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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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graphical presentation of codes

Is there any tools which understand programming languages in Ubuntu and make a graphical shapes or diagram of the code. I think it is better to describe my case I have a C++ code with more than 10 ...
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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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Umbrello UML tool not opening

I'm using version of Ubuntu 13.10 and I install Umbrello tool for UML diagrams. But the problem is when I click on the icon its not opening. When I open it using terminal like: $ umbrello Its give ...
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gedit external tools Build broken

I've enabled external tools in gedit and ever ytime I attempt to use the build tool either by pressing Ctrl+F8 or by clicking the menu item nothing seems to happen. It should run the make command. ...
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Xubuntu: VMware Tools “Unable to start services”

I am unable to get vmware tools to work in xubuntu guest, on vmware workstation 10 on windows 8.1 host. I keep getting this message below: Disabling timer-based audio scheduling in pulseaudio. ...
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Installing Kali Linux tools on ubuntu [closed]

Is it ok to add KALI LINUX tools on ubuntu ? If it is all right how can I add a theme for it?
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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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How can I get juju 1.17.0 to boostrap to the hpcloud? [closed]

I am working with a development release of juju and the bootstrap failed. juju bootstrap -e hpcloud WARNING no tools available, attempting to retrieve from https://streams.canonical.com/juju ERROR ...
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Can i use Xubuntu for development? [closed]

i have an older pc,i can't install ubuntu and i am beginner on programing so Can i use Xubuntu for development?
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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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“The program 'g++' can be found in the following packages”

I have g++ 4.6, 4.7 and 4.8 installed, but not g++ itself. I am using Ubuntu 12.04. If I do: g++ --version it says: The program 'g++' can be found in the following packages: * g++ * ...
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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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Is there a tool to convert the pdf files to chm?

I was looking for any package or tool to convert the pdf files to chm. Anybody did ever use such tool? I am on Ubuntu 13.04
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What are best command line download managers for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a CLI based download manager with these features: Resuming and pausing List of downloads with status Multi connection downloads (like axel) Speed limit settings A web interface would ...
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increase youtube playbackspeed to 2.x, 3.x, etc with ubuntu-firefox

I am searching for any app,tool,plug-in or anything of that sort with ubuntu-firefox, which could help me to view the you tube videos, faster then the normal speed, like 2.x,3.x,4.x playback speed. I ...
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How to enable a program to show up on start menu?

I was trying to change my startup applications and when I type "start" in the start menu "startup applications" was not showing up. If any other person have the same problem open "main menu" with ...
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I'm trying to install VMWare tools on Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS and I seem to have a problem with Kernel headers

I have Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS installed on a VMware machine on Windows 7 host. I seem to have a problem with Kernel headers when trying to install them I did: sudo apt-get install gcc make ...
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Get information about a video from command-line tool [duplicate]

How can I get information about a video with a command-line tool? (e.g. video duration, audio codec, bitrate etc)
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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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Cannot install VMWare tools in Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I tried to install VMWare Tools (Running VMWare Fusion 5 on a Mac host, Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit guest) and while running the configuration script, it said that the path "" was not a valid path to the ...
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Manage Custom Shortcuts

I have a bunch of customs shortcuts: But since the migration to the new configuration tool gnome-control-center keyboard (since gtk-3/Gnome-3/Unity/Ubuntu 12.04) I can not sort these shortcuts ...
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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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Is there a tool like wifi analyzer for ubuntu?

Wifi analyzer Is a thorough application on android for managing WAP, wifi strength signal etc. I was wondering if there was a similar tool for ubuntu
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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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What are the burning tools available? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What cd/dvd burning software should I use? I want to know any CD / DVD burning tools available for Linux, that allows to burn CDs and DVDs easily, in GUI. EDIT I want ...
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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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iostat shows disk at 100% usage - how to fix?

Scenario: Mongo 2.2 running on Ubuntu 10.10 on Amazon EC2. The Mongo DB files are on an Amazon EBS volume mounted as follows: /dev/sdg /data/db ext4 noatime,noexec,nodiratime ...
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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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What is the most used reference management software? [closed]

I'm deciding what reference management software install to a friend that just begin to used Linux and have needs about reference management, I'm a little lost due to all the options available so 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.