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in india <reply> #ubuntu-in is the channel for Ubuntu in India ompaul
Added on: 2008-06-07 21:56:20
Last edited by ompaul
Last modified: 2008-06-07 21:57:25
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repomirror-#kubuntu <deleted><reply>To find the fastest repo available, go to Adept - Manage Repositories and select "Other" from the drop down list, then click "Find Best Server" jussi01
Added on: 2008-06-07 22:17:31
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2014-05-09 15:05:20
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popey <deleted>the UK alternative to elvis. Daviey
Added on: 2008-06-09 14:28:09
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-07-08 02:18:07
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fail-#ubuntu-ops <reply>FAILZ! jussi01
Added on: 2008-06-09 14:33:56
Last edited by jussi01
Last modified: 2008-06-09 14:34:07
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ot-#ubuntu-ops <deleted><reply> And the magical fairies came in and stole the crown from underneath the apple tree... Mez
Added on: 2008-06-11 14:45:54
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-03-21 04:57:32
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ircteam <reply> https://wiki.ubuntu.…RC/IrcTeam Mez
Added on: 2008-06-11 18:49:31
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2010-01-17 11:02:26
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torgpg <deleted><alias> tor-gpg Pici
Added on: 2008-06-12 18:09:07
Last edited by ezri
Last modified: 2016-03-09 21:23:04
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twss-#ubuntustudio-devel <reply>Thats what she said! jussi01
Added on: 2008-06-13 23:23:18
Last edited by jussi01
Last modified: 2008-06-13 23:23:38
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hardysources <reply> In System->Admin->Software Sources, enable (main) (universe) (restricted) and (multiverse) and disable the Cdrom on the Ubuntu Software tab. On the Updates tab, enable (hardy-security) and (hardy-updates). nickrud
Added on: 2008-06-14 07:57:12
Last edited by Seeker`
Last modified: 2008-06-19 01:24:13
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ff3 <deleted><reply> Firefox 3 Final is currently in the Hardy package repositories. For best results, do not install via archives downloaded from mozilla.com. Pici
Added on: 2008-06-17 22:06:12
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-06-30 17:20:17
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splash-#kubuntu <reply> To change your KDE splash screen go to System Settings -> Appearance -> Splash Screen stdin
Added on: 2008-06-18 03:43:26
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2010-10-30 01:34:00
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upnp mediatomb <reply> To stream media to other UPNP aware devices (such as the Xbox, PS3, or iRadio) you need a UPNP server. See !info mediatomb for information regarding the MediaTomb package Mez
Added on: 2008-06-21 01:04:52
Last edited by Mez
Last modified: 2008-06-21 01:08:28
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beer <deleted><reply> Beer is always appreciated. Amaranth
Added on: 2008-06-24 04:30:24
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2009-09-15 06:00:00
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label <reply> To rename the labels of your partitions, see https://help.ubuntu.…eUSBDrive. jrib
Added on: 2008-06-25 00:23:45
Last edited by jrib
Last modified: 2008-06-25 00:24:29
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squid a caching proxy for the Web. See: https://help.ubuntu.…SquidGuard See: http://www.squid-cache.org ompaul
Added on: 2008-06-29 01:37:11
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:33:49
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meaningoflife <reply>42. Hobbsee
Added on: 2008-06-29 08:14:38
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icqbug <deleted><reply> If you use Hardy or Gutsy, and are getting the message "The client version you are using is too old" when conneting to ICQ with Pidgin, please check for new updates. Pici
Added on: 2008-07-02 16:06:33
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-02 02:32:01
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sfd <reply> Software Freedom Day, Saturday 17th September 2011 http://softwarefreedomday.org/ Get involved ompaul
Added on: 2008-07-06 04:05:54
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2011-04-11 20:36:54
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kvm the preferred virtualization approach in Ubuntu. For more information see https://help.ubuntu.…munity/KVM Myrtti
Added on: 2008-07-07 22:33:19
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2008-07-07 22:33:36
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support-#kubuntu <reply> The official Kubuntu support channel is #kubuntu. Also see http://www.kubuntu.c…upport.php Pici
Added on: 2008-07-08 15:59:07
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avant <deleted><alias> awn Pici
Added on: 2008-07-09 19:21:36
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-04-11 20:00:52
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chomp-#kubuntu-offtopic <deleted><alias>chomp-#ubuntu-offtopic jussi01
Added on: 2008-07-11 09:33:16
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-08-12 12:35:47
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1sustainableresource <deleted><reply> the only everlasting, sustainable resources are human stupidity, ignorance and avarice. nickrud
Added on: 2008-07-12 01:27:35
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-02-18 17:46:11
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web2.0-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Welcome to - http://zombo.com/ Myrtti
Added on: 2008-07-14 02:59:53
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todo-#ubuntu-motu <reply> Looking for something todo? Look no further! Check out https://wiki.ubuntu.…/MOTU/TODO for a quick list of suggestions. jpds
Added on: 2008-07-14 09:55:15
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python a popular Object Oriented scripting language included in Ubuntu. For more on Python please see http://www.python.org/ or #python gnomefreak
Added on: 2008-07-16 13:09:53
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-10-05 11:55:43
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cookies <reply> Cookies are delicious delicacies. Flannel
Added on: 2008-07-16 21:18:36
Last edited by Flannel
Last modified: 2008-07-23 12:27:43
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serverguide guide <reply> The Ubuntu server guide may be found at https://help.ubuntu.…rverguide/ jpds
Added on: 2008-07-20 19:30:54
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:54:04
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gettingstarted <reply> A great place to start your MOTU adventure is https://wiki.ubuntu.…ingStarted nickrud
Added on: 2008-07-21 05:01:13
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xubuntu-compiz <deleted><reply> You can find an excellent tutorial on how to configure Xubuntu with compiz at http://xubuntublog.w…y-xubuntu/ Flannel
Added on: 2008-07-21 06:01:23
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2013-11-10 17:09:56
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opendns <deleted><reply>To set up OpenDNS in Ubuntu, see https://store.opendn…ce/ubuntu/ jpds
Added on: 2008-07-23 16:16:31
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 15:52:09
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botclone botcloning <reply> $nick uses supybot, which is available in the main !repositories, with additional plugins that are available at https://ubottu.com/clone.html - to help out with ubottu development please join #ubuntu-bots-devel :) stdin
Added on: 2008-07-24 01:34:39
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 07:01:37
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hal-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that. Pici
Added on: 2008-07-25 17:17:03
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2014-08-15 18:16:21
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ontv <reply>Just because someone on TV said something offensive, it does not make it ok for you to repeat it here. It is still offensive. Please use common sense and be considerate of others. elkbuntu
Added on: 2008-07-26 12:07:45
Last edited by elkbuntu
Last modified: 2008-07-26 12:08:21
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uwn <reply> The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter may be found at: https://wiki.ubuntu.…Newsletter jpds
Added on: 2008-07-26 19:49:25
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dkms <reply>DKMS is Dynamic Kernel Module Support. See https://launchpad.net/dkms for more. elkbuntu
Added on: 2008-07-27 09:52:47
Last edited by Flannel
Last modified: 2008-07-27 10:06:21
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ultamatix ultramatix <reply> Ultamatix is not recommended, supported, or needed by Ubuntu. Use of this software may cause damage to your Ubuntu install. Do not suggest its use in this channel. See http://mjg59.livejou…99905.html and !automatix for more info. Flannel
Added on: 2008-07-29 20:03:09
Last edited by jussi01
Last modified: 2008-11-02 12:44:05
Requested 102 times
purexfce purexubuntu <reply> If you want to remove all !KDE and !Gnome packages and have a default !Xubuntu system follow the instructions here « http://www.psychocat…u/purexfce » stdin
Added on: 2008-07-30 21:41:26
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2013-02-08 23:37:30
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openvpn <reply> OpenVPN is a vpn technology in Ubuntu, sudo apt-get install openvpn and then see http://openvpn.net/ and see the documentation "HOWTO" noting you have already installed it. ;-) It rocks! ompaul
Added on: 2008-08-04 15:44:00
Last edited by ompaul
Last modified: 2008-08-04 15:46:07
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lovetoo <deleted><reply> Love is a perky elf dancing a merry little jig, then suddenly he turns on you with a miniature machine gun. Myrtti
Added on: 2008-08-05 08:53:24
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-12-11 17:47:26
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fud <reply>Please do not fall prey to, or spread FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt) - it is not welcome here! Please see http://en.wikipedia.…_and_doubt jussi01
Added on: 2008-08-06 17:03:48
Last edited by Flannel
Last modified: 2008-08-31 23:44:02
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pickup <reply> Just a tip: talking about finding and/or picking up guys/chicks is rude to the people of whichever gender who are in this channel and dont feel like being 'found' or 'picked up'. This is not a speed dating channel. elkbuntu
Added on: 2008-08-14 10:46:13
Last edited by elkbuntu
Last modified: 2008-08-14 10:48:53
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newdrive newharddrive newhd <reply> For help with adding a new hard disk drive to an installed system, refer to https://help.ubuntu.…wHardDrive - see also !fstab Mez
Added on: 2008-08-20 17:52:09
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lb <reply> The Lebanese LoCo team is only a couple of clicks away. Discover its flavor in #ubuntu-lb jrib
Added on: 2008-08-30 16:27:28
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2008-08-30 16:43:37
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ops-#ubuntu-fi <reply> ninnnu, ath, Reaby, Nakkel, Vililikku, Tm_T, Myrtti, mjr, Koffa, Mirv, Telep, rhkfin tai heikki! AAAPPPUUUUVA! apuva, apuva aaapuuuva! Myrtti
Added on: 2008-09-01 13:35:53
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badident <reply> Unfortunately, your irc client has been configured with an ident containing an objectionable word. We don't allow such objectionable idents into our main channels as it offends a lot of people. Your ident is not your nickname. Once you've changed your ident, please disconnect from freenode and reconnect. You will be automatically let back into the channel you tried to join. elkbuntu
Added on: 2008-09-06 11:16:31
Last edited by mneptok
Last modified: 2010-07-11 07:27:02
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jaunty jackalope 9.04 <reply> Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) was the tenth release of Ubuntu. End Of Life: October 23, 2010. See !eol and !upgrade for more details. Flannel
Added on: 2008-09-09 03:26:15
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-10-21 16:09:52
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fixed <reply> It's fixed! stdin
Added on: 2008-09-10 23:16:12
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sysrq reisub <reply> In an emergency, you may be able to shutdown cleanly and reboot by holding down Alt+PrintScreen and typing slowly, in succession, S, U and B. For an explanation, see http://en.wikipedia.…_SysRq_key ompaul
Added on: 2008-09-12 20:29:51
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2019-10-03 18:24:32
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downfor <reply>To check whether or not a website is really down, please use http://downforeveryo…ustme.com/ (requires Javascript) instead of polling the channel. Thank you! ompaul
Added on: 2008-09-14 10:17:51
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2008-09-14 12:51:29
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