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How to install Google Drive?

I would like to install Google Drive client in Freya. Does anyone knows a Google Drive client that supports elementary OS.
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Is there a countdown timer application for elementary OS?

I am looking for a simple application that provides a countdown timer and follows the elementary OS HIGs.
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Looking for a tag-based file manager

As most of users, I organize my files in folders using a standard file manager (Pantheon Files in elementary OS). However, I would like to also have another, quicker way to retrieve the files I need ...
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Are there any IRC clients that comply with the human interface guidelines?

Is there any IRC client that's compliant with elementary's human interface guidelines? If not, is anyone trying to build one? Note that I'm asking for an IRC (Internet Relay Chat) client, not a ...
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Is there a elementary HIG compliant video editor?

I know this is a long shot, but I was wondering, seeing as there are so many relative unknowns out there.
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Is there a pantheon-integrated encryption utility?

Is there any utility that can be integrated into Files so that I can just right click a folder -> encrypt/decrypt? If not, would you recommend me any GUI software to encrypt entire folders? I've been ...
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Is there an elementary HIG-compliant screenshot app?

Shutter is nice, but it's not an elementary-styled app, and it's a bit hefty at times. Is there an alternative for quick screen-shots?
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Alternative to Pixel Saver (remove title bar and place buttons in top bar)

I've moved from Fedora with gnome-shell 3.16. I'm seeking a plugin that works like Pixel Saver, which generally removes the title bar and places its buttons in the top bar.
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Elementary on 2 in 1 laptops - Touch screen

I'm planning to buy a HP Pavilion X2 - 2 in 1 laptop. It comes by default with Windows 10 - which is the system that convinced me to switch for Elementary ;) - so naturally I'd like to work on ...
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Can I run Photoshop CC 2015 and other illustrator programs on elementary OS? [closed]

I am thinking about switching to Linux, coming from Windows 10. I am an illustrator, so currently I use Photoshop CC 2015 mostly, and sometimes also use Krita (3.0 is coming out, yay), Autodesk ...
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XMPP chat client that meets Human Interface Guidelines

This is similar to an earlier question asking for an HIG-compliant IRC client recommendation. There's was some talk about an elementary OS-specific chat client back in 2012 but nothing seems to have ...
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Dell Vostro 5470 Low audio

I have a Dell Vostro 5470 notebook. It has three speakers. Two normal and one subwoofer. The subwoofer is not working under elementary os or ubuntu. Windows uses the MaxxAudio 4. Can you help me to ...
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How can I crop images?

Is there an image crop tool available for elementary OS? I usually use on-line image crop tool for that purpose, but that need internet connection. So I need image processing/crop tool/software for ...
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Change metadata on several images at once

How can I change the metadata for several images at the same time (batch edit)? For example, comments and titles.
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How do I access my Truecrypt container?

I am migrating from OS X and have some Truecrypt containers that I want to access and eventually convert to Linux friendly containers. What solutions exists for elementary OS and is there one over the ...
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What is the best torrent client on elementary OS?

What is the best torrent client and is there a client that has a search feature? I mean not to search for local torrent files, but to search for files to download.
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Remote access options for off-site tech support

Thinking of installing elementary OS on a new, internet-only, set of workstations at the office for some of our employees. I've built some barebones PCs and want to take advantage of how lightweight ...
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Will there be elementary OS 5.0

Is there a elementary OS 5.0 in development? Because I would love to send some feedback! Also i would like to see hex-chat as a built in support software.