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O ne of the difficulties in moving from Windows to GNU-Linux is the fear of not having programs to which you are accustomed, or at least equivalent. This is nothing more than an urban legend, carried out by those who have an absolute monopoly and would like the death of open source. Of course a professional to work using Photoshop rather than GIMP, there is nothing to say, but all the others who use Photoshop to correct your photos or red eyes, I laugh, and make me think .... that if they had to buy it, the cocks that they would use. The software you pay for, because there are people around who works there, or should rely all'opensource that it has so many programs, not forgetting that free does not mean free, because in this world there are professional programs for a fee. Below are some examples from LinuxALT .

Windows software and similar / alternative Gnu-Linux

3D Home Architect

Sweet Home 3D ( http://sweethome3d.sourceforge.net/index.html )

3D Studio Max

K-3D ( http://www.k-3d.org/ )
Wings 3D ( http://www.wings3d.com/ )
Art of Illusion ( http://www.artofillusion.org/ )
Blender ( http://www.blender.org/ )

ACDSee

KuickShow ( http://kuickshow.sourceforge.net/ )
ShowImg (http://www.jalix.org/projects/showimg/)
Gwenview ( http://gwenview.sourceforge.net/ )
GQview ( http://gqview.sourceforge.net/ )
Eye of GNOME ( http://www.gnome.org/projects/eog/ )

Adobe Acrobat Reader

okular (http://kpdf.kde.org/okular/)
Xpdf ( http://www.foolabs.com/xpdf/ )
Evince ( http://www.gnome.org/projects/evince/ )
ePDFView (http://trac.emma-soft.com/epdfview/)
KPDF ( http://kpdf.kde.org/ )

Adobe Audition

Audacity ( http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ )

Adobe Illustrator

Skencil ( http://www.skencil.org/ )
Inkscape ( http://www.inkscape.org/ )
Karbon14 (http://www.koffice.org/karbon/)
Xara Xtreme for Linux ( http://www.xaraxtreme.org/ )

Adobe PageMaker

Scribus ( http://www.scribus.net/ )

Adobe PhotoAlbum

F-Spot ( http://f-spot.org/Main_Page )
KPhotoAlbum ( http://www.kphotoalbum.org/ )
digiKam ( http://www.digikam.org/ )

Adobe Photoshop

CinePaint ( http://www.cinepaint.org/ )
Krita (http://www.koffice.org/krita/)
GIMP ( http://www.gimp.org/ )

Adobe Premier

PiTiVi ( http://www.pitivi.org/wiki/Main_Page )
LiVES ( http://lives.sourceforge.net/ )
Kino ( http://www.kinodv.org/ )
Cinelerra (http://cvs.cinelerra.org/)
kdenlive ( http://kdenlive.sourceforge.net/ )
Jahshaka ( http://www.jahshaka.org/ )

Ant Movie Catalog

Moviefly ( https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/lmc/ )

AOL Instant Messenger (AIM)

Kopete ( http://kopete.kde.org/ )
Pidgin ( http://pidgin.im )

APC PowerChute

Network UPS Tools ( http://www.networkupstools.org/ )
Apcupsd ( http://www.apcupsd.com/ )
PowerD ( http://power.sourceforge.net/ )

CDex

Sound Juicer ( http://www.burtonini.com/blog/computers/sound-juicer )
Rubyripper ( http://wiki.hydrogenaudio.org/index.php?title=Rubyripper )
ripperX ( http://ripperx.sourceforge.net/ )
Grip ( http://nostatic.org/grip/ )
KAudioCreator (http://www.icefox.net/programs/?program=KAudioCreator)

Collectorz

aviManager ( http://avimanager.sourceforge.net/ )
GCstar ( http://www.gcstar.org/ )
Tellico ( http://periapsis.org/tellico/ )
Alexandria (http://alexandria.rubyforge.org/)
Griffith (http://griffith.vasconunes.net/)
vMovieDB ( http://vmoviedb.sourceforge.net/ )
Catalogue ( http://salvaste.altervista.org/ )

Dreamweaver

Quanta Plus (http://quanta.kdewebdev.org/)
Geany ( http://geany.uvena.de )
Nvu (http://www.nvu.com/index.php)
Screem ( http://www.screem.org/ )
Nvu ( http://www.kompozer.net/ )
Bluefish ( http://bluefish.openoffice.nl/index.html )

DVDShrink

k9copy ( http://k9copy.sourceforge.net/ )
OGMRip ( http://ogmrip.sourceforge.net/ )
Thoggen ( http://thoggen.net/ )
xdvdshrink ( http://dvdshrink.sourceforge.net/ )
DVD Rip-O-Matic (http://dvdripomatic.sourceforge.net)
qVamps ( http://vamps.sourceforge.net/ )
dvd :: rip ( http://www.exit1.org/dvdrip/ )
AcidRip (http://untrepid.com/acidrip/)

Everest

HardInfo (http://hardinfo.berlios.de/web/HomePage)

Final

Lilypond ( http://www.lilypond.org )
Denemo ( http://denemo.sourceforge.net/index.html )
Rosegarden ( http://www.rosegardenmusic.com/ )
NoteEdit (http://noteedit.berlios.de/)
Brahms ( http://brahms.sourceforge.net/ )

Flash

F4L ( http://f4l.sourceforge.net/ )

Fontographer

FontForge ( http://fontforge.sourceforge.net/ )

Forte Agent

Pan ( http://pan.rebelbase.com/ )

FruityLoops

LMMS ( http://lmms.sourceforge.net/ )
Hydrogen ( http://www.hydrogen-music.org/ )

Google Desktop Search

Google Desktop ( http://desktop.google.com/linux/index.html )
Beagle ( http://beagle-project.org/ )

Guitar Pro

TuxGuitar ( http://www.tuxguitar.com.ar/home.html )
DGuitar ( http://sourceforge.net/projects/dguitar/ )
kguitar ( http://sourceforge.net/projects/kguitar/ )

iTunes

Banshee (http://banshee-project.org/Main_Page)
aTunes ( http://www.atunes.org/ )
Quod Libet ( http://www.sacredchao.net/quodlibet )
SongBirdlets ( http://www.songbirdnest.com )
Exaile ( http://www.exaile.org/ )
Amarok ( http://amarok.kde.org/ )
Listen ( http://listengnome.free.fr/ )
Rhythmbox ( http://www.gnome.org/projects/rhythmbox/ )
gtkpod ( http://www.gtkpod.org/ )

Legacy Family Tree

GRAMPS ( http://gramps-project.org/ )

LimeWire

FrostWire ( http://www.frostwire.com/ )

Meal Master

krecipe ( http://krecipes.sourceforge.net/ )
Gourmet Recipe Manager ( http://grecipe-manager.sourceforge.net/ )

Microsoft Access

Kexi (http://www.koffice.org/kexi/)
knoda ( http://www.knoda.org )
GNOME-DB ( http://www.gnome-db.org/ )

Microsoft Excel

KSpread (http://www.koffice.org/kspread/)
Open Calc ( http://www.openoffice.org/product/calc.html )
Gnumeric ( http://www.gnome.org/projects/gnumeric/ )

Microsoft Frontpage

Quanta Plus (http://quanta.kdewebdev.org/)
Nvu (http://www.nvu.com/index.php)
Nvu ( http://www.kompozer.net/ )
Bluefish ( http://bluefish.openoffice.nl/index.html )

Microsoft HyperTerminal

minicom ( http://alioth.debian.org/projects/minicom/ )
Gtkterm ( http://freshmeat.net/projects/gtkterm/ )

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Epiphany ( http://www.gnome.org/projects/epiphany/ )
Opera ( http://www.opera.com/download/ )
Firefox ( http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/ )
Konqueror ( http://www.konqueror.org/ )

Microsoft Media Center

XBMC Media Center ( http://xbmc.org/ )

Microsoft Money

KMyMoney ( http://kmymoney2.sourceforge.net/ )
GNUcash ( http://www.gnucash.org/ )
Gnofin ( http://gnofin.sourceforge.net/ )
Grisbi ( http://www.grisbi.org/ )

Microsoft Office

GNOME Office ( http://www.gnome.org/gnome-office/ )
KOffice (http://www.koffice.org/)
OpenOffice ( http://www.openoffice.org/ )

Microsoft OneNote

Basketball ( http://basket.kde.org/ )

Microsoft Outlook (Express)

Thunderbird ( http://www.mozilla.com/thunderbird/ )
Evolution ( http://www.gnome.org/projects/evolution/ )

Microsoft Powerpoint

Open Office Impress ( http://www.openoffice.org/product/impress.html )
KPresenter (http://www.koffice.org/kpresenter/)

Microsoft Project

KPlato (http://www.koffice.org/kplato/)
OpenProj ( http://openproj.org/openproj )
GanttProject ( http://ganttproject.sourceforge.net/ )
Planner ( http://live.gnome.org/Planner )
Taskjuggler ( http://www.taskjuggler.org/ )

Microsoft Visio

Dia ( http://www.gnome.org/projects/dia/ )
Kivio (http://www.koffice.org/kivio/)

Microsoft Windows Media Center

Freevo ( http://freevo.sourceforge.net/ )
Elisa Media Center ( http://www.fluendo.com/elisa/ )
MythTV ( http://www.mythtv.org )
LinuxMCE (http://www.linuxmce.com/)

Microsoft Word

Open Office Writer ( http://www.openoffice.org/product/writer.html )
AbiWord ( http://www.abisource.com/ )
Kword (http://www.koffice.org/kword/)

mIRC

Konversation ( http://konversation.kde.org/ )
KVirc ( http://www.kvirc.net/ )
BitchX (http://www.bitchx.org/)
Xchat ( http://www.xchat.org/ )
ChatZilla! ( http://chatzilla.hacksrus.com/ )
irssi ( http://www.irssi.org/ )
Pidgin ( http://pidgin.im )

Mp3tag

Kid3 ( http://kid3.sourceforge.net/ )
Pinkytagger ( http://pinkytagger.sourceforge.net/ )
EasyTAG ( http://easytag.sourceforge.net/ )
Cowbell ( http://more-cowbell.org/ )
Audio Tag Tool ( http://pwp.netcabo.pt/paol/tagtool/ )

MSN Messenger

Mercury Messenger ( http://www.mercury.to/ )
Kopete ( http://kopete.kde.org/ )
aMSN ( http://amsn-project.net/ )
Pidgin ( http://pidgin.im )

Mudbox

SharpConstruct (http://sharp3d.sourceforge.net)

Nero Burning Rom

X-CD-Roast ( http://www.xcdroast.org/ )
Brasero ( http://perso.orange.fr/bonfire/index.htm )
GnomeBaker (http://gnomebaker.sourceforge.net/)
Graveman ( http://graveman.tuxfamily.org/ )
K3b ( http://www.k3b.org/ )

NetMeeting

Ekiga ( http://www.gnomemeeting.org/ )

NetStumbler

Kismet ( http://www.kismetwireless.net/ )
Swscanner (http://www.swscanner.org/)

NewzCrawler

RSSOwl ( http://www.rssowl.org/ )
The iferea ( http://liferea.sourceforge.net/ )
Basketball ( http://basket.kde.org/ )
Akregator ( http://akregator.kde.org/ )
Blam (http://www.cmartin.tk/blam.html)
Straw ( http://www.gnome.org/projects/straw/ )

Notepad

leafpad ( http://tarot.freeshell.org/leafpad/ )
NEdit ( http://www.nedit.org/ )
jEdit ( http://www.jedit.org/ )
Kate ( http://kate-editor.org/ )
gedit ( http://www.gnome.org/projects/gedit/ )
Scribes ( http://scribes.sourceforge.net/ )
tpad ( http://tclpad.sourceforge.net/ )

OrangeCD Catalog

GWhere ( http://www.gwhere.org )

Origin

Scigraphica ( http://scigraphica.sourceforge.net/ )

Partition Magic

Partimage ( http://www.partimage.org/Main_Page )
GParted ( http://gparted.sourceforge.net/ )
QtParted ( http://qtparted.sourceforge.net )

Picasa

F-Spot ( http://f-spot.org/Main_Page )
KPhotoAlbum ( http://www.kphotoalbum.org/ )
digiKam ( http://www.digikam.org/ )

Pro Tools

Ardour ( http://www.ardour.org )

Quicken

KMyMoney ( http://kmymoney2.sourceforge.net/ )
GNUcash ( http://www.gnucash.org/ )
Gnofin ( http://gnofin.sourceforge.net/ )
Grisbi ( http://www.grisbi.org/ )

Soulseek

Nicotine ( http://nicotine.thegraveyard.org/ )
Nicotine-Plus ( http://nicotine-plus.sourceforge.net/ )

SoundForge

ReZound ( http://rezound.sourceforge.net/ )

TeXnicCenter

Total Commander

GNOME Commander ( http://www.nongnu.org/gcmd/ )
xfe ( http://roland65.free.fr/xfe/ )
Tux Commander ( http://tuxcmd.sourceforge.net/ )
Midnight Commander ( http://www.ibiblio.org/mc/ )
Krusader ( http://krusader.sourceforge.net/ )

Traktor DJ

Mixxx ( http://mixxx.sourceforge.net/ )
TerminatorX ( http://www.terminatorx.org/ )

Videora

thin liquid film ( http://thinliquidfilm.org/ )

Winamp

Audacious (http://audacious-media-player.org/Main_Page)
Amarok ( http://amarok.kde.org/ )
XMMS ( http://www.xmms.org/ )

Windows Media Player

KPlayer ( http://kplayer.sourceforge.net/ )
VideoLAN ( http://www.videolan.org/ )
xine (http://xinehq.de/)
mplayer ( http://www.mplayerhq.hu/design7/news.html )

Windows Movie Maker

PiTiVi ( http://www.pitivi.org/wiki/Main_Page )
LiVES ( http://lives.sourceforge.net/ )
Open Movie Editor ( http://openmovieeditor.sourceforge.net/HomePage )
Avidemux ( http://fixounet.free.fr/avidemux/ )
Cinelerra (http://cvs.cinelerra.org/)
kdenlive ( http://kdenlive.sourceforge.net/ )

WinIso

ISO Master ( http://littlesvr.ca/isomaster/ )
Kiso ( http://kiso.sourceforge.net/ )

WinMerge

Kdiff3 ( http://kdiff3.sourceforge.net/ )
Meld ( http://meld.sourceforge.net/ )
xxdiff ( http://furius.ca/xxdiff/ )
Kile ( http://kile.sourceforge.net/ )

WinTV

Xdtv ( http://xawdecode.sourceforge.net/ )
tvtime ( http://tvtime.sourceforge.net/ )

WS_FTP

gFTP ( http://gftp.seul.org/ )
FireFTP ( http://fireftp.mozdev.org/ )

Zbrush

SharpConstruct (http://sharp3d.sourceforge.net)

ZoneAlarm

Guarddog ( http://www.simonzone.com/software/guarddog/ )
Firestarter ( http://www.fs-security.com/ )

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For those interested in knowing the weather forecast, there is a nice little program named WeatherBug, which runs under

Linux, and a lot of weather information, not only on large cities, but also on many paesoni and villages. You can

download the deb package:

wget http://wdownload.weatherbug.com/linux/weatherbug-1.0-1.deb

or the rpm:

wget http://wdownload.weatherbug.com/linux/weatherbug-1.0-1.rpm

make sure you have installed:

libswt3.2-gtk-java

install the deb package:

WeatherBug dpkg -i-1.0-1.deb

You also have the option to install the Weather repositories and issue the following command:

weather -i -v LIML

where LIML refers to the ICAO my area. To find other codes look here .

For other commands, please contact San Man.

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Within this, there is a hidden message very compromising. The technique of hiding secret information in a file, whether it is a text file, a music file or a file in an image is known as steganography . This technique consists in altering few bits, without clearly alter clearly the content.

Then install steghide

apt-get install steghide

First, we obtain information on how much data we can put in the picture

steghide info nonapritequellaporta.jpg

in the case of the image we nonapritequellaporta.jpg

"Nonapritequellaporta.jpg": format: jpeg capacity: 4.8 KB

We then create a text file (topsecret.txt) containing the secret message to be included in the image, then the insert with the following command

steghide embed -cf nonapritequellaporta.jpg ef topsecret.txt -v -p "password"

-p specifies the password to use for Čifáre and decipher the secret information

To retrieve the hidden data is used increasingly steghide

steghide extract -v -sf nonapritequellaporta.jpg

password to retrieve the top secret file is :)

password

For more options, refer to the manual

There are two other programs to be combined with steghide, and stegdetect and outguess . The first is to detect if a file is steganografato, while the second makes it much more difficult to detect, and in addition allows you to enter two messages. Both can be installed with apt.

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BluePad is a program used for remote control. It 'consists of 2 programs to be installed on both the PC and on the phone. It 'a project recently and therefore, tested the phones are very few, however it is an interesting project, since under linux I am not aware there are similar programs. At the time it was tested on the following phones:

Motorola V360 Motorola Razr V3x Motorola Razr V3xx Nokia 6230 Nokia 6230i Nokia 6234 Nokia 6280 Nokia 6300 Samsung E390 Sony Ericsson k750 Sony Ericsson K510

For Debian Ubuntu etc. there is a deb package downloaded here

while, the program for the phone can be downloaded from here

I currently have not got to try it, because the premature demise of my nokia scontratosi with the edge of a table.

Video of how BluePad

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P ytube is a Gui, which allows you to download videos from youtube and convert them at the same time. So it is an alternative to this type of command

ffmpeg -i filmato.flv -ab 56 -ar 22050 -b 500 -s 320×240 filmato.mpg

It supports various formats, mpg, ogg, mp3, wav, theora. The required dependencies are: GTK + 2.0, PyGTK 2, Notify Python, Youtube-DL, Mencoder, Mplayer, ffmpeg2theora, oggenc, Zenity. For ubuntu, all architectures, you can sacricare the deb package from here, for the mouse here

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