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Is there any command-line image/PDF/PPT (powerpoint) viewer that supports transitions?

I was looking for some viewers that can handle displaying both pictures and PDFs (ideally, PPTs, but I reckon that's asking too much), with transitions (fade in, fade out, etc). On top of that, I ...
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Youtube Batch Uploader with GUI?

I'm searching for a Youtube Batch Uploader for Ubuntu and I can't find anyone. Windows have a lot of softwares like that, but in Ubuntu I can't find anyone. I already see this question and this ...
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Best Professional Video editor for Linux equivalent to Sony Vegas Pro?

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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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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what are alternative program for ETABS?

Hi I'm new to Ubuntu but i like it so much that i am telling all my friends to get rid of windows and start Ubuntu.But there is this problem : many of my friends are engineers and so they have to use ...
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ACL tool for audit of Ubuntu production servers

In my production environment, I have close to 10 Ubuntu 12.04 Servers and I want to get the list of users from them. I am looking for some kind of script or tool (non-gui) to get the same. Yes, I can ...
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Equivalent to Windows' “Disk Space Fan”?

I used this program a fair bit back in Windows. What's something vaguely equivalent?
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Support for geological software applications in Ubuntu

We are from petroleum industry, and we are using geological software applications like: Paradigm IHS Kingdom Petrel software We do also use .SGY files in connection with our job. All of this ...
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What applications are available for reading Python documentation offline?

I'm interested in reading Python documentation when I'm traveling. Right now, I'm doing that by entering the command: $ pydoc2.7 PyQt4.QtGui.QPushButton Help on class QPushButton in PyQt4.QtGui: ...
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count Internet data usage in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am using a Broadband connection which provides me greater speed with Limited usage as 2.5 GB per Month. I want some application which can help me by counting my data up/down volumes everyday , so ...
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Is there any GTD or ToDo application that supports both Android and Ubuntu?

I am looking for a GTD or ToDo application for both Android and Ubuntu that provides following features: Can be used simultaneously on both - Linux and Android with the option of automatic ...
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Installing applications temporarily

I am using Ubuntu 13.10. To post some answers I may need to install some applications which I won't use much. So I would love to install those apps in way that they are gone after a restart. How can ...
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ONIX metadata editor for Ubuntu

There is widely used metadata system in book industry called ONIX for Books. Basically, ONIX metadata is just XML file. There are some commercial solutions for Windows and Mac OS X like ONIX EDIT or ...
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Total War alternative

I'm looking for an alternative to the Rome Total War-esque games. Specifically, I'll take anything that has routing (units that panic when surrounded etc). I refuse to use Wine out of security ...
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Clipboard manager history synchronization

Is there a clipboard manager with history synchronization between multiple computers using e.g. Ubuntu One/Dropbox/.. ? Currently I use Glipper, it has the Network plugin, but this needs the other ...
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Is there a Mac 68k emulator for Ubuntu 12.04?

I have a oldie but goodie program for the 68k macintosh series that I would like to run on Ubuntu 12.04. How can that be done? I have used Basilisk on Win XP but that PC now has, well of course, ...
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Software for aiding in printing photos

I wanted to know if there is any software to print photos, which can frame the photo and also change the size of it. I have two printers canon and while I found the drivers and work, Ubuntu 12.04 will ...
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What application for illustrated story telling?

I am working on a project with kids to make them narrate and illustrate their own tale on a digital format. There will be several illustrated pages and an audio files of themselves narrating the ...
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Color picker for entire screen

Is there any application that provides a color picker for the screen? For example: after starting the application the mouse is transformed into a color picker. Clicking anywhere on the screen it will ...
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Which music programmes should I consider installing on Ubuntu?

I would like to use a music programme on Ubuntu that meets the following requirements: the ability to batch rename, convert and meta tag music files, the ability to scrobble plays in the music ...
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Software which opens PSD files correctly on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am stuck in trying to find a software which can render PSD files properly under Ubuntu. I have tried GIMP and Krita but they both have problems with that - especially the clipping mask ...
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PC Pentium 4 on an HP pavilion. Any help?

I have tied 3 different versions and they install but won't start.... I get the log in screen then it starts having problems. I have a PC Pentium 4 on an HP pavilion. Any help?
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How do I find the interface of Rhythmbox?

I opened a mp3, thus started Rhythmbox and then minimized the UI. Now I can't find a way to find the UI anymore, it's not in the taskbar nor can I access it from alt-tab. What can I do?
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is there a hostsman like app for Ubuntu

One way to keep malware and advertisements outside the door is by blocking the computers that serve this content.... - tweakers.net tweakers.net(Dutch) was talking about hostsman, according to ...
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What constructive work can be done from spare 64 bit Ubuntu System [closed]

I have some Ubuntu x86_64 system lying around. I want to use them for good or maybe to show my students what all can be done using linux, distributed system and other software Please guide me Thanks
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Installing ubuntu on pepper pad 2

I bought a Pepper pad 2 and was wondering what would be the best release of Ubuntu would be best. It is rather old and would like to find different uses out of it?
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Is there any Deep Freeze-like application for Ubuntu?

I'd like to know if there is any alternative to Deep Freeze for Linux that still under development, because I've read some things on the internet and looks like the same company which developed Deep ...
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which version should I install for intel atom CPU 230 @ 1.6 GHZ, 1G Ram acer aspire revo? [duplicate]

I have an Acer Aspire Revo R3600 , intel atom CPU 230 @ 1.6 GHZ, 1G Ram, 120G hard disk and currently running window xp (but in the system properties, it says 895 ram only). it is slow and so I would ...
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What is a torrent client with cli that can handle about 7000 torrents?

I want to mirror librivox.org, so I need a torrent client with an cli that can handle at least 7000 torrent files, and has a method to add those via bash script or something (Like torrentclient --add ...
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Is there a software alternative in Ubuntu for iSpy in windows (multiple Web cam recording software[DVR] )?

I use iSpy in windows for recording multiple webcams and from multiple audio sources i.e, using the PC as a DVR. Is there a software for Ubuntu that can do that? I need advanced features like motion ...
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Any recomendations for a Remote connection manager

I currently use PAC (Perl Auto Connect), but I am largely unhappy with it in a few way. I am looking for a remote connection manager to replace it. This should be a very popular topic with people that ...
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Network Simulator for Ubuntu 12.04

I'm looking for good open-source network simulator programs which I can use on my Ubuntu 12.04 I know about Cisco-packet tracer and I used it in my 32 bit machine earlier. But now my 64 bit machine ...
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What Music programs will sync my MP3 player, Sony walkman S?

I am looking for a good music player for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32-bit that will sync metadata and my playlists to a Sony walkman S series MP3 player. So far I have tried banshee, Rythmbox, and ...
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Best Ubuntu-based distro for older computer? [closed]

I am an Ubuntu-enthusiast and computer repair business owner. I conviced one of my customers to let me replace his Windows Vista installation with an Ubuntu-based one. I assured him that it would ...
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can any one recommend me free stock market software?

I have tried to install qtstalker,grism. But it is not available in my ubuntu software center.I guess it is not available on ubuntu 13.04. Can anyone recommend me free software for 'technical ...
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Recent file viewer for Xfce?

Is there any other ''recent file viewer'' besides Gnome Activity Journal? Since GAJ doesn't seem to work using Xfce.
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Can Ubuntu 12.04 be run in P4 Compaq? [duplicate]

Can I run Ubuntu 12.04 on P4 3.06 Ghz . I am currently using Windows 7 with no Aero Features. I have no Graphics Card and a 16 MB video card.
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Alert when a wifi network is detected?

Is there any way to play a sound to alert me when a wifi(wireless) network is detected?
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What ubuntu version should install for a Toshiba Satellite l305d (64 kb)

I bought a Toshiba Satellite L305D-SP6805R, It comes with an ATI Radeon HD 3100 graphics card, an AMD Athlon X2 64-bits processor. I’ve tried to install in Ubuntu and Fedora, but all of them have ...
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TTS in multiple languages, to MP3

I'm looking for a software that can read different languages in the same text. I would prefer a software for ubuntu, but I can accept to use wine. The document in question has a series of sentences ...
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Convert multiple images to png with Adam7 interlacing

Is there any application in Ubuntu which can convert multiple images to png with Adam7 interlacing like in Gimp
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Is it possible to burn to multiple CDs at once (with a GUI)?

I have a minor dilemma, in that I need to be able to burn multiple CDs at once, but with a GUI. I have run into solutions using cdrao (did I get that right) and scripts, but as I'm not the only one ...
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Is there an application that allows me to view Markdown files? [duplicate]

I don't want a WYSIWYG Markdown editor. I wouldn't mind if the app allows me to edit the file, as long as it renders it separately. I know that Markdown is easy to read without rendering it but I ...
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Hindi Typing Tutor

I have been trying to learn hindi typing which uses devnagri script. Do we know if there are any typing tutors for Hindi language (देवनागरी लिपि)? The standard official script adopted by Indian ...
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Journal Software That Works

I am working on a book and two computer programs. The amount of time I spend dealing with how everything is organized makes the amount of time I spend writing negligible. My Requirements: ...
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Is there any software for tracking TV shows?

I'm looking for a software to track my favorite TV shows on Ubuntu 13.04 to know when next episodes will be on air. Is there any to recommend me?
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Good media catalogue for Ubuntu

I have a lot of Audio CDs, DVDs, Data CDs/ DVDs containing audio/ video media like MP3 files or mp4 files, etc. Could you please recommend some software that will index this media and let me search ...
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Please recommend a hex editor for shell

Can you recommend a hex editor that can be run from shell? I need to be able to edit not only view the content.
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Need a PDF editor that will let me highlight text [duplicate]

I've looked in the Software Centre but no mention of highlight features for the various PDF edit software. I've installed adobe reader 9 but it doesn't seem to have the option. Does anyone know of ...
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Extract text from pdf, MS ofiices file and other document

I need a command line tool that will extract plain text from MS office files(all formats), pdf and other file formats. I looked at libre office command line but was not able to find the filters for ...