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“Launcher” recommendation

Does anyone know of a launcher that's got a plugin to append text to a target file? I've looked at uLauncher, Albert, and kupfer but can't seem to find anything. note: put launcher in quotes in the ...
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Has anyone used HyperX NGenuity software successfully on Linux?

I'm on arch linux and I'm planning to buy a HyperX Stinger S 7.1, but 7.1 is only enabled by the HyperX NGeunity software from them. I've installed it using Wine, but I don't know if it'll actually ...
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How to efficiently backup and restore a fully encrypted Debian system? [closed]

I'd like to backup my Debian10/KDE system in the most efficient way. It should be quick to backup, quick to update/increment the backup and very fast and simple to restore even on other drives. It ...
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watch cctv footage

what soft would you recommend to watch cctv footage from pc on LAN without internet access. it consists of 3 ip cams (hikvision), router & laptop w ubuntu (can change for windows or whatever if no ...
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any program with can show maths steps for simplifying algebra

I am looking for a program in linux or even a library which can show maths steps for simplifying algebra expressions Example: simplify 2(3x+5) step1: 2*3x + 2*5 step2: 6x + 2*5 solution: 6x + 10
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Alternative to `ping`

I'm searching for an alternative to the popular ping command. Looking to perform statistic analysis on latency data I'll retrieve somehow, but ping's output format is a) not properly documented and b) ...
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What are some current transcription or dictation software packages for Linux?

The Mozilla deepspeech project is interesting, but perhaps not sufficiently sophisticated. My results, at least, were underwhelming. Online transcription or dictation services are fine, but an ...
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watching cctv footage without internet explorer

long story short, i wanna set up ip cameras around my home. all methods i've found seems to be accessing footage (on microSD in camera) via internet explorer (hikvision cams). i wanna have it on ...
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Recommendation for tools or suite that can pull error logs from servers/enclosures

As the title suggests, I am looking for a community recommendation on the best way to pull logs from remote devices, and then quickly scan those logs for key strings, and/or specifically list hardware ...
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What Linux application can read PDX files?

I use openSUSE LEAP 15.2 with a KDE desktop, and I want to download some collections of PDF files that include an index (IDX and PDX files) for each collection. I'd like to be able to search and view ...
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Software recommendation: preview file list

I would need an app showing previews (thumbnails) of a given list of files: is there any? I know I could simulate it by (soft-)linking the files in a temporary folder, but when the list is huge it's ...
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Are there any kernels which can upgrade without reboot?

(excluding toy, academic-only, and unmaintained) My use-case is getting nontechnical people to have servers deployed for them, and for neither me nor them to worry about [attended] maintenance and ...
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testing network transfer speed and hardware limitations

This is somewhat of a computer engineering and network engineering question, but it is linux based since infiband is largely utilized via the linux operating system. And I am interested in ...
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What is an equivalent of Windows' Autoruns for Linux?

Is there any graphical software for Linux with similar functionality as Sysinternals has for Windows?
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Is there any free system for testing fs security implementation?

I'm writing my own Fuse filesystem and I'm in need of good testing, in particular the access control implementation investigation, as I've already found test suites for I/O. There will be other things ...
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command that display the directory and the files inside that directory like a tree

To get information about a directory we should use a certain command, so what command that display the directory and the files inside that directory like a tree in Linux? Thank you.
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Calendar / Software like Fantasticals Text to Calendar Feature?

I used to love fantastical's text processing feature box and wondered if there is something similar available for linux or web based? Creating events worked super fast, all you needed was to type into ...
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Fast version of paste

paste is a brilliant tool, but it is dead slow: I get around 50 MB/s on my server when running: paste -d, file1 file2 ... file10000 | pv >/dev/null paste is using 100% CPU according to top, so it ...
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Text Editors with the smallest total LOC

I'm aware of certain Text Editors that would be called "small" in term of LOC, or "Line Of Code". I'm also aware it's no the best way to demonstrate (nor the only one) how small a ...
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How can I time a shell command n times and get some execution time distribution?

I have a shell command that I would like to time (e.g., a curl query). I don't want to time it once, but instead many times, so that I can get an empirical distribution of the execution time. How can ...
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Software for controling laser cutter/engraving machine, or alternative to LaserGRBL

I recently bought a laser cutter/engraver machine, an Ortur Laser Master II. I am now looking for software to control it. Usually, people use it with Windows and the LaserGRBL open-source software. ...
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Terminal Image editor utility for MAC OS

I am dealing with the analysis of many PostScript graphs on my macOS system. Could you suggest me some utility that could be executed in terminal with the aim to add some information to the graph in ...
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Program to assist with drawing graphs

I know how to use gnuplot, R and Python for data-driven graphs, but I have a problem when it comes to drawing simple graphs (as happens a lot in economics). I have dysgraphia, so drawing graphs with ...
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Fast way to switch to next/previous directory in command line

Consider a directory containing sub directories sub1, sub2, sub3 etc. Now consider the case that I am in sub3 and want to switch to sub4, I do something like cd ../sub4. However I want something like ...
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Full featured session manager for (any) tiling window manager

looking for a full featured session manager that would store running programs with their running context and their window position. Short version In short, I am looking for a functionality that would ...
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A keynav alternative not dependent on X11?

Is there some alternative to keynav (a software that emulates mouse via keyboard) but without X11 dependencies?
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mbsync/isync -> GUI mail client + mutt

I have been using mbsync+mutt for years successfully, managing a number of post boxes for accounts with different mailservers. Now there is reason for me (some business emails are so deep with html ...
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Is thera a program to crack hashes for MD5?

In Linux, it is possible to put the program to find a string containing letters a-z and whose MD5-hash is known? How can I do that if I estimate the running time will be about 40 days if computer is ...
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A command line calculator with thousands separator?

Is there a command line calculator for Linux with thousands separator in input and output? I am temporary using this code but it does not have the features of navigation #!/bin/bash while true do ...
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Remote Automation Tools in Linux

Suppose one has a computing environment, in linux, which is static and persistent. I have one-way ssh connections, and the infrastructure is trusted -- it is mine. There exist a variety of branded &...
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Smokeping/Cacti ping probes when ICMP is disabled

I have installed smokeping and I want to use it to draw an RTT graph to a couple of servers. The problem is that some of those servers have their ICMP disabled. I have found another ping tool which is ...
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Alternative to the Mac window switcher “contexts”

I'm trying to get on board with linux as my main daily driver, and I have just about everything set up to feel really well at this point. The one thing I don't have which has become an integral part ...
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Where can I find apps and/or a package manager for NAS OS?

I have a LaCie NAS with NAS OS 4. It has a built in "app manager" but there is only one (1!) app available there (a file browser). However, it mentions that it supports installing "apps&...
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Creat virtual sink in pulseaudio combining two sources in specific way

Basically what I wanna do is create a virtual sink in pulseaudio that will have my microphone input on one channel and my output mixed down to mono on the other. Is this possible? I'm on Ubuntu 19.10 ...
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Recording live audio stream on Ubuntu

What is a handy way to record live audio stream (mp3) from terminal, using command line? The OS is Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS
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Any suggestions for good Remote Desktop apps for connecting CentOS7 to Windows10? [closed]

Any suggestions for good RDP/VNX apps for connecting CentOS7 to Windows10? I'm currently using TigerVNC from my CentOS machine and it's really slow connection... has anyone got any good RDP/VNC or ...
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MS Word alternative with math mode

I'd like to know about MS Office possible alternatives for Gnu/Linux with possibility to write in math mode, that is to write equations; at least angle signs and triangle signs. I am going to send ...
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Open Source Alternatives to MS Teams [closed]

In the presence of current wave of COVID-19, we all are forced to work-from-home and attend online group meetings. In this context, my organization is currently using MS Teams for such meetings. ...
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How could I make a Wi-Fi Hotspot with WEP security, or none?

Brief history, but when Nintendo made the DS Classic, they only included WEP support for wifi. In the search of using a community DNS server to receive Pokemon I have found no device in my house which ...
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Is there any inventory software that can create a database from a barcode scanner?

I need to create an inventory on a spreadsheet of all of the books, DVDs, VHS tapes, and cassette tapes in my office. Since there are 3000+ items, this could take a long time. I bought a barcode ...
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Archiving program that adds redundancy

I'm looking for a archiving program that adds redundancy to an archive. Example : I've got 500MB of data, and a 700MB media to burn it. Rather than waste 200MB, I want to use them to add redundancy. ...
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How to handle information overflow of man and the documentation?

I keep asking myself how to get familiar with the software (mostly a daemon) and its configuration. When running man <program name> I am very overwhelmed by the options available. How do ...
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Is there a free PDF editor that can handle XFA forms?

I want to add an electronic signature to a PDF file which includes several XFA forms (probably because it was created with Adobe software on Windows), but every script/piece of software I try removes ...
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Is fedora advisable to install as dual boot in ASUS ROG Strix G

I Have Asus ROG Strix G laptop. Planning to install Linux (Fedora) as dual boot. Linux will be the primary OS. Planning to use it for Data science and ML learning too. Is it advisable to do without ...
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Linux backup utility for incremental backups

I'm looking for a backup utility with incremental backups, but in a more complicated way. I tried rsync, but it doesn't seem to be able to do what I want, or more likely, I don't know how to make it ...
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Managing many ssh tunneling connections

Everyday I lunch from 5 to 10 ssh tunneling connections to remote servers, with commands like the following: ssh -Nvvv -L localhost:8866:127.0.0.1:3478 host Some of these servers I use as proxies to ...
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Is there any GUI comparison tool to check folders in two machine?

Some of my dev machine is one network and test machines in different network. Due to this often we are changing code in test machine and validate it then move the code to dev machine. I know this is ...
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A good way how to backup user data in CentOS?

I need to back up my data and I have not found a good way so far. Just say I have 1 TB of a non-system disk with 50-100 GB of user data (binary files, source code, images, etc.). And another big disk,...
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Are there any Desktop environments that work in the SSH environment? [closed]

Basically I am looking for an ASCII desktop environment, that I can run in the terminal environment, and exit to the terminal. Think the Links2 browser for Ubuntu. Except with the ability of a desktop ...
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Is there any up-to-date scheduling/timetabling software available from Debian repos or in deb format?

I am interested if there is any up-to-date scheduling/timetabling software for personal use (work/daily routine scheduling) available in sid or bullseye Debian repos or just in deb package format.

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