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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Screenshot utility

Seems like the default screenshot utility went through some features overhaul but have become a royal pain in the neck and significantly increased the clicks and typing required. Here are few details: ...
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Wifi and network management

I'm looking for software [on Ubuntu] to manage devices that connect to my router network (through my laptop) to connect/disconnect them, manage their session, schedule times, track their activities, ...
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Program to split youtube audio file based on time and name of parts/chapters

With a music file and a text file containing the time stamp and name of each track is there a program that would separate and name each of the tracks correctly? The file is not ripped CD (cue, flac, ...
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Any KeePass-compatible password manager with OneDrive support?

I am moving some desks from Windows and macOS to Ubuntu... yey! But I have a tiny problem: Some of these need to access KeePass v2 databases hosted in OneDrive. Microsoft does not deliver OneDrive to ...
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Prevent Alt Tab menu overflow

When a lot of windows are open, the alt tab menu overflow. They just overflow and then I have to use left and right arrow buttons to navigate, not possible with a mouse pointer. Hence I would like to ...
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qpdfview doesn't remember the pdfs opened in last boot, how do I make it possible?

Answer I read the above answer and did the exact same thing. My needs are exactly the same as that OP. But when I rebooted my laptop, it showed none of the pdfs that I opened in last boot. How do I ...
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Use a file on SSD as cache for an HDD

I'm using Ubuntu Server 22.04. The server has an HDD in it, and I'd like to be able to speed up disk access for that HDD. My system boots from an SSD, so my idea is that maybe I can use space on the ...
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Simple queueing system for parallel processes

I want to setup a queueing system for my workstation, which has 32 processors. In principle, I would not connect it with any other workstation. I mean to use a system which is simple to configure and ...
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Multiple text replacement tools for Linux?

I need a tool that can replace multiple expressions by others on a single text or text file. This is because I have to "translate" templates that have the same function from one wiki to ...
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Note taking applications which keeps on screen while fullscreen inside game? (Kubuntu)

So, I like to keep tracks of an economy inside a game, but it's kinda annoying to always have to exit full screen to see my notes. So I'm looking for a note taking app which stays on-screen, even if I ...
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Timer/screensaver app to impose regime for eyes?

I have Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and I would love to install a sort of screensaver or timer in order to impose periods of relax for my eyes. It should show a screensaver every period of time for 10 minutes. ...
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What are the free Image processing tools available to manipulate image regions and entire pixels?

I am working on an image task where I have to manipulate the regions and pixels in images. I need the tool to do 3 major task: Draw a rectangle box on the image Pick any pixel colour from the image ...
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Looking for comparable program to Logic Pro on Ubuntu

Looking to possibly make a switch from macOS to Ubuntu. However, the majority of my music work is in Logic Pro. I'm looking for a comparable program that has an extensive collection of midi-...
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How to open CAD files from Boardview?

I have a .CAD file created in Boardview. I have tried using OpenBoardView and it's very good, but it's basically for .BRD files not .CAD files. Is there something like BoardViewer (which is written in ...
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Image viewer with "tags" feature?

is there an image viewer available for Ubuntu that allows to assign "tags" (like "sport", "car", "river", "drawing" etc.) to any image in a directory ...
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What markdown readers are available?

First of all, everything I find seems to be an editor. I don't want an editor. I want a reader. I want a window that shows me the rendered markdown file, not its source. Sure, I don't care if it also ...
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GUI SSH connection manager for Kubuntu

I'm looking for an SSH connection manager with a GUI for Kubuntu. Is there an SSH connection manager? and SSH manager like Tera Term Menu or SSHMenu for Ubuntu are for Ubuntu. E.g., on Windows there'...
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software for editing 2 images at the same time

I am looking to find if possible a tool which can take a area screenshot and let me edit it like so: image with boxes however I also want an image like this to be created simultaneously after editing ...
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22.04 screenshots... How to Draw and edit?

I cannot draw arrows and text on top of my screenshots in Ubuntu 22.04 . I was able to do this in flameshot . I also tried Shutter which is also not enabling me to draw.. How to draw on top of ...
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Text editor to easily browse through a large text file [duplicate]

What simple text editor would you recommend to easily browse and scroll through a large file (a few hundred megabytes+)? For example, gedit has a problem that when a file is opened, part of the file ...
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Custom Audit Logs from Applications

I am trying to programmatically generate custom audit logs from the applications I've written (C/C++), but currently cannot find the library/functions that would allow me to do so. I am aware of ...
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Is there any way of creating a GIF from a square selected space on my screen?

I'd like to create a script that allows me to create a square on my screen and start creating a gif file after the square is made. I think about something like the following: This last gif I've ...
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What are some great PDF editors for Linux?

Hi I am looking for some great PDF editors besides Qoppa Software's PDF Studio I have already found, which is quite affordable. Are their any other ones more affordable for Ubuntu?
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How to configure Dark Reader so that ThunderBird panes are dark?

I'm looking to configure Thunderbird so that all three panes are dark, as: However, after downloading and adding the Dark Reader plugin I get only a single pane dark. The list of messages is ...
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Bruteforce Tools for ZuluCrypt?

I forgot my password on an encrypted file that's encrypted with ZuluCrypt. I think brute force is the only way to decrypt that file. I set the password after all so I have plenty of information about ...
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Looking for software simimar to Cam Scanner

I have a lot of pictures from an historical archive. I need to crop them and to flatten them or to apply some perspective. Also, I'm looking for a software that allows me to work this with a great ...
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How to do text-to-speech with a specific tts-engine?

How to get speech output from entered text with Ivona-TTS engine? I would like to use it with the same files I have in my phone. It's the engine I use on the phone, but I don't know how to use it on ...
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Is there a solution to modifying video from a webcam such that better eye contact is simulated?

There is a Microsoft solution to modifying video from a webcam such that the subject appears to be making better eye contact than they might normally do (by looking at video of other people rather ...
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OpenRGB Kingston fury beast

I have a Msi z490 gaming plus board with Kingston fury beast ram (I am on Ubuntu 20.04). I used mystic lights in w10, to switch everything off. Therefore, I have followed the installation guides from ...
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Tools for creating a custom Linux OS based on Ubuntu

I want to create a new OS which is based on Ubuntu. I changed everything in Ubuntu like name, screenfetch logo, etc., but I failed when it comes to creating an iso for my OS. I want to change ...
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Is there any free cricket game in ubuntu 20

I was searching for cricket but could not find any, there were some but those required a few hacks. Is there any free game of cricket designed for ubuntu?
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Best Alternative OF WinForm On Linux [duplicate]

I am a computer science student In our syllabus, we have a new subject called "Introduction to VB.net" on this subject we have to learn to make desktop applications Using WinForm's Drag And ...
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Software recommendation: Thunderbird alternative, that can import TB's data

tl;dr Looking for a reliable alternative to Thunderbird that can import (or read) all emails from Thunderbird (only emails is fine) support local account (read localhost mail, from /var/mail/...) ...
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Dedicated System Monitoring Display Software?

I have a display hooked up to my server which I plan to have an always-on system monitoring readout. Things like system temps, load percentages, console output, the like. Looked for a bit and I can't ...
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Is it there a Terminal User Interface USB Disks Manager?

I have seen enough answers on how to mount USB Disks via command line but I would like to know if is it there a text tool for managing the USB Drives. Scenery I own a server in a remote place. The ...
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A screen capturing tool that allows me to annonatate screenshots before saving them

I'm seeking for an excellent screen-capture programme that allows me to do the following: Annotate screenshots  Can be run from the command line or via keybindings I'll appreciate if it also offers ...
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Command line ELIZA chatbot

Is there an implementation of the classic ELIZA AI chat program that can be used on Ubuntu? I am looking for an ELIZA that can be used from the command line.
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Is there any image viewer that supports animated SVG?

I know we can view animated SVG files using web browsers. I wonder if there is a software that works exclusively as an image viewer with SVG animations support.
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is there a command to convert svg to stl?

Im doing some 3d modeling, and Ive been using inkscape to create 2D models, then importing them into openSCAD via a kinda superfluous method of uploading the svg files to tinkercad, downloading the ...
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Cannot access Snap Store or Ubuntu Software on Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

Whenever I click on the Ubuntu Software icon, it does not open. The same is true if I use snap store links. When I try to open the store via the command line, I receive this error: $ snap run snap-...
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How can I make automatic, full system backups of Ubuntu during normal use (like Macrium Reflect for Windows)

I want to be able to make backups of my Ubuntu install automatically, during normal use. It's important that this is an automatic process because I'm not going to remember to regularly boot into ...
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Is there any notebook software that allows copypasting images?

I was a big fan of Microsoft OneNote for taking notes in class. I've tried to look for an option in Ubuntu. I tried Joplin and SimpleNote but none of them allows this. Do you know any opensource ...
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Is there a Google Input tools alternative for Ubuntu?

For typing non-English languages, the ubuntu keyboard does not provide auto suggestions like Google Input tools. There is only the phonetic typing option. Is there a good alternative which is as ...
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Does Linux (Ubuntu) have a tool to handle a full gene test result like a CRAM file?

I am downloading a 50Gb CRAM file and it's associated index file. Rather than go online all the time to the tester front end , is there a program for Linux that can handle it. Ditto for ancestry ...
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How to write a disk-image to SD/USB safely?

I am looking for a tool to write disk image to SDcard or USBstick safely. I have the following requirements: graphical user interface (i.e. no clonezilla or dd) tool is specialized for removable ...
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Diff tool that can compare texts without having to create text files

I use Meld but I always have to create two text files to use it. I simply want to copy paste text and compare locally without having to create any files.
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Is there any circuit simulator for Ubuntu 21.04?

I am using Ubuntu 21.04. Previously I used DSCH (of microwind) in other operating system. Now I am searching for circuit simulator for my Ubuntu.
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Take scrolling screenshot in Ubuntu

I want to take a scrolling screenshot of a page(not a web page so browser extensions won't work like this question) that is too big for a normal screenshot in windows I used to use PicPick and Sharex ...
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Assistive Technology for Hands Free Use

I'm looking for packages compatible with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS that facilitate using the computer without hands. Examples include: eye gaze tracking mouse software dictation software capable of coding ...
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Which CLI text editor does not waste screen space?

Vim has a non-removable status bar at the bottom. Nano has the same problem with its title bar. Surely there has to be an alternative for entering text in full-screen without any frills? I often jot ...
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