Tanath
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Video player with backward frame by frame stepping for Linux
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Development of mplayer has stopped (edit: resumed) and you should consider replacing it with mpv which supports this feature. Framestep forward with . and backwards with ,.

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Recommendation(s) for a password manager
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KeePassXC is the one I recommend and meets your requirements for desktop. However it does recommend other good apps for mobile. Edit: This answer formerly recommended Keepass. KeepassXC is an open ...

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I need software that selects a random item from a list, to help with indecisiveness
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An easy and versatile method would be to use a spreadsheet. LibreOffice is free. Write your list, one entry per cell, and in another cell you can enter: =RANDBETWEEN(1,10) Where 1 is the line your ...

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Web-based movie collection manager hosted on Linux
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CouchPotato might be your best option. It provides a web interface which you could access from the network. There are browser extensions to easily add movies, and you can see when movies are out. It ...

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Are there any password managers that rarely fail to fill in login credentials?
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KeepassXC has autotype which acts as though you're typing your login. It should never fail. The only exception I've seen is when tab does not jump from the username field to the password field, which ...

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Free alternative to step-by-step-solution feature of Wolfram|Alpha Pro?
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Another free option is photomath. Not as advanced as WolframAlpha, but may be suitable. It is available for Android.

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Is there a browser which supports isolating tabs?
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Run separate browser profiles for each session you want to have and make appropriate shortcuts. For Firefox on Windows, edit your shortcut to add: -no-remote -P For Firefox on Linux, edit your ...

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Open source note-taking app with tagging
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2 votes

The best option I know of is zim wiki. It doesn't have encryption support but you could store notebooks in an encrypted volume with veracrypt or similar. The rest of the features you want it meets.

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File Organization
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I find for the most part unless you have a specific need that organizing files is a waste of time. I recommend Everything Search which will pull up any file on your computer "instantly". Just type and ...

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Adblocker that still helps the sites I visit?
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Adblock Plus already allows by default some ads that aren't obnoxious and otherwise behave. If you had something that randomly clicked on ads you'd be at great risk of getting malware. It's great to ...

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What's an alternative to spreadsheets that has cells with defined type of value?
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Spreadsheets do support data validation (see Data -> Validity). You can also use conditional formatting to highlight any issues.

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Free VPN Service without port restrictions
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Here's a comparison of different VPN providers. One that doesn't block P2P should do the trick.

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Private note-taking/syncing software that supports Linux and Android
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Bittorrent Sync BTSync covers all your bases. You can sync what you want and how much you want, limited only by your bandwidth and hard drive space. No real dependence on 3rd-party servers, and cross-...

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Is there a software like XPlite for Windows 7 and beyond?
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1 votes

You might like WinReducer, RT7 lite, Win Toolkit, vLite or similar alternatives.

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Fast Android web browser, open source
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On a comparable phone (Samsung Galaxy S5) I load this site in under 3 seconds in Firefox. The likely difference is I'm using the uBlock Origin and uMatrix extensions. Javascript, especially that used ...

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RSS reader for Android
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You don't seem to have tried Inoreader. The only required feature it doesn't have is wifi-only, however you could install AFWall (available on F-Droid, requires root) which will let you control ...

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