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Is there a graphical interface for archive compression in Ubuntu?

On Windows, I have used the program 7zip for nearly all of my compression tasks in the past. Now, after switching to Ubuntu, I also installed this program from the Software Center. After completion, I ...
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Is there a 'Power Monitor' for Ubuntu GNOME?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, and there is one thing lacking, a power monitor tool which will display the status, the one in Ubuntu MATE looks like this: Ubuntu (Unity) also ...
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Is there and software to split and rearrange an audio file easily?

I am looking for software that allows me to load an audio file make splits in it. I would like to then rearrange it to change what someone said :). I have seen many videos online where people have ...
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Video recording software

I run Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to record output from a digital decoder to disk so that it can be watched later on. Just to clarify the matter; instead of displaying, or while displaying, the output ...
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Recommendations for a simple screenshot annotation tool?

I am looking for a simple screenshot annotation tool with the following features: Crop Resize Blur Draw shapes and lines Add text
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File/folder protection that even government cannot break [closed]

If I have some intellectual property file that under no circumstances my competition can view, what is the best and most secure way to protect them? I know that there are many encryption apps for ...
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Need a simple program to poll and display language in X

I need a simple program to display information for me on screen. For example, I want a tiny box in the corner to tell me what the current language is. I envision that the program would just run a ...
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Newspaper graphic software [closed]

Does Ubuntu have software like Windows has Photoshop and In-design (Qwark and page maker) that one can efficiently use to lay newspaper and magazine pages in a quick and easy to learn manner?
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Help to find suitable cubify invent alternative for ubuntu

Does any one have a good or even better alternative for Cubify invent to draw 3D design for 3D printer?
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Software to Transcibe

Is there a software for Ubuntu to help in transcribing audio files? As I need a tool that helps me reverse on a 1-4 seconds basis.
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Is there any program for fuzzy string matching, which provides a match score?

I have list of strings in file A and file B. I want to take each string in file A and find the most similar string in file B. For this, I am looking for a tool that provides fuzzy comparing. for ...
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A music software to output two sound tracks on two audio outputs ?

I am looking for a music software to output two tracks on two different outputs (speakers and headset). I'd also like to easily swap outputs if possible. I am using a computer with an integrated ...
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Error installing , remove and 474 not upgraded

I'have Ubuntu 14.04 and i'will to installing the : sudo apt-get install cvs subversion build-essential git-core g++-multilib gcc-multilib if i do : sudo apt-get update the result is : Ign ...
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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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Is there a simple task planner for Ubuntu? [closed]

I am using gnome-fallback on my desktop and looking for a simple calendar/planner app in which I can easily make notes of the appointments and afterwards it reminds me of my appointments using some ...
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Clone Ubuntu system to a pendrive and make it bootable?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my laptop. Can I clone the entire system with apps, settings, etc on a USB 3 pendrive, and then boot from that on other computers as a portable Ubuntu installation to ...
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GUI tool for formating to exFAT

I just formated a partition to exFAT using the terminal command sudo mkfs.exfat -n. Is it possible to do the same thing using a GUI? Before people comment that the Terminal command works just fine (...
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Program with particular MS Paint feature?

I have been looking for an image editing program with a extremely convenient feature from Microsoft Paint. MS Paint allows you to hold the right mouse button while erasing over a region to erase ONLY ...
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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 java....
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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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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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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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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 Sphinx-...
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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