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You should definitely give Substital a try. It is a browser extension I created for Chrome and Firefox that will let you add subtitles on online streaming movies. I am myself using it on Ubuntu. It's easier than VLC since you won't have to worry about finding the stream URL. If the video player on the web page is supported (and it supports many common ...


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Try Jarnal, a cross platform portable application (java) for handwritten notetaking, pdf annotation. http://www.dklevine.com/general/software/tc1000/jarnal.htm


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You can use Zoho that have official client for Linux.


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TuxGuitar is similar to GuitarPro for Windows. You can import midis, edit sheet music, and export to ASCII, PDF, and others.


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If you're after a nice web-based FTP client, www.monstaftp.com is an open source PHP FTP file manager.


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For me it depends for what arrangement you need it. For example, for iPhone or for MAC. By the way, for MAC I recommend the next one: https://aurorahdr.com/ You already have a pending invitation to this account which I found very efficient.


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If you have php installed you can use php built-in server to run html/css and/or php files : cd /path/to/your/app php -S localhost:8000 As output you'll get : Listening on localhost:8000 Document root is /path/to/your/app


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Logisim is free, and usually pretty shipped for educational purposes. Real easy to use, although definitely not as robust as other licensed programs. http://www.cburch.com/logisim/


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Possible solutions I know of LTSPice with wine CadSoft Eagle offers a proprietary PCB and simulation software for linux Oregano is native Linux program Online circuit simulator called CircuitLab gEDA XSPICE from Georgia Institute of Technology


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Try taking a look at Pinta or GIMP. Pinta is simpler than GIMP and has fewer tools, but both have plenty of image editing plugins built in.


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I recommend the "Awesome Screenshot" extension, You can easily add there text, simple arrows and other shapes. Google Chrome https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/awesome-screenshot-screen/nlipoenfbbikpbjkfpfillcgkoblgpmj Firefox https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/awesome-screenshot-capture- Opera ...


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There is a program called Grub Customizer that you can use for this. You can add, delete, move and rename entries. It also has a lot more features to set display resolution and so on. See for yourself: https://launchpad.net/grub-customizer Installation (copied from that page above): sudo add-apt-repository ppa:danielrichter2007/grub-customizer sudo ...


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Open the grub configuration file: sudo nano /etc/default/grub Just comment the line starting with GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR and add one line: # GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2> /dev/null || echo Debian` GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR="Ubuntu 15.10" Afterwards, run sudo update-grub It should work after the next reboot. You will need to boot to both ubuntu ...


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You need to edit the file (I recomment making a backup before doing so) /boot/grub/grub.cfg or the files in /etc/grub.d/ there you can alter the entries and then run sudo update-grub The main entry looks like this directly in the /boot/grub/grub.cfg: menuentry 'Ubuntu' --class ubuntu --class gnu-linux --class gnu --class os $menuentry_id_option ...


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Here's a small example of how that can be done form the directory you want to edit. $> ls file1.txt file2.txt file3.txt $> pwd /home/xieerqi/testing_dir $> find . -type f -printf "%f\0" | \ > while IFS="" read -d "" filename ; ...


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Using only shell (bash) with a little help from mv: #!/bin/bash shopt -s globstar ##globstar will let us match files recursively files=( /foo/bar/**/*.jpg ) ##Array containing matched files, mention where to search and what files here for i in "${files[@]}"; do d="${i%/*}" ##Parameter expansion, gets the path upto the parent directory ...


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Bash solution, executing from folder where filenames you want to change are placed. You have to change workdir to your path #!/bin/bash shopt -s globstar workdir="/path/to/your/dir" for folder in $workdir/**/*;do if [[ -d "$folder" ]]; then for file in "$folder"/*;do if [[ -f "$file" ]]; then fi="`basename "$file"`" ...


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You can use a editor called Atom which is developed by GitHub. It is open source and has git support embedded (and has lots of other features). More information and how to install it can be found here: https://github.com/atom/atom


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In a small python script, renaming files recursively (folders as well as sub folders): #!/usr/bin/env python3 import shutil import os import sys dr = sys.argv[1] for root, dirs, files in os.walk(dr): for f in files: shutil.move(root+"/"+f, root+"/"+root.split("/")[-1]+f) How to use Copy the script into an empty file, save it as ...


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You can try the free open source version of Chart Geany They provide Ubuntu packages too.


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I have not tried this myself, but I do have an old EasyCap branded usb capture device somewhere. Note that there are a few versions of these devices with different chip-sets. There is a good guide to identifying your device on this site. An easy way to capture video in Ubuntu is VLC Media Player which is available in the Ubuntu repositories. There are other ...


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tesseract-ocr would be the great one compared to all other. For Installation, run command sudo apt-get install tesseract-ocr. Usage is tesseract filename.jpg output.txt.


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A great choice is peazip which has most of the options that you are after. Although it is not yet in the Ubuntu Repositories it can be relatively easily installed. I have tested a 32bit peazip on a 64bit Trusty Tahr installation (hence the addition of 32bit libraries) as follows. I could not find an easy installation of a pure 64bit peazip unfortunately ...


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You can use normal Windows version. I'm currently using 7z1514-x64.exe. It works perfectly on WINE and performance is as good as on Windows. Not sure about that F/OSS though... Haven't seen any satisfying Linux-specific app for this.


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The ppt you are trying to open in Libre is password protected in MS office. Libre Office cannot open such password protected files. So, for this, Install Wine Windows Program Loader software from Ubuntu software center and then open yout .ppt with it.


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I have a double-column PDF file with embedded images created with LaTeX where the original images were provided as EPS. I tried the proposed solution based on pdfimages, but unfortunately, it didn't return any images. I tried then to use Inkscape, but the SVG images it generated were distorted and I had no luck exporting them as EPS either. The software ...


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You can find the following power managers in the Ubuntu repositories : gnome-power-manager mate-power-manager xfce4-power-manager These power managers have the design as shown in your screenshots. Alternatively you can install the powertop tool from the repositories. PowerTOP is a Linux tool to diagnose issues with power consumption and power ...


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The Unity tool is likely from GNOME: gnome-power-statistics. The package is named gnome-power-manager, and I think the MATE version is called mate-power-statistics (and mate-power-manager).


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I just done a blogging about how to use screenshot in modern day. Even though i target Chinese but the screen cast and code is in english. OCR is merely one of the feature. Feature for my OCR: Open in konsole+vimx OR gedit to further edit. For vimx+english, enable spelling checking. Support dynamic language selection without hard code. Progress dialog ...


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Atom has this function. Download and install the "deb" package. Press CTRL + F and click the .* button to go into regex mode. Alternatively, you can press CTRL + ALT + / Also on github. Related question on how to use regex in atom. Or you can use cat and sed. Use sed -e to simply print the changes. Use sed -i to actually edit the contents of the file. ...


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In addition to the Firefox extension(s), there's a neat Chrome app called Chumium that does the job.


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Certainly for simple splitting Audacity is the easiest gui tool to use. Using an example on my own setup: First import your audio into Audacity Drag your cursor along and select a segment of the audio Press Ctrl+B and label the segment Repeat for other segments and also label appropriately, my example is labelled simply 'Part 1' and 'Part 2": You ...


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From command line the tool you want to play with is called sox Installed as an apt-get command - this is a VERY useful and flexible interface.


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audacity may be able to do what you want (and more, also does the optional things you had)... http://www.audacityteam.org


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You could do worse than to use the screen capture tool scrot and open the resulting screenshot directly in gimp: scrot -q 100 -e 'gimp $f' You can set this particular commandline to a key, I illustrate here mapped to F6: Or you can simply run it from the commandline with the glorious addition of a timer and delay: scrot -d 10 -c -q 100 -e 'gimp $f' ...


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First and foremost, I believe there isn't any encryption which can be deemed 100% secure. The reason for that is, it is human made. Despite that the evolution of hardware in the past 20 years has prooven that nothing is secure forever. Best example is here the long time deemed secure md5 one way encryption. But back to your question, your best security is ...


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There are number of calendar applications available from the Software Centre that fit your needs, such as the Evolution Calendar or Korganiser, but none is functional at this stage for different reasons. Since you are already using Thunderbird, you might give a try to Lightening, the calendar extension for that E-Mail client. Among other things, it supports ...


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You can run both Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Page Maker in Ubuntu using Wine(A tool used to run windows apps under Linux), sudo apt-get install wine you can find how to install Photoshop using Wine here. To install Page Maker in Wine just run your .exe file.


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With the right configuration Gimp can replace Photoshop while Scribus could replace In-design. You probably have to train a bit, but after that you should be able to use them. You can both install through apt-get packet manager: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gimp scribus


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XOWA You can use WIktionary database offline with this app. http://gnosygnu.github.io/xowa/ Download page http://gnosygnu.github.io/xowa/download.html


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There is a comparison on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_web_hosting_control_panels Since answers which only contain a link get closed soon, I added a screenshot of the current wikipedia comparison:


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I found this page which provides implementations of the Levenshtein distance algorithm in different languages. So, for example in bash, you could do: #!/bin/bash function levenshtein { if [ "$#" -ne "2" ]; then echo "Usage: $0 word1 word2" >&2 elif [ "${#1}" -lt "${#2}" ]; then levenshtein "$2" "$1" else local ...


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While there are some great Linux audio players (and I would encourage you to explore them) there is absolutely nothing to stop you running your old friend Foobar on Ubuntu using Wine. Run the following from a Terminal: sudo apt-get install wine And then download and install Foobar: cd $HOME/Desktop wget ...


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Yet another program to record voice is fmedia. You can start recording with a single command: fmedia --record --out=rec.flac and stop recording by pressing Ctrl+C. fmedia uses ALSA, so it works even if PulseAudio is not installed on your system.



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