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Is there a CLI software center that supports reviews and ratings?

If I can help it, I'd rather not use the GUI, so I don't want to use gnome-software when looking for new software, is there some sort of CLI 'software center' which also has the ability to show and ...
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Which software program can read quicken and quickbook files? [duplicate]

My credit card online account allows me to download my transaction history only in quicken or quickbook format. How can I read them under Ubuntu? Thanks.
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What software to organize pdfs and references for research? [on hold]

On Windows there are endnote, mendeley, ... On ubuntu, what is the best option to organize references? Obs.: I'm writting my thesis in latex.
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How to audit SE elections results file on Ubuntu?

The AskUbuntu 2016 Moderator Elections have just finished (at the time of this writing), and this is what it says: However it only provides a utility to do this on Windows and Mac, how can one ...
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How to add ID3 “cover art” by command line?

I need to add ID3 cover art to some MP3 files. I need a command line tool (no GUI) but it seems that neither id3 nor id3v2 tools can do it. Any hint?
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Software recommendation [duplicate]

What are the options available for GUI development in C under Ubuntu 15.10? I wanna develop a scientific calculator for which I need GUI application ,please note I know C and familiar with ...
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PSS software for Linux? [on hold]

In order to control a CCTV camera, I have to install a software some recommended me PSS, Pro Surveillance System (Surveillance CMS software), which supports both analog and digital recorders. Dahua ...
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Is there a CLI alternative to Etherape?

Etherape is a very useful tool which allows you to see which IP address and/or domains your machine is connecting to, colour coding is used to show the network protocol used, and other information ...
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Looking for a light weight website monitoring tool

I am looking for a tool that can help me monitor the availability of my website. Basically, I should input my website URL to the tool and it should monitor whether the site is up and send the ...
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How do I edit the binary or hexadecimal data of a file in Ubuntu?

Disclaimer: This is not the same as What are some good GUI binary viewers/editors?. How do I edit the binary data of a file in a gedit like editor? Eg: 00001010101010010101 And how do I edit the ...
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Is there an Intelligent Personal Assistant available in Ubuntu?

I am new to Ubuntu and I was wondering if there was an IPA like Cortana or Siri in the software center.
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Alternatives OBS - Open Broadcaster Software

I have a problem. OBS [Open Broadcaster Software] doesn't work on my laptop because it does not support OpenGL 3.5. I want to get into livecoding, so are there any alternatives to OBS? Log error OBS ...
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Software recommendation for a HTML Wordpress Table Generator?

I am looking for a HTML Table Generator that runs offline on Ubuntu Linux. It should provide a visual interface to create Wordpress-compatible tables.
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GUI tool for viewing and managing print queue?

Edit: For future visitors, here's a related answer which explains exactly how to do this quickly. I help this 75 year old man with Ubuntu (He's not very savvy). He freaks out at any mention of the ...
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Is there a video editing suite similar to Adobe CC for Ubuntu?

I have used Adobe CC (mostly After Effects and Premiere) for video editing, and am looking for a similar environment in Ubuntu so I can work from home. I am also familiar with Final Cut Pro, but ...
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Is there an alternative app for Fogger

Fogger application has been discontinued and no longer developed since September 2013. Is there any other alternative app for Fogger..? (Ubuntu verion - 16.04 LTS) Fogger Screnshot:
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Any audio player with segment repeat?

I'm trying to learn to play some music by ears, but I'm not very good musician and I need to listen to some parts of composition hundreds of times before I correctly can play it. Can you guys suggest ...
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Is there any email client that would allow different sender address for each email?

I would like to have an email client that would allow me to type a different sender address for each email. The reason is that I have a spam filtering system in which I give a different email address ...
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How to monitor syslog and get alerted when there is a certain entry?

There is a certain error which is always the same and I am getting in syslog, however I am not really sure what the error is being caused by so I would like to get alerted immediately whenever it ...
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Is there a software to control my wireless router? [closed]

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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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 can'...
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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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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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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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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: http://www....