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chanserv.py a ChanServ helper script for !XChat | https://github.com/s…hanserv.py Mez
Added on: 2007-01-17 06:53:54
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-31 06:42:28
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scoobysnack-#ubuntuforums <reply> Yuck! PriceChild
Added on: 2007-01-17 21:37:04
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ubunto <reply> It's spelled Ubuntu! with a U! *Ubuntu*! LjL
Added on: 2007-01-18 01:38:51
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usersplanet <reply> A new aggregation of blogs from Ubuntu users was set up. This differs from Planet Ubuntu (found at http://planet.ubuntu.com), and you do not need to be an official Ubuntu member to join. Please see http://ubuntuweblogs.org/ to discover and http://ubuntuweblogs…ubmit.html to submit your Ubuntu-related weblogs. tonyyarusso
Added on: 2007-01-19 07:14:44
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hurd <reply> The GNU Hurd is the GNU project's replacement for the Unix kernel. It is not ready for production use, as there are still many bugs and missing features. http://www.gnu.org/s…/hurd.html apokryphos
Added on: 2007-01-20 16:13:01
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plg <deleted><reply> Project Looking Glass is an environment with 3D windowing and visualization capabilities. Web site: https://lg3d-core.de….java.net/ - Demo: http://wwws.sun.com/…/demo.html - Live CD: https://lg3d-livecd.….java.net/ - Binary Builds: https://lg3d-core.de…uilds.html LjL
Added on: 2007-01-20 16:53:07
Last edited by jussi
Last modified: 2011-04-28 15:18:27
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compositor-#xubuntu <reply> To disable Xfce's built-in compositor, go to Settings Manager → Window Manager Tweaks → Compositor. To fix tearing, you can try Compton instead, for which Xubuntu includes default settings. somerville32
Added on: 2007-01-20 23:57:13
Last edited by Unit193
Last modified: 2015-12-01 23:50:29
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guidelines-#ubuntuforums <reply> See https://wiki.ubuntu.…Guidelines & https://launchpad.ne…duct/1.0.1 PriceChild
Added on: 2007-01-22 00:09:53
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:45:27
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etiquette-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> Unsure how you should behave on this channel? See !CoC, !Guidelines, !Offtopic, !Language, !Attitude, !Repeat, !Enter, !Paste, !NickSpam, !AskTheBot, !Offtopic4Offtopic - and most importantly, use common sense :-) LjL
Added on: 2007-01-22 02:17:50
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-01-18 06:15:25
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stop <deleted><reply> NOTICE - Please stop this discussion NOW. See !offtopic for things that are inappropriate to discuss in this channel. Continuing will result in action being taken. LjL
Added on: 2007-01-22 02:22:14
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 07:05:33
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ddebs <reply> Debugging symbol packages (ending in '-dbgsym') are available in a separate !APT repository at ddebs.ubuntu.com - more info at https://wiki.ubuntu.…20Packages Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-01-22 04:07:44
Last edited by hggdh
Last modified: 2019-03-03 23:10:15
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ripping-#kubuntu rip-#kubuntu <reply> To rip an Audio CD in KDE, Choose "Open Audio CD in Dolphin" from the Device Notifier (or enter the address audiocd:/), then just copy + paste the tracks in the format you want. You can configure the settings from System Settings -> (Advanced tab) Audio Cds Mez
Added on: 2007-01-22 15:20:46
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2010-10-30 01:45:19
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membership <reply>Ubuntu Membership means recognition of a significant and sustained contribution to Ubuntu and the Ubuntu community. For more info see https://wiki.ubuntu.…/NewMember Mez
Added on: 2007-01-22 16:02:33
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-12-04 22:29:06
Requested 91 times
arabic <reply> For Arabic language support, please : /join #ubuntu-arabic : للحصول على الدعم باللغة العربية LjL
Added on: 2007-01-22 19:07:42
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2008-09-30 14:28:21
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medibuntu w32codecs <reply>The Medibuntu project has come to an end and its repository is no longer maintained and is offline. LjL
Added on: 2007-01-22 19:29:22
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-11-25 18:30:11
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clone cloning <reply> To replicate your packages selection on another machine (or restore it if re-installing), you can use the !software package "apt-clone" - See also !automate LjL
Added on: 2007-01-22 21:25:00
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2013-11-07 22:13:08
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virtualbox vbox <reply> Virtualbox is a virtualizer for x86 and amd64 architectures. It's available in the package "virtualbox" in the !repositories, and you can download the Virtualbox Extension Pack for additional, non-Free functionality at http://virtualbox.org . Additional details can be found at https://help.ubuntu.…VirtualBox LjL
Added on: 2007-01-23 16:27:30
Last edited by pangolin
Last modified: 2011-11-29 12:28:51
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virtualizers vm virtualizer virtual machine virtual virtualisation virtualiser virtualisers <reply> There are several solutions for running other operating systems (or their programs) inside Ubuntu, while using the native CPU as much as possible: !QEmu (with !KQemu), !VirtualBox, !VMWare, as well as !WINE and !Cedega for Windows applications LjL
Added on: 2007-01-23 16:27:34
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-11-04 01:47:09
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logs-#ubuntuforums <deleted><reply> This channel is NOT officially logged. Logs for most other #*ubuntu* channels can be found at http://irclogs.ubuntu.com/ with LoCo channels at http://logs.ubuntu-e…/freenode/ PriceChild
Added on: 2007-01-24 20:15:24
Last edited by krytarik
Last modified: 2016-11-24 04:32:02
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twinview a feature provided by nvidia cards, which can be configured with nvidia-settings LjL
Added on: 2007-01-25 18:05:08
Last edited by ompaul
Last modified: 2008-08-10 08:38:34
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modules <reply> To compile modules and drivers that are not bundled with the standard kernel, for more info /msg $nick kernel , install the relevant package, usually called "<modulename>-source", and run « sudo module-assistant » (you will have to do this again after kernel updates). To prevent specific modules from loading, see /msg $nick blacklist LjL
Added on: 2007-01-26 02:51:55
Last edited by m4v
Last modified: 2013-02-28 16:58:33
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spec <reply> A spec is the details (specifications) of the components that make up software or a device. See: https://launchpad.ne…ntu/+specs for specifications in Ubuntu. Spec
Added on: 2007-01-26 18:21:47
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adept unlock <deleted><alias> aptlock LjL
Added on: 2007-01-27 01:07:45
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2014-05-09 15:05:33
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fiesty <reply> It is spelt "FEIsty" :) Mez
Added on: 2007-01-27 08:11:30
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-09-21 19:19:53
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bad-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Oh no, you just made me cry! :-( LjL
Added on: 2007-01-28 21:13:48
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support-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> The official Ubuntu support channel is #ubuntu (see http://ubuntu.com/support and http://ubuntuforums.org as well). Please be aware that this channel is mainly for other discussion. LjL
Added on: 2007-01-28 21:19:04
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-03-27 19:14:38
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vista <deleted>a recent version of Microsoft Windows. Discussion on Windows related topics is available in ##windows. General issues on moving from Windows to Ubuntu is convered in the wiki guide at https://help.ubuntu.…romWindows Seveas
Added on: 2007-01-30 21:00:06
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-08-12 04:25:24
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forkbomb <reply> A forkbomb spells certain doom. It is a command that will take all clock cycles on a computer and render the machine in dire need of a reboot! Spec
Added on: 2007-01-31 02:09:42
Last edited by ompaul
Last modified: 2007-05-02 21:02:20
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qa <reply>To change the importance of a bug, you need to be part of the Ubuntu QA team. see https://wiki.ubuntu.…m/UbuntuQA Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-01-31 10:29:22
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security <reply> Security Updates are dealt with here: https://help.ubuntu.…y/Security - See also !root, !firewall, !server, and !usn LjL
Added on: 2007-01-31 19:20:20
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-02-16 22:21:16
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dontdothat-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><alias> bad-#ubuntu-offtopic LjL
Added on: 2007-02-01 00:14:20
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-08-12 12:37:05
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metisse <deleted><reply>Metisse is Mandriva's composite window manager. For more information, see http://www.mandriva.…ts/metisse apokryphos
Added on: 2007-02-03 16:28:34
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-03-23 02:46:33
Requested 14 times
hate a thing we don't encourage - why waste your energy‽ ompaul
Added on: 2007-02-04 18:29:41
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-09-10 18:37:34
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staff staffers <deleted><reply> Hey christel, Corey, Dave2, Gary, Myrtti, Pricey, VorTechS, jayne, marienz, niko, nhandler, tomaw, ldunn, I could use a bit of your time :) Seveas
Added on: 2007-02-04 18:30:28
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2014-02-28 13:55:17
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au <reply> The Australian Local Community Team has channels here on freenode. They are #ubuntu-au for technical discussion, and #ubuntu-au-chat for social chatter. elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-02-06 10:55:00
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-02 04:22:43
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eff The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is a non-profit advocacy and legal organisation with the stated purpose of being dedicated to preserving free speech rights. http://www.eff.org/ elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-02-07 12:56:19
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synergy-#ubuntuforums <reply> Synergy is a means for the best threads on forums around the internet to be read by the masses. When a community admin or one of their delegated usergroups submits a thread, it enters the forum's "submission queue". Once every x hours (this number will be variable and based upon a number of factors) a thread from the queue will be accepted by the system at Zoints.com and then propagated across all Sy PriceChild
Added on: 2007-02-08 21:54:59
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upgradeproblem <deleted>There is a problem with the latest linux-image-generic package (is broken as for now) it is a known bug that is being sorted out here: https://launchpad.ne…+bug/83976 elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-02-09 15:06:46
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-04-07 17:30:43
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nick <reply> Your nick is how people know you on IRC. Please don't change your nicknames too often (use /nick newnick), or it creates a lot of confusion. You should also !register your nick with freenode. LjL
Added on: 2007-02-09 18:13:37
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-02 04:22:04
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spam <reply> Please don't spam Mez
Added on: 2007-02-11 16:34:50
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-01-18 06:12:29
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uvf <deleted>Upstream Version Freeze. For an exception, see https://wiki.ubuntu.…ionProcess Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-02-12 08:58:00
Last edited by nhandler
Last modified: 2010-02-21 16:36:09
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howdy <deleted><alias> hi LjL
Added on: 2007-02-13 19:30:07
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-10-14 19:09:57
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irda <reply> Information about using IrDA interfaces under Ubuntu can be found at https://help.ubuntu.…/IrdaHowto LjL
Added on: 2007-02-14 17:20:14
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newb <deleted><alias> noob PriceChild
Added on: 2007-02-15 02:06:10
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:40:51
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otherhelp <reply> If no-one here can help you you can try the ubuntu-users mailing list - https://lists.ubuntu…untu-users or the forums - http://ubuntuforums.org Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-02-16 03:07:54
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bg <reply> опитайте #ubuntu-bg за български потребители . try #ubuntu-bg for bulgarian users, and please idle there patiently apokryphos
Added on: 2007-02-19 19:34:56
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proxy <deleted><reply> Several Ubuntu channels prohibit access from open proxies and other anonymous connections due to a high level of abuse. The supported ways to hide your IP address on freenode are to use !Tor or get a !cloak Seveas
Added on: 2007-02-19 22:15:51
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2014-08-07 13:01:46
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java-#kubuntu <deleted><reply>To install a Java compiler/interpreter on Ubuntu, look at https://help.ubuntu.…unity/Java - For the Sun Java runtime install sun-java5-jre or sun-java6-jre from the !Multiverse repository. Jucato
Added on: 2007-02-22 06:51:50
Last edited by jussi01
Last modified: 2009-10-19 13:00:42
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goodbotuse <deleted>please do "!factoid > user" see here: for more details: https://wiki.ubuntu.…goodbotuse ompaul
Added on: 2007-02-25 13:14:01
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2010-01-17 10:56:49
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sysinfo-#ubuntuforums <reply> Please do not use sysinfo scripts in this channel. Doing so will result in a warning then ban. PriceChild
Added on: 2007-02-27 19:25:18
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