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ubuntu-make a command line tool which allows you to download the latest version of popular developer tools like android sdk and others. See https://wiki.ubuntu.…buntu-make k1l
Added on: 2016-03-17 01:12:31
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chrome-repo google-repo <reply> Google recently deprecated 32-bit Chrome, which causes errors on 64-bit multiarch Ubuntu systems. To fix this, run: sudo sed -i 's/deb http/deb [arch=amd64] http/' /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list /opt/google/chrome/cron/google-chrome k1l
Added on: 2016-03-10 16:24:36
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drown <reply> Ubuntu is not vulnerable to the SSLv2 DROWN attack. Please see http://ubottu.com/y/drown and https://drownattack.com/ for more information. Pici
Added on: 2016-03-01 15:15:51
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unity8 <reply> Unity8 is the next Unity Desktop running on Mir. It is already used on the smartphones running ubuntu-touch (!touch) and can be tested on the Desktop in 16.10 by selecting it on the login screen. k1l_
Added on: 2016-02-24 22:07:03
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daily-#kubuntu <reply> Daily builds of the images of the current development version of Kubuntu can be found at http://cdimage.ubunt…e/current/ genii
Added on: 2016-02-08 20:32:42
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membership-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> Service guarantees citizenship! rww
Added on: 2016-02-07 03:59:02
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nothingtoseehere-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Move along, move along, nothing to see here! genii
Added on: 2016-01-13 02:03:10
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emacs-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Ubuntu channels can only provide support for Ubuntu itself. Other operating systems have their own support channels. Please consult their websites for more information. rww
Added on: 2016-01-06 17:13:56
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ops-#ubuntustudio-offtopic <reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - zequence, zequence or zequence! Unit193
Added on: 2015-12-11 04:31:40
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ubuntustudio-channels offtopic-#ubuntustudio ot-#ubuntustudio ot-#ubuntustudio-devel offtopic-#ubuntustudio-devel channels-#ubuntustudio channels-#ubuntustudio-devel channels-#ubuntustudio-offtopic <reply> #ubuntustudio is the Ubuntu Studio support channel, #ubuntustudio-devel for discussion regarding development of Ubuntu Studio, and #ubuntustudio-offtopic is for random chatter. Thanks! Unit193
Added on: 2015-12-10 04:26:33
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meetings-#xubuntu-devel meetings-#xubuntu meetings-#xubuntu-offtopic <reply> Xubuntu community meetings are held in #xubuntu-devel - See https://wiki.ubuntu.…u/Meetings for meeting times, agenda and meeting archive - Other team meetings are held in #ubuntu-meeting, see !logs for more knome
Added on: 2015-12-06 18:23:45
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membershipboard <reply> The Membership Board consists of ahoneybun, cwayne18, elacheche, hggdh, IdleOne, iulian, jcastro, Kilos, marcoceppi, popey, rickspencer3, s-fox, toddy and wxl - they are here to help, just ask! :) You can also send them an email at ubuntu-membership-boards@lists.ubuntu.com Pici
Added on: 2015-12-03 18:10:48
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backports-#kubuntu <reply> If new updated packages are built for an application, they may go into Kubuntu Backports, which is one of the official Kubuntu PPAs. See https://community.kd…buntu/PPAs for more information. genii
Added on: 2015-11-04 21:03:16
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docs-#kubuntu <reply> Kubuntu documentation can be found at http://docs.kubuntu.org General linux documentation can be found at http://www.tldp.org and http://rute.2038bug.com genii
Added on: 2015-11-04 20:34:04
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xenial xerus 16.04 <reply> Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) is the current LTS release of Ubuntu. Download at http://www.ubuntu.com/download - Read the release notes at http://ubottu.com/y/xenial Pici
Added on: 2015-10-21 20:56:55
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lovethrice-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Three times the charm! genii
Added on: 2015-09-29 16:40:05
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winusb <reply> WinUSB is a tool for preparing bootable Windows Instalation USBs. Please see http://en.congelli.e…inusb.html for instructions on installation and use. #ubuntu does *not* provide support for this tool, so please do not ask for help here if it doesn't work for you. Jordan_U
Added on: 2015-08-11 22:32:49
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recovery-#ubuntu-touch <reply> You need to use the right recovery.img for your device when flashing with adb: see https://wiki.ubuntu.…vice-flash Pici
Added on: 2015-08-10 15:48:57
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offtopic-#lubuntu ot-#lubuntu ot-#lubuntu-devel offtopic-#lubuntu-devel <reply> #lubuntu is the Lubuntu support channel, #lubuntu-devel for discussion regarding development of Lubuntu, and #lubuntu-offtopic is for random chatter. Welcome! Unit193
Added on: 2015-08-09 23:08:24
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amd ati fglrx ayymd <reply> Open driver for AMD cards: amdgpu (cards >= GCN1.2 aka GCN 3rd gen), radeon (older cards). Closed drivers: amdgpu-pro (>= GCN1.2) fglrx (older cards, unsupported by AMD in 16.04+). For info on GCN levels, see https://en.wikipedia…sing_units . For fglrx info, see https://help.ubuntu.…rHowto/AMD knome
Added on: 2015-08-03 19:17:31
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xubuntu-core core-#xubuntu <reply> Xubuntu Core is a slimmed down version of Xubuntu that doesn't come with all the additional features of a full and modern desktop. To install: « sudo apt-get install xubuntu-core^ » (A xubuntu-core task is also available from the !minimal ISO) knome
Added on: 2015-07-08 00:51:08
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pkexec <reply> pkexec is a PolicyKit tool that allows an authorized user to run (graphical) applications as another user, similar to !gksu. knome
Added on: 2015-06-25 22:56:08
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on one server stop seeing users on the other. if this happening now, just relax and enjoy the show. See Pici
Added on: 2015-06-17 16:46:15
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a netsplit when two IRC servers of the same network (like freenode) disconnect from each other, so users Pici
Added on: 2015-06-17 16:46:12
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mirspec <reply> Details about Mir can be found here: https://wiki.ubuntu.…m/Mir/Spec genii
Added on: 2015-06-10 20:59:40
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mb-ping #ubuntu-meeting <reply>ahoneybun popey hggdh cwayne elacheche IdleOne iulian jcastro marcoceppi Kilos PabloRubianes rickspencer3 s-fox belkinsa toddy wxl popey
Added on: 2015-05-07 23:00:10
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willy <reply> It is spelt !wiLy :) Pici
Added on: 2015-05-04 14:43:35
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wily werewolf 15.10 <reply> Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) was the 23rd release of Ubuntu. Support ended on July 28th, 2016. See !eol, !eolupgrade and http://ubottu.com/y/wily Pici
Added on: 2015-05-04 14:33:33
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torrents-#lubuntu torrents-#lubuntu-offtopic torrents-#lubuntu-devel <reply> Lubuntu $curStable ($curStableNum) torrents can be downloaded from http://torrent.ubunt…so.torrent and http://torrent.ubunt…so.torrent Unit193
Added on: 2015-05-01 19:29:09
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donate-#kubuntu <reply> If you want to help make Kubuntu even better, visit http://www.kubuntu.org/donate to see how. To help with funding, https://www.kde.org/…donations/ instead. genii
Added on: 2015-04-27 17:44:23
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magnets-lts-#xubuntu magnets-lts-#xubuntu-devel magnets-lts-#xubuntu-offtopic <reply> Magnets for Xubuntu 16.04 (i386) magnet:?xt=urn:btih:b856f2e446905c1de85d65827bd4e18769993a11&tr=http://torrent.ubunt…9/announce (amd64) magnet:?xt=urn:btih:cdbe1d9f1511b4641f9cf29b640b22c51f14de5a&tr=http://torrent.ubunt…9/announce Unit193
Added on: 2015-04-23 20:35:35
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magnets-15.04-#xubuntu-devel <deleted><alias> magnets-15.04-#xubuntu knome
Added on: 2015-04-23 19:31:48
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magnets-15.04-#xubuntu <deleted><reply> Magnets for Xubuntu 15.04 (i386) magnet:?xt=urn:btih:8bc50171645e518b7008248336c2dec18d266490&tr=http://torrent.ubunt…9/announce (amd64) magnet:?xt=urn:btih:1b5fad4d440f07546fdf9e519b1f254352cd4680&tr=http://torrent.ubunt…9/announce knome
Added on: 2015-04-23 19:31:16
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paid <reply> If you've purchased software from the Software Centre and are experiencing issues please consult https://help.ubuntu.…munity/Pay genii
Added on: 2015-03-20 22:51:04
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mines5 <deleted>a banana. Also, a doofus. tonyyarusso
Added on: 2015-03-15 04:05:20
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backbox <reply> Backbox Linux is not a supported derivative of Ubuntu and is thus not supported in #ubuntu. Please use #backbox on irc.autistici.org or https://forum.backbox.org/ for help with it. rww
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ltse hwe <reply> The Ubuntu LTS enablement stacks provide newer kernel and X support for existing LTS releases, see https://wiki.ubuntu.…ementStack IdleOne
Added on: 2015-02-08 14:00:25
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enablementstack <reply> The Ubuntu LTS enablement stacks provide newer kernel and X support for existing LTS releases. see https://wiki.ubuntu.…ementStack k1l
Added on: 2015-02-08 13:52:20
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btw if anyone <deleted>interested, I do the Ubuntu Release Parties for Toronto, Canada. genii
Added on: 2014-12-09 22:00:22
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ubuntucore snappy <reply> Ubuntu Core is a rendition of Ubuntu with transactional updates using "snappy". For discussion and support, please visit #snappy and see http://www.ubuntu.com/snappy/ rww
Added on: 2014-12-09 21:35:30
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drunk <deleted>alias drink IdleOne
Added on: 2014-11-12 02:29:10
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random-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>9 Flannel
Added on: 2014-11-08 20:21:24
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bootrepair <reply> Boot-Repair is a simple tool to repair frequent boot issues you may encounter in Ubuntu. See https://help.ubuntu.…oot-Repair for more info. k1l
Added on: 2014-11-05 21:27:32
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ops-#ubuntu-server croooooak <deleted>a solo hooy spambot rww
Added on: 2014-11-05 07:05:07
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plasma5 <reply> Kubuntu Plasma 5 is a tech preview. To test it out, see http://cdimage.ubunt…e/current/ . If you find a bug, you can also check it with kubuntu-ci images for latest builds. rww
Added on: 2014-10-24 19:39:39
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upgradeofflts upgradelts <reply> To upgrade from an LTS release of Ubuntu to the next (non-LTS) release, run sudoedit /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades and change the prompt= line to "prompt=normal". Then, do sudo do-release-upgrade to begin the upgrade. rww
Added on: 2014-10-24 03:17:33
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systemd-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Everyone arguing about systemd is wrong. See http://uselessd.dark…tiSystemd/ and ask a chanop to do @random systemd sysvinit to decide a winner. rww
Added on: 2014-10-21 19:13:02
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schedule-#ubuntu-release-party <deleted><reply> A schedule of Utopic Unicorn (14.10) release milestones can be found here: https://wiki.ubuntu.…seSchedule genii
Added on: 2014-10-21 15:31:43
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vivid vervet 15.04 <reply> Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) was the 22nd release of Ubuntu. Support ended on February 4, 2016. See !eol, !eolupgrade and http://ubottu.com/y/vivid Pici
Added on: 2014-10-20 13:41:09
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magnets-#xubuntu magnets-#xubuntu-devel magnets-#xubuntu-offtopic <reply> Magnets for Xubuntu 17.04 (amd64) magnet:?xt=urn:btih:aee3499cb4276c6f15bed91705717cb2c02100b2&tr=http://torrent.ubunt…9/announce (i386) magnet:?xt=urn:btih:278bf8bbf551cd987836877daa79b1180b9bf256&tr=http://torrent.ubunt…9/announce knome
Added on: 2014-10-18 23:10:51
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