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Software for using EasyCAP USB video capture device

I have recently purchased an EasyCAP USB video capture device. I would like to know if there is any software out there for Ubuntu for using this device to capture videos from external devices.
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What is a good home automation program that supports x10 devices?

I am looking for a program not an OS like LinuxMCE. It must be able to: Support x10 through USB Program Macro's Install onto an OS and not replace the desktop. It would be great if it could ...
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Creating 2D floor plans and printing to scale

I need to create a 2D floor plan for the purpose of applying for planning permision for extension. The main requirement is to be able to draw buildings, walls, external stairs, calculate dimensions ...
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Good text editor or other software for storing structured information?

i've long been looking for a solution for storing structured information (such as for example contacts) that is: future safe (saves to a .txt file or other future safe format or can export to a .txt ...
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Afl tipping software

I'm wondering if there was a aussie rules football (AFL) tipping software that I can install in ubuntu. Dont like using wine so I was hoping there was one for Ubuntu
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A/B testing software

I am looking for A/B testing and optimization software for web-page development in ubuntu. Can I get some software recommendations?
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How can I take a screenshot of an application running in a TTY without framebuffering enabled?

As the title says, I have an application that I need to run in a TTY. I also need to take a screenshot of it while it's running. How can I take a screenshot of an application running in a TTY without ...
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How do I forward SIP calls

I need to set up a SIP client that forwards calls to Google Voice(via POTS call or alternate) Could I use asterisk for this? I have an always-on Ubuntu VPS which could be used for this.
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What kind of Video Editing software can I run on Ubuntu that allows burning to DvD or Blu Ray? [duplicate]

I'm interested in installing Ubuntu on one of computers equipped with two blu ray burners, two 500Gb Harddrives, 1 2gb Nvidia Graphics card, Firewire capture card...etc. I do a lot of video editing ...
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How do I make coffee with Ubuntu?

I want to make fresh coffee with Ubuntu, using open/free software, a coffee machine and a wireless connection. What software can I use that is already available, and what hardware do I need to ...
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What is the alternative for Filezilla Server in ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Filezilla Server is only available for windows platform. I wanted to know some good alternatives for it on ubuntu platform.
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How to setup minimalistic log file monitoring for one computer?

I am wondering if there is a simple monitoring solution to watch over the host machines log files and notify me in some way (I use the terminal frequently, so MOTD/byobu or something else like "you ...
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What software exists for learning the English language in Ubuntu?

I'm searching for software to learn and improve in the English language. But i can't find the proper software. Specifically, I'm looking for vocabulary software to improve my word range, like ...
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Directory structure based auto-updating video library application

I have a collection of movies/full tv series stored on an external hard drive. As of now all the files are sorted in a directory hierarchy at the top of which there are just two folders, "Movies" and ...
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Sniffing HTTP responses from server [closed]

What software can help what server's http's response on requests? Is there any tool simplier than WireShark?
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How to convert the files in an audio playlist to one large audio file?

I have created an audio playlist file (m3u) from a list of around 40 mp3s. I need to be able to combine/join these files into one large audio file (mp3 or wav) that maintains the order that they are ...
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Is there a program for Ubuntu like Proxifier, that works with all applications?

I'm using Tor to access blocked websites in my school (Internet access through proxy with authentication). In Windows there is software called Proxifier which routes all connections and acts like ...
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Local VOIP servers/clients with APIs

I have a fleet of Ubuntu kiosk computers that are going to be deployed in the wild. Members of the public will be using them. I want to add a "press for assistance" button to the app so that if ...
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Terminal emulator with no header bar

I'm looking for a terminal emulator that lets me get the most out of my vertical space by getting rid of the header bar. I work in a GNOME environment and am mostly happy with gnome-terminal, but ...
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Are any WebDAV clients capable of doing streaming reads?

I've tried using DavFS2, Nautilus, and Konqueror to open a video located on a WebDAV share (served by WSGIDAV). In all cases the entire video downloads before the application opens it. However, If I ...
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MultiOS data-manager

Does Ubuntu have any multi-platform application which can help manage and store information? I need a data organizer type of software which can create DB's that can I open on both Windows and Linux.
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An alternative for Internet Download manager's (IDM) hovering panel in ubuntu

In my windows system I regularly uses internet download manager (IDM) for downloading videos, audios and other types of files. The best part of IDM is the hovering download panel shows above the top ...
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Bluetooth manager for sending/receiving files?

From the Bluetooth managers, I know of blueman (which I can't use because of a known bug whereas it fails to receive files) and gnome-bluetooth (which I'd rather not install because of the number of ...
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Software that show pressed keyboard to desktop

I've found key-mon. But it's very limited is there any program like key-mon that shows keysrokes every time I type to screen?
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does anybody knows a good currency widget for ubuntu 14.10

I would like to use an easy and small currency widget on ubuntu 14.10. Pref. one that can be minimized near the power, system settings and network bar. Does anybody knows a good one? I am enjoying a ...
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Is it possible to recover a permemnantly deleted file on EXT partition? [duplicate]

I've migrated from Windows to Ubuntu, So searching all those back up tools and software alternatives with Windows to Linux. For Windows, there exists RECOVA, GetDataBack Disk recovery softwares; but ...
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Is there any Vim formatter plugin that support customized style?

Is there any autoformatter plugin for vim that support customized style? Like, adding space after parentheses, place curly brackets in current line and something like that? What I want to achieve is ...
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Getting a new harddrive, and want to use Ubuntu. Will it work on my emachine?

My PC hard-drive blew up and I am getting a Toshiba HD to replace that one. Is this going to be way over my head? I have read up on Ubuntu, and I really like what I have seen. I was going to use my ...
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Is there pastebin software for Ubuntu 14.04?

Pastebin is software that allows a person to save clips of code from many languages, or just text files, and share them with the public as read-only files. See pastebin.org. Ubuntu 14.04 running as ...
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Note taking software [duplicate]

So I am a CS student and work a lot on programming usually on a Linux machine. I have Linux installed on a partition of my laptop, and lately I have been thinking of making the full switch to Ubuntu. ...
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Top incredibly useful Ubuntu programs [closed]

What are the best software in Ubuntu for different applications? I never found any such lists as we can see in the case of Windows. I think that'd be very helpful for new users. May be we can have a ...
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Photo editor like the ones available for smartphones

I am looking for a photo-editor application (no online service) like the ones you can find for smartphones (Samsung Photo Editor, Photo Editor,..) - easy to use and quick to learn and no ...
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RAMFS vs REDIS DB

I making a weather app. It would work as follows [Weather API] - [My Server(Relay)] - [User App] I will use the third party paid API to get the latest weather feeds. Feeds will be in JSON format. I ...
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Is there any application which interacts with the user? [closed]

I'm very comfortable while using Linux or Lubuntu although Windows seemed a little faster but it hangs at a certain point. So I would like to thank all the programmers of Linux I really liked it .. ...
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Archive manager which has integration into Nemo except File Roller (Archive Manager)?

I mean something like "Extract Here" and "Compress..." menus on right-click.
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Instant Messenger client with group contacts by account

Is there a IM client which can group contact list by accounts?
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Command line way to know the cycles (phases) of the moon

I'd like a simple way to know when the next fullmoon is, and would prefer not to rely on a web service. I don't want a GUI since I'd like to call this from a script. Thanks all!
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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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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 ...