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A DLP solution for both ubuntu and windows

I am looking for a DLP solution for both Ubuntu and Windows. I know that there are many DLP products for windows but I couldn't find one that support ubuntu as well. OpenDLP is not good enough for me, ...
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Best office programme for Ubuntu with Wacom support? [closed]

Which is the best programme like LibreOffice Writer which has the option to use a Wacom pen tablet to draw in between the text in Ubuntu 14.04? My main purpose is to take physics notes; I have tried ...
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Screenshot tool with “copying into clipboard in jpeg format” function

I need to paste many screenshots into libreoffice calc document and i want minimize the size of file. I try to take screenshot with gnome-screenshot and with shutter. I make screenshot, copy into ...
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FlashPlayer open source alternative

I would like to know if there is any working open source alternative to flash player. I tried the lightspark tool, but it doesn't work in Chromium (or maybe I didn't install it correctly?). I did: ...
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I want to play DVD slide shows in Ubuntu. What program is the best?

I have several slide shows on DVDs and would like to play them on Ubuntu. What programs will support this action?
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Is there any application like catia or at least able to open catpart

Is there any application like Catia or at least able to open catpart? Was sombody able to install Catia on a virtual machine?
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Convert thousands of .pngs to animated .gif, `convert` uses too much memory

Many of the questions asking how to create an animated gif from a set of png images suggest to use a variant of ImageMagick's convert command: convert -delay 2 -loop 0 *.png animated.gif However, I ...
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Reference manager incompatibility

How do I deal with reference manager incompatibilities? I'm using CITAVI and it's only suitable (apparently) for the regular Os's. Is there a way to get rid of all these issues once and for all or ...
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I am looking for a way to read kindle books

I am looking to see if there is an application for reading kindle books on this system.
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Lightweight C/C++ editor with code completion and debugging

Ever since the debugger plugin for geany stopped working (see below), I am looking for an editor for C/C++ source files with the following features: Code completion (i.e., Intellisense-like ...
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Best graphics program [closed]

I am using ubuntu 14.04 and i am web developer and designer. I am using linux cause sass and terminal usage when developing, i would use mac but don't have money to buy it. I need good graphics ...
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Desktop Environment dilemma

I have a big dilemma. I'm using Lubuntu right now, but! I love the most Unity desktop environment, but it uses too much RAM. I love Gnome-shell, but LXDE uses much less RAM. Is there a Desktop ...
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Resizing a selected area in a PDF

I am looking for a program that can resize a selected area in a PDF. E.g. on Microsoft Windows with Microsoft Paint I can use the "Resize" feature: (but Microsoft Paint doesn't support PDF and is ...
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Video player that can show specific area of video?

There are some videos that have a black area/region/section/whatever-its-called in its top and bottom. So, the video can't be played in fullscreen even though it's fullscreen. Is there any video ...
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Fitbit Graphical interface ubuntu

Fitbit snycs etc etc, I am just curious if anyone knows of software to go with it like windows has. (There is no issue with it syncing w the USB adapter and uploading the info 2 their server)
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Is it possible to transform sublime text or emacs to something like bpython?

I'm using sublime text 3 and I like it a lot, but maybe a bit more love for bpython. It detects what libraries are installed and has autocompletion for codes that weren't previously written in the ...
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Is there a human readable strace alternative?

I want to know what files a process accesses. strace can provide me with that information, but the output of strace is rather "raw". Is there anything that provides similar functionality, but in a ...
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Checking computer working, processes etc

I would like to know if there is some software to check the computer working, I mean is the CPU overloaded, is the temperature of motherboard ok, what processes are running etc? Sometimes I hear the ...
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OSS alternative to Adobe reader for filling online pdf forms

I need a software that can fill online pdf forms, without downloading them. Evince does fill forms but only offline, and adobe reader works with firefox online but it is not Open source. I am looking ...
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Please recommend a tool of terminal cast

I'd like to show some of my live actions in terminal, and their output to some people around the global. I could use tools like VNC on this. But since terminal data is way simpler than GUI, I wonder ...
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Is there a Fraps like recording software for Ubuntu w/ Microphone support?

Is there a program that works like Fraps? I specifically would like to have these features: The record hotkey. Microphone support. And the ability to change the video output folder.
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How to easily install any GPG GUI on Ubuntu that actually works?

I am trying to install any GnuPG GUI for easy encryption/decryption of text, and I feel like I am in bizarro world where nothing works at all. On Mac OS X, I use GPGTools and it works flawlessly, so I ...
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Looking for network surveillance tool

I sometimes use / test software that cannot be found in the apt tree. The software comes from all over the internet. When executing the software I create an extra user for this particular software and ...
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Is there a finale replacement for Ubuntu?

What is the best alternative to Finale (capable of opening and editing .mus files) on Ubuntu 14.04?
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Is there a tool for live subtitling?

For an international congress I have been tasked with organising translations. Speakers will host presentations in different languages. The translating bit itself seemed to be resolved, but we would ...
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installing mini ccnx

I want to install mini ccnx from the following site: https://github.com/chesteve/mn-ccnx/wiki/Installing I downloaded and installed all the requirement programs and then ran: sudo apt-get install ...
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Fast PDF reader that remembers the last viewed page

I have tried a few pdf readers : Adobe , foxit , and evince . However, all of them have one basic flaw/ short coming compared to their windows and android counterparts. I have pdf files with many ...
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remote support of Ubuntu 14.4 on Hyper V

I have installed Ubuntu 14.4 in a virtual server on my MS server 2008 box. It (the Linux) is one of several servers running in my local environment. I want to remotely connect to the server without ...
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What are the opensource alternatives for MS Project in order to manage Project management?

Can anybody suggest some project management open source alternative software for MS PROJECT?
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Software Engineering UML modeling Tool For Ubuntu [duplicate]

I need UML modeling tool for Ubuntu such as STARUML. I need to design Sequences, Activity, UseCases for My Projects.
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What is the most appropriate git server for Ubuntu 14.04?

There is an old gitosis install guide at the Community Wiki where one of the opening paragraphs is the following: WARNING This guide is written for Gitosis, which has been out of active ...
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Similar software to Clarify

I'm looking for something similar to Clarify, but, for Ubuntu. Is there one available?
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How to meak LiveUSB(Whit Wifislax 4.9) in ubuntu 14.04 LTS? [duplicate]

I want to make LiveUSB in Ubuntu but I can't, I have tried Unetbootin ( but I can't select USB device), Stick disc creator ( but I cant select .iso file, and the program show me an error), and I have ...
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Sending IR signals with Ubuntu via command line?

I would like my Ubuntu computer to be able to control my TV via comman line. This could be done via infrared remote control. Is there a list of compatible IR hardware? For example USB devices? What ...
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Software for organizing a folder

I have a folder with a lot of e-books and I want them to be organized in different categories both logically and visually. What I mean is to provide both a good way to access what I need easily and ...
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Run two programs parallel with wine

I have two softweare (.exe) files for two different systems. One of them performs as server and other acts as a client. They are not installed on system but only run as .exe file in windows. How can ...
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How to lock an application screen?

I know how to make an application screen always appear on top, but is there anyway to lock it in place and run in real time(for example, a movie clip runs in a borderless window at some part of the ...
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Any application wherein i can create photo mosaic [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu and I wonder if there's an application that i can install so I can create mosaic out of my photos. Any help is much appreciated.
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Web Based SSH Client That Supports Google Authenticator

Does anyone know of a web-based SSH client that supports Google Authenticator? ShellInABox does not seem to at this time.
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Creating interactive prototypes in Ubuntu

I will be working on Ubuntu as a UX designer and was wondering if any other UXer in the same situation can recommend software to produce fairly advanced interactive prototypes. I'm thinking something ...
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Monitor the portion of display for changes

Is there any application which would allow me to monitor a part of my display for changes. Assume that the area in question is graphical and that some amount of changes can be ignored. In the perfect ...
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Audio recording software with tuner?

I've used Mixcraft on Windows, and one great feature is that it can have a tuner display when recording. This helps me play in tune when playing my woodwind instruments (mainly Ocarina). I am ...
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Ubuntu Newbie - Boot Device Not Found After Installing Ubuntu

I have an HP ENVY TouchSmart m7-j010dx Notebook PC. I installed a 2nd drive on it, a Sanyo 250GB SSD. On that 2nd drive, I installed the latest version of Ubuntu. I just followed the prompts and ...
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Use RFID card on Ubuntu

I am presently working on RFID-based Java application. I am not able to use RFID reader on my Ubuntu 14.04. Can you please let me know if i have to install any packages or any particular cable ...
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Take your OS away on USB stick?

I went back to Ubuntu after longer time, my Vaio is running 14.04 last 10 days and I'm really happy with it..Systemback works wonders xD I'm wondering if there is a way to run/sync your OS to USB ...
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Dwell clicking software that supports right-dragging and allows to define shortcuts for Kubuntu

Is there any dwell clicking software for Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4? Ideally it should supports as many following features as possible: left and right-dragging double/triple click a shortcut can be ...
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Is there a PDF viewer that supports password protected files (username and password)?

I need a pdf viewer that supports password protected files, I don't want to crack the files or anything like that I have the required information. The thing is that Document Viewer asks for a password ...
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Convert SVG to PDF on several sheets

I have a SVG file created in Inkscape. I want to print it on multiple sheets to finally form a big poster. I need these multiple sheets converted to a PDF so I can print it from any operating system. ...
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Meme Generator for Ubuntu 14.04

I want free meme generator application just for fun. Is there any for Ubuntu 14.04. I have searched software center and Google but could't find it!
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How to edit tags in AAC files?

In the old days, there used to be an EasyTag extension specifically for this purpose. Today there does not seem to be one and EasyTag does not list AAC files in its GUI. Rythmbox issues an error ...