about Debian is that it seemed to be actively maintained and the non-free and non-free-firmware ...
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Home LAN mapping software

I have a pretty simple home LAN: EdgeRouter-x, a couple switches, and a wireless access point. I'd like a dashboard that shows all the computers attached to the network. The EdgeRouter has a DHCP ...
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How to Recover Data from RAID1 or RAID0 (QNAP TS-219P+)?

QNAP TS-219P+ supports two RAID types, RAID1 and RAID0, as well as JBOD, which is sometimes referred to as linear RAID, but technically it isn’t a RAID at all. In the end, redundancy in this NAS is ...
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Open source database library with C API

I am looking for the open source library similiar to SQLite. The requirements are: C API C/C++ backend server-less configration properties (e.g. no dynamic allocations, crash tolerance) open source ...
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XFCE4 Taskmanager alternative that can show each CPU core usage, instead of just one graph

For Debian 11, I need to check CPU usage per core (just like Windows), not just one percentage for the entire CPU. Which one is the best to use on XFCE?
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Linux LiveCD distro with multiple kernel versions for rescuing old systems?

Is there a Linux LiveCD distribution that has a wide variety of kernels you can choose at boot, including new and very old versions (down to version 2.x if possible), out of the box? I am a Linux ...
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Something like doxygen which can generate documentation for CSS?

Does anyone know any solution which can generate documentation based on comments in .css files, similarly to what is done for programming languages. That is: If I have a list of .css files, then for ...
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UX, user interface and user interface elements and style/theming

I was wondering whether there are any window managers, on some, or, whatever, system, that may allow users to set elements from textures from pictures, partial pictures, or modified elements, of body, ...
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What are the applications in Kali Linux that has low storage usage when screen recording?

I am looking for applications for Linux that can screen record with low storage usage. I was using Kazam, but it uses too much storage when saving screen recordings (13 mins = 600+ MB).
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Best Lightweight Linux distro for Minecraft Bedrock Server on MacBook Pro 10,1 (early 2013)

I’ve been successfully running a Minecraft Bedrock Server on a MacMini and, more recently, on a spare MacBook Pro 10,1 for a few years using the Docker itzg image. However, with Minecraft updates and ...
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Software for Linux Server using K3s to view logs in a nice way?

The current logs are unformatted and looks very cluttered. Is there a software for Linux where I can view the logs properly and clearly without the clutter? No gaps, no spacing, no new lines and what ...
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Linux memory usage utility written in Python

Years ago I've been using great utility written in Python that shows per-process memory usage in Linux in a user-friendly format. Can't find it on google. It added all the parts of the process that ...
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Reminder software for regular chores around the house

I'm looking for reminder software for regular chores around the house. Perhaps even to put on a permanent tablet mounted on the wall in the house; although it would be great if it could be edited and ...
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QR code scanner with screenshot support on Linux Desktop?

My demand I often find myself wanting to get the contents of a QR code on a webpage. The ideal workflow I have in mind is as follows: I hit a hotkey, which triggers this application to launch a ...
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A successor of amarok?

I liked Amarok as a music player, where it's more of a library manager that also plays things rather than a "virtual physical player gadget" in the style of WinAmp. Alas, Amarok seems to be ...
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Looking for an open-source terminal emulator written in modern C++

I often have to temporarily break my Python installation on Ubuntu in order to automate the configuration of cmake builds. Not a difficult break to fix, because I just replace the symlink in /usr/bin. ...
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Graphical File Manager for Linux with Fuzzy Search for Navigation

I am looking for a feature-rich graphical file manager that supports (native or via plugin) fuzzy search (like fzf) for jumping to other directories. For example I'd like to press some key to open a ...
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Looking for a keyboard listener that works everywhere on linux(chromebook)

have been spending all day looking for a keyboard listener to make a hotkey type thing on chromebook and have been having problems with libraries. I have gotten all the different libraries I could ...
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Clone Linux OS disk safely (not dd or Clonezilla)

I would like to clone my Linux OS drive, to a same/larger disk. And I will do this periodically. On Windows I use AOEMI Partition Assistant to clone disks. The GUI is very good and idiot-proof. ...
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Visual on-screen program for typing using mouse movement

Long ago I remember seeing a GNU/Linux program where one could type essentially using only mouse movement by dragging, likely written for accessibility. I'm not talking about on-screen keyboards, ...
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Looking for free software to create a topological map of a network

I'm already familiar with NMap and other such betwork scanners, but I'm looking for a tool that can create a visual map of my network. Is there a free tool available for Linux that can accomplish this?...
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Geo-spoofing (a desktop app for Debian specifically)?

I want to spoof my location on my android device without jailbreaking. I saw this post about desktop software that can spoof mobile device via usb. Can you please help me find a free alternative that ...
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Sneakernet backup software

I am looking for some Linux software to help me do 3-2-1 backups. Right now, on my home network, my live data lives on my NAS and I do nightly backups to my home backup server. The backup server runs ...
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C Library For Quickly Writing CLI Programs

I'm working on porting most of my PHP, Python, and Bash scripts over to C. As a "beginner" with the C language I am overwhelmed with the documentation and all the memory management ...
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