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What versioning filesystem?

I'd like to (automatically) keep previous versions of files that I'm working on when saved, without using explicit 'commits' to git or other VCS, and without changing the name of the saved file. ...
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vuze search results empty or null

A search for "Ubuntu", or for anything, never turns up results: Diagnostics: Pausing downloads before performing test................................................... TCP/Web100 Network ...
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how do I install Vuze 5.2?

Currently Vuze 4.3.0.6 is installed from apt-get. I want to update to the latest Vuze version. Can I download a JAR? I hesitate to manually install software. current version is 5.2 on vuze.com ...
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Convert docx to PDF

I am trying to convert docx files to pdf on my Ubuntu server using the command line but none of converters I tried so far seems to convert Word 2007/2010/2013 files correctly. Appearently online ...
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Is there an opensource alternative to FontPrep?

I switched from mac os to Ubuntu. So far it's going great, but I'm missing one small application: fontprep. It's used to generate webfonts. Please see the FontPrep website. I'm wondering if there's ...
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How can I remove the grayscale page background of a PDF document scan while preserving the text? (Binarization)

My PDF contains 600 pages with images of text. It has 2 "layers". "Layer 1": Background colour image "Layer 2": Text image I would like to remove all background image layers in the total PDF file ...
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Is there an Advanced-Power-Manager with bandwidth monitoring for Ubuntu? (like on Synology?)

Like this one: A powerful power management application subsuming Synology Diskstation's integrated one and enabling the administrator to perform automatic on-demand power up and shut down of the ...
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I need a program to create a website like page but it cannot be online at all

I am after a program that i can basically like creating a webpage but do not want the page to be online at all. so I can add data like videos, pictures and text and design. Is there anything available ...
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Intel Quick Sync Video codec

I'm looking for Intel Quick Sync Video codec and / or video encoding software that also can take benfit of Intel QSV. Any suggestion?
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I need an equvalent to Noteshelf for Ubuntu

I am a new Ubuntu user, and i am searching for the equivalent of Noteshelf for Ubuntu it does not have to be freeware it has to be as close as possible to Noteshelf that is I need it for college... ...
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Is there any non-linear presentation software for linux like Prezi Desktop

I like non-linear presentation software like prezi. The problem with Prezi is it is not open source and not a desktop client (For linux). You will say use Libra-Office Impress but it is linear and I ...
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is there any way I can run Linux commands in the web? [duplicate]

I am looking for software/application that can help me of checking some Linux commands working in a browser irrespective of OS. I mean Live CLI in the browser. Thank you.
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Any good app to manage the blocking of websites?

I'm currently setting up 12.04 for a Windows convert-friend of mine. He has a problem with porn movies and has been trying to manage this problem. He's asked me to block his favourite porn sites to ...
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How to open a Powerpoint presentation in Ubuntu?

I have received a few Xmas cards using powerpoint. Is their an Ubuntu equivalent to open this file?
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Picasa-like Image Viewer for Ubuntu

I am looking for an image viewer which allows me to flip through a huge number of images (~10000 images) very quickly so that minute changes are visible. I need this for image classification and ...
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To perform Printer maintenance in Ubuntu, is there an application for several types of printers? [closed]

To perform Printer maintenance in Ubuntu, is there an application that is available for several types of printers? I want to get details about Ink levels and do Clean the Printer and Align the ...
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What trusted file cleaning tools are available for Ubuntu?

I want to get a trusted file cleaning tool to remove unwanted files. When I try to add the Ubuntu Tweak repository it says it is from an untrusted repository. So, are there any trusted file ...
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how to open folders in new window by default ubuntu 1310

how to make by default open in new window for folders ubuntu 1310 please I'm unable to configure folder options
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Voice changer application that can work with Google Voice on Ubuntu?

Is there a voice changer application that can work with Google Voice on Ubuntu? I.e., it can modify the voice coming into the microphone and send the modified voice to the other side of Google Voice ...
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No -R(recursive) option in ctags

I am using 12.04 LTS, I had installed ctags(exuberant) but while installing at end I am getting following log: Unpacking exuberant-ctags (from .../exuberant-ctags_1%3a5.9~svn20110310-3_i386.deb) ... ...
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looking for a jukebox player on ubuntu

I'm looking for a Jukebox player at a Party that lets anybody of the participants to add a song to the queue without having it played immediately over the song being played at the moment/cut the ...
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Need asn viewer GUI software for Ubuntu

I have a file having ASN data which is BER encoded. And I want to decode the same. Is there any tool in linux/unix which can achieve this?
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Publishing with Ubuntu

Just got a laptop running Ubuntu and I need to publish brochures. I use Microsoft Publisher. Is there any software I can use that has the same or similar features to MS Publisher?
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Tool to Fetch and Embed Movie Poster in File

I have a collection of movies in a directory on my computer. I am looking for a tool that can process this directory, look the movies up online (i.e. on IMDB), fetch the movie poster/DVD cover, and ...
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Why don't any of the quake engines from the repo work?

I have the quake shareware installed using dosbox. > tree . ├── deice.exe ├── install.bat ├── QUAKE_SW │   ├── CWSDPMI.EXE │   ├── GENVXD.DLL │   ├── HELP.TXT │   ├── ID1 │   │   └── PAK0.PAK │   ...
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vgaswitcheroo on desktop

I'm using a desktop setup with Ivy Bridge motherboard, monitor connected with Thunderbolt and switching to discrete GPU with the commercial product LucidLogix Virtu on windows. Are there any ...
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Binary/usenet NZB download program

I'm searching for a binary (also known as Usenet) program similar to my Windows program alt.binz. I really like alt.binz because it does everything for me from downloading, repairing, unrarring and ...
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How do I convert image and audio into avi video file?

I need to convert image and audio into avi video files for use with a video mixing tool that only accepts avi video. How do I: convert mp3 audio to avi without video channel convert jpg image to ...
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How to make a Flash or HTML5 Panorama

Is there any open source tool for Ubuntu that could make a flash/HTML5 panoramic? I have made a few panoramas using Hugin, and I would love to be able navigate them from a browser. Pano2vr works ...
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Tool to disable services and daemons

For the old (and still used in debian) init mechanism there are tools such as rcconf to disable services and daemons. Are there such for whatever is used in Ubuntu (upstart I guess) ? I am running ...
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Get binary delta-encoded recursive diff of two directories as single patch file in CLI (and online use)

Essentially, I am looking for a GNU/Linux tool, that could recursively iterate through two directories, find file changes/additions/deletions; and for all changed files, output a diff. This can ...
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Software recommendations for graphics-centric Ubuntu system?

I want to buy a new computer and install Ubuntu. I'm artist, I work a lot with Photoshop, Corel Draw, Illustrator, Final Cut, Sound Studio, DVD Studio. I've never used Ubuntu graphic programs before. ...
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How to find duplicat photos (tagged and no tags)? [duplicate]

I've got a pretty sizeable collection of photos on my NAS. I used Shotwell to manage them and have added a number of tags to make it easier. The problem is that at some point I reimported a big chunk ...
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In Ubuntu, Is there an application like “Huawei Mobile Partner” for Broadband Connections?

I want to know that is there an application in Ubuntu which is like Huawei Mobile Partner. That application should provide: Display bandwidth SMS facility. Make Connection and ...
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Any video player that can show two subtitles at a time?

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 . Is there any video player that can show two subtitles at a time while watching? Thank you.
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Is there a text based mind mapping tool for Ubuntu?

Do you know any text based mind mapping tools for Ubuntu? I.E. I would like to edit a text file (e.g. using vim) using a certain markup and then be able to convert it to a mind map (e.g. in png oder ...
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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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How to install Windows software on Ubuntu 13.10 ? [duplicate]

I am having many apps on Windows which are really necessary for me but on Ubuntu 13.10 they don't work as it's a different operating system. But I am not getting these software (like Maya, Adobe ...
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Auto switch workspaces

I have several monitoring applications that we would like to project using a projector in the IT area of our office. One of the apps is a Java application (so auto switching tabs in a browser will ...
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Easy to use Git server management

Regarding source controls I have experience with TFS (Team Foundation Server) and I'm working with GitHub for some of my open source projects. Now I want to setup an authenticated Git server on my own ...
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Is there a program to mine bitcoins in ubuntu 13.10?

I do not understand much about mine bitcoins, but I downloaded a program that is like a wallet, but I want to know how I do to mine. Has a calling GUIminder but is for windows, someone knows one that ...
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Alternative for Virtual DJ?

I currently use Mixxx on my system, but I am so much accustomed to the features and shortcut keys in Virtual DJ. Does anybody know any good alternative for this software?
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Minimum packages required to send email

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 and have configured logrotation on it. Now, I need to know which package I need to install so that it is able to email me the logs. Will just installing ...
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finger print reader for hp

I have a HP Touch-smart m7, is there any fingerprint reading software that would allow me to use my fingerprint reader? I have tried fprint and fingerprint-gui, neither recognize my device and when I ...
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Does ubuntu include software or application of gantt chart [duplicate]

Does ubuntu include software or application of gantt chart /table of task management and project management?
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Dolby sound effect

I am using a laptop with DOLBY advanced audio support. I was using Windows 7 before installing Ubuntu 13.10. I could feel DOLBY sound effect while using KM player. I can not feel DOLBY effect in ...
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Keeping local folders synchronized [duplicate]

After repeatedly losing data on encrypted drives due to some trivial combination of software and hardware failure, I would like to know if there is a simple tool that keeps local folders synchronized. ...
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GNU/Linux interactive table content GUI editor?

I often find myself in the need to gather data (say from the internet), into a table, for comparison reasons. I usually need the final table output in HTML or MediaWiki mostly, but often times also ...
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Internet download manager [duplicate]

Hi anyone please send link to download internet download manager on my ubuntu or else terminal commands. I am using only ubuntu and jolicloud os on my netbook.
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Is there an application that i can use to send/recive sms on my laptop? [duplicate]

I using Huawei E303C 3G dongle for internet in ubuntu. Please provide GUI App for calling, sending sms, running ussd codes using Huawei E303C 3G Dongle.