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sysresccd <reply> SystemRescueCd is a Linux system on a bootable CD-ROM. It contains a number of admin tools including gparted and partimage. http://sysresccd.org/Main_Page ompaul
Added on: 2007-02-27 21:16:25
Last edited by Seveas
Last modified: 2007-03-04 12:21:38
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pastebin-#kubuntu <deleted><reply> For posting multi-line texts into the channel, please use http://paste.kde.org | 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. tonyyarusso
Added on: 2007-02-27 23:39:07
Last edited by valorie
Last modified: 2017-04-16 23:57:08
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return <deleted><alias> enter PriceChild
Added on: 2007-03-01 17:44:48
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:31:17
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support-#ubuntuforums-beginners <reply> This channel is for the Ubuntu Beginners Transitioning team. While we'll be glad to help you, you may find better luck in #ubuntu or one of the more specialised support channels. ompaul
Added on: 2007-03-07 20:00:51
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piracy warez illegal cracking <reply> piracy discussion and other questionably legal practices are not welcome in the Ubuntu channels. Please take this discussion elsewhere or abstain from it altogether. This includes linking to pirated software, music, and video. Also see !guidelines and !o4o elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-03-11 14:52:32
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2011-07-19 19:43:02
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ops-#ubuntu-ohio <reply>Help! jacobmp92, meatballhat, rrittenhouse, PWill or Vorian. PriceChild
Added on: 2007-03-14 01:05:05
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ops-#ubuntu-us <reply> Help! nixternal, pleia2, atoponce, etank, Zelut or jono! PriceChild
Added on: 2007-03-14 01:06:52
Last edited by PriceChild
Last modified: 2007-12-16 23:13:29
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tor-gpg <deleted><reply> freenode blocks connections from Tor users on its regular servers. Users registered with nickserv can connect to freenode's Tor hidden service instead; see http://freenode.net/….shtml#tor for instructions. For help, ask in #freenode. nalioth
Added on: 2007-03-14 06:43:29
Last edited by ezri
Last modified: 2016-03-09 21:23:12
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tor-#ubuntu-proxy-users <deleted><alias> hostmask PriceChild
Added on: 2007-03-14 17:50:31
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-02 03:41:37
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importance-#ubuntu-bugs importance-#ubuntu-motu <reply> You can learn about setting bug importance at https://wiki.ubuntu.…Importance LjL
Added on: 2007-03-14 23:13:49
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library packaging guide lib-p-g <reply> http://www.netfort.g…guide.html fdoving
Added on: 2007-03-18 00:50:56
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roadnav <deleted>a free street mapping and GPS navigation program with spoken directions, using free data available from the U.S. Census Bureau (TIGER, at http://www.census.go…ww/tiger/) and the OpenStreetMap project (at http://www.openstreetmap.org/) - An !Edgy compatible package can be downloaded at http://roadnav.sourc…forge.net/ LjL
Added on: 2007-03-18 14:09:53
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2019-11-27 20:44:10
Requested 17 times
gps maps <reply> Street mapping and GPS navigation software available for Ubuntu includes Navit, MoNav (http://code.google.c…p/monav/), Gosmore (free vector maps from OSM), GpsDrive (GTK, raster maps, free), !GoogleEarth (Qt, proprietary vector maps, proprietary) LjL
Added on: 2007-03-18 14:13:20
Last edited by bazhang
Last modified: 2011-04-30 11:45:36
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automate <reply> Ways to automate installation of Ubuntu on multiple machines are described at https://help.ubuntu.…6/apb.html - See also !cloning LJL
Added on: 2007-03-21 01:00:24
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2015-09-28 14:51:35
Requested 1017 times
kickstart <reply> Ways to automate installation of Ubuntu on multiple machines are described at https://help.ubuntu.…4/apb.html - See also !cloning LJL
Added on: 2007-03-21 01:00:32
Last edited by Jordan_U
Last modified: 2014-12-04 23:22:27
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opsnack happiness <reply>Chocolate! And Strawberries! And ICE CREAM! Ooo! and 60 minutes +m! Amaranth
Added on: 2007-03-26 19:44:08
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-06-06 02:13:45
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fix adept <deleted><alias> aptlock LjL
Added on: 2007-03-26 21:39:16
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2014-05-09 15:01:53
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dist-upgrade distupgrade <reply> A dist-upgrade will install new dependencies for packages already installed and may remove packages if they are no longer needed. This will not bring you to a new release of Ubuntu, see !upgrade if that is your intention. Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-03-27 15:46:32
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2012-01-26 13:32:57
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coc-jbj <reply> a/s/l? Seveas
Added on: 2007-03-27 17:37:09
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usersnack <reply> Are peanut husks ok? The ops ate the chocolates and peanuts already... elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-03-28 17:27:44
Last edited by elkbuntu
Last modified: 2007-04-11 13:44:19
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ontopic-#kubuntu <reply> #kubuntu is the Kubuntu support channel, #ubuntu+1 supports the development version of Ubuntu and #kubuntu-offtopic is for random chatter. Welcome! Jucato
Added on: 2007-03-29 07:29:16
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editing uwn editing-#ubuntu-marketing https://wiki.ubuntu.…ngPolicies Seveas
Added on: 2007-03-29 13:19:27
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scoobysnacks <reply> I prefer botsnacks, but thanks for the thought. elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-03-29 13:34:30
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ies4linux <deleted><reply> is a script that quickly and effortlessly helps you install 3 versions of IE in Wine. Information can be found at http://www.tatanka.c…/Main_Page including instructions specifically for Ubuntu. ies4linux is aimed at web designers and ie-only sites, so please, dont use any of the IEs to navigate! Use !browsers ! elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-03-29 15:19:57
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 15:29:49
Requested 162 times
jigdo the jigsaw downloader for building cd isos. for more information see http://www.debian.or…/jigdo-cd/ Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-03-30 04:16:41
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asl <reply> Most of us don't speak American Sign Language; please try English instead. ✌ Amaranth
Added on: 2007-03-30 07:09:15
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-05-16 04:11:45
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nvu <reply> kompozer is a WYSIWYG HTML editor for easily creating web pages, and the continuation of the dead Nvu project. It is available in !Universe on !Gutsy and later releases. tonyyarusso
Added on: 2007-03-31 06:17:02
Last edited by genii-around
Last modified: 2011-05-27 15:52:57
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seamonkey <reply> Seamonkey, formerly known as "Mozilla Application Suite", is available at http://www.mozilla.o…seamonkey/ with install instructions for ubuntu at http://ubuntuforums.…p?t=186011 Seveas
Added on: 2007-03-31 13:52:30
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owner $hr$Be sure to drink your ovaltine! botmaster master <reply> This bot is owned by Pici, and hosted on a Linode - http://linode.com - Questions about ubottu should be asked in #ubuntu-bots-team or #ubuntu-bots-devel Seveas
Added on: 2007-03-31 16:28:04
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2015-08-04 21:59:54
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flavors variant flavor variants flavours <reply> Recognized Ubuntu flavors build on Ubuntu and provide a different user experience out of the box. They are supported both in #ubuntu and in their flavor channel. For a list, see https://www.ubuntu.c…u-flavours LjL
Added on: 2007-04-01 16:45:59
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-04-16 08:19:06
Requested 897 times
ops-#ubuntu-devel <reply>Help! Channel emergency! mneptok, Hobbsee, cjwatson, lamont, kees, darkwing, Unit193, idleone, infinity, Laney, or slangasek! gnomefreak
Added on: 2007-04-02 11:59:08
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2020-06-14 23:47:14
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ops-#ubuntu-bugs <reply> Help! Channel emergency! bdmurray, hggdh, Unit193 gnomefreak
Added on: 2007-04-02 12:01:59
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2020-06-14 23:47:19
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ops-#ubuntu-motu <reply>Help! Hobbsee, Riddell, sladen, fbond, mneptok, gnomefreak, Seveas, dholbach, elky, Unit193, PriceChild, or jpds! gnomefreak
Added on: 2007-04-02 12:04:50
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2020-06-14 23:47:25
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ops-#ubuntu-meeting <reply> Help! Seveas, Hobbsee, LjL, ompaulafk, Keybuk, mdz, sabdfl, janimo, ogra, mdke, dholbach, or jono gnomefreak
Added on: 2007-04-02 12:12:49
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ops-#ubuntu-kernel <reply> Help! lamont, zul, T-Bone, mdz, or jdub gnomefreak
Added on: 2007-04-02 12:16:11
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ops-#ubuntu-mozillateam <reply> Help! dfarning, hjmf, Yawner, asac, Admiral_Chicago, or gnomefreak gnomefreak
Added on: 2007-04-02 12:17:53
Last edited by gnomefreak
Last modified: 2007-04-02 12:18:17
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anything anything. anything! anything!! <reply> So, you wanted to lure me into saying I don't know anything about anything? Yeah, that would be funny, of course. Now leave me alone. LjL
Added on: 2007-04-02 19:25:48
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scanners <reply> Scanning software: XSane, the GIMP (GNOME), Skanlite (KDE). For instructions see https://help.ubuntu.…nningHowTo and to see supported hardware: https://wiki.ubuntu.…tsScanners - See also !OCR Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-04-07 15:23:25
Last edited by jussi01
Last modified: 2008-11-05 11:59:40
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pidgin gaim <reply> The Instant Messenger client Pidgin (formerly Gaim) (https://help.ubuntu.…ty/Pidgin) supports MSN, XMPP (Jabber, GTalk and variants), AIM, Gadu-Gadu, Novell Groupwise, ICQ, YIM, IRC and others. See also !Kopete tonyyarusso
Added on: 2007-04-08 08:06:32
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:53:50
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gutsy gibbon 7.10 <reply> Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) was the seventh release of Ubuntu. End Of Life: April 18th, 2009. See !eol and !upgrade for more details. Seveas
Added on: 2007-04-12 10:23:51
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-04-22 17:58:07
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gusty <reply> It is spelt !guTSy :) elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-04-12 11:52:01
Last edited by PriceChild
Last modified: 2007-09-03 01:25:03
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dhcp Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol, a protocol for automatic IP assignment from a router. Ubuntu uses dhclient as a DHCP client but other ones (and DHCP servers too) can be obtained from the !repos. More info at http://en.wikipedia.…/wiki/DHCP tonyyarusso
Added on: 2007-04-12 20:24:23
Last edited by tonyyarusso
Last modified: 2007-04-12 20:25:10
Requested 187 times
names <reply> Ubuntu has an $adjective $animal naming scheme, summarized (and with a list of suggested words which you can add to) at https://wiki.ubuntu.…tCodeNames tonyyarusso
Added on: 2007-04-13 06:43:42
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overshare tmi <reply>Um thanks... We *really* did not need to know that... elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-04-14 17:28:39
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moztest mozillatest <reply> The Mozilla-testing repos can be found at: https://launchpad.ne…ox-aurora. Please remember these are testing repos, the packages in these repos are not stable and may break things on your system. Use with caution. Please report bugs found from these packages to: https://wiki.ubuntu.…aTeam/Bugs gnomefreak
Added on: 2007-04-18 18:58:22
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-03-23 02:49:06
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mozillateam <reply> Information on the Ubuntu Mozilla team can be found at: https://wiki.ubuntu.…ozillaTeam gnomefreak
Added on: 2007-04-18 19:00:09
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releaseparty rp <reply> Please remember that #ubuntu, #kubuntu, #xubuntu, #edubuntu, and #lubuntu are support channels. To countdown to !Saucy release and then party once it happens, join #ubuntu-release-party - For in-person parties, see http://loco.ubuntu.c…obal/2534/ tonyyarusso
Added on: 2007-04-19 05:35:09
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-10-14 00:25:54
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party parties release-party countdown <reply> Please remember that our support channels are for technical support and not general chat. To countdown to !$curDevelLower release and then party once it happens, join #ubuntu-release-party. Thank you! :) tonyyarusso
Added on: 2007-04-19 05:37:00
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2019-10-17 14:56:37
Requested 721 times
meetings-#edubuntu meeting-#edubuntu <reply> Edubuntu meetings are (usually) held weekly on Wednesdays, alternating between 12:00 UTC and 20:00 UTC. « @schedule » may show when the next one will be, otherwise check the !fridge. All welcome! bimberi
Added on: 2007-04-19 06:35:59
Last edited by bimberi
Last modified: 2007-05-02 22:57:54
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final beta already <reply> If you install a development version of Ubuntu $curDevel and keep up with package updates, then you will be upgraded to the official release of $curDevelNum when it comes out. To make sure, type « sudo apt update && sudo apt full-upgrade » in a terminal. LjL
Added on: 2007-04-19 18:02:54
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2016-02-26 22:24:21
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