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How can I donwload software with download manager?

I have slow and expensive internet and I want to download them easily (because download with terminal is take too long and have many errors) and save them for later. My problem is that: How can find ...
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Software recomendation for a VPN [closed]

I'm looking for a VPN. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04
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Is there a version of Indicator-Remindor for 14.04?

I'd like to use Indicator-Remindor, but it doesn't seem to be available for 14.04, at least not in the Software Centre. Is it available somewhere else?
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after update from 12.04 to 14.01 touch pad is not working

after updating to 14.01 version my touch pad is not working. im using hp pavilion 17. my laptop is brand new, it came with 12.04 pre-installed ubuntu version. my wired usb mouse do work but the right ...
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Pen input and software backing

Will ubuntu phones have hardware support and software backing for pen like in microsoft surface and samsung note ?
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Some advice regarding software [closed]

Hey guys i wanted to ask if there will be any inconvenience if I use Linux . The problem is my teacher has recommended me 1.) G++ compiler 2.) Notepad ++ 3.) MS Visual Studio 2012 What are the ...
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Separating images from text in a scanned PDF document

Regular PDF files consist of vector elements, such as text and vector graphics, and other embedded data, such as image files. Extracting the latter is quite easy with utilities such as pdfimages (as ...
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Meeting My Video editor needs

I plan to work on 2D/3D images so GIMP and Blender seem like the best choice to me but I need a video editor that will compile the two to create my videos. If anyone needs more guidance, I'm trying ...
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How can I use pitch and speed control for audio CDs?

On the inner flap of a CD I just purchased and encoded to FLAC, there was a note saying that in order to experience the music at the appropriate pitch level (important for classical music), the pitch ...
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Is there a benchmarking/monitoring tool that can be targetted towards running applications?

I am trying to fix a performance issue bug on one of the core apps, and I would like to know if there is any benchmarking or monitoring tool that I can use to compare my different branches use of CPU. ...
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Run a web server from any directory

I am writing a small website, but I do NOT want to figure out how to install and configure complete LAMP stack to test the website from my ~/home directory. That will be completely disruptive and ...
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Bluez problem in ubuntu 14.04

I am replacing old bluetoothd with new bluetoothd by compiling bluez 5.22,That time GUI mode for bluetooth connection is not working. What is reason,any one give the solution for this please.
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Calendar for Ubuntu

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS x64 Is there a downloadable calendar for Ubuntu, which I could fill with deadlines of projects? Not web-based, installation pure to system, not side programs required.
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Quotation software

I'm looking for a quotation manager (i.e. a program to organize and comment textual citations), friendly to the Ubuntu desktop. I found textcite, but I'd prefer something native to linux. What options ...
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How can I automatically select a new background when my external monitor disconnects?

I have this image: Currently, this is stretched across two monitors (connected via VGA) and it works perfectly. What I want to be able to do is, when I disconnect my monitor, be able to switch to ...
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Is google earth 32 bit best for Ubuntu 64 bit 14.04?

I want to report something amazing. Two days ago I tried to install google-earth-stable 64 bit for Ubuntu along with the required dependencies. When I tried to install it via Ubuntu Software Center I ...
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Hardware Virtualization not possible, virtualbox alternatives?

I have two processors, but virtualbox won't accept that unless I have hardware virtualization (vt-x) enabled, for which my bios setup doesn't give an option, and the option was never added in bios ...
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How do I set up parental controls on Tahr? [duplicate]

Keep in mind that this question is not asking for merely a time limiter! Please read the full question and see that I also want to limit application and internet access. The solution doesn't have ...
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What is a secure and reliable alternative to Skype?

I've been browsing the Internet for quite a while on the search for an alternative to Skype. Since I'm looking for a cross-platform program, I chose Jitsi for a start but found that it works quite ...
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Is there any facial recognition software for logging in on Ubuntu 14.04?

Is there any facial recognition software for logging in on Ubuntu 14.04? I've searched the web, and found projects like PAM and IMRSV Cara. I also found instructions for running these programs on ...
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Perfect alternative for Tally erp 9

I want a perfect Tally ERP 9 alternative, that includes Vouchers,Ledgers,Stats everything that Tally erp 9 contains, came across many softwares like GNU CASH, POST BOOKS, BS1 Accounting and so ...
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Open Source web based Inventory

I'm currently looking for an opensource web based inventory. I saw a few like GLPI and OCS Inventory NG but don't have much idea about it as I have not used one before. Please give your suggestions. ...
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Best direct folder sync software [migrated]

I need to sync my folders on linux pc and sometimes windows. I don't need cloud sync (uploading file on cloud), i wan't to find direct synchronization like peer to peer. I am going to sync several ...
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alternate for PowerWorld Simulator

I have used PowerWorld Simulator in windows. But this software is unavailable for ubuntu. Is there any alternate for this software?
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Is there any GUI application for command rsync?

I am currently synchronize between local folders in my computer by following command: rsync -av --delete "[source]" "[destination]" Now I want to do this via GUI. so, Is there any GUI available for ...
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Any alternative to Wine

I'm looking for an application to do the same sort of thing as Wine: Running Windows applications on Ubuntu. Is there any alternative application instead of install/using Wine?
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Photography Post Processing : For Slideshows to Music

I am migrating from Windows to Linux and have a question about post processing software on Linux: I already use GIMP / G'MIC and have a question regarding rather specialist bits of post processing. ...
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How to watch a video cropped and ratio resized/scaled?

Can I watch only a half region of a video with the ratio scaled? As with the illustration, I want to watch a perfect circle instead of an oval and I want the ads removed. Scaling the media player ...
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Microsoft Onenote alternative with support for my stylus

I know how many questions about onenote alternatives and I read through them but didn't find something fitting for me. So what am I looking for? Support for my Stylus / hand written notes Adding ...
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Mouseless Clipboard Manager

There are a lot of clipboard managers available, but I search one which can be used without using the mouse. Has someone a recommendation for me?
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Solar System Model Live Wallpaper

New here (Duh!) and I was checking some live wallpapers that are similar to stuff for the android phones and tablets. I am looking for a way to have an actual and interactive solar system model as a ...
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What are the main browsers for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

What are the browsers that I can get on Ubuntu? I know there is Firefox, as that comes installed by default, and the Ubuntu Default Browser, but what others are there that you can install? I am ...
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Image editor with a frames feature

Is there any image editor in Ubuntu that has a frames feature? The frames should be built in with the option of adding more. Optionally it can have the option to add my own custom text. For example. ...
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a real beginner, Neflix and beyond

My daughter and I have a little Acer Netbook, and use it for all our home schooling needs, from online research, email, writing papers, etc, to down time use watching Neflix, Youtube and FB. Can I use ...
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What editor provides highlighted and clickable hyperlinks? (similar to Notepad++)

I have about a 1000 links in my txt file and I don't want to copy paste them in my browser. So I am looking for a text editor that highlights URLs and makes them clickable.Please note that I am ...
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Getting Web Designers to use Ubuntu

At my work, most Windows PC's are converted to Ubuntu. But web designers still use Windows because they need graphics editing software like Photoshop. I wanted everyone use Ubuntu for security. Is ...
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Converting jar to exe file in Eclipse plugin [closed]

I am developing an Eclipse plugin. When I extract my Eclipse plugin project to my system, using Export> Plugin Development > Adding Fragments&Plugins. After exporting it, it's not executing when I ...
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Event Viewer and Device Manager for Ubuntu?

Are there any Event Viewer and Device Manager equivalent applications for Ubuntu (like Windows) so that I can track every task occurring in it?
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software recommendation to enable viewing of Windows format picture images in Ubuntu

I have a CD with medical images from a recent testing procedure, but it says Windows XP or newer is required. I do not have any Windows PC available - we have Mac and Ubuntu. Is there some software I ...
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How to send AT commands to a phone via Bluetooth?

Is there software to send AT commands to a phone via Bluetooth from Ubuntu?
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How to measure voice frequency range in Hz?

I want to measure the voice frequency in Hz. Is there any open source or tool available in Ubuntu?
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Is there a GUI program for editing MIDI files on Ubuntu?

Are there any GUI programs available on Ubuntu that can be used to edit MIDI files?
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Which Ubuntu versions will run on an i7-4700MQ (Toshiba P70 notebook)? [duplicate]

Which Ubuntu versions will run on an i7-4700MQ (Toshiba P70 notebook)? Also; Will this allow for virtualisation of hardware, as the CPU i7-4700MQ has not got support for vt-d on this processor, ...
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How to convert Arabic subtitles to utf8 the right way?

Most DVD burners (if not all) ask for subtitles to be encoded in utf8, sure that's easy for file in *.srt; do ◀ iconv -f ISO-8859-1 -t UTF-8 -o "$file".utf "$file" && mv "$file".utf "$file" ◀ ...
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How to get the scanner working on printer HP M2727MFP and Ubuntu 14.04?

How to install the scanner working on printer HP M2727MFP and Ubuntu 14.04 ?
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OpenVPN GUI client for UDP/TCP

Is there any easy solution for OpenVPN being executed from Desktop for non technician people so they only push a button and get connected to a external VPN? Most of my colleagues are non Linux ...
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Recommendation for a Download Manager for ubuntu? [duplicate]

I've heard about: JDloader, Uget , Flareget etc. But what are the pros and cons of these softwares? Which one would you suggest to me to be the most reliable and fastest? Thanks Jye
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What's the same program “reconstructor”? [duplicate]

program "reconstructor" doesn't work. Please tell me program like this? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reconstructor
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Looking for a native PDF reader with XFA support [duplicate]

I am looking for a (under Ubuntu 14.04) native PDF reader which is able to handle XFA. It doesn't has to do much more than display and print them correctly (filling out forms would be a plus) but ...
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time managment software for ubuntu

I am looking for Task Management or time managment software for ubunutu with features like free Add tasks easily Good user interface Save task history