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Alternative/Indicator to Dash search bar

Is there any Alternative/Indicator to Dash search for searching and opening applications & files? How to install it in Ubuntu 14.04?
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Will my HP officejet 6600 print and scan on Ubuntu?

I am on XP ready to try Ubuntu. Will my HP 6600 print, scan and work wirelessly? How about programs like Dragon Simply Speaking, AutoCAD and Garmim Map Updates?
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is there any calculator in software centre which could solve quadratic equations?

I want good scientific calculator which can calculate the roots of any quadratic equation just by entering the quadratic equation first of all is any app like those there in ubuntu software centre??
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(software-properties-gtk) double running in the same OS. Is it a problem?

I am new here :) and starting studies. I found 2 files same name on Central de Programas do Ubuntu 14.04 lts generic. Is it normal? best regards (y)
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Terminal Emulator adds viewpoint

I need to connect to a linux server running Rocket Software D3 multivalue database on our network from my ubuntu 14.04 desktop. The connection can be either telnet or ssh but, I need the ADDS ...
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How can I make Rythmbox (or Banshee) scan a specific directory for .is_audio_player

I would like to configure (or cheat) Rhythmbox to treat an arbitrary directory (network share), so that I can automatically use it to send my music there (and convert it to suitable formats using ...
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triple booting on ubuntu

I have Windows 8, Windows 7 and Ubuntu x86 installed on my PC. When I boot, GRUB2 comes up so I can boot. I want to uninstall Windows 8 but keep Windows 7. How would I do this without breaking my ...
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Is there a better alternative to Gnumeric? [closed]

I opened a bounty to this question. Until someone answers it, I have to assume that Gnumeric cannot swap rows. This is an excel, .ods file. Suppose column A isn't sorted, I want to sort the entire ...
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Somethign similar to notification center?

Does software exist for ubuntu 14.04, which would notify you about facebook notifications, notify you about new emails and so on? If so, I would like to ask you to mention it. Thanks.
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How to combine/merge pages in pdf file (GUI)?

I want to combine two pages in pdf file into single page. Consider I have a pdf file in which there are two pages, now I want to combine two pages into (single) one, No-matter for (how-long) ...
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How can I select a word or phrase with my cursor and have it defined?

In OS X I can select a word or phrase and define it, but that is not possible on my Xubuntu 14.04. Is there a way I can do this?
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Sound morphing software

I need real-time sound morphing software for linux, but I can't find anything. Something ib Ubuntu software center didn't started, and astersk-voicechanger is uninstallable. In windows there is a ...
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Ebook managing tool [closed]

I'm searching for ebook managing tool that make possible to search text in all ebooks in specified directory. It would be nice if this tool will have GUI. Something like Banshee for mp3 files.
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Is there a standalone graphical application for configuring Network Manager?

I was working through a kiosk computing question yesterday. Somebody is trying to deploy Ubuntu as a single-application appliance in a way that they can hand the machine to a client and it'll let them ...
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which is better, “Install ubuntu alonside windows” or “something else”

i just downloaded the latest version of ubuntu (14.04) and before im doing the installation through USB i want to know, which way is better; i already have a win7 SO and want to keep it, i saw a lot ...
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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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Running ios and windows apps from ubuntu

Is there any way to compile windows or ios phone apps from ubuntu ? If "yes" what kind of program should I be using ?
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Installation guide for multiple servers using Cockpit

I found this project can handle multiple servers Cockpit Project but I do not know how to use it. Question is then, is there Cockpit documentation or is there an alternative for MULTIPLE server ...
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Robust Language Check Options for Linux Word Processing Software

Dominantly, I use the pre-installed Liberation suite but in essence, I am looking for any word processing means that has robust spelling and grammar checking, and even language-based and style ...
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A browser which allows to manually change margins while printing

What I want I have filled a online form for admission. I need to take print of it to a file, but there are certain conditions. There should be no Header or footer Page should be A4 sized. All 4 ...
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Software recommendations for writing a novel?

This is my first time using Ubuntu so I'm little lost about which softwares are good in use and which are not... I have now LibreOffice and that will do for now but when my first draft is ready I'm ...
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Any app/GUI to manage a Huawei USB dongle?

Currently using a Huawei USB dongle which works perfectly out of the box with 14.04. Only thing I need now is a linux version of the GUI which enables users to send messages, make calls et al. ...
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merge two video and make one of them smaller

I want to prepare a presentation. I captured the screen by kazam software and also my face via webcam by cheeze software, so what I have are two mp4 videos.Now I want to merge them. I want to make ...
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Musicmatch Jukebox alternative

I am wondering if there is a music program similar to the old Musicmatch Jukebox that was available when Windows XP first came out. I already have my music saved as mp3. I want to be able to: Play ...
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Is there any software application for Ubuntu like RAMDisk by Dataram?

Currently I using ramdisk in windows7 by using http://memory.dataram.com/products-and-services/software/ramdisk. Update: RamDisk software by DataRam has the ability to save RamDisk virtual disk ...
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better search feature in pdf

I want to search a word like fooonetwo in one pdf. So the point is I do not know the real ward is foo_one_two or foo.one.two or foo-one-two or foo-one_two! or ... . Or better to say I want to search ...
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Advanced File Copy & Move Utility for Ubuntu

Are there any Powerful File Copy and Move Utility for Ubuntu 14.04 instead of Ubuntu default file copy utility with the following features: Add or remove files and folders to its queue for easy ...
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DJ Software recommendation

I am using virtual DJ at my uncle's house but want to use it on Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Netbook. I'm looking for a software recommendation other than Mixxx and DJ Play. I don't like them.
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Password while file deletion

What are the different ways of encrypting files other than zip compression with password? I also want to get prompted for my password while permanently deleting some files, both password protected ...
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Image viewer that allows printing more than 100%

Eye of gnome can print images at different sizes than original, but it can't go more than 100%. I was wondering if there was any image program that could print more than 100% (namely, page size.) ...
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What's an alternative to Truecrypt with exact same feature set? [duplicate]

Does any software for Ubuntu exist that does the exact same thing as Truecrypt? I know there is a version of Truecrypt for all platforms, but the developers abandoned the project. Please don't just ...
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Photoshop alternative with same keyboard shorcuts [closed]

tldr; Is there a program with the same keyboard shortcuts and/or user interface as PS. I know the "photoshop alternative" question has been asked so many times, but I feel this variant is worth the ...
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is there a dedicated copy application for Ubuntu?

Am searching for an app like teracopy. Nemo, nautilus, have a pretty simplistic way of showing what is being copied. I don't really like that, as i wanna see what is being copied live.
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Command line utilities for djvu?

There is a nice utility called pdftk for combining pdf files, extracting portions of pdf files, and other routine conversions. Is there something similar that works on djvu format?
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Why are there fewer official apps for linux ?eg:(Official Google Drive/GUI Git etc are missing) [closed]

Take GIT GUI apps for Linux(Example) ,compare them to Mac/Windows apps here You would probably feel the difference.Why is this ,Linux , in spite of being powerful , free , open source hasn't been ...
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iTunes replacement

This is a pretty specialized problem, but I can't think who else to ask. I'm putting together a laptop for my little sister, who is an 18-year-old Aspberger's kid. She currently uses Windows XP, and ...
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what is the best Ubuntu option for my pc? [duplicate]

I have a pc with pentium 4, 256 mb RAM and 80 gb of harde disk. I want to install Ubuntu but I don't know which is the best option!
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Ladder loigic software for ubuntu

I just started a class on industrial motor controls. I am thinking it would be handy to have a ladder logic diagram software to help me draw, program, and become familiar with PLCs and ladder logic ...
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how to use gparted to partion 2 drives as 1

I have a lenovo t43 and a SATA extra HD drive instead of the CD drive; and I have in it a 250 GB hard drive and in my HD caddy I have a 40 GB hard drive. I would like to use gparted to partition ...
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Looking for an open source Property management system

I’m looking for an open source property management system I can run in Ubuntu that can help me keep track of apartments and cottages, the tenants and some things like that.
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What freely available software is equipped for editing PDF Bookmarks?

I know of PDFMod, which I rather like except it has one flaw, I can't seem to be able to add bookmarks before pre-existing bookmarks (see the attached image if this is unclear). I've looked at this ...
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What do I do since the Truecrypt development has stopped? [closed]

I use to use the tool a lot but now the development it has stopped. So are there any good avntertives to it? See more
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Getting color names from color picker

I am partially red-green color blind and would like to use a color picker to tell me what color things on my screen are. I recognize that utilities exist, such as gpick, grabc, gcolor2 that provide me ...
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Mozilla Eudora in Ubuntu 12.04

Although manual installation is possible, can Mozilla's Eudora be integrated in Ubuntu 12.04 Software Center?
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How to turn a pdf into a text searchable pdf?

I have a number of scanned documents in pdf and I want to be able to search them. How can I do that? Essentially I have to OCR the pdf and then blend the extracted text back into a new pdf. I have ...
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Is there any countdown widget which shows the timer on the desktop wallpaper?

I want a widget which shows the time left for any event set by the user. The widget should show the time left on the desktop wallpaper. So can anybody suggest such an app/widget?
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'Xojo' is the only application that I can't install

I can't install xojo. When I click install in the software center it's not progressing. In the terminal it's stuck in : gichan02@gichan02-Latitude-D520:~$ sudo apt-get install xojo [sudo] password ...
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What winbox alternatives are available for 12.04

Winbox is an application which is use to remotely access a mikrotik board. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and I need an urgent alternative to that software. Any suggestion would be appreciated, but ideally ...
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Alternative of Multisim or PSpice

I'd used Multisim and PSpice in windows for circuit simulation. But both softwares are unavailable for ubuntu. Is there any alternative?
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Virtual Surround Sound?

When I used to use Windows, I would always install Razer Surround. It worked wonders and I found the software amazing. Now that I've switched to Ubuntu, I've found nothing on Google that is seemingly ...