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PC unable to load on Ubuntu

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 ...
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Video “Analysis” Software

Is there any software that can run on Ubuntu that has video "analyzing" capabilities? I have a video from my security camera and would like to zoom in. I have tried OpenShot but it doesn't really do ...
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How to search for files through hashsums

I search for files often in my files system by either using the tree command and grep, or the find command, but recently I downloaded some content from a site, but forgot where I saved it, now I know ...
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Evolis Primacy Linux Compatibility

Does anyone have any experience of using the Evolis Primacy ID Card Printer with Ubuntu? If so, how easy is it to use/configure. Can anyone recommend any good software for designing the cards? ...
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IDE with highlighting function?

Can anyone advice IDE for [web-]development which can highlight all classes and function (at tree) automatically. Cheerz!
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Traffic meter [Xubuntu 15.04]

is there any utility or application that can measure my traffic? I googled it and searching in Ubuntu software center, but i didn't find any.
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Bitcoin miner for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I was wondering if there are any good Bitcoin mining software with a GUI that is easy to understand. Can anyone help me out?
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old application launcher window in the repository

In older version of Ubuntu there used to be (in the repository) an application launcher window, that itself was a normal gtk application. It was just like the old control-center mentioned in How to ...
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Twitter desktop client

What is a good twitter desktop client for Ubuntu 12.04? I've used to use corebird for 14.04 and 14.10. But it's some how buggy and it's not available for Ubuntu 12.04
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Disable the window moving feature in Xorg and use Tiling instead

I've noticed when moving windows Xorg takes up a lot of CPU. But I only have a weak old Celeron Single-core with 2.80GHz. So my question is that how to disable the moving windows feature and use ...
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Is there a calculator which supports arbitrary precision?

I have got the standard gnome-calculator installed, but as I am dealing with rather large numbers at the moment, I need something more powerful which can actually deal with them without falling over. ...
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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? [closed]

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 ...