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Can i install Zorin Os on the ubuntu server? [closed]

Can i install Zorin Os on the ubuntu server without burn iso file? Or there is a special tool to install Zorin on ubuntu server?Somebody help me!
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samtools merge bam file help

I am trying to figure out a full correct script to merge sorted bam files in one big bam file. I know it begins with samtools merge, but i don't know where to go from there. I know it has to do ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Parallels on Mac

last week I´ve tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 with Parallels as a Vm it works well but I didnt could install the Parallels Tool. For test I have tried 12.04 too and the Parallels Tools are working ...
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ubuntu and kali together [closed]

I'm starting to use Kali Linux but I like Ubuntu GUI. If I add kali repositories on Ubuntu sources.list or replaces Ubuntu sources with Kali Linux sources.list, will it work like the original kali ...
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inspect a storage device file system structure

I am trying to understand the different file systems ,FAT ,EXT and NTFS .But I think that it is difficult without a way to see and examine with my eyes.So is there a tool that could help me .I mean ...
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Problem while installing Visual Paradigm UML Tool?

I want to install Visual Paradigm community edition on Ubuntu 13.10. I follow the instruction on here, but I cannot understand it. Using terminal: zeb@zeb-Lenovo-B570:~$ sudo -s ...
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Is there a central configuration tool for ubuntu such as yast on opensuse?

In openSUSE there is a set up tool called YaST working on GUI and command line. Is there such tool for Ubuntu for instance on YaST one can configure samba and the services. Here is a picture for ...
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Command line tool file top: ftop?

On RH-epel there is an useful tool ftop to see file top, io and which files are used. Are there an alternative tools in ubuntu??
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vware tool install error

when install vmware-tools, I got the following error, what is the problem, how to solve it? (the version of vmware is 10.0.0, and the ubuntu version is 13.10), message is as following: Using 2.6.x ...
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Tool to disable services and daemons

For the old (and still used in debian) init mechanism there are tools such as rcconf to disable services and daemons. Are there such for whatever is used in Ubuntu (upstart I guess) ? I am running ...
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Is there a text based mind mapping tool for Ubuntu?

Do you know any text based mind mapping tools for Ubuntu? I.E. I would like to edit a text file (e.g. using vim) using a certain markup and then be able to convert it to a mind map (e.g. in png oder ...
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Running gnome system tools

I'm a sporadic Linux user, but haven't used Ubuntu for some years until a hard disk crash on my Windows laptop forced me into running Ubuntu off USB/DVD. I love the new appearance, but as ever the ...
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How can I force turbo boost work constantly in Ubuntu?

In windows I have a tool which I just turn on and have turbo boost constantly on my i5 in laptop.. Unfortunately i can't overclock my cpu over bios. Can anybody recommend any tool for Ubuntu ? I'm ...
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Anyone can recommend a free and easy-to-use UML diagramming tool for beginners?

I'm trying to find a tool for creating UML diagrams for my work. Usability is a major criteria for me. I’m just starting out,many things to learn. Free would be great, but I would be glad to pay if ...
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Where's the TOOLS menu and menu bar?

I just installed Ubuntu 13.0.4 alongside Win7 on my machine and I am a RANK beginner with Ubuntu (first day, literally). I cannot find the TOOLS menu anywhere. I have no menu bar. I have been ...
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How to write cloud-specific application upon ubuntu cloud infrastructure?

Say there is a ready-to-use ubuntu private cloud infrastructure using MAAS, juju and OpenStack. The next step for a newbie developer is trying to write an application upon this infrastructure as a ...
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update-initramfs: /usr/share/initramfs-tools/hooks/fixrtc failed with return 1

I'm using Kubuntu 13.04 x64. I found out about this problem after installing Nvidia drivers from jockey and seeing that nouveau was still loading instead. I tried to manually reinstalling ...
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incremental backup tool that can handle interruptions?

Is there a recommended incremental backup tool that can handle interruptions such as the external USB disk being disconnected in the middle of an update?
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how to install KeePassX 2.0 Alpha on ubuntu

On the KeePassX site there is only a Linux version 0.4.3 for download. how can I install the latest version on Ubuntu? The problem is, that Version 0.4 is basically unmaintained. see: ...
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“run in terminal” option in nautilus actions configuration tool doesn't work

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and Nautilus Actions Configuration Tool 3.1.4. When ever I select the option 'run in terminal' in execution tab...it doesn't work. The comand i'm running shows a progress bar ...
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Where can I find pencil tool in Open Office drawing?

In Table menu in MS Word, we have the option to draw a table by using pencil tool and erase the line of the table by using eraser. How can we do the same in Open Office drawing?
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install apache with development tools

I'm trying to do this http://php.webtutor.pl/en/2011/04/25/mod_rewrite-and-hiphop-for-php-on-apache-web-server/ But the yum -y install httpd httpd-devel gives -bash: yum: command not found. I'm on ...
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How to adjust text color, contrast in ALL system features & apps?

Why is there no system directory where a person might access all system utilities, like background, text size, color, etc. Must I download a separate utility for everything?
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How do I audit an executable to make sure it is not malicious?

I was wondering if there is a tool or a technique to run an executable in an isolated environment, maybe in a virtual machine. While the program is running, I want to be able to audit the ...
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How do I install development tools for 12.10?

I have a source tarball: ap-kernelmodule-1.0.14-13.tar.gz I have to compile a kernel module out of it and was instructed to install development tools for my Ubuntu version (which is 12.10). The format ...
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How do I install Kodos in 12.10?

In previous Ubuntu version I used Kodos extensively. But the package has been dropped in 12.10. It's a neat regular expression testing tool. It's hard to find an alternative that is not Windows only ...
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GUI for the diction tool

I just stumbled upon the excellent diction tool. It's great to check the writing style of my LaTeX files, the problem is, however, I can only use it through the command line. The output, while being ...
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Quick access to key-value storage for users

I'm typing dozens of different values every day. I repeat typing the same set of values every day, including passwords, IPs and long file paths. Say I'm typing a command in the terminal and need to ...
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How to install build-essential without the CD/DVD?

I am trying to install the build-essential package per the instructions located here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InstallingCompilers I get this error when I use the command apt-get install ...
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Why can't I install VMWare Tools?

I am using this guide: Installing VMware Tools from the Command Line with the Tar Installer. When I get to the step where I must type: tar zxf /mnt/cdrom/VMwareTools-5.0.0-<xxxx>.tar.gz I ...
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Where is the tool for password encryption in 12.04?

Ubuntu at Launchpad tells me to set up pgp keys by going to the Passwords and Encryption Keys tool. However I cannot find this program anyplace. In addition info is sparce on the net about Ubuntu's ...
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open_counter returned with error 19

I am trying to use perf tool. I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on Pandaboard. After booting up the system, installed linux-tools. Which installed linux-tools-3.0.0-25. running the perf, gives following ...
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What Reverse Engineering Tools Are Available for Ubuntu?

I would like to know ,what are different Reverse Engineering Tools , that work on linux. I was using OllyDebug on Windows.
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Can we add back track tools to 12.04?

If possible, then how can I add the tools available under Back Track Linux to my Ubuntu 12.04 distribution. I prefer their functionality from the terminal.
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What are the best tool to generate an RTP session?

I want to generate some RTP traffic between Windows and Ubuntu and capture the packets using Wireshark. This is for study purpose. What tools can I use for generating RTP traffic. Whatever I tried ...
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Installing 12.04 Ubuntu Studio on VMware Workstation 7, won't install VMware Tools

I'm attempting to install Ubuntu Studio 12.04 on my laptop by using VMware Workstation 7.1.5, and I've encountered a problem. The install goes well until the installation of Ubuntu has completed and ...
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Is there a Temparature monitor application for Ubuntu 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get sensor readings for recent hardware? On Windows 7 I have got Asus Probe, which came with my ASUS P5QPL-AM Motherboard Drivers DVD. It monitors disk speed, fan ...
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Tool for cleaning installed fonts

I have have installed too much fonts (11.10); now my system is very slow (memory full, etc.). Does a tool exist in order to clean my mess up?
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How do I measure performance of a virtual server?

I've got a VPS running Ubuntu. Being a virtual server, I understand that it shares resources with unknown number of other servers, and I'm noticing that it's considerably slower than my desktop ...
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Are there any hardware diagnostic tools?

I would like to perform a hardware check on my two desktops. Are there any general-purpose hardware check tools for Ubuntu that will check: the main board IDE devices (hard disks and CD players) ...
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How do I add a notification for process completions

How can I add a notification of some sort (like playing a .wav file or creating a pop-up on the status bar) when a process finishes. For example, I am compiling a program that takes a couple of hours ...
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How to install and setup SmokePing?

Any have good link to how to for SmokePing that is upto date for 10.10 or 10.04(aka mint11)?
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Which program is used to map keyboard in 11.04 [closed]

I have a few key re-mapping to do, and in order to do it in the proper way, I'm looking for the program that handles this in ubuntu 11.04. I've read things about xmodmap, but also Xkb and perhaps Ibus ...
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Presentation Creation Tools

Other than LibreOffice/OpenOffice.org Impress what good presentation making tools are available for Ubuntu? I prefer a GUI tool which can export to PDF as I have to make presentation in Windows PC. ...
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Looking for an application for the start-up phase of romance writing

Apologice in advance for the maybe off topic question. Is there any Ubuntu application that helps for the start-up phase of story writing? I'm looking for such a tool that provides me the capability ...
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Tool to convert OGG files to WMA?

I have a bunch of OGG files that I would like to convert to WMA (v9) format. Is there a native Ubuntu tool I can use for this? (Since WMA is a proprietary format, I'm guessing that there won't be a ...
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Diffrence between two dirs?

I have two identical folders, but the are not identical(for example Java installation dir). One dir has one extra file and one file has been changed. Is there any easy to use tool to check that or do ...
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Which tool to crop a portion of the screen?

I can see how to use Gimp to crop part of an image in a image file, but I want to crop a portion of the screen. How do you do that?
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How to make the toolbar go back to default?

At the moment,the main tool-bar is on the middle of the screen and there is no space on the tool-bar click-able to get it back to the stretched position thank you
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Tool to convert PDF file into separate HTML files?

I'm looking for a tool that will convert the pages of a PDF file to HTML files. I just need the text and formatting - I don't care about images and other media.