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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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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 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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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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Button enabler tools

Are there any tools or othe possible techinques available to enable grayed out or disabled buttons. I wasn't able to find any. On Windows there are several tools. Winabler is probably most known.
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can I get ipc every sec using perf: linux perf tool

By using the perf tool, we can get the total ipc of the running application on Linux. Is it possible to get the IPC at every sec til the application complete its execution using perf? If no, can you ...
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Laptop Mode Tools, how turn on?

I'm new to Ubuntu, I found the option of Laptop Mode Tools but is not running ; can someone tell me sifunciona for Ubuntu14.04 , only instalte from Software Center. I could tell if it is available in ...
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Ubuntu-dev-tools usage

I just installed ubuntu-dev-tools trough apt-get. I am new to the Ubuntu environment and I need some instructions, and I can not find them. How can I make use of these Ubuntu-dev-tools? I do not see ...
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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 ...