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219 views

Is there a device manager for Ubuntu?

I'm looking for a Debian/Ubuntu package that serves as a device manager, an application that allows me to see and modify hardware on my machine (ie. hard drives, network cards, etc.) through a visual ...
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254 views

Auto-click utility for Ubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 with Xfce 4, and I am looking for an application that will allow me to set it to automatically click on a certain spot on the screen with a set interval, does anyone know of ...
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1answer
78 views

How can I find out how much memory a person uses on Linux?

Is there a utility for Linux (Ubuntu), which keeps track of things like how much memory on average a person uses?
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578 views

How to share and play music in my office

I would like to use my old MacBook (hooked to a stereo equipment) as a media server to allow everybody in my office to play or upload music, in a Jukebox style. The best case would be a web interface ...
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1answer
228 views

Can I install ubuntu studio on pendrive without boot device?

Can I install ubuntu studio on my stick within operating system? Without rebooting my computer to enter installation?
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1answer
500 views

Linux software for drawing 3D diagrams

My professor has asked me to draw a certain diagram for a poster which he wants to present at a conference. Which program on Ubuntu gets this done? My image/drawing consists of the following: x, ...
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1answer
3k views

GUI tool to manage services in Ubuntu

Are there any GUI tools to manage the services running on Ubuntu?
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2answers
753 views

Is there a Linux image viewer that will show the desktop through transparent images?

I'd like to load a transparent png and have all parts that are transparent show the desktop or underlying windows- is there a Linux image viewer that does this? I'm using Ubuntu and Gnome. I'm not ...
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2answers
1k views

Executor/Launchy alternative for Linux?

I am a new Ubuntu user and am looking for an alternative to Executor or Launchy, both keystroke launchers. I have tried Gnome DO which is very similar to Launchy and it's good but I still miss ...
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236 views

E-mail client to run python script

Is there an e-mail client under Ubuntu dekstop with GUI, which will let me create a rule based on subject/body and run python script? Please don't recommend procmail as it doesn't have gui.
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777 views

Recover deleted data with rm -rf (wubi ubuntu 10.10)

I accidentally deleted /home directory with sudo rm -rf... :( I tried to restore it with testdisk, but becouse Ubuntu is from Wubi, it cannot list filesystem and dont know another way to do this. ...
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Software to switch between OS

My question might sound too weired and tricky, but is there any way (software/hardware) that I can use to switch between 2 OS without restarting my PC? Actually I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu installed ...
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0answers
100 views

Remote Desktop on Linux cooperating with Windows

Which Linux remote desktop servers cooperate also with Windows Clients, so I can log onto my machine from Windows standard program and Ubuntu one? Systems: Natty Narwhal and Windows XP, Vista, 7
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Equivalent to Sysinternals Process Explorer on Linux

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 and am looking for an equivalent to Process Explorer on Linux. There is System Monitor but it's not nearly as good as Process Explorer with all of its detailed information ...
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1answer
58 views

Registration program open source

Is there an open source program for registering people at gatherings, and events. I would like to register them, and even combine a photo for a name tag. And at the same time, having a record.
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2answers
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Making bootable USB flash drive from ISO image in Ubuntu

I need to 'burn' an iso of a bootable dvd (not ubuntu dvd) image onto my USB flash drive. How can I do it in Ubuntu. In windows I was using MKBT tool. I am looking for something like UNetbootin that ...
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1answer
532 views

Alternative to Gloobus in Windows

In Ubuntu, I can use gloobus preview, which can view or run almost any file type just selecting the file and pressing space. Is there an alternative to gloobus for Windows which will be integrated in ...
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4answers
2k views

I want find a good mysql Manager use on Ubuntu

On Windows, i use SQLyog. And I am new to Ubuntu. Is there any mysql manager programs as good as SQLyog?
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2answers
455 views

A text/audio/video chat client that can connect to an IP directly?

Is there any chat client that would just let you connect to someone's computer directly? (provided they're also running the same client). I'm in a place where I can connect to their ip directly, but ...
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2answers
3k views

Ubuntu 10.10 - video and voice chat software

Is there any software that supports voice/video chat for Yahoo or MSN accounts in Ubuntu 10.10 (something like Yahoo Messenger or MSN Messenger in Windows?)
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1answer
384 views

Tools to plot time-series data

I have a time-series dataset that looks like this (a few thousands of entries spanning for a couple of years): timestamp <TAB> items_added <TAB> items_removed For example: 1286016527 ...
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3answers
277 views

Need UPS communication software for Ubuntu

I have a server that should have an energy backup. I want to use some UPS for this. How to make it can communicate with PC, so it can makes the PC shutdown automatically? Whats software for ...
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1answer
2k views

Does Ubuntu 10.04 have a GUI app to manage folder and file permissions?

Does Ubuntu 10.04 have a GUI app to manage folder and file permissions instead of using chmod manually in terminal?
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1answer
1k views

Where do I get wallpaper software that is based on random quotes?

I like quotes very much and would like to display it on my desktop as wallpaper. Printed quote on the middle of the plain image as desktop wallpaper. Is there any software to do this job? I know ...
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4answers
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Is there anything like Carbon Copy Cloner (CCC) for Linux?

I'm running Ubuntu and I'd like to create an image of my OS. Is this possible? I used CCC on my mac, it was great it even copies everything in a logical order so it technically defrags for you.
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3answers
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Desktop Earth for Ubuntu

Is there any software available for Ubuntu like Desktop Earth ? (It is actually more than wallpaper. It updates as the time of day passes.)
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3answers
1k views

how to change the desktop wallpaper automatically?

is there any software like webshots for Ubuntu .Which is used to change desktop wallpaper automatically in certain time stamp in windows
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2answers
4k views

SCAN Image to TEXT

I got the scanned image document from bank and i just want to covert into normal word document with images in ubuntu . is there any tool for it ?
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2answers
2k views

Are there any good logo creation applications available for Ubuntu?

Are there any good logo creation applications available for Ubuntu? Something other than Gimp.
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WinSCP client for Ubuntu

Are there any GUI clients for Ubuntu which can remotely connect to another Linux box over SCP? I heard about the fish:// protocol and Konqueror (which is for Kubuntu using KDE), but I am looking for ...
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3answers
4k views

Netmeeting tool for ubuntu

is there any free net meeting tool ( easy way ) tool is available for ubuntu ?
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3answers
4k views

Is there a tool similar to Fences (by Stardock) for Gnome?

Fences is a nice tool, used to organise icons on a Windows desktop. Does the same thing exist for gnome ?
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2answers
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Opening mdb files in Ubuntu

I have an MDB document that I need to view on my Ubuntu machine, I downloaded MDB viewer and when opening the file with it the application closes. Also OpenOffice DB viewer does not want to work. Are ...
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1answer
162 views

Are there any free apps for Ubuntu that convert `.wav` files to `.cda` for Ubuntu?

Are there any free apps for Ubuntu that convert .wav files to .cda for Ubuntu?
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5answers
9k views

A decent S3 bucket manager for Ubuntu

I'm looking for a decent S3 bucket manager for Ubuntu (Gnome). I prefer it to integrate with Nautilus so it will look like just any other drive (a la WebDAV) but so far I haven't been able to find ...
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5answers
2k views

Rip DVD on Linux

I want to rip a DVD and store it in a good and compressed format. What software to use for that and what is the best format; I want best quality and low file size. +1 if I don't have to install any ...
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3answers
273 views

Benchmark Generator Tool

Is there any tool which will provide nice graphical representation of benchmarking result. I am looking for ubuntu.