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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
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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. ...
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LXLE's system monitor on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I would like to use the same application to manage my system resources as LXLE distro uses by default. I searched a lit bit on the web, but I couldn't find which is that app. Thanks in advance
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How create fonts in Linux? [closed]

How to create own fonts in Linux? Which software is use for it? How to create fonts which can use everywhere Linux as well as windows?
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Playing BluRay discs

Things i Have tried. Playing Blu-Ray and HD DVD Video MakeMKV and DumpHD do not work. Playing Blu-ray using VLC Can linux play blu-rays VLC error. Your input can't be opened: VLC is unable to ...
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reading up on ubuntu [closed]

just a quick question, I have escaped the windoze world and need a guide / article / ebook that will give accurate info on how to use ubuntu. There is a huge amount of internet garbage floating about, ...
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Is there a GUI version of nmap available?

Is there a GUI version for nmap that can be installed without manually downloading the program? I don't have a problem with doing so, but it would be nice if there is one available in the ...
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How do I check system specifications in 15.10?

The accepted answer of the thread How do I check system specifications? is about System Monitor > System in 11.04. However, there is no tab System anymore in the application System Monitor of Ubuntu ...
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Long Network History in 14.04?

I have only one minute system monitoring in my current setting. I would like to have longer scale. How can you have longer timeline of network history in 14.04?
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Image viewer WebM compatible

I have a lot a WebM files mixed with PNG and JPEG files in a folder. I would like to find an image viewer (or a video player ?) that will allow me to browse through those JPEG, PNG and WebM files. ...
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Can one get a mouse for the console?

Although I mostly have no use for a mouse in the console, and I go there to get away from the GUI, I would like to know if there is some sort of mouse that one can get in there? So is there like any ...
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Is there software to periodically start and close an application?

Exemplary use case: I would like to start Telegram Desktop periodically every 3 hours for 15 minutes, to check for newly incoming messages. After 15 minutes, the application should close again and re-...
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How to redirect sound file output to computer sound input while still able to hear other input?

I have a sound file with some music, and I want to call someone on qTox and play it to them so that they can hear me, but also the sound file. However as I only have a built-in laptop microphone it ...
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Does RecordMyDesktop require a mic to record audio?

Does RecordMyDesktop require a mic to record audio? I just tried recording my desktop, with audio, and the output file hasnt any sound. I was thinking it would take audio from the stream. ... Does ...
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Is there an alternative to CyberGhost on Ubuntu?

When I used windows I used CyberGhost to mask my VPN. Well, they don't have a Linux ed, and I tried to install win ed with wine, but I cant for some reasons and now I'm looking for an alternative.
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How to compress huge video files? [duplicate]

My Canon camera realize videos with the characteristics described in the picture. The problem is that those files are huge (1Gb for 2 minutes). Is there any application which allow me to compress ...
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Twitter command line client

I would like to find a command line Twitter client that has at least the following features : Retrieve my feed list Post Tweet List my notifications Is there an application, preferably without ...
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What is similar to nextpvr

My dad wants to use Linux. I'll put him on a lightweight version because he wants to use it as Minecraft sever. He uses a PVR he got where he plugs his local antenna to his computer by using WinTV HVR ...
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replacement for slow thunderbird / Lightning on Ubuntu

I'm tired with slow, unusable Thunderbird (after disabling Lightning it works normally). I know there is a lot of answers trying to speed it up - I didn't find any that fix the problem in a long term, ...