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Difference between Free Software, Freeware, Opensource Software, FOSS, FLOSS, Copyleft

I was somewhat clear about these terms until FOSS and FLOSS came into the picture. All material I found on the internet is very confusing. I have tried searching for this on Stackoverflow but all ...
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Free software to convert MP3 files to M4B on Windows XP

I'm seeking free software that would convert a bunch of MP3 files into one M4B file (audio book) that: works on Windows XP needs no additional tools to be installed can mark the chapters. So far I ...
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Setting up a completely virtual multiseat

I play an online game where, as in many computer RPGs, making changes to the build you committed to is possible but costy. Luckily, the game has a test mode where I can run a copy of my character and ...
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Multiple Host File Virtual Hard Disk

I need a virtual environment, an environment having multiple files on host machine while single drive for the guest OS i.e. Multi-File-VHD. Multi-File-VHD would make it portability easier. I have ...
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Is Outguess free as in freedom? [closed]

All is in the question : Outguess is gratis, but I don't know if it's free. I've searched but do not found nothing.
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Mac OSX Text to Speech Batch

I have 300 English text files that I want to make into mp3 files to listen to as and when. Is there a free program or automator script that I could use so that my Mac will batch text to speech the ...
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Free file mirroring solution [closed]

I want to create a way of backing up a large number of files (about 1TB) across several distributed drives. I am probably going to have to roll my own, as I have not found any software that can do it ...
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Write text into first lines of every file

I want my web application to be free software, with a GNU license. I've read that I should add my name and the license in every file. I have a lot of files, so I guess that I could execute a command ...
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How to create or save a PDF with printing/editing restrictions without using Adobe?

I saved a Powerpoint as a pdf in Office 2007 but I don't see any options to add print restrictions or edit restrictions to it. I don't have Adobe either, so I'm wondering if there is any alternative ...
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Non-commercial use - can I use it in the office?

A simple question: if a freeware has the license "Free for non-commercial use", can I use it on my office pc? Would that be considered "commercial use"? Commercial use sounds like integrating the ...
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I need alternative OS for Windows? [closed]

I need some alternative of Windows 7,I have used ubuntu 13.04 but it depends upon command line most of the time,I used windows before and using command line was nightmare for me that's why need some ...
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Freeware Video Editor [closed]

I am looking for a video editor that can add images to videos. I was hoping it could make white clear in images that I add to the video, like in paint. I am using Windows 8. I'm hoping for freeware ...
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How to connect FTP/WebDav folder as virtual drive in W7 64bit? [duplicate]

I need to connect a remote folder on a laptop with W7 Pro 64bit. My sister got a login information in following format: host: XX.XXX.XXX.XXX login: uzivatel password: HESLO She was advised to use ...
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Editing screenshots [closed]

After taking a screenshot of a big window, I'd like to cut out the middle part(s) and move the sides closer together, so it results in a smaller picture with only relevant details displayed. ...
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App against sudden volume changes? [duplicate]

Many times when I surf the web (usually on a Windows OS) , some websites play a video/audio in super high volume or super low volume. This often occurs in ads, and can really annoy in case I use ...
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Is there an OSX application to sync a folder on your computer to a folder over FTP? [closed]

I've tried Expandrive / Macfuse as suggested on other questions, but it's TERRIBLY slow. In fact, when I'm editing files located on the server on local VIM, VIM itself becomes laggy for some reason! ...
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Display Text File On Desktop

I am looking for freeware that will allow me to display a text file on my windows desktop. Hopefully some software that is lightweight, and will work on WinXP to Win8. I plan to use this freeware in ...
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File Syncronization on Localhost?

I hope this is not the kind of "downvotes" question, first post here on superuser :) I am looking for a particular file sync software - this is what I need to do: I have a folder on my htdocs of ...
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How to convert .it file to .mp3? [closed]

I tried numerous googlings, but found only software that isn't free. I did this once, but I forgot how! What is the free app to do this?
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Save cnet / download.com downloads to disk

I downloaded a program from cnet. It wasn't downloaded directly but with a download tool from cnet, (which tried to install other programs or toolbars too). I would like to save the downloaded ...
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Microsoft Security Essentials for small business

According to MSE licence "Microsoft Security Essentials can be used for small business up to 10 PC." But if my company has about 40 PC then what can i do? Can i have a option of purchasing MSE? Or is ...
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Software to store my password on a crypted file and access it through another password [closed]

I'm looking for a software that allows me to store some passwords in something like "a text file", access it through a password, read my passwords if required and close it again. I want something ...
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Any (free) alternatives to MS powerpoint 2010 Exaltnow 1.5 plugin? (playing videos across slides with text)

I need to play a video across multiple slides with text on top of it. The problem is that I am the average consumer with-not-so-many money to spend and all those plugins cost like $150 u.s and even ...
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Is there a free (local) network bandwidth limiter software? [closed]

I want to be able to limit the global Download and Upload speed of my computer so that I won't be using "all" the bandwidth from my router, especially since there are other residents using it. What ...
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Monitor filesystem for created/modified files and run an action in background

I'd like to know if does exists a freeware for Win XP/Vista/Win7 able to: 1) monitor a filesystem for created/modified files, and 2) run a command on these files (for example, an antivirus scan), ...
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Mac OS free/opensource analog to Windows RDP that would have windows client?

So on windows its qite simple to create RDP accessible PC. I wonder how to create accessible for windows PC user Mac RDP alike host. I want to be capable to see desctop, and run apps (alike ...
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How can I tell if one defrag utility is better than another? [closed]

There's a lot of free defrag utilities (such as Smart Defrag, Auslogics Disk Defrag, JKDefrag, Defraggler, and there's alot more) But are they actually any better than the built in Windows one? And ...
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Free antivirus that is controllable by user (can be stopped/exited etc.) [closed]

There is an ongoing trend of software, especially antivirus, to be less and less controllable by user, probably supposing that the users' intelligence is lower than that of the software. For example, ...
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Convert file from VOC to MP3

I would like to convert a sound file (from a digital voice recorder) with the extension .voc to an .mp3 file or some other common sound files. I am on Windows 7 64 bit. I have tried the program ...
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Freeware text editor with column markers

I am looking for a freeware text editor that allows to set multiple column numbers (as opposed to a single end-of-the-line marker). Crimson Editor has such feature but the number of markers is ...
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Free/opensource application for charting stock prices?

I am looking for a free or FOSS software application for SIMPLY charting stock prices. I am not interested in any of the other nonsense typically bundled with such packages (technical analysis, back ...
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Free tool to join mp3 files with their ends overlapping [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Join multiple MP3 files (lossless) I need a free software tool, so that I can join hundreds of small mp3 files into one. I know there are several mp3 cutters and joiner ...
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Freeware option for conducting surveys on the intranet [closed]

I am looking for a way to conduct online surveys within my organization. I am looking for a tool that is Free or Open Source. Accumulates responses automatically in a Microsoft Excel or CSV file. ...
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Any free alternatives to missing sync on OS X (for Palm OS HotSync)?

I have a device (Alphasmart Dana) that requires Palm OS HotSync manager, but it's no longer supported by 10.6.
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Block all internet except 2 URLs from 8 am to 8 pm and unblock all between 8pm and 8am on windows 7

I have a friend that has a hard time concentrating when working at home on his laptop running windows7. He asked me to find a way to put the following filter on his laptop: - from 8am to 8pm (when he ...
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Is there free OCR software that works well for source code?

I am trying to convert the screenshot given in this Stack Overflow question to a textual representation. I already did it by hand, but I'd like not to have to do that sort of thing again in the ...
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How to create bootable floppy disk images (.img)

I am thinking of creating my own OS. I downloaded bochs for a test machine, and now I need a 'floppy' to boot from (it boots from .img files). I am looking for free software to create bootable disk ...
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Free Super Personalised Desktop Software

Ok, call me a weirdo, but I was wondering if there is some free software out there somewhere which transforms your desktop into more of an actual desktop? Hard to explain, but I would like to stick ...
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How do I convert from 3gp to dvd?

I have some videos recorded on my cellphone that I want to put on DVD so that they can be watched in a standard consumer DVD player. I've copied the videos from my cell phone to my computer and they ...
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How to slow down CD-ROM (optical drive) under Windows Vista?

My laptop's optical drive (Optiarc DVD RW AD-7560A) is quite loud when reading a disk. For my purpose I don't need reading at full speed, and 8-16x would be more than enough (1-4x would do as well). ...
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Freeware alternative to WindowBlinds

I am looking for a freeware (maybe open source) alternative to WindowBlinds. Any suggestions? More precise: I am looking for a free tool with the same features as WindowBlinds. I don't care about ...
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Mass image downloader that works for yfrog

I want to download around 500 photos from a user account on yfrog.com. The photos are located under the URL in the following format: http://yfrog.com/user/<username>/photos Is there a free ...
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Volume Compressor or Limiter for Windows

I listen to music on Last.fm on my computer but the volumes of the songs are all over the place when they stream. Sometimes you get a soft track, other times you get a really loud one that makes your ...
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What is some good open-source/freeware lightscribe-able disc labeling software for Win7? [closed]

As the title says, I'm looking for some good open-source/freeware lightscribe-able on-the-disc-disc printing software. Any suggestions?
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Copy image and paste to OCR

Running Win 7. Is there OCR freeware that easily allows copy of a picture and paste into the conversion program. I have no scanner at this time. Want to convert stored images.
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Freeware Uninstaller Software [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Alternatives to Revo Uninstaller? any tools to uninstall a software which cannot be uninstall from control panel How to remove program that does not appear in Programs ...
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Freeware to make predefined size screen capture

There are tons of screen capture but I cannot find one that can do predefined size screen capture. Do you know one that works on Windows 7?
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How to make partition on my windows 7 laptop hdd without loosing and moving current data? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to partition single drive without losing data in it for Windows 7 How to make partition on my laptop hdd without loosing and moving current data? When I received ...
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On-screen CAPS LOCK indicator

On my Acer laptop if I hit Caps Lock it will pop up an OSD-like message saying something like "CAPS LOCK ON/OFF". I find this very useful functionality - is there a generic freeware utility that can ...
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Software store/market for Windows with freeware?

Phone software store/markets not only offers new apps, but also manage updates. I know there are many software downloaders like Ninite that has some of these features, but I haven't seen any way of ...