Questions asking for specific applications that perform a given task or work with a given file format.

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is it possible to install ubuntu desktop and ubuntu server in the same computer?

I am new to ubuntu, i want to know if i can install ubuntu desktop version and ubuntu server version in the same computer. Im excited to learn of the new technology (new to me) and to start coding my ...
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Command-line breakout?

I love a good old game of breakout! Though I really hate GUIs and prefer TUIs and the command-line, so I was wondering if there is a command-line version of the game breakout? I searched in the Ubuntu ...
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Real-time planetarium

After finding this, I started wondering if there was some more real-time software out there which would cover a wider range to the software that I found there, or at least so that I could observe ...
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Real-time star map

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18 and I was wondering if there is any sort of graphical application which shows you all the planets and stars etc that are above you (based on your ...
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Command-line IRC program? [duplicate]

I currently use xchat as my default IRC program, but I don't really like GUIs, I prefer TUIs, is there an IRC program out there which has a TUI rather than a GUI? I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with ...
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BASIC programming language [duplicate]

I want to run some BASIC codes on Ubuntu 14.04 . Can someone please refer to the interpreters or IDEs which are available for running BASIC codes?
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What linux operating system to use? [duplicate]

First, i am really sorry because i am a big beginner with Linux. I searched the internet for a suitable solution,but everything just confuses me. Well i have a very old notebook...not exactly but a ...
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Multiplayer command-line Chess

I love a good game of Chess, but what I would love even more is a Chess application that has the following features: Has a TUI rather than a GUI and is fully used from the command-line Has ...
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Is there any calculator with degrees, minutes and seconds calculation?

I need a calculator software for calculating DMS (degree, minutes, seconds). Maybe something like this: I need to use the calculator to calculate somthing like this easily: 87°43′41″ + 120°33′1″ ...
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xslt 2.0 or later for ubuntu 32bit

I am facing problems finding free xslt processor 2.0 or later version for ubuntu. The current xsltproc processor doesn't recognize Xpath trnslate() function because its version is 1.0. Please help me ...
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DBF viewer for Ubuntu

I need to open dbf files on my Ubuntu 15 and as I found LibreOffice can does this. But I'm getting General Error. General input/output error. Is there ANY tool or built-in some software tool ...
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NTFS defrag tool for Ubuntu

I am searching for a NTFS defrag tool for Ubuntu and I came across this : Defragging NTFS Partitions from Linux. I want to know how to install UltraDefrag on Ubuntu 14.04.
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Terminal space invaders?

I was just wondering if there was a command-line TUI space invaders game for Ubuntu? I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.04.
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How to find gaps in list?

So, I have allot of files (167k) and now they are now in proper order, thanks to Serg's script in here - http://askubuntu.com/a/686829/462277 . And now I need to find gaps between filenames, the ...
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Renaming bunch of files, but only part of the title

I need to rename a bunch of files (about 167k), and only part of the title in each file. From: Aaaa.bb - 2 tag tag_tag 9tag Aaaa.bb - 125 tag_tag 9tag Aaaa.bb - 3567 tag 9tag To: Aaaa.bb - 000002 ...
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How to recover deleted files from a Fuji camera

I have a Fuji X-M1 digital camera and just now accidentally all of the images on it were deleted. I have read the answers here How to recover deleted files?, however they don't make it very clear ...
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Software for capturing of selected text from any place (browser, text editor, etc)

Please, give me advice about software which can capture selected text due to some shortcut in notes list. Ideally, this should be something like CintraNotes on Windows. This is solution which I ...
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Convert SQL Server Stored Procedure into MY SQL Stored Procedure

Any tools are available to Convert SQL Server Stored Procedure into MY SQL Stored Procedure. We tried with some license tool but only tables are created properly, but Stored Procedure are created ...
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change of OS from windowsxp to ubuntu [duplicate]

I am using samsung cpu with Intel Pentium P4 processor and 512MB RAM. Can I run ubuntu with these specifications smoothly?
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Theme creation utility that automates the creation of the CSS files

I am starting to get into GTK and window theme creation, and if I have all of the images for the different states of all the buttons etc, and I know what colours I want for everything like ...
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Error running questasim in ubuntu 15.04

I installed questasim by following all procedures. when i try to open questasim by typing vsim in terminal i got the following error. :~$ vsim Error: cannot find ...
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Net speed indicator for Ubuntu 15.04

What are some net speed indicator available for Ubuntu 15.04 and how to install them?
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Software products to use for Business [closed]

Looking to switch to Ubuntu for small business. What are comparable products to use for the following? Financials or QuickBooks Skype OneNote SQL Server Instant Messaging Would love to migrate ...
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Alternatives to Cheese [closed]

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 and I find Cheese very basic, are there any alternatives (I have already read this Anything better than Cheese for video capture?, however that is only really on video ...
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Window 'grouping'?

I was just wondering, is there any way of 'grouping' windows? I mean, is there a way of joining the edges of two or more windows together so that when one is moved, the other moves with it, acting as ...
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Command-line version of System Monitor statistical information on CPU, RAM, Swap, and Network traffic

I often use the program htop as a replacement for the System Monitor's Processes tab, but I have found no such replacement in the command-line for the Resources tab which displays live statistical ...
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Mouse applications [duplicate]

Is there a mouse application for assigning buttons in Ubuntu ?! I have a Logitech mx master I'm trying to assign some of the buttons on it , it has the default buttons configured, by default.
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Image recognition search software?

I have recently lost an image, I know it is somewhere on my machine, but I don't where. And I have an image which looks very similar to it. Is there any kind software for Ubuntu similar to the Google ...
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A standby timer app for Ubuntu?

Is there an app, either as standalone GUI or tray indicator applet, to set a countdown timer after which the system is automatically turned into standby?
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What is your favorite HexEditor? [closed]

What are the most available open source GUI hex-editor for the Ubuntu LTS 14.04 Desktop? I have HexEdit running on OS X, and am looking for something similar. A bit more modern perhaps, with good ...
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How to turn an animated GIF into seperate still PNG files [duplicate]

Is there any way in Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 to convert an animated GIF file into separate PNG still images? So that each frame becomes a separate PNG image file.
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Is there a program similar to Wine that runs Mac software?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.04, and I have got a Mac program in the Mac installation format (I believe it to a .dmg) which I wish to use, however I don't really have a functioning Mac to use it on ...
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graphical text editor that can filter text through shell commands?

I used to use NEdit as a graphical text editor, but lately it no longer works right due to lack of maintenance. So I am looking for a replacement. Is there any graphical text editor that can send a ...
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Software for making a video course

Me and my friend need to make a video course for school assignment. We chose to make a course about Ubuntu. We would like to make something similar to famous CBT Nuggets, and if it will be valuable, ...
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Least resources usage browser

I'm planning to have a ubuntu server with a kiosk on it that will run a long running program (ran on a browser using lot of JS animations). I want to let the browser/js animations use as much ...
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How can I resize all images contained in a PDF?

I have some PDFs (lecture notes, probably created with PowerPoint and certainly not scanned!) which have super high resolution images. I would like all images in those PDFs to be resized to at most ...
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software suggestion for drawing software diagrams [duplicate]

i am new to Ubuntu. need a suggestion for software to making **ERD,class & level diagrams in Final year project
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Access-like file DB

What are some recommendations for Access-like file DBs that have a nice query GUI. I am familiar with SQLite but that doesn't keep together all the data and queries in the same file like Access. I ...
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Is there a software for visual display of disk space? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a software which allows me to see what is consuming the most disk space and also to delete the files from there.
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formatting epub books [duplicate]

Can someone please recommend a tool that can correctly format epub files? I have a few books that are so badly formatted that I can't bear to read them: special characters come out as garbage and ...
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Are there any good podcast clients for Ubuntu and alternatives?

I was really curious to know the answer to this one. I tried a little bit of search on the forum but there was not a question like this (although I may be wrong, and if I am, please direct me to the ...
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Software for converting and cutting videos with webm support

I am looking for a file converting program to trim and convert videos into .webm format. I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS.
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Recover data from damaged DVD [duplicate]

Im new to Linux. I need a software with GUI to recover data from scratched or damaged DVD .I can't find any software for this purpose. In Windows there is CD/DVD data recovery tool.I thought that dvd ...
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Text editor with font colouring

Does Ubuntu have a text editor with choosing the colours of font? I don't mean those which highlight programming language syntax with colours for different types of statements. I just mean regular ...
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MAC OSX like offline dictionary on Ubuntu 14.04 or 15.10

I have seen this Mac OS X-like built-in dictionary in Ubuntu question's answer but goldendict is no more compatible with 14.04. It's dependencies can't be resolved due to older version. MAC OSx has a ...
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What is bogofilter, and do I need it?

I am trying to thin out the applications and processes on my computer. To do this, I am going through the pack lists in synaptic. I got to bogofilter, which says its a wordlist spam filter. I am not ...
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Which Ubuntu distro to install on Dell Inspiron mini 10v with Intel Atom? Also to play Netflix? [duplicate]

I have Dell Inspiron mini 10v with Intel Atom processor that was given to me. IT believe this has 1GB RAM. Unsure if it is HDD or SSD but how do I find out? It does not have CD. However, I have ...
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How to put a box around something in GIMP?

This is a very simply question, but one that I have been struggling to find an answer to: How can I put a box outline around something in GIMP? So that you can easily circle (but with a rectangle or ...
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Comment & Highlight the PDF & DJVU files?

I have just started working with Ubuntu. My work includes a lot of books that to be read. Hence while reading, I need to --comment & highlight the characters in the form of PDF & DJVU file. ...