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Is there a tool to reliably solve or troubleshoot graphics and hybrid-graphics acceleration?

I consistently have issues with hybrid graphics on Ubuntu. From Ubuntu 12.04 up to 20.04, which is what I'm running at the moment. This might be a bit open ended but there is a lot of frustration ...
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Heal selection tool does not show

I have installed the gimp resynthesizer plugging and extracted it under the plug-ins folder but heal selection tool does not show under filters>enhance. How do i fix this? I'm using gimp 2.10 and ...
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How to uninstall Ubuntu terminal totally in windows 10

I have installed Ubuntu termianl form Microsoft Store Months ago, and now I don't need it. I'm wondering whether the uninstall by right click in start menu will uninstall all components and files ...
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Hcxpcap tool missing?

I have Ubuntu 20.04 installed on my laptop. I was using hcxdumptool to capture pmkids. After i captured them. I wanted to filter the output using hcxpcaptool, but i found that "Command Not Found &...
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Best log parser for Ubuntu that can parse all the possible information found in a ubuntu system for forensics?

I'm looking for a forensic tool that can help me with parsing all the available information on a system, so any activity that a certain user has done which can be collected needs to be fetched and ...
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Vmware - gcc version (null) was not found

I couldn't install my VMware on Ubuntu. Whenever I execute sudo vmware, I receive a popup asking me to choose the version of gcc. However, unlike other errors similar to this, I am faced to choose a ...
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Tools to track active application, or, how to get started making one

I want to track screen activity, i.e. I want to record which window is active at what time, similar to the timeline feature of Toggl (https://toggl.com/track/features/). Does there exist some small ...
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How I use Google Input tools offline in Ubuntu [duplicate]

How I use Offline version of google input tool... If not then help me to develop the tool like Google input tool
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Is there a Mastodon or Pleroma or other Fediverse (ActivityPub) instance with committed support from Ubuntu/Canonical?

As part of the movement towards the Fediverse (federated Internet publishing and social media platforms) and away from the currently dominant platforms that exist to sell user data to advertisers, ...
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Automatically Create and manage/organize lvm snapshots (system backups)

I want to use lvm snapshots to ensure i always have a more or less recent snapshot to return to in case something nasty happens my notebooks system. Some framework that automatically creates snapshots ...
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How to add n columns below first column? [closed]

I have a tab-separated data: 1-1 2-1 3-1 ... 1-2 2-2 3-2 ... 1-3 2-3 3-3 ... 1-4 3-4 ... 3-5 My desired output should look like this: 1-1 1-2 1-3 1-4 2-1 2-2 2-3 3-1 3-2 3-3 3-4 3-5 ... ...
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Is it possible to change default diff tool for apt (or maybe it is for shell)?

I'm not sure is it apt or shell setting or is it a setting at all but whenever there is a conflict on a configuration file while doing apt upgrade I'm presented with these options: Y or I : install ...
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Scan for wireless devices

I am looking for a way to search for WIFI devices (such as phones, other computer etc) using either a regular computer running Ubuntu or similar, or a router running openWrt. I am not looking for ways ...
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Windows dxdiag, msinfo32 alternatives for ubuntu

Are there any commands or tools for that?
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PyCharm Debug Tool Window simply desapear

My PyCharm debug tool window isn't available anymore. I was using it without problem yesterday, however after turn the computer on and open the application it has disappeared from the side bar and ...
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How to create own Ubuntu/linux snap/tools - Like Automute on Mac os

I would like to start building my own addons/tools/snaps for Ubuntu. But I have no idea where to start and in which programming language they are build. Could you help me in the right direction? I ...
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Is there a utility similar to Better Touch Tool

Is there a linux utility similar to Better Touch Tool on macOS. I want to customise keyboard shortcuts and mouse buttons to specific desktop/app interactions. Ideally it would work on Mate, but I'd ...
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I cannot enter the device configuration

I use ubuntu 18.04 and I was moving some gnome-network manager with the following command sudo apt-get remove network-manager-gnome network-manager And now I can't find the configuration application ...
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VMware vmrc install on Ubuntu fails

I'm trying to install vmrc on latest Ubuntu. and the bundle fails i get issues with he VMware USB-arbitrager. any way to download and install the arbitrator. 2019-11-04T14:29:38.533-07:00| usbArb| ...
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Where is my settings tool?

I updated my Ubuntu 19.04 to 19.10 and I not find the settings. I tried several things. I go "wifi-settings and no work". So I go "account-settings and no work". My settings in ubuntu no is. Where is?...
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Unbuntu, Hashcat and my GPU The answers already posted here don't work, I tried

I Ubuntu to use my GPU when I run Hashcat, and it is not running anywhere near correct when it does run. (I have to enter some of the info backwards.) Here is some of the relevant information. ...
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warning: ISO C++98 does not support the ‘z’ gnu_printf length modifier [-Wformat=]

I'm new in the "ubuntu community", I've just started a project with my university where I need to install a toolchain (the OpenRisc GNU toolchain from this tutorial: https://github.com/kdgwill/OR1K/...
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is there an HTML5 responsive generator on ubuntu?

I develop a web application and I do not have time for the frontend part, so I need a tool under Ubuntu that offers me to generate a html code, for example drag and drop divs or tables or input, a ...
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How to take a screenshot with colors as they appear in night mode

I often find myself in situations where some images have nicer looking colors in the night-mode. I often want to screenshot them. Unfortunately, what I get is the original image. Is there any way to ...
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Where can one get Ubuntu-compatible linux-tools package for a new Linux kernel?

Various kernel builds for Ubuntu are available at the Ubuntu Kernel PPA. But only the following packages are included for each kernel at the PPA site: linux-headers-{kernel_version}... linux-image-{...
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Control dynamic power management options for Ubuntu 16.04

I want to test an application to verify (power v/s performance) how it works in different power options available for Ubuntu 16.04. In Ubuntu power management options, I only find sleep, hibernate, ...
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Is it dangerous to install hacking tools on my private linux machine?

I use my Ubuntu for private and business purposes. Can I also install tools on my computer that are actually there to perform penetration tests? Or is it harmless?
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Installing SET (Social Engineering Toolkit) but no setup.py program anywhere

I have been trying to figure out why the toolkit is not displaying the setup.py program like it says everywhere to do. Am I missing a step somewhere? Edit: I already have done the pip install -r ...
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Is it possible to install sketch and zeplin in Ubuntu?

Good to all I want to install sketch and zeplin in my Ubuntu 18.04 but I can not find the way to do it. I've searched on Google, and only versions for Mac and Windows appear. Is there a way to ...
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Tool for managing RasPis with Ubuntu Core?

I need to manage 3 ubuntu core RasPis registered to an ubuntu One SSO account. I am looking for an easy way to deploy an app to all of the RasPis at the same time. Some "easy to use" interface would ...
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What's the software name to indicated key

anyone knows what's the name of the software that this guy used to indicate the key that he pressed ?
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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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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?

Laptop config: dell 7567 i7 intel graphics + nvidia 1050ti I can't manage my brightness in newly installed ubuntu 17.10, all other functions are well except this brightness thing. There is no option ...
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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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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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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....