2
votes
2answers
6k views

FM Radio without Internet?

Is it possible to use FM radio WITHOUT internet connection or special devices ? On my Android phone, I can plug in the headphones, which are in turn used as antenna. Since Android is Linux and Ubuntu ...
1
vote
0answers
157 views

Ubuntu friendly Pedometer without cloud enforcement (data must be local)

Can you recommend me a Pedometer for Ubuntu? no cloud enforcement no online account on web interface data local with local software for analysis Does Nike Fuel Band, FitBit and others work on ...
5
votes
1answer
318 views

Is there a USB pedal solution for transcription?

For transcription it can be useful to use a pedal to control playback of an audio stream so you don't have to stop typing. Are there any combinations hardware and software that work under Ubuntu for ...
7
votes
6answers
3k views

Software and scanner for scanning photographic slides?

I am searching for software and hardware for scanning slides to import to digitize my old pictures.. I have already a scanner working in Windows, but I would like to scan them directly in Ubuntu. ...
2
votes
2answers
221 views

Recommended Configuration for Parents

Great Linux Desktop Experiment I plan to give my family netbooks this year, and I would like some recommendations for how best to configure the machines for: Linux Newbies (primarily Windows ...