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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 ...
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How do I convert my recorded voice to text in a file?

I need a TALK to TEXT program to speak to the computer and have it write my reports. I have problems with my wrist and can not type fast. I'm working with the Linux system. I need a link to install ...
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Is there a writing tool that moves the text rather than the cursor?

I write quite a lot for my day job. I am wondering whether there is a tool that keeps the cursor always at the same place (for instance, the middle of the screen) and move the text up/down as you ...
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Absolute basic MQ wanted - command line driven

I am looking to install a very basic command line accessible MQ product. It will be run on Ubuntu 12.04 lts, and should be able to support multiple readers. Any products I should be looking at?
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Which Notes-apps featuring notes that stick to the desktop are available for Unity

I'm looking for something like stickynotes or xfce4-notes. I read the former is not supported anymore. Does the latter work well in Unity?
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How to find fastest mirror from given list? [duplicate]

I know that How do you select the fastest mirror from the command line? exists, but it deals only with mirrors for ubuntu sources. I want a application/script/command which would find the best ...
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How can I cut videos with otrverwaltung when avidemux crashes?

I use otrverwaltung (Version 0.9.1) to decode and cut videos from "Online TV Recorder". otrverwaltung starts avidemux (Version: 1:2.5.4-0ubuntu13), but this instantly crashes. (Here is what gets ...
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How to lower the resolution of a laptop monitor?

I am using laptop dell inspiron 5421. Now with an accident the 1/3rd of my left side screen is damaged. Now I was wondering is there any way so that I could shrink the screen size to other 2/3rd of my ...
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Excellent ruler software that can freely rotate

I've used Kruler and Screenruler, but they do not fit my purposes as they can't rotate freely. So, is there any ruler software that allows freehand rotation? To be honest, a simple rectangle shape on ...
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How to install complete, easily updatable LaTeX system with text editor front-end? [duplicate]

I'm new to Xubuntu, having used Windows XP for many years. On Windows I ran MiKTeX, with editors/front-ends WinEdt and TeXworks. I found the MiKTeX Package Manager and Update tools to be especially ...
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Business Software [closed]

I read that Ubuntu Linux will work "right out of the box" as an operating system for business software, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Inventory control, etc. I use Business Vision, and am ...
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JRE for Ubuntu 12.10 other than Openjdk and Oracle JRE

I am trying to get JOdin, a java implementation of Odin suite for samsung phones to work in Ubuntu 12.10. On the first run of JOdin, I got a message stating that I need a newer version of java ...
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Scanning software

Is there a scanning program which can replace the Epson Smart Panel? I'm about to deinstall Windows XP on my laptop and would like to know if there is an alternative to Epson Smart Panel.
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School management software on Ubuntu

Can anybody suggest software that runs on Ubuntu to manage a high school. Software would need to hold a database of students as well as generating reports based on marks entered. Please provide ...
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LaTeXit alternative for ubuntu

On my Mac I was using LaTeXit. It takes a LaTeX code and produces instant pdfs (or pngs, jpgs, etc…). I'm sure there's a similar programme for Ubuntu. But I was unable to find one. Any ideas? ...