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How to lay one video over another [closed]

I have two video clips. What I need is for the first video clip to play behind the second. I need to be able to choose the offset since the two videos are not exactly in sync.I need to adjust the ...
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Restructure The C:\ Directory Without Affecting Programs [closed]

I'm want to do some tweaking to my PC's file hierarchy, but just moving folders and files around disables programs that depend on certain files to be in certain hard-coded addresses. One solution ...
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Software to analyze an MP3 file and determine its BPM

I'm building a personal running playlist. I managed to calculate the right BPM (beats per minute) for me through this article on LifeHacker. Now all I need to do is find which songs from my MP3 ...
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Visual/Spatial Mind Map/Flow Chart File Structure Organization Software? [closed]

Short story: I'm looking for a software to visually organize files. The layout should look something like a mind mapping software, only with files instead of mere text snippets. It should also be ...
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MySQL Data Visualization [closed]

I love data. I love watching it flow in and I love real time stats. I have a huge database for a webapp I recently created that is getting hit with a few hundred write queries per minute. Is there any ...
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Software to draw graphics with millions of “measurements” [closed]

In my trading software I generate a file like the following: 10:00:00.0000001 1.25333 ........................... ........................... 14:58:48.5024961 1.23456 14:58:48.5024987 1....
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Character Map in linux? [closed]

Windows has a character map utility. Is there one in Linux? I'm using KDE; but I'm sure that doesn't matter.
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Alternative to Qlock [closed]

I work in a NOC that needs to display times from different cities across two 50 inch screens connected to a single windows 7 enterprise box. Currently, we are using http://www.qlock.com/ but I would ...
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GNOME 2 + Compiz equivalent?

Running Fedora 14 and realize I need to either change distros or find an alternative to GNOME 3 in Fedora 17. Based on what I have read to-date, XFCE and KDE are the go-to WMs if I want to avoid ...
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Alt-Tab tool to switch to a window by typing its name [duplicate]

Is there a task switcher – a replacement for Alt + Tab on Windows XP or 7 – that enables switching to a window by typing part of its name?
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Free application which reports that computers are running

I'm searching for an application which reports that the computer is running. I imagine it in the form of two piece software. the first part, some kind of dashboard with list of active IPs, is on the ...
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What software do I need to query an Oracle database?

I know how to write queries, but haven't had to mess with the software before. I've been given a username, password, and an Oracle TNS string (the text, not a tnsnames.ora file). Nothing I've tried ...
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How can I check whether an ISO image is bootable?

Is there any software available to check whether an ISO Image is bootable, without writing it in to a DVD or running it on virtual machine?
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Repeating alarms for Google Calendar

I've always wanted to set up repeating alarms for Google Calendar (that turn off when the "off" button is pressed.) If it isn't possible to choose this option from Google Calendar itself, Is there any ...
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Backing up tab groups, or online tab/session storage

When tab groups for Firefox came out they perfectly suited my workflow, and I often have 5 or 10 groups of tabs for various projects, or sections of projects. Previously I used a session manager but I ...
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Tool for monitoring windows processes and folders

I am looking for a tool that tracks and keeps information for some processes on windows how long they've been running, when they have had started/closed. Also it would be nice to monitor folders if ...
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What are the alternative simple softwares for MS Paint? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Looking for a good simple free/open source photo editor? Simple, native replacements for Microsoft Paint? MS Paint is good but it lacks quality on some of its tools. I ...
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Is there a free Windows Explorer (XP) replacement that is able to display file sizes to 1 byte precision? [closed]

The reason for the question is this: I was trying to find the location of a file and the only thing about it I knew was the exact size. So I search for all the files in the top of the folder tree ...
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Remote Desktop Control Over Serial/USB

Are there any other desktop remote control applications for Windows other than PCAnywhere that can connect to and control the PC directly over serial or USB connections? Clarification: I am looking ...
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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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Is there a windows utility to scale windows on the screen?

I use an old VMWare Server and Citrix/RDP connections to connect to lots and lots of client's networks and routinely come upon clients who have strange desktop resolutions which I cannot change, ...
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Moving a program to another computer

I changed my computer and lost the installation CD of my office's management program, I got it installed at the old HD, I tried to move it to the new one but get the following error: "Could not ...
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How to extend a screen over an network computer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I use my laptop as a second monitor for my desk computer? What is a free/open source tool to allow me to control another computer or use it as a second monitor? What ...
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Retuning voice in full song so that singer is on-tune

I have some potentially great songs which are spoilt by singers who sing out of tune. Is there any easy to use (and hopefully cheap) software that 'corrects' the song so that they're not off-tune ...
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Is there an alternative to Ghost peer to peer disk cloning?

I am looking for a way to replace ghost peer-to-peer (slave/master) disk cloning over network. but after searching, I couldn't find a good software replacement. would anyone please suggest some? ...
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How do I remove all metadata from a quicktime movie file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Strip metadata from all formats with FFmpeg My camera takes .mov files as movies. How can I remove all metadata from them so I can feel confident sharing them on youtube ...
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Very precise measurement software for Windows [closed]

I have bought a digital USB microscope: Which can take images like this: I would like to measure – as accurately as possible – the width of the white line on screen, as you see in the picture. ...
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Looking for a simple macro/keyboard shortcut software [closed]

I'm looking for a simple software which would do this: When I type in something like dbs and hit tab or enter, it will replace dbs with $this->db->set() in the program that I typed it in. It ...
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What is the best way to 'clean' my computer?

I am currently running Windows 7 x64. I frequently install, uninstall, modify, break, or otherwise alter various programs on my computer (experimentation is fun!). Anyways, over the past six months (...
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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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Duplicate File Scanner

I have a 15TB storage network, and I am down to about 2.5TB now (due to a large amount of duplicates). I have tried many scanners, but I have had little success, eventually they all crash due to the ...
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Software to 'stick' graphics onto windows desktop

There are plenty of sticky note software out there to put sticky notes on your desktop. But is there anything out there that allows you to do the same with photos? I don't want to just put an icon of ...
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How can I convert already recorded speech to text? [closed]

I am looking for a software that would allow me to input an audio file (.wav .mp3...) and output the text of the audio file. Does such software exist? I have only found software that converts (live) ...
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Program that displays a message at a certain hour on your screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What tool can give me a hourly reminder? I'm a programmer, I often spend alot of time in front of my computer and forget about other things. I simply get drawn into my work ...
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Converting PPT and XLS to TXT from Linux command line

I want to convert PowerPoint (.ppt) and Excel (.xls) files to a plain text format (.txt) from the command line on a server running Linux. The server does not have xorg or similar libraries installed, ...
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CD player with pregap support? [closed]

Is there a software CD player that supports playing of the hidden track (track 1 pregap)?
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Synching two different USB drives not connected simultaneously

I'm trying to find a software that can handle my requirement. I have a notebook that I use at work and Home. I have an external usb drive here at work and another one at home. I would like to find a ...
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Is there a free library type reboot software [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free Windows 7 app to enforce user time restrictions or Steady State alternative I am setting up a community computer center and I need to set the Windows-7 PC's to reboot ...
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How to remember positions within multiple files in Media Player Classic?

I tend to have many instances of Media Player Classic (Best Player in my opinion) open because I switch from one video to another, then pause and go back to it later (as in, hours or days). Is ...
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Apply a DSP to my microphone in windows?

I'd like to be able to run my microphone through arbitrary DSP filters--Mostly for compression and amplification, but also noise cancelation would be nice. I'd then like to take that output and put ...
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Activity logger for windows?

I would like to log the activity that is done on my windows. For example I would like to log if a user open an executable (which executable) install a software copy a files And simple stuff ...
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Generating and collaborating on network map diagrams?

I have to turn out some network topology maps for very large networks. I'd like the format for the maps to be something other people can also edit and contribute to regardless of what software I'm ...
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is there any software to establish N percent of internet speed to the processes?

I'm interesting to find a software to control my internet speed usage that would limite each process to use percent of internet speed. or even any (speed or volume) limitation that would set to each ...
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Cleaning system from removed applications trash

Details My OS: Windows 7 Ultimate X64 with SP1 I'm using CCleaner for daily, weekly PC cleanings. Recently during uninstallation of Acronis True Image, uninstaller crashed and closed itself at the ...
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Is it possible to fork a symlink?

I have my configuration file (e.g. .zshrc) put into an encfs container. When I log into the system the container is not yet mounted, hence the the symlink is dangling then. Is there a way to let the ...
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Program to manage network profiles in Windows 7, possibly location-aware

I'm looking for a program that will allow you to easily switch between networks on a laptop, when moving between networks, so that one can easily keep their static IP and dns setting for the specific ...
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Send a fax from computer to printer?

Ultimately, I need to be able to send a fax. I would prefer to send it via some online service, but I can't find any good free ones. I dusted off an old printer/faxer/scanner combo we bought YEARS ...
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4answers
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Access my home files via web browser [closed]

I am looking for a solution to access the files on my home computer using nothing but a browser. I do not want to have to download any client software (Java ok). I do not care about sharing or ...
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Using my laptop as a USB power supply

I've been using my laptop as a USB charger for my media player (usually an iPod Touch). Each night, I play an audio-book from my media player (usually iPod Touch), which needs to be charging (via USB)...
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Which software can I use for backups? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a simple home backup software which works with a variety of OSes? I need software that will take incremental backups of a few folders on my drive and back them up ...