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What data does the Software Centre use to give you recommendations?

Just below the What's New section there is a Recommended For You section. Currently I don't have it enable, but other than the list of software, what data does it take about what you have installed? ...
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CPU undervolting GUI software?

I have Lenovo B580 laptop with core i3. I've followed tutorial to install phc kernel and then phc software to undervolt but this soft is too complicated. Is there any other program whitch is able to ...
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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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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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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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Is there any software for tracking TV shows?

I'm looking for a software to track my favorite TV shows on Ubuntu 13.04 to know when next episodes will be on air. Is there any to recommend me?
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How to transfer an iPhoto Library to a file based structure and how to manage them properly?

I need to export my old iPhoto Library to a file based structure similar to the format of shotwell. There are some possiblities: Just use the iPhoto Master folder Use Shotwell to import the photos ...
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Is there an application similar to Everdesk for linux/ubuntu?

I am looking for a file manager that stores emails together with other documents in the same folders similar to Everdesk.
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Alternative for CSI ETABS

Hi I just wanted now an alternative for ETABS program in Ubuntu . ETABS is a civil engineering program that design and analyse steel and concrete structures using finite element method. There is more ...
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Qute — Worthy or what's its analogue?

Friends, I wanted to use Qute on my Ubuntu 12.04. There are a couple of problems: It relies on a dead project. One has to compile the files there. The question now is: is it worth the pain to ...
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Is there a per-application volume control indicator?

There was per-application volume control applet for Gnome 2. There is a per-app volume control extension for Gnome-Shell. Is there any indicator applet for Unity like this two?
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What apps are available for use with a touchscreen?

What apps are there to download from the Ubuntu Software Center that have been developed with a touchscreen in mind?
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Simple program like ratmenu/9menu that can use images as menu items

I'd like to be able to select an album by looking through album covers and launch any mp3 player on it or select an image album by scrolling through sample thumbnails and launch any image viewer on ...
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How to play realmedia / SMIL / rtsp audio references with start/end points

I'm trying to play the song referenced at A Prairie Home Companion: May 6, 2006 - Moonlight on the Colorado River lyrics. For some of my friends, the "listen" link there plays just the song whose ...
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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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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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Terminal Emulator adds viewpoint

I need to connect to a linux server running Rocket Software D3 multivalue database on our network from my ubuntu 14.04 desktop. The connection can be either telnet or ssh but, I need the ADDS ...
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Sound morphing software

I need real-time sound morphing software for linux, but I can't find anything. Something ib Ubuntu software center didn't started, and astersk-voicechanger is uninstallable. In windows there is a ...
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Is there any countdown widget which shows the timer on the desktop wallpaper?

I want a widget which shows the time left for any event set by the user. The widget should show the time left on the desktop wallpaper. So can anybody suggest such an app/widget?
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What winbox alternatives are available for 12.04

Winbox is an application which is use to remotely access a mikrotik board. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and I need an urgent alternative to that software. Any suggestion would be appreciated, but ideally ...
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Is there a fork or continuation of Ubuntu Builder for Ubuntu 14.04?

I am looking for a fork or continuation of the Ubuntu Builder project for Ubuntu 14.04. I have had no luck building it from the source, so that is why I am looking for this.
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Can not connect Qubee Shuttle (UH235) Wimax USB Modem in Ubuntu14.04

I am using Qubee Shuttle (UH235) Wimax USB Modem with windows 8.1 which works fine. But when I try to connect it with ubuntu, it can not recognize the modem. I talk with my friends from university, ...
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Excellent ruler software that can freely rotate

I've used Kruler and Screenruler, but they do not fit my purposes as they can't rotate freely. So, is there any ruler software that allows freehand rotation? To be honest, a simple rectangle shape on ...
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Facebook client that shows whole message history

I tried many Facebook clients but I still miss one specific feature: showing all messages. Both Thunderbird and Pidgin show all messages I sent over this client but not the other messages. Does ...
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Tool to Fetch and Embed Movie Poster in File

I have a collection of movies in a directory on my computer. I am looking for a tool that can process this directory, look the movies up online (i.e. on IMDB), fetch the movie poster/DVD cover, and ...
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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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Software for aiding in printing photos

I wanted to know if there is any software to print photos, which can frame the photo and also change the size of it. I have two printers canon and while I found the drivers and work, Ubuntu 12.04 will ...
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Logitech G15 keyboard (with LCD) tools

I am still using my old "gaming" keyboard Logitech G15 (I'm not playing games) since before I've migrated to Ubuntu. This keyboard has a driver support only for win and mac OS, as you can see in this ...
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How to fix ogg tags?

I am searching a command-line tagging tool that supports ogg-tagging and allows to change encoding to the tags.
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Way To Resolve Problem With GADMEI TV Tuner

I am having a Gadmei UTV382e USB TV tuner. In Sri Lanka. mostly used TV tuner is Gadmei. Other brands are rarely found. In this TV tuner chip, there isn't a driver for Linux. Can it be driven from a ...
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Please someone tell me What is the best and working Remastering tool for Ubuntu

I've tried many remastering tools like UCK & Ubuntu Builder both not worked can someone please suggest me a better and working Remastering tool Thanks for the help...
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Is there any nice tool to read .cap files and reassemble packets ?

I have some difficulty to run xplico. Is there any other similar tool to read and reasseble packets ? (because wireshark gives some non-really-readable appearance for these files)
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Is there a software to analyze and improve video sound quality on ubuntu?

I have tons of youtube videos (ones that I downloaded with the downloadhelper) that I use at home to listen to music using VLC (which obviously plays the video too....and it makes a perfect ...
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Is there a way to push contrast, brightness and saturation in X11 for arbitrary applications?

I'm looking for something like Compiz-style controls for opacity, brightness and saturation which can push values for contrast, brightness and saturation beyond the 100% limit in Compiz. Basically, ...
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Any Ideas on a Better Browser Enabled Cloud Desktop using Ubuntu 12.04, Gnome and Amazon Web Services?

I am currently using NoMachine's NX Web Companion free product using java as well as FreeNX and an RDP for Windows to access a Gnome GUI Ubuntu 12.04 instance running on Amazon Web Services Free Tier ...
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Why can't I screenshare properly?

When I am using very popular screensharing software (Skype, Teamviewer) The applications are running fine on my end, but on my partner's end(viewing my screen) they say they can't see anything. Is ...
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Nitro Tasks not generating “todo.txt”

I have started using Nitro Tasks and while current version 1.5 should feature automatic generation of "todo.txt" when syncing with Ubuntu One, I don't see this file. It should be found in the Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu friendly Pedometer without cloud enforcement (data must be local)

Can you recommend me a Pedometer for Ubuntu? no cloud enforcement no online account on web interface data local with local software for analysis Does Nike Fuel Band, FitBit and others work on ...
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Which media server for these requirements

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 server edition and am looking for a media centre server daemon that meets the following requiments: upnp/dlna streams photo audio and video transcode video from h264 mkvs on ...
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Are there any video or Audio encryption software avialable in ubuntu 12.04 repositories

I have to submit my Video presentation and other pptx files so i need them to be encrypted. . Is there any Software or Application available in Ubuntu 12.04 Repositories for doing this. I tried this ...
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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 since i am not that much tech savvy and ...
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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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Bluez problem in ubuntu 14.04

I am replacing old bluetoothd with new bluetoothd by compiling bluez 5.22,That time GUI mode for bluetooth connection is not working. What is reason,any one give the solution for this please.
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alternate for PowerWorld Simulator

I have used PowerWorld Simulator in windows. But this software is unavailable for ubuntu. Is there any alternate for this software?
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How to watch a video cropped and ratio resized/scaled?

Can I watch only a half region of a video with the ratio scaled? As with the illustration, I want to watch a perfect circle instead of an oval and I want the ads removed. Scaling the media player ...
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Image editor with a frames feature

Is there any image editor in Ubuntu that has a frames feature? The frames should be built in with the option of adding more. Optionally it can have the option to add my own custom text. For example. ...
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How to send AT commands to a phone via Bluetooth?

Is there software to send AT commands to a phone via Bluetooth from Ubuntu?
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Exchange 2010 email client for Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS

Is there a current email client for the most recent release of Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS?
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True Image Alternative

Is there any alternative to Acronis True Image which supports ext4/btrfs and has the same capabilities? I want: compression partition/disk level and also file level backup and restore image ...
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Disk monitor software

Can't find something similar to windows resource monitor software (input output monitor). I need tool which draws disk load graphic and processes which uses disk input or output. There are a lot of ...