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Chemical Engineering Simulation Software?

I am looking for chemical engineering simulation software similar to Aspentech Hysys for modelling of heat exchangers, pipeline flow and other material and energy balances. I can't seem to find ...
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Application to draw electrical instalations [duplicate]

Are there any good Linux applications for drawing electro fittings? I haven't been able to find any...Usually these fittings are drawn in the Autocad software.
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What are some good SVN capable GUI diff and merge applications available for Ubuntu? [closed]

I want to have a SVN capable GUI based diff and merge program in Ubuntu that can compare my version of the source code with that in the SVN server repository. Then I can selectively copy the SVN ...
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Is there a program capable of producing a nifty visual representation of file and directory ages?

Ubuntu's Disc Usage Analyser can produce a very nifty set of rings charts in which area is proportional to drive space used by directories. Is there a program capable of producing a similar (or ...
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Tool for automating video splicing at slide transitions?

I've got a bunch of hour-long videos I want to split out into 5-10 minute pieces. So far I've simply used the openshot video editor to identify good splice points, and the blazingly fast avconv ...
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Searching for the J. R. “Bob” Dobbs screensaver from Slackware to install in 13.10

I have seen on older (ca. 2004) RHEL systems a screensaver, xlock, with a twisting and morphing picture of J. R. "Bob" Dobbs. An extensive search of screensavers available for Ubuntu has not provided ...
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How to sync clipboard between ubuntu desktop and android phone?

Is there's any way by which I can sync clipboard Ubuntu 12.04/14.04 with android phone with JellyBean 4.1.2 preferably over same wifi network or over internet if that's not possible. In windows ...
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Recommendations for New Ubuntu User? [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu and I'm wondering if there is anything you recommend I do? This is my first experience with an OS other than Windows so it all seems foreign to me.
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oscilloscope for ubuntu 13.04

I need to import an mp3 or an ogg file and analyse it through an oscilloscope. Is there any free (as in beer) software to do so? I am aware of xoscope, but in the internet I have only found tutorials ...
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Is there any printer logging system available for payment?

I am living on a college and responsible for a shared printer solution. I am looking for a solution which can log every print done by users. The system needs to have some kind of logging system so I ...
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pdf comments and insert / delete / extract pages in Evince [duplicate]

I use Evince / Ubuntu 12.04 at home. I use(d) all Windows up to 7 except Vista at work. PDFs are more widespread each year. Evince is a great reader. Business use needs Office and Acrobat Standard ...
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What sketching software exists that has minimal memory requirements?

I want a software that can make sketches on lubuntu and also has ability to save it. The program must work in 512 mb or less RAM and thus I cannot use a heavy-weight - memory intensive - solution ...
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Android SDK Tool for Ubuntu [duplicate]

I just want to ask what is the Android SDK app for ubuntu OS? I want to develop and practice making Android Apps. Thanks!
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What applications can I use to synchronize my Rockbox media player?

I'm using Rockbox on my iPod Classic 80 GB. I'm interested in what applications are available for Ubuntu to manage my Rockbox media library. Can you describe what features each application has? For ...
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Decompression Program with support for special symbols? (Japanese)

I've recently gotten UTAU on Ubuntu (Through Wine / PlayOnLinux) and I've tried installing some voicebanks. I know that the default Ubuntu Archive Manager does not handle Japanese, and the tutorial I ...
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Music Player with random folder playback

Can annyone suggest any music player which allow shuffle random folder, not artist or track? For example foobar2000 has this feature in Playback - Order - Shuffle (Folder).
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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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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 ...