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Is there a game that works on one computer but with four players? [closed]

Is there a game for Ubuntu where four players can play at once? We have four game controllers and people with the age of 5 up to 50. The game should be simple: 2-D, not 3-D. It can be commercial ...
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Torrent client that saves files to torrent location

I currently use Flexget to download torrent files from an rss feed. Flexget automatically saves each torrent in its subfolder, according to a set of rules and names it accordingly. Now, what I want ...
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What is The difference between Ubuntu and the raspberry pie [closed]

What is the difference between Ubuntu and raspberry pie?
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Text editor with multi-pattern search and replace at once?

I'm looking for a GUI text editor that is capable of doing a multiple-pattern search and replace all at once. If the source would be a text file, it can be done in command line mode with sed, but the ...
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Ubuntu equivalent for Mspaint.exe? [duplicate]

What is the Ubuntu equivalent of Mspaint.exe? I need VERY BASIC image editing to make cheap comics or minor changes, creating memes, etc
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How to highlight and annotate PDF and DjVu documents?

I am looking for some good software which can highlight and annotate PDF and DjVu files in Ubuntu.
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Softwares for clustering of machines

I have taken up a project in which I have to setup a server(any kind of server) and desktop computers such that the server can use the processors of other computers for computations(or other tasks) ...
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Reset BIOS using Ubuntu

I need to reset the BIOS. I took a look into my laptop, but the CMOS battery and the jumper are covered with a lot of stuff and I don't feel like taking all of that out. So is there a way of resetting ...
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How to run indicator-remindor at login?

I installed indicator-remindor in my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS system The program seems to work properly although some warning related to the lack of the ‍/gtk-fallback.css‍ library appear at start up. Is ...
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Downloading Ubuntu: wich version to download? [duplicate]

for a 32bit/2GRAM Dell Laptop, i'll be required to download the Ubuntu 64bit or the 32bit version? Looking forward for help, and thank's for the support!
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Modern Ubuntu home media, security, and automation center [closed]

I'm looking to set up a large computer to act as a home media center, a security system, and possibly home automation. I'd like the following features 64 bit support Modern (based on a recent ...
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Text file viewer that automatically refreshes when file changes? [duplicate]

I have a text-file that is being continually written to by another program. gedit can refresh the text file contents by going to File -> Revert, but this requires manual input. Is there a text-file ...
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Supporting softwares [closed]

Does Ubuntu have support for the following programs (or viable alternatives): Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) Adobe Reader VLC Media Player also, does Ubuntu support Epson ME100 ...
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Benchmarking DNS queries

I've recently switched to a router that allows me to set the network's DNS resolution to an internal server. Because of that, I'm playing around with a few DNS caching techniques (like bind9, pdnsd, ...
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How to get the calender from 10.04 or a similar alternative?

I'm still running Ubuntu 10.04 on my older computer, since I always get one problem or another when I upgrade. I've managed to solve most of them on my newer computer, but I can't figure out how to ...
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A terminal based markdown editor that supports shortcuts

I am looking for a terminal based markdown editor which support shortcut keys like ctrl+b which will output **enter bold text here** or something like that to the markdown file. Same way for italics, ...
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Software alternative to EasyWorship

I am looking for a software alternative to EasyWorship. This is a church software to manage slides showing either Bible verses or song lyrics or just plain text for projection. Among the core ...
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What can I use to create and read PDF files? [duplicate]

I need software to create and read PDF files in my Ubuntu 14.04 like Nitro in Windows 7?
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Contact book software for marketing purposes

I need to organize my lists of work contacts and I can't find a suitable software for the purpose. My needs are (a) it has to run offline on my desktop PC, (b) allows me to perform searches across ...
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link 2 computer over the internet

I have 2 desktop computers and I would like to connect both of these computers together over the internet so I could access the information from one room to another. the computer with the files I ...
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Can master pdf editor or some other software allow me edit pdf bookmarks arbitrarily?

I try to edit bookmarks of a pdf file under master pdf editor. Maybe I miss something, but I can't create a new bookmark at the same level or at a higher level than some existing bookmarks. (e.g. ...
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Keryx Installation error [duplicate]

Dependency is not satisfiable: python(<2.7) What is the meaning of this error? And how do I troubleshoot ?
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'Todo list' type of app for Windows AND Ubuntu?

I need some recommendations on a good todo list type of app that works on Windows and Ubuntu. I would like to keep track of my assignment's due dates across both OS.
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Boot Partition Full

When I run Software Updater, it says that I don't have enough free disk space. I need 29.3 Mb of free disk space on '/boot'. I've tried the solution at How do I free up more space in /boot?. It ...
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How to pause GIF animation at specific frame

Is there any kind of GIF/Image viewer, which is able to pause GIF animation at a specific frame or on mouse click? I tried using 'Image Viewer', but it seems there is no way to stop the GIF ...
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How can I find download link of linux softwares? [duplicate]

I want download link of sofwares to download them with a download manager. Could you please help to find download link of any Linux software?
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Is there a version of Indicator-Remindor for 14.04?

I'd like to use Indicator-Remindor, but it doesn't seem to be available for 14.04, at least not in the Software Centre. Is it available somewhere else?
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after update from 12.04 to 14.01 touch pad is not working

after updating to 14.01 version my touch pad is not working. im using hp pavilion 17. my laptop is brand new, it came with 12.04 pre-installed ubuntu version. my wired usb mouse do work but the right ...
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Pen input and software backing

Will ubuntu phones have hardware support and software backing for pen like in microsoft surface and samsung note ?
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Some advice regarding software [closed]

Hey guys i wanted to ask if there will be any inconvenience if I use Linux . The problem is my teacher has recommended me 1.) G++ compiler 2.) Notepad ++ 3.) MS Visual Studio 2012 What are the ...
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Separating images from text in a scanned PDF document

Regular PDF files consist of vector elements, such as text and vector graphics, and other embedded data, such as image files. Extracting the latter is quite easy with utilities such as pdfimages (as ...
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Meeting My Video editor needs

I plan to work on 2D/3D images so GIMP and Blender seem like the best choice to me but I need a video editor that will compile the two to create my videos. If anyone needs more guidance, I'm trying ...
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How can I use pitch and speed control for audio CDs?

On the inner flap of a CD I just purchased and encoded to FLAC, there was a note saying that in order to experience the music at the appropriate pitch level (important for classical music), the pitch ...
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Is there a benchmarking/monitoring tool that can be targetted towards running applications?

I am trying to fix a performance issue bug on one of the core apps, and I would like to know if there is any benchmarking or monitoring tool that I can use to compare my different branches use of CPU. ...
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Run a web server from any directory

I am writing a small website, but I do NOT want to figure out how to install and configure complete LAMP stack to test the website from my ~/home directory. That will be completely disruptive and ...
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Calendar for Ubuntu

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS x64 Is there a downloadable calendar for Ubuntu, which I could fill with deadlines of projects? Not web-based, installation pure to system, not side programs required.
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Quotation software

I'm looking for a quotation manager (i.e. a program to organize and comment textual citations), friendly to the Ubuntu desktop. I found textcite, but I'd prefer something native to linux. What options ...
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How can I automatically select a new background when my external monitor disconnects?

I have this image: Currently, this is stretched across two monitors (connected via VGA) and it works perfectly. What I want to be able to do is, when I disconnect my monitor, be able to switch to ...
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Is google earth 32 bit best for Ubuntu 64 bit 14.04?

I want to report something amazing. Two days ago I tried to install google-earth-stable 64 bit for Ubuntu along with the required dependencies. When I tried to install it via Ubuntu Software Center I ...
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Hardware Virtualization not possible, virtualbox alternatives?

I have two processors, but virtualbox won't accept that unless I have hardware virtualization (vt-x) enabled, for which my bios setup doesn't give an option, and the option was never added in bios ...
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How do I set up parental controls on Tahr? [duplicate]

Keep in mind that this question is not asking for merely a time limiter! Please read the full question and see that I also want to limit application and internet access. The solution doesn't have ...
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What is a secure and reliable alternative to Skype?

I've been browsing the Internet for quite a while on the search for an alternative to Skype. Since I'm looking for a cross-platform program, I chose Jitsi for a start but found that it works quite ...
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Is there any facial recognition software for logging in on Ubuntu 14.04/10

Is there any facial recognition software for logging in on Ubuntu 14.04? I've searched the web, and found projects like PAM and IMRSV Cara. I also found instructions for running these programs on ...
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Open Source web based Inventory

I'm currently looking for an opensource web based inventory. I saw a few like GLPI and OCS Inventory NG but don't have much idea about it as I have not used one before. Please give your suggestions. ...
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Is there any GUI application for command rsync?

I am currently synchronize between local folders in my computer by following command: rsync -av --delete "[source]" "[destination]" Now I want to do this via GUI. so, Is there any GUI available for ...
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Any alternative to Wine

I'm looking for an application to do the same sort of thing as Wine: Running Windows applications on Ubuntu. Is there any alternative application instead of install/using Wine?
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Photography Post Processing : For Slideshows to Music

I am migrating from Windows to Linux and have a question about post processing software on Linux: I already use GIMP / G'MIC and have a question regarding rather specialist bits of post processing. ...
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Microsoft Onenote alternative with support for my stylus

I know how many questions about onenote alternatives and I read through them but didn't find something fitting for me. So what am I looking for? Support for my Stylus / hand written notes Adding ...
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Mouseless Clipboard Manager

There are a lot of clipboard managers available, but I search one which can be used without using the mouse. Has someone a recommendation for me?
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Solar System Model Live Wallpaper

New here (Duh!) and I was checking some live wallpapers that are similar to stuff for the android phones and tablets. I am looking for a way to have an actual and interactive solar system model as a ...