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Software for converting and cutting videos with webm support

I am looking for a file converting program to trim and convert videos into .webm format. I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS.
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Recover data from damaged DVD [duplicate]

Im new to Linux. I need a software with GUI to recover data from scratched or damaged DVD .I can't find any software for this purpose. In Windows there is CD/DVD data recovery tool.I thought that dvd ...
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Text editor with font colouring

Does Ubuntu have a text editor with choosing the colours of font? I don't mean those which highlight programming language syntax with colours for different types of statements. I just mean regular ...
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MAC OSX like offline dictionary on Ubuntu 14.04 or 15.10

I have seen this Mac OS X-like built-in dictionary in Ubuntu question's answer but goldendict is no more compatible with 14.04. It's dependencies can't be resolved due to older version. MAC OSx has a ...
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What is bogofilter, and do I need it?

I am trying to thin out the applications and processes on my computer. To do this, I am going through the pack lists in synaptic. I got to bogofilter, which says its a wordlist spam filter. I am not ...
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Which Ubuntu distro to install on Dell Inspiron mini 10v with Intel Atom? Also to play Netflix? [duplicate]

I have Dell Inspiron mini 10v with Intel Atom processor that was given to me. IT believe this has 1GB RAM. Unsure if it is HDD or SSD but how do I find out? It does not have CD. However, I have ...
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How to put a box around something in GIMP?

This is a very simply question, but one that I have been struggling to find an answer to: How can I put a box outline around something in GIMP? So that you can easily circle (but with a rectangle or ...
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Comment & Highlight the PDF & DJVU files?

I have just started working with Ubuntu. My work includes a lot of books that to be read. Hence while reading, I need to --comment & highlight the characters in the form of PDF & DJVU file. ...
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Compiler & Burner for 8051 Micro-Controller lab?

Till now In Windows, I've used Keil-C Software to Compile 8051 Micro-Controller Programs in C and Flash Magic Burner to burn/dump the software on hardware. But now I'm having Ubuntu OS. Hence I need ...
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How to add subtitle to an audio file?

What application can I use to add subtitle to an audio file? I've got a podcast with its transcript in pdf format. I need to see each line of text synchronized to what is being said. What application ...
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What is the best 8086 emulator for Ubuntu?

I have been looking for an emulator for the 8086 microprocessor architecture for Ubuntu, but could not find anything. Do you have any suggestion?
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OSX like terminal behaviour? [duplicate]

I got a little something that really bugs me using Linux/ Ubuntu. As a OSX user I'm really used to the ALT + LeftClick to move cursor in the terminal. Now I've been researching about this but didn't ...
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Annotation that is Persistent Across Workspaces?

Is there an annotation program (much like Compiz Annotate) out there that is persistent across workspaces? That is, can I annotate one of my workspaces, switch to another one, annotate that one, and ...
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Use one monitor as multiple monitors

It is nice to use multiple monitors for developers. You can maximise each window in a specific monitor, windows can stick to corners of specific monitors. There are ultrawide monitors in the market ...
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Truecrypt alternative with deniable encryption? [closed]

I am looking for a Truecrypt alternative for Linux, one that is preferably is free/libre/open-source software (FLOSS). I would have used Truecrypt, but it has been discontinued.
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Best software for viewing photos, select some and publish a photo album

I've traveled, have hundreds of images and want to select some to share with friends. I want a software which allows me to do this efficiently, but I'm not able to find it. Here is what I'd like the ...
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How to get multiple clipboards

I have been using Ubuntu for some time, but still haven't found what would be the most useful thing for me, a way of having multiple clipboards. So is there any software out there at all, or a ...
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Sound by application controls

Are there any easy GUI controls that I can get access to which will allow me to set specific sound levels on certain specified applications in Ubuntu GNOME 15.04, running GNOME Shell, and GNOME 3.14? ...
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Is there a frame by frame video editor?

I have a video with text that I am trying to translate into other language, I will not place the translation as subtitles, the idea is to use the same font and place the translated text in the same ...
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Software to play videos in a different screen without showing desktop environment and cursor interactions [closed]

I'm editing videos for a live music event. There's a video for each song. I'll have a projector and each song will have a video playing in a big screen behind the artists. I have the length for each ...
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GNU/Linux cataloguing software

I'm looking for simple cataloguing software on GNU/Linux to keep track and manage my lists of books, games, movies, tv shows, software, etc. I've tried GCStar, Data Crow and Tellico but they're just ...
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Best alternative for WinMerge

I need to compare/diff/merge files in an easy way. In Dark ages when i'm a windows user I would use WinMerge. What alternatives for this are available in Ubuntu? The things I must be able to do: ...
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Ubuntu logger with delayed flush

Is there any logging tool in Ubuntu that meets these requirements: Console-based Collects data in memory to be flushed to user-defined logs on disk with delay, for example, 5 sec. I.e. not to "kill" ...
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“Print it later” software

Sometimes when I'm working on my laptop, I want to queue up a few documents to print later, since I'm not connected to a printer at the time. However, actual printer queues are not designed for this; ...
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Alternatives to Photoshop and Illustrator [duplicate]

I just try to move completely from Windows to Ubuntu. I am a web designer and developer, the development part is awesome in Ubuntu but I am missing the design part. What I used to work with is Adobe ...
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Visual tool for browsing LMDB files

I am looking for a program that works on Kubuntu and can open and display an LMDB file (Lightning Memory-Mapped Database). Ideally, gratis, can also edit the file, and supports large files, like ...
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Download all media files from webpage

How to download all media files(pictures + Videos) from a webpage?! Any app is acceptable but wget is preferable
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Sports score tracking software?

I am looking for a software to track result or live stats of sporting events like Football, Hockey and Cricket ( if possible more sports ). Reason: Like weather-indicator and typhoon widget on ubuntu ...
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How to password protect a hidden directory

I want to encrypt and password protect hidden directory and its components (.folder/something/some/) using a secondary password (not login password). I have downloaded Cryptkeeper but i didnt find an ...
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Accentuated characters proposition like MACOSX

As the title suggests, I looking for a way to have the propsition of accented characters such as available under OSX. Indeed OSX when we want to put an accent, just hold down the button (e for ...
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PC unable to load on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am trying to download a game from i win.com, the game requires windows. How can I download a game using Ubuntu if the game is a microsoft download. I saved the file and tried to open in firefox. The ...
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What would be the consequences of uninstalling the net-tools package in a default Ubuntu system?

I know that the net-tools package is deprecated and that its features are supposedly provided by the iproute2 package. However, I find that I keep using the old net-tools programs: it's an old ...
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Which is the most lightweight torrent client? [duplicate]

Which is the most lightweight torrent client which works on Lubuntu-Core (Lubuntu Minimal Install)? I would be interested to be as slim as possible, with as few options as possible... Thank you.
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Diff tool that supports zipped archives

I'm searching for a GUI diff application that supports zipped (gz, zip...) file archives, because I want to compare compressed logs. Diffuse, Kdiff3 or Meld don't support that files.
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How do I get the latest content of a .deb file without downloading redundant data?

I want to update a .deb file with the latest content from available update. I searched and found apt-sync program, however, this apt-sync project seems dead. Is there any alternative of it? or Is ...
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How to create barcode in Ubuntu via a GUI?

I used barcode app which is a stand alone program to run the barcode library with CLI mode only. So, What a good software GUI used to create barcode in Ubuntu 12.04. I've come to KBarcode but it ...
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OneNote alternative that can import OneNote notebooks

I am aware that alternatives to OneNote has been discussed before, but from what I can see none of these alternatives allow you to take you OneNote notes with you as you migrate. I have a lot of notes ...
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GUI app to Convert PDF files to ODT

The PDF utilities from the poppler-utils packages include many tools to deal with PDF files, one of them is pdftotext. pdftotext can be used to convert PDF files to ODT. I want the same result ...
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Video editing software [duplicate]

So I have finally figured out how to record videos without any frame drops and such. Now my problem is the video editing software. So far, every one that I have tried has just not worked. Everyone ...
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How to fully cancel changes due to installation of software that require complex procedures?

I have recently install from source a software (Odoo) that require a complex procedure to be installed: creation of new users, connection to servers etc. etc. I want to install it again because it ...
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How to ping a specific port

I often use the ping command to check if a website is available or not, or if I can access a machine, so basically mostly for diagnostics, and what would be really useful is if I could specify which ...
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Redundant Web Server

I have an ubuntu 14.04 server that we use as our web server (apache). We have a public web site that is built on Drupal, uses a MySQL DB and we also have some files that are uploaded to our site and ...
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Open Source Alternatives to 123D Catch

123D Catch is an app for Windows, OSX and Android that lets a user turn a series of photographs into a 3D model (a process known as photogrammetry). Is there an alternative, preferably with a GUI, ...
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How to install perfmon2 on ubuntu?

i want to install performer counter on Ubuntu. http://sourceforge.net/p/perfmon2/libpfm4/ci/master/tree/ this source has all the steps, as i am the new user, every time i try to implement the steps, ...
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How can I look for a smart radio player that automatically restart when the buffer gets empty?

I am tired to have the streaming broken. I tried rhythmbox, totem, audacious, even vlc where I configured 5 seconds of cache. The sound stops for a while then continue, most of times from the same ...
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Looking for an Open Source Project Management system supporting notifications [closed]

I am looking for an Open Source Project Management system supporting notifications. Here's my requirement: We need an database based system which can track tasks and their due dates. There should be ...
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Audio recording on Ubuntu Phone Aquaris E4.5

I cannot find any software for recording audio on Ubuntu Phone. It is a most usefull feature for musicians, authors and interviewers. Video just don't do the trick, taking up too much space and not ...
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overheating ibm t23 minimal install

My IBM t23 with Ubuntu 14.04 minimal install is ovreheating in one spot after about 15 minutes of essentially idle use e.g. editing plain text documents in an xterm window with nano with almost ...
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Which program in ubuntu shows network usage at unity panel top-right beside the indicator?

In my University Computer I saw a program in ubuntu which constantly monitored and displayed the network traffic(Download and Upload speed) in the top-left side ,at the indicator. But I couldn't get ...
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dvd95, alternative?

dvd95 was removed from Vivid (15.04). Do you know of any alternative as easy to use as that one (or maybe even easier) and that it is native for GTK environments or maybe that can be used via an easy ...