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handbrake a an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded video transcoder, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows. - http://handbrake.fr mneptok
Added on: 2009-02-06 18:55:25
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gender <reply>yes, I can confirm I am a female bot :) jussi01
Added on: 2009-02-03 08:13:42
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ops channel ban list <deleted>full.. we need some housekeeping Jack_Sparrow
Added on: 2009-02-02 20:49:00
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Last modified: 2009-05-18 23:54:32
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dad <deleted><reply> DaD was an alternative to !mom and has been shutdown in February 2009, see http://dad.dunnewind…et/end.php Pici
Added on: 2009-01-29 20:18:36
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Last modified: 2011-05-26 02:25:45
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sanity-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>The statistics on sanity is that one out of every four persons are suffering from some sort of mental illness. Think of your three best friends — if they’re okay, then it’s you. Amaranth
Added on: 2009-01-28 05:28:43
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synopsis-#ubuntu-motu The synopsis line (the short description) should be concise. See http://www.debian.or…g-synopsis for Best Practices. Myrtti
Added on: 2009-01-26 14:08:57
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longdesc-#ubuntu-motu <reply> The long description should provide all the information needed to let the user decide whether to install the package. See http://www.debian.or…p-pkg-desc for Best Practices. Myrtti
Added on: 2009-01-26 14:05:24
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Last modified: 2009-01-26 14:07:20
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recursion-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> see: !recursion Flannel
Added on: 2009-01-25 08:12:06
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Last modified: 2009-01-25 08:12:29
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jussi01 <deleted><alias> jus jussi01
Added on: 2009-01-22 19:35:32
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Last modified: 2009-06-14 09:48:59
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give me a test <reply> Oh no, I won't, I'm not like some of those nasty scripts' users! LjL
Added on: 2009-01-22 02:28:48
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pgp <reply>gpg is the GNU Privacy Guard. See https://help.ubuntu.…GuardHowto and class #8 on https://wiki.ubuntu.…ranscripts | Watch http://static.screen…atePGP.ogv Pici
Added on: 2009-01-18 19:40:45
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Last modified: 2012-05-12 10:26:48
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troll <deleted><alias> atroll tonyyarusso
Added on: 2009-01-18 06:48:59
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Last modified: 2011-01-15 09:08:59
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trolling <deleted><alias> atroll tonyyarusso
Added on: 2009-01-18 06:48:22
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support-#kubuntu-devel <reply> The official Kubuntu support channel is #kubuntu. Please be aware that this channel is for development only. Pici
Added on: 2009-01-16 19:35:42
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devsupport support-#ubuntu-motu support-#ubuntu-devel <reply> The official ubuntu support channel is #ubuntu. Please be aware that this channel is for development only. Pici
Added on: 2009-01-16 19:29:36
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brokenmsn <deleted><reply> MS upgraded their MSN Messenger servers, causing newest 3rd party clients unable to connect. Workaround for pidgin 2.5.2 users is « sudo apt-get install msn-pecan » Restart pidgin, create an account of type wlm and supply your MSN credentials Tm_T
Added on: 2009-01-12 16:34:49
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Last modified: 2016-02-22 00:20:24
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bacon-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> I've always considered bacon to be the candybar of meats... http://xkcd.com/418/ http://weebls-stuff.…Bacon.html Flannel
Added on: 2009-01-12 08:57:11
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Last modified: 2015-02-15 05:34:20
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ninjas-#kubuntu-devel <reply> yofel, acheronuk, tsimonq2, santa_, wxl: we need your attention! stdin
Added on: 2009-01-10 18:22:18
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qtparted <deleted><reply> QtParted is a !Qt/!KDE !GUI partitioning program. Use !Adept !KPackageKit or !Synaptic to install or type « sudo apt-get install qtparted » in a console. - QtParted is no longer available in Jaunty (9.04) and up, see !PartitionManager stdin
Added on: 2009-01-08 12:18:15
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Last modified: 2011-05-27 15:54:59
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section <reply> Please see http://www.debian.or…ubsections for a list of valid sections that you can use in your debian/control file, for debian packaging Hobbsee
Added on: 2009-01-06 02:22:25
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offtopic-#kubuntu-devel <reply> #kubuntu-devel is the development channel for Kubuntu, please use #kubuntu for support questions and #kubuntu-offtopic for general chatter. Thanks stdin
Added on: 2008-12-20 14:41:02
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uninstall <reply> To learn how to uninstall applications in Ubuntu - please visit http://www.cyberciti…t-command/ Mez
Added on: 2008-12-17 15:25:19
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wobblywu-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> I take it back, i WOULD be very glad to see him! :( LjL
Added on: 2008-12-15 00:12:12
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inx <deleted><reply> INX is an Ubuntu derivative, "Is Not X" - see http://inx.maincontent.net/ and Launchpad - Support in #inx (not in Ubuntu channels) ompaul
Added on: 2008-12-12 21:53:24
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potd-#kubuntu-offtopic <reply> PoTD is Picture of The Day stdin
Added on: 2008-12-07 01:44:20
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Last modified: 2008-12-07 03:55:05
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my <reply> bantuan bahasa melayu? sila /join #ubuntu-my jrib
Added on: 2008-12-02 15:34:13
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Last modified: 2011-09-03 21:49:39
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th <reply> Please type /join #ubuntu-th for Ubuntu in Thailand. elkbuntu
Added on: 2008-12-01 09:04:30
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Last modified: 2012-06-26 02:59:58
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fail-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Shaka, when the walls fell. LjL
Added on: 2008-11-29 22:06:12
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Last modified: 2016-05-02 18:46:59
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hotornot <reply> We tend to strongly discourage hot-or-not style discussions about women, as they're known to discourage female geeks from participating in communities. Female participation in geek communities is really low (less than 2% on average :( ), so lets not discourage any more! See also !girls and !women for more information on how to help stop this tragedy. elkbuntu
Added on: 2008-11-25 08:53:16
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Last modified: 2008-11-25 08:54:12
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runlevels runlevel <reply> In Ubuntu all runlevels except 0,1 and 6 are by default equal. Also keep in mind that Ubuntu now uses !Upstart instead of System V init so there is normally no /etc/inittab. Pici
Added on: 2008-11-17 16:12:48
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crosspost crossposting <reply> Please don't ask the same question in multiple Ubuntu channels at the same time. Many helpers are in more than one channel and it's not fair to them or the other people seeking support. Pici
Added on: 2008-11-17 15:45:49
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rms-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> Richard Matthew Stallman, founder of the GNU project. See !GNU and also http://en.wikipedia.…d_Stallman LjL
Added on: 2008-11-16 22:52:36
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default-#kubuntu dolphin <reply> To change the default application for a filetype, go to System Settings -> Advanced -> File Associations, or System Setting -> File Associations in KDE 4.5+ LjL
Added on: 2008-11-15 20:31:35
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Last modified: 2011-03-28 18:29:33
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puppy-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> No, you can't have a puppy. Much less when you're riotkittie Pici
Added on: 2008-11-14 01:17:00
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crackports <reply> <StevenK> You don't randoming just say 'do it' on the SRU team at the consistent volume that the crackports team does. Also, it's all jdong's fault Hobbsee
Added on: 2008-11-07 05:48:24
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mjg59 <reply> mjg59 says that !ultamatix is "nowhere near the most condescending or belittling thing I've written about someone else's software." elkbuntu
Added on: 2008-11-05 09:29:17
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encrypted encryption <deleted><alias> ecryptfs Flannel
Added on: 2008-11-01 02:15:25
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kde3-#kubuntu <deleted><alias>intrepidkde3 jussi01
Added on: 2008-10-31 19:04:14
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Last modified: 2009-04-24 05:41:14
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intrepidkde3 <deleted><reply> Kubuntu 8.04 ships with KDE3 and full support. Karmic and above do not include KDE3, but a remix install CD can be obtained at https://wiki.kubuntu…de3/Karmic (or .../Lucid, etc.). This is not officially supported. Support, instructions, and ways to contribute can be found on the wikipage. jussi01
Added on: 2008-10-31 19:03:25
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releasenotes release notes <reply> For release notes of a given Ubuntu release, please refer to the 'Docs' column on the 'List of releases' table at https://wiki.ubuntu.…m/Releases Pici
Added on: 2008-10-30 18:30:01
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Last modified: 2018-10-20 22:50:39
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notes <reply> Ubuntu $curStableNum ($curStableLong) release notes can be found here: https://ubottu.com/y…$curStable Pici
Added on: 2008-10-30 18:29:35
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Last modified: 2016-10-13 15:27:39
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norelease <reply> The release manager saw her shadow and went back into her burrow, so we'll have six more weeks of Hardy. Myrtti
Added on: 2008-10-30 11:14:11
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Last modified: 2011-04-11 20:22:25
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isitout outyet isoutouyet is it out yet releasetime isitoutyet countdown-#ubuntu-release-party isitout? <reply> YES, Ubuntu 20.10 is out! Go get it at https://ubuntu.com/download LjL
Added on: 2008-10-30 01:48:02
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Last modified: 2020-10-22 18:52:33
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intrepix-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> It's spelled Intrepid, unless you're wastrel LjL
Added on: 2008-10-28 01:51:53
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notreally-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> Mwahahahahhahaha. No! LjL
Added on: 2008-10-28 00:38:41
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Last modified: 2016-01-19 03:39:03
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trolls-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> People who add factoids repeatedly even after they've been refused once or twice. Also, aubade. LjL
Added on: 2008-10-28 00:29:41
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Last modified: 2014-06-04 00:37:11
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trolls <deleted><alias> atroll LjL
Added on: 2008-10-28 00:28:27
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maybe <reply> See !lies LjL
Added on: 2008-10-27 22:47:38
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lt lithuanian <reply> Šiame kanale bendraujama anglų kalba. Jei ieškote pagalbos lietuvių kalba, prisijunkite prie #ubuntu-lt kanalo. LjL
Added on: 2008-10-27 14:38:05
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dk-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> For at diskutere på dansk, bedes du venligst gå til #ubuntu-dk-snak. Denne kanal er kun engelsksproget. LjL
Added on: 2008-10-26 15:54:01
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Last modified: 2008-10-26 15:58:04
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