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Questions tagged [tools]

other terms for tool[s]: software, application[s], program[s], utility, gadget[s].

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Ubuntu kernel modules development tools? (USB)

I'm developing a driver for a composite USB device, with vendor specific VID / PID. The device have multiple endpoints and with pnp alt_settings / descriptors. At the moment Im using code::blocks as ...
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how to solve copy paste problem

copy/paste not working in v machine ware and reinstall V machine ware tools is unavailable. drag and drop is unavailable for me either.
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Application For Quick Translation of Selected Text? (2018)

I need a tool that runs in the background so that I can highlight a text (eg from PDF files) and press a hotkey to have instant translation of it, in a small popup window. It should be using Google ...
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TypeError: coercing to Unicode: need string or buffer, NoneType found (PyPhisher)

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04. I cloned PyPhisher from GitHub - git clone https://github.com/sneakerhax/PyPhisher then I ran PyPhisher.py file by executing - python PyPhisher.py So I got this output ...
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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 ...
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multiple workspace and desktop management on additional monitors

I like the feature of gnome that allows me to have multiple workspaces but not have them on all monitors. I especially use this for having a youtube video or movie playing on one monitor while doing ...
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Gathering performance data into central machine from multiple servers [closed]

I am very new on Ubuntu, and I need guidance :) I need to gather performance data from multiple Linux servers. I've seen posts on glances, systats, top, nagios, but I don't know how to proceed. I ...
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What's the name of log error viewer from U.Budgie?

Recently have moved on Mate, and I would like to have that tool that informs me with various types of errors from log files with priority 3. On Budgie, I could launch it by typing "Logs" name in menu. ...
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How to add/modify toolbar icons on Thunar 1.6.11?

I currently switching from KDE to XFCE4 and starting to miss several useful toolbar buttons in Thunar, which I like in Dolphin. Yes, I understand, that I can us Dolphin on xfce, but it runs much ...
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I need a powerful disk retrieval tool

I have a disk which failed on another computer. I took it out and plugged it into this one (running kubuntu 17.10) via a usb port. Nothing happens when it's plugged in. I checked dmesg, fdisk and ...
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How to install `sprof` in Ubuntu 14.04

I have a clean Docker ubuntu:14.04 container. sprof is not installed in the base image. How do you install it? I assumed it would be part of binutils along with gprof, but it's not there. Does anyone ...
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I can't manage my brightness in newly installed ubuntu 17.10, how to do it?

enter image description hereLaptop config: dell 7567 i7 intel graphics + nvidia 1050ti all other functions are well except this brightness thing. there is no option for it in setting as well.
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How to become Super User in a guest-session?

I am trying to update the vmware tools. When I do it from my account it runs perfectly but when i restart the system i get the same message to update my vmware tools. The message states that i should ...
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Wine Makefile failed Ubuntu 16

I'm trying to install wine, fallowing the instructions from https://wiki.winehq.org/BuildingBiarchWineOnUbuntu I'm at Build 32-bit Wine, everything before it was OK, so after I type . ~/wine-git/...
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Boot USB for windows from Linux Distributuin(winUSB not working)

I want to know about creating a bootable USB from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS/Linux Mint 18.2(my friend PC) for Windows. Problem: I normally write an image to USB using Disk Image Writer tool. But when I tried ...
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What User Space tools support Btrfs functionality (e.g. clone instead of copy)

I've recently been starting to work with Btrfs on Ubuntu, and have it setup as my root filesystem, as well as home filesystem. I have it configured the way apt-btrfs-tools expects, and that is working ...
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Chopping first 16 characters using SED

I am using a SED command to try chop lines down. I am currently trying to get the first 16 characters to chop from a text file (line by line) Examples lines: psinfo -s -c psinfo -s -c ALASTAIR-...
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installing dtrace on ubuntu with latest kernel

I am on uname -a Linux ubuntu 4.11.0-rc3+ #5 SMP Tue Apr 4 12:05:39 PDT 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux When I typed 'dtrace', it asked me to install systemtap. Now I have: systemtap-sdt-dev/...
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Does Ubuntu have a Large File 3G+ '.mbox' email reader

I recently archived my Gmail that consisted of 46K emails. I downloaded a 3G '.mbox' file from Gmail. I need an '.mbox' reader so I can search and read these emails. I recently learned the US Gov ...
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Problem when instaling Katoolin Tools on Ubuntu

The image bellow shows the message I get when trying to install Katoolin Tools on my Ubuntu system. I can't get repositories either.
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tool for Cyrillic text recognition

Are there any tools to recognize cyrillic text from image.? it seems that OCR works only with latin letters.
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Utility: Tabbed Windows

Am looking for a tool that accommodate any programs/application window(not limited to terminals) in a tabbed container.In other words, a tabbed windows tool close to something like this https://www....
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Geting error while make (mdb tool)

I am trying to install mdb tools, I have installed everything it says in the guide at https://github.com/brianb/mdbtools but still not getting it to work. I am not able to figure out what I am doing ...
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What archive and compression tool can handle parts most comfortably without using cat?

I have a folder with lots of files of different formats and sizes. The whole folder contains other folders and everything sums up in size to 16G. I'm looking for a Linux tool to achieve the following ...
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What is the best way to centralize logs from systems? [closed]

I'am starting to research about how to implement an environment where all log systems are input into a centralized system to be more easy look to debug and errors or even get some specific information....
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File System Usage Indicator

I am unable to find a suitable utility to just indicate the file system usage (% space free for partitions) on the panel. And I am not looking forward to install any bad kinds of desktop management ...
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mp3blaster ( commandline interface player) not playing files [duplicate]

I installed mp3blaster using apt-get but it didn't work (doesn't play specified files). After that failed attempt, I removed and purged the player. I downloaded the player as a tarball. How do I ...
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Developer tools doesn't show-up in google-chrome on my Ubuntu machine

Google chrome browser on Ubuntu, doesn't show the Developer tools when I press F12.
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Is it possible to send selected code(whole documents) to the gedit terminal for execution?

I want to use external tools to automate the internal execution of presently-being-authored scripts by keyboard shortcut. The only thing I can find on this is here. But I think it must be out of date ...
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Non-existent property tools in Page

I have a code which used to work but after I upgraded to (K)ubuntu 16.04 and the latest Ubuntu-sdk, it doesn't work anymore. I get error Cannot assign to non-existent property "tools". This is my code ...
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bash: ./flash_tool: cannot execute binary file: Exec format error [duplicate]

I try to run SP Flash Tool under Ubuntu MATE but after I chmod +x the executable file, I get this error: bash: ./flash_tool: cannot execute binary file: Exec format error bash: ./flash_tool.sh: ...
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Google Input tools for Windows using Wine? [duplicate]

Can I install google input tools for Windows in Ubunut 14.10 using the Wine installer? My regional language is Malayalam and typing works best in that. Any suggestions please?
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“mising software and update tools”

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 64bit, I can't find "software and update tools" from dash or system settings. How to install it? I need it to check my wireless network adapter because it is not ...
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HDD test for “SMART Non Supported” drive?

I'm trying to run a health check on a WD10EZEX on Disk Utility and the smart status reads "not supported". The drive seemed to format just fine but it is a system pull and I wanted it thoroughly ...
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how to install latex, nedit and xdvi packages in Ubuntu?

I'm trying to install one tool in Ubuntu and in order to run the tool,the following packages must be installed : nedit, latex and xdvi.I'm using ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Anyone can suggest the way to do all ...
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Check stability of the internet connection [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and want to find out if my system or the router or the provider is causing the problem, why I loose internet connection once or twice an hour. The computer is connected via ...
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What is for Ubuntu phones the equivalent to booting from a live USB?

Is there a feasible method to boot Ubuntu Touch - on a bq E5 - to bootfrom the mmc card or a USB device ? I am searching for the equivalent to similar methods of desktop Linux, in order to: - copy/...
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Keeping track of filesystem changes

I am looking for a way to find changes made to filesystem on Ubuntu. Like so: make some kind of a snapshot i.e. scan given folder (files, subfolders), save files names and sizes. install whatever, ...
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How to sort audio files according to their cut-off frequency (real bitrate) in kHz?

I have some music collection and I want to sort/filter them easily according to their cut-off frequency (real bitrate, usually in kHz. I used to use Spek for showing me this information, but Spek ...
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How to specify path to the installed tool?

I have installed SRA Toolkit using this command sudo apt-get install sra-toolkit under ubuntu. Now I am trying to use one of it's part - fastq-dump.2.1.7 but I receive an error from which I ...
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How to filter audio files according to tacts per minute (speed)?

I have some music collection and I want to sort/filter them easily according to their speed (in tacts per minute). I want to find a simple solution to filter the whole collection using e.g bash, ...
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Photoshop Freezes and Crashes on Startup

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and Wine 1.7.51. I installed Adobe Photoshop CS and whenever I try to run Photoshop it gets to "initializing tools" and then freezes and I have to do the xkill command to close. ...
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Does ubuntu-make keep installed software up-to-date?

I have installed ubuntu-make from the official ppa and with it installed two IDEs and Unity3D. I am not clear on the upgrading process. Does ubuntu-make keep them up-to-date, do I need to do it from ...
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Kali tools on Ubuntu are updated normally [duplicate]

I am thinking seriously to change back to Ubuntu, but I want to know some things first..... The Kali tools it takes update as normally with those repo ? The tools are working normally as supposed to ...
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How to Install Justinmind Prototyper in ubuntu

I want to install Justinmind Prototyper to my Ubuntu 12.04 How can i Install Justinmind Prototyper tool in my Ubuntu 12.04 PC http://www.justinmind.com/ Is there any way to install this tool in ...
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Diff tool that supports zipped archives

I'm searching for a GUI diff application that supports zipped (gz, zip...) file archives, because I want to compare compressed logs. Diffuse, Kdiff3 or Meld don't support that files.
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In Ubuntu which tool we use for disk-defragment? [duplicate]

Can Ubuntu have any disk-defragment tools, like Microsoft Windows. Or any other tools equivalent for it? I read: Defragmenting tools
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How to install libbow in this time

In this time, I know that libbow(Bow: A toolkit for statistical language modeling, text retrieval) not updated anymore. So, It's made an effect to latest Ubuntu cannot use it. (cannot compile libbow) ...
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Does Ubuntu have any input tools for typing in Indian languages?

In Windows we have Microsoft Indic Tool and Google Input Tool for typing. In Ubuntu we can use Google input tool in browsers only. Does Ubuntu have any Ubuntu Indic or Input Tool for typing? If yes, ...
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Create an application's shortcut to launch it from Terminal?

I need to launch an application created with ruby, python or perl from Terminal (without entering the directory), and keep it working. This is an example : When I go to the sqlnuke directory and ...