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Is there software that can use my SSD and hard disk drive as a hybrid drive? [duplicate]

I recently upgraded my computer with an SSD. Now I have a 500 GB HDD and 256 GB SSD. Is there software that can move more used files/programs to the SSD?
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Image viewer without antialiasing

I need an image viewer with following features: Infinite zoom in and zoom out. No antialiasing. I want to see pixels as is and as close as I want to. Mouse control. (optional) Show pixel ...
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arkose alternative for trusty lts

arkose got dropped from the repos as it was no longer compatible with newer kernels: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/arkose/+bug/1299904 Bare LXC is a poor substitute, as it only offers a ...
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Any good SEO software?

I have been trying to get any good SEO Software for Ubuntu but i havn't been able, any suggestions? I mainly need to be able to check the ranks of my site. thanks in advance
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Show photo/video slideshow with photo captions

I'm trying to find a straightforward way to create a date-ordered slideshow from a directory that contains a mix of photos and videos (e.g. the output of a smartphone camera from a holiday). Ideally ...
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Cannot Ubuntu desktop edition perform as Ubuntu Server Edition? [duplicate]

I found two separate OS Ubuntu Desktop Edition (like Ubuntu 14.04 LTS which I am using ) and Ubuntu Server Edition OS available. Server Edition is used to do the performance for hosting a Ubuntu ...
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How to open up 700mb file

What text editor for Linux can open up 700mb text file for editing? Please advice, Kate & Jedit does not work out
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photo organizer for home server

So, I've setup a Ubuntu 12.04 server at home, and installed samba to share my files. One of the folders is called photos. These are pictures taken the last 15 years, and I have absolutely no control ...
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What Software to Use for Tagging/Annotating/Commenting/Highlighting Video Footage?

My Question in a Nutshell I’m looking for a tool with which I can easily organize/manage the video footage I have recorded. I don’t want to only tag the video clip files themselves, though; I would ...
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Things to do after installing Ubuntu 14.04LTS [closed]

I'm new to Linux and I just installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS on my machine (dual booted with Win8). Can anybody recommend me a list of important things to do and software to install? I have done "sudo ...
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Using seahorse generated password files from command-line

Seahorse (aka Passwords and Keys) is a pretty cool application for general password management. It stores the keys in ~/.local/share/keyrings/. Is there some way for me to easily read/modify this ...
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A good pixel art drawer for Ubuntu 14.10?

Another question to do with my friend’s lack of internet access and requirement of me asking questions for him. So, he has decided that he wishes to do lots of pixel art drawings, and we are looking ...
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Is there anything that can let me run 64bit binary executable files? [duplicate]

Is there anything in ubuntu 32 bit 14.04LTS something light, that will let me execute 64 bit binary executable files? Architecture: i686 CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit Byte Order: ...
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Message indicator after specific time?

Is there any tool this can indicate message after each 30 minutes of uptime ? actually I spend too many time on computer so i want tool which indicate message after every 30 minutes. like, when ...
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copy-mangar having auto-poweroff after completing copying/moving operations?

Many Of my friends don't have Internet connection so often i download their stuffs. so sometime the files are too large 20~25 GB's . Which takes hours to copy :) For my convenient is there any way ...
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looking for ideal Freecell for Ubuntu

I used to have Windows 7 Enterprise. Until yesterday. I obviously switched to Ubuntu and the only thing I find difficult to live without is my old Freecell game. I tried some others, but they do not ...
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Minimal terminal editor alternative to vi and nano

What terminal/console mode alternatives to vi/vim and nano are available? I am looking for minimal, good looking and friendly text mode editor for complete newbies with PC. I remember I've seen ...
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How can I view PDF bleedbox, cropbox, trimbox, etc?

How can I view PDF bleedboxes and trimboxes on Ubuntu, like I can in Adobe Acrobat Pro? I would like to do so without resorting to a Virtual Machine or WINE. Example: The green mark is the trimbox. ...
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What tool do you suggest me for making a painting catalog? [duplicate]

I have taken some photos of my paintings so I would like to make a catalog of them. Edited. It is for both, digital and printing distribution. I'd want to promote my art by making a catalog of ...
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NVIDIA drivers mystery!

I have had problems with NVIDIA drivers for a while. Now I got a problem: In additional drivers I get 331.113, as this link http://www.nvidia.com/Download/driverResults.aspx/80533/en-us shows, it is ...
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SFTP change notifications

I am looking for any solution for my problem. I have SFTP access to client's server and I need some script or something else to watch after new files because they are added irregularly. I need this ...
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A DLP solution for both ubuntu and windows

I am looking for a DLP solution for both Ubuntu and Windows. I know that there are many DLP products for windows but I couldn't find one that support ubuntu as well. OpenDLP is not good enough for me, ...
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Best office programme for Ubuntu with Wacom support? [closed]

Which is the best programme like LibreOffice Writer which has the option to use a Wacom pen tablet to draw in between the text in Ubuntu 14.04? My main purpose is to take physics notes; I have tried ...
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Screenshot tool with “copying into clipboard in jpeg format” function

I need to paste many screenshots into libreoffice calc document and i want minimize the size of file. I try to take screenshot with gnome-screenshot and with shutter. I make screenshot, copy into ...
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FlashPlayer open source alternative

I would like to know if there is any working open source alternative to flash player. I tried the lightspark tool, but it doesn't work in Chromium (or maybe I didn't install it correctly?). I did: ...
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I want to play DVD slide shows in Ubuntu. What program is the best?

I have several slide shows on DVDs and would like to play them on Ubuntu. What programs will support this action?
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Is there any application like catia or at least able to open catpart

Is there any application like Catia or at least able to open catpart? Was sombody able to install Catia on a virtual machine?
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Convert thousands of .pngs to animated .gif, `convert` uses too much memory

Many of the questions asking how to create an animated gif from a set of png images suggest to use a variant of ImageMagick's convert command: convert -delay 2 -loop 0 *.png animated.gif However, I ...
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Reference manager incompatibility

How do I deal with reference manager incompatibilities? I'm using CITAVI and it's only suitable (apparently) for the regular Os's. Is there a way to get rid of all these issues once and for all or ...
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I am looking for a way to read kindle books

I am looking to see if there is an application for reading kindle books on this system.
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Lightweight C/C++ editor with code completion and debugging

Ever since the debugger plugin for geany stopped working (see below), I am looking for an editor for C/C++ source files with the following features: Code completion (i.e., Intellisense-like ...
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Best graphics program [closed]

I am using ubuntu 14.04 and i am web developer and designer. I am using linux cause sass and terminal usage when developing, i would use mac but don't have money to buy it. I need good graphics ...
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Desktop Environment dilemma

I have a big dilemma. I'm using Lubuntu right now, but! I love the most Unity desktop environment, but it uses too much RAM. I love Gnome-shell, but LXDE uses much less RAM. Is there a Desktop ...
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Resizing a selected area in a PDF

I am looking for a program that can resize a selected area in a PDF. E.g. on Microsoft Windows with Microsoft Paint I can use the "Resize" feature: (but Microsoft Paint doesn't support PDF and is ...
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Video player that can show specific area of video?

There are some videos that have a black area/region/section/whatever-its-called in its top and bottom. So, the video can't be played in fullscreen even though it's fullscreen. Is there any video ...
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Fitbit Graphical interface ubuntu

Fitbit snycs etc etc, I am just curious if anyone knows of software to go with it like windows has. (There is no issue with it syncing w the USB adapter and uploading the info 2 their server)
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Is it possible to transform sublime text or emacs to something like bpython?

I'm using sublime text 3 and I like it a lot, but maybe a bit more love for bpython. It detects what libraries are installed and has autocompletion for codes that weren't previously written in the ...
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Is there a human readable strace alternative?

I want to know what files a process accesses. strace can provide me with that information, but the output of strace is rather "raw". Is there anything that provides similar functionality, but in a ...
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Checking computer working, processes etc

I would like to know if there is some software to check the computer working, I mean is the CPU overloaded, is the temperature of motherboard ok, what processes are running etc? Sometimes I hear the ...
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OSS alternative to Adobe reader for filling online pdf forms

I need a software that can fill online pdf forms, without downloading them. Evince does fill forms but only offline, and adobe reader works with firefox online but it is not Open source. I am looking ...
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Please recommend a tool of terminal cast

I'd like to show some of my live actions in terminal, and their output to some people around the global. I could use tools like VNC on this. But since terminal data is way simpler than GUI, I wonder ...
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Is there a Fraps like recording software for Ubuntu w/ Microphone support?

Is there a program that works like Fraps? I specifically would like to have these features: The record hotkey. Microphone support. And the ability to change the video output folder.
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How to easily install any GPG GUI on Ubuntu that actually works?

I am trying to install any GnuPG GUI for easy encryption/decryption of text, and I feel like I am in bizarro world where nothing works at all. On Mac OS X, I use GPGTools and it works flawlessly, so I ...
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Looking for network surveillance tool

I sometimes use / test software that cannot be found in the apt tree. The software comes from all over the internet. When executing the software I create an extra user for this particular software and ...
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Is there a finale replacement for Ubuntu?

What is the best alternative to Finale (capable of opening and editing .mus files) on Ubuntu 14.04?
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Is there a tool for live subtitling?

For an international congress I have been tasked with organising translations. Speakers will host presentations in different languages. The translating bit itself seemed to be resolved, but we would ...
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installing mini ccnx

I want to install mini ccnx from the following site: https://github.com/chesteve/mn-ccnx/wiki/Installing I downloaded and installed all the requirement programs and then ran: sudo apt-get install ...
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Fast PDF reader that remembers the last viewed page

I have tried a few pdf readers : Adobe , foxit , and evince . However, all of them have one basic flaw/ short coming compared to their windows and android counterparts. I have pdf files with many ...
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remote support of Ubuntu 14.4 on Hyper V

I have installed Ubuntu 14.4 in a virtual server on my MS server 2008 box. It (the Linux) is one of several servers running in my local environment. I want to remotely connect to the server without ...
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What are the opensource alternatives for MS Project in order to manage Project management?

Can anybody suggest some project management open source alternative software for MS PROJECT?