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Spellchecker for Linux with Latex support and export option?

i'm looking for a command-line spellchecker with Latex input support and an option for exporting a report with all the problems it found in the file. ispell is interactive and doesn't export a report, ...
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NTFS file-system sharing control

I have a NTFS partition, and I want to share a folder, but I want to manage the access of the subfolders, for example this folder contains 20 subfolders, the desktop users have access to only 10 ...
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What is an easy video editor? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Application for slicing video I just need to cut some parts from a video that is too long. What would be a good (GUI) app to do that? All the ones I tried (pitivi, ...
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Light easy to use Presentation software

I am looking for an easy to use light presentation software. The main features I need are : Light (on dependencies and resource consumption) Easy to use Align & Distribute information on slide ...
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Is there a web based terminal/ssh client?

I'm at a public place, windows computers galore (library). I'm sshing into my ubuntu server box somewhere else. I open command prompt and remember that I read "you will be banned from using the ...
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ubuntu partitioner [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is gparted a good tool for resizing an NTFS partition? I have a backtrack 5 distribution which is based on ubuntu. During the instalation it somehow managed to create a ...
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Manage ubuntu 11.10 desktop from server webconsole [duplicate]

Are there any alternatives to Ubuntu landscape as I want to manage ubuntu desktops of different version 10.04,11.04 and 11.10
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Screencast with both mic and system sounds at the same time

I'd like to make a screencast that records both mic (audio input) and system sounds (audio output) at the same time. For example, so that I can capture a screencast while talking to someone on Skype ...
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How do I use my fingerprint reader? [closed]

I have a HP dv6190 that originally ran windows seven which the fingerprint reader worked fine with. Does anyone know any software I can download to use it with. Also if you could tell me the step by ...
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Desktop search engine for 11.04

Just as the title says I'm searching for a great desktop search engine with nice Unity integration. Beagle used to be cool but for some reason it has been discontinued so it is out of the question. ...
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1answer
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Slot Machine Games for Ubuntu?

My sister is looking for any linux slot machine games. She has pretty much tapped out all of the Chrome Apps slot games. Any other suggestions that are maybe installable with a DEB perhaps? Thanks!
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Software for free netcafe (so computer tracking software)

I'm working in a small council. Here is some Ubuntu (with GNOME - no KDE) based workstations in our library. Using the computers is free now, before it was only /hour, what is not a high cost. I'm ...
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How can I configure NotifyOSD?

Is there a way to configure NotifyOSD by using the terminal or an application?
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Executor/Launchy alternative for linux?

I am a new ubuntu user and I am looking for an alternative of Executor http://executor.dk/ , a keystroke launcher. I mentioned Launchy as most people know it. I have tried Gnome DO which is very ...
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2answers
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What are the options for a very simple launcher?

I'm not overly impressed with the new Unity launcher following my upgrade to 11.04. Ubuntu 10.04 with Gnome wasn't too bad once you'd sorted out all your *.desktop files and I'd been running with this ...
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Is there an GUI Designer for python?

Is there a GUI IDE for programming python just like java has netbeans? I wanted one where we could drag & drop test boxes & labels just as we do in swing components using netbeans or eclipse. ...
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Built an ISO with remastersys but it doesn't boot?

I have installed remsatersys back-up from the interwebs, so i could have a custom ISO. Per the instructions on many how to i chose the option Backup on the menu. However when i reboot my PC to try ...
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2answers
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Fast PSD files preview

I am looking for PSD files viewer. Gimp is too fat for this job. I need something fast and light.
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1answer
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Photo organization software?

I take alot of photos, on windows I have used picasa - and sure, it is a wine-based version available for linux. What alternatives are available on Ubuntu that can at least handle RAW Support, ...
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What to use to quickly cut Audio/Video

If just need to crop Audio/Video from a longer track, what can I use? I tried OpenShot, but I find the export video slow, perhaps its compling all the "layers" into a new movie? Perhaps I just need a ...
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4answers
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A text editor or viewer with folding based on indentation

I'm trying to get a better understanding of the *.dsl files as disassembled by the iasl program. Those files looks like: /* * a comment */ Stuff { More Stuff { Beer (a, b) // ...
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3answers
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How do I check system specifications?

I am total noob in Linux. I wanna know what is the equivalent of "My Computer" in Ubuntu 11.04. I want to check my computer specs such as Processor Speed, Memory, and etc. Whenever I check properties ...
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1answer
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Can anyone recommend Apache2 indicator for gnome panel

I just re-install my Ubuntu and forgot name of Apache2 service indicator, it's a green button at start and red at stop..
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Twitter app that supports real time updating

Hi everyone i need a twitter client that fully integrates with the unity shell and is capable of providing real time updates for my mentions, direct messages etc when minimised
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Automating Linux (Like AutoHotKey for windows)

What programs are available for Linux that can give a context sensitive automation like AutoHotKey for Windows. a few example of things that I would like to do. Replace ]d with the current date, ...
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Recommendations for a backup solution?

I'm looking for a backup solution for a specific use case. If none exists, then I'm tempted to make one. I have a large and growing collection of video files. On my workstation I have a fairly large ...
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Which Gmail Notifier do you use? [closed]

There are plenty of them. Which one would you recommend? Is there one which notifies about unread buzz posts?
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Clonezilla like app for the desktop?

What I am looking for is a way to clone hard drives (mainly windows partitions) while staying inside of the Ubuntu OS. I do not want to create a partition on the hard drive to boot off of and I am ...
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0answers
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Need software like 'Internet Download Manager' [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can someone recommend a download manager? Is there any software in Ubuntu like "Internet Download Manager" that downloads audio, video, documents, and software with ...
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3answers
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Record Live Streaming

Is it possible to record live streaming from websites such as Ustream or any other similar website using Adobe Flash Player? I know that is possible to record the screen but the quality is not that ...
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4answers
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Looking for code editor software with following functionalities

I am looking for a text editor with the following functionalities for php, html and css coding: code folding based on indentation (best example is EditPlus) start at an indentation level and stop ...
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1answer
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How to split a large mp3 into the different tracks (also in mp3) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I split a mp3 file? I've got this huge mp3 file of the recording of a concert and I want to split each music into it's track so that when I burn into a cd audio ...
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4answers
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Is there a Tomboy fork which allows embedding images (or files)?

Is there an application that works exactly like Tomboy which allows you to embed images (or files)into the notes? Not links to the images, but actually in the note itself.
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Is there any way I can get Scrybe (Gesture Workflow Technology)?

Scrybe is a program powered by Synaptics for Touch pad to use it like Gesture Workflows. Is there any way that I can use it in Ubuntu? If not, is there an equivalent software ready to use?
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What's the best lightweight dock for Lubuntu?

I'm looking for a dock supporting not only launchers but also a list of currently running apps that is fairly lightweight and suited for Lubuntu install.
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Natural Sounding Text to Speech?

I am looking for some easy to install text to speech software for Ubuntu that sounds natural. I've installed Festival, Gespeaker, etc., but nothing sounds very natural. All very synthetic and hard to ...
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IRC clients with DCC support

I need an IRC client with DCC support. What are my options? Additionally, is there a way to patch DCC support into Empathy? I would prefer patching as opposed to installing a seperate program.
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1answer
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Software like total commander

Is there any software in ubuntu which is similar than total commander, I tried Krusader, but that is too weak, don't have that many features that TC.
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4answers
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Application which will display the current coordinates of the mouse cursor?

I'd like to be able to display the current location of the pointer on the X display. Is there any application which does this?
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2answers
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Is there any open source software to make a Online Streaming radio?

i'm traying to make an online radio in my home. I've been reading and found that i need a streaming software. I'm currently running Ubuntu 10.10. Any software you know? Thanks a lot!
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How can I prevent eyestrain?

I can use a Windows machine for 10 hours straight without the slightest problem, but after around 15-30 minutes of using ubuntu my eyes become sore and dried out. I currently have 11.04 installed ...
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Is there a Document scanning and archiving software?

I'm looking for some kind of (free or open source) document management application which should allow me to store paper documents in my personal computer allowing me to add fields of information with ...
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data recovery software for windows + linux platform [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Have I lost my entire Windows drive and all the files? Do you know of any good data recovery software on linux platform that would work on windows drive. I had some ...
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Security camera system server

I'd like to setup a Security Camera system which is captures and stores video streams into Ubuntu Server From 2 wireless Cameras. Which type of motion-detecting wireless camera you suggested? Are ...
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3answers
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Coping contents of folder across multiple data storages (hdd, external hdd)

I'm looking for some utility that will copy the contents of my working folder across multiple storages - hdd, external hdd, usb drives etc. I`m not looking for version control software (like cvs or ...
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Download picasa web photos without picasa

I am using Natty. I want to download or sync all of my picasa web photos on my disk. I know that using picasa I can do the same. But I do not want to use old (non - updated) version of picasa. (plus ...
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What's the best clipboard manager that doesn't need the panel?

I'm looking for a clipboard manager that doesn't need the panel to be useful. Something that can be triggered another way. Or... If someone can provide an easy way to trigger the dropdown that would ...
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Is there a pywinauto equivalent to automate the GUI from Python?

pywinauto is a set of python modules to automate the Microsoft Windows GUI. At it’s simplest it allows you to send mouse and keyboard actions to windows dialogs and controls. Is there a ...
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Google Calender event alert app

I'd like to be alerted before my Google calender appointment's are due, and I don't want to install a ton of dependencies, I have limited space. Any suggestions? I tried one but it polled Google ...
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Alternative to Easystroke (mouse gesture recognition software)

Even though I really like easystroke's feature set , I would like to know if there is any other gesture recognition software out there, preferably with a larger feature set or more accurate gesture ...