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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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Application can scan all website have on google with my keyword

i need an application can scan all website have on google with my keyword. It like i have keyword "breakout" and that application will collect all website have that word in website's content Sorry my ...
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Suggestion for antivirus and antispam server solution

Even after some searching, I didn't choose an antivirus and antispam solution for our Ubuntu server. The price is the most important factor (free is preferred). Mail users are very experienced IT ...
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Way to get elementaryOS's picture-in-picture on Ubuntu [duplicate]

With version 5, elementaryOS introduced a picture-in-picture feature, allowing one to select any screen area and confine it to a floating rectangle above other windows. (Demoed here) Is it possible ...
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Calculator in human readable format

I'm looking for a calculator in human readable format before writing one in bash. For example $20 trillion dollars / 50 million taxpayers would be entered as: 20t / 50m There are many other ...
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The “Speak Text” feature in Okular is not working. How do I get it to work?

I'm currently using Ubuntu 18.04 and Okular for viewing pdf documents. I thought it would be convenient if I could use the text to speech feature. I tried following all the instructions given here: ...
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PDF Reader for Studying

I there a PDF Reader on Ubuntu capable of syncing the bookmarks and annotations? Okular is good for annotations, but it is very slow and can't sync. Qpdfview is very fast, but is bad for annotations ...
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How to start on making music production on Xubuntu? [closed]

I have been using Xubuntu for three years. It's a powerful OS and I still love it. Before Xubuntu I was using Windows and working on music production. I would like to make House/Trance music on Ubuntu....
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is there USB support for an Agilent 33220A function generator?

I have an Agilent 33220A Function generator, it has USB and Network capability. I would like to control the device using the USB cable forgoing more complex and insecure networking options. Is there ...
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Musixmatch -like app for Linux

Can anybody suggest a lyrics app like Musixmatch that displays real-time lyrics? I couldn't install Desklet which is suggested here: How to display lyrics of songs? My terminal says that the PPA doesn'...
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What video editing program can I use to increase the sound volume and cut out sections I don't want? [duplicate]

Which application in Ubuntu Studio will allow me to do these two simple tasks? Increase the sound volume. Cut/Censor part of a video.
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Simple text editor for Ubuntu that has proper syntax highlighting for PostgreSQL

Is there a simple, small, fast text editor (like Gedit) for Ubuntu that has very good syntax highlighting for PostgreSQL? Don't suggest something you haven't used. I tested Gedit, Atom, and pgAdmin 4 ...
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Note taking software with Android sync

I am looking for some notetaking software that has a tree structure in the management of notes and folders. That is, I look for a software that can create multiple notes within a database file. Where ...
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Does anyone know a Good real time voice changer for Linux? (Specifically Ubuntu)

I've been looking for a while to try and find a real time voice changer for Linux (Specifically Ubuntu) . I usually edit my voice in Audacity when I want to change it but recently I have found myself ...
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IDE recomendation for postscript

Im learning postscript to use in making vector art with my laser-cutter. I have been straight typing all the code, and began wondering what is out there for PostScript IDE.
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How to install minitab on Ubuntu?

I want to install minitab on my machine, running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. How can I install it, or something similar?
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What software is available for drawing plans? [duplicate]

I want to draw a plan with measurements, trees, entries, North sign, paths, something similar to AutoCad but for lands. What would you recommend?
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Free Android emulator for Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Is there a free Android emulator for Ubuntu 14.04LTS? If there is one, can someone teach me how to install it?
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Regarding possibility of developing Augmented reality android apps in Ubuntu [closed]

I exhausted of installing or at least knowing which to install and how to install and to integrate them. Nothing is successful from 2-3 months. I started reading many textbooks for developing ...
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Backup for Cloud Email [duplicate]

I've got a lot of history in email servers in the cloud (i.e. someone else's computer). I'm looking for some way to make a local backup of all that data, preferably one I could easily access/search. ...
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Is the Lubuntu recommended email software Trojita, Sylpheed, or something else?

My Lubuntu setup, upgraded today from 16 to 18.04.1 LTS, has Sylpheed 3.5.1, but the Lubuntu Manual says trojita is the default. I have noticed the Sylpheed documentation is missing graphics, which ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 internet speed meter or monitor

I tried searching everywhere, but I wasn't able to find a taskbar Internet speed monitor or meter for Ubuntu 18.04. Is there a way to get one?
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ejabberd alternatives

for a couple of years now I'm trying to offer an alternative to WhatsApp for my family and friends. I found ejabberd to be quite versatile but somewhat hard to configure (although it got easier over ...
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What are the packages the average user will want to install? [closed]

I have heard the users asking for Media Player and GIMP. Are there any other packages I should install on a new PC? My users are not very technical (school teachers and staff).
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How to copy and restore to smaller partition

I want to copy a partition from hd to another with small partition. Must be: support ext4 file system can create image file for later use. compress images files copy only the used file system ...
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extract embedded barcode from a PDF

When I try to use "pdfimages" to extract barcode from PDF, for example, this one. Initially, I thought these barcodes are images, but maybe not because based on my test pdfimages is not able to ...
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Crop pdf generated with gnuplot

I am generating a graph with gnuplot and then, I need to crop a part of it as a pdf or high-quality image to be used with LaTeX. I have tried generating the graph as a pdf and then cropping it but it ...
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Software to convert video to picture or video to .JPG to avoid taking screenshots by hand for many videos

I want an application to convert videos to a series of images. I need to be able to do conversion from videos to .jpg and .png and other picture format output files. I need to be able to set the ...
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Tool to determine what technology a website is built on

I know there are builtwith and wappalyzer. But they ask for a subscription for more details. Is there any GUI or terminal app to see the entire stack from front to backend of a website?
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Software to work with/view QuickTime Player panoramic images format

I use Ubuntu Studio 18.04.1 LTS. I have some panoramic views (mosaic images) made to be seen with QuickTime Player (from Apple), app we can use with WineHQ. I'm talking about .mov files which has a ...
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Offline command-line thesaurus?

I recently stumbled upon this question asking for recommendations for an offline command-line dictionary. In the same spirit, is there any offline command-line thesaurus available for Ubuntu?
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Is there any WiFi Hotspot Manager like Applications on Windows?

How's going? Linux is more stable for creating WiFi hotspot then Windows (what I've found using & as my connection is a DSL connection). I did use it flawlessly before someone spending using my ...
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Software to view other devices in network [duplicate]

Is there any software for Ubuntu from which I can view all the devices like laptops/PC/printer/TV/dvr/RPi connected to the network just like we see drives in the file explorer? I want to be able to ...
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Open source mail server with S3 storage and features like calenders, tasks and others

I want to set up a mail server which supports S3 for storage, so that I have to keep only my current emails in my email client and the rest on S3. Additionally, the mail server should have features ...
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Powerful GUI Calculator for Linux?

What is a good graphical Calculator Application for Linux?
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Is there a hyper terminal equivalent that will work with Kantronics kpc III?

I have a old desktop running Lubuntu 18.04. I would like to hook my packet station up to it but the TNC needs something like hyper terminal, to operate. Is there a Linux equivalent? Thxs
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Considering Ubuntu over Win 10 [closed]

I'm being pushed away from XP. Here are the programs I like most. Will they run on Ubuntu? Firefox Lotus Word Pro Ccleaner Dfraggler Nikon camera software Old Printers software
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Text editor for writing film screenplays

I'm looking at this page on GitHub with the source code to build your own text editor. I want a text editor for movie script writing. What can I use for this purpose on Ubuntu?
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Notetaking Software that supports Mathematics, code, and pictures?

I am a Computer Science major. I would like a note-taking program that will allow me a lot of versatility with math notation, allows me to format java code samples similarly to StackExchange and lets ...
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Application like Windows Task Manager [duplicate]

Is there any program like Task Manager for Windows which can kill any full screen program (mostly Windows games I play through wine) when it got stuck and it don't want anything to come above it? I ...
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Do you know of any text editors that are dual paned?

.. so I can text side by side without opening many instances? Thanks!
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Batch Image resize 'the file size' not the image dimensions software [duplicate]

I'm looking for a GUI batch resize to optimize pcitures for use on the internet but all the software I have seen are batch resizing the image dimensions, which isn't what I want. I'm all fingers ...
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How can I use exotic file search parameters like in Windows Explorer?

Windows Explorer allows for very specific file searching parameters such as framerate=≥30 or width:1600. For each of these columns, a search parameter can be set: This is the beginning of the list. ...
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Is there a PDF reader with reading mode like adobe does in its mobile app?

I have a visual impairance. Hence, I have to zoom in a lot to be able to read. As a result, lines don't fit the screen anymore and I have to go left and right all the time. Adobe acrobat reader does ...
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Is there any software on Ubuntu to use a computer like a smart display?

I'm looking for a program that can run in the background showing multiple calendars, image gallery, news feed etc. Thanks
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Binary diff file

bsdiff uses max(17*n,9*n+m) bytes of memory (where n is the size of the old file and m is the size of the new file) according to http://www.daemonology.net/bsdiff/ Is there a lighter (in terms of ...
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Which software to use to show a bunch of photos and movie files one after another, as a slideshow?

My mother in law has sadly passed away. We have arranged a folder with a bunch of photos and short movies of her, that we'd like to show in a rolling slideshow at the funeral service. Ideally, it ...
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Massive upload to Google Drive ( 500 gb) [duplicate]

Do you know any software for Ubuntu, that i could upload a large quantity of Gb...I need to make a backup of 500 gb with some files with more than 10 gb.... I only find windows software and ive to ...
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Tool for manually labelling images

I have some blobs on a uniform background. I want a tool such that, when I click on an individual blob, it can detect its boundaries from the background, and paint it white. The blobs have distinct ...
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Unicode Text Tool

The website https://yaytext.com/ lets you turn any plain text into stylized Unicode. What's a software program on Ubuntu or just plain Linux that will do the same? I don't like depending on websites ...
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How do I extract .cpk files in Ubuntu?

I have a .cpk file that needs to be extracted. So I tried to extract it in windows. But there are some illegal characters in that CPK file, so I couldn't open it. So, I tried to do it in Ubuntu. So, I ...