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Is there a software to control my wireless router?

I was a windows user and was controlling my router using selfishnet and now I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 , I wonder if there is a similar software or any other way to do it.
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Pictures disappeared while moving them from external hard drive A to external hard drive B

My pictures disappeared while moving them from external hard drive A to external hard drive B. There was 10GB of pictures that I cant find. I have searched both source and target locations but the ...
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Software for integrating ubuntu in workspace?

I have three, sometimes four systems as a regular workspace. One Ubuntu, two Windows 10 and rarely a Mac. And I got tired of using usb sticks, cloud services and the NAS to move files between them. I ...
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Unable to Use Join Me App

We are over 20 developers who use Ubuntu OS very extensively. We use join.me - screen sharing app for our weekly meetings while providing the presenter role to the UBUNTU user the app fails can you ...
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Which ubuntu to flavor is most comprehisive [closed]

O.K Guys it is becoming serious. bare with me a bit please I'm just a new comer I have Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.04 with cinnamon theme, Linux Mint Cinnamon 17.3, Linux Mint Mate 17.3 and finally Zorin ...
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Open-source virtual machine apps supporting larger VRAM than 256 MB [duplicate]

I have tried Virtual Box running Windows 10 with it, but all i get is 256 MB of video memory, while I have a 4 GB VRAM video card. When I try with VM Ware the video memory is increased to about 3GB ...
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Updated software to view pdf annotated with Windows' Acrobat Reader

I have a pdf file that was annotated by Acrobat Reader in Windows. When I open it in Okular or Evince or qpdfview I can see some of the comments, depending on the type, but not all of them. The only ...
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auto completion of syntax for HTML or PHP in Notepadqq?

I'm looking extension for notepadqq text editor of Syntax auto complete. so is this extension available on notepadqq if yes where i can find it ?
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What are the good utility for Internet/Network monitoring? - Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I have a metered Internet Connection. So, I like to monitor my bandwidth and be able to get a graph view (Day/Month) of my bandwidth history. What are the good utility for Internet/Network monitoring ...
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Package util concentrated on user experience

I hate user experience of apt* tools. With so many OSes around it, it is hard to remember all those cryptic apt-get/dpkg/apt-cache commands for hackers. So, is there some script/wrapper that can be ...
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Screen recording software

I want to be able to reliably record videos for a youtube channel, however the software I've tried all has individual flaws. The programs I've tried are: SimpleScreenRecorder (flaw being that the ...
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KDEConnect or similar under GNOME

I'm a KDE-User (Kubuntu, openSUSE, ArchLinux) since years. I pretty like GNOME and I'm thinking about switching over to GNOME - but every time I think about it I think: "Oh hey, wait a moment, you ...
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Ubuntu Tweak is no longer maintained?

Looks like Ubuntu Tweak project is no longer maintained and the application is no longer available through PPA. I particularly loved the Janitor feature in Ubuntu Tweak. Are there any alternatives one ...
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Alternative to Psensor?

I am looking for an alternative to Psensor. I am running 16.04 LTS on my mid-2010 MacBook Pro and am wanting to monitor temperature and such. I have been using Psensor, and after seeing my CPU ...
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text to G-code converter

I'm curious, is there a text to G-Code converter? Something where I could type a string, and get G-Code output that a 3D printer, or CNC machine could understand?
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convert svg or ttf to otf, eot, woff

I'm looking for a command line software/script for linux/ubuntu that can help me convert svg or ttf to otf, eot and woff formats. I've tried fontmin,webify, fontforge, eot-utils, sfnt2woff, ttf2woff ...
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App launcher that shows all apps in a grid?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to have an icon that I can click on, so that I get a large grid of all my apps. I'm aware of Slingscold, but I want smaller icons and less space between the icons, so ...
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Any keylogger for ubuntu 16.04? [duplicate]

When I search for 'keylogger' in ubuntu software, it provides me none.
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I need a 3D Sketchup-like program

I'm looking for an alternative to SketchUp for Ubuntu with no luck whatsoever. I'm a heavy user of Blender, but since I can't really script at all, it doesn't fullfill my needs completely. What I'm ...
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How to create animated gif screen captures like the Windows/MAC licecap app? [duplicate]

I'm looking for something to the equivalent of: http://www.cockos.com/licecap/ Its an animated gif screen capture tool. I use it mainly for capturing QA bug reports during development.
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HADOOP and SQOOP working with a weird error

hdp@ubuntu:~$ $HADOOP_HOME/bin/hadoop version bash: $/home/hdp/hadoop-2.6.4/bin/hadoop: No such file or directory hdp@ubuntu:~$ sqoop version /usr/lib/sqoop//bin/sqoop: line 79: dirname: command not ...
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Multiple keystrokes in 1 macro script with xmacro

Okay so my situation is that i am trying to make a macro for a video game i know that macros work inside the windows emulator because i have had 1 batten things work in my testing i am using this ...
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Anything akin to Silver Efex Pro for processing high quality B&W on Ubuntu

I am trying to improve my b&w photography skills and have been advised by a few photographers that I respect to use Silver Efex Pro for post processing my images. Since this is a windows/mac ...
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Note-Making Software for Thesis

Writing a thesis and need to go through about 25 papers and write their summaries. I am looking for a software where I can store the summaries in one place and write a master document towards the end. ...
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which is the best linux os for my pc [duplicate]

specs processor:pentium(R)dual-core cpu e5700@3.00GHz RAM:2gb system type 32 bit i need a best and smooth working latest linux version
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Any SAP (structural analysis program) software in linux?

I'm looking for any software like ETABS, SAP2000, Autodesk RSA (ROBOT), Graitec Advance Design, SCIA, STRAP, STAAD. I don't need simple 2D frame solver. I'm looking for fully fledged 3D, nonlinear, ...
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install Qgifer on ubuntu 16.04?

I tried using PPA but the PPA is old and not working so tried installing .deb package but getting error : $ sudo dpkg -i qgifer_0.2.1-1_i686.deb (Reading database ... 194521 files and directories ...
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Is there an equivalent to Windows 10 “Quiet Hours” in Ubuntu?

Excerpt of Windows 10 Quiet Hours: Quiet Hours produces the condition where you are not disturbed by any type of notification in Windows environment. As earlier versions, Windows 10 has this ...
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What is the best circuit program for ubuntu? [closed]

What is the best circuit program for ubuntu? Suggest.
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Is there any software for routing? I don't want specific route distribution

I'm trying to find some graphic software to manage a network server, and for using it like router. And I want some general overview of what is happening on the network. In Windows, I reached for Kerio ...
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“portable” version of Brackets software

I'd like to know whether there is a "portable" version of Brackets software (http://brackets.io/) that I can use from a USB drive in order to have the same configuration and extensions on all my ...
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How to safely change OS name in grub boot menu?

I have a system where I am dual-booting Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 and Ubuntu GNOME 16.04, however after installing Ubuntu GNOME 16.04, I have found that in the GRUB boot entry list it is called "Ubuntu", ...
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Rename files to their parent folder

I want to rename file name with its parent folder name, adding the folder name before the current name. for example: Folder structure SOCH NC KT 633-ROYAL BLUE-MULTI | | 1.jpg | | 2.jpg | | 3.jpg ...
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trading and charting platform for ubuntu 15.10

is there any charting and trading platform available for ubuntu 15.10 64 bit which get data from yahoo/google EOD / RT and shows charts Pitch fork , p&F etc. for indian market ? FYI: ...
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Is there a graphical interface for archive compression in Ubuntu?

On Windows, I have used the program 7zip for nearly all of my compression tasks in the past. Now, after switching to Ubuntu, I also installed this program from the Software Center. After completion, I ...
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Is there a 'Power Monitor' for Ubuntu GNOME?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, and there is one thing lacking, a power monitor tool which will display the status, the one in Ubuntu MATE looks like this: Ubuntu (Unity) also ...
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Is there and software to split and rearrange an audio file easily?

I am looking for software that allows me to load an audio file make splits in it. I would like to then rearrange it to change what someone said :). I have seen many videos online where people have ...
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Video recording software

I run Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to record output from a digital decoder to disk so that it can be watched later on. Just to clarify the matter; instead of displaying, or while displaying, the output ...
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Recommendations for a simple screenshot annotation tool?

I am looking for a simple screenshot annotation tool with the following features: Crop Resize Blur Draw shapes and lines Add text
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File/folder protection that even government cannot break [closed]

If I have some intellectual property file that under no circumstances my competition can view, what is the best and most secure way to protect them? I know that there are many encryption apps for ...
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Need a simple program to poll and display language in X

I need a simple program to display information for me on screen. For example, I want a tiny box in the corner to tell me what the current language is. I envision that the program would just run a ...
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Newspaper graphic software [closed]

Does Ubuntu have software like Windows has Photoshop and In-design (Qwark and page maker) that one can efficiently use to lay newspaper and magazine pages in a quick and easy to learn manner?
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Help to find suitable cubify invent alternative for ubuntu

Does any one have a good or even better alternative for Cubify invent to draw 3D design for 3D printer?
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Software to Transcibe

Is there a software for Ubuntu to help in transcribing audio files? As I need a tool that helps me reverse on a 1-4 seconds basis.
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Is there any program for fuzzy string matching, which provides a match score?

I have list of strings in file A and file B. I want to take each string in file A and find the most similar string in file B. For this, I am looking for a tool that provides fuzzy comparing. for ...
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A music software to output two sound tracks on two audio outputs ?

I am looking for a music software to output two tracks on two different outputs (speakers and headset). I'd also like to easily swap outputs if possible. I am using a computer with an integrated ...
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Error installing , remove and 474 not upgraded

I'have Ubuntu 14.04 and i'will to installing the : sudo apt-get install cvs subversion build-essential git-core g++-multilib gcc-multilib if i do : sudo apt-get update the result is : Ign ...
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I am looking for an IDE like a Pyscripter for coding Python

I was using Pyscripter on Windows, but there is not a version for Ubuntu. I want three functions in the IDE: Editor(it has function 2-auto-completion) Auto-completion (dynamic indicate by the ...
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Is there a simple task planner for Ubuntu? [closed]

I am using gnome-fallback on my desktop and looking for a simple calendar/planner app in which I can easily make notes of the appointments and afterwards it reminds me of my appointments using some ...
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Clone Ubuntu system to a pendrive and make it bootable?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my laptop. Can I clone the entire system with apps, settings, etc on a USB 3 pendrive, and then boot from that on other computers as a portable Ubuntu installation to ...