Questions tagged [software-recommendation]

Questions asking for specific applications that perform a given task or work with a given file format. Give details about the **purpose** of the software you want and your minimum **requirements** for it.

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Alternative voxal app for Ubuntu with Persian language option ( opensource voice Photoshop app )

I like to know about alternative app like voxal as free and opensource voice Photoshop app with Persian language option, voxal introduction could be seen here.
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Reboot and restore state of everything automagically?

Is there a way to reboot and get back to the same state it was before reboot with all windows and apps back similar to reboot in the background because the user would not notice if reboot was quick ...
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How can I plot data from sc in the terminal?

Using the sc (Spreadsheet Calculator) or (Spreadsheet Calculator Improvised) sc-im (more) I can manage spreadsheets in the terminal. Is there a way to plot this data in the terminal, too? I've found ...
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App Launcher for X11 (Xpra)

After using tigervnc for a while, and enjoying the Unity launcher favorites on the side, I switched to Xpra for a more seamless desktop experience. Launcher functionality would be nice, so I made a ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 | App to make live ISO?

I need an application similar to Pinguy Builder (which creates an installable ISO image of your current system) that works on Ubuntu 20.04 If there isn't one, is it possible to downgrade, make the ...
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Ubuntu WhatsApp desktop app with call features

I like to know is there any WhatsApp application for desktop or browser extension with video call ability in Ubuntu, i have tried this app and web base of WhatsApp that don't have call futures: ...
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How to reduce mouse pointer shaking? [closed]

The mouse pointer recently starts shaking. Seems there is a hardware problem. Is there any software to remove the pointer shake?
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Is there any Ubuntu software to draw math?

I recently bought a graphics tablet and I want to use it for solving my math homework on laptop. The picture presents what I want. Do you know any software (better foss) which I can use to deal with ...
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Alarm clock school bell type [closed]

Looking for an Alarm Clock for Ubuntu with the following: It rings once and then stops like a school bell All normal alarm stuff (schedule, etc)
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How to autometically disable mouse when lid is closed?

When I close the lid of my laptop I want my external mouse to turn off immediately. But it doesn't turn off by default. Sometimes it creates a huge mess in my laptop. So, is there any way to ...
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How to replace Diffuse?

Why was Diffuse left out of Universe repository of Ubuntu 20.40? What to use instead (if you don't want to use plain diff but a graphical software)?
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Software not allowed to access folders

I'm trying to tell audacity where my ffmpeg is seeing as it doesn't seem to want to do it iself but when I go to access the folder, /usr, it says permission denied. The same was true for something I ...
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Accounting software for Ubuntu?

I did not find any user friendly accounting software for financial use for Ubuntu. I need this software for small business which can manage inventory (support bar-code scanner) with point of sell ...
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Is there a tool to split a scanned PDF when reaching a separator page?

In our office, we have to scan a bunch of incoming documents every day. We do have a scanner with an automatic feeder which will save each scanned document to some fileshare on our network. Yet ...
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Is there a lightweight photo viewer made with Qt?

While the default photo viewer Gwenview is very good, it is also a file manager and has many other features. As a result it is not very lightweight. Is there a very lightweight photo viewer (that ...
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Is there an application in Ubuntu to cast my android screen with sound?

Could there possibly be an application similar to 'Windows Connect' (which runs seamlessly on Windows for me) for Linux with Audio and Video both casted to the Laptop? I know scrcpy which can be used ...
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Does XFCE/Xubuntu have a system monitor panel applet?

Gnome has a system monitor panel applet that can be seen even when all your windows are maximized: Is there anything similar for Xubuntu / XFCE?
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Converter for audio to sheet music

Is there a Audio to Sheet Music converter software available for Ubuntu 18.0r, for example an application that can transcribe an mp3 to sheet music?
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Auto clicker that let's me select region and continue using the mouse elsewhere

All the other auto clicker apps/scripts I found like xautoclick and xdotool, need me to leave my mouse in the position and then the auto click is done. But, I'm looking for something like ...
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Visualizing protein-ligand interactions with LIGPLOT or any other suitable software?

I have used DOCK software to dock 10 ligands into the protein structure. I want to generate a pdb file that contains all 10 binding modes of the ligands together with the protein. So all together in ...
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How do I restrict my kids' computing time (application based)?

I came from this similar question: How do I restrict my kids' computing time? But I want to define a weekly computing time (e.g. 3 hours) for a specific application and the days when it's allowed ...
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Wargus fails to load game data

I have just installed Wargus from the stratagus ppa. I used to have it on my old computer where it worked fine. I can create a multiplayer game and connect to it from my laptop but when I try to start ...
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Accounting Software? [duplicate]

I have asked before and am still trying to find a decent accounting program for Linux/Ubuntu. Not a checkbook program but something for small business accounting. I need to generate year end tax ...
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Ubuntu screen recorder with changeable camera background

i have seen this video: so i think is there any kind of Ubuntu recorder to do this camera background remover at the recording time, in Ubuntu. As which i think there is none by this effect, it can ...
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Are there stable open source apps that would work well for conferencing, larger meetings or teaching?

with all of this social distancing and work from home stuff I am curious what people use for large meetings? Open source would be preferred, as would stable. I am a teacher and would love to be able ...
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Is there any software for using mobile device as an air mouse for Ubuntu?

I just want to know if there is any software available as an air mouse(by air mouse I mean which you hover in air to move the cursor using the IR blaster in the phone). Is there is any development ...
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All-in-one app for communicators and JIRA

is some application which would use one interface for all communicators (Skype, Slack, Teams, Hangouts), and transfer only data through some API? I believe this is how exactly works these ...
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System tray app that toggles between two icons

The system tray application I want is simple, yet I've had no success finding one. It should alternate between two (or, optionally, more) icons depending on input it received (maybe by piping 0, 1, 2,...
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Are there some Text User Interface programs for ffmpeg and other?

fdisk seems to have a Text User Interface via Cfdisk. But I would like to know if there are some other useful tools like this for, let's say: ffmpeg and maybe some other like mail clients, other than ...
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Software to make in-text references less prominant in pdfs

As a researcher I spend a lot of time reading PDFs. Some of the articles I read are so heavy with in-text references that it is distracting. I am looking for software which can either dim (change the ...
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Software to seamlessly edit multiple images

Format of my mom's old PC is overdue, W7 is slow and choppy and I'd love to show her how fast her laptop can be with a lightweight Ubuntu distro. But my mom is really used to Microsoft Office Picture ...
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how can I resize terminal text without gconftool? [duplicate]

I write ascii art for the terminal. Sometimes I want to resize the text on the screen, where I would then use gconftool to resize the text on screen. it turns out some systems do not have gconftool, ...
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what is a good text editor for ubuntu touch? [closed]

I have ubuntu touch installed on an arm based andriod phone. I have some files to edit, but using vim and nano is hard using the onscreen keyboard since I haven't figured out how to press the escape ...
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Custom screen dimmer

I seek for a night light / f.lux like application, which, roughly speaking, dims bright pixels, but leaves dark pixels nearly unchanged. More generally, it would be best to have an application that ...
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Clipboard management GUI with ability to save images to file

Is there a clipboard management GUI where I can view the images in the clipboard and choose to save any of them to a file, all without using the command line? I know how to save copied images to file ...
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reStructuresText (rst) viewer with Sphinx

So the title is already self-explanatory. I am doing documentation with rst about my Python project. When using Pycharm I get errors so I tried using another viewer. I tried restview but had the same ...
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Where do I find my personal files?

Obviously, I'm a newbie after 35 years on Apple. Without the rant, I've decided to convert to Ubuntu Studio and convert time previously with MacOS engineering problems and invest in learning the new ...
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Is there a music library player / manager that allows searching for strings in the whole path of music files, not just filenames or ID3 tags?

I organized my music, a long time ago, in folders. Searching for a folder's name, for instance "Girlfriend's albums" in Mediamonkey in Windows would show all mp3 files within that folder, and, ...
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GUI for Kaldi ASR

I'm a graduating student. Our group's thesis is about ASR. In less than a week, we're going to defend it. We've already produced a model for our ASR which we run on Linux. Our problem is we need a ...
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Is there any Screen Recording + Video Editing software like Camtasia for Ubuntu?

I like Camtasia because it got really handy features specially for making instructional videos or tutorials. Though, I've found try installing Camtasia exe file on Ubuntu using Wine, but I'm not ...
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Applet or similar to show weekly screen time and computer usage (parental/self control)

I have the agreement with my children that they can use their computer 10 hours per week. For Android there are apps like Stay Free or Screen Time so you can get easy to read statistics about how long ...
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English Pop-up Dictionary for Ubuntu

Is there any dictionary like Babylon available for Ubuntu that has pop-up capability?
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duplicate files utility: track files, checksum based, run on background

I have an issue that IMHO is common to lots of people out there. I have tons of files across multiple hardisks, pendrives, optical disks, memory cards... that after several reinstallations/backups/...
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ndiswrapper and WINE for ubuntu 19.10

I'm looking for the programs ndiswrapper and WINE by using the Ubuntu Software tool on ubuntu 19.10, but they are not present. Where I can find them? Thank you for your time.
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Linux AutoHotKey Wine or Alternative?

I want to make the same AutoHotKey GUI for Linux as I have on Win to send keystrokes to the same app under Linux. Will "WinMenuSelectItem, ahk_class.." work ? Does Window Spy work to give the ...
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Looking for a note taking and organization application

I'm looking for a OneNote lookalike, but I'm especially interested in one feature of OneNote, that is the capability of doing OCR on the fly, taking screen-shots, and and indexing them for text search....
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Any program that locks programs for certain times?

I'm instituting some New Year's resolutions around productivity. One of those is to limit the frequency at which I check my email — and other communications channels. I primarily use Rambox for ...
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small music player for a single file

Some time ago I saw a music player on ubuntu, which was looks like the embedded player on android phones: small popup window with progress bar and play/stop button, showing with a click on the music ...
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Best free Git GUI client for Ubuntu [closed]

Since all the Git GUI client questions are closed and there is no way for me to share this gem I found after abandoning my search and using Git CLI for a few months, I am creating a question and will ...
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Looking for free maze game which allows me to print games with many puzzles at once

I'm looking for some logic/math/puzzle games that allow me to print many grids (as in many pages with different games).

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