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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 ...
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What file managers are avilable for Ubuntu? [closed]

Please, can someone advise me which File Managers that are available to install and use in Ubuntu? Please include only one file manager per answer, with the following information: ...
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Are there any packages that do all the recommended configuration settings for a secured server environment?

I came across questions & articles like these: 1.) What Can Be Done To Secure Ubuntu Server? , 2.) How to prevent your website from getting hacked. which speak of many configuration settings for ...
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any equivalent for MATLAB/Simulink/Sim Power System toolbox

Is there any software/package which is equivalent to MATLAB/Simulink/Sim Power System toolbox?
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Text editor like Adobe Dreamweaver for Ubuntu 13.04

I'm new to this Ubuntu 13.04, and I'm a web designer and developer I used Dreamweaver when I am using windows so can any one help me which of the text editor is best to use which helps me in designing ...
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Are their any book cataloguing apps for Ubuntu?

I'm trying to transition from most webapps to desktop apps (partly due to pernicious overseas three-letter agencies), but I can't find any replacement for the book-managment site Goodreads. I don't ...
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File synchronization tool

I am running Ubuntu 13.04, Gnome Shell 3.6.3.1. I need to synchronize a local folder with a remote folder. The folder contains files (binary and text). There are no symlinks or hard links. But there ...
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Webmin alternative that installs & runs on the client machine & communicate via SSH

Are there any Webmin alternatives that don't consume server resources but instead install on client machine & communicate via SSH client. So effectively all the actions made on that GUI are ...
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Is there any Systems Dynamics software packaged for Ubuntu?

I'm looking for Systems Dynamics software (e.g. Stella) for Ubuntu, preferably open source. Recommendations for non packaged software that runs on Linux are also welcome. Thanks.
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Is there any filtering / censorship bypassing software for Linux? [duplicate]

I need to know if there is any filtering / censorship bypassing software for Linux such as Freegate, TorBrowser, Surfing Tunnel which are all for Windows?
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mp3 player recommendation

I would like to have an mp3 player that only displays a menu in the bar on the top of the screen or / and notifications. I don't want any complex music management, playlists etc., but I want to be ...
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Bookmarks indicator

I just realized that I would like a bookmark indicator -- not a menu, but a stretch of buttons on the indicator taskbar on the top of the Ubuntu desktop that can directly be clicked to call a ...
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Anything that converts GUI actions to commands to be sent to remote ubuntu via SSH? [duplicate]

Is there anything that would allow me to run a GUI on client side of SSH(ie on windows)& that would convert the GUI actions made to corresponding commands to be sent via SSH client(in my case ...
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What DVD players allow easy selection of chapters/titles during playback?

I need a DVD player that shows this: That is Windows Media Player 12, it shows chapter and title that its playing. Thanks in advance and please don't tell me VLC, because it doesn't have that ...
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What is the best open source log server software [closed]

What is the best open source software to set up log server in Linux ? It is better to have the function to let admin to customize the module, eg I want to add a new item for a specific log (eg, ...
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Private alternative to Google Docs?

Is there software to install on an ubuntu server, and then use to collaboratively edit text files, sometimes adding some attachments? it's important that no data is lost if 2 people save the same doc ...
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Which version of Ubuntu is suitable for my Intel Atom N2600 processor? [duplicate]

I have a laptop, its configuration is as follows: Processor: Intel Atom N2600 (1.6 Ghz, 1 MB cache) memory: 1 GB HDD: 320 GB Which version of Ubuntu is suitable for this PC?
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Is there an alternative to gnome-terminal?

Are there any terminals that can serve as an alternative to gnome-terminal. Do these alternatives have other/extra features ?
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What is a good icon chooser?

Is there an icon chooser which will present me a list of the current icon theme's icons to choose from like this one which is from the Nautilus Actions Config Tool, but returns a path to my chosen ...
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Looking for a download manager [duplicate]

I'm looking a download manager for Ubuntu which allows to resume downloading from the last point if a connection is lost. It should be like download master for windows.
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Anyone can recommend a free and easy-to-use UML diagramming tool for beginners?

I'm trying to find a tool for creating UML diagrams for my work. Usability is a major criteria for me. I’m just starting out,many things to learn. Free would be great, but I would be glad to pay if ...
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Are there alternatives to software center?

Are there any GUI alternatives to the Ubuntu Software Center with Fast application loading/Low startup time Fast search Low weight/size Application purchase facility
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Software for printing dierctly to cd

I am using a hpc5280 printer but I cannot seem to find software where I can print directly to a CD. I used to use NCH Free Softare on Windows.
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How do I arrange photos by visual similarities?

I'm looking for a software to arrange and view all my 30k pictures by similarities. Definitely I won't tag them one by one! I was looking for something similar to visolu2 (an iPad app), or something ...