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How to assign a command to a tool? [on hold]

I'm using Kali linux and was trying to update a tool called pixiewps, which I did but now when I run pixiewps from the terminal it no longer goes to the tool. My question is can I reassign this bond ...
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Non-existent property tools in Page

I have a code which used to work but after I upgraded to (K)ubuntu 16.04 and the latest Ubuntu-sdk, it doesn't work anymore. I get error Cannot assign to non-existent property "tools". This is my code ...
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bash: ./flash_tool: cannot execute binary file: Exec format error

I try to run SP Flash Tool under Ubuntu MATE but after I chmod +x the executable file, I get the fallowing error: bash: ./flash_tool: cannot execute binary file: Exec format error bash: ...
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Google Input tools for Windows using Wine? [duplicate]

Can I install google input tools for Windows in Ubunut 14.10 using the Wine installer? My regional language is Malayalam and typing works best in that. Any suggestions please?
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“mising software and update tools”

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 64bit, I can't find "software and update tools" from dash or system settings. How to install it? I need it to check my wireless network adapter because it is not ...
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What tools are available for determining a files type other than the file command?

I am trying to figure out how Football Manager reads its save games. The files have .fmc extension and if I run the file command it just returns data. I suspect the save game file is a database of ...
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HDD test for “SMART Non Supported” drive?

I'm trying to run a health check on a WD10EZEX on Disk Utility and the smart status reads "not supported". The drive seemed to format just fine but it is a system pull and I wanted it thoroughly ...
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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 reinstall nvidia-current ...
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How to install Kali Linux Tools in Ubuntu 15.10

I would like to install all kali linux tools on ubuntu 15.10, is there anyway to do that? I tried using katoolin but that broke my ubuntu. Is there another way to do this safely (Without breaking ...
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A software that can create FlowChart from a C++ code in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Eclipse for coding c++ in Ubuntu, but the Code Rocket for Eclipse tool is for windows as I have understood! I'm now looking for a tool in Ubuntu or a software that can make flowchart from ...
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How can you edit and remove unwanted search toolbar?

Recently "ASK" toolbar got onto my computer. When using Windows I could go to control panel and edit/remove programs. How do I do this in Ubuntu Please?
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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 install latex, nedit and xdvi packages in Ubuntu?

I'm trying to install one tool in Ubuntu and in order to run the tool,the following packages must be installed : nedit, latex and xdvi.I'm using ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Anyone can suggest the way to do all ...
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Not able to run perf on linux 4.4 kernel

I'm not able to run perf on linux 4.4 kernel version. I'm using ubuntu 15.10. I have also installed linux-tools specific for this kernel. But when I try to run perf from the terminal I'm getting this ...
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Check stability of the internet connection [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and want to find out if my system or the router or the provider is causing the problem, why I loose internet connection once or twice an hour. The computer is connected via ...
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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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What is for Ubuntu phones the equivalent to booting from a live USB?

Is there a feasible method to boot Ubuntu Touch - on a bq E5 - to bootfrom the mmc card or a USB device ? I am searching for the equivalent to similar methods of desktop Linux, in order to: - ...
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Face point annotation tools

Are there any face point annotations tools to generate face alignment coordinates? Something like this http://ibug.doc.ic.ac.uk/resources/facial-point-annotations/
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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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Any tool available for managing android phone on ubuntu?

I find it's not convenient to manage and back up android phone via its self, such app uninstall, merge contacts, bulk delete messages etc... there are plenty of apps on Windows. is there any candidate ...
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Keeping track of filesystem changes

I am looking for a way to find changes made to filesystem on Ubuntu. Like so: make some kind of a snapshot i.e. scan given folder (files, subfolders), save files names and sizes. install whatever, ...
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How to sort audio files according to their cut-off frequency (real bitrate) in kHz?

I have some music collection and I want to sort/filter them easily according to their cut-off frequency (real bitrate, usually in kHz. I used to use Spek for showing me this information, but Spek ...
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How to specify path to the installed tool?

I have installed SRA Toolkit using this command sudo apt-get install sra-toolkit under ubuntu. Now I am trying to use one of it's part - fastq-dump.2.1.7 but I receive an error from which I ...
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How to filter audio files according to tacts per minute (speed)?

I have some music collection and I want to sort/filter them easily according to their speed (in tacts per minute). I want to find a simple solution to filter the whole collection using e.g bash, ...
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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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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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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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Photoshop Freezes and Crashes on Startup

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and Wine 1.7.51. I installed Adobe Photoshop CS and whenever I try to run Photoshop it gets to "initializing tools" and then freezes and I have to do the xkill command to close. ...
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Does ubuntu-make keep installed software up-to-date?

I have installed ubuntu-make from the official ppa and with it installed two IDEs and Unity3D. I am not clear on the upgrading process. Does ubuntu-make keep them up-to-date, do I need to do it from ...
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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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Find Kali Security tester tools after installation [duplicate]

I'm a 'beginner' with Ubuntu. I tried it already a few times. I also tried Kali, etc already. I think Ubuntu is very useful, and has many possiblities. But I missed one thing from Kali. The Security ...
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Kali tools on Ubuntu are updated normally [duplicate]

I am thinking seriously to change back to Ubuntu, but I want to know some things first..... The Kali tools it takes update as normally with those repo ? The tools are working normally as supposed to ...
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How to Install Justinmind Prototyper in ubuntu

I want to install Justinmind Prototyper to my Ubuntu 12.04 How can i Install Justinmind Prototyper tool in my Ubuntu 12.04 PC http://www.justinmind.com/ Is there any way to install this tool in ...
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Anyone can recommend a free and easy-to-use UML diagramming tool for beginners? [closed]

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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Diff tool that supports zipped archives

I'm searching for a GUI diff application that supports zipped (gz, zip...) file archives, because I want to compare compressed logs. Diffuse, Kdiff3 or Meld don't support that files.
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In Ubuntu which tool we use for disk-defragment? [duplicate]

Can Ubuntu have any disk-defragment tools, like Microsoft Windows. Or any other tools equivalent for it? I read: Defragmenting tools
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How to install libbow in this time

In this time, I know that libbow(Bow: A toolkit for statistical language modeling, text retrieval) not updated anymore. So, It's made an effect to latest Ubuntu cannot use it. (cannot compile libbow) ...
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Can Ubuntu have any Input Tool for typing?

In windows we have Microsoft Indic Tool and Google Input Tool for typing. And in Ubuntu we use google input tool in browser only. Can Ubuntu have any Ubuntu Indic or Input Tool for typing. If yes how ...
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Create an application's shortcut to launch it from Terminal?

I need to launch an application created with ruby, python or perl from Terminal (without entering the directory), and keep it working. This is an example : When I go to the sqlnuke directory and ...
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Segfault debugging tool similar to Gentoo's 'emerge'?

A number of apps throw segfaults at me lately. I'll soon run a memtest but while browsing I noticed a thread with similar symptoms (same apps) - but on Gentoo forums: ...
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Is there a way to debug cscope?

I'm trying to build a cscope code database (running cscope -Rb) on a reasonably-sized (not huge) codebase. However, cscope is not returning, after over an hour. Over the past few months that I've ...
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Can't Make Partition Larger 4GB [duplicate]

I am trying to setup dual boot between Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04.2. Right now I am using Windows 7. I have already burned the ISO file for Ubuntu onto a DVD. The problem is that I can't shrink my C ...
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What is “linux-tools” package? Is it needed for “average” desktop user?

What exactly is "linux-tools" set of packages? It is released with every kernel version, but (from what I can see) it contains only a few diagnostic utilities (cpupower, pref, turbostat, ...
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How do I install SRILM on ubuntu 14.04?

SRILM is a tool for Language Modelling in Natural Language Processing (NLP), http://www.speech.sri.com/projects/srilm/ There is no clear installation guide to install SRILM on ubuntu 14.04. There was ...
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Message indicator after specific time?

Is there any tool this can indicate message after each 30 minutes of uptime ? actually I spend too many time on computer so i want tool which indicate message after every 30 minutes. like, when ...
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How to create Windows like taskbar toolbar to access desired folder and subfolder fast?

Please see image below: Is there any application for Ubuntu which can give this facility?
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where does kali tools goes on?

I installed some of kali tools in ubuntu 14.04. But from dash I cant find it. Tools I remember I installed like sqlmap, runs from terminal. Can this is possible to list all tools somwhere like in real ...
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How to exit gpick color picker after picking from a keyboard shortcut?

I assigned a shortcut in Ubuntu 14.04 to gpick -p, which brings up the color picker instantly. GPick is configured to save the picked color to the clipboard. However, once the color is picked, the ...
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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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How to convert video using HandBrake?

I have FansConvert site that convert anime and movie into mobile device format, especially 3gp and mp4. I made it to help people who don't have a computer, or are not able to watch on the computer. ...