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1answer
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How can I record Skype conversations?

We are a small company and we have a help desk service to support our clients. We want to use Skype to provide voice live support. This is the easy part. What we need also, is to be able to record ...
13
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7answers
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Foobar2000-like music player?

I've been thinking about switching to Ubuntu full time, but there are still some programs left behind that I haven't found any equivalent to yet. Does anyone know of a music player similar to ...
3
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1answer
108 views

Is there an Application Monitor?

I've developed an (awesome) mozilla-based custom web-browser running on Ubuntu 10.10 that needs to always be open (it is basically a "kiosk"). If it crashes, which is easy to do in a single-threaded ...
9
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2answers
490 views

Application with Output similar to the GUI output of “WireShark”

I know that WireShark allows live packet capturing as well as details being displayable in the GUI. Is there any similar program that operates on a CLI, rather than a GUI? This is intended for use ...
0
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2answers
521 views

why my Ubuntu 10.10 CD player can not read CD files copies from WinXP

Before installing Ubuntu 10.10 I made four Verbatim DVD CD copies of all my files in WindowsXP.Laptop Fujitsu Simens Amilo. After installation of Ubuntu 10.10 the CD player managed to read and show ...
5
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3answers
491 views

What is the best way to record audio into my desktop?

I asked yesterday about how to configure Audacity, which I found out doesn't work right with Pulse Audio. I have since removed them and am looking for the best way to set up a DAW on my desktop.
3
votes
1answer
640 views

What is the best tool for converting and reading video to be played on DVD players?

Last time I tried Brasero it was very slow compared to anything on windows. If there is also a way to speed it up that would be great.
5
votes
5answers
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How can I split a mp3 file?

I have a big mp3 file, it comes from ripping a full cd. I would like to split it into one file per song. It will be great if it can split the file automatically, detecting the start and the end of ...
7
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6answers
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Software and scanner for scanning photographic slides?

I am searching for software and hardware for scanning slides to import to digitize my old pictures.. I have already a scanner working in Windows, but I would like to scan them directly in Ubuntu. ...
9
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3answers
3k views

Temperature indicator for gnome panel

Is there an indicator (a.k.a applet, launcher) that I can embed to my gnome panel which shows my cpu, gpu, hdd etc. temperatures?
10
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5answers
6k views

Software to create a video slideshow?

I have a bunch of pictures I'd like to make into a basic slideshow, as a video (e.g. mpeg/avi). What software is available to do this? I started using PiTiVi based on recommendation in another ...
3
votes
1answer
530 views

Bluetooth emulator

I am looking for a piece of software which simulates a Bluetooth device in Ubuntu 10.10. Because I have to test some Bluetooth applications, for example blueman. Thanks for help
0
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2answers
2k views

Any software to add subtitles to Xvid for playback on a PS3?

I watch a lot of foreign language films and it really annoys me to not be able to use my PS3 for them without hard coded subs. Is there a piece of software that will let me add the subtitles into the ...
5
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3answers
3k views

What is an alternative to PowerDesigner or IBM Rational Rose?

I need a powerful development manager like Sybase Power Designer or IBM Rational Rose that support use-case, sequence diagram, data flow diagram and ... Can somebody suggest a good alternative?
9
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5answers
2k views

Recommendations for a Windows Media Centre substitute?

Are there any suggestions for media centre that can be used on Ubuntu 10.10? I need a media centre which works as same as the Windows Media Centre, but I can drop the online shows =)
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3answers
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Disk Utility: What's the difference between “Unmount” and “Safe Removal”?

System > Administration > Disk Utility What's the difference between "Unmount Volume" and "Safe Removal"? Say you insert a flash drive and open the Disk Utility UI, if you click on "Safe Removal" you ...