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Looking for time management / calendar software, maintained, opensource, fresh design

I am looking for some software recommendations: I need a software that lets me organize my time in a kind of To-Do list style, some points it should include: "I need to do this... on that date." ...
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Unable to play commercial DVDs

I recently wanted to play a commercial DVD in my computer's built in DVD drive. So I the inserted Faulty Towers DVD into my DVD drive, and then told it to launch it in Videos, and it just gave me ...
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Ubuntu post install tool

I need to automate an ubuntu post-installation system configuration. I'm install ubuntu often, and after each installation I need to run some commands on ubuntu. I.E. sudo apt-get install git git ...
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Migrating form Windows/VB6

I really like the VB6 environment (also using SQLite DB) but would like to migrate to a Linux environment. What does Ubuntu offer that would be a similar IDE?
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Subtitle player encoding problem

I have been using Greenfish Subtitle Player with Wine on Ubuntu to view subtitles in online video streaming sites for months, and it serves me well. However, it is often that when the source of ...
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How to disable updating man page even I update/upgrade the package itself

For personal use I want to edit some man pages in my system, including adding some notes and removing many unneeded lines. So my question is how to establish that? Back to my question What is the ...
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Playing 1st track while recording to a 2nd track (overdubing)

I'm trying to play the 20 min flac file on the first track while recording the mic to a second track. When I try and record while overdub is checked in Audacity the other tracks play fine and another ...
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Is there a file manager that opens readme files?

I'm looking for a file manager that shows the content of a readme file when I open a folder, like on github. Is that possible to do? Edit: I know that they are just text files that I can open like ...
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Simple Speech Recognition

Is there a simple speech recognition program where you can say a command and that that command will be executed in the terminal? It must be simple to install/setup/configure and it must be a small ...
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Subdownloader is not working anymore

It was a great application once, but for me at least it hasn't worked for the last several months. I can search for subtitles, but when I try to download one, it always displays the message Unable to ...
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How to measure input levels test on Kubuntu?

I noticed that in Ubuntu the sound/volume tool gives the chance to change the input volume/level while you speak through the microphone and there is a bar giving you the measure for the volume of your ...
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What are the best especial effects programs for Ubuntu ? And how can I install it? [on hold]

I need a program to do special effect for a school project so I need a program like adobe after effects, but for Ubuntu. Thanks :)
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Invoicing Visual Basic software replacement or web application?

I have a pc that is still fairly powerful but with Windows XP (Pentium 4 3Ghz 4 Gb Ram). It is used by someone who is not computer expert (I would say a really basic user) only for browsing and ...
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What are juju charms alternatives?

I d'like to try out a few alternative software to deploy, manage and scale my environment on a cloud. What are the alternatives to juju charms?
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Is there a native SVP alternative for linux?

SVP is a windows software application that calculates video frames in real time while a video is running in a player, making it run smoothly in 60 fps. It doesn't work in wine. Is there a linux ...
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Looking for a PowerPost-A&A replacement on Ubuntu 15.04

Hello and a good day to all.... I'm looking for an Ubuntu replacement for the PowerPost-A&A program. I've been doing some searching myself but i couldn't find a replacement program that runs on ...
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fake windows desktop environment [duplicate]

Are there any desktop environments designed to look exactly like a windows machine? Not like cinnamon or GNOME, but exactly the same?
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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 [duplicate]

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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How to install a decent bug tracker on a Ubuntu server?

I looked at Bugzilla, but it doesn't seem to have an easy-to-install .deb package. I tried Trac, but the 2nd step of the install instructions after installing the .deb package fails with some python ...
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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 ...