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Differences among Weather Indicators

To my knowledge there are two different weather applications with indicators for Unity -- what are the main differences and which one do you prefer over the other and why? Weather Indicator ...
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How to upload an image to deviantArt directly from Inkscape and GIMP?

How can I upload an image directly from Inkscape or GIMP to deviantArt?
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How to upload a image to DeviantArt directly from GIMP? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to upload an image to deviantArt directly from Inkscape and GIMP? I want to upload a image to Da while working on it in GIMP. How can i upload an image directly ...
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New to the Linux game, need help [closed]

I am currently trying to convert my newly purchased laptop to an OS that is similar to Windows but without all of the other other headaches associated with it. I plan on using the laptop for surfing ...
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How to open .arc file

I have a Contacts.arc file which took from a nokia phone as a back-up of contacts.Now my mobile is lost and i want to see some numbers.Is there any application to open .arc file in ubuntu?. I searched ...
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Game real-time modification utility?

Well, I don't know how native English call it, in China, we call it "游戏克星". Something like Game buster, Game master, FPE (Fix People Expert), etc. But they only run in Win32. It should be capable of: ...
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Tool to convert a sequence of numbered PNG files to an animated GIF?

I've created a series of small PNG files using Blender and I was wondering if there was a tool (preferably in the repos.) that would convert them to an animated GIF. One extra stipulation: the tool ...
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What program should I use to manage an iPod Shuffle (4G)?

I have a nano which I barely ever download anything to and haven't done so recently. I use it mainly for music. I also have the 4G iPod shuffle and that is the thing I have trouble with. I have ...
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Is there a music player that doesn't play video or show photos?

I want a music player that can't play video or show photos. I don't have any other requirements. Are there any music players that fit my description?
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Windows media center alternatives [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Media Centre options? Hello, anyone know about Windows Media Center alternative for ubuntu? I want to play my all video, music and show my images with just one app.
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Image slideshow application?

I want to show my images, is there any good application for image slideshow that has many transition effects?
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What's the best chess program for a beginner?

Pychess wouldn't work for me and after trying other software I settled for Eboard. I can play a basic game with it but the interface is intimidating and there appears to be no documentation. Is there ...
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How can I graphically mount ISOs?

I want a graphical (GUI) method to mount an ISO, is there any way to do so?
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Suggest mp3 player having minimum requirements

Please suggest an mp3 player which does the following things apart from play, pause, next & previous. I'm not looking for all the equalizer & stuff. Just playing & option to enqueue at one ...
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Creating & running Windows virtual machines?

What's the recommended way to run virtualised Windows environment on top of Ubuntu nowadays? I need to create new Windows virtual machines too, not only use existing ones, so, to my understanding, ...
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Is there a Cohuman client?

Simple question: Does someone know a client for the GTD webservice Cohuman for Ubuntu?
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Looking for a Frontpage alternative (web design IDE) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Basic Web Development IDE/Editor like Dreamweaver? Is there any Frontpage alternatives out there I can use? Please list any and all alternatives available with a ...
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Looking for a simple outliner

Back in the day i used OmniOutliner a lot. Is there something like that for GNOME? Google suggested me Gnome Outliner and a friend of mine mentioned TreeSheets. But is there something else?
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Is there something similar to the Android AppDrawer/App Launcher?

I'm curious about this, i haven't seen something similar, the Unity Dash is something pretty close to that but it requires all of Unity which i don't like at all. Then there's Slingshot from the ...
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How to transfer files from/to an Android device?

Do you know if there is a ubuntu program (possibly a Nautilus plugin) to transfer files from/to an Android device? What is my mind is a program which does adb push, adb pull, and adb shell ls in the ...
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GUI for configure -> make -> make install

I found a KDE gui for the configure -> make -> make install routine, kconfigure. But, I did not try it out, since the project was last active in 2005. Is there a gui for the same for Ubuntu. I know ...
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What user-friendly VPN software is available?

Other than the Network Manager applet at the Natty panel, is there any other user-friendly VPN tool available. One which has a GUI and can be easily setup. Ref. question : ConnMan not detecting ...
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TV program like DSCaler?

I have a wii console plugged to a TV card on my PC, and connected to a monitor, I would like to have that computer with a small operating system (maybe ubuntu-server with the minimum available GUI, ...
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Is there a copy handling progam available that can queue, pause and resume?

Is there a copy handling progam available for ubuntu? Something similar to Copy Handler on Windows which can queue, pause and resume files being copied?
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is there any app or workaround to blacklist or whitelist apps and websites?

I get distracted easily and need something like this.
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What media (music and video) players are there? [closed]

This question is present as a matter of historical interest. While you are encouraged to help maintain its answers, please understand that "big list" questions are not generally allowed on Ask ...
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Equivalent text editor to MS-DOS Editor

While I respect the power and flexibility of emacs, vim, etc, I miss MS-DOS Editor. It's very simple to use, has a nice color display and a menu system which, if I remember correctly, you could ...
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MySQL Automatic backup tools

I use back-in-time for backuping up my projects. but my Database's are not included. I'd like to backup all database's scheduling by day or hours. Is there any tool to backup MySQL automatically?
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CloudApp Client?

I like the concept of CloudApp, and I was wondering if there was a native client, or another service with similar functionality that is not Dropbox or Ubuntu One. Requirements: Drag 'n drop for ...
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create OS back up

hello I have ubuntu 9 that I take with my Dell laptop! this CD contain a program that I can create a copy of all ubuntu files & programs into a CD and Run it from CD(live) or Intslall it(with all ...
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How can I get plugins for emesene 2?

Emesene 2 is cool, but it lacks the additional plugins present in the previous version (see screenshot below; the plugins tab is empty in emesene 2). So where can I find plugins to download? Is ...
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I am looking for an easy to use graphical data recovery program

I am looking for a easy to use, easy to install, data recovery application (like recuva) I have tried test disk and haven't figured out how to it. So my question is. does anyone know of a easy to use ...
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Do we have a simulation software for switching and routing practice?

Is there a simulation software for switching and routing?
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What FLOSS skype alternatives are available? [closed]

Given Skype's slow development speed for the GNU/Linux version and its recent acquisition by Microsoft, I am looking for alternative softwares. What FLOSS (free/libre/open-source software) Skype ...
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Shortcut to switch between Analog Stereo output & HDMI audio output

To switch to HDMI audio output (of monitor) and back to normal audio output from system audio jack (for headphones, as my monitor doesn't have audio out), I find myself opening up sound preferences ...
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Any open source alternative to Roboform

Are there any open source apps for password management like Roboform in Win 7 or can Roboform be used in 11.04 64 bit? If so how?
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Is there any recovery software available for ext4?

Well, I have accidentally deleted my Ubuntu drive. I just want to recover all the contents of /home. Is there a way to do it? I referred to foremost, where I need to specify the extensions of files. ...
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What virtualization software can I use?

I've used only VMWare on my Windows 7 machine, but I'd like to use something on Ubuntu. What software would you recommend to create other Linux and Windows virtual machines?
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Can I use Thunderbird to access Microsoft Exchange server?

Can I use Thunderbird to access Microsoft Exchange server? Evolution works ok, I am just looking for an alternative.
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Is there any webcam finger tracking software available?

I have been looking all over the place for finger tracking software for my webcam that I have built in to my laptop (for example, when you move your finger around and your mouse follows your finger ...
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Does g++ compiler have graphical user interface?

As the question says, I wonder if the default ubuntu compiler, g++, has graphical user interface.
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Has anyone used mega squirrel 3.0 [closed]

Has anyone used mega squirrel? I'm not finding much about it on Google and I don't want to put in my premium account credentials. Any better GUI recommendations?
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Is there an offline dictionary?

Are there any off-line dictionaries available?
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Any Food Service POS system for School Districts

I'm in search of an open source food service POS system.
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An alternative software to Live Writer? [duplicate]

I want a software for blogging like Live Writer in Linux and GNOME. Do you have any idea?
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Playing DVD Video stored on hard-drive

I am using Movie Player (under Applications -> Sound and Video) to play dvd-video files that are copied on hard-drive. But it's not playing properly. I have to give each .VOB file to player to play. ...
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Is there a timer indicator? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: A simple timer app, similar to timer-applet On 10.10 I've used timer-applet and was pretty happy with it. After upgrading to 11.04 I can't find any way of using this ...
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Alternative to Panflute Applet?

I use Audacious as my music player, and was using Panflute Applet to control the playback right from the superior menu bar. As I recently upgraded to Natty Narwhal, and it doesn't support applets ...
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pdf to mobi convertor

is there any application in natty which can convert a pdf file into a mobi file?
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Foobar2000-like music player?

I've been thinking about switching to Ubuntu full time, but there are still some programs left behind that I haven't found any equivalent to yet. Does anyone know of a music player similar to ...