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Landscape-like tool to distribute security upgrades to OS?

i'm looking for an alternative to Landscape, Spacewalk (for RHEL), or CTL to perform a specific job. I need to control and apply OS upgrades on ubuntu systems, for 100+ servers, and so far i wasn't ...
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File transfer indicator applet?

In gnome-shell when you do a file transfer you get a icon appear in the bar at the top, I know in unity it shows you the information in the unity Launcher, but I have that set to autohide, so I was ...
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how to sync clipboard between ubuntu desktop and android phone?

Is there's any way by which I can sync clipboard ubuntu 12.04 with android phone with jellybean 4.1.2 preferably over same wifi network or over internet if that's not possible. In windows there's a ...
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Is there any software for tracking TV shows?

I'm looking for a software to track my favorite TV shows on Ubuntu 13.04 to know when next episodes will be on air. Is there any to recommend me?
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How to transfer an iPhoto Library to a file based structure and how to manage them properly?

I need to export my old iPhoto Library to a file based structure similar to the format of shotwell. There are some possiblities: Just use the iPhoto Master folder Use Shotwell to import the photos ...
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Is there an application similar to Everdesk for linux/ubuntu?

I am looking for a file manager that stores emails together with other documents in the same folders similar to Everdesk.
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Alternative for CSI ETABS

Hi I just wanted now an alternative for ETABS program in Ubuntu . ETABS is a civil engineering program that design and analyse steel and concrete structures using finite element method. There is more ...
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Is there a program or somehow to get mousekeys on Ubuntu 12.04

Mousekeys is a feature on Windows that allows you to press buttons on your keyboard and your mouse goes to in a certain direction and certain distance. Is there a program or built in feature like ...
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CPU undervolting GUI software?

I have Lenovo B580 laptop with core i3. I've followed tutorial to install phc kernel and then phc software to undervolt but this soft is too complicated. Is there any other program whitch is able to ...
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Qute — Worthy or what's its analogue?

Friends, I wanted to use Qute on my Ubuntu 12.04. There are a couple of problems: It relies on a dead project. One has to compile the files there. The question now is: is it worth the pain to ...
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Is there a per-application volume control indicator?

There was per-application volume control applet for Gnome 2. There is a per-app volume control extension for Gnome-Shell. Is there any indicator applet for Unity like this two?
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What apps are available for use with a touchscreen?

What apps are there to download from the Ubuntu Software Center that have been developed with a touchscreen in mind?
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Simple program like ratmenu/9menu that can use images as menu items

I'd like to be able to select an album by looking through album covers and launch any mp3 player on it or select an image album by scrolling through sample thumbnails and launch any image viewer on ...
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How to play realmedia / SMIL / rtsp audio references with start/end points

I'm trying to play the song referenced at A Prairie Home Companion: May 6, 2006 - Moonlight on the Colorado River lyrics. For some of my friends, the "listen" link there plays just the song whose ...
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How do I convert my recorded voice to text in a file?

I need a TALK to TEXT program to speak to the computer and have it write my reports. I have problems with my wrist and can not type fast. I'm working with the Linux system. I need a link to install ...
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Which Notes-apps featuring notes that stick to the desktop are available for Unity

I'm looking for something like stickynotes or xfce4-notes. I read the former is not supported anymore. Does the latter work well in Unity?
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Excellent ruler software that can freely rotate

I've used Kruler and Screenruler, but they do not fit my purposes as they can't rotate freely. So, is there any ruler software that allows freehand rotation? To be honest, a simple rectangle shape on ...
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What is a good alternative to the sux command?

With the coming 14.04 release sux (wrapper around su which will transfer your X credentials) is no longer included in Ubuntu. (I think it is being removed because it is being pulled from Debian, ...
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Facebook client that shows whole message history

I tried many Facebook clients but I still miss one specific feature: showing all messages. Both Thunderbird and Pidgin show all messages I sent over this client but not the other messages. Does ...
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Tool to Fetch and Embed Movie Poster in File

I have a collection of movies in a directory on my computer. I am looking for a tool that can process this directory, look the movies up online (i.e. on IMDB), fetch the movie poster/DVD cover, and ...
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GNU/Linux interactive table content GUI editor?

I often find myself in the need to gather data (say from the internet), into a table, for comparison reasons. I usually need the final table output in HTML or MediaWiki mostly, but often times also ...
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Parental Controls

Just updated my son's PC with saucy & wondered if there is a simple way of adding parental controls to it? I looked into DansGuardian but I don't have a server...and I'm not well versed in ...
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Software for aiding in printing photos

I wanted to know if there is any software to print photos, which can frame the photo and also change the size of it. I have two printers canon and while I found the drivers and work, Ubuntu 12.04 will ...
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Bookmarks indicator

I just realized that I would like a bookmark indicator -- not a menu, but a stretch of buttons on the indicator taskbar on the top of the Ubuntu desktop that can directly be clicked to call a ...
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How to fix ogg tags?

I am searching a command-line tagging tool that supports ogg-tagging and allows to change encoding to the tags.
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Way To Resolve Problem With GADMEI TV Tuner

I am having a Gadmei UTV382e USB TV tuner. In Sri Lanka. mostly used TV tuner is Gadmei. Other brands are rarely found. In this TV tuner chip, there isn't a driver for Linux. Can it be driven from a ...
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Please someone tell me What is the best and working Remastering tool for Ubuntu

I've tried many remastering tools like UCK & Ubuntu Builder both not worked can someone please suggest me a better and working Remastering tool Thanks for the help...
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Is there a software to analyze and improve video sound quality on ubuntu?

I have tons of youtube videos (ones that I downloaded with the downloadhelper) that I use at home to listen to music using VLC (which obviously plays the video too....and it makes a perfect ...
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Is there a way to push contrast, brightness and saturation in X11 for arbitrary applications?

I'm looking for something like Compiz-style controls for opacity, brightness and saturation which can push values for contrast, brightness and saturation beyond the 100% limit in Compiz. Basically, ...
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Any Ideas on a Better Browser Enabled Cloud Desktop using Ubuntu 12.04, Gnome and Amazon Web Services?

I am currently using NoMachine's NX Web Companion free product using java as well as FreeNX to access a Gnome GUI Ubuntu 12.04 instance running on Amazon Web Services Free Tier ec2. What I have ...
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Why can't I screenshare properly?

When I am using very popular screensharing software (Skype, Teamviewer) The applications are running fine on my end, but on my partner's end(viewing my screen) they say they can't see anything. Is ...
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Nitro Tasks not generating “todo.txt”

I have started using Nitro Tasks and while current version 1.5 should feature automatic generation of "todo.txt" when syncing with Ubuntu One, I don't see this file. It should be found in the Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu friendly Pedometer without cloud enforcement (data must be local)

Can you recommend me a Pedometer for Ubuntu? no cloud enforcement no online account on web interface data local with local software for analysis Does Nike Fuel Band, FitBit and others work on ...
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Which media server for these requirements

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 server edition and am looking for a media centre server daemon that meets the following requiments: upnp/dlna streams photo audio and video transcode video from h264 mkvs on ...
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Are there any video or Audio encryption software avialable in ubuntu 12.04 repositories

I have to submit my Video presentation and other pptx files so i need them to be encrypted. . Is there any Software or Application available in Ubuntu 12.04 Repositories for doing this. I tried this ...
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reducing file size of animated gif

After converting 4 *.mov files to 4 *.mp4 files, then to animated gif online, the file sizes range from 22mb to 50mb; to insert them into a power point is useless if it takes a half hour to load each ...
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Absolute basic MQ wanted - command line driven

I am looking to install a very basic command line accessible MQ product. It will be run on Ubuntu 12.04 lts, and should be able to support multiple readers. Any products I should be looking at?
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How can I open a OneNote File?

I am not precisely looking for an alternative for Microsoft Office OneNote. I have received a really important file and I need to open it, it is a OneNote file (.one extension). Also whenever I try ...
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JRE for Ubuntu 12.10 other than Openjdk and Oracle JRE

I am trying to get JOdin, a java implementation of Odin suite for samsung phones to work in Ubuntu 12.10. On the first run of JOdin, I got a message stating that I need a newer version of java ...
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Software for game development in linux

Is there any software like Unity that is supported by Linux for game development? I am really curious to know if there is any, as I am interested in learning game development but am confused whether ...
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JLink IDE and uploading to a development board

I'm starting to get int the basics of electronics and I have a development board and using a J-Link (Segger) to hopefully debug and upload to the board. The problem is that I cannot figure out how to ...
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Is there any software that can interface between linux and apple?

As far as I can tell there is nothing an iphone or other apple device can link up with Ubuntu but is the any can kind of bridging software that will work and if not is there any development project ...
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Web Application to show CONCISE system status of multiple servers

I've long since been interested in a fairly particular kind of global status report. It seems there are loads of great log consolidation options out there, like syslog servers (not to mention splunk). ...
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Software to detect my keyboard layout. “< >” button types “` ~”

My keyboard has a button with the signs: ">" and "<". This button types "`" and "~" instead. It's located up to the left of the 1 button. There are also 2 more messed up buttons. Anyways I don't ...
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how do I transcode some web video streams on the fly

I am not even sure how to ask this exactly so i'll try to explain in the best possible way. I want to turn a pc of mine in a transcoder + video broadcast server. The content is already out there on ...
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Unable to access BSNL-3G after installing Sakis3G for Ubuntu 13.10. Kindly help me

Ubuntu 13.10 is installed on my Dell Inspiration 15 - 3537 laptop. BSNL USB modem has Software LW273V1.2 and Hardware U302_M343_P1_V1.0. Ubuntu unable to detect modem and I am unable to access the ...
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Notify me when a LTSP client inserts a USB

I want a script/software to notify when an USB is connected to LTSP client machines. How to show notification when a usb device is inserted? This question has an answer but for Ubuntu version <12. ...
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Webinar service that works on Ubuntu

I am looking for a webinar service that works for Ubuntu both for participants and presenters. I tried anymeeting.com but it does not work for presenters. GotoMeeting says they work for Windows / Mac ...
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Show all network entities that are in range

On Ubuntu, what program could I use to show all network entities that any of my network cards can communicate with within the network, I see what is communicating with what, including what things are ...
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Is there an application that allows people to share real objects?

For example, if I have a load of useful stuff, to be able to list it and allow other users with an account, to be able to see what I have and request to borrow it. Like a peer-to-peer library. I'm ...