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Is there an alternative to Netcut in Ubuntu? [closed]

Is there any netcut software for ubuntu? I really need it since my LAN is being spoofed by some neighbors.
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Invoicing Visual Basic software replacement or web application?

I have a pc that is still fairly powerful but with Windows XP (Pentium 4 3Ghz 4 Gb Ram). It is used by someone who is not computer expert (I would say a really basic user) only for browsing and ...
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code highlight extension for Libre Office writer

I recently wrote a repport for school with a lot of code in it. The only way I found to wrok was to highlight it with STRONG and that is really quite ugly. So is there a code highlightning extension ...
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Is there any open source software to make a Online Streaming radio?

i'm traying to make an online radio in my home. I've been reading and found that i need a streaming software. I'm currently running Ubuntu 10.10. Any software you know? Thanks a lot!
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What are juju charms alternatives?

I d'like to try out a few alternative software to deploy, manage and scale my environment on a cloud. What are the alternatives to juju charms?
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Is there a GUI app to setup and toggle hostapd?

Title says it all, I've tried wifi-hostapd-app but I always run into trouble while installing one of its dependencies, dnsmasq specifically. I read one of the workarounds is to disable Ubuntu's ...
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What is a good Amazon S3 client?

I've been using the Amazon S3 Management console to browse my S3 files. Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to be able to sort files (in a given bucket) by anything other than whatever its default is ...
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Import the list of podcasts to Ubuntu's player (Rhythmbox, Banshee, etc.)

I just installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.04, and I want to import my podcasts list in OPML-format to Ubuntu's media player, which supports podcasts. I tried the followings: Rhythmbox Banshee Gnome Music ...
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Can I use Thunderbird to access Microsoft Exchange server?

Can I use Thunderbird to access Microsoft Exchange server? Evolution works ok, I am just looking for an alternative.
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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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What's the best approach in migrating currently C# and VB.net (Windows) developed applications?

I would like to start to "translate" my Windows applications to Ubuntu users. These are mainly CRMs or CRM related programs written in VB.net and C#. What would be the best language and IDE for these ...
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How to install a decent bug tracker on a Ubuntu server?

I looked at Bugzilla, but it doesn't seem to have an easy-to-install .deb package. I tried Trac, but the 2nd step of the install instructions after installing the .deb package fails with some python ...
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Looking for a PowerPost-A&A replacement on Ubuntu 15.04

Hello and a good day to all.... I'm looking for an Ubuntu replacement for the PowerPost-A&A program. I've been doing some searching myself but i couldn't find a replacement program that runs on ...
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Is there an offline command-line dictionary?

Is there any command line offline dictionary? I know that there are some like StarDict and Artha but how about one in the command line? Also, I tried dict but it is an online dictionary.
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Is there a native SVP alternative for linux?

SVP is a windows software application that calculates video frames in real time while a video is running in a player, making it run smoothly in 60 fps. It doesn't work in wine. Is there a linux ...
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Ubuntu replacement for IrfanView

On Windows I really liked IrfanView as a basic image editor/manager. Some of the main features I liked were great shortcut keys good batch conversion options ability to work with many image file ...
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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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Software for Imgur image upload

Is there any software that can help me upload images directly to imgur.com. Command line softwares would be more appreciated.
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OpenVPN GUI client for UDP/TCP

Is there any easy solution for OpenVPN being executed from Desktop for non technician people so they only push a button and get connected to a external VPN? Most of my colleagues are non Linux ...
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How can I fetch lyrics for all my music and store them within the files?

I have a large music library (most of them are .mp3 & .m4a) and none of them have lyrics. Is there any program or plug-in that automatically adds lyrics to all of my music by querying the ...
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Software for using EasyCAP USB video capture device

I have recently purchased an EasyCAP USB video capture device. I would like to know if there is any software out there for Ubuntu for using this device to capture videos from external devices.
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Good text editor or other software for storing structured information?

i've long been looking for a solution for storing structured information (such as for example contacts) that is: future safe (saves to a .txt file or other future safe format or can export to a .txt ...
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Is there a Visual Studio style tool/IDE?

I have been developing in the windows space with Visual Studio for a while now with work, but I have also been using Ubuntu for a while and am keen to get into some software development for linux. I ...
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What Software to Use for Tagging/Annotating/Commenting/Highlighting Video Footage?

My Question in a Nutshell I’m looking for a tool with which I can easily organize/manage the video footage I have recorded. I don’t want to only tag the video clip files themselves, though; I would ...
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How do I make coffee with Ubuntu?

I want to make fresh coffee with Ubuntu, using open/free software, a coffee machine and a wireless connection. What software can I use that is already available, and what hardware do I need to ...
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Get binary delta-encoded recursive diff of two directories as single patch file in CLI (and online use)

Essentially, I am looking for a GNU/Linux tool, that could recursively iterate through two directories, find file changes/additions/deletions; and for all changed files, output a diff. This can ...
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Directory structure based auto-updating video library application

I have a collection of movies/full tv series stored on an external hard drive. As of now all the files are sorted in a directory hierarchy at the top of which there are just two folders, "Movies" and ...
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Any Physics software for Ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 Beta 2. As a Physics simulation software I tried STEP. But I was disappointed because I had frequent crashes with that thing. Is there any good Physics simulation software ...
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What's the best chess program for a beginner?

Pychess wouldn't work for me and after trying other software I settled for Eboard. I can play a basic game with it but the interface is intimidating and there appears to be no documentation. Is there ...
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fake windows desktop environment [duplicate]

Are there any desktop environments designed to look exactly like a windows machine? Not like cinnamon or GNOME, but exactly the same?
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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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Is there any text-editor which support Markdown (Ask Ubuntu style) editing?

Is there any text editor which supports Markdown (Ask Ubuntu style formatting) which can be used to write questions or answers while you are offline?
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Webcam Apps and ways of checking if Webcam is working

What software is available for using webcams or ways of checking if my webcam is working correctly after installing Ubuntu.
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Are there any good typing tutors? [closed]

Are there any good typing tutor applications available for Ubuntu?
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TexturePacker alternative?

Is there any sprite sheets editor like TexturePacker ? I have been searching a lot on the web but I did not find a similar/equivalent tools.
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What is a good home automation program that supports x10 devices?

I am looking for a program not an OS like LinuxMCE. It must be able to: Support x10 through USB Program Macro's Install onto an OS and not replace the desktop. It would be great if it could ...
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Afl tipping software

I'm wondering if there was a aussie rules football (AFL) tipping software that I can install in ubuntu. Dont like using wine so I was hoping there was one for Ubuntu
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Creating 2D floor plans and printing to scale [duplicate]

I need to create a 2D floor plan for the purpose of applying for planning permision for extension. The main requirement is to be able to draw buildings, walls, external stairs, calculate dimensions ...
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What kinds of desktop environments and shells are available?

This question exists as it fills a specific criterion. While you are encouraged to help maintain its answers, please understand that "big list" questions are not generally allowed on Ask Ubuntu ...
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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 convert PDF to Image?

I have requirement of converting PDF pages to images. There is a background image with some text written, so when I save this as image only background image got saved. Is there any software available ...
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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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Is there a Google Drive client available?

I'd like to install a Google Drive client for Xubuntu (12.04). I'm getting non-English Google results, and I didn't find grive in the Xubuntu repositories. Does anyone know of a client that works ...
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xbox burner to backup my xbox360 games isnt recognizing game in dvd drive right?ubuntu 12.04

I was trying to use xbox burner to backup make backup copies of my sons Xbox games in case he scratched one up. When I put the game in all I see is an audio file and video file in the media folder. ...
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A/B testing software

I am looking for A/B testing and optimization software for web-page development in ubuntu. Can I get some software recommendations?
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Basic Web Development IDE/Editor like Dreamweaver? [duplicate]

I've used Windows for many years, using Dreamweaver as my editor as it had a file tree which is based on a project (via Local, FTP or SFTP). I need a web development IDE with the following ...
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What is the best AntiVirus application available for non-technical users?

I am looking for an AntiVirus for Ubuntu, and have researched potential products. I do not want a paid product, but i do want a user friendly interface. I do not want rants about how unnecessary it ...
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What antivirus programs are available?

What antivirus programs are available for Ubuntu? We previously used Symantec Endpoint Protection but it does not work in Ubuntu.
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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 ...
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How can I take a screenshot of an application running in a TTY without framebuffering enabled?

As the title says, I have an application that I need to run in a TTY. I also need to take a screenshot of it while it's running. How can I take a screenshot of an application running in a TTY without ...