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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
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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
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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
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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
Requested 158 times
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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3rdparty <reply> Packages contained in 3rd party repositories are not included in Ubuntu for a reason. Whether this be poor packaging standards, bugs or malicious authors. You should trust the maintainers of these repositories before using them. See http://ubuntuforums.…p?t=297814 for consequences. ompaul
Added on: 2008-02-24 22:00:39
Last edited by PriceChild
Last modified: 2008-02-24 22:13:37
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bootchart <reply> bootchart charts your machine at boot time, to install >> sudo apt-get install bootchart << the graphic is in /var/log/bootchart after the next reboot ompaul
Added on: 2008-02-24 21:34:35
Last edited by ompaul
Last modified: 2008-02-24 21:35:27
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atroll <deleted><reply> trolling / trollish behaviour is behaviour that is considered annoying by other channel users, this includes going offtopic, asking the same question time and again getting answered and not acknowledging the answer, and these are not the only ways behaviour can be considered trolling, please see /msg ubottu guidelines - if this applies to you, you may find yourself outside the channel ompaul
Added on: 2008-02-24 19:37:23
Last edited by Flannel
Last modified: 2011-09-27 02:34:36
Requested 659 times
expert <deleted><alias> anyone ompaul
Added on: 2008-02-23 15:23:17
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:31:51
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