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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
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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 29816 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 25354 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 24074 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 20006 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
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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 18270 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 17813 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 16252 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 rww
Last modified: 2014-10-25 17:56:42
Requested 16067 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 13705 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 12272 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
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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
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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
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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
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sudo rootsudo root password rootpassword su <reply> sudo is 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 !pkexec (for older releases: !gksu and !kdesudo). 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 knome
Last modified: 2015-06-25 22:59:22
Requested 7568 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 7563 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
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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 7083 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 7042 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 6611 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 6332 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
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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.…samba.html Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 13:57:50
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2015-07-27 16:34:16
Requested 5701 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 5589 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 5540 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 5442 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 5327 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 5324 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 5197 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 5168 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
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 5016 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 4975 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 4957 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 4903 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
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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 4844 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 4116 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 4053 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
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root <reply> Do not try to guess the root password, that is impossible. Instead, realise the truth... there is no root password. Then you will see that it is 'sudo' that grants you access and not the root password. Look at https://help.ubuntu.…y/RootSudo Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 01:18:28
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-12-05 23:00:16
Requested 3929 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 3886 times

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