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a real beginner, Neflix and beyond [closed]

My daughter and I have a little Acer Netbook, and use it for all our home schooling needs, from online research, email, writing papers, etc, to down time use watching Neflix, Youtube and FB. Can I use ...
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What editor provides highlighted and clickable hyperlinks? (similar to Notepad++)

I have about a 1000 links in my txt file and I don't want to copy paste them in my browser. So I am looking for a text editor that highlights URLs and makes them clickable.Please note that I am ...
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Getting Web Designers to use Ubuntu

At my work, most Windows PC's are converted to Ubuntu. But web designers still use Windows because they need graphics editing software like Photoshop. I wanted everyone use Ubuntu for security. Is ...
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Converting jar to exe file in Eclipse plugin [closed]

I am developing an Eclipse plugin. When I extract my Eclipse plugin project to my system, using Export> Plugin Development > Adding Fragments&Plugins. After exporting it, it's not executing when I ...
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Event Viewer and Device Manager for Ubuntu?

Are there any Event Viewer and Device Manager equivalent applications for Ubuntu (like Windows) so that I can track every task occurring in it?
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software recommendation to enable viewing of Windows format picture images in Ubuntu

I have a CD with medical images from a recent testing procedure, but it says Windows XP or newer is required. I do not have any Windows PC available - we have Mac and Ubuntu. Is there some software I ...
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How to send AT commands to a phone via Bluetooth?

Is there software to send AT commands to a phone via Bluetooth from Ubuntu?
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How to measure voice frequency range in Hz?

I want to measure the voice frequency in Hz. Is there any open source or tool available in Ubuntu?
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Is there a GUI program for editing MIDI files on Ubuntu?

Are there any GUI programs available on Ubuntu that can be used to edit MIDI files?
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Which Ubuntu versions will run on an i7-4700MQ (Toshiba P70 notebook)? [duplicate]

Which Ubuntu versions will run on an i7-4700MQ (Toshiba P70 notebook)? Also; Will this allow for virtualisation of hardware, as the CPU i7-4700MQ has not got support for vt-d on this processor, ...
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How to convert Arabic subtitles to utf8 the right way?

Most DVD burners (if not all) ask for subtitles to be encoded in utf8, sure that's easy for file in *.srt; do ◀ iconv -f ISO-8859-1 -t UTF-8 -o "$file".utf "$file" && mv "$file".utf "$file" ◀ ...
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How to get the scanner working on printer HP M2727MFP and Ubuntu 14.04?

How to install the scanner working on printer HP M2727MFP and Ubuntu 14.04 ?
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OpenVPN GUI client for UDP/TCP

Is there any easy solution for OpenVPN being executed from Desktop for non technician people so they only push a button and get connected to a external VPN? Most of my colleagues are non Linux ...
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Recommendation for a Download Manager for ubuntu? [duplicate]

I've heard about: JDloader, Uget , Flareget etc. But what are the pros and cons of these softwares? Which one would you suggest to me to be the most reliable and fastest? Thanks Jye
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What's the same program “reconstructor”? [duplicate]

program "reconstructor" doesn't work. Please tell me program like this? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reconstructor
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Looking for a native PDF reader with XFA support [duplicate]

I am looking for a (under Ubuntu 14.04) native PDF reader which is able to handle XFA. It doesn't has to do much more than display and print them correctly (filling out forms would be a plus) but ...
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time managment software for ubuntu

I am looking for Task Management or time managment software for ubunutu with features like free Add tasks easily Good user interface Save task history
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What data does the Software Centre use to give you recommendations?

Just below the What's New section there is a Recommended For You section. Currently I don't have it enabled, but other than the list of software, what data does it take about what you have installed? ...
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Is there a file explorer for ubuntu with a windows style interface? [duplicate]

I'm fairly new to Linux and just want to be able to see the disk usage and mounted drives in the same way that I can when I open 'My Computer' in Windows. Is there a file explorer for Ubuntu with this ...
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Roguelike platformers available on ubuntu?

Are there any rogue-like side scrolling platformers available on ubuntu?
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Exchange 2010 email client for Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS

Is there a current email client for the most recent release of Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS?
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True Image Alternative

Is there any alternative to Acronis True Image which supports ext4/btrfs and has the same capabilities? I want: compression partition/disk level and also file level backup and restore image ...
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Disk monitor software

Can't find something similar to windows resource monitor software (input output monitor). I need tool which draws disk load graphic and processes which uses disk input or output. There are a lot of ...
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Video editor with 120fps support

I have a clips captured with GoPro3+ with the frame rate 120fps. I would like to perform some slow motion clips by stretching the video on a time-line and then in the output I want to get the file ...
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Internet bandwidth consumption monitor process wise monitoring? [duplicate]

I had some three or four askubuntu pages open in my firefox's tabs, and the pages suddenly started responding extremely slow. I checkd the system monitor, and it showed huge amounts of data being ...
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Illustrator cc file in ubuntu?

Is there any way to open adobe illustrator cc files in ubuntu? I have tried with inkskep and it does not work for adobe CC ai files. What can be done? Is there any online converter for free?
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How to make a trial of Ubuntu? [closed]

Hello I've created my own distribution based on Ubuntu, and I would like to know how to go about creating a trial for the operating system, for example users can download the trial and use the ...
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Software to block specific internet web pages [duplicate]

I am looking to download some software on an old laptop that runs the Ubuntu Operating System on it. The software that I am interested in is something that will allow me to block specific internet ...
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How to open sitx files?

I want to open a sitx file. I tried to open it using Unar and 7zip, but I did not succeed. What is the right application to open sitx files?
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KWIC concordance software

I am using UBUNTU trusty Thar. I was searching for a KWIC CONCORDANCE software for indexing and concordance of a book. Can any one help me in finding the software please!!!
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Is there any battery management software to work with a laptop plugged to AC power so as to save the battery lifetime?

I was used to remove the battery of my laptop whenever I worked with my computer plugged to AC power and to load the battery with the computer switched off so as to save the lifetime of the battery. ...
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Is Ubuntu the right platform for CAE

Does Ubuntu support CAE software like ANSYS Workbench, Pamcrash and Abaqus?
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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 ...