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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 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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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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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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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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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. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can any one give us a comparative list for kali's tools are in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty?

I want to get a comparative list of all the Kali Linux hacking tools that work on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty by default. i wouldn't install the Kali repositories and so on, i want just to know the list of ...