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ubugtu an Ubuntu Bot. Usage info: https://wiki.ubuntu.…m/IRC/Bots - Please don't play with the bot in the main channel. LjL
Added on: 2006-10-28 21:55:34
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:45:13
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dvd-torrent-#kubuntu <reply> If you want to download a DVD version of Hardy Heron via a torrent, here is where you should look: http://torrent.ubunt…lease/dvd/ Seveas
Added on: 2006-10-28 22:08:07
Last edited by stdin
Last modified: 2008-05-22 08:10:10
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tarball <reply> Files with ".tar.gz", ".tar.bz2" or ".tgz" extensions are compressed archive formats, similar to ZIP files. See !tar for extracting them. Some of these files contain programs in source code form; see !compile for getting them to run. LjL
Added on: 2006-10-29 18:09:46
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uuid blkid <reply> To see a list of your devices/partitions and their corresponding UUID's, run this command in a !shell: « sudo blkid » (see https://wiki.ubuntu.…orAtaDisks for the rationale behind the transition to UUID) Jucato
Added on: 2006-10-30 12:22:39
Last edited by Amaranth
Last modified: 2007-09-06 10:56:31
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download-#kubuntu <reply> Kubuntu can be downloaded in various formats from http://kubuntu.org/getkubuntu/ Hawkwind
Added on: 2006-10-31 02:22:47
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2016-06-23 19:06:15
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sru <reply> Stable Release Update information is at https://wiki.ubuntu.…aseUpdates Mez
Added on: 2006-10-31 21:14:37
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:45:13
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picasa <reply>You can no longer use picasa in linux natively. It's !wine !appdb profile can be found at http://appdb.winehq.…p;iId=2024 Seveas
Added on: 2006-11-06 00:04:39
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-13 23:21:44
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kickoff <deleted>a new KDE menu replacement developed by openSUSE. See http://www.kdedevelo…/node/2331 apokryphos
Added on: 2006-11-06 12:00:09
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:42:33
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ops-#ubuntu-uk <reply> Help! DJones, Myrtti, Mez, AlanBell, popey, Gary, Seeker`, Daviey, PriceChild or X3N apokryphos
Added on: 2006-11-06 23:53:42
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2013-11-18 16:07:15
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ops-#ubuntu-nz <reply> Help! Plug, kirjava, DanielFaulknor bimberi
Added on: 2006-11-07 06:01:40
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xdmcp the X Display Manger Control Protocol -- look at http://tldp.org/HOWT…MCP-HOWTO/ to find out how to configure it Seveas
Added on: 2006-11-07 20:45:30
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ubuntulog a logging bot run on various Ubuntu channels. You can read the logs at http://irclogs.ubuntu.com/ Seveas
Added on: 2006-11-08 23:22:45
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:33:41
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kopete-icq-aim <deleted><reply> Due to a bug within Kopete's AIM/ICQ plugin, Kopete will not connect correctly to AIM/ICQ. Working versions can be found at: http://ubuntu.lnix.n…opete-fix/ fdoving
Added on: 2006-11-09 00:24:01
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-04-02 04:28:55
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fffc <deleted><reply> If Firefox is crashing on sites using Flash try adding "export XLIB_SKIP_ARGB_VISUALS=1" to /etc/firefox/firefoxrc (ref: https://launchpad.ne…+bug/14911 ) bimberi
Added on: 2006-11-10 13:00:53
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-08-17 00:04:28
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generic smp <reply> Background to the decision to replace -686, k7 and -smp kernels with -generic can be found here https://lists.ubuntu…19983.html (the -386 kernel is still available if needed) bimberi
Added on: 2006-11-13 02:36:49
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jp ja japanese <reply>日本語の場合は /join #ubuntu-jp または /join #kubuntu-jp を入力して下さい。 Jucato
Added on: 2006-11-14 09:07:00
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2011-05-07 00:36:48
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dapper-seveas <deleted><alias> seveas Seveas
Added on: 2006-11-21 21:28:54
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2011-06-02 13:48:03
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lart-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> L.A.R.T. is a development tool used for social engineering. [Luser Attitude Readjustment Tool] LjL
Added on: 2006-11-21 22:47:59
Last edited by jussi
Last modified: 2010-04-18 13:35:02
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tango a style guideline and icon set. It can be found and read about at http://tango-project.org Seveas
Added on: 2006-11-22 21:57:04
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winkey <reply> To use the windows key as a modifier in a keyboard shortcut you can edit the shortcut settings manually in gconf-editor. The windows key is represented as "<super>". Metacity shortcuts can be found in the /apps/metaicty/* gconf keys. bimberi
Added on: 2006-11-23 02:18:53
Last edited by jrib
Last modified: 2007-05-13 23:11:53
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ivtv <deleted><reply> IVTV can be installed on Edgy by following the guide at https://help.ubuntu.…_IVTV_Edgy LjL
Added on: 2006-11-24 15:45:53
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-13 23:21:44
Requested 53 times
adduser users user useradd <reply> To add new users to your Ubuntu system, follow the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.…UsersHowto - For administrative privileges, users need to be made members of the group "sudo" - See !sudo LjL
Added on: 2006-11-24 17:00:44
Last edited by jrib
Last modified: 2013-06-27 20:30:10
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en <reply> The main Ubuntu IRC channels are English only. For a complete list of channels in other languages, please visit https://wiki.ubuntu.…hannelList Seveas
Added on: 2006-11-25 14:35:17
Last edited by krytarik
Last modified: 2016-12-13 17:11:01
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openweek open week uow <reply>Ubuntu is hosting a series of introductory sessions for people who want to join the Ubuntu community, which all takes place in a week. See https://wiki.ubuntu.…tuOpenWeek for schedules, logs, and instructions. apokryphos
Added on: 2006-11-25 21:27:11
Last edited by Mez
Last modified: 2008-08-07 22:33:03
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gimpshop <deleted>a hack that makes The Gimp look and feel more like Photoshop. A .deb for Ubuntu is available via http://plasticbugs.c…age_id=294 bimberi
Added on: 2006-11-27 00:59:13
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-13 23:38:00
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shut up! <reply> :x Seveas
Added on: 2006-11-27 20:30:14
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autostart <reply> If you want to edit your Autostart programs, open the Unity dash and search for Startup Programs. If you're on XFCE, use menu -> Settings -> Settings Manager -> Session and Startup, if you're on KDE, use Kickoff -> Computer -> System Settings -> Autostart. For more details see https://help.ubuntu.…ionStartup apokryphos
Added on: 2006-11-28 14:04:30
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 15:49:36
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questions-#ubuntu-classroom <reply> Please ask your questions in #ubuntu-classroom-chat LjL
Added on: 2006-11-28 17:29:59
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ge ka <reply> ქართული ენაზე დახმარების მიღებისთვის გთხოვთ შემობრძანდით #ubuntu-ge / Kartuli enaze dakhmarebis mighebistvis gtkhovt shemobrdzandit #ubuntu-ge Seveas
Added on: 2006-11-28 21:46:10
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-09-26 18:58:34
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iceweasel <reply>Iceweasel's homepage is http://www.gnu.org/s…/gnuzilla/ with more detailed information at http://en.wikipedia.…/Iceweasel Hobbsee
Added on: 2006-11-29 03:21:05
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logs-#ubuntu-classroom <deleted><reply> For Ubuntu Classroom logs, please visit http://irclogs.ubuntu.com LjL
Added on: 2006-11-29 19:11:33
Last edited by nhandler
Last modified: 2010-10-22 11:56:25
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ubuntu+1 <reply> $curDevelLong is the codename for Ubuntu $curDevelNum. For technical support, see #ubuntu+1. For testing and QA feedback and help, see #ubuntu-quality. LjL
Added on: 2006-11-29 22:24:59
Last edited by housecat
Last modified: 2020-04-13 18:29:00
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questions-#ubuntu-classroom-chat question-#ubuntu-classroom question-#ubuntu-classroom-chat <reply> Please ask your questions here in #ubuntu-classroom-chat rather than #ubuntu-classroom (prefix them with "QUESTION: " or the instructor's nickname) LjL
Added on: 2006-11-29 22:37:06
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ldap <reply> LDAP is the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol. For more information, installation instructions and getting clients to authenticate via LDAP see https://help.ubuntu.…LDAPServer LjL
Added on: 2006-11-29 23:50:51
Last edited by stdin
Last modified: 2009-02-03 11:24:16
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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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bigiron <reply> Ubuntu's "bigiron" server kernel (linux-image-server-bigiron) is geared towards systems with more than 8 CPUs. bimberi
Added on: 2006-11-30 02:44:44
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oin <deleted><reply> The Open Invention Network (OIN) is a company that acquires patents and offer them royalty free "to any company, institution or individual that agrees not to assert its patents against the Linux operating system or certain Linux-related applications". See http://www.openinven…twork.com/ apokryphos
Added on: 2006-11-30 13:10:51
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-05-18 23:57:07
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logs-#ubuntu-classroom-chat <deleted><alias> logs-#ubuntu-classroom LjL
Added on: 2006-11-30 20:58:59
Last edited by nhandler
Last modified: 2010-10-22 11:56:22
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rosetta <reply>rosetta is a Web-based system for translating open source software into any language. See https://launchpad.net/rosetta tonyyarusso
Added on: 2006-12-01 01:05:19
Last edited by jussi01
Last modified: 2008-07-15 19:34:48
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grue <reply>The grue is a sinister, lurking presence in the dark places of the earth. Its favorite diet is adventurers, but its insatiable appetite is tempered by its fear of light. No grue has ever been seen by the light of day, and few have survived its fearsome jaws to tell the tale. Madpilot
Added on: 2006-12-01 07:01:30
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-11-24 17:10:42
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dualhead dual-head dual head dualmonitor dual monitors <reply> Information about dual-head on linux can be found on http://wiki.linuxque…i/DualHead - See also !Xinerama Seveas
Added on: 2006-12-01 23:30:58
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dvdiso dvd-torrent <reply> DVD ISOs are available via http://cdimage.ubunt…/releases/ bimberi
Added on: 2006-12-05 00:17:55
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uck a tool that helps you customise official Ubuntu Live CDs (including Kubuntu/Xubuntu and Edubuntu) to your needs. See http://uck.sourceforge.net/ apokryphos
Added on: 2006-12-07 20:30:37
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:42:49
Requested 225 times
envy <deleted><alias> envyng LjL
Added on: 2006-12-09 03:22:01
Last edited by genii-around
Last modified: 2011-05-25 17:30:48
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noicons <reply> To get rid of all icons on your gnome-desktop, run gconf-editor and edit the value /apps/nautilus/preferences/show_desktop tonyyarusso
Added on: 2006-12-09 05:01:33
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calendar <reply> calendar is at http://fridge.ubuntu…calendars/ apokryphos
Added on: 2006-12-09 15:59:41
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-11 21:11:04
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offtopic-#xubuntu offtopic-#xubuntu-devel xubuntu-channels ot-#xubuntu channels-#xubuntu channels-#xubuntu-devel channels-#xubuntu-offtopic <reply> #xubuntu is the Xubuntu support channel, #xubuntu-devel for discussion regarding development of Xubuntu, and #xubuntu-offtopic is for random chatter. Welcome! LjL
Added on: 2006-12-09 21:58:10
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shortcuts keytouch mediakeys shortcut keyboard shortcuts keys hotkeys hotkey <reply> Keyboard shortcuts can be set in System -> Preferences -> Keyboard Shortcuts. If your multimedia keys don't work with that, try the 'keytouch' package, explained at http://keytouch.sour…forge.net/ - See !Keyboard for changing layouts. A list of keyboard shortcuts for Unity is available at http://www.informit.…p;seqNum=3 LjL
Added on: 2006-12-10 21:23:38
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-30 15:24:04
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scrolling <deleted><alias> enter LjL
Added on: 2006-12-11 23:22:13
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:31:13
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fluxubuntu <deleted><alias> fluxbuntu apokryphos
Added on: 2006-12-12 15:57:52
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 15:23:23
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