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Voice changing Karaoke machine

I am using a board with an Ubuntu image. I want to store a number of preset voice mods that will be chosen randomly and periodically. The idea is a timed change, say 300 seconds. to a randomly chosen ...
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How to easily install any GPG GUI on Ubuntu that actually works?

I am trying to install any GnuPG GUI for easy encryption/decryption of text, and I feel like I am in bizarro world where nothing works at all. On Mac OS X, I use GPGTools and it works flawlessly, so I ...
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Fast PDF reader that remembers the last viewed page

I have tried a few pdf readers : Adobe , foxit , and evince . However, all of them have one basic flaw/ short coming compared to their windows and android counterparts. I have pdf files with many ...
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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'm no longer using the system I was when I first wrote this question, and since then circumstances ...
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Looking for network surveillance tool

I sometimes use / test software that cannot be found in the apt tree. The software comes from all over the internet. When executing the software I create an extra user for this particular software and ...
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What are the Alternatives For RemasterSys?!

I need an alternative software of Remastersys since it's not working in my system (Ubuntu 12.04) I want software just like remastersys i mean i dont want to install any new packages i just want a ...
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installing mini ccnx

I want to install mini ccnx from the following site: https://github.com/chesteve/mn-ccnx/wiki/Installing I downloaded and installed all the requirement programs and then ran: sudo apt-get install ...
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Show all pictures recursively (include any subfolders)

Does anyone know an app that allows to get an overview about all pictures of a folder, including all subfolders? I would like to browse through my filesystem and then have an overview of all pictures ...
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Is there any good font editor?

There is any good font editor for ubuntu? Like high-logic Font editor for win. I tried Doubletype, but not worked very well, and really outdated.
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Python setup icon

I am using Ubuntu 13.04. I have never coded or know how to. I can only click on an icon and hope it runs. Now, I want to learn Python. I extracted a Python 3.3.2 xzipped source tarball to a file I ...
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Software for converting .m3u to .mp3

I have downloaded some of the music files which are in .m3u format and I want to convert it to .mp3 format so that I can listen it in my mp3 player. Any software available for that? Even online ...
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remote support of Ubuntu 14.4 on Hyper V

I have installed Ubuntu 14.4 in a virtual server on my MS server 2008 box. It (the Linux) is one of several servers running in my local environment. I want to remotely connect to the server without ...
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How to run adobe after effects, Premiere, and Dreamweaver CC [closed]

I'm a graphic artist, coder, and a video editor. I use often use Adobe Dream weaver, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere and Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop. Now, I switched to Ubuntu and I tried to ...
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How do I download a YouTube video?

For a school project I need to download three youtube videos and save them to a CD. I am running Ubuntu 10.10; can anybody provide instructions on how to do this? I'm fairly new to Ubuntu so the more ...
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How to get/edit EXIF meta-data of multiple images?

I ran into big problem yesterday night. I took out my old digital camera, and started using it without setting current date and time. All photos clicked now have date as Jan 01, 2009 I want to ...
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Is there a finale replacement for Ubuntu?

What is the best alternative to Finale (capable of opening and editing .mus files) on Ubuntu 14.04?
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Is there a tool for live subtitling?

For an international congress I have been tasked with organising translations. Speakers will host presentations in different languages. The translating bit itself seemed to be resolved, but we would ...
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What simple FLOSS software can I use to produce nice data visualization?

I am looking here for the best simple and intuitive application that is designed to produce neat looking graphs, for example "number of Ubuntu users in the last 10 years" or "average amounts paid by ...
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File transfer indicator applet?

In gnome-shell when you do a file transfer you get a icon appear in the bar at the top, I know in unity it shows you the information in the unity Launcher, but I have that set to autohide, so I was ...
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Best VNC client for remote desktop assistance?

Poll on best VNC / remote desktop software for assisting others on Windows/Mac machines from Ubuntu? I've heard good things about TeamViewer and Fog Creek Copilot, but I'm wondering if the included ...
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What's the best Mind Mapping Software?

Back in the dark days when I used to run windows I used to use MindJet Mindmanager and I found it to be very good. Since I have been using Ubuntu as my main operating system I have been trying to ...
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Compatible Ubuntu for Axioo Pico CJM Netbook [duplicate]

i just use ubuntu 14.04 on my Axioo Pico CJM Netbook, but my netbook lag... please do anybody have a recommendation? Intel® Atom™ Processor D2500 Memory SODIMM DDR3 2GB Intel NM10 Express Chipset ...
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HDD recovery tool

I accidentally unplugged one of my HDD's from power while running. When I boot now, the name of the drive is display as: zzzzzz and some other funny characters. Which is the best recovery tool for ...
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What media (music and video) players are there? [closed]

This question is present as a matter of historical interest. While you are encouraged to help maintain its answers, please understand that "big list" questions are not generally allowed on Ask ...
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Free pdf reader that supports taking notes (and bookmarks)

I learned about the PDF possibility of taking notes which are then stored with the document, usefull when reading ebooks. If the note taker also supports some math notation, that would be wonderful! ...
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Is there open source elearning software that works easily on Ubuntu?

I run Ubuntu 11.04 and am an elearning specialist. Many people use adobe elearning packages (articulate, storyline and captivate) to develop online learning programs. Is there an open source ...
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Best speech recognition software for ubuntu

Can someone please suggest to me a good speech recognition software for Ubuntu. I want a software which controls everything. Like for example, on the login screen instead of typing password I can say ...
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How to create a screencast?

How can I create a screencast on Ubuntu? The app I'm looking for has ideally all of these features: Can record in a format that can be played back easily on any platform and/or accepted by youtube ...
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What screenshot tools are available?

I would like to post more to Ask Ubuntu. I have noticed here that many people use images in their answers. What software are people using? Please limit one piece of software per answer
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What server control panels are available for Ubuntu Server?

As a dedicated Ubuntu server or as a VPS, I am looking for a web control panel, something like cPanel which is something like a web administrator for a server. I have not used any on Linux since I do ...
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How can I convert a .m2ts to .mkv?

Does anyone know of an application that allows me to convert an m2ts file to mkv or some other format? Preferably something that allows me to convert it directly, rather than convert the whole Blu-ray ...
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Free 2d CAD for Ubuntu [duplicate]

Okay I've looked, and I've looked but for the life of me I can't find a free 2d CAD program that is compatible for Ubuntu. I need it to be free but allow me to type in exact measurements for the sides ...
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Dell laptop display brightness problem

I am using Dell inspiron 15 and Ubuntu 13.04. I have hot keys on my keyboard to adjust display brightness and they work fine.But the problem is, as soon as I switch on the laptop the brightness is set ...
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What Application Indicators are available?

This question exists because it has historical significance, but it is not considered a good, on-topic question for this site, so please do not use it as evidence that you can ask similar questions ...
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What is the best alternative to Picasa?

I'm struggling with what to use instead of Picasa and need some help. I just need it to be organized, quick, shows all video files and is easy to delete entirely from HDD and has a good image viewer. ...
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How can I shrink .MKV files?

I am using Handbrake to rip a DVD to a MKV. The filesize for a ~5GB .VOB rip is a nearly 2GB .MKV. Is there a program in Ubuntu that shrinks MKV's? I looked around and found a lot of Windows ...
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Reliable bootable USB creator in Ubuntu

I need a reliable application which will make usb pen drives bootable. Recently, I tried creating a bootable lubuntu-13-04-alternate usb on a ubuntu 12.10 system but ended up with 'boot error' when ...
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Ubuntu Newbie User

I am a new ubuntu user. I only use the basic apps. I have been a Windows user my entire life but I am changing upon recommendation of my software engineer cousin. I would like to know if ubuntu can ...
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Software Engineering UML modeling Tool For Ubuntu [duplicate]

I need UML modeling tool for Ubuntu such as STARUML. I need to design Sequences, Activity, UseCases for My Projects.
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Is there a Gmail Drive?

is there the gdrive in ubuntu? like windows have. Or similar
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What fast image viewers are available for Ubuntu?

What is the fastest / most responsive image viewer? I'm looking for a program that is responsive and opens large .jpgs fast - progressively and/or by cleverly loading only parts it will render. A 6 ...
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Recommendations for a network monitoring data counter?

Is there a graphical data counter for Ubuntu that records how much uploaded/downloaded data was used and bandwidth being used and total amounts, filtering it by application?
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Is there a lightweight tool to crop images quickly?

I need to crop images often - photos, printscreens, etc., and loading gimp for such a simple task takes way too long. Can you recommend a more robust alternative?
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What is the most appropriate git server for Ubuntu 14.04?

There is an old gitosis install guide at the Community Wiki where one of the opening paragraphs is the following: WARNING This guide is written for Gitosis, which has been out of active ...
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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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is there any calculator in software centre which could solve quadratic equations?

I want good scientific calculator which can calculate the roots of any quadratic equation just by entering the quadratic equation first of all is any app like those there in ubuntu software centre??
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What editor provides highlighted and clickable hyperlinks? (similar to Notepad++)

I have about a 1000 links in my txt file and I don't want to copy paste them in my browser. So I am looking for a text editor that highlights URLs and makes them clickable.Please note that I am ...
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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 ...