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GUI tool to securely overwrite whole hard drive

My friend has a Windows laptop that we want to totally wipe and then turn over to a hardware technician (whom we don't trust with the data on the hard drive.) I want to securely wipe, rather than ...
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Looking for a music player that can filter by filename and play webm audio files

I am looking for a music player and organizer for Ubuntu 14.04 that can Filter/Search audio files by filename Play audio formats like webm, ogg I tried Clementine and Deadbeef but both of them ...
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Software to add watermark to photos in bulk?

Can anyone recommend any software that adds a watermark to photos in bulk? I've been searching for a while now and I haven't found any quality ones. Thank you
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Seeing System Operations

I would like to have something like this to be at the back of my desktop. At the right most of the desktop you can see the operations of the system and any other thing. How can I incooporate this ...
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One liner to convert small text string to PDF

I've been trying to find a way to create a simple PDF page from the terminal that contains only one string, for example, "Prelude". Some background: I use pdfunite to join music charts together into ...
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Is there any virtual 7.1 or 5.1 surround sound software for Ubuntu?

There are some software for us to virtual the 7.1 or 5.1 surround sound for headphones in Windows, such as Razer Surround, so I can watch movies with 7.1 surround sound. Is there anything like this ...
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What standalone databases with GUI are available for Ubuntu?

I have googled for this information and I am simply lost. I just need a simple, standalone and a single table database with GUI. I tried Libraoffice base, but it keeps giving me an error "S1000 ...
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I Can't Find Any Animation Software That Supports Sound

I just need a link to some animation software that supports sound. I've downloaded Pencil, Pencil2D, Synfig, and Tupi, but none of them seem to support sound, or aren't able to play the sound for some ...
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Is there a program on Ubuntu that will work out mortgage repayments?

I am lending a family member funds to buy a house (a contract for this loan is being drawn up by my solicitor). Is there a program on Ubuntu (I have Kylin on my computer) that will automatically show ...
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Convenient Terminal GNOME Extension which hides and unhides when key is pressed [duplicate]

Ideally I would like a way of easily toggling it so that a Terminal window (or something of the sort) appears over the top of everything when I press a certain keyboard shortcut and then disappears ...
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MS-SQl Server 2012 for ubuntu

is therer a way to install MS-SQL server 2012 on ubuntu 14.04 or something similar to it? Thank you in advance
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What is the best 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, what is the best, FREE anti-virus for Linux, ...
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How to change the location of the 'close' and 'minimize' window buttons?

I want to change the location of the 'close' and 'minimize' window. The default location is on upper left - and I want it to be on upper right. Screenshot attached
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What shell is the closest to C/C++ syntax?

I am new to the Linux world, and I have been using Windows and writing Visual C++ for the past year or so. I find that bash seems to be the most popular shell in the Linux world. Is there a Linux CLI ...
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unable to open mtp device ubuntu 14.04 for samsung neo plus

i am new in ubuntu and try to attach mob but it not open and alert it me unable to open mtp device i try different progranm install using terminal but not working sudo apt-get install mtpfs Ubuntu ...
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Is there an app which will allow me to draw on PDFs or JPGs? [closed]

I have looked in the app store, but probably missed the app. I need an app or two that will allow me to draw on a PDF or JPG. I am a designer who is often in the field or working remotely. Any app ...
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Are there any automatic time trackers for KDE desktop activities?

I'm using KDE activities for my few tasks. And I have to track time for each of them. Is there any time tracker software for KDE which can automatically track time for different activities while I'm ...
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How do I convert existing forms to fillable PDF's?

I know a solution for Windows, but I don't know a solution for Linux. The tool for Windows is for free and does the conversion automatically. I would like to have a software for Linux, which does the ...
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Ubuntu software to use keyboard keys for moving mouse--when Mouse Keys does not work

My right shoulder is really strained because of using the mouse. I have tried all sorts of ergonomic mice, but still no luck. I was trying to find a software on ubuntu that would let me use keyboard ...
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How can I see what application is using the internet?

I managed to download / upload 22GB of data on Friday, and 14.76GB of that was "off peak" - between Midnight and 8 am. I do not use the computer during those times, so I'm wondering what is using ...
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Music player with searchable library, that supports multiple artists?

I have a local library of many mp3 songs. I want a music player that fully supports multiple artists in a song. For example, in a list of all artists in my library, if a song has as artists: Michael ...
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Which linux git GUI client can checkout commit with a doubleclick?

I am looking for a linux gui client which can checkout a commit with a double click. I have just tried giggle, gitk, git-cola and git-gui. None of them have that option (or at least doesn't work out ...
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System wide rocker gesture for Ubuntu

Is it possible to add system wide rocker gesture for Ubuntu? Rocker gesture is basically a following sequence of events : ButtonPress event: mouse1 ButtonPress event: mouse3 ButtonRelease event: ...
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Is it important to install disk monitor on linux? [closed]

As a linux system security administrator & server manager?
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Free open source inventory management/invoicing software?

I'm looking for a free software solution for my shop. Basically, I need it to make invoices, manage the stock and a client db. If there is possibility to link it to a webshop, it's a plus.
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How to connect two or more mp4 files?

I have two mp4 files (part 1 and part 2 of a video with sound), and when one ends I want the other to begin, but this gets a little annoying because it is a music video and the sound has to stop while ...
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RAW image viewer with rating capability?

An image viewer that Can display (the embedded JPG inside) RAW files. Supports rating images and can write the ratings into the files. Does not need to "import" the images. I don't know anyone. ...
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How can I host multiple Python module docs locally?

I'd like to make a local documentation mirror for several Python modules. These modules already host docs on readthedocs.org or are self-hosted with Sphinx-like themes, so I know they're in ...
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How to convert Unicode font to Kruti Dev font in linux?

I want to convert Unicode font into Kruti Dev 010 .ttf type font in Linux. Many online converter websites are available, but some times I want quickly convert font when Internet connection is not ...
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How can I read out text on my computer?

By text I refer to different formats such as: A website opened in my web browser An article stored in my Pocket An email opened in Gmail through my web browser
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Any Alernative of StepShot for ubuntu?

I am looking a Application for ubuntu similar to Stepshot for linux. Is there any good alternative available for ubuntu ? i need automated tools which can take screenshot on every clicks and allows ...
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is php5-curl what I want?

I have an NGINX web-server, with php-fpm. I would like to install curl, but I’m not sure that php5-curl is the right package for my server. Should I be concerned? is there a more appropriate package? ...
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Can you download android applications with Unbuntu? [duplicate]

I just wanna know if you can, and what kind of applications can be downloaded
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Is there any Note taking applications that allows for typing and draing on touch screen?

I've looked at recommendations for other note-taking applications, but none of them have the feature i need. I would really like a note taking app thats allow for me to type up my notes, but also ...
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Is there a GaussView 5 Alternative?

I have Gaussian (G09) for Linux, but not gaussview5. What are some alternatives to guassview, to view Gaussian output files?
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Scidavis project corrupted on re-opening a saved project

I had fitted few graphs and plotted them in a SciDaVis project file and had saved it. I get the following error message while re-opening the project file. How can I solve this problem? My question ...
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How to search through all keyboard shortcuts that use a certain key?

I sometimes set keyboard shortcuts, but as there are so many keyboard shortcuts set on my system, it is hard to know what other keyboard shortcuts you might set off when setting and using a new one, ...
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Is there a software that periodically lets me do mental arithmetic exercises?

I am aware of my lazy nature and need to push myself towards doing some basic mental arithmetic from time to time. Therefore, I am looking for a software that periodically asks me to do a short mental ...
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Is there a PDF viewer for the CLI?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18 and I am wondering if there is a PDF viewer for the CLI? Let it preferably be one that can open encrypt documents, ask me for the password, and then be ...
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What are some good vpns clients for Ubuntu Linux? [closed]

I need to know if there are any vpn clients recommendation for Linux it is hard to find any particular one?
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Are there any basic templating preprocessors that I can use for nginx configuration files?

I've been using nginx variables to simplify my templates for a few years now. It turns out this is apparently a "rather slow" way of doing things and that my static configuration should be static. ...
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Tiling window manager with multimedia key support out of the box

I love tiling window managers. I tried i3wm the other day and loved it. However, I spent all day trying to get my multimedia keys to work. They never did. GNOME and Unity both recognize the key ...
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Compile and run extension for Notepadqq?

In our college we use a Windows-based text editor, TextPad, to compile and run Java programs using shortcuts: CTRL+1 to save & compile CTRL+3 to run the program At home, instead, I use ...
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Audio editing software with a similar workflow to Premiere Pro for video

Is there any software available that allows for multi-track audio editing, with a workflow similar to that of Adobe Premiere Pro for video editing? I'd like to be able to take lots of recordings of ...
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Preview ascii files in file explorer (eg nautilus) like in windows 8 under Ubuntu?

Is there a filebrowser that features a preview pane to preview Ascii files and images? Can I do that with nautilus? I'm looking for something similar to the Windows 8 file explorer. There you can ...
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how to blur specific part of video in linux? [duplicate]

I am not professional video editor. Also I did not have any previous experience of any video editing software. But I want some easiest user friendly quick method of video editing. How I can blur ...
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What application displays disk details?

Does anyone know a software like Crystalmark where can I see all the information about my disk? Crystalmark, unfortunately, is only available for Windows.
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Shorter way to go to specific directory path

Some time ago I saw that there is a possibility to go to a directory like /home/user/something/ by typing: cd /h/u/s and by hitting the TAB key. Can you remind me the name of this app / script / ...
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Best architecture for me

I've been using Linux for a couple of years now. My first Linux OS was Ubuntu, and since then I used Lubuntu, Xubuntu, Arch Linux, openSUSE and Debian. My computer specs are the following (really bad ...
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How to get an alert when my input volume is turned on and turn it off if I so desire?

As you can tell by the name, I am an extra paranoid Panda and in order to keep my bamboo safe I don't want my input volume to be on just in case if I get some spyware which listens to my sound input. ...