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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...