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GUI program to shred or wipe files with options to make sure they are unrecoverable?

I have a quick question about file shredding. Is there any application with graphical interface capable of shredding files and folders? I know bleachbit has that feature but there are no options or ...
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Is there a lightweight tool to crop images quickly?

I need to crop images often - photos, printscreens, etc., and loading gimp for such a simple task takes way too long. Can you recommend a more robust alternative?
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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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Sharing files over Internet

I'm running a headless Ubuntu server at home, and I’m wondering if there are any good programs for having a website with your files on it. Basically like Twonky, except less awful.
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How can I download an entire website?

I want to download a whole website (with sub-sites). Is there any tool for that?
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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's the best speech recognition software for Ubuntu?

Can someone please suggest to me a good speech recognition software for Ubuntu? I want a software which controls everything. Like for example, on the login screen instead of typing password I can ...
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What trusted file cleaning tools are available for Ubuntu?

I want to get a trusted file cleaning tool to remove unwanted files. When I try to add the Ubuntu Tweak repository it says it is from an untrusted repository. So, are there any trusted file ...
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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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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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Image viewer without antialiasing

I need an image viewer with following features: Infinite zoom in and zoom out. No antialiasing. I want to see pixels as is and as close as I want to. Mouse control. (optional) Show pixel ...
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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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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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Are there any good programs to learn Dvorak? [on hold]

How do I learn Dvorak typing in Ubuntu? I'm planning to learn one of the Swedish dvorak versions included in Ubuntu. Is there a good program to learn dvorak (sv)? I've linked the version that I want ...
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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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Desktop Client for Google+ and Hangout

Is there any app that I can use to do Google Hangout from within my Ubuntu Desktop like Skype? Also, How can I integrate Google+ account with Ubuntu?
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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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Please recommend a hex editor for shell

Can you recommend a hex editor that can be run from shell? I need to be able to edit not only view the content.
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simple Speech recognition under linux

Anyone have a simple tutorial for running speech recognition under linux? I see that pocketsphinx is available as a binary download in the software centre, but running it from terminal fails reporting ...
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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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flv to mp4 converter in Trusty

Anybody recommend a GUI app (preferably in Ubuntu repos) to convert from .flv to .mp4 other than Transmageddon? Transmageddon now crashes in Trusty.
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Is there a copy handling progam available that can queue, pause and resume?

Is there a copy handling progam available for ubuntu? Something similar to Copy Handler on Windows which can queue, pause and resume files being copied?
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What Application Indicators are available?

I installed Ubuntu 11.04 on one of my systems and I am using the Unity interface. Unity is working quite well so far but I really miss panel applets for net speed, cpu temp, and system monitor. ...
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Graphical Traceroute with Map from Repository

It seems like xt (xtraceroute) has been dropped from the repository, does anyone know of another graphical traceroute program in the main repos which draws maps? If not, then a loose deb package will ...
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What server control panels are available for Ubuntu Server?

As a dedicated Ubuntu server or as a VPS, I am looking for a web control panel, something like cPanel which is something like a web administrator for a server. I have not used any on Linux since I do ...
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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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Is there a program that can put some kind of visual notification on my screen for use with the alarm clock app?

I use the 'alarm-clock-applet' to notify me every so often to take a break from looking at my screen and give my eyes a bit of a rest. The interface is clunky, but it works. One issue I'm having, ...
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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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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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Voice Recorder for 14.04

For few days I've been trying to find a voice recorder, but I'm frustrated. Skype working fine and alsamixer I'm using pulseaudio. When I open the below softwares, my microphone stops working, ...
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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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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 any GUI application for command rsync?

I am currently synchronize between local folders in my computer by following command: rsync -av --delete "[source]" "[destination]" Now I want to do this via GUI. so, Is there any GUI available for ...
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20answers
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How to create a screencast?

How can I create a screencast on Ubuntu? The app I'm looking for has ideally all of these features: Can record in a format that can be played back easily on any platform and/or accepted by youtube ...
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What kinds of desktop environments and shells are available?

This question exists as it fills a specific criterion. While you are encouraged to help maintain its answers, please understand that "big list" questions are not generally allowed on Ask Ubuntu and ...
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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 ...
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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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What is a good Amazon S3 client?

I've been using the Amazon S3 Management console to browse my S3 files. Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to be able to sort files (in a given bucket) by anything other than whatever its default is (...
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I am looking for an IDE like a Pyscripter for coding Python

I was using Pyscripter on Windows, but there is not a version for Ubuntu. I want three functions in the IDE: Editor(it has function 2-auto-completion) Auto-completion (dynamic indicate by the ...
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How do I edit text in a scanned .jpeg?

I need to upload a scanned image as a PDF document. After scanning the document, I have a .jpeg with small text that I want to edit before converting to PDF for the upload. I have never done this ...
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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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Reliable bootable USB creator in Ubuntu

I need a reliable application which will make usb pen drives bootable. Recently, I tried creating a bootable lubuntu-13-04-alternate usb on a ubuntu 12.10 system but ended up with 'boot error' when ...
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Are there any good antivirus for Kubuntu/Ubuntu as of 2015? [closed]

OK, I do have to admit I am somewhat new to Linux,(I'm used to Windows), and that's why I'm asking all of these questions about Kubuntu. As of 2015, are there any good, FREE anti-virus programs for ...
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I want to learn SQL and PL/SQ, what database should I use?

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 and I want to learn SQL and PL/SQL. Can someone please advice me the most suitable database that I should install?
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How to set-up my own cloud server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make my own Dropbox / Ubuntu One server at home I am a student, 17 years of age and wanting to access all of my files at greatest ease. i would like to have a system like ...
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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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Are there any good podcast clients for Ubuntu and alternatives?

I was really curious to know the answer to this one. I tried a little bit of search on the forum but there was not a question like this (although I may be wrong, and if I am, please direct me to the ...
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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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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 ...