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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 ...
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How do I convert a PNG to SVG, using a software?

I'd like to be able to crop SVG chemical structures, completely (see this question), that were created using MarvinSketch and I think I might have thought of a solution; I use MarvinSketch to create a ...
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Which bit-torrent app has these specific features?

I'm searching for an Ubuntu bit-torrent client that has these two features: Start the download when idle (and pause download when user interacts with system) Download files in sequential order
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Is there a fork or continuation of Ubuntu Builder for Ubuntu 14.04?

I am looking for a fork or continuation of the Ubuntu Builder project for Ubuntu 14.04. I have had no luck building it from the source, so that is why I am looking for this.
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Video generator for any audio

I have some audio files. I want to make them available as YouTube videos. But I do not want a static image, like an album cover, appearing all the time. I want some "moving fractal images" video style ...
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Mac server.app equivalent for Ubuntu server?

In Mac OS X there is the server.app which makes all server related things simple and easy. Is there something like this for Ubuntu server, or at least something that easily sets up a domain name?
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PDF viewer/editor [duplicate]

On Windows I use Adobe Acrobat. With that I can create, edit pdf's or just fill in documents. There are programs available for making/editing pdf but they don't work that well. So I am hoping you ...
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DMesh equivalent program for Ubuntu

Any program like DMesh for Linux?
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Streaming record application

Some time ago I was recording streaming radios using an user friendly application. It was able to record without playing, separate files... Unfortunately, I can’t remember the name of this application ...
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What are the alternatives of Lusca in 14.04?

Is there any alternative to Lusca in Ubuntu 14.04? I’m unable to install it. I receive this error message: E: Unable to locate package lusca What are the alternatives for that package, as I have ...
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Seeking a Hand-Written Note-Taking App that Snycs Between PC and Ptablet

I'm seeking a program like Xournal but that is able to have a app for the Android that can sync via Dropbox or their own cloud, like Quill. I'm okay with Windows apps that can run under WINE.
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Access Ubuntu from xp by remote desktop [duplicate]

I want to access 14.04 via remote desktop from xp. I installed vnc4server on my 14.04 system following this guide. Now what to do afterwards? Do I need to install some thing on xp? vnc client for xp? ...
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Music player with good library support

I need a music player with good support for managing large music libraries. One particular feature that I need is support for multiple artists per track. I tried Quod Libet, because I heard it ...
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Is there any alternative for Zoomit on Ubuntu?

The drawing mode provided by zoomit is wonderful during a presentation. Is there any software on Ubuntu that provides the same functionality?
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Can not connect Qubee Shuttle (UH235) Wimax USB Modem in Ubuntu14.04

I am using Qubee Shuttle (UH235) Wimax USB Modem with windows 8.1 which works fine. But when I try to connect it with ubuntu, it can not recognize the modem. I talk with my friends from university, ...
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Which one is better to support multilingual environment on linux virtual terminal? [closed]

I want to make multilingual console/terminal environment on Ubuntu12.04 LTS. In detail, I'm going to input and display CJK(Chinese, Japanese, Korean) on virtual console/terminal. After some of web ...
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Is there a program that can put some kind of visual notification on my screen for use with the alarm clock app?

I use the 'alarm-clock-applet' to notify me every so often to take a break from looking at my screen and give my eyes a bit of a rest. The interface is clunky, but it works. One issue I'm having, ...
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Android device manager for ubuntu [closed]

I have recently switched to ubuntu from windows and I was looking forward to get any android device managing app for Ubuntu. I have an android tablet [celkon ct2] which has preinstalled mobogenie I ...
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Live USB creator software [duplicate]

Is there a program that can make live USBs for any distro, iso, you get the point. I can only find ones that make live USBs for other linux distributions and none for anything else.
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Issues with installing Splashtop Streamer, (Beta)

I'm new to Ubuntu and this forum too, so sorry if I break any posting rules or asking a stupid question. I'm trying to install Splashtop Streamer, on Ubuntu 14.04, However I get the following error ...
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Belarc Advisor sort of program on Ubuntu [duplicate]

Is there a program that can list the installed softwares, packages and configurations files of the installed software on an Ubuntu system. On Windows there is a program called Belarc Advisor that ...
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How can I fetch lyrics for all my music and store them within the files?

I have a large music library (most of them are .mp3 & .m4a) and none of them have lyrics. Is there any program or plug-in that automatically adds lyrics to all of my music by querying the ...
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Is there a GUI for configuring the Radeon Open Source Drivers and Mesa 3D similar to Catalyst Control Center?

Is it possible to change the settings of the radeon open source drivers and Mesa 3D graphics library? I am thinking of something similar to Catalyst Control Center that would allow me to control ...
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Mass conversion of images to GIF

I have created over 600 images from a simulation I ran. I want to convert these images into a GIF format. Can you provide me a way to do so and one that allows me to show each image for >1second.
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Which dock is lighter in RAM and CPU usage?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 (32-bit). I have 1GB RAM, 3GHz Intel P4 processor. I know that different docks are available from this question. Docky Avant Window Navigator Cairo-Dock etc... and so ...
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Synapse for Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04. I'm disappointed to see synapse gone from Ubuntu Software Centre. I've added repository available in Launchpad. It resulted in error 404. How can I install synapse?
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Using Windows programs or alternatives? [duplicate]

I am an advanced beginner who has been tempted to try Ubuntu by two friends who program. My major question is about using Windows programs. The ones I use most are Quicken, Family Tree Maker, Last ...
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More modern or more conventional version of Emacs

Is there a more modern or more conventional version of Emacs? I'm thinking something like Aquamacs from Mac OS X. I'd like the standard conventional keyboard shortcuts found in common programs to ...
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Are there any GUI apps that can create .desktop files?

My question is simple. Is there any fast and easy way of creating .desktop files for shortcuts? For example, I think you can right click and create .desktop shortcuts in Linux Mint. I already know ...
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Are there softwares available on Ubuntu for the conversion of a series of image files into an animated gif file?

Before you mention this question Tool to convert a sequence of numbered PNG files to an animated GIF? I would like to say I'm a total noob when it comes to ubuntu (I know I have 1375 rep but I have ...
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Linux Software compatability [closed]

a. Email client, such as Outlook or Thunderbird b. Linux distribution. Lubuntu is recommended. c. Wireshark d. Open source steganography tool, such as OpenStego e. Hex Workshop hex editor f. FTK ...
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How to install Sopcast Player in Ubuntu 14.04?

I have tried to find some PPA's for Ubuntu 14.04 but didn't find any. So I tried to install the package for previous releases, with no luck and a lot of dependencies issues.
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Remove vocals from mp3 and get only instrumentals

How can I get the instrumentals only from a file and remove the vocals? I understand this is called karaoke.
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Will I get any lag with these specs with Unity on Ubuntu 14.04

May receive a second hand computer: The specs are: Processor: 1.6 ghz atom RAM: 1GB OS: Windows 7 I want to know if they can run Ubuntu 14.04 fluidly without Unity lagging whatsoever. I want to ...
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How to measure download speed [duplicate]

What is a good simple easily installable app to measure download speed on Ubuntu 14.04?
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ubuntu builder alternative or replacement

Does anyone know a good replacement or an alternative for the discontinued ubuntu builder ? I 've been looking for a sollution to customize a 14.04 live cd but i haven't succeded.
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Are there any decent picture editing programs in Ubuntu like Ifran View? [duplicate]

XnViewMP could be fine but how can I instal it? I can't understand the forums sort of coding. I can't do it.
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reducing file size of animated gif

After converting 4 *.mov files to 4 *.mp4 files, then to animated gif online, the file sizes range from 22mb to 50mb; to insert them into a power point is useless if it takes a half hour to load each ...