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remaster customlivecd remastering <reply> Interested in remastering the Ubuntu !LiveCD or !Alternate installer? See: https://help.ubuntu.…tomization and https://help.ubuntu.…tomization - Or use tools such as http://uck.sourceforge.net/ stdin
Added on: 2008-05-05 21:42:06
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2014-08-08 01:56:33
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mac macbook unity-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> For help on installing and using Ubuntu on a Mac, see: https://wiki.ubuntu.…yHelpPages stdin
Added on: 2008-05-05 01:25:23
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-02-01 07:39:50
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maple <reply> To install Maple, see https://help.ubuntu.…nity/Maple jrib
Added on: 2008-05-04 18:50:10
Last edited by jrib
Last modified: 2008-05-04 18:50:24
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envyng <deleted><reply> EnvyNG is a program to install newer version of nVidia or ATi drivers on Ubuntu 9.10 or earlier. It can be found in !Universe as "envyng-gtk" (for Gtk/Gnome) or "envyng-qt" (for Qt/KDE). It is NOT a supported method to install video drivers; please only use it if standard methods fail and at your own risk - See also !BinaryDriver. jussio1
Added on: 2008-05-01 17:30:20
Last edited by genii-around
Last modified: 2011-05-25 17:30:24
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gestures-#kubuntu <reply>KDE has a built-in support for mouse gestures. See: http://userbase.kde.…d_Gestures for a howto Jucato
Added on: 2008-04-30 00:30:51
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-14 19:52:02
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chat-#ubuntu-classroom <reply> Please use #ubuntu-classroom-chat for random chatter and asking questions. Questions should start with "QUESTION:" so we can spot them. Amaranth
Added on: 2008-04-28 17:00:50
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alternate-#kubuntu <reply> The Alternate CD is a classical text-mode install CD. It supports a wider range of hardware than the !LiveCD, and can also be used as an upgrade CD. Look for the alternate checkbox on the Kubuntu download page - See also !minimal Jucato
Added on: 2008-04-28 14:56:05
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-06-16 15:06:04
Requested 78 times
repomirror chmirror <reply> Go to "System", "Administration", and "Software Sources" and choose "Other" from the drop down box. Then choose "select best server" and your system will choose the fastest mirror for you automatically. Hobbsee
Added on: 2008-04-25 06:00:30
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2008-05-06 21:49:03
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torrents-#kubuntu <reply>Kubuntu $curStableLong ($curStableNum) torrents can be obtained at http://torrent.ubunt…r/release/ LjL-Temp
Added on: 2008-04-24 16:28:20
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-14 19:52:31
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spoon <reply> There is no spoon. Amaranth
Added on: 2008-04-24 09:16:13
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lfs <reply> LFS is Linux From Scratch ( http://www.linuxfrom…ratch.org/ ) - not to be confused with !LTS, which is the long term support release of Ubuntu ompaul
Added on: 2008-04-20 15:24:19
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 15:38:31
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emesene <deleted><reply> Emesene is an instant messenger for the WLM network. See http://emesene.org for more information. Spec
Added on: 2008-04-18 18:44:54
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-04-02 04:14:26
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trash <reply> Your GUI file manager's Trash folder is located at ~/.local/share/Trash/ for files moved to trash from your hard disk and .../.Trash-userid/ on external devices for files moved to trash from the device. LjL
Added on: 2008-04-18 01:11:40
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-04-19 00:43:28
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xrandr <reply>XRandR 1.2 is the new method of running dual screens in !X. Information/HowTo here: http://wiki.debian.o…wToRandR12 Hobbsee
Added on: 2008-04-16 06:34:51
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ffe <reply> Feature Freeze Exception. See https://wiki.ubuntu.…ionProcess for the freeze exception process. Hobbsee
Added on: 2008-04-15 15:48:48
Last edited by nhandler
Last modified: 2010-02-21 16:35:38
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uvfe <deleted><alias> uvf Hobbsee
Added on: 2008-04-15 15:48:44
Last edited by nhandler
Last modified: 2010-02-21 16:34:45
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server-network networkcli network-cli clinetwork <reply> For help setting up networking on Ubuntu Server, see https://help.ubuntu.…ommandLine ompaul
Added on: 2008-04-14 21:51:09
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-04-02 04:27:11
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screenlet <deleted><alias> screenlets Pici
Added on: 2008-04-14 15:38:30
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 15:35:56
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eeepc eee <reply> Information about installing Ubuntu on an Asus EeePC can be found at https://help.ubuntu.…nity/EeePC . The Ubuntu EeePC Channel is #ubuntu-eeepc , main EeePC discussion in #eeepc LjL
Added on: 2008-04-09 18:56:42
Last edited by genii
Last modified: 2009-10-27 16:34:19
Requested 312 times
awn <deleted><reply> Avant Window Navigator is a dock-like navigation bar for the Linux desktop that positions itself at the bottom of the screen. Homepage http://wiki.awn-project.org/ - Awn-Manager can be found in Universe from Hardy (8.04) onwards. Hobbsee
Added on: 2008-04-09 14:41:16
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-04-11 20:00:55
Requested 304 times
xterm <deleted><reply> If with all the cute terminals that are around you're still using xterm, then you deserve any problem you're experiencing with it. Go away. LjL
Added on: 2008-04-06 02:15:21
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2015-10-23 18:28:15
Requested 59 times
schedule-#ubuntu+1 <reply> A schedule of $curDevelLong ($curDevelNum) release milestones can be found here: https://wiki.ubuntu.…seSchedule Pici
Added on: 2008-04-04 19:29:38
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2015-03-15 04:26:29
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ics inetsharing <reply> If you want to share the internet connection of your Ubuntu machine with other machines in the network see https://help.ubuntu.…ionSharing Pici
Added on: 2008-04-02 19:03:38
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-05-06 11:22:25
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favourite <deleted><alias> best LjL
Added on: 2008-04-02 02:05:50
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:33:32
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favorite <deleted><alias> best LjL
Added on: 2008-04-02 02:05:46
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:33:29
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badmouse <reply> If typing on your keyboard causes the mouse to briefly stop working, check out http://ubuntuforums.…p?t=402296 LjL
Added on: 2008-03-29 15:26:23
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lowmemory lowmem <reply> For installing on low memory systems, this page has useful information: https://help.ubuntu.…rySystems. See also https://help.ubuntu.…uirements. ompaul
Added on: 2008-03-26 01:01:39
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undelete recover <reply> Some tools to recover lost data are listed and explained at https://help.ubuntu.…taRecovery LjL-Temp
Added on: 2008-03-22 21:58:27
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-30 19:05:35
Requested 1028 times
n00b <deleted><alias> noob Seveas
Added on: 2008-03-22 18:44:07
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:40:59
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poll <deleted><alias> best Seveas
Added on: 2008-03-21 19:37:45
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:33:26
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fish-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> <>< ><> <>< ><> Spec
Added on: 2008-03-21 17:32:05
Last edited by Spec
Last modified: 2008-03-21 17:38:22
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lmao <deleted><alias> lol Pici
Added on: 2008-03-19 22:46:38
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:38:33
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np <reply> The Nepali Ubuntu Local Community is in #ubuntu-np - Also see: http://wiki.ubuntu.org.np LjL
Added on: 2008-03-19 00:46:57
Last edited by PriceChild
Last modified: 2008-04-17 21:20:15
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test-##testbot2 <reply> very failed LjL
Added on: 2008-03-18 16:31:59
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ar <reply> La comunidad local de Argentina se puede encontrar en #ubuntu-ar y en su canal de offtopic: #ubuntu-ar-cafe jpatrick
Added on: 2008-03-17 12:16:14
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ops-#ubuntu-youth <reply> Help! MenZa, jpatrick, Tm_T, LjL, elkbuntu! jpatrick
Added on: 2008-03-15 12:27:38
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servergui <reply> Ubuntu server does not install a desktop environment or X11 by default in order to enhance security, efficiency and performance. !eBox provides a GUI system management option via a web interface. See https://help.ubuntu.…/ServerGUI for more background and options. Seveas
Added on: 2008-03-13 16:49:00
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nodeco <reply> If you're missing windows decorations after enabling Desktop Effects with an NVIDIA card, try « sudo nvidia-xconfig --add-argb-glx-visuals -d 24 » in a !shell. LjL
Added on: 2008-03-10 03:27:20
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2008-03-10 03:27:20
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danger rmrf/ dangerous <reply> DO NOT RUN THAT COMMAND! That particular command is DANGEROUS and shouldn't be uttered here. REST OF YOU: DANGER, WILL ROBINSON, DANGER! Do not use the command or utter it here thank you! ompaul
Added on: 2008-03-08 18:30:18
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-11 02:10:55
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appreciate <reply> The people in this channel are all volunteers who donate their valuable time. Please do not 'reward' this kindness with rudeness. Saying 'Thank you' is more appropriate. Seveas
Added on: 2008-03-05 22:55:43
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hal open the pod bay doors-#ubuntu-offtopic in the process of being deprecated. See https://wiki.ubuntu.…Halsectomy and http://en.wikipedia.…tion_layer for more info. Tm_T
Added on: 2008-03-01 19:27:34
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:44:22
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brainstorm <deleted><reply> Post your ideas for Ubuntu at http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com and vote for the ones you like! PriceChild
Added on: 2008-03-01 16:35:56
Last edited by bazhang
Last modified: 2013-09-15 12:08:25
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moblock <reply> info in detail is on this wiki page: https://help.ubuntu.…ty/MoBlock ompaul
Added on: 2008-03-01 00:59:27
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amaranth-#ubuntuforums <deleted><reply> Amaranth: Get back to work! Amaranth
Added on: 2008-02-28 11:48:21
Last edited by jussi01
Last modified: 2009-06-14 12:54:42
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goodquestion gq betterquestion <reply> Are you sure your question allows us to help you? Please read http://www.sabi.co.u…lpAsk.html to understand how to ask a 'better' question. LjL-Temp
Added on: 2008-02-28 00:52:05
Last edited by LjL-Temp
Last modified: 2008-02-28 01:32:09
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lolops <deleted><reply> Teh lolops r in ur chanelz, wotchin u mizbehav ompaul
Added on: 2008-02-27 23:43:02
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:38:44
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langpack lang-pack <deleted><reply>A recent update broke some KDE language packs, leaving the user unable to login. (http://launchpad.net…gs/195647) This has now been fixed and an updated package is in the -updates repo. If you removed the packages with the interim fix you can reinstall them with: << sudo apt-get install language-pack-kde-en language-pack-kde-en-base >> jussi01
Added on: 2008-02-26 19:26:10
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-01-30 08:26:50
Requested 24 times
opinion <deleted><alias> best LjL
Added on: 2008-02-25 18:07:54
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:33:24
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khardy <deleted><reply> Kubuntu Hardy Heron expects to ship with both KDE 3 and KDE 4 as 2 separate disks. KDE 3 should be offered by shipit. The KDE 3 CD will be commercially supported for 18 months and KDE 4 will be community supported jussi01
Added on: 2008-02-25 11:43:35
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2012-09-19 10:16:19
Requested 51 times
filenames case <reply> File names in Ubuntu are case sensitive, MyFile is not the same as myfile, and if you put spaces in there and use a console you need to "escape" the space, thus "gedit My\ File.txt" ompaul
Added on: 2008-02-24 22:24:58
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