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Simple Markdown viewer for Ubuntu (standalone program, not something that requires usage of an internet browser)
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Though not strictly being a viewer, I can recommend ReText here – which I'm using myself on Ubuntu, and am pretty satisfied. runs locally on Linux: Yes (also on Windows and Mac) normal program, not a ...

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Offline map browser on Android with offline search
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You can find some candidates in the answers to App for Android that reads Open Street Map data but can be used as a GPS or for Directions. My recommendation again is Locus Maps, which seems to match ...

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Free incident management tool for more than 50 users
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I'm a long-time user of Trac. It's a Python based client-server application, which means you run it on the server, and the "clients" need nothing but a web browser to access it: Example screenshot ...

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Open-source SSH terminal client for Windows with tabs, private key auth + more
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As you've already mentioned PuTTY, I may recommend you one thing I'm using at work: MTPuTTY. It's a native Windows wrapper around PuTTY, which basically adds the "tabbed" feature you're after. It ...

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Password manager for Linux with just working in-browser autotype
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KeePassX might be of special interest to you, if the Mono trouble was the only thing bothering you. It's a native port of KeePass to Linux and MacOS X and, as you're running Ubuntu, even contained in ...

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Syncing files between computers?
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You could sync your devices via SSH: on the Linux and MacOS machines, using rsync, and schedule it via Cron on Android, there's e.g. FolderSync, which can deal with SSH (and several other protocols, ...

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WYSIWYG HTML editor for Linux
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KompoZer screenshots show it as a real WYSIWYG editor, and it is available for Linux, OS X and Windows: Screenshot (source: KompoZer homepage; click for full-size) KompoZer is a complete web ...

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Markdown editor for Windows with live rendering in the editing pane, NOT in a separate preview pane
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I'm using ReText for that. It's written in Python, so it should be cross-platform; in the project Wiki you can find detailed instructions on how to install ReText on Windows, as that's the platform ...

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Linux network monitor with web interface
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Monitorix is the monitoring tool of my choice (though I'm running Debian and Ubuntu on my machines; Monitorix is available for many distributions, including RedHat/Fedora/CentOS). It of course ...

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Windows text editor for editing files hosted on remote linux server
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Looks like the perfect match for you is Notepad++, which ships with an FTP file browser: Notepad++ with opened FTP browser / FTP config (source: StackOverflow; click images for larger variants) ...

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Is there any application available to download live streaming videos?
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As you initially already watch the tutorial online, and most likely use Firefox to do so, please take a look at DownloadHelper: DownloadHelper is a free Firefox extension for downloading and ...

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Copying a portion of the screen to the clipboard in Windows 7
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When forced to use Windows, Greenshot (free and open source) is my choice for this task. It allows you to... capture a region as you described, by simply pressing the Print key capture the active ...

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Retagging/Renaming software for ebooks
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You already named it: Calibre does all that and more, when using its GUI. Though it's some time ago I did that – as I didn't want the auto-cataloging etc, but just a simple "file conversion". For the ...

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Simple Photo Management Android Application
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I don't know what's "similar to Picasa", as I don't use Picasa. But for everything else, Monte Gallery should be a good match. Monte Gallery: Folder, Calendar, and Map view (source: Google Play; ...

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Converting a ADE document (Adobe Digital Editions, acsm) to PDF
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You can use Calibre for this, which was already recommended multiple times for book conversion. An Article named DeDRM plugin for calibre describes a plugin to achieve exactly that: The DeDRM ...

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Open-Source Webmail Client Alternative to Gmail
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When looking for "complete packages", iRedMail and Kolab are the obvious "master candidates". I've investigated both of them for my own use, but like you found Kolab a bit "overkill" (especially as I ...

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Firefox extension to use multiple Stack Exchange accounts
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As we are here to recommend software, and OP explicitly asked for a Firefox extension, let me add to ᔕᖺᘎᕊ's answer: Using profiles as suggested by ᔕᖺᘎᕊ is a good start – but to always have to go via ...

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Phone locator app for android
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You're most likely looking for something like Glympse: Glympse Screenshots: "Flashing dot" / "See you at..." / Tokens (source: Google Play; click images for larger variants) &...

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Android text message software
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Your question sounds like a description of Hangouts, after SMS/MMS got integrated a while ago: Send/receive SMS/MMS chat or even make video calls (even with up to 10 friends) photos, videos, sound ...

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Apache graphing tool for Linux (Centos 5)?
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Monitorix might come in handy here. It does not exactly focus on Apache, but of course includes Apache-specific data: Monitorix: Apache Statistics (source: Monitorix.Org; click image for larger ...

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Is there an OS X app for reducing an image to a specific file size
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I'm using ImageMagick for this kind of task, usually approaching it via compression/quality or resolution. Example: mogrify -resize 800x600 -quality 70 But according to the list of command line ...

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No-cloud copy/paste app for Android/Linux
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Without personal experience yet, taken from my list of Multi-device Clipboards for Android: You don't write which desktop environment you use. But if it's KDE, take a look at KDE Connect, which ...

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Screen capture tool with uploading to a server for Ubuntu?
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You might wish to take a look at Shutter – which offers this and more: Shutter upload screenshots (click images for larger variants) As the screenshots show, Shutter allows you uploading to many ...

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Firefox extension to copy the title and URL of the page to the clipboard
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My recommendation clearly is CoLT. How it matches your requirements: Copy on Ctrl-C: Sorry, no – that would interfere with pre-defined shortcuts. But as your second option names Context Menu: Yes, ...

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Flashlight that doesn't need permissions
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You've given not much criteria, so there're not that many requirements to meet. But first, helping you to help yourself: See How to search the Play Store by permissions? on our sister-site, and then ...

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Website Link Checker for Linux
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As there were no recommendations, I've ended up using LinkChecker. While most of the cons I've listed with my question remained, using the newest version from the author's site went better than ...

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Android app to warn me I am speeding
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What you are looking for probably is AlertOmatic. As I have no car, I obviously haven't tested it personally; but it seems to match your requirements, and is well rated: AlertOmatic (source: ...

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Free virtualization platforms with good VM configuration options (like processor frequency)
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I'm using Oracle VM VirtualBox for virtualization. Comes with a nice front-end making administration pretty easy, and supports a lot of different operating systems. According to a post on our sister-...

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Alternatives to Google Drive with emphasis on privacy and user experience?
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You could take a look at Seafile: Open Source (hosted on Github) Can be used with your own server – which should answer your privacy issue Is cross-platform (Android, iPad/iPhone, OSX, Linux, RasPi, ...

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Email client with support for multiple accounts and From addresses
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I'd recommend you K-9 Mail, available for free at Google Play, Aptoide, and F-Droid (which shows it's FOSS): Supports multiple accounts: Yes (I'm using it with 3 different accounts currently) ...

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