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ask
help
justask
metaquestion
problem
questions
question
<reply> Please don't ask to ask a question, simply ask the question (all on ONE line and in the channel, so that others can read and follow it easily). If anyone knows the answer they will most likely reply. :-) See also !patience Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 19:06:50
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2011-10-11 07:46:38
Requested 31277 times
pastebin
paste
flood
flooding
pb
pasting
<reply> For posting multi-line texts into the channel, please use http://paste.ubuntu.com | To post !screenshots use http://imgur.com/ !pastebinit to paste directly from command line | Make sure you give us the URL for your paste - see also the channel topic. LjL
Added on: 2006-06-24 18:47:46
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2014-07-07 15:22:34
Requested 28774 times
ops
kops
op
calltheops
call the ops
<reply>Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - Pici, Myrtti, jrib, Amaranth, tonyyarusso, Nalioth, lamont, CarlK, elky, mneptok, PriceChild, Tm_T, jpds, ikonia, Flannel, genii, wgrant, stdin, h00k, IdleOne, nhandler, Jordan_U, popey, Corey, ocean, cprofitt, djones, Madpilot, gnomefreak, lhavelund, k1l, rww, phunyguy, bazhang Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-29 12:54:12
Last edited by Pricey
Last modified: 2014-07-03 09:45:11
Requested 24812 times
#ubuntu
#ubuntu-offtopic
offtopic
chat
ontopic
the Ubuntu support channel, for all Ubuntu-related support questions. Please use #ubuntu-offtopic for other topics (though our !guidelines apply there too). Thanks! Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:42:16
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-08-12 12:33:26
Requested 23236 times
language
ohmy
langauge
english
wtf
ffs
foad
gtfo
nsfw
profanity
swear
swearing
curse
cursing
cuss
<reply> The main Ubuntu channels require that you speak in calm, polite English. For other languages, please visit https://wiki.ubuntu.…hannelList Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-02 10:45:17
Last edited by AlanBell
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:12:16
Requested 19571 times
ubotu
yourself
bot
usage
factoid
brain
add
help me
syntax
factoids
everything
me
ubottu
bots
fact
triggers
trigger
<reply> Hi! I'm $chan's favorite infobot, you can search my brain yourself at http://ubottu.com/factoids.cgi | Usage info: http://ubottu.com/de…ki/Plugins | Bot channels and general info: https://wiki.ubuntu.…m/IRC/Bots | Make a clone of me: /msg $nick botclone Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 12:15:56
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-04-06 20:43:02
Requested 17949 times
es
spanish
espanol
spain
<reply> En la mayoría de los canales de Ubuntu, se habla sólo en inglés. Si busca ayuda en español entre al canal #ubuntu-es; escriba " /join #ubuntu-es " (sin comillas) y presione intro. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 01:16:12
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-06-06 20:28:06
Requested 17912 times
codecs
mp3
divx
xvid
avi
mpeg
mpg
mkv
quicktime
wma
wmv
aac
restrictedformats
restricted formats
freeformats
restricted
realplayer
multimedia
flashplayer
w32 codecs
ogg
flac
video
real
mp4
m4a
free formats
ubuntu-restricted-extras
asf
codec
3gp
kubuntu-restricted-extras
bluray
blueray
<reply> For multimedia issues, this page has useful information: https://help.ubuntu.…tedFormats - See also https://help.ubuntu.…media.html - But please use free formats if you can: https://help.ubuntu.…reeFormats LjL
Added on: 2006-07-09 02:52:18
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-09-06 20:31:53
Requested 17736 times
binarydriver
nvidia
ati
fglrx
binarydrivers
binarydrivershowto
gatos
nv
<reply> For Ati/NVidia/Matrox video cards, see https://help.ubuntu.…riverHowto Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-16 15:07:36
Last edited by ikonia
Last modified: 2011-03-24 11:18:46
Requested 16070 times
hi
<deleted><reply> Hi! Welcome to $chan! Feel free to ask questions and help people out. The channel guidelines are at https://wiki.ubuntu.…Guidelines . Enjoy your stay! Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-11 17:20:25
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-04-18 13:21:29
Requested 16066 times
grub
recoveringgrub
grub floppy
bootfloppy
mbr
fixmbr
grubrepair
fixgrub
grub2
<reply> GRUB2 is the default Ubuntu boot manager. Lost GRUB after installing Windows? See https://help.ubuntu.…estoreGrub - For more information and troubleshooting for GRUB2 please refer to https://help.ubuntu.…nity/Grub2 Madpilot
Added on: 2006-06-22 09:44:20
Last edited by genii-around
Last modified: 2013-02-23 17:22:10
Requested 13451 times
wifi
wireless
ndiswrapper
ndis
wpa
madwifi
ralink
ipw
wpa2
acx111
network
wifidocs
wlan
atheros
<reply> Wireless documentation, including how-to guides and troubleshooting information, can be found at https://help.ubuntu.…y/WifiDocs Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-25 23:42:07
Last edited by jussi01
Last modified: 2009-07-01 06:16:56
Requested 12128 times
enter
<deleted><reply> Please try to keep your questions/responses on one line. Don't use the "Enter" key as punctuation! apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:56:19
Last edited by AlanBell
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:16:23
Requested 10742 times
repeat
patience
<reply> Don't feel ignored and repeat your question quickly; if nobody knows your answer, nobody will answer you. While you wait, try searching https://help.ubuntu.com or http://ubuntuforums.org or http://askubuntu.com/ Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 19:01:48
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-10-13 17:32:14
Requested 10474 times
anyone
<deleted><reply>A high percentage of the first questions asked in this channel start with "Does anyone/anybody..." Why not ask your next question (the real one) and find out? See also !details, !gq, and !poll. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-17 23:01:14
Last edited by AlanBell
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:16:56
Requested 8602 times
x
resolution
fixres
display
xcfg
x11
restartx
x.org
res
fixvideo
fixvideoresolution
drxx
<reply> The X Window System is the part of your system that's responsible for graphical output. To restart your X, type « sudo /etc/init.d/?dm restart » in a console - To fix screen resolution or other X problems: https://wiki.ubuntu.…Resolution LjL
Added on: 2006-07-21 01:03:53
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2008-11-06 13:36:48
Requested 8139 times
botabuse
bot abuse
fishing
msgthebot
askthebot
msg the bot
msgbot
investigate
investigation
pm the bot
messagethebot
message the bot
bot-abuse
<reply> Please investigate with me only with "/msg $nick Bot" or in #ubuntu-bots. Search for factoids with "/msg $nick !search factoid". Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-26 21:48:13
Last edited by m4v
Last modified: 2013-02-27 22:50:55
Requested 7877 times
sudo
rootsudo
root password
rootpassword
su
a command to run command-line programs with superuser privileges ("root") (also see !cli). Look at https://help.ubuntu.…y/RootSudo for more information. For graphical applications see !gksu (GNOME, Xfce), or !kdesudo (KDE). If you're unable to execute commands with sudo see: http://www.psychocat…tu/fixsudo LjL
Added on: 2006-06-25 16:49:59
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:08:11
Requested 7473 times
upgrade
upgrading
update
upgrades
<reply> For upgrading, see the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.…gradeNotes - see also http://www.ubuntu.co…tu/upgrade Amaranth
Added on: 2006-06-23 08:11:05
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-06-01 15:30:21
Requested 7305 times
fr
french
francais
france
<reply> Nous sommes desoles mais ce canal est en anglais uniquement. Si vous avez besoin d'aide ou voulez discuter en français, veuillez taper /join #ubuntu-fr ou /join #ubuntu-qc. Merci. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 01:16:34
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2013-08-16 18:50:48
Requested 7280 times
sound
alsa
dmix
audio
<reply> If you're having problems with sound, click the Volume applet, then Sound Preferences, and check your Volume, Hardware, Input, and Output settings. If that fails, see https://help.ubuntu.…nity/Sound - https://help.ubuntu.…leshooting - http://alsa.opensrc.…DmixPlugin - For playing audio files, see !players and !mp3. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 10:56:18
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-05-10 18:00:22
Requested 6895 times
it
italian
italiano
italy
italia
<reply> Vai su #ubuntu-it se vuoi parlare in italiano, in questo canale usiamo solo l'inglese. Grazie! (per entrare, scrivi « /join #ubuntu-it » senza virgolette) Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 01:16:52
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-03-11 23:01:41
Requested 6789 times
terminal
shell
bash
commands
ln
ls
sed
awk
grep
cat
lsof
kill
symlink
sh
console
konsole
lxterminal
<reply> The linux terminal or command-line interface is very powerful. Open a terminal via Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal (Gnome), K-menu -> System -> Konsole (KDE), or Menu -> Accessories -> LXTerminal (LXDE). Guide: https://help.ubuntu.…heTerminal Madpilot
Added on: 2006-06-24 13:07:53
Last edited by nhandler
Last modified: 2010-09-22 22:14:22
Requested 6438 times
java
javadebs
sunjava
javappc
jre
<reply> To just use java you need a "Java Runtime Environment" (JRE) and/or a browser plugin. If that is not sufficient you will need a "Java Development Kit" (JDK) aka "Software Development Kit" (SDK). Please see https://help.ubuntu.…unity/Java about how to install one of three current implementations. Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-29 02:26:41
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2011-10-25 20:18:22
Requested 6221 times
de
deutsch
german
germany
<reply> In den meisten Ubuntu-Kanälen wird nur Englisch gesprochen. Für deutschsprachige Hilfe besuche bitte #ubuntu-de, #kubuntu-de, #edubuntu-de oder #ubuntu-at. Einfach "/join #ubuntu-de" eingeben. Danke für Dein Verständnis! Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-30 14:17:47
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2011-06-22 18:16:27
Requested 5824 times
samba
swat
smb
<reply> Samba is the way to cooperate with Windows environments. Links with more info: https://wiki.ubuntu.…ermanently and https://help.ubuntu.…rking.html Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 13:57:50
Last edited by Pricey
Last modified: 2013-11-12 09:25:44
Requested 5597 times
compiz
translucency
transparency
xglx
effects
compiz-fusion
fusion
cf
<reply>Compiz (compositing window manager), for a howto see http://help.ubuntu.c…iteManager and more help #compiz Hobbsee
Added on: 2006-06-20 16:24:59
Last edited by Seeker`
Last modified: 2009-05-19 23:03:28
Requested 5578 times
register
nickserv
<reply> Information about registering your nickname: https://help.ubuntu.…gistration - Type « /nick <nickname> » to select your nickname. Registration help available by typing /join #freenode Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-17 23:19:45
Last edited by nhandler
Last modified: 2010-10-01 22:47:21
Requested 5376 times
flash
flashplugin
flash plugin
<reply> To install Flash see https://help.ubuntu.…mats/Flash - See also !Restricted and !Gnash Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 21:43:29
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-05-11 22:34:33
Requested 5270 times
ping
<reply> pong! Hobbsee
Added on: 2006-07-11 15:58:48
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2013-08-09 11:51:46
Requested 5221 times
best
<deleted><reply> Usually, there is no single "best" application to perform a given task. It's up to you to choose, depending on your preferences, features you require, and other factors. Do NOT take polls in the channel. LjL
Added on: 2006-07-21 01:18:13
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:23:35
Requested 5121 times
ru
russian
russia
<reply> Пожалуйста наберите /join #ubuntu-ru для получения помощи на русском языке. | Pozhalujsta naberite /join #ubuntu-ru dlya polucheniya pomoshi na russkom yazyke. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:15:55
Last edited by bazhang
Last modified: 2011-08-07 10:13:45
Requested 5043 times
wine
winehq
<reply> WINE is a compatibility layer for running Windows programs on GNU/Linux - More information: https://help.ubuntu.…unity/Wine - Search the !AppDB for application compatibility ratings - Join #winehq for application help - See !virtualizers for running Windows (or another OS) inside Ubuntu Madpilot
Added on: 2006-06-24 13:08:54
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2009-03-29 06:57:20
Requested 5036 times
test
<reply> Testing... Testing... 1. 2.. 3... ( by the way, remember that you can use /join #test ) Amaranth
Added on: 2006-08-09 10:19:13
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-08 03:19:43
Requested 4960 times
lamp
apache
<reply> LAMP is an acronym for Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP. However, the term is often used for setups using alternative but different software, such as Perl or Python instead of PHP, and Postgres instead of MySQL. For help with setting up LAMP on Ubuntu, see https://help.ubuntu.…heMySQLPHP - See also the Server CD installation process. Madpilot
Added on: 2006-06-24 13:06:23
Last edited by AlanBell
Last modified: 2012-11-25 22:16:03
Requested 4957 times
compiling
gcc
b-e
build
build-essential
make
g++
build-essentials
compiler
<reply> Compiling software from source? Read the tips at https://help.ubuntu.…ngSoftware (But remember to search for pre-built !packages first) LjL
Added on: 2006-07-18 22:50:25
Last edited by PriceChild
Last modified: 2007-11-25 22:23:24
Requested 4909 times
pt
portuguese
brazil
<reply> Por favor, use #ubuntu-br para ajuda em português. Para entrar no canal por favor faça "/join #ubuntu-br" sem as aspas. Para a comunidade local portuguêsa, use #ubuntu-pt. Obrigada. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-21 00:53:44
Last edited by jrib
Last modified: 2013-04-08 21:28:26
Requested 4851 times
away
afk
<reply> Please do not use noisy away messages and nicks in Ubuntu channels. It is annoying and unnecessary. Use the command "/away <reason>" to set your client away silently. See also «/msg $nick Guidelines» Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 18:58:27
Last edited by m4v
Last modified: 2013-02-28 16:53:45
Requested 4700 times
who
usernames
prefix
<reply> As you can see, this is a large channel. If you're speaking to someone in particular, please put their nickname in what you say (use !tab), or else messages get lost and it becomes confusing :) bimberi
Added on: 2006-11-30 00:12:21
Last edited by Hobbsee
Last modified: 2007-04-08 08:10:07
Requested 4682 times
cn
zh
tw
chinese
china
<reply> 如欲獲得中文的協助,請輸入 /join #ubuntu-cn 或 /join #ubuntu-tw ompaul
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:52:45
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-07-26 04:17:37
Requested 4665 times
thanks
thanks!
thank you
thankyou
ty
thanks.
thanx
ok
thanks :)
domo arigato
thx
<reply> You're welcome! But keep in mind I'm just a bot ;-) Mez
Added on: 2006-09-09 08:48:38
Requested 4508 times
pm
privatemessage
private message
msg
private
query
privmsg
<reply> Please ask your questions in the channel so that other people can help you, benefit from your questions and answers, and ensure that you're not getting bad advice. Amaranth
Added on: 2006-06-30 16:10:19
Last edited by AlanBell
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:28:00
Requested 4493 times
guidelines
behaviour
etiquette
<reply> The guidelines for using the Ubuntu channels can be found here: http://wiki.ubuntu.c…Guidelines Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 15:48:30
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2010-01-17 10:50:57
Requested 4487 times
list
lista
<reply>$who: No warez here! This is not a file sharing channel (or network); read the channel topic. If you're looking for information about me, type « /msg $nick !bot ». If you're looking for a channel, see « /msg $nick !alis ». Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 02:32:32
Last edited by m4v
Last modified: 2013-02-28 16:50:30
Requested 4463 times
repos
repositories
main
universe
multiverse
sources
sources.list
components
repo
repository
<reply> The packages in Ubuntu are divided into several sections. More information at https://help.ubuntu.…positories - See https://wiki.ubuntu.…dedSources for the recommended way to set up your repositories. Madpilot
Added on: 2006-06-24 12:34:35
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-03-23 02:49:24
Requested 4295 times
coc
conduct
codeofconduct
code of conduct
<reply> The Ubuntu Code of Conduct is the document that spells out etiquette in the Ubuntu community | http://www.ubuntu.co…tu/conduct | For information on how to electronically sign the CoC, see https://help.ubuntu.…eofConduct | Watch http://static.screen…ingCoC.ogv Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-17 23:25:29
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:54:59
Requested 4057 times
dvd
libdvdcss
libdvdcss2
k9copy
css
<reply> Ubuntu's default installation and repositories do not include packages needed to play commercial DVDs for legal reasons. For information on adding them, see https://help.ubuntu.…layingDVDs | For information on the legalities involved, see the "DVD" section of https://help.ubuntu.…reeFormats Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-17 22:19:35
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2010-12-16 04:34:19
Requested 4005 times
firewall
firestarter
iptables
shorewall
guarddog
ufw
<reply> Ubuntu, like any other Linux distribution, has built-in firewall capabilities. The firewall is managed using the 'ufw' command - see https://help.ubuntu.…munity/UFW | GUI frontends such as gufw and ufw-kde also exist. | An alternative to ufw is the 'iptables' command - See https://help.ubuntu.…ablesHowTo Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 19:46:03
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2014-08-08 13:44:58
Requested 3899 times
ntfs
windowsdrives
fat32
nfts
<reply> To view your Windows/Mac partitions see https://help.ubuntu.…Partitions - For write access, see !NTFS-3g or !FUSE apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:07:26
Last edited by jpds
Last modified: 2008-07-20 19:38:37
Requested 3863 times
shout
<deleted><reply> PLEASE DON'T SHOUT! We can read lowercase too. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-17 23:01:53
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:29:46
Requested 3836 times

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