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How can I view PDF bleedbox, cropbox, trimbox, etc?

How can I view PDF bleedboxes and trimboxes on Ubuntu, like I can in Adobe Acrobat Pro? I would like to do so without resorting to a Virtual Machine or WINE. Example: The green mark is the trimbox. ...
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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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flv to mp4 converter in Trusty

Anybody recommend a GUI app (preferably in Ubuntu repos) to convert from .flv to .mp4 other than Transmageddon? Transmageddon now crashes in Trusty.
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Is there LAN topology mapping software available in Ubuntu?

I need to do a graphical map of all the layer-2 and layer-3 machines running in my LAN. I don't want a graphical tool like Dia or similar, but a kind of "graphical Nmap" which shows the real cabling ...
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Pop-up reminder and todo app?

Does anyone know of a reasonably lightweight app for Ubuntu that can sit in the system tray and pop up to remind me of various tasks? Something like Kalarm is exactly what I am looking for, but on my ...
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Are there any desktop clients for Soundcloud?

Does anyone know a good desktop client for Soundcloud (are there any)? If not complete feature support then at least a player which can integrate and play Soundcloud account songs. I found jamcloud, ...
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How to Install rtorrent on Ubuntu 12.04?

I have newly Installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 and I want to use it ad torrent down-loader. Can anyone help me? Thanks!
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Need some cheat sheet or tutorial site for Linux [on hold]

I am beginner in Linux. I need Cheat sheet of commands like Linux Commands cheat sheet So I can learn easily Linux and also need some tutorial site name for beginner. Thanks
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Defragging NTFS Partitions from Linux

Are there any tools that I can use to defrag my Windows partition from Linux?
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copy-mangar having auto-poweroff after completing copying/moving operations?

Many Of my friends don't have Internet connection so often i download their stuffs. so sometime the files are too large 20~25 GB's . Which takes hours to copy :) For my convenient is there any way ...
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A DLP solution for both ubuntu and windows

I am looking for a DLP solution for both Ubuntu and Windows. I know that there are many DLP products for windows but I couldn't find one that support ubuntu as well. OpenDLP is not good enough for me, ...
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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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Minimal terminal editor alternative to vi and nano

What terminal/console mode alternatives to vi/vim and nano are available? I am looking for minimal, good looking and friendly text mode editor for complete newbies with PC. I remember I've seen ...
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Peer To Peer (P2P) Sync and Share Ubuntu

I want to Share files across my network and on remote sites, So i am looking for p2p Sync/sharing application. Just like Ubuntu One & Drop box , but it does not have p2p protocol.I want p2p ...
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How do I clean or disable the memory cache?

After the system starts, in a few minutes my memory cache fills up and it starts using the swap. Here's a screenshot of /proc/meminfo. However, if I can disable this process / clean the cache once ...
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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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How can I highlight or annotate PDFs?

Currently I need to highlight certain sections in PDFs, or add annotations (comments/notes). These modifications would need to be saved. What tools are out there to do this on Ubuntu?
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Screenshot tool with “copying into clipboard in jpeg format” function

I need to paste many screenshots into libreoffice calc document and i want minimize the size of file. I try to take screenshot with gnome-screenshot and with shutter. I make screenshot, copy into ...
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Application which will display the current coordinates of the mouse cursor?

I'd like to be able to display the current location of the pointer on the X display. Is there any application which does this?
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Is there a tool to encrypt a file or directory?

What's the most popular way to encrypt individual files or folders?
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What tool do you suggest me for making a painting catalog? [duplicate]

I have taken some photos of my paintings so I would like to make a catalog of them. Edited. It is for both, digital and printing distribution. I'd want to promote my art by making a catalog of ...
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NVIDIA drivers mystery!

I have had problems with NVIDIA drivers for a while. Now I got a problem: In additional drivers I get 331.113, as this link http://www.nvidia.com/Download/driverResults.aspx/80533/en-us shows, it is ...
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Escape the room games [closed]

Are there any Escape the room games for Ubuntu? I know this might not be the best place to ask, but it's active. Anyhow, I'm looking for something like Doors and Rooms or something with a story ...
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Best office programme for Ubuntu with Wacom support?

Which is the best programme like LibreOffice Writer which has the option to use a Wacom pen tablet to draw in between the text in Ubuntu 14.04? My main purpose is to take physics notes; I have tried ...
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How do I open the Disk Utility in Unity?

I am new to Ubuntu and have installed it side by side with windows 7. Both boot up okay, my problem is I can't get to disk utility to create a partition that I can share between both OSs. Help says go ...
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SFTP change notifications

I am looking for any solution for my problem. I have SFTP access to client's server and I need some script or something else to watch after new files because they are added irregularly. I need this ...
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which application is used to record video using camera in ubuntu [on hold]

i want to record video using camera on ubuntu installed on raspberry pi, please suggest me tool/application to record video using camera on ubuntu
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How can I browse Wikipedia's offline database on Linux?

I've got Wikipedia's offline database in .xml.bz2 format. There is also a software WikiTaxi to browse through it. But the problem is WikiTaxi is a Windows only software. Is there any similar ...
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Is there an IDE with Inbuilt Browser and terminal?

I'm looking for an IDE which helps me reduce my Alt-Tabbing. At any given time, I've got a Chromium session open (for testing my application), a gedit/geany session for editing, and a dedicated ...
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Are there dress making Applications?

There probably isn't but I envisage creating models of people and then dressing them with various clothes. Sort of virtual Barbie dress up. Its hard to visualize patterns on clothes and would like to ...
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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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FlashPlayer open source alternative

I would like to know if there is any working open source alternative to flash player. I tried the lightspark tool, but it doesn't work in Chromium (or maybe I didn't install it correctly?). I did: ...
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Gmail-like replacement for Thunderbird

I am looking for an e-mail client for Ubuntu 10.04-12.04 which would look like Gmail and would replace my current Thunderbird configuration. I have no problems with the efficiency or reliability of ...
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Convert thousands of .pngs to animated .gif, `convert` uses too much memory

Many of the questions asking how to create an animated gif from a set of png images suggest to use a variant of ImageMagick's convert command: convert -delay 2 -loop 0 *.png animated.gif However, I ...
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Desktop Client for Google+ and Hangout

Is there any app that I can use to do Google Hangout from within my Ubuntu Desktop like Skype? Also, How can I integrate Google+ account with Ubuntu?
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Something like Parallels Desktop for Linux?

I'm not normally a fan of mac software implementations, but recently I saw a copy of Parallels Desktop for mac that I was very much impressed by. I looked into parallel's offerings for Linux (I was ...
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A light alternative to gnome-system-monitor?

As I'm programming a little game, I often use gnome-system-monitor to check if there's any memory leak in my program. But the monitor takes too much lime to launch and is pretty slow. Could you ...
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What are some GUI clients for Git?

I am using git for version control of various projects. Is there easy-to-use software for navigating through commits and branches of a project and for retrieving versions?
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Is there any application like catia or at least able to open catpart

Is there any application like Catia or at least able to open catpart? Was sombody able to install Catia on a virtual machine?
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Any application with graphical user interface to convert video files from mp4 to avi?

I'm using Ubuntu and I have some mp4 video files and I want to convert them to avi video file and I'm looking for an application to do it. I want an application with graphical user interface. Any ...
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I want to play DVD slide shows in Ubuntu. What program is the best?

I have several slide shows on DVDs and would like to play them on Ubuntu. What programs will support this action?
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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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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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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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Are there alternatives to software center?

Are there any GUI alternatives to the Ubuntu Software Center with Fast application loading/Low startup time Fast search Low weight/size Application purchase facility
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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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Please recommend a hex editor for shell

Can you recommend a hex editor that can be run from shell? I need to be able to edit not only view the content.
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Is there any Systems Dynamics software packaged for Ubuntu?

I'm looking for Systems Dynamics software (e.g. Stella) for Ubuntu, preferably open source. Recommendations for non packaged software that runs on Linux are also welcome. Thanks.
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Reference manager incompatibility

How do I deal with reference manager incompatibilities? I'm using CITAVI and it's only suitable (apparently) for the regular Os's. Is there a way to get rid of all these issues once and for all or ...
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Lightweight C/C++ editor with code completion and debugging

Ever since the debugger plugin for geany stopped working (see below), I am looking for an editor for C/C++ source files with the following features: Code completion (i.e., Intellisense-like ...