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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 [on hold]

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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Post-process Ubuntu display stream [closed]

I'm looking to intercept the final display stream on Ubuntu and draw some things on top it before rendering. It should not interfere with any other GUI and the user should still be able to interact ...
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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 ...
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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 ...