Axel Beckert
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No-GUI tool to take screenshots of websites
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I know about a bunch of tools which claim to be able to do that. Out of curiosity I just tried all of them. I've listed the IMHO best working tools first, but YMMV: gnome-web-photo gnome-web-photo ...

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Access websites that are restricted in my country using a secure VPN Client
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Tor should suffice to bypass most cases of country-based internet censorship. It's though not really a VPN in the strict meaning, but it should fulfill all your other requirements.

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Desktop based project management/organizer for Linux?
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I recommend TaskWarrior. The core is command-line based, but there are also other frontends. You might be interested in these two frontends: tchart, a frontend which can do GANTT style diagrams, and ...

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Get alerts with diffs of web-page changes
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I've been using two tools for that purpose so far: Initially I used urlwatch as a cron job which sends mail upon website changes. But it caused too many false positives for my taste and ignoring ...

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Open source self-hosted alternative to Sendy
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You may want to have a look at NodeMailer, a tool to easily send (bulk) e-mails via SMTP, SMTP server pools, GMail, Mailgun, SendGrid, etc. using node.js as scripting engine (i.e. it's written in ...

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Email cloaking service
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I don't know about Craigslist's email cloaking, but from your description, I would expect that BitMessage fulfills your needs.

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Is there a linting tool for projects on GitHub or GitLab?
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While researching for my question above, I already found one very promising linter named flint. I haven't found it directly via some search engine but via AtomLinter's Generic Linter listing. I'd ...

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Interactive remote file manger over SSH / SFTP / SCP
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Midnight Commander (mc) is a two-paned file manager in text-mode (actually a Norton Commander lookalike) which supports SFTP and FTP and should be able to fulfill most if not all of your requirements. ...

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SSH key management
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Since you probably will distribute the SSH public keys via SSH, you will either need to rely on previously installed public keys or passwords. So I suggest to use OpenSSH's ssh-copy-id tool for ...

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Podcast Management Web / Android
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gPodder is a free, synchronizing podcast fetcher/client which can not only sync subscriptions but even until which position you've already listened an episode. It's available for Linux, FreeBSD, ...

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Open source 3D model viewer for Linux
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I don't know what .ac files are, but besides g3dviewer there's also the free view3dscene which seems to support quite some formats. There also exist the free 3D viewers lookat from OpenVRML and ...

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Tool to show history and easily uninstall recently-installed deb packages
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I don't know of any such tool in Debian, neither in Debian 7 nor in the upcoming Debian 8. The only tool which goes into that direction is which-pkg-broke from the debian-goodies package. You pass ...

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Looking for a simple "build" system for installing a Perl script, data files and man pages
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Writing that question down already lead me to the right solution: Using the Makefile.PL generated by modulemaker (module-starter probably works as well), adding File::ShareDir::Install to it (and File:...

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Perl-written MkDocs equivalent to convert trees of Markdown or POD to HTML with index in each file
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Since I haven't found anything which fulfils my requirements, I started to write the according tool myself. It's far from production ready and doesn't have a proper name yet, but very basic ...

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Portable USB app (Linux, Mac and Win) to encrypt text with PGP?
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I wouldn't trust my GnuPG private keys to any operating system I'm not controlling. So my recommendation for this case is to use the Tails Linux Live CD. Another promising multi-architecture set of ...

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