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ubuntu freezes always while working on anything

hi im double booting Ubuntu 14.04 and windows 7. I succeeded in installing and running Ubuntu but as soon as I start working with anything in Ubuntu it freezes for no reason I have installed it on a ...
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which player can handle DAB+ radio?

I'm using the USB stick LV5TDLx sold by NotOnly, which can receive DVB-T, DAB and FM radio. The device uses the Realtek RTL2832U driver, included in the linux kernel. This driver should support both ...
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Software alternative to EasyWorship

I am looking for a software alternative to EasyWorship. This is a church software to manage slides showing either Bible verses or song lyrics or just plain text for projection. Among the core ...
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Kasam Screencaster is not working properly

I am using Kazam Screencaster to record my desktop but with this I am having some problem. Initially when I have installed(four months ago) it then at that time it was working well but now when I am ...
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What can I use to create and read PDF files? [duplicate]

I need software to create and read PDF files in my Ubuntu 14.04 like Nitro in Windows 7?
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Contact book software for marketing purposes

I need to organize my lists of work contacts and I can't find a suitable software for the purpose. My needs are (a) it has to run offline on my desktop PC, (b) allows me to perform searches across ...
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Application to simulation system pneumatic

I'm student. I'm learning about pneumatic. In school. My teacher take me use application FluidSIM. The computer of school used Window 7. Link to FluidSIM: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0H1JrHBosuA ...
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link 2 computer over the internet

I have 2 desktop computers and I would like to connect both of these computers together over the internet so I could access the information from one room to another. the computer with the files I ...
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Can master pdf editor or some other software allow me edit pdf bookmarks arbitrarily?

I try to edit bookmarks of a pdf file under master pdf editor. Maybe I miss something, but I can't create a new bookmark at the same level or at a higher level than some existing bookmarks. (e.g. ...
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Keryx Installation error [duplicate]

Dependency is not satisfiable: python(<2.7) What is the meaning of this error? And how do I troubleshoot ?
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'Todo list' type of app for Windows AND Ubuntu?

I need some recommendations on a good todo list type of app that works on Windows and Ubuntu. I would like to keep track of my assignment's due dates across both OS.
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Boot Partition Full

When I run Software Updater, it says that I don't have enough free disk space. I need 29.3 Mb of free disk space on '/boot'. I've tried the solution at How do I free up more space in /boot?. It ...
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How to pause GIF animation at specific frame

Is there any kind of GIF/Image viewer, which is able to pause GIF animation at a specific frame or on mouse click? I tried using 'Image Viewer', but it seems there is no way to stop the GIF ...
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Compiled without X-Windows - can not run viewer

I Have just installed Gromacs 5.0 on Ubuntu, and the program gmx view usually launches a 3D interface for vieweing objects. However, when running the command, I get: Compiled without X-Windows - can ...
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How can I find download link of linux softwares? [duplicate]

I want download link of sofwares to download them with a download manager. Could you please help to find download link of any Linux software?
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Is there a version of Indicator-Remindor for 14.04?

I'd like to use Indicator-Remindor, but it doesn't seem to be available for 14.04, at least not in the Software Centre. Is it available somewhere else?
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after update from 12.04 to 14.01 touch pad is not working

after updating to 14.01 version my touch pad is not working. im using hp pavilion 17. my laptop is brand new, it came with 12.04 pre-installed ubuntu version. my wired usb mouse do work but the right ...
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Pen input and software backing

Will ubuntu phones have hardware support and software backing for pen like in microsoft surface and samsung note ?
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Some advice regarding software [closed]

Hey guys i wanted to ask if there will be any inconvenience if I use Linux . The problem is my teacher has recommended me 1.) G++ compiler 2.) Notepad ++ 3.) MS Visual Studio 2012 What are the ...
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Separating images from text in a scanned PDF document

Regular PDF files consist of vector elements, such as text and vector graphics, and other embedded data, such as image files. Extracting the latter is quite easy with utilities such as pdfimages (as ...
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Meeting My Video editor needs

I plan to work on 2D/3D images so GIMP and Blender seem like the best choice to me but I need a video editor that will compile the two to create my videos. If anyone needs more guidance, I'm trying ...
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How can I use pitch and speed control for audio CDs?

On the inner flap of a CD I just purchased and encoded to FLAC, there was a note saying that in order to experience the music at the appropriate pitch level (important for classical music), the pitch ...
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Is there a benchmarking/monitoring tool that can be targetted towards running applications?

I am trying to fix a performance issue bug on one of the core apps, and I would like to know if there is any benchmarking or monitoring tool that I can use to compare my different branches use of CPU. ...
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Run a web server from any directory

I am writing a small website, but I do NOT want to figure out how to install and configure complete LAMP stack to test the website from my ~/home directory. That will be completely disruptive and ...
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Bluez problem in ubuntu 14.04

I am replacing old bluetoothd with new bluetoothd by compiling bluez 5.22,That time GUI mode for bluetooth connection is not working. What is reason,any one give the solution for this please.
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Calendar for Ubuntu

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS x64 Is there a downloadable calendar for Ubuntu, which I could fill with deadlines of projects? Not web-based, installation pure to system, not side programs required.
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Quotation software

I'm looking for a quotation manager (i.e. a program to organize and comment textual citations), friendly to the Ubuntu desktop. I found textcite, but I'd prefer something native to linux. What options ...
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How can I automatically select a new background when my external monitor disconnects?

I have this image: Currently, this is stretched across two monitors (connected via VGA) and it works perfectly. What I want to be able to do is, when I disconnect my monitor, be able to switch to ...
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Is google earth 32 bit best for Ubuntu 64 bit 14.04?

I want to report something amazing. Two days ago I tried to install google-earth-stable 64 bit for Ubuntu along with the required dependencies. When I tried to install it via Ubuntu Software Center I ...
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Hardware Virtualization not possible, virtualbox alternatives?

I have two processors, but virtualbox won't accept that unless I have hardware virtualization (vt-x) enabled, for which my bios setup doesn't give an option, and the option was never added in bios ...
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How do I set up parental controls on Tahr? [duplicate]

Keep in mind that this question is not asking for merely a time limiter! Please read the full question and see that I also want to limit application and internet access. The solution doesn't have ...
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What is a secure and reliable alternative to Skype?

I've been browsing the Internet for quite a while on the search for an alternative to Skype. Since I'm looking for a cross-platform program, I chose Jitsi for a start but found that it works quite ...
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Is there any facial recognition software for logging in on Ubuntu 14.04/10

Is there any facial recognition software for logging in on Ubuntu 14.04? I've searched the web, and found projects like PAM and IMRSV Cara. I also found instructions for running these programs on ...
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Open Source web based Inventory

I'm currently looking for an opensource web based inventory. I saw a few like GLPI and OCS Inventory NG but don't have much idea about it as I have not used one before. Please give your suggestions. ...
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alternate for PowerWorld Simulator

I have used PowerWorld Simulator in windows. But this software is unavailable for ubuntu. Is there any alternate for this software?
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Is there any GUI application for command rsync?

I am currently synchronize between local folders in my computer by following command: rsync -av --delete "[source]" "[destination]" Now I want to do this via GUI. so, Is there any GUI available for ...
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Any alternative to Wine

I'm looking for an application to do the same sort of thing as Wine: Running Windows applications on Ubuntu. Is there any alternative application instead of install/using Wine?
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Photography Post Processing : For Slideshows to Music

I am migrating from Windows to Linux and have a question about post processing software on Linux: I already use GIMP / G'MIC and have a question regarding rather specialist bits of post processing. ...
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How to watch a video cropped and ratio resized/scaled?

Can I watch only a half region of a video with the ratio scaled? As with the illustration, I want to watch a perfect circle instead of an oval and I want the ads removed. Scaling the media player ...
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Microsoft Onenote alternative with support for my stylus

I know how many questions about onenote alternatives and I read through them but didn't find something fitting for me. So what am I looking for? Support for my Stylus / hand written notes Adding ...
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Mouseless Clipboard Manager

There are a lot of clipboard managers available, but I search one which can be used without using the mouse. Has someone a recommendation for me?
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Solar System Model Live Wallpaper

New here (Duh!) and I was checking some live wallpapers that are similar to stuff for the android phones and tablets. I am looking for a way to have an actual and interactive solar system model as a ...
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What are the main browsers for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

What are the browsers that I can get on Ubuntu? I know there is Firefox, as that comes installed by default, and the Ubuntu Default Browser, but what others are there that you can install? I am ...
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Does Libre Office have an equivalent of one note, or is there another alternative?

I know that Libre Office is a bit like Microsoft Office, but I can't find the equivalent of One Note, something that I used a lot before I moved over to Ubuntu, and I do miss the features that it had. ...
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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 ...