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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.
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Cloning Ubuntu installation without needing a Grub2 reinstall?

Is there any software out there that would allow a Ubuntu Hard Drive to be cloned without needing to reinstall grub after installation?
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Music player with Nested Playlist

Is there an MP3 player / manager that supports nested playlists? For example, for Iron Maiden I would have: Iron Maiden |- Long Songs |- Short Songs So playing "Iron Maiden" would play both "Long ...
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Can someone recommend me a backup solution that can be used for an educational institution? [duplicate]

The online university where I study is constantly experiencing data loss, including students’ files and literature, so I want to recommend them an effective solution.
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Break Reminder for Ubuntu?

What is the best software for Ubuntu to remind us to take a break for our eyes (like EyeLeo in Windows).
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I need to find all pictures on ubutu 13.10

Is there something, I can use to find all the pictures on my pc and external HD and copy them all into one folder ?
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Stock Exchange Application [duplicate]

please tell me any type of Stock Exchange application available into linux like some other os window 7 available software like Odin Diet
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How can i open SISX package?

I recently downloaded a dictionary and a movie both in a compressed format carrying the name (SISX), but my ubuntu 13.10 could not open it, i searched the software center but it did not hep.
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What version should I install that will work best with my ATI 4670 card?

I have a Dell Studio XPS 1647 laptop that has a dual-core Intel Core i5 and an ATI Radeon 4670 GPU. It originally came with Windows 7 Home Premium installed, but I have since upgraded to Windows 8 ...
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CAD applications, Photoshop, SketchUp , Corel apps for Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am planning to change from Windows to Ubuntu because Windows is hard to maintain (because of virus threats and expensive security software). But I'm worrying whether CAD applications such as ...
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CAD (Photoshop, SketchUp, Corel) apps on Ubuntu?

I am planning to replace Windows, but I'm worrying if CAD application such as Autodesk AutoCAD, 3ds Max, Corel Draw and SketchUp, are they working well with Ubuntu?
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Parental controls for Edubuntu 12.04?

My daughter's birthday is coming up, and I wanted to give her a new (old) laptop, with Edubuntu installed. I was hoping there was some built in parental controls since Edubuntu is designed for kids ...
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Prevent lost of highlighting of Microsoft Word documents?

How can I open a MS Word .doc file in Ubuntu in a way that will preserve the highlighting done when it was created? LibreOffice strips the highlighting when I load the files, and Google Docs will not ...
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Software to automatically download Youtube videos

I'm looking for (free) Ubuntu YouTube software that can perform two tasks (could be separate software): display on screen notification (like transmission does when a download has finished) when a ...
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Alternative Open Source software to GFI end point security

What are the GUI open source alternatives To GFI end point security for Windows? knowing that i'm using Ubuntu 12.04 64bit Thanks in advance...
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Some Nice Icon Themes for Ubuntu [closed]

Last night I was searching for some good looking icon themes availabe for Ubuntu, but unfortunately could not find any post which gives a list of themes :(. From yesterday night I started searching ...
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Software to easily and quickely create colorful and intuitive review sheets [duplicate]

What is the most effective way to create review papers that include math notation on the computer considering the following aspects? Quality and capabilities - What limits do I have in creating ...
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Workflow for creating math heavy notes and review sheets on Linux

I'm looking for an effective way to create notes, summaries, reviews and essays. Thus far I used a mixture of LibreOffice and LaTex, depending on size, complexity and importance. Anything that ...
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Parental Controls

Just updated my son's PC with saucy & wondered if there is a simple way of adding parental controls to it? I looked into DansGuardian but I don't have a server...and I'm not well versed in ...
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Boxlight interactive Projector Drivers installing problem

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 operating system. I try to install light Pen and SP drivers software for "BOX LIGHT" projector.But it doesn't work. (I also tried login as root' but no result) pls tell ...
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How can I check if a PPA has packages for another Ubuntu version?

I use a lot of PPA's. I'd like to check if all of them have packages for Saucy before updating. Is there a program which checks whether my PPAs have packages for a different version of Ubuntu?
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Any game like TuxKartRacing for ubuntu?

I like this game TuxKartRacing and want other games like this. Please help me. I already use gbrainy, Torcs, Neverball, 0ad and metal blob solid
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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: ...