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Problem with HeeksCAD

I cannot make it work, I have no more ideas. Please, can anyone tell me if there is another 3D CAD similar to HeeksCAD? Every .deb of HeeksCAD are broken, I downloaded the code, and it is missing ...
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How to make annotations on .PDF files like on Okular, but without using Okular? What .PDF viewer should I use?

So guys, I'm answering some question from a school test (saved in .pdf) and I would like to do it like I did once on Okular, using a cursor-pen to mark the alternatives. Like on this screenshot from ...
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How do I securely store passwords? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Password Management Applications? How do I securely store passwords in Ubuntu? Are there any tools available for this?
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How do I upgrade to the latest Java 7 while not losing my existing Java dependencies and add-ons?

$ uname -a Linux X51 3.0.0-12-generic #20-Ubuntu SMP Fri Oct 7 14:56:25 UTC 2011 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux $ java -version java version "1.6.0_23" OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea6 1.11pre) ...
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multilingual dictionary for ubuntu with IPA

I am looking for a multilingual dictionary for ubuntu with these features 1. IPA 2. English 3. Japanese 4. Korean I have found several but none of them have IPA. OS: Ubuntu 11.10
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Desktop widget to show list of tasks

In Unity Ubuntu 11.10 how I can have a screenlet with a list of tasks to do? For example: 1- Update system. 2- Check mailbox. and so on. Thanks in advance.
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Which Webcam software provides live “fire effects”?

I am looking for a webcam app that creates Live Effects. Cheese has 9 effects but it does not have the Fire Effect I am looking for. An effect I saw several years ago with a Flash web app. By fire ...
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easy backup solution from windows to ubuntu server 11.10

Well for the last week I tried setting up amanda on my Ubuntu server 11.10. I should start out by saying that i'm fairly new to Ubuntu. Well I googled and read guides and tutorials and no matter what ...
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Alternative to LightDM for multi-user machines?

I run several multi-user machines and am having several issues with user management and security relating to LightDM in 11.10, specifically: 1) Shutdown is not working from either the Desktop or the ...
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Logkeys and screen capture [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to run logkeys I am a kind of newbie and need to get control over my pupils, i. e. work at a youth home and have to have total control over the internet activity of ...
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785 views

What software can I use test the performance of my system?

I installed Ubuntu (11.10 64bit) to my new laptop (Asus A53E-XT4), and would like to test capabilities, especially it's 6GB's of RAM. Is there any software in the Software Center (or on the web), ...
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What software can I use to record video from an EasyCAP capture card? [closed]

I have a capture card (an Easycap) hooked up to my Xbox 360 with the component cords and plugged into my computer through USB. I can record this with "Cheese Webcam", but I don't really like the ...
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Ubuntu Equivalent to Dreamscapes?

In Windows Vista Ultimate, there was a feature called DreamScapes that let you set any wmv file as your desktop background and thereby have a moving desktop. There was a program that let users of ...
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What software is available for iPod synchronization?

What software is available for iPod music, contacts and calender syncing with an iPod Mini 2G?
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Blackberry and Ubuntu. As easy to connect?

How to connect Ubuntu to Blackberry? I'm tired, have no kits for handling or PLS-friendly software for managing smartphone. Above all BlackBerry. What software should I use to use as transmission ...
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Alternatives to default copy/move manager

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 and I want to know if there is any other copy/move manager rather than default. Some features which I would in the copy manager are: auto start as my session start copy and ...
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How do I open the Disk Utility in the Unity Desktop environment?

I am new to Ubuntu and have installed it side by side with windows 7. Both boot up okay, my problem is I can't get to disk utility to create a partition that I can share between both OSs. Help says go ...
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What Firewall, anti DDOS and anti Brute-Force managers exist in Ubuntu

I have heard of ufw and of course using iptables but is there any other firewall or port manager for incoming/outgoing connections. I am also looking for GUI based ones apart from terminal ones and a ...
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Open source app for mounting, extracting, creating ISOs

I really need a Open source app that can handle: Mounting of ISO Extraction of ISO Creation of ISO from a real CD/DVD
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Looking for mass cropping software

I'm looking for a tool than runs on Ubuntu that can let me: Open an image in a folder which has thousands Crop and rotate it Save as a copy, automatically named (not manually), with one click. ...
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Is there any alternative to the Mac OS X dashboard?

As the title states, does anyone know of a dashboard alternative for Ubuntu? This is useful feature in Mac OS X, middle-clicking on the mouse brings up a customizable page where you can put anything ...
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How to convert a .pdf file into a folder of images?

I have some .pdf files that I would like to convert to my preferred reading format of .cbr or .cbz or, if this isn't directly possible, I need to extract all pages from the .pdf as images and then ...
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Open Source alternatives to Windows Live Writer [duplicate]

Is there any open source software that can rival Windows Live Writer
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1answer
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I need an Open source Dreamweaver alternative [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Basic Web Development IDE/Editor like Dreamweaver? am using ubuntu and i need an Open source Dreamweaver alternatives i hope to fide software that help me to do my ...
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What blogging clients are available? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Blog editor software? I regularly blog on both Wordpress and Blogger platform and as such, desktop clients are far more convenient than browser based clients. When I ...
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Open source alternatives to CyberCafe Pro [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a Cyber-Cafe program for server-client places (Internet Cafe) I am looking for some great open source alternatives that is very easy to set up and administer. ...
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Is there a Global Tool for Measuring the Dimensions of Anything that's Rendered on your Desktop? Alternative to kruler?

I do a lot of webdesigning, and often I have to compare the browser-rendered results to the layouts. Is box so-and-so really 25px away from box such-and-such. Yet for every aspect there is a ...
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What really light Ubuntu releases are there?

I want a really light Ubuntu release so I get as much as possible out of my computer. I will only use this one for gaming, that's why I need to get as much out of my laptop as possible. I want: Low ...
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Is there any ereader-like program? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ebook Reader Software I would like to have an ereader-like program to read books that I downloaded off of this website: ...
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1answer
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How to stop disconnecting when using ALFA wireless USB device?

my Internet keep disconnecting every 3 minutes, Ubuntu connected to Internet using my ALFA Wireless adapter AWUS036H without any drivers, but still i get disconnects.. should i install driver for my ...
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Alternative to Gnote when using Unity

I like the Gnote is a great application but unfortunately has no app icon, I would like to know if there is any alternative to Gnote working in the systray of Unity. Note: Tomboy is not an option
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Is there any alternative to Workrave in 11.10?

Workrave package had removed from Oneiric, and setting for blocking screen removed from Gnome 3 (it was in keyboard settings in Gnome 2). Is there any alternative to control working time on computer ...
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1answer
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Simple and convenient programs for blogging

I want to write a blog just for myself. Is there any simple and convenient programs to do that? :)
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Is there an e-mail client which does not need to download mail?

I would like to know if there is a mail client that just "reads" and sends emails without having to download them on the hard drive, due to limited disk space. The advantage over using a web mail ...
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Are there any good screencasters that can run in Wine? [closed]

I need to make some tutorials and I'm having a lot of problems in Ubuntu 11.10 64bits + GNOME Shell. Tibesti doesn't work. Kazam doesn't work too. gtk-recordmydesktop doesn't work on GNOME Shell ...
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What package is meant to replace thinkfinger in 11.10?

My laptop has a fingerprint reader that until 11.10 I used via thinkfinger. That package is no longer in the repositories, but I assume there’s a different package meant to support fingerprint ...
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problem with QuickTime dmuxer in Totem player (.mp4 and .mov files)

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 and install ubuntu-restricted-extras but Totem player still unable to play .mp4 and .mov files it also search for suitable plugins and no packages found. VLC media player can ...
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2answers
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Is there a chat application that supports a proxy?

I've upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 and it seems that it has a lack of support for internet connections with a proxy. Pidgin has stopped working, and when I go to the Proxy tab, under the settings window, ...
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Which RDP client have possibility to mount disks from client PC?

Until Ubuntu 11.10 came out Terminal Server Client in Ubuntu 11.04 offered the possibility of mounting hard drives from client side. I just wonder if there is such client that offer such possibility. ...
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How can I edit GTK+3 themes (preferably with a GUI)?

(similar problem to one in a question I had before, but I need multiple solutions, and I felt they were better organized as separate questions) Upgrading from 11.04 to 11.10 did away with my themes, ...
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Need a decent wallpaper changer for Ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I create a desktop wallpaper slideshow? What is a good reliable wallpaper manager/switcher/changer/etc for Ubuntu 11.10? I used to use Desktopnova in 11.04 but ...
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How can I use my GPass data?

There are two parts here: It appears that GPass is dropped in oneiric so can anyone recommend a new password manager? Is there a way to open the file created with GPass, or do I need to recover the ...