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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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Which tool to use for “home banking”?

I would like to manage my bank accounts in a secure manner on Ubuntu. I saw several applications in the Software Centre, but I don't know which one to choose. I don't need fancy features like stock ...
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Desktop SMS client in Ubuntu

Hi I am looking for some kind of script/software that can help me to send SMS from my Ubuntu machine . A desktop client/application actually by using web services which we use to send sms like ...
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Best Professional Video editor for Linux equivalent to Sony Vegas Pro? [closed]

I have recently moved onto Linux especially Ubuntu, and I'm a video freak, I love editing videos for my youtube channel, and since I'm new to this Open Source World, I cannot decide which one should I ...
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What microblogging clients are available? [closed]

What GUI Twitter clients are there for Ubuntu? Please include reasons why you like - or highlight features that make a client unique. Please also keep to one client per answer.
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How to get/edit EXIF meta-data of multiple images?

I ran into big problem yesterday night. I took out my old digital camera, and started using it without setting current date and time. All photos clicked now have date as Jan 01, 2009 I want to ...
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Ubuntu replacement for IrfanView

On Windows I really liked IrfanView as a basic image editor/manager. Some of the main features I liked were great shortcut keys good batch conversion options ability to work with many image file ...
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Any good application for data usage monitor?

I was wondering if there are any good applications to monitor how much data I use on my laptop in a month. My net connection has a restriction of how much data I can use after which the speed goes ...
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Is there some application to download files from popular file hosting websites?

I was wondering if there are some applications for downloading files from some popular hosting websites, automating the procedure of waiting and fetching links and downloading files, once we give the ...
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How to edit ISO Images (Including Bootable ISOs)

I am looking for tools for Ubuntu that can be used to EDIT ISO Images. Including ISO images that are bootable like Ubuntu and Windows ISOs. Not only edit but save the edited ISO and can still boot ...
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How Do I Print Photos?

Other than for Windows in Ubuntu there are no fancy utilities provided from printer manufacturers to print photos. I am aware of Gnome Photo Printer and of Photoprint, the first being easy to handle, ...
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An alternative software to Live Writer?

I want a software for blogging like Live Writer in Linux and GNOME. Do you have any idea?
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Script to Notify me when something happens on a shared directory

The situation is: I have a shared directories from many other machines where other users work on. I need to be notified whenever a user create, modify or delete a directory or file from his local ...
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Which Norton Commander style filemanager do you recommend?

I'm searching for a good filemanager in style of the classic norton commander 2 panel design? Since i had my best experiences with Total Commander in Windows, which one would you recommend for use in ...
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simple Speech recognition under linux

Anyone have a simple tutorial for running speech recognition under linux? I see that pocketsphinx is available as a binary download in the software centre, but running it from terminal fails reporting ...
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What software can be used to create a restorable drive image?

Not sure what Linux software I would use for this, basically just like Acronis True Image for Windows, but for Linux. The rule is that we are keeping Windows out of the equation, I want to be able to ...
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Is there some kind of icon browser?

When making a custom launcher, it is nice to have a matching icon for it from the default usr ubuntu directories. The problem that is: Ubuntu seems to store icons in about 50 or more folders. Browsing ...
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CSS editor with real-time preview and selector localization

The title says everything about what I'm looking for. Basically it should be an software that collects all styles of a website so I can edit them and save them. Please read the question carefully, ...
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Is there any utility to check whether my laptop battery is in healthy condition or not?

Is there any utility available on Ubuntu to check whether laptop battery is in healthy condition or not?
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What simple FLOSS software can I use to produce nice data visualization?

I am looking here for the best simple and intuitive application that is designed to produce neat looking graphs, for example "number of Ubuntu users in the last 10 years" or "average amounts paid by ...
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Is there animation software available?

Is there commercial-grade computer animation software available for Ubuntu, similar to the professional software sold for the Windows operating system? This question goes out to those of you who may ...
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How can I install a keylogger software?

Is there any free keylogger software for Ubuntu. If yes, How can I install it?
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Video stabilisation software

Is there any way, either through a graphical program or a command line utility to "stabilise" video in Ubuntu? By stabilise I am referring mainly to a feature of iMovie where shaky video is analysed, ...
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Pop-up reminder and todo app?

Does anyone know of a reasonably lightweight app for Ubuntu that can sit in the system tray and pop up to remind me of various tasks? Something like Kalarm is exactly what I am looking for, but on my ...
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Alternative to LibreOffice Base for Ubuntu

Is there a database management software for Ubuntu alternative to LibreOffice Base? LObase works fine for a while, but occasionally the files I'm working on get corrupted and I lose all my work.
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What is a Linux equivalent to pkzip or winzip or the GUI version of 7zip?

GUI-based applications like PKZIP and winzip (and the GUI version of 7z/7zip) let us browse around our directories and create a compressed file that contains lots of different directories and files, ...
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How can I download Youtube videos? [closed]

First i tried with youtube-dl and all the times ( and all days) for all videos it gives this same error: youtube-dl http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zWwTTAc7O8 [youtube] Setting language [youtube] ...
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Alternative printing method(s) for an unsupported printer

I have in my office, a Konica Minolta bizhub 211 multifunction printer, it works well with windows workstations... It has a lot of good features, like duplex... I haven't found any drivers for UNIX,...
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How do I create a movie DVD?

I would like to create a movie DVD that contains some pictures and small movies. I'm not after anything too fancy, just the ability to add some music, create a title screen and add a menu. Basically, ...
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What Android emulators are available?

I will like to know some of the android emulators that work really well with Ubuntu 11.10 and above. I want to try 'whatsapp' on Ubuntu through an android emulator. Thanks in advance
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How can I manage my genealogy data on Ubuntu?

I use several genealogy applications on Windows. What applications for genealogy are available on Ubuntu and how would I move my current genealogy data to Ubuntu?
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Dreamweaver alternative in ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a Dreamweaver HTML editor replacement? I had been using Dreamweaver in Windows. Recently I shifted to Ubuntu, there I cant find any good alternative to Dreamweaver....
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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) page-...
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Is there a Dreamweaver HTML editor replacement? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Basic Web Development IDE/Editor like Dreamweaver? I used Adobe's Dreamweaver for working on web pages and various text editors. I already have a few favorite text editors ...
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Decent file manager with miller columns? [duplicate]

Is there a decent file manager with Miller columns? I found marlin and dolphin so far. I like marlin, but it's seems quite buggy. Dolphin I like not so much. It lets me choose between single and ...
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Is there a tool to convert the pdf files to chm?

I was looking for any package or tool to convert the pdf files to chm. Anybody did ever use such tool? I am on Ubuntu 13.04
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What PDF Editors are available on Ubuntu?

I was wondering if there is a pdf reader-writer-publisher-editor that can add text, highlight, shapes and general edit an existing pdf document. Something like Nitro in windows.
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What media servers support DLNA sharing? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What DLNA server to choose? as the title says I´m searching for a mediaserver for Ubuntu 12.04. I have already tried Mediatomb, Serviio, Miro (media management), Songbird (...
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What is a good card creating application?

Is there a good card creating application? Haven't had one in over ten years but used to have one that had all types of easy to use templates designs etc for ton of occasions. Looking for something ...
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Apps capable of mounting/unmounting CD/DVD Images with multi-sector or protected format

What apps for Ubuntu exist that can mount/unmount CD/DVD images. Image formats like cue, bin, iso, nero format, etc... Needed features: Emulate protected CD/DVD like Daemon-Tools Mount multi-sector ...
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Is there a Sticky Note application? [duplicate]

On Windows 7, there is this Sticky Note app that will always start itself up and show itself in the same place with all the text you have written when you boot Windows up. You can also have multiple ...
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Any command line calculator for Ubuntu?

I am looking for a Calculator which can do calculations in the terminal itself without any other extra prefixes and suffixes. For example: If I typed something like 10000-9000 in the terminal, the ...
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Is there bittorrent software that runs in a terminal?

I want to deploy it on my vps server, so I can download resource quickly. I want this function a lot, because some resource are in foreign country, so use this could reduce my time.
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A timer that automatically locks the screen to take a break away from the computer?

I'm looking for a graphical or command line program that provides me with the following workflow: Start a 25min session After 25min screen is automatically locked for 5min (or maybe just turned ...
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Nautilus Git integration

Is there any equivalent to TortoiseSVN but for Ubuntu / Git? I'd like to integrate Git commands to Nautilus.
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What software can I use to view epub documents?

What software can I use to view .epub documents?
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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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What's the best, simplest OCR solution?

I'd like to scan a good amount of papers I have lying around, with the least possible hassle. I would like to convert them to images using Simple Scan, then convert them to text using OCR. Is there a ...
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What is a good MongoDB GUI client?

I've been using Rockmongo on Windows - it's a php based web tool. But on Ubuntu (12.04) it's behaving funny - queries timing out often - and I'm looking for better clients. Does anyone know anything ...