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Image recognition search software?

I have recently lost an image, I know it is somewhere on my machine, but I don't where. And I have an image which looks very similar to it. Is there any kind software for Ubuntu similar to the Google ...
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A standby timer app for Ubuntu?

Is there an app, either as standalone GUI or tray indicator applet, to set a countdown timer after which the system is automatically turned into standby?
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What is your favorite HexEditor? [closed]

What are the most available open source GUI hex-editor for the Ubuntu LTS 14.04 Desktop? I have HexEdit running on OS X, and am looking for something similar. A bit more modern perhaps, with good ...
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How to turn an animated GIF into seperate still PNG files [duplicate]

Is there any way in Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 to convert an animated GIF file into separate PNG still images? So that each frame becomes a separate PNG image file.
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Is there a program similar to Wine that runs Mac software?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.04, and I have got a Mac program in the Mac installation format (I believe it to a .dmg) which I wish to use, however I don't really have a functioning Mac to use it on ...
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graphical text editor that can filter text through shell commands?

I used to use NEdit as a graphical text editor, but lately it no longer works right due to lack of maintenance. So I am looking for a replacement. Is there any graphical text editor that can send a ...
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Software for making a video course

Me and my friend need to make a video course for school assignment. We chose to make a course about Ubuntu. We would like to make something similar to famous CBT Nuggets, and if it will be valuable, ...
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Least resources usage browser

I'm planning to have a ubuntu server with a kiosk on it that will run a long running program (ran on a browser using lot of JS animations). I want to let the browser/js animations use as much ...
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How can I resize all images contained in a PDF?

I have some PDFs (lecture notes, probably created with PowerPoint and certainly not scanned!) which have super high resolution images. I would like all images in those PDFs to be resized to at most ...
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software suggestion for drawing software diagrams [duplicate]

i am new to Ubuntu. need a suggestion for software to making **ERD,class & level diagrams in Final year project
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Access-like file DB

What are some recommendations for Access-like file DBs that have a nice query GUI. I am familiar with SQLite but that doesn't keep together all the data and queries in the same file like Access. I ...
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4answers
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Is there a software for visual display of disk space? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a software which allows me to see what is consuming the most disk space and also to delete the files from there.
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formatting epub books [duplicate]

Can someone please recommend a tool that can correctly format epub files? I have a few books that are so badly formatted that I can't bear to read them: special characters come out as garbage and ...
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2answers
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Are there any good podcast clients for Ubuntu and alternatives?

I was really curious to know the answer to this one. I tried a little bit of search on the forum but there was not a question like this (although I may be wrong, and if I am, please direct me to the ...
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3answers
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Software for converting and cutting videos with webm support

I am looking for a file converting program to trim and convert videos into .webm format. I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS.
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1answer
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Recover data from damaged DVD [duplicate]

Im new to Linux. I need a software with GUI to recover data from scratched or damaged DVD .I can't find any software for this purpose. In Windows there is CD/DVD data recovery tool.I thought that dvd ...
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Text editor with font colouring

Does Ubuntu have a text editor with choosing the colours of font? I don't mean those which highlight programming language syntax with colours for different types of statements. I just mean regular ...
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MAC OSX like offline dictionary on Ubuntu 14.04 or 15.10

I have seen this Mac OS X-like built-in dictionary in Ubuntu question's answer but goldendict is no more compatible with 14.04. It's dependencies can't be resolved due to older version. MAC OSx has a ...
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1answer
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What is bogofilter, and do I need it?

I am trying to thin out the applications and processes on my computer. To do this, I am going through the pack lists in synaptic. I got to bogofilter, which says its a wordlist spam filter. I am not ...
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Which Ubuntu distro to install on Dell Inspiron mini 10v with Intel Atom? Also to play Netflix? [duplicate]

I have Dell Inspiron mini 10v with Intel Atom processor that was given to me. IT believe this has 1GB RAM. Unsure if it is HDD or SSD but how do I find out? It does not have CD. However, I have ...
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How to put a box around something in GIMP?

This is a very simply question, but one that I have been struggling to find an answer to: How can I put a box outline around something in GIMP? So that you can easily circle (but with a rectangle or ...
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Comment & Highlight the PDF & DJVU files?

I have just started working with Ubuntu. My work includes a lot of books that to be read. Hence while reading, I need to --comment & highlight the characters in the form of PDF & DJVU file. ...
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Compiler & Burner for 8051 Micro-Controller lab?

Till now In Windows, I've used Keil-C Software to Compile 8051 Micro-Controller Programs in C and Flash Magic Burner to burn/dump the software on hardware. But now I'm having Ubuntu OS. Hence I need ...
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How to add subtitle to an audio file?

What application can I use to add subtitle to an audio file? I've got a podcast with its transcript in pdf format. I need to see each line of text synchronized to what is being said. What application ...
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OSX like terminal behaviour? [duplicate]

I got a little something that really bugs me using Linux/ Ubuntu. As a OSX user I'm really used to the ALT + LeftClick to move cursor in the terminal. Now I've been researching about this but didn't ...
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Annotation that is Persistent Across Workspaces?

Is there an annotation program (much like Compiz Annotate) out there that is persistent across workspaces? That is, can I annotate one of my workspaces, switch to another one, annotate that one, and ...
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Use one monitor as multiple monitors

It is nice to use multiple monitors for developers. You can maximise each window in a specific monitor, windows can stick to corners of specific monitors. There are ultrawide monitors in the market ...
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Truecrypt alternative with deniable encryption? [closed]

I am looking for a Truecrypt alternative for Linux, one that is preferably is free/libre/open-source software (FLOSS). I would have used Truecrypt, but it has been discontinued.
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Best software for viewing photos, select some and publish a photo album

I've traveled, have hundreds of images and want to select some to share with friends. I want a software which allows me to do this efficiently, but I'm not able to find it. Here is what I'd like the ...
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2answers
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How to get multiple clipboards

I have been using Ubuntu for some time, but still haven't found what would be the most useful thing for me, a way of having multiple clipboards. So is there any software out there at all, or a ...
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1answer
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Sound by application controls

Are there any easy GUI controls that I can get access to which will allow me to set specific sound levels on certain specified applications in Ubuntu GNOME 15.04, running GNOME Shell, and GNOME 3.14? ...
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SAPI tool available in ubuntu?

Is there any SAPI tool in Ubuntu? Are any other alternate tool, that should convert the text to speech perfectly and should require low space.
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Is there a frame by frame video editor?

I have a video with text that I am trying to translate into other language, I will not place the translation as subtitles, the idea is to use the same font and place the translated text in the same ...
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GNU/Linux cataloguing software

I'm looking for simple cataloguing software on GNU/Linux to keep track and manage my lists of books, games, movies, tv shows, software, etc. I've tried GCStar, Data Crow and Tellico but they're just ...
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Best alternative for WinMerge

I need to compare/diff/merge files in an easy way. In Dark ages when i'm a windows user I would use WinMerge. What alternatives for this are available in Ubuntu? The things I must be able to do: ...
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Ubuntu logger with delayed flush

Is there any logging tool in Ubuntu that meets these requirements: Console-based Collects data in memory to be flushed to user-defined logs on disk with delay, for example, 5 sec. I.e. not to "kill" ...
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“Print it later” software

Sometimes when I'm working on my laptop, I want to queue up a few documents to print later, since I'm not connected to a printer at the time. However, actual printer queues are not designed for this; ...
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1answer
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Alternatives to Photoshop and Illustrator [duplicate]

I just try to move completely from Windows to Ubuntu. I am a web designer and developer, the development part is awesome in Ubuntu but I am missing the design part. What I used to work with is Adobe ...
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Visual tool for browsing LMDB files

I am looking for a program that works on Kubuntu and can open and display an LMDB file (Lightning Memory-Mapped Database). Ideally, gratis, can also edit the file, and supports large files, like ...
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Download all media files from webpage

How to download all media files(pictures + Videos) from a webpage?! Any app is acceptable but wget is preferable
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Sports score tracking software?

I am looking for a software to track result or live stats of sporting events like Football, Hockey and Cricket ( if possible more sports ). Reason: Like weather-indicator and typhoon widget on ubuntu ...
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How to password protect a hidden directory

I want to encrypt and password protect hidden directory and its components (.folder/something/some/) using a secondary password (not login password). I have downloaded Cryptkeeper but i didnt find an ...
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Accentuated characters proposition like MACOSX

As the title suggests, I looking for a way to have the propsition of accented characters such as available under OSX. Indeed OSX when we want to put an accent, just hold down the button (e for ...
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PC unable to load on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am trying to download a game from i win.com, the game requires windows. How can I download a game using Ubuntu if the game is a microsoft download. I saved the file and tried to open in firefox. The ...
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What would be the consequences of uninstalling the net-tools package in a default Ubuntu system?

I know that the net-tools package is deprecated and that its features are supposedly provided by the iproute2 package. However, I find that I keep using the old net-tools programs: it's an old ...
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Which is the most lightweight torrent client? [duplicate]

Which is the most lightweight torrent client which works on Lubuntu-Core (Lubuntu Minimal Install)? I would be interested to be as slim as possible, with as few options as possible... Thank you.
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Diff tool that supports zipped archives

I'm searching for a GUI diff application that supports zipped (gz, zip...) file archives, because I want to compare compressed logs. Diffuse, Kdiff3 or Meld don't support that files.
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How do I get the latest content of a .deb file without downloading redundant data?

I want to update a .deb file with the latest content from available update. I searched and found apt-sync program, however, this apt-sync project seems dead. Is there any alternative of it? or Is ...
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How to create barcode in Ubuntu via a GUI?

I used barcode app which is a stand alone program to run the barcode library with CLI mode only. So, What a good software GUI used to create barcode in Ubuntu 12.04. I've come to KBarcode but it ...